7 Days Nujiang Gaoli Gongshan Mountain Peak Hiking Tour from Bingzhongluo

Located deep in western Yunnan Province, Bingzhongluo is regarded as “a heaven of peace.” It has the most gorgeous natural sceneries in the Nujiang region. The holy mountain Gewakapu lies to the west of Bingzhongluo. It is 5,128 meters above sea level and the highest peak of Gaoligong Mountain. This hiking tour will start from Bingzhongluo to Gaoli Gongshan Mountain Peak.


  • Hike along Nujiang River and Gaoligongshan Mountain.
  • Discover the ethnic culture in Bingzhongluo and some villages of Nujiang.

Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 1 Bingzhongluo
  • Day 2 Bingzhongluo-Jiagetong pasture
  • Day 3 Jiagetong pasture-Qiukuaihu Lake
  • Day 4 Qiukuaihu Lake
  • Day 5 Qiukuaihu-Nianwaluo Pasture
  • Day 6 Nianwanuo pasture-Bingzhongluo
  • Day 7 Bingzhongluo-Liuku

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Bingzhongluo

Sightseeing and Activities: Arrive in Bingzhongluo
Accommodation: Bingzhongluo
Meals: Lunch

Arrive at Bingzhongluo. Have a good rest or enjoy some leisure time around this village. Then prepare for the hiking.

Day 2 Bingzhongluo-Dongfeng village-Baihe valley-Niqidang pasture-Jiagetong pasture

Sightseeing and Activities: Hiking, Bingzhongluo, Jiagetong pasture, Dongfeng Village, Baihe valley, Niqidang pasture
Accommodation:  Bingzhongluo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you’ll hike from Bingzhongluo to Jiagetong pasture via Dongfeng Village, Baihe valley, Niqidang pasture.

Day 3 Jiagetong pasture-Nianwaluo Yakou-Daoren Ridge-Qiukuaihu Lake

Sightseeing and Activities: Hiking, Jiagetong pasture, Qiukuaihu Lake, Nianwaluo Yakou, Daoren Ridge
Accommodation: Bingzhongluo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will hike from Jiagetong pasture to Qiukuaihu Lake via Nianwaluo Yakou and Daoren Ridge.

Day 4 Qiukuaihu Lake Round hiking

Sightseeing and Activities: Hiking, Qiukuaihu Lake, Niudacuo Yakou, Gawagapu Mountain, Jiukuaihu Lake
Accommodation: Bingzhongluo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you’ll have a round trip of Qiukuai Lake. Hike from Qiukuai Lake to Niudacuo Yakou and Gawagapu Mountain, then back to Jiukuaihu Lake.

You’ll get up early at around 7:00 am and start the hiking at 08:00 am. The hiking route is about 12 km, which is a challenge for the ascending altitude of 1500m. Gawagapu Mountain is the main peak of Gaoligong mountain.

Day 5 Qiukuaihu-Nianwaluo Lake-Nianwaluo Pasture

Sightseeing and Activities: Hiking
Accommodation: Bingzhongluo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you’ll hike from Qiukuaihu Lake to Nianwaluo Pasture via Nianwaluo Lake and Nianwaluo River.

Get up at 07:00 am and start the hiking at 08:00 am. The hiking route is about 20 km. We will walk into the backland of Gaoligong mountain and enjoy the beauty of primeval forest. Hike through the perpetual big ice sheets and along the Nianwaluo River to Nianwaluo pasture.

Day 6 Nianwanuo pasture – Sijitong- Bingzhongluo

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Bingzhongluo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today hike back to Bingzhongluo via Sijitong.

Day 7 Bingzhongluo-Gongshan-Liuku

Sightseeing and Activities: Departure
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Today drive to Liuku via Gongshan. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

Destination 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostels
Bingzhongluo / / / Local Guesthouse
Gaoligongshan / / / Local Guesthouse

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;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.

Travel Tips:

  • Visitors are advised to always carry changes of clothing due to the large variations in temperature between day and night.
  • The climate is relatively dry, so drink more water every day.
  • Protecting oneself from strong UV radiation at high altitude.
  • Protecting oneself from altitude sickness. Lessen the effects of altitude sickness, avoid strenuous exercise and have plenty of rest. 
  • Respect local customs , habits, and religious beliefs.