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Trekking on the King of Sichuan Mountains Minya Konka in Kham

Brief introduction:

Duration: 14 Tage
Areas: Chengdu, Kangding, Litang, Xinlong
Highlights:Trekking on Minya Konka, Ker Temple, Zere Temple, Ganze Temple, Tagong Temple, Huiyuan Temple, Jiaju Tibetan Village, Watchtower in Suopo, Siguniang Mt., Wolong county
Maximum height: 4550m
Trekking Difficulty: 3 (max. 5)
Activities: Trekking + Tour
Accommodation Hotel, Guest House, Tents
Transportation: Car/Van/Bus/
PAX of Participants: from 1
Best Season: March to October

Day 01: Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu, tour guide pick you up at airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Chengdu-Kangding-Laoyulin Village

Early morning leaving from Chengdu, drive to Kangding via Ya’an city (6-7 hours). Kangding is altitude of 2560 M. And go on drive about 2-3 hours to Laoyulin (3062 m); it is the starting site of this trekking tour. Stay overnight in the guest house in Laoyulin village.

Day 03: Laoyulin – Xia Riwuqie

Today the goal is trekking to Riwuqie Xia (Riwuqie gorge). Of course, will trek in a very beautiful place, have lunch and take a break, then go on trekking along the extensive breathtaking scenery; up to the 6000m high mountains, relax and enjoy. Stay overnight in tents.

Day 04: Shang Riwuqie (4200M) – Riwuqie Pass (4950M) – Moxigou Base Camp (3900M)

Today we will cross the 4950m high Riwuqie Pass. Stay overnight in tent at Moxigou-Whitewater (3900 m), which is at the foot of the 6112 m high mountain Ledumanyin-a secondary peak of Minya Konka. Walking time of 6-7 hours today.

Day 05: Moxigou Base Camp (3900M) – Winter Pasture

Today continue hiking through the wild forest landscapes along the beautiful mountain lakes and nomads camps. The original natural landscape will captivate you. Trekking about 6-7 hours today.

Day 06: Winter Pasture –  Konka Monastery (3740M)

Hike through the luxuriant forests and wild meadows, till reach to the Konka Monastery (3740 m). Stay overnight in tent or monastery. Trekking about 5-6 hours today.

Day 07: Konka Monastery (3740M) – Zimei (3100 m)

Hike through a part of jungle in the afternoon, and you will arrive the village Zimei (Tschumei, this village is very small, about 15 people). And have rest here.

Day 08: Zimei(3100 m) – Shangmuju Village (3700M)

Today is the last day of trekking. And once again we will pass a 4550m high pass- Tschumei -also the highest spot of this trekking tour. Then down to the village Shangmuju, in night you can be the guest to the local family. Stay overnight in simply guest house.

Day 09 Shang Muju – Liuba – Litang

Drive to Litang (4100M) via Xinduqiao paradise of photographer. Litang is the highest city in the world, stay overnight here.

Day 10 Litang – Xinlong – Ganzi

Visit the Temple in Litang, then drive to Xinlong and visit the temple ceremonies here, go on drive and visit other temples on the road till to get to Ganze.

Day 11: Ganzi – Luhuo – Daofu

Today drive to Daofu via Luhuo, visit Garze temple and Jueri (Joro) temple on the road.

Day 12: Daofu – Danba

Dive to Kham, on the road to visit Tagong monastery, Huiyuan Monastery, then arrive in Danba.

Day 13 Danba – Rilong – Wolong

Walk into the Changping Valley-Mountain Siguniang (Four Girls Mountain) when pass by. Over the pass (4,523 m) of Ba-long Mt. and get to the Wolong County, the former Panda Natural Reserve before 2008 earthquake. Stay overnight in Wolong county.

Day 14 Wolong – Chengdu

Drive back to Chengdu, free time after arrival, farewell dinner and service ends

Price includes:

  • All private transport
  • All mentioned accommodation on this trip
  • All mentioned meals on this trip
  • All mentioned entrance fee on this trip
  • Local English-speaking guide for each place
  • Local Chinese tour group insurance

Price excludes:

  • All international flights and the one didn’t metion on above
  • Drinking
  • Extra meals didn’t mentioned on above
  • Tips
  • Individual visiting (entrance fee) and tour options didn’t described on above tour.