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Mount Genyen Trekking Litang Tibetan Kham Region Tour - 13 Days

Destination: Mount Genyen
Duration: Thirteen Day
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Transportation: Vehicle & Trekking
Best Travel Time:April - Oct
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Mount Genyen is a Tibetan sacred mountain in western Sichuan Province of China situated in the valleys of Tibetan Kham. It has stunning alpine views with grassland, snow-caped mountains and pristine forest. Our Mount Genyen Trekking adventure leads you into the back-country Tibetan villages and pastures in the Genyen Mountain. Meet authentic Tibetan nomads people while enjoying the original natural beauty.

 


The Holy Mountain of Genyen
Mount Genyen, or Ge'nyen, with an elevation of 6204 metres, is the highest peak of the Shaluli Mountain range in Sichuan Province in western China, watershed of Yangtze and Yalong River. Over 10 peaks are more than 5000 metres high around Genyen. Mount Genyen is the third highest mountain in Sichuan Province of China and one of the 24 great shrines of Tibetan Buddhism according to the Vajrayana classics. At its north is the vast highland at the altitude between 4500 and 5000 meters. It has distinct vertical landscape in the valleys south and west to Mount Genyen: grassland at the bottom beside the river, shrubs and forest in the middle and rocky mountain faces below the glaciers. Mount Genyen is considered a Buddhist god in Tibetan Buddhism. In the legend, Genyen is an ascetic Buddhist with the impression of riding white horse and wearing white rope.

 


Ganden Thubchen Choekhorling Monastery
Ganden Thubchen Choekhorling or Litang Chode Monastery, or simply Choekhorling Monastery, is an over 400 years old Gelugpa Monastery in Tibetan Kham of Litang(Lithang). It is one of the most important monasteries in Kham. It is located at the northern suburb of Litang on a mountain side. Its massive complex of construction and delicate architectural technology make itself famous in northern Kham. As most of the other monasteries, it is also a collection of art works including pagodas, statues and many Tibetan books. Its sublime architecture and time-honored sacredness are known by the Kham Tibetans. Every year in July, there will be a big celebration at this monastery to worship god and pray for peace.

 

Nigong Monastery
This Nigong Monastery, or Lenggu Monastery, is one of the oldest Karmapa Monasteries in Tibetan regions. It was first built in 1164AD and was woshiped by many Tibetans. It is located at the heart of Mount Genyen in the Gamula Valley east to the peak of Genyen. It is a small monastery with grey walls and red roof standing on the rock. At the elevation of 4150 meters, Nigong Monastery is rarely known by the outside and it is a meditation place for Tibetan monks and a pilgrimage destination of Mount Genyen. One can have great views in front of this monastery.

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Day 01£ºChengdu - Xinduqiao
Ride from Chengdu in the morning heading westward into the mountains. Pass Kanding where we get our first view of Tibetan Kham. Arrive in the picturesque town of Xinduqiao and accommodate in one of the Tibetan Style hostels.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner       Overnight: Hostel


Day 02:Xinduqiao - Litang£º
Continue our riding from Xinduqiao towards Litang en route crossing over mountains passes at the altitude over 4600 meters. Embrace the highland of both natural wonders and old history. Arrive in Litang and cruise the streets. Litang, or Lithang, the small town in western Sichuan in the Tibetan Kham region, boasts for its high altitude which is over 4000 meters, making it one of the highest town in the world. Lithang is reputed as "Pearl on the Grassland", "Shrine of the Snowland" and "Highest city in China". Overnight in hostel and acclimatize.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Hostel


