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5 Days Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Tour

5 Days Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Tour

Chengdu - Kangding - Xindianzi - Tagong - Chengdu
Duration: 5 days Departure: All year around
Highlights:
Stands 5820 meters high, Yala Snow Mountain is one of the holy mountains in Tibetan areas, it is recorded as the second Shambala in Tibetan ancient books. The trekking route passes primitive forests, alpine lakes and pastures, wild hot spring and some cultural heritages. Not very hard, but could be a very great short escape from bustling city life.
DAY BY DAY
D1: Chengdu - Kangding - Zhonggu Village
D2 Zhonggu Village - Xindianzi Camping Base
D3 Xiandianzi -Yala Pass-Yala You Tso
D4 Yala You Tso-Taizhangou-Tagong
D5 Tagong-Chengdu
$ per person

Day 1: Chengdu-Kangding-Zhonggu Village

Schedule today: In the morning, transfer you from Chengdu to your hotel in Zhongu Village of Kangding. After arrival, walk around the village and start to prepare your equipment for the trekking. There are also some hot spring if you would like to try by yourself.

Zhonggu Village Zhonggu Village Hot Spring
Zhonggu Village Zhonggu Village Hot Spring

Day 2: Zhonggu Village-Xindianzi Camp Base (18km)

Schedule today: In the morning, give the heavy luggage to the horses, and start your trekking with local guide. You will firstly walk along the driveway to the entrance of Yala Snow Mountain. When you reach, you will start to walk upwards, the views are getting better. The road is very original, and don’t forget to wear a pair of comfortable water-proof shoes.

Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking
Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking

Day 3: Xindianzi-Yala Pass-Yala You Tso

Schedule today: After a simple breakfast, you will start your trekking. Today’s view is the best, where you can see the wild alpine flowers, yaks, forests and so on. You will also see some lakes such as Jiemei lakes. When you reach Yala You Tso, set a tent here. Then have a rest, enjoy the beautiful sceneries near the lake.

Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking
Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking

Day 4: Yala You Tso-Taizhangou-Tagong

Schedule today: In the morning, continue walk downwards. Walk around 2 hours you will firstly reach Taizhangou, where your driver will wait you there. Transfer to Tagong Grassland, where is also a nice place to overlook Yala Snow Moutain. You can also go to visit Tagong Monastery, which is one of the holy places for Tibetans people in Kham Area.

Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking
Yala Snow Mountain Trekking Yala Snow Mountain Trekking

Day 5: Tagong-Chengdu (374km, 7hrs)

Schedule today: In the morning, transfer from Tagong Grassland to Chengdu; enjoy the beautiful sceneries en route.

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