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Holy Mountain Minya Konka Trek 8 Days Tour

Chengdu-Kangding-Mt.Minya Konka(Gonggashan) Trek- Chengdu

From CNY 3480
TOUR CODE: G-SC-001
TOUR TYPE: Group,Off The Beaten Path,Trekking,Photography

Summary

Minya Konka is also called Mount Gongga or Gongga Shan. It is one of the most popular trekking destinations in China. Minya Konka is 7556 meters’ tall and the highest mountain in Sichuan Province and also the easternmost 7 thousander in the world. Minya Konka is located in Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan within one day’s drive from Chengdu. Minya Konka is a holy mountain among local Tibetan People. A trekking trip to Minya Konka normally needs about a week and it is a serious camping trekking. In a Minya Konka trekking, you can see the many snow-capped peaks including Minya Konka, alpine views of Tibetan landscape, nomads Tibetan people, glaciers and Tibetan Monasteries.

Itinerary

Trek distance: 70km
Level : 3 star
Highest elevation up:1900m
Highest point: 4920m

Tour Summary
Day 1  Meet in Chengdu Hotel (500m)
Day 2 Chengdu – Kangding(2600m) – Laoyulin Power Station-  trek Gexi Grasslands (3400m) (BD)
Day 3 Gexi Grassland-trek 9km -Liangcha he-trek 5km to Lower Riwuqie-Trek 4km to Upper Riwuqie (4350m) (BD)
Day 4 Upper Riwuqie –(6km)- Riwuqieyakou(4920m)-(12km)-Moxigouwei Camp (or Leduomanyin BC camp-4100m)(3900m) (BD)
Day 5 Moxigouwei Camp (or Leduomanyin BC camp-4100m)(3900m)-9km-Yulongxi Yakou(4500m)-6km-Yulongxi village (3800m) (BD)
Day 6 Yulongxi cun village  (Tsemed village ) hiking – including Quanhuatan- Lenggatso lake (BD)
Day 07 Yulongxi village-Zimei Yakou(4500m)-Zimei Village-Bayuhai park lot(3100m)- Chengdu (Might overnight in Hailuogou) (BD)
Day 08  Chengdu Departure (BL)

Detailed Tour program
Day 1  Meet in Chengdu Hotel (500m)

Day 2 Chengdu – Kangding(2600m) – Laoyulin Power Station-  trek Gexi Grasslands (3400m) (BLD)
Start from Chengdu in the morning from your hotel and drive for about 4 hours from the Chengdu plain into the mountains. Arrive in Kangding in the afternoon and then driver further 25km to Laoyulin Power station. Here we will trek 3km to Gexi Grassland, camp site for today. First on hiking, easy and slow from Trail winds in the forest and passes groups of pasturing yaks. Huge rock faces and all year round snow capped peaks that are above 5000m can be seen on this day. Camp by a river in an open pasture by the foot of Little Gongga.
Trek distance:3km
Overnight eleavation :3400m
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)
Day 3 Gexi Grassland-trek 9km -Liangcha he-trek 5km to Lower Riwuqie-Trek 4km to Upper Riwuqie (4350m)
After breakfast, we will trek toward Upper Riwuqie with amazing scenaries along the way. 2 hrs later, we shall reach Liangchahe which will be surround a large pile of red stones, take your time to take great photos. Later on, we shall trek southwards and will have gorgeous view of snow mountains of  Tianhaizi (6070m), Small Minya Konka(6027m), Jiazifeng (6549m). Enjoy the amazing view while slowly trek to upper Riwuqie-campsite for tonight.  Trek  Distance: 15km, around 7-9 hours Elevation of night: 4350m  Notice: If heavy snow falls, we will adjust to Panpan mountain route as it would be impossible to cross Riwuqie Pass. 
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)
Day 4 Upper Riwuqie –(6km)- Riwuqieyakou(4920m)-(12km)-Moxigouwei Camp (or Leduomanyin BC camp-4100m)(3900m)
A difficult day starts by walking up to the 4920m pass. Necessary breaks while walking to catch your breath or taking pictures. A panoramic view by the top of the Riwuqie pass where you can see great views of the mountains in Gonggashan. After the pass, walk down to REddomaine Camp descending for about 1000m. Descend for 300m in 15km. One full day walking in the lush Moxi valley. River-crossing involved. Arrive by Winter Ranch at around 3600m and camp for overnight.
Trekking Distance: 18km
Trekking time : 6 – 8 hours
Overnight elevation: 3900m
Notice: During holiday we will camp at Leduomanyin BC camp(4100m) instead of Moxigouwei Camp to avoid the crowds
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)
Day 5 Moxigouwei Camp (or Leduomanyin BC camp-4100m)(3900m)-9km-Yulongxi Yakou(4500m)-6km-Yulongxi village (3800m)
Continue walk to the south and make a U turn to the Gongga Gompa. There is only one monk living here. A late start today after a little walk around the Gompa and watch the sunrise by the Gompa. Gongga Gompa provides one of the best locations to have a full view the peak of Gonggashan. The walking starts by the Gompa and retrace a little before walk to the local Tibetan Tsemed village where you catch your car to drive to Shangmuju, another Tibetan village for guestroom overnight, en route stop by Tsemed Pass to have a final view of Gonggashan.
Trekking Distance:15km
Trekking time: 6- 8 hours
Overnight elevation:3800m
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)
Day 6 Yulongxi cun village  (Tsemed village ) hiking – including Quanhuatan- Lenggatso lake
Yulong xi village-1km- Quanghuatan- car driving 10km +4.5km trek to Lengga tso- 3.5 km trek+ 10km driving-Yulongxi village
A late start today after a little walk around the Gompa and watch the sunrise by the Gompa. Gongga Gompa provides one of the best locations to have a full view the peak of Gonggashan. The walking starts by the Gompa and retrace a little before walk to the local Tibetan Tsemed village where you catch your car to drive to Shangmuju, another Tibetan village for guestroom overnight, en route stop by Tsemed Pass to have a final view of Gonggashan.
Trekking Distance: 9km
Trekking time : 6.5 hours
Driving distance: 20m,  40 minutes
Sunset view of Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)

