8 Days Sichuan Xuelongbao Mountain Climbing Tour

The Xuelongbao Mountain , or Maidoshegu Kamiyama , with the height of 5527 meters above the sea level, is located at Laojun Gully in the Shangmeng Township of Li County , the north –west area of Sichuan. The mountain is for beginners to climb, for there are no extremely tough sections, but moderately difficult ones with beautiful landscape in all varieties. This 8 Days Sichuan Xuelongbao Mountain Climbing Tour will bring you to conquer the summit of Xuelongbao Mountain under the help of professional team.


  • Conquer a over 5,000 meter mountain in Sichuan –  Xuelongbao Mountain.
  • Meet splendid sceneries in and around the mountain.
  • Enjoy the starry sky and stunning sunrise of Mount Xuelongbao.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Cheggdu Arrival
  • Day 2: Chengdu-Mengshang
  • Day 3: Mengshang-Laojun Valley
  • Day 4: Laojun Valley-Base Camp
  • Day 5: Base Camp-
  • Day 6: Hupiba-Naiganduo Village
  • Day 7: Naiganduo-Litang 
  • Day 8: Litang-Kangding
  • Day 9: Kangding-Chengdu

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities:Arrive in Chengdu

Upon arrival in Chengdu airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Chengdu. The rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight in Chengdu.

Day 2 Chengdu – Li County – Mengshang Township

Sightseeing and Activities:Drive 5 hours to Mengshang Township
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pick you up your hotel at Chengdu and drive 5 hours to Mengshang Township (2,200m) in Li County. Then take adaption and training.

Day 3 Mengshang Township – Laojun Valley Camp Site

Sightseeing and Activities:Trek 6 hours to Laojun Valley Camp Site
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Morning leave Mengshang Township, trek 6 hours to Laojun Valley Camp Site(3,400m).

Day 4 Laojun Valley Camp Site -Base Camp of Xuelongbao Mountain

Sightseeing and Activities:Trek 6-7 hours to Base Camp of Xuelongbao Mountian
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Trek 6 – 7 hours from Laojun Valley Camp Site to Base Camp of Xuelongbao Mountain (4,100m). 

Day 5 Base Camp of Xuelongbao Mountain – Camp 1

Sightseeing and Activities:Trek 7 hours to Camp 1(5,000m)
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Leave Base Camp in the morning, begin climbing towards Camp 1. Trek 7hours to arrive Camp 1 (5,000m).

Day 6 Camp 1 – Conquer the Summit – Base Camp

Sightseeing and Activities:Ascending the summit and trek back to Base Camp
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Morning get up at 03:00, leave the Camp 1 to ascending the Summit of Mount Xuelongbao  (5,527m), then return back Base Camp.

Day 7 Base Camp – Mengshang Township -Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities:Ascending the summit and trek back to Base Camp
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Trek back to Mengshang Township, then drive back to Chengdu.

Day 8 Chengdu Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:Ascending the summit and trek back to Base Camp
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Enjoy your free time before be transferred to the airport for the departure fligh to next station.

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Service Included:

  • Land transfer and transportation with private vehicle;
  • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
  • Personal knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide;
  • All meals listed in the itinerary;
  • All lodging listed in the itinerary; it’s your decision about the accommodation class: luxury 5-star international hotel, comfortable 4-star hotel, economic 3-star hotel or budget hostel, guesthouse or tent. Please tell us your accommodation preference when submitting the enquiry; we will arrange the best-value hotels for you.

Service Excluded:

  • International flight to and out of Chengdu;
  • Chinese visa (Note: we could help you with the Chinese visa application, like providing the invitation letter, presenting the hotel or domestic flight reservation copies, etc that you may need. )
  • Domestic flight/train not listed in the itinerary. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price; please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver;
  • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.

Travel Tips:

  1. High Altitude Sickness in Mount Xuelongbao

You may get high altitude sickness when you trek in Mount Genie since Mount Genie is in Tibetan highland with high altitude,. Therefore, you have to take some measures to prevent it before you go. You can eat some anti-altitude sickness drugs (for example: Hongjintian) in advance and make sure you are in great fit. If you really get an altitude sickness, don’t worry too much. Just be relaxed, take enough rests and sleep well. Don’t drink alcohol and do not do excessive exercises.

  1. Packing List for Climbing the Mount Xuelongbao

1). Prepare good-qualified camping equipment (tent, sleep bags, moisture pad), backpacks, trekking poles, waterproof clothes and boots, rain gear, cookers, sunscreen products and other things you need.
2). Take Complex vitamins, glucose products and commonly used drugs (cold medicine, gastrointestinal drugs, trauma medicine, and anti-altitude sickness drugs) with you during your trekking.
3). Take sufficient high-energy food by yourself for your trekking.

  1. Mount Xuelongbao Climate & Weather

The weather cycle is about 5 to 7 days. The lowest temperature is no less than ten degrees below zero at clear night in October. It rains frequently in summer and it’s not easy to command the weather cycle. Glaciers are not steady. In winter, the mountain is not suitable to climb for it is covered with heavy snow and the temperature is quite low. Moreover, mountainous climate is obvious in the region. There are changes in weather at about 4:00 every autumn, especially in the alternant period between good and bad cycle. Therefore, it’s a reasonable tactic to set off early.

The best time to visit is from March to October. Different seasons for the different nature beauties.