Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Haba Snow Mountain

Climb along the ice and snow trail to the top of the Haba Snow Mountain (5396m), and enjoy the wonderful scenery Jade Dragon Snow Mountain with Yangtze River in the middle. An unforgettable moment of your life.

 Date: 04-10 Apr, 05-11 Sep 2020

Best Season: September- Mid December, Mid February to May

Day 1 Arrival Lijiang. Overnight Hotel
Day 2 Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (5hrs; O/N Guesthouse; BL)
Day 3 Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek – Drive to Haba Village (3hrs, O/N Guesthouse; BL)
Day 4 Haba Village – Base Camp (4200m; 7hrs; 15km; O/N Wooden Hut; BLD)
Day 5 Summit (5396m, 8km; 10hrs return hike; O/N Wooden Hut; BLD)
Day 6 Base Camp – Haba Village (7hrs; 15km; O/N Guesthouse; BL)
Day 7 Drive Haba Village – Lijiang departure (B)

Day 1: Arrival Lijiang
Meet and pickup from airport and transport to your hotel in Lijiang.
Rest of day free at leisure to explore Lijiang.
Overnight hotel

Day 2: Lijiang – Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (abt 5hrs trek) – (BL)
At 0800hrs, meet your tour guide & driver at the entrance to Lijiang Old town (Big Water Wheel) and head to Qiaotou Town. On the way, have a distant view of the First Bend of Yangtze River. After arriving at Qiaotou Town, hike about 2.5 hours to Naxi Family in Nuoyu Village for lunch and rest.

After lunch, continue hike about 1.5 hours to the 28 Zigzag Turns Trail. You will have a wonderful view of the upper part of Tiger Leaping Gorge from 28 Turns Trail, then hike about 1 hour to Tea and Horse Guesthouse for overnight

Day 3: Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (abt 3hrs trek) – Drive Haba Village – (BL)
After breakfast, hike 1 hour to Bendiwan Village and take a break at Half-way Guesthouse. Hike along a small trail to Guanyin Waterfall and Bamboo Forest, and arrive at Tina’s Hostel at noon for lunch.
After lunch in Tina’s Hostel, drive to Haba Village for overnight.

Day 4: Haba Village – Base Camp (4200m; abt 7hrs trek; 15km) – (BLD)
Trek up the Haba Mountain for about 15 km to the Base Camp (4200 m), which will take about 7 hours, with yaks taking your luggage. You will have picnic lunch along the trail. You only need to carry some water, jacket and necessary food. The other equipment will be transferred by the horses to the Basic Camp.

This is a rather long day and the path can get very muddy. Recommended to use good waterproof boots. The walk is mostly through the beautiful Yunnan forest apart from three meadows that you will cross on the way.

You will ascend about 1500M in altitude, arrive at the Base Camp in the afternoon. Because of the high elevation, you may suffer altitude sickness. You should know how to adjust the situation and adapt to the high elevation. If you really feel unwell, please tell your escort.

Note: It is not allowed to sleep before 9:00 PM.
Overnight at the Base Camp or in the wooden hut (beds and quilt are available in the wooden hut).

Day 5: Base Camp – Summit – Base Camp (5396m; abt 8km; 10hrs) – (BLD)
0300 Get up and prepare your equipment and simple breakfast. Examine your health condition before leaving
0400 Leave for summit with your mountaineering tools, such as the rope, ice axe, ice pick, the bag, some solid food, a warm pot of water, jacket, headlight, climbing equipment. The climb is about 4 km to the top of the Haba Snow Mountain, which will take about 5 hours. The trail is covered with ice and snow.
0900 Enjoy the wonderful scenery of ade Dragon Snow Mountain with Yangtze River in the middle. Here will be an unforgettable moment of your life. After having a picnic, you will descend to the Base Camp. Our service clerk at the BC will prepare good meals and waiting for you. Overnight at the Base Camp at 4200M.

Day 6: Base Camp – Haba Village (7hrs) – (BL)
After breakfast, descend to the Long Wang Bian Village, with yaks taking your luggage. Visit Heihai Lake (Black Sea) with the original forest. Overnight at Haba Village

Day 7: Haba Village – Lijiang Departure – (B)
Drive back to Lijiang. In the afternoon, departure from Lijiang to airport for your flight home. Service ends.

LAND Price per person in SGD

Tour Code: CN-HSMTLG_07

Pax Cost per person
2 pax $ 2080
3-4 pax $ 1740
5-6 pax $ 1450
7-8 pax $ 1280
9-10 pax $ 1180
Single supplement + $190

Price is subjected to changes without prior notice
The price is not applicable during the China holidays: Spring Festival and the National Day.

LAND Price includes

  • All land transfer with a comfortable vehicle
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • 1 Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Local Chinese-speaking mountain guide (1 guide : 4 hikers)
  • Entrance tickets mentioned in the itinerary
  • Complimentary adventure consultation
  • Local Nanshan Insurance covering 2,000,000NT accident + 200,000NT medical expenses
  • Two bottles of water each day each person
  • Local Travel agency liability insurance
  • Ice axe and crampon hire
  • Horses to carry luggage from Haba Village to Base Camp and back
  • 6 Nights accommodation with breakfast (3-star hotel in Lijiang , guesthouse in Tiger Leaping Gorge and Haba Village, one person one bed in Base Camp)
  • Briefing notes 


Price excludes

  • All airfare + taxes
  • Airport transfer
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • All other entrance fees not mentioned
  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Train ticket
  • China Visa Fees
  • Tips to guide and driver