8 Day Trip to Climb Mt. Siguniang: Dafeng (5025m) Peak

About This Trip:

On this tour you will be able to summit the first peaks of Mt. Bumoshi, (Dafeng (5025m).  This requires very limited technical mountaineering experience. All you need is to be physically fit and to pay attention to the training you will be given by our guides. As well as conquering it you will experience the local Tibetan culture, trek along 3 of the stunning valleys in the Mt. Bumoshi area.
En route to Mt Four Sisters we will spend whole morning doing the panda volunteering work in Wolong and then head to Mt Four Sisters, before starting our real climbing to Dafeng Peak, we will spend one day walking in Changping Valley, which gives us some time to be used to the plateau, and then the rest of days we will climb up to the summit.


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Day1 Home/Chengdu

On arrival be transferred to your hotel for check in ,free time in the evening.

Altitude: 500m

Day2 Chengdu/Wolong Panda Base/Mt Four Ladies

After breakfast we say goodbye to Chengdu plain, and drive into mountain area, it takes about 3 hours to arrive in Mt Four Ladies, which gains the name of “China’s Alps”, en route we will firstly stop at Wolong Panda Base, we will spend whole morning doing panda volunteer work here, and we will clean the panda enclosures, feed the panda, even more, you can have a chance to hold the panda if you like.
In the afternoon we drive another 2hs to Mt Four Sisters.


Day3 Shuangqiao Valley Hike

Shuangqiao Valley is the most popular valley among the trekkers as we hike in the valley, we may enjoy the waterfall, forest and snow mountain views. We could hike as long as 20km due to our fit. 

Since it is at the high altitude area, we will firstly visit one of the valleys by shuttle bus. We will spend whole day walking  Shuangqiao Valley, where you may see the white praying flags with the Paogoda there

Altitude: 3200m

Day 4 Hike to Laoniuyuanzi Base Camp

Today it is a long hiking (15km), which will take about 6 hours. The further we hike up the mountain, the wilder landscape becomes. As we arrive at the base camp (4350m), the stupendous rock escarpments of Mt. Bumoshi will gradually emerge. If time permits, will hike around base camp to further help acclimatization, before returning to base camp to rest and prepare for tomorrow’s climb.

Altitude:  3,730m

Day5 Laoniuyuanzi Base Camp to Dafeng Base Camp

Today we will hike up 5km, though it is short, the altitude changes from 3,770m up to 4,300m. We will arrive in our camping site around 15:00pm, and we will take a break quite early due to the following day’s climbing up to the Summit.


Day 6 Dafeng Base Camp to the Summit and return to Rilong

Today it is a 8km but strenuous uphill climb along a small mountain path over rocky slabs, the gradient is mostly gentle (less than 20 degrees).Go slow and tackle the climb one step at a time. You must reach the summit at approximately 10:00am. After spending sufficient time celebrating your achievements and admiring the spectacular views, you shall descend back down to base camp to collect your remaining equipments and hike back to Rilong town and back to the guesthouse.

Altitude: 5025m

Day 7 Mt Four Ladies to Chengdu

After breakfast we go back to Chengdu.Free afternoon for you to relax.
In the evening, for a final celebration you will be taken to eat Sichuan Hotpot (Sichuan’s most famous cuisine).

Day8 Chengdu/Home

Fly out, the end of trip.

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