7 Days Baima Snow Mountain Hiking Tour to Nine Lakes and One Mountain Scenic Area

7 Days Baima Snow Mountain Hiking Tour to Nine Lakes and One Mountain Scenic Area is developed by Yunnan Exploration in 2018. This tour takes you to discover the highlights of Three Parallel Rivers including The First Bend of Yangtze River, Shigu Town, Tacheng Yunnan Snub-nosed Monkey Park, Luotong Village, Jiuhu Yishan (Nine Lakes and One Mountain), and Baima Snow Mountain.

Highlights:

  • Do hiking tour to Nine Lakes and One Mountain Scenic Area.
  • Explore the charm of Shigu Town.
  • Be amazed by the magnificence of the First Bend of Yangtze River.
  • Step into ethnic villages of Weixi County to familiar ethnic people’s life and culture.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Lijiang Arrival
  • Day 2: Lijiang-Shigu-Tacheng
  • Day 3: Tacheng-Weixi-Badi-Luotong Village
  • Day 4: Luotong Village-NO.1 Pasture-NO.2 Pasture
  • Day 5: NO.2 Pasture-NO.1 Pasture
  • Day 6: NO.1 Pasture-Tacheng
  • Day 7: Shangri-La Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Lijiang

Sightseeing and Activities:Arrive in Lijiang
Accommodation: Lijiang
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch 

Upon your arrival, your tour guide and driver will pick you up and then transfer to the hotel for rest.

Day 2 Lijiang-Shigu-Tacheng

Sightseeing and Activities:Lijiang-Shigu-Tacheng
Accommodation: Tacheng
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch 

In the morning, your driver and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and then drive to visit Tacheng. On the way, have a distance view of the First Bend of the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery and pay a visit to Shigu Old Town. Visit the Iron Chain Bridge ,the Red Army’s Long March Memorial Monument in the Shigu Old Town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.  After that, drive to Tacheng for overnight.

Day 3 Tacheng-Weixi-Badi-Luotong Village

Sightseeing and Activities:Tacheng-Weixi-Badi-Luotong Village
Accommodation: Luotong Village
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch 

Tacheng-Weixi-Badi-Luotong Village

Day 4 Luotong Village-NO.1 Pasture-NO.2 Pasture

Sightseeing and Activities:Luotong Village-NO.1 Pasture-NO.2 Pasture
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Get up in the early morning, have breakfast in the Luotong Village. After the breakfast, hike 1.5 hours to No.1 Pasture via medicinal materials base. After a short break, hike 3 hours to No.2 Pasture, overnight at No.2 Pasture.

Day 5 NO.2 Pasture-NO.1 Pasture

Sightseeing and Activities:NO.2 Pasture-NO.1 Pasture
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Get up in the early morning, after a simple breakfast, hike down from No.2 Pasture to N0.1 Pasture, it will take nearly 2.5 hours. 

Day 6 NO.1 Pasture-Tacheng

Sightseeing and Activities:NO.1 Pasture-Tacheng-Shangri-La
Accommodation: Tacheng
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

In the morning, hike down from the No.1 Pasture to Luotong Village. Then, take a car to Badi. After lunch, transfer to Dacheng for rest.

Day 7 Departure from Shangri-La

Sightseeing and Activities: Departure from Shangri-La
Accommodation: None
Meals: None  

Departure from Shangri-La.

Recommended Hotels

Destination 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostel
Lijiang InterContinental Hotel Lijiang Wangfu Hotel Louwailou Hotel Baisha Holiday Resort
Tacheng Songtsam Lodges Tacheng Damo Hotel Deluke International Hotel Woyun Guesthouse
Luotong Village / / / /

Service Included:

  • We supply outfits: camping (two person), inflating mat, infrared stove, cooking utensils, autoclave, soup pot, stainless tableware, fuel, horse (use for transportation);
  • Food and solid food: fine dried noodles, eggs, tin, sausage, pork tin, fruit, chocolate, and biscuit;
  • Emergency treatment drug: tincture of iodine, bandage, and cotton tap, oxygen;
  • Help of climb: We provide 2-3 professional mountain climbing guide to help you to climb the mountain as the trip over. 6 and 5 people share 3 guides, 4 people share 2 guides;
  • All land transfer with private vehicle and experienced driver;
  • All accommodations listed in the itinerary;
  • All meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Admission fees for all of the sighseeing spots listed in the itinerary.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Tips for the driver and guide;
  • Personal travel accident insurance (you will buy in your country);
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary;
  • All optional programs;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Chinese visa fees.