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Mountain Goal Adevnture Activities:-

1. Mountaineering

2. Waterfall.

3. Rock Climbing.

4. Caving

5. Teambuilding.

6. Scuba Diving.

7. Water Rafting.

 

 

Minya Konka Trekking Holiday - 7 Days

Trip Introduction

A visit to the magnificent Minya Konka, a spectacular range of natural wonders. In-depth knowledge of Kham Tibetan people led by our guide from the Khampa community to Gongga Gompa. From rhododendron forest to the 4000+ mountain passes. This is one of the best locations for walking in China and also a newly-found trail. This week long trip is for either walking freaks or photography travelers.

Additional Information
Best Season Apr to Oct
Altitude 4000 meter


Itinerary
Day 01
Chengdu - Kangding

Ride from Chengdu to Kangding, the frontier Tibetan town in Kham. Our guide briefs you the previous night at your hotel in Chengdu. Arrive in Kangding after a long ride on National Highway 318. (Hotel)

Day 02
Kangding - Yulongshi

Another riding day from Kangding to Yulongshi Village which is a Tibetan community situated in the remote valleys in the Minya area where views get ever wilder as we drive deeper. Optional visit to the calcium lake in Yulongxi. The calcium lake is a sries of calcified small lakes located southwest to Minya Konka. It is of 8 terraces of colorful lakes stretching 900 meters from half of the hill to the bottom making its highest point at an altitude of 4000 meters. Camp or homestay for tonight. Family visit if available. (B,L,D) (Camping or Hostel)

Day 03
Yulongxi - Yak Ranch

Our trekking trip starts in the village of Yulongshi where we walk through yak pasturing meadow with the 4668 meters Yulongshi Pass ahead. Two hours and more we reach the top. Having the panorama of Minya Konka, the King of Sichuan mountains amongst the Minya Konka range outshines the other peaks around. Have lunch before descent to our campsite. All clear view of Minya Konka peak at the campsite. Watch the glowing peak at dusk before sunset. (approx 5 hours) (B,L,D) (Camping)

Day 04
Yak Ranch - Gongga Gompa

In the morning we trek on trail of dense rhododendron trees. Rhododendron flowers bloom in April and May. Heading towards the green alpine valley with flourish pristine forest. Two more hours walk before get to the Gongga Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhists monastery of Kargyupa sect and a regular basecamp used by mountain climbers for Minya Konka expedition. Minya Konka is visible from here at the monastery. It is closer than what we have viewed at Yak Ranch. Optional lodging night in monastery in one of the rooms made available for pilgrims from around. Optional one day's trek to the Southwest Basecamp of Minya Konka where 5 out of 8 successful summit were from there. (approx 4 hours) (B,L,D) (Camping or Hostel)

Day 05
Gongga Gompa - Shangmuju

Leave Gongga Gompa before a sunrise watch on Minya Konka. Three hours gradual descent in rhododendron forest, passing the prayer flag paved braches we reach Tsemed Camp where we catch our vehicle to Shanmuju for a stopover(guesthouse or camp) for next destination or back to Chengdu.(approx 3 hours) (B,L,D) (Camping or Hostel)

Day 06
Shanmuju - Kangding

Head back to Kangding en route enjoy the pastoral views around Xinduqiao. Overnight in Kangding. (B) (Hotel)

Day 07
Kangding - Chengdu

Today we drive back to Chengdu. Minya Konka Trekking Holiday ends.(B)

 

 

 
 
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