6 Days Haba Snow Mountain Circumambulation Hiking and Climbing Tour

Haba Snow Mountain Climbing Tour is one of the most popular adventure tours in Yunnan Province. The key highlight of this itinerary is to climb Haba Snow Mountain. Standing at 5396m, Haba is just above the snow-line and is covered with snow all the year round. This trip allows you to experience the typical process of climbing a snow mountain. It is not a hard climbing route. The most difficult is to overcome the high altitude sickness. For this 6 days Haba Snow Mountain tour, you will have one more day for decending from Base Camp to Haba Village. If you often go to high altitude areas and if you want to have a try to reach the summit of a mountain at 5396m, please don’t hesitate to join our snow mountain climbing tour. Before reaching Haba Snow Mountain, hike to Tiger Leaping Gorge. As the most wonderful Tiger Leaping Gorge hiking tour in the world, we organize Haba Snow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge together in your trip, this will be a special adventure travel in Yunnan.

Highlights

  • Experience climbing Haba Snow Mountain, an ideal climb for beginners climbing a 5000+m snow mountain.
  • Enjoy the Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking, one of the the deepest gorge in the world.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Lijiang-Qiaotou-Tea Horse Guesthouse
  • Day 2: Tea Horse Guesthouse-Tina’s Guesthouse-Haba Village
  • Day 3: Haba Village – BC of Haba Snow Mountain
  • Day 4: BC – Summit – BC
  • Day 5: BC -Jizhi Mountain Pass(4500M)-Southwest Slope of Haba Mountain-Xiajizhi Pasture
  • Day 6: Xiajizhi Pasture(3500M)-Dongpo Village(2300M)-Qiaotou Town-Shangri-La

Day 1 Lijiang-Qiaotou-Tea Horse Guesthouse

Sightseeing and Activities: the First Bend of Yangtze River and Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking
Accommodation: Tea&Horse Guesthouse
Meals: Lunch

At 8 AM, meet your tour guide & driver at your hotel, then head to Qiaotou Town. On the way, have a distance view of the First Bend of Yangtze River from afar. After Arriving at Qiaotou Town, hike about 2.5 hours from Qiaotou Elementary School to Naxi Family in Nuoyu Village for lunch and rest.

In the afternoon, continue hiking about 1.5 hours to the 28 Zigzag Turns Trail. You will have a wonderful view of the upper part of Tiger Leaping Gorge from 28 Turns Trail, then hike about 1 hour to Tea and Horse Guesthouse for overnight.

Day 2 Tea Horse Guesthouse-Half Way Guesthouse-Tina’s Guesthouse-Haba Village

Sightseeing and Activities:Waterfalls and Streams, Bamboo Forest, Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge
Accommodation: Haba Village
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast, hike 1 hour to Bendiwan Village and take a break at Half-way Guesthouse. Hike along a small train to Guanyin Waterfall and Bamboo Forest, arrive at Tina’s Hostel at noon. 

After hiking, have lunch in Tina’s Hostel and drive along the Yangtze River. Drive to Haba Village for overnight.  

Day 3 Haba Village-the Base Camp of Haba Snow Mountain(4200M)

Sightseeing and Activities:Base Camp
Accommodation:Base Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek up the Haba Mountain for about 15 km to the Base Camp at the 4200 m, which will take about 7 hours, with yaks taking your luggage. You will have picnic lunch in Haba Snow Mountain. You only need to take some water, clothe and necessary food. The other equipment will be transferred by the horses to the Basic Camp.

Base camp altitude indications vary depending on whom you ask but we found it to be at about 4100 m so this is a rather long day and the path can get very muddy. Use good waterproof boots. The walk is mostly through the beautiful Yunann forest apart from three meadows that you will cross on the way. 

Today you will hike up 1500M of the altitude, arrive at the Base Camp in the afternoon. Because of the high elevation, everyone will suffer the different altitude sickness. You should know how to adjust the situation and adapt to the high elevation. If you really feel not very well, please tell your escort.

Day 4 Base Camp(4200M) – the Submit – Base Camp

Sightseeing and Activities:Climb the Top of Haba Snow mountain
Accommodation: Base Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Get up at 3:00 am, prepare for your equipment and have a simple breakfast. Examine your health condition before leaving for the top at 4:00 AM. 

You will try toclimb about 4 km to the top of the Haba Snow Mountain at the 5396m, which will take about 5 hours. It is the ice and snow trail from the camp 1 to the summit. Enjoy the wonderful scenery of Haba Snow Mountain and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain with Yangtze River in the middle, take the pictures as souvenir. Here will be an unforgettable station of your life.

After having a picnic lunch, you will trek down to Camp 1 to take your luggage, then continue trek down to the Base Camp. Our service clerk at the BC will prepare good meals and waiting for you. Overnight at the Base Camp at 4200M.

Day 5 Base Camp of Haba Snow Mountain(4200M)-Jizhi Mountain Pass(4500M)-Southwest Slope of Haba Mountain-Xiajizhi Pasture

Sightseeing and Activities:Long Wang Bian Village, 
Accommodation:Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek from Base Camp to Jizhi Mountain Pass(2 hours). On the way, enjoy the scenery of Haba Mountain and you could see the Black Sea from afar. Trek along the Xiliu Pasture to Xiazhiji Pasture (3 hours).

Day 6 Xiajizhi Pasture(3500M)-Dongpo Village(2300M)-Qiaotou Town-Shangri-La

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: none
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Trek from Xiajizhi Pasture to Dongpo Village(4 hours). On the way, you will pass through original forest, Yi and Lisu villages. After reaching Dongpo Village, drive to Shangri-la. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.

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