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Classic Western Sichuan Loop 6 Days Overland Tour

Price from USD 760 p/p

Whole year Best Time
2 ~ 12 Group Size
4298 Max Altitude
Mugecuo lake, Kangding, Tagong monastery, Jiaju Tibetan village, Danba, Siguniang mountain

This route is an in-depth tour covering most classic sites in Western Sichuan including Tagong, Danba, Moshi Park (Mars on earth), Siguniang Mountain. You will see amazing snow mountains, boundless grasslands, mysterious Tibetan villages and mysterious parks. If you are first-time visitors, this route will be perfect for you to get to know the real Western Sichuan.

Day 1: Chengdu Arrival
Day 2: Chengdu-Kangding
Day 3: Kangding-Tagong
Day 4: Tagong-Danba
Day 5: Danba-Rilong
Day 6: Rilong-Chengdu
Itinerary Details

Day 1: Chengdu Arrival

Arrive in Chengdu. Please go to the hotel we booked for you on your own. The hotel will be located in downtown center so you can take your time to hang around and explore the city by yourselves. Time permitting, please don't forget to try the famous hotpot!

Moshi park in Western SichuanMoshi park in Western Sichuan

Day 2: Chengdu-Kangding

In the morning we drive to Kangding. Upon arrival we go to visit Mugecuo Nature Reserve, as one of the highest lake in west sichuan-3700 KM, trails of the lake also have “red sea”, “7 color lake” and so on, together with hot spring and well preserved forest and river, make Mugecuo a must see nature reserve in west Sichuan. In the late afternoon we can take a leisure walk around at Kangding Town.

Mugecuo lake- Western SichuanMugecuo lake- Western Sichuan

Day 3: Kangding-Tagong

In the morning after breakfast, we drive towards Tagong Monastery via Zheduo Mountain. Tagong Monastery has a history of more than one thousand years, is a one holy place for worship by the Tibetan. After that we can take a soft hike at the beautiful Tagong Grassland.

Tagong Monastery-Western SichuanTagong Monastery-Western Sichuan

Day 4: Tagong-Danba

In the morning we will visit the Moshi Park first. It is China’s only plateau stone forest landscape. It has a mylonite forest formed by crushing, grinding and shearing of rocks in the fracture zone of the part of Xianshui River in Daofu County during the neotectonic movement in the Quaternary period. Affected by the air humidity, the color of the mylonite forest would change according to the weather. During the wet season, the stone forest turns dark black. Such a metamorphic stone forest is extremely rare in the world. Because of its unique geological structure, the mylonite forest in Moshi Park is referred to as “China’s geological Bermuda” by experts and scholars. Later. proceed to Danba, glorified as the most beautiful village and the natural geologic museum in China is located in the west of Sichuan, with unique scenery of high-peaked mountains, overlapping peaks, deep canyons and so on. Then we continue to visit Jiaju Tibetan Village. It is one of the most beautiful village in China, has been listed the No1 most beautiful village in China by National Geography since 2005, The Tibetan village in Danba are famous for the very unique building with white color wall and paintings of sun, moon, stars and Buddhism symbols, and all these surrounded by beautiful mountain and river, shows a harmonious combination of human and nature.

Changping Valley-Mt.Siguniang in western SichuanChangping Valley-Mt.Siguniang in western Sichuan

Day 5: Danba-Rilong

In the morning we drive to Rilong. Mountain Siguniang (Four Girls Mountain) is a group of four perennially snow-covered peaks and has a well-protected natural environment with flourishing wild-life. Its peaks, canyons, clouds, and creeks are all marvels to the senses and they enthrall enthusiastic visitors. Then we visit Changping Valley. Changping Valley is not only a beautiful natural landscape, but also a rare ancient battlefield. During the reign of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty, the Qing Imperial Court made two conquests to Jinchuan County and fought here. The remains are rare to see, but the swords and guns at that time remains in the imagination. The Tibetan villages are dotted in the Valley with Guozhuang Platform for annual sacrifice of Holy Mountain- Siguniang Mountain and Lamaseries. Changping Valley is attractive for its vast sky gently over the valley.

Changping Valley-Mt.Siguniang in western SichuanChangping Valley-Mt.Siguniang in western Sichuan

Tibetan village in Western Sichuan

Day 6: Rilong-Chengdu

In the morning we drive to Shuangqiao Valley. Shuangqiao Valley is famous for snow peaks, pastures, grasslands and forests. It got its name from two wooden bridges in the ditch. We can experience the real pastoral scenery. Then we drive back to Chengdu. Check in the hotel we reserved for you. Tour ends.

Price Guide

Price Inclusions

1 Local transfer (car to bus depending on the group size)

2 Excellent driver with basic English comunication skills

3 Accmmodation with breakfast (twin share basis)

4 Entrance fee listed in the itinerary Mugecuo (entrance ticket + scenic bus)Tagong MonasteryTagong GrasslandJiaju Tibetan VillageMoshi Park (entrance ticket + scenic bus)

Changping Valley (entrance ticket + scenic bus)Shuangqiao Valley (entrance ticket + scenic bus)

5 Government tax

6 Travel insurance

7 Service fee

Price Exclusions

1 Tips 

2 Meals 

3 Your personal expenses

4 Single room supplement 

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