Nianbaoyuze Trekking and Langmusi Huanglong & Jiuzhaigou 8 days tour
Chengdu - Aba - Songpan - Chengdu
Day 1: Chengdu Arrival
Fly to Chengdu,Upon your arrival at the Chengdu Shuangliu international airport, our tour guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel in Chengdu downtown. The rest of the day is yours to relax and have a good rest.
Day 2: Chengdu - Wenchuan - Li County - Hongyuan - Aba County
Today after breakfast at the hotel, we will drive from Chengdu to Aba County by way of Wenchuan and Li County. At the road junction of Zhegu Mountain, drive towards to Hongyuan. After lunch on the Hongyuan Grassland, continue to drive to Aba County. Upon your arrival, check in your hotel and have a good rest for today’s fatigue.
Day 3: Aba County - Nianbaoyuze (125km), trekking in Nianbaoyuze
After breakfast at your hotel, we will drive about 125km along the province road to Nianbaoyuze Scenic Area, located in Jiuzhi couty of Qinghai Province. After lunch, start your trekking tour. Nianbaoyuze is considered as a holy place inhabited by human, deities and every natural sprit. Legend has it that it is also the ancient battle field of Gesar, the most renowned Tibetan hero and his stores still widely spread here. When trekking to the Xiannv Lake, choose a flat ground to set up tents by the lake.
Day 4: Trekking from Xiannu Lake to Yaonu Lake, drive back to Aba County
Today, you will have a whole day trekking in Nianbaoyuze from Xiannu Lake to Yaonu Lake and then back. The round trekking will take about 5 hours. Xiannu Lake is wide from south to north and narrow from east to west. Its three sides are surrounded by mountains. There is a 100-meter narrow streamlet flowing to Yaonu Lake, which seem to be squeezed by Mt. Nianbaoyuze.
In the afternoon, we will go to the entrance and drive back to Aba County.
Day 5: Aba County - Hongyuan - Tangke - Ruoergai - Huahu - Langmusi
After breakfast, we will drive about 202km from Aba County to Tangke by Hongyuan by way of Hongyuan Prairie, and visit the First the First Band of Yellow River. After that, drive about 106km at Ruoergai county and enjoy the beautiful view of Ruoergai Grand Prairie which is famous as one of “Top 10 Most Beautiful Wetlands” in China, and explore the Huahu (Flower Lake), the best highlight of Ruoergai Grand Prairie. The lake area is also the natural reserve for migratory birds. Hike around and enjoy the setting sun on the prairie, and then drive northward to the Langmusi Temple, which is located on the border of Sichuan and Gansu. Langmusi Temple is divided into two parts by province. Check in your hotel in Langmusi town.
Day 6: Langmusi - Ruoergai - Chuanzhusi Temple - Huanglong-Jiuzhigou
Langmusi town is only composed of one main street with a stream known as “White Dragon River” passing by the street. After breakfast, you will go to visit Kirti Gompa, on the southern hill of Sichuan side, and another temple - Sertri Gompa on northern hill of Gansu side.After that, we will drive again on the beautiful Ruoergai Grand Prairie.afternoon visit to huanglong.Then go to Jiuzhaigou. Then have a good rest at your hotel near the gate of the scenic spot.
Day 7: Jiuzhaigou
Today, you will have a full day to explore the Jiuzhai Valley. There are 9 Tibetan villages in the valley, so called the name. Its best-known feature is its dozen of blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes. Jiuzhai Valley consists of three valleys – Rize Valley, Shuzheng Valley and Zechawa Valley, forming a shape of “Y”. It is said that there is no other place as peaceful as in Jiuzhaigou all over the world.
Day 8: Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu
Today after breakfast in your hotel, we will drive back to Chengdu, by way of Chuanzhusi, Songpan County, Mao County and Wenchuan. Upon your arrival at Chengdu, be escorted to your hotel or airport/ train station for your next destination.