Minya-Konka Experience – Pre-exploration in Minya Konka region to interact with the natural view and Tibetan Buddhism in the east Qinghai-Tibet plateau
Value for Money – English-speaking leader and camping equipment service
Logistics Service – transportation for small group
Minya Konka is located on the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which means “white ice mountain”. The mountain is about 60 kilometers long from north to south, about 30 kilometers wide from east to west, and the main peak is 7556 m. The highest mountain in Sichuan Province is called “the King of Sichuan Mountains.” It is also one of the most sacred mountains to Tibetan Buddhists in Sichuan, it also plays an important role in mountaineering and scientific research. It is a famous mountain for mountaineering and trekking enthusiasts. Minya Konka was selected as one of the ten most famous mountains in China in 2005.
【DATE and PRICE】
If the trekking takes place in the period of China national holiday, then extra charge 200-300CNY/Pax will be applied.
DAY1 Chengdu-Kangding-Laoyulin-Hydro Power Station-Gexi Grassland 310km
Departure from Chengdu in the morning, drive on Chengdu–Ya’an Expressway then turn to G318 highway, we will enjoy beautiful natural sceneries and meet Qingyi River, Dadu River. After Kangding city , we will continue to Laoyuling and Hydro Power Station by driving. We will start our trekking trip from Hydro Power Station, firstly 3km to Gexi Grassland.
Accommodation: Gexi Grassland Camping
Time: 8 hours by driving, 1hour trekking for 2km
Altitude: Gexi Grassland 3400m
DAY 2 Gexi Grassland-3km- Hydro Power Station –310km–Chengdu
We get up early and hike onwards 2 hours into Minya Konka mountain. Along the way, we can enjoy the spectacular Tianhaizi Snow Mountain ( 6,070m), Small Gongga Mountain (alt: 6,027m), also see the Red Stone River Beach. But we have to return Hydro Power Station by 12:00 noon, back to Chengdu.
Time: maxim 5 hours trekking for 10km
Altitude: Altitude: Gexi Grassland 3400m Chengdu 500m
1 Transportation through the tour
2 Camping Equipment: 1 tent is for 2 persons, 1 mattress per person, 1pc Gas Canister (230g) per person, 1 set of gas burner and pot for one tent
3 Equipment: radios, satellite phone
4 1 English-speaking group leader
6 Service charge
1 transports to Chengdu
2 Chinese Visa
3 Chengdu accommodation
4 Meals and drinks
5 Personal equipment, carrying of camping equipment
6 Personal Expenses
Sleeping bags and clothing: Sleeping bag (comfort rating -10 degrees), Waterproof jacket, Fleece jacket and trouser, Down jacket, Fleece cap, Waterproof gloves , 2+ pairs of socks
Shoes and other accessories: Sunglasses, Stick, Thermal mug（0.5-1L）, Hiking shoes , Gaiters, Sunscreen (SPF35+), Headtorch (with spare battery), Raincoat, waterproof bag for protection sleeping bag.
Each member should have prior hiking and camping experience, the high altitude experience would be a plus.
Cut off time: 5 days before the trip start
The cancellation fee will take into effect once you submit your reservation.
100% free cancellation 5 days prior to the tour
50% refund for cancellations 2-4 days prior to the tour
0% refund for cancellations within 1 day before the trip