Hailed as A Paradise of Photographers, Mt. Siguniang never disappoints its visitors and camera lenses with its intoxicating natural sceneries. Its precipitous peaks, serene valleys, isolated blue alpine lakes, gorgeous autumn leaves, and cloistered Tibetans' watchtowers and villages, always surprise your eyes especially after a hard journey, and can easily stimulate your potential to create perhaps your most beautiful landscape photos in your life. Every year from February to the middle of November, talented photographers flow deep into the mountain regardless of hard trekking only to freeze-frame the diversified beauties of different seasons; holy snow peaks, the sea of alpine flowers, amazing autumn tints, or spectacular ethnic architecture, you decide your own masterpiece.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Accommodations|
|Day1||Chengdu||Arrive in Chengdu, be met and transferred to your hotel.||Hotel|
Drive from Chengdu to Rilong (230km) via Dujiangyan and Wolong. After arrival, depart for Mt. Siguniang for a panorama shot of the mountain.(Altitude of Rilong: 3200m)
Early morning hike into Haizi Valley for free photo shoot.
Early morning, hike to the mountain foot for a close shot of Mt. Siguniang; after
the photographing, depart for Shuangqiao Valley for photo shoot.
After breakfast in the morning, depart for Danba County, and photo shoot for Suopo
Watchtowers and Jiaju Tibetan Village.
Chengdu, or transfer to your next destination according to your requirement for photo shoot.
|Day7||Chengdu||Transfer back to your own city.|
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: Mt. Siguniang
After breakfast, depart Chengdu for Rilong (230km, the nearest town to Mount Siguniang) via Dujiangyan (a grand ancient irrigation system) and Wolong (the hometown of Chinese panda). After arrival, depart for Mt. Siguniang for a panorama shot of the mountain.
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.
Sightseeing: Haizi Valley
Early morning after breakfast hike into Haizi Valley for free photo shoot. Later in the day, return to Rilong Town.
Haizi Valley gets its name from a dozen of blue haizi (alpine lakes) with crystal water and a great many of ancient alepidote fish. It is a stop for mountaineers to reach Da Feng of Mt. Siguniang, and its Guozhuang Lawn is a best location for amazing view of Mount Siguniang as well as an assembly site for local Tibetans to worship the mountain during Pilgrimage Meeting annually on lunar May 4th.
Sightseeing: Shuangqiao Valley
Early morning, hike to the mountain foot for a close shot of Mt. Siguniang; after the photographing, depart for Shuangqiao Valley for free photo shoot.
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.
Today overnight in a local guesthouse in Shuangqiao Valley.
Sightseeing: Danba County, Suopo Watchtowers, Jiaju Tibetan Village
After breakfast in the morning, depart for Danba County, "the most beautiful countryside in China" which characterized by extraordinary natural landscape, magnificent ethnic customs, ancient and mysterious historic culture; after arrival, depart for Suopo Watchtowers and Jiaju Tibetan Village for your photo shoot.
Suopo Watchtowers is a spectacular watchtower group built hundreds years ago by Mongolian herdsmen; it comprises 84 watchtowers including the only pentagonal one in the world.
Jiaju Tibetan Village, covers 5 square kilometers, is inhabited by over 140 households of Jiarong Tibetans who still reserve their unique traditional architecture built in stone-wood structure with primitive techniques.
Today overnight in local guesthouse.
Drive back to Chengdu, or transfer to your next destination according to your requirement for photo shoot.
Transfer via: on your own arrangement
Transfer to your own city on your own arrangement.