Day 03:Litang - Zhamla - Ligando
After a last minute shopping, we have a short ride from the town to our trekking start point at Zhamla, a small Tibetan village 80km south to Litang. From Zhamla we start our Mount Genyen Trekking expedition in the river valley. Gradual ascent for about two hours before the village of Ligando comes into our view. Ligando is a "pure village at the foot of the Holy Mountain". Constructions are in a pleasant order and painted with religious praphics. In this beautiful village we can also see some Tibetan kids running and lingering around. Warm-up walking day ends in Ligando and camp on the meadow near the river. (Approx 3h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 04:Ligando - Thapathang
Elevation keeps rising up grandually as we walk towards Mount Genyen in the valley out of Ligando this morning. Great alpine views all the way to Thapathang. Excursion to the Nigong Monastery in the Gamula Valley. This Nigong Monastery is one of the oldest Karmapa Monasteries in Tibetan regions. It was first built in 1164AD and was worshiped by many Tibetans. It is located at the heart of Mount Genyen in the Gamula Valley east to the peak of Genyen. With grey walls and red roofs, it stands at an elevation of 4150 meters, Nigong Monastery is rarely known by the outside and it is a meditation place for Tibetan monks and a pilgrimage destination of Mount Genyen. One can have great views in front of this monastery. After the visit we retrace our track to Thapathang campsite. (Approx 7h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 05:Thapathang - Retti
After camera time at Thapathang we set out to retrace a small section of the trail we covered yesterday and trek westward. Meadows after forest and then villages. Splendid spectacle of Mount Genyen and the many other snow-capped mountains. All day walking in the alpine river valley and gentle ascent until we reach our campsite at Retti. (Approx 8h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 06:Retti - Pomi
Follow the indistinct trail we ascent to the mountain pass at elevation of 4460 meters. With Genyen Mountains at our back and the deep valley at front, we rest at the top and have a long camera break. Prepare for the strenuous descent after the pass. Plants are various as we descend. Arrive in Pomi in the afternoon and camp over night. Pomi is a typical Tibetan community. It is of very old and authentic style of Tibetan. Walk in the village and optional family visit when available. (Approx 5h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 07:Pomi - Dasaton
Have the views of indigenous Tibetan village in the morning before we continue our trekking. Today we climb over another mountain pass(Latokha Pass) at the rise of 4380 meters. Pristine views in the valley that few have visited and known. We dive into the Dasaton Valley. Forest after meadow and then a village. This place is hardly known by outside yet it harbors one of the most beautiful alpine views in Kham. (Approx 7h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 08:Dasaton - Dashig Camp
It is a long day today. Follow the track in the valley along the river. We keep having great views in this alpine valley. And not only the natural scenery but also the white stupas built on the hill side can be the highlights. We may also see some wild animals during our trekking. Camp at the small river conjunction at Dashig Camp. (Approx 7h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 09:Dashig Camp - Anjor Camp
Today is another long day. Head east to pass over our last mountain pass at the elevation of 4450 metres. Descend for anther 3 hours to our today's campsite on a patch of small meadow by the river side at Anjor Camp. (Approx 8h)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner        Overnight: Camping


Day 10:Anjor Camp - Maoya Grassland - Litang
Follow the river we embark on our last day's trekking on the Maoya Grassland. Maoya Grassland is one of the major known attractions near Litang. It is a giant patch of green meadow on the road side of G318(National Highway 318 in China). We can see the wraggling streams flow through the pasturing yaks and blooming wild flowers. At its surroundings are 4000+ snow mountains, making it more vast and good for picture-taking. Say goodbye to our porter team and transfer to Litang. (Approx 8)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner     Overnight: Hostel


Day 11:Litang - Kangding
A morning visit to Choekhorling Monastery, an over 400 years old Gelugpa Monastery in Tibetan Kham of Litang(Lithang). It is one of the most important monasteries in Kham. It is located at the northern suburb of Litang on a mountain side. Its massive complex of construction and delicate architectural technology make itself famous in northern Kham. As most of the other monasteries, it is also a collection of art works including pagodas, statues and many Tibetan books. Its sublime architecture and time-honored sacredness are known by the Kham Tibetans. After the visit we ride to Kangding, the frontier town of Tibet. Optional hot spring bath in Kangding.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner         Overnight: Hostel


Day 12:Kangding - Chengdu:
Head back to Chengdu. Arrive your hotel and check in.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch    Overnight: Hotel


Day 13:Chengdu Departure
Take you to airport for departure.Your Mount Genyen Trekking trip ends.

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