9 days
Duration
7/10
Physicality
US$ 226.00
Single Supplement

Mt Gongga Trek is a trek in Mt. Gongga (also Mt Mingya Gangkar) which is the highest mountain in Sichuan province as well as in the southeast of China. It was once known as the highest peak on the planet. Its elevation is 7,556 meters. Mt Gongga Trek starts at Kangding and can be customized to fit a particular group’s interest, budget and schedule. The trip can be focused on trekking activities or the region’s cultural offerings depending on the groups interests.

Departure Date Overview

MonthDeparture dateDeparture dateDeparture date
2019 July10th
2019 August10th
2019 September10th
2019 October25th
2019 November25th
2019 December25th
Arrive Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Departure Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Activity Trekking adventure
Group size

Minimum 8 people, maximum 16 people

INCLUDED
Licensed English-speaking guide
Accommodation based on double occupancy
Entrance fees to all sites listed in the itinerary
Arrival and departure airport transfers
Transportation
Walking and driving tour per itinerary
Included meals
  • All Breakfast
  • Full board on trekking
Included cook: one cook + one cook assistant
Lunches and dinners on the days at trekking
One Dining Tent
One kitchen Tent
One Toilet Tent
Yaks and Tbetan that to manage Yaks during trek
  • 8 – 9 people Tour: 8 yaks and 3 Tibetan to manage yaks
  • 10 – 12 people Tour: 10 yaks and 4 Tibetan to manage yaks
  • 13 – 16 people Tour: 12 yaks and 4 Tibetan to manage yaks
The free charged carried large baggage 15 kilograms per person
Tents
NOT INCLUDED
Medical costs China visa fees
Personal expenses Lunch and Dinner
Single supplement Personal equipment such as mattress, sleeping bag
D1

Arrive in Chengdu

Meet your guide at the airport or train station, drive to your hotel to check in. You will have your time free in the afternoon or if there would be time, we would visit to the traditional Chinese Teahouse at People’s park.

Overnight: Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel | Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
D2

Chengdu to Kangding

We’ll depart early, the distance from Chengdu to Kangding is about 280 kilometers, which may take 3 hours on the road; we will arrive in Kangding around noon, then we will get to the local supporting crew’s house to load up our gear and goods for trekking, preparing for trekking

Overnight: Local Tibetan Homestay | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D3

Trekking Day 1 -- Kangding to Liang-Cha-He Camp

We’ll drive to Laoyuling, where we will load up baggages and supplies on horses. We will begin our first day trekking, which is about 5-6 hours on the first day, reach the camp, and spend the night at Camp 1.

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

D4

Trekking Day 2 -- To Upper Riwoche

Today we will get up early to watch the sunrise. Three hours after our departure, we will arrive at a road junction where we will take the left to the pass of Riwoche Pass, which is approximately 4 hours to Camp 2. En route we will be able to experience the natural scenerye of snow captured peaks, which are all above 6,000 meters.
Overnight: Tent | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
D5

Trekking Day 3 -- To Moxi Valley

Today is a difficult trek due to the high altitude of the pass, which will take some time to reach and go over. After the pass we’ll reach Camp 3 at Moxi Valley.

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

D6

Trekking Day 4 -- To Gangkar monastery

The trekking trail to Camp 4 takes approximately all day to descend. The monastery of Gangkar is about 3,750 meters above sea level and was built in the 13th century by the 1st Repoche of Gangkar monastery. It is also one of the 3 most holy places of Karma Kargyu Sect of Tibetan Religion. There, you can choose to sleep in a tent or the guesthouse of the monastery.

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

D7

Trekking Day 5 -- To Shang Mu Ju then to Xinduqiao

In the moring, if weather permits, we will ascend for about one hour walk to enjoy the stunning view of Mt Gongga, then we will return the trail heading to Upper Tsemei village, where we will hire local vehicle getting to Shang Mu Ju village, in which our vehicle will be expecting us. We will load up our gear and taking the vehicle to Xinduqiao, the beautiful small Tibetan town, which becomes popular for its pictursque view, you will have a nice shower tonight.

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

D8

Xinduqiao to Chengdu

Today, we will first head northwest for about 30 kilometers, where we will visit to Lhagang monastery, and the Lhagang Pasture, enjoy the landscape of Mt Yarla ; then after, we will be on our way back, the drive from Tagong county to Chengdu is about 400 kilometers, a 6 hours’s drive is needed, once we arrive in Chengdu, check in, rest

Overnight: Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D9

Chengdu departure

Your tour ends today, and we will drive you to airport or train station for your departure

Overnight: Not include | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

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