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.
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.
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Asia China Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking Cultural Journey