Chengdu-Hailuo Valley-Siguniang Mountain 6 days tour
Day 1: Chengdu—Moxi
At 8 AM in the morning tourists start from Chengdu, and enter Ya’an. During the trip they can appreciate the plain scenery of west Sichuan, and listen the romantic stories about charming Ya’an and “Three Ya”. At around 12:00, tourists have lunch at Shiyang Town, pass by Tianquan County, pass through Er’lang Mountain Tunnel (4716 M), and appreciate the unique and totally two kinds of different scenery of the mountain. After that they enter Ganzi Prefecture, view the landscape of Dadu River and Dadu Valley, to experience the infinite charming sunlight. They go upward along Dadu River, they can arrive at Luding, visit the famous red tourist attraction—Luding Chain Bridge (about 30 minutes), to rewalk on the road like Red Army, to experience the atmosphere of 22 soldiers conquering the bridge, and to feel the powerful waves of Dadu River in summer.At 17:00 in the afternoon, tourists will arrive at Moxi Old Town in Hailuo Valley. There are the relics when in Long March of Red Army, churches built by French in 1923, and relics of Tangfan Old Street, which make the old town more beautiful and charming. overnight at Moxi
Day 2: Moxi—Hailuo Valley
8:00 Tourists start their trip, take sightseeing car to pass by No. 1 Camp Site and No. 2 Camp Site, and pass through original forest. During the trip they can appreciate the landscape of original valley and forest, to experience the weather change of “four seasons in a mountain and different weathers in surrounding area”. In sunny day, you can see the spectacles in Hailuo Valley “golden sunset on the mountain”.
10:30 tourists arrive at No. 3 Camp Site, and then they can choose 3 ways to see the glaciers:You can take the cable to across the glaciers and go to the No. 4 Camp Site to see glaciers. It is easier.You can walk to the glaciers: you can take sightseeing car from No. 3 Camp Site to Cable Tickets, and walk along the sightseeing path to lookout. This needs half hours to 1 hour for one-way walking. While walking, you can go through original forests and enjoy the beautiful scenery. When you arrive at the lookout, you can also walk deep down the glaciers, to see them closely. However, walking is very tired, and needs a lot of time.You can also take the slider which is only in Sichuan to arrive at the lookout, and enjoy the scenery while walking.overnight at Moxi.
Day 3: Moxi—Danba
After breakfast tourists farewell to Moxi Town in the morning haze, look back the splendid Er’lang Mountain, recall the charming Hailuo, pass Kangding (the town of love songs), climb over Zheduo Mountain (4298 M, the natural boundary between Tibetan area and Han area, and arrive at Xinduqiao (paradise of photography), to appreciate he natural landscape. Xinduqiao is like a picturesque Shangri-La. The wonderful sunlight, the boundless grassland, the winding brook, the rows of poplar trees which will show different colors based on different seasons, the continuous mountains, the Tibetan villages, and the stocks grazing peacefully…… The beautiful plain scenery in west Sichuan makes it to be the “world of sunlight and shadow” attracting photographers. Then tourists will pass by Tagong County. Tourists can feel the rich Tibetan Lama folklore, play on Tagong Grassland, enjoy the grassland scenery and view Yala snow Mountain covered by snow all year round. go to Danba.overnight in danba.
Day 4: Danba—Mount Siguniang
After breakfast, tourists will go to the most beautiful village in China—Jiaju Tibetan Village, to experience rich folklore of Jiarong Tibetan people. That day tourists can get up early to take photos of morning scenery in the village which is regarded as the country of thousands of watchtowers: bridges, brooks, snow-capped mountains, Tibetan villages, and cooking smokes.Danba region was called Jiamo Chawarong in ancient times, which means people living in the valley area under mild climate, one of the four valleys in Tibetan area (also called Jiarong People), which is an important part of Tibetan nation.After that they can go to Mount Siguniang, to visit Shuangqiao Valley, Yinyang Valley, Five Color Mountain, Sun Moon Mirror, Ginseng Fruit Valley, Seabuckthorn Forest Cliff, Nianyuba, Hunter Peak, Niupengzi, Niuxin Mountain, Abi Peak and Yeren Peak. overnight in rilong.
Day 5: Mount Siguniang
After breakfast, tourists can go to visit Changping Valley to pass through original forests and walk across the brook, and view snow-capped mountains. From there they can see Peak Daguniang, Peak Erguniang, Peak Sanguniang and Peak Siguniang, also they can see Camphor Tibetan Village, Gelug Monastery, Poplar Tree Road, withered tree beach, Jingshen Cave, Xishen Tank, Leigu Stone, and Jinji Valley. (Picnic inside the valley for lunch) Changping Valley is located at the foot of the Mount Siguniang, more than 30 KM long in total. In the valley there are lush vegetation and original forests, and winding poplar trees and pines. At the end of the forests, large area of high-mountain alpine meadows are surrounded by mountains, which makes people feel mundane from the world. Without man-made decorations, all these are natural. overnight in Rilong.
Day 6: Mount Siguniang—Chengdu
After breakfast tourist leave Mount Siguniang, look it back on bus, recall the splendid oriental holy mountain, and climb over Jiajin Mountain Scenic Spot.Jiajin Mountain area is located at the boundary between Baoxing County and Xiaojin County, famous for its high mountains, relics of Red Army, snow-capped mountains and folklore. Pandas are half wild and half reserved, which makes a natural and beautiful picture. On June 7, 1935, the First Army of Red Army entered Baoxin County, marched northward, conquered the first snow-capped mountain—Jiajin Mountain on their Long March, and met other army (the Forth Army) at Xiaojin County, at the north mountain. Via Ya’an, back to Chengdu,end the tour.