Group Size: 2 to 6 people
Elevation: Up to 4,900m
Start & endpoints: Departs from Karze Airport, and ends in Kangding, Sichuan
Average temperature: 15-25c
Best season: 1st June through end of August
Service includes: Full board service
Trekking level: Challenging
Things that we prepare for the trek
Quick-dry hand tower.
Full camping equipment:
Air mattresses for each person.
Air pillow for each person.
Dining sets (table and chairs).
All cooking equipment.
Plates, cups, bowls, spoons, forks, tissues.
Things that you need to prepare for the trek.
1. Cap/hat (covers neck and face from Sun).
2. Outdoor waterproof jacket.
3. Fleece (for morning and evening temperature / 10c-15c).
4. T-shirts, two (at least one long-sleeve for protection from Sun).
5. Quick-dry trousers.
7. Trekking boots (waterproof is the best option. If it’s brand new, pls wear them and get used).
8. Cotton socks, two pairs.
1. Backpack, 20-25L (for your daily items, raincoat, packed lunch, water bottle, backpack rain cover).
2. Walking stick (1 for experienced trekker; 2 for beginner).
3. Water bottle (pls bring 1 or 2. We will fill the water one time before the trekking each morning and carry it by us).
4. Sunblock (SPF50+, PA+++).
5. Lipstick for sunscreen and moisture.
7. Headlamp (for your personal use. We provide the camping lamp for each tent).
8. Camera, and extra batteries for camera (no electricity during the trek).
9. Power bank for your cell phone charges.10. Sleeping bag.
Tour and trekking itinerary
10-day excursion featuring a captivating 5-day trek encompassing the enchanting Ge-Nyan Mountain.
Immerse yourself in the Tibetan nomadic culture, revere the hallowed mountain, and explore the Buddhist monastery,
lakes, and rivers. Lavish in full-fledged camping accommodations, relish in fresh coffee, indulge in a delectable quinoa dinner,
and savor a glass of red wine paired with authentic Tibetan Yak gruyere.
Embarking on a scenic drive from Karze Airport to Lithang via Nyakrong County, followed by an overnight stay in Lithang.
Exploring the cultural and historic attractions of Lithang, which include its renowned monastery, charming old town, bustling Tibetan market, and indulging in a delightful picnic. Overnighting in Lithang.
Day 03 (Trek 5-1)
Two hours driving to our starting point, we will drive by Garwa Punsum mountain (Three smith brothers). Picnic on the grassland. Arrive in
Negu monastery in the early evening. Take short hike to Negu Old Monastery that located 4km away from our camping site. Return to the camp and dinner with our local crew. Camp for the night.
Trail length: 7 km
Duration: 3 hours.
Day 04 (Trek 5-2)
Undertaking an exhilarating trek from Negu Monastery to Rakar Valley, which commences amidst the virgin forests before passing through the vast meadows. Today's campsite is located nearest to the Genyen Mountain, where you can admire the splendor of the snow-capped glacier in the warm embrace of the sun's rays. The day concludes with camping in Dakar7Valley.
Trail length: 14 km
Duration: 6-7 hours.
Day 05 (Trek 5-3)
Hiking through Rakar Valley and Ziwa Valley towards Rebgakar Campsite via the West Slope Nyakchu River, hikers are treated to a mesmerizing panorama of the Genyen peaks, alongside the mountain foot. The route is nestled within a verdant landscape of thick grasslands and scattered woodlands. The day comes to an end with a restful evening spent camping at Rebgakar campsite.
Trail length: 18 km
Duration: 6-7 hours.
Day 06 (Trek 5-4)
We will be venturing through a large grassland into Bathang County, This day will be the most challenging day in this trek. you will trek from 4200m-to 4800m. This is also the best day to see the picturesque mountain landscape. Its distinct vegetation belt and climatic zone bring about its enchanting features. While trekking through the vast grasslands and reaching an altitude of 4,880 meters at the Lhatse Pass, where you can get a stunning sight of three magnificent mountains – Mount Genyen, Mount Shetra and Kemelong Peak – that appear to be suspended in mid-air as they bid you farewell. To de-stress and rejuvenate, we will have the opportunity to camp in Ziwa Village or enjoy a comfortable Tibetan-style residential bed.
Trail length: 20 km
Duration: 7-8 hours.
Day 07 (Trek 5-5)
Embark on a full day trek through lush meadows and verdant forests nestled in the valley. Not only will this invigorating trek elevate your spirits, but you'll also be able to bask in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. We will arrive in Nedathang in the early evening. Where we will meet with our cars. repack our luggage, Goodbye to our local team. Start to drive back to Lithang. Overnight in Lithang.
Trail length: 15 km
Duration: 5-6 hours.
We shall drive towards the Kangding Airport today, fly out. Tour ends
TOUR & TREKKING COST:
2,285USD/ 16,000RMB per person (private arrangement/ tour size: 2-6 pp)
Full board camping service for the whole trekking period.
Guide and camping staff.
Cook and kitchen staff.
Porters with the camping equipment.
All staff and porters’ insurance.
Restricted area trekking permit.
Hotel & guest house.
Staff, porters, and equipment transportation from DAY 04-09.
Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator for emergency use.
Airport pickup and drop.
Welcome and farewell dinner.
Travel agency service surcharge
All kinds of beverages.
Personal trekking gear.
Airfare, airport tax, train fare
Personal entrance fee for any sight on the tour ( payable on the spot )
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