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Dagu Glacier 2 Days Trip

Chengdu-Heishui Town-Dagu Glacier-Chengdu

TOUR TYPE: Off The Beaten Path,Family,Culture,Photography,Wedding


During the 2 short days, we will experience the local Tibetan customs, the largest, youngest and lowest glacier, highest cafe and cable car... It's going to be your perfect gateway for weekend if you want to escape the busy city for a while. Lying in the snow, hiking in the mountain and sitting at the cafe, wouldn't it be amazing?


Day 1: Chengdu-Heishui Town (280km)
In the morning we will drive from Chengdu to Heishui Town, which takes about 5 hours depending on the road condition). After we arrive, you will find unique folk customs here. In the Tibetan villages surrounded by snow peaks, verdant mountains, and green waters, you will have a close taste of the villagers' drinking culture, polyphonic folk songs, profound religious belief, and dizzying native costumes. 
Tibetan Villagers at Heishui Dagu Glacier

Day 2: Dagu Glacier-Chengdu
In the morning, we will enter Dagu Glacier Scenic spot, which is known as the lowest, largest and youngest glacier in the world. Located at Heishui County, Sichuan, it is one of the rarely seen mountain glaciers. The top of Dagu Mountain is covered by snow all year round, presenting a gorgeous view under the golden sunlight. Standing at the top of the glacier, you can see the most stunning view of the rolling snow-capped mountains. The colorful prayer flags — which are a unique and often-seen sight in Tibetan region — add a sacred touch to the astonishing view. 
Dagu Glacier Sunrise at Dagu Glacier

The scenic area is featured with high biological diversity and clear vertical distribution of plants. There are more than 1000 varieties of wild plants and more than 150 wild animals, including a dozen of rare animals such as rhinopithecus, roxellana, golden takin, argali, and flying squirrel, all of which can be encountered in the wild. 
Dagu Glacier in Autumn Dagu Glacier in Winter

There is a cafe located at an altitude of 4,860 meters on Mount Dagu in Sichuan province. The cafe has a stunning view of Dagu Glacier National Park located, and it also boasts the title of "highest cafe in the world". Dagu Glacier has two highest titles: the highest cafe and the highest cable car. Taking the cable car, you can appreciate the beautiful snow mountain through the window.
Highest Cafe in Dagu Glacier Highest Cable Car in Dagu Glacier

Price Guide

Price Includes
1. Local transfer
2. Local guide
3. Accommodation
4. Entrance tickets
5. Service fee
6. Government tax
7. Insurance

Price Excludes
1. Cable car fee in Dagu Glacier
2. Tips
3. Meals
4. Your own expenses


1. Respect local ethnic customs and habits.
2. No littering around.
3. The temperature difference between day and night is huge. Please bring warm clothes especially in winter.

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