Hiking is an outdoor sport for people looking for unique experience in the wild field which combines multiday hikes with mountain climb, rock climb, river tracing, camping and filed survival in the areas of mountains, forests, brooks and valleys. Due to its intellectuality, exploratory and unpredictability, hiking participators are necessarily required with high integrated skills, good physical fitness, stable psychological quality and accommodating team spirit. A successful hiking experience in remote wilderness areas should be based on a complete plan concerning all aspects, the knowledge of the hiking area including weather, landform, difficulty, risk factor, and all needed outfit, food, medicine, and so forth.
The exciting hiking routes traversing the valleys in Siguniang Mountain undoubtedly will be your unforgettable experiences which will go through some peerless sceneries of colorful redwoods, plunging waterfalls, snow peaks and mountain sunrise, as well as taste high land food and customs of the mysterious ethnic groups.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Accommodations|
|Day1||Chengdu||Arrive in Chengdu, be met and transferred to your hotel.||Hotel|
Morning drive from Chengdu to Shuangqiao Valley via Dujiangyan, Wolong, and Rilong. Arrive at the nek of Balang Mountain (with an altitude of 4200m), and walk free for 1-2km to adapt to the high altitude at the rest of the day. Overnight today in local guesthouse in Shuangqiao Valley.(Altitude: 3200m)
|Day3||Redwood Forest/Niuxin Mountain||
Early morning, start trek from the guesthouse to Redwood Forest and the campsite on Niuxin Mountain.(Altitude: 3700m)
Yeren Peak Campsite
After breakfast, start trek to Yeren Peak Campsite, enjoy the scenery of surrounding peaks. The nek en route is about 4700 meters high above sea level. Today overnight camp in Yeren Peak.(Altitude: 3700m)
After breakfast, trek down the mountain. Today overnight in local guesthouse in Rilong.
Drive back to Chengdu, or transfer to your next destination to continue your hiking according to your requirement.
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Arriving in Chengdu, you will be met by your local guide and then be transferred to your hotel.
Transfer via: vehicle arranged by us
Sightseeing: Shuangqiao Valley, Balang Mountain
After breakfast, depart Chengdu for Shuangqiao Valley (about 260km) via Dujiangyan (a grand ancient irrigation system), Wolong (the hometown of Chinese panda), and Rilong(the nearest town to Mount Siguniang). Arrive at the nek of Balang Mountain, which has an altitude of 4200m and provides the best picturesque sceneries of Shuangqiao Valley, then walk free for 1-2km to adapt to the high altitude at the rest of the day.
Mt. Siguniang, the Queen of Sichuan's Peaks and a Paradise for Photographers, is the highest mountain of Qionglai Mountain in the Hengduan Mountain range. With graceful sceneries, it comprises four sword-sharp, precipitous snow peaks respectively rise 5025, 5276, 5355 and 6250 meters above the sea level.
Shuangqiao Valley, gets its name from its two wooden bridges, is the most charming among all valleys in Mount Siguniang; it features typical pasturing scenery with snowy peaks, meadows, forest and a multi-coloured Wuse Mountain. .
Overnight today in local guesthouse in Shuangqiao Valley.
Sightseeing: Redwood Forest, Niuxin Mountain
Early morning, start trek from the guesthouse to Redwood Forest, a gorgeous primeval redwood forest in the innermost of Shuangqiao Valley, and then continue the trek to the campsite on Niuxin Mountain, a famous attraction in Shuangqiao Valley which gets its name from its OX-heart-shape, and stands 4942 meters high above the sea level.
Overnight camp in Niuxin Mountain.
Sightseeing: Yeren Peak
After breakfast, start trek to Yeren Peak Campsite, enjoy the surrounding scenery of snow peaks. The nek en route is about 4700 meters high above sea level.
Overnight camp in Yeren Peak.
After breakfast, start trek down the mountain and arrive in Rilong Town, a nearest town to Mount Siguniang which is inhabited by Tibetans, Hui people and Han nationality.
Overnight in local guesthouse in Rilong Town.
Drive back to Chengdu, or transfer to your next destination according to your requirement to continue your hiking.