On this trip, we will enjoy the leisure life in Chengdu firstly. Then we will departure to Tibetan Area Kham in west Sichuan, visiting the irrigation project in Dujiangyan and pandas in Wolong - the first panda reserve in China. Cross over Balang Mountain, visit Siguniang Mountain, and enter the most beautiful village in China – the Jiaju Tibetan Village in Danba, where Jiarong Tibetans live. Afterwards we go to Tagong, which is “the Buddha's favorite place” and is also reputed as “Little Lhasa”. Following Khampa Tibetan, we turn the prayer wheel of Tagong Monastery and listen to their sounds of reading in the Gyergo Nunnery. Walk onto the hillside by the Muya Golden Pagoda and wait for the sunrise and sunset of Holy Mountain Yala.
Afterwards we drive via Litang - the culture center of Kham, to the start point of our trekking, and the 6-day’s trekking tour at holy mountain Genyen begins there. We will walk among snow peaks and valleys, enter dense forest and bushes, and move ahead along the curving river, wetland and highland pasture, enjoy the spectacular landscape of the sunshine reflecting on the snow mountain. The landscapes and hues are various along the way. The three huge peaks are lined up, from left to right are Genyen, Xiaozha and Kemalong. These pure white peaks appears and disappears in clouds and mists, which is breathtaking. We are accompanied by rock sheep and other wild animals all the way. Besides, many animals like musk deer and bear, and even rare Phasianidae like Tibetan Eared-pheasant (crossoptilon harmani) are appearing and disappearing in the woods. Finally, we arrive at Maoya Steppe, one of the six most beautiful steppes in China.
On the way back to Chengdu, we will pass by Xinduqiao and climb onto the observation platform to overlook the main peak of Gongga Mountain (Minya Konka, 7556 m). At trip end, we will visit Luding Iron Chain Bridge where the Chinese Red Army combated during the Long March.