Haba Snow Mountain

The Haba Snow Mountain stands by the Jinsha River, 120 km southeast of Shangri-La City, with its main peak of 5,396 meters. The attraction of the Sanba Tourist Area is attributed to the towering peaks of the Haba Snow Mountain and its alpine moraine lake, endless tracks of azalea flowers and cluster of waterfalls cascading down snow-covered cliffs. The glacier on the Haba Snow Mountain is the southmost glacier in China.

Highlights of Haba Snow Mountain

▪Best Mountain for Climbing Tours
Haba Snow Mountain is the best mountain for climbing tours in Yunnan with an elevation of 5396 meters in the submmit. People can take 4 Days Haba Snow Mountain Climbing Tours from Lijiang or more tours with Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking. You can find more Haba Snow Mountain Climbing Tours here.

▪ Mystical Black Sea
The Black Sea is not the Black Sea in south-eastern Europe. Actually, it is a lake that gets its name from the color of its water, which is as black as ink. An abundance of Chinese giant salamanders swim together forming a ring in the shallows of the Black Sea with an appropriate temperature is reached, which makes it more attractive.

▪ Beautiful Rhododendra
It is the best time to visit Haba Snow Mountain during April to June when the rhododendra are in full blossom. You will be surprised to find that there are so many varieties of rhododendra. More than 200 hundred kinds of rhododendra are distributed from the bottom to the top of the mountain, accounting for 70% of those in Yunnan.

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Haba Snow Mountain Attractions

Haba Snow Mountain is regarded as an ideal trekking paradise for beginners who are intended to climb a real snow mountain at an altitude of more than 5,000m. You will go through alpine vegetation, meadows, Moraine Lakes, waterfalls, boundless snow and glaciers with paranoramic views of snow mountains all around you. Abundant wildflowers like rhododendra and clouds may come into sight at the right time. [...]

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Haba Snow Mountain Tours

Haba Snow Mountain is regarded as an ideal trekking paradise for beginners who are intended to climb a real snow mountain at an altitude of more than 5,000 meters. The classic trekking tour for Haba Snow Mountain usually starts from the Tiger Leaping Gorge as a warming-up. It allows you to experience the typical process of climbing a snow mountain from trekking to the Base Camp and the final summit. You will go through the Tiger Leaping Gorge, alpine vegetation, meadows, boundless snow and glaciers with paranoramic views of [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Haba Snow Mountain , China Climate & When to Go

Climate The vertical alpine climate is formed because of the mountain's altitude, and thus the climates are various in ascending order. Subtropical zone, cold temperate zone, frigid zone, paramos are distributed in different parts with different altitude. The difference in temperature between the top and the foot of the mountain can reach up to 23℃. Snow on the top of the main peak of the mountain persists all the year around. The upstanding main peak, together with four little peaks around it, seems to be a shining crown [...]

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Transportation

Transportation, Haba Snow Mountain , China Transportation

Haba Snow Mountain is a mountain rising above the northwest side of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan, China. It rises opposite the higher Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and towers 3,500 meters above the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, also known as the Jinsha River. The summit of the mountain is a popular destination for amateur mountaineers and its lowest slopes are crossed by the popular Tiger Leaping Gorge trail. Long-distance Bus Tourists can take a long-distance bus from Lijiang or Shangri-La to Qiaotou and it will take about 2 hours. Then rent [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Haba Snow Mountain stands by the Jinsha River, 120 km southeast of Shangri-La City, with its main peak of 5,396 meters. The attraction of the Sanba Tourist Area is attributed to the towering peaks of the Haba Snow Mountain and its alpine moraine lake, endless tracks of azalea flowers and cluster of waterfalls cascading down snow-covered cliffs. The glacier on the Haba Snow Mountain is the southmost glacier in China. 1.Climbing Activity Haba Snow Mountain is 5,396 meters above sea level. It is [...]

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Travel Tips

Haba Snow Mountain is a mountain rising above the northwest side of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan, China. It rises opposite the higher Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and towers 3,500 meters above the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, also known as the Jinsha River. The summit of the mountain is a popular destination for amateur mountaineers and its lowest slopes are crossed by the popular Tiger Leaping Gorge trail.  Basic Facts Elevation (meters):5,396 Continent: Asia Country: China Latitude: 27.3394 Longitude:100.191 Difficulty:Basic Snow/Ice Climb Nearest major airport: Lijiang (Yunnan China) Tour starts/finishes: Lijiang or Shangri-La Fitness required: Excellent Time of year available: April-June, September-November Best Times to Visit Affected by the [...]

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Useful Maps

If you go to somewhere new, maps play significant role in your travel. Maps can indicate the directions and locations for you. The maps will be helpful, such as the Tourism Attractions Map of Haba Snow Mountain in Shangri-La, Transportation Map of Haba Snow Mountain in Shangri-La, Location Map of Haba Snow Mountain in Shangri-La, Trekking Route Map of Haba Snow Mountain in Shangri-La. [...]

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Haba Snow Mountain Accommodation

There are not many accommodation choices around Haba Snow Mountain. Before you start trekking, the guesthouses in Haba Village seems to be the only and the best option for you. Most of guesthouses provide equipment for climbing. After getting to Base Camp, at the hillside nearly at an altitude of 4,200 meters, it’s better for you to spend one night there. It’s an important landmark of Haba Snow Mountain and a relatively good place for a rest. You can pitch a rent [...]

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