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Trekking at Genyen Mountain in Kham Sichuan 14 days tour
Tour Code:SCNO-58

Travel Route
chengdu -Kangding-Chengdu

Itinerary
Day01 Arrival in Chengdu
Arrival in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, the home town of Panda. Picked up by the local guide at airport and transferred to hotel.overnight in chengdu

Day02 Chengdu – Kangding
In the morning,pick up you go to Kangding. En route at Yaan, the famous rainy city, we will visit the Giant Panda Breeding Centre and Reserch Institute, the home of many giant pandas, moved from Wolong Preserve after the 2008 May Eearthquake hit. In addition, we will make a short visit to Shangli ancient town in an extremely serene and beautiful surroundings. In the mid afternoon we will drive cross the Tunnel of Erlang Mountain, the mountain was traditionally the natural limits of Han Chinese villages and the Tibetan communities. Arrival in Kangding, the capital of Ganzi Zang (Tibetan) Autonomous Prefecture and the important juncture of Tibetan and Han People in history. overnight in kangding

Day03 Kangding – Litang (294km)
We drive on the zigzag road up to the mountain chain of Hengduanshan (Mt. Blocks), which extends from the north to the south. Looking out the window of your car, from where the snowy mountains, glaciers and high land lakes form a charmful picture in your eyes. First we cross the 4298 m high beautiful Zheduo Mountain, then to “the Paradise of the photographers “- Xinduqiao. After short photo break we drive to Yajiang city and enter the Yalong river ravine, then up to the beautiful Jianziwan pass (4658 m), in the afternoon arrival in the “world highland city" Litang (4014 m) which is the homeland of the 7th Dalai Lama. Upon arrival, we visit Changqingchunke'er Monastery (also admits as Litang monastery) in the western suburb. The Litang Monastery, developed by the 3th Dalai Lama in the year 1580, has become today the largest monastery of the Gelukpa Sect in south Kham. overnight in litang

Day04 Litang – Reke County
Drive to Reke County, where we can hire some porters and packing horses.In the afternoon, set up a tent. Camping

Day05 Reke – Lengda (trekking)
Start from Reke in the morning. Trek through the villages of Geze and Naiqianduo along the Rediqu River and reach Lengda Village at the foot of Mt. Genyen, where we can visit Lenggu Monastery, Lengda Waterfall and Tiger Skin Lawn. Camping

Day06 Lengda – Naibogunba (trekking)
Trek against the Gengatong River in the northeast of the Holy Mt. Genyen. In the afternoon, set up a tent.Camping

Day07-9 Naibogunba – Reti (trekking)
Trek northward along the Buma River valley and cross over one pass (4500 meters) of the Shaluli Shan and then trek from north to south along the Chaxibu River, which is west of Mt. Genyen and end the trekking at Reti Grassland in the southwest of the holy mountain. During the three days, we have to walk through two valleys and cross over the Shaluli Shan. What a tough job ! Anyhow, the lush forest, grand waterfalls, and mysterious caves will make you always enjoy it and forget tiredness. Camping

Day10 Reti – Chasongxi (trekking)
Trek on the broad grassland along the Reti River and reach Chasongxi via Chemumala. The hot springs on the way are so pure that you can drink it or take a bath in it. Camping

Day11 Chasongxi – Zhangla (trekking)
Keep on trekking along the Redi River and reach Zhangla via Lengda and Naiqianduo. The dense forests and dark green grassland make the air extremely fresh. Camping

Day12 Zhangla – Reke – Litang
Trek for Reke Village, from which we drive back to Litang County. Have a rest in hotel.overnight in litang

Day13 Litang – Xinduqiao – Kangding
Wake up in the late morning and leave for Kangding. Have a lunch on the way at Xinduqiao. After crossing the zigzaging Zheduo Mountain, we arrive in Kangding and take some spare time to do some shopping etc. in Kangding.

Day14 Kangding – Yaan – Chengdu
Drive back to Chengdu on the same way that we came from. A good farewell dinner in Chengdu will be arranged by our host at a fine local restaurant. End the tour.