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Trekking from the Lugu Lake to Yading

Trekking from the Lugu Lake to Yading

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): China  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Cultural Journey  
Season: June - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3220 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3220 US Dollar (USD)

Located between Ninglang of Yunnan and Yanyuan of Sichuan, 280 km north Lijiang, the Lugu Lake is known for its spectacular natural scenery and the unique, mysterious culture of the Mosuo people. The place has become a legend because of the matriarchal system that it still upholds even today.

Yading is located in southwest corner of Sichuan province, it is well-known for the 3 holy peaks named by the 5th Dalai Lama, Shiannairi Peak (6032 m), Xianuoduoji Peak (5898 m), Yangmaiyong Peak (5898 m). Every year, there are many people trek around the 3 holy peaks for increasing their merits and virtues. This trekking journey is considered one of the best trekking routes in China.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Lijiang Old Town.

Day 2: Lijiang Old Town.

Day 3: Lijiang - Lugu Lake.

Day 4: Trek from Lugu Lake/Yak Farm to the Grassland.

Day 5: Grassland - Tongtian River.

Day 6: Tongtian River - Kawa Village.

Day 7: Kawa Village - Lusi Grassland.

Day 8: Lusi grassland - Kasi Village.

Day 9: Kasi Village - Kasi Yak Farm.

Day 10: Kasi Yak Farm - Chonggu Monastery.

Day 11: Chonggu Monastery - Daocheng.

Day 12: Daocheng - Litang.

Day 13: Litang - Kangding.

Day 14: Kangding - Chengdu.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All hotel accommodations based on double occupancy, including tax and service
- All meals as stated in the itinerary highlighting the local cuisine with water, tea, coffee, local beer, and soft drinks
- Group airport arrival and departure transfers
- All ground transportation in private air conditioned vehicle with bottled water and snacks on coach
- All sightseeing, entrance fees
- Services of local guides, site experts, and other support personnel
- Tibet Travel Permit.

Price Excludes:
- International airfare
- Any en route stopovers, hotels, and meals to and from China
- Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
- Passport and visa fees
- Items of a personal nature such as, laundry, mail, phone calls, faxes, spa treatments, hard liquor
- Normal level of gratuities for local guides and drivers
- Trip cancellation, travel delay or baggage insurance.

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