Day 07 Yulongxi Village-Zimei Pass-Zimei Village-Bayuhai Park lot-Caoke(Or Shimian during holiday)(BD)
We will start to head back from this day. After breakfast, we shall trek to Zimei Pass for sunrise view. This is one the best platform for view Mt. Minya Konka. Here can view starry sky, sunrise, golden morning sunlight and cloud sea.   Later on, we will drive to Xiazimei village and then trek across virgin forest.  Lunch time at Bawang lake and ready to board on the bus to drive  to Caoke or Shimian  Trek  Distance: 13km, around 4.5hours Driving distance:72km, 2hrs Elevation: Zimei Pass: 4500m, Bawang lake 3100m, Caoke village 1500m  Notice: During holiday season, we will overnight in Shimian or Hailuogou instead of Caoke 
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)
Day 08  Caoke-Ya'an-Chengdu(BL)
It's home return day. We shall drive back to Chengdu with good memories of the trek. If you want to leave the same out of Chengdu, please book a flight leaves after 5pm  Driving Distance:305km, around 7 hours
Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)Mt.Minya Konka Trek (Gongga shan trek)

Price Guide

Tour Date Price Single room supplements
August 14-21
August 21-28
August 28-Sep.04
CNY 3480/Pax
 
 
CNY 580
 
 
September 04- 11
September 11- 18
September 18- 25
CNY 3480/Pax CNY 580
Sept.25- Oct.02
Sept. 29- Oct.06
Sept.30- Oct 07
October 01- 08
October 02- 09
CNY 4080/PAX
 
 
CNY 880
 
 
October 09- 16
October 16-23
October 23- 30
October 30- Nov 06
CNY 3480/Pax CNY 580
November 06- 13 CNY 3480/Pax CNY 580
 
Service Includes
  1. Comfortable car transfer
  2. Accommodation based on twin share basis
  3. Meals : 8 Dinners + 7 breakfast
  4. Entrance ticket fee for Quanhuatan, Lenggatso lake, Bayuhai
  5. Professional mountain leader
  6. Horse and porter for carry luggage
  7. Camping facilities : Tent + Mattress, cooking stuff   ( National holiday tent are not provided)
  8. Subsidies to the driver and guide
  9. Insurance
 
Service Excludes
  1. Flight/Train  to and from Chengdu
  2. Entrance tickets fee not listed
  3. Your own expenses
  4. 5 lunches
  5. Single room supplements
  6. Personal luggage to ship by the horse limits:15kg, if exceeding 15km, notify us in advance
  7. Your own expenses

Notice

1. Tourist under 16 years old, need to have company to join in this trek.
2. Tourist over 60 years old, need to provide medical health report(within 3 months) including Blood RT, Cardiogram , Chest X-Ray
3. Tourist with heart, lung related disease are not suggested to take this activitity
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