This is an off-the-beaten track in Siguniang Mountains of Aba Tibetan Autonomous Region. The range of 6,000 meter peaks is less than a day drive northwest of Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province – China.
The saber shaped Mt Siguniang stands at 6,250m, the highest point of the Qionglai mountains.This pristine section of the Qionglai range is composed of three parallel north-south running valleys, namely: Shuangqiao Gully, Changping Gully and Haizi Gully.
Mt Shikha (4447m) Trek – A Trekker’s Paradise
The Shika range boasts spectacular wildlife, forests, alpine lakes, and the aroma of rhododendrons, azaleas, and wild irises. If you are lucky, you may see the fabled blue poppy in bloom.
Treks, combined with visits to Gyalthang’s Sumtsenling Monastery, to Gyalwa Ringa temple, and evenings savouring hotpots by the fireside at the Trinyi Community Center will give visitors an intimate glimpse into people’s lifestyles in this frontier region.