Sichuan Mount Gongga Hiking 8 days tour
Day-1,arrivel in chengdu
Upon your arrival in Chengdu, the tour guide pick up you to hostel and get prepared for your trekking. Have a good rest and prepare your equipment.Minya Konka (Mt. Gongga / Gongga Shan) located in the east of Tibetan region, with a height of 7556m. It is the highest mountain in Sichuan, surrounded by more than 20 jokuls above 5000 meters. Minya Konka is a sacred mountain for Tibetans.overnight in chengdu
Day-2, pick up your hotel,drive to kangding. Upon your arrival in Kangding, take a minibus to Laoyulin Village, which is located some 10km southeast of Kangding. Horse and guide can be hired here. The days will be calculated in double for return. overnight in the village.
Day-3, you can charter a van from Laoyulin to Washachang, to where the walk takes 1-2hours. From Washachang to Shang Rewuqie is about 30 kilometers uphill along the Valley. Continue to trek utill you arrive in the Shangriwuqie. En route, you need to cross the river and pass through the Dacaoba. Have a short rest during your trekking. The hardest part is from Xia Riwuqie to Shang Riwuqie camping area. overnight in the camp.
Day-4, It takes about 3.5 hours from Shang Riwuqie to the Riwuqie Pass along a very steep uphill path for 8 kilometers. There is only a 5 kilometers open ground at the pass, dotted with mani piles and pray flags. After crossing the pass, the trek becomes much easier than before. After that, it will take you about 3 or 4 hours to walk downhill and arrive at the Moxi Gully base camp, which stretches for about 4 kilometers along the riverside.Camping
Day-5, walk is not so difficult if it doesn't rain, while the trekking today is very long. You can see alluring lakes, creeks, grasslands, bushes and primeval forests during your hiking. Before arriving at Kongka Temple(3740M), there is a fork road, take the left one to Konka Monastery (the right one leads to Zimei Village), and it will take about half an hour's trek to get there. reach Konka temple. Camping inside is around.overnight in the village.
Day-6, have a short rest and you can enjoy some leisure time in the morning. You can take the northwest path and return to Konka Temple before the lunch time. You can try to go ahead to reach the base camp. This afternoon, trek about 2 hours to Zimei. Stay overnight at the local villagers' home.
Day-7, trek about 4 hours to Zimei Pass(4600m) from Shangzimei Village. Motorcycles are available for RMB60.00 per person/ You can see the panorama of the Moxi Valley and the beautiful snow peaks from the Pass. After crossing over the Pass, go downhill along the river and after about 3 hours hiking, you will reach the Shangmuju Village. Stay overnight in the villager's house or camping.
Day-8, you can take a motorcycle or tractor from Shangmuju to Liuba. Upon your arrival in Liuba County, you can wait to take the coach from Liuba to Kangding or you can charter a private minibus to Kangding from Liuba. from Shangmuju to Liuba to Kangding. Drive to chengdu from Kangding to Chengdu, 6 hours.To your hotel and have a good rest.end the tour.