Hailuogou Glacier Park enjoys the largest scaled and most beautiful modern marine time glacier at low altitude is extremely favored for a special ice glacier discovery!
This 3 day Hailuogou tour takes you to have the most classic exploration of the essential Hailuogou Glacier Park from the provincial capital - Chengdu! You will be well greeted by the famous appealing virgin forest with more than 4,880 kinds of wild plants from subtropical to frigid zone to feel travel around various forests in the world by the sightseeing bus. Also, you will take the cable car to have the best panorama of the magnificent 31 square kilometers wide ancient ice glacier site with the 1,100 meters long enormous Large Icefall in translucent blue and green and some grey in different light of ray! Besides, you will spend very memorable hours in Mugecuo Scenic Area to savor the splendid landscape similar to Jiuzhai Valley with stunning water, forest, grassland, and so on to draw a perfect end. Take this trip to start your exploration of the precious amazing Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park!
Day 1 Chengdu Pick-up & Arrival at Hailuogou (L)Pick Up in Chengdu & drive to Moxi Town
Good morning! Today, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and then escort you to Hailuogou after 4.5 hours’ driving. They will help you check in at the hotel at Moxi Town near the entrance of Hailuogou Glacier Park. The rest of the day is on your own to discover Moxi Town (1,600m) with old streets and some nice historical relics in Chinese and Western styles!
- Moxi Old Town
Day 2 Hailuogou Tour & Hailuogou to Kangding (B)Visit Hailuogou Glacier Park and drive to Kangding
After breakfast, you will be escorted to Hailuogou Glacier Park to have a classic exploration of this national only one glacier forest park, plus the largest scaled and most beautiful among those at the same latitude.
Take the sightseeing bus from the tourist center to No.3 Camp. During your riding passing No.1 Camp (1,940m) and No.2 Camp (2,580m), you will encounter the enchanting primitive forest at alpine gorge area with over 2,500 kinds of wide plants from subtropical to frigid zone, which is a riot of colors from the lower valley to the more than 3,000 meters high level. Ice glacier begins to show at No.3 Camp (2,940m) for your exciting appreciation, where is the best place to see the “Golden Snow Mountain” in the early morning.
Then, take the cableway from Ganheba to No.4 Camp (3,600m) to admire the must-see awesome Large Icefall with a height difference of 1,100 meters, like abundant liquid silver pouring from the sky or a dazzling white silk scarf hanging on the forest peak. You will not miss the oceanic glacier of various shapes, like lake, tower, bridge, cave, crack, palace, etc. at No.1 Glacier, No.2 Glacier and No.3 Glacier in transparent light green and mysterious grey. You can admire the main peak of Mount Gongga in clear days. Also, you can choose to hike from Ganheba for about 40 minutes to No.1 Glacier viewing deck to enjoy standing on the glacier after a trekking in the lush alpine forest.
After the visiting, take the sightseeing bus back to the entrance. Our guide and driver will escort you for about 2 hours to Kangding City for accommodation and help you check in. Have a good rest!
Wearing Tips: Temperature in Hailuogou is usually lower and changes frequently. In spring, autumn and winter, wear thick sweaters, thick coats, waterproof clothes, scarves, gloves and antiskid hiking shoes. In summer, Long-sleeves coats are suggested for the cold night. Sun block, sunglasses, hat and lip balm are recommended around the year. Rain gear is suggested for there are sometimes rains.
- Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park
- Hailuogou Glacier Park Large Icefall
- Mount Gongga Landscape from Hailuogou Glacier Park
Day 3 Kangding Tour & Kangding to Chengdu (B, L)Visit Mugecuo Scenic Area and drive back to Chengdu
After breakfast, go to Mugecuo Scenic Area complimented as the “Little Jiuzhai Valley” at the 26 km northeast from Kangding.
Take the sightseeing bus to pass Fangcao Plateau with stunning flowers, grass and horses. Visit Seven Color Lake that is the best view of whole Mugecuo Scenic Area to admire the multicolored crescent lake like a shining colorful diamond changing its rays in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple in the dense forest and meadow. With sometimes chirping of birds, this lake is quite dreamy to calm down your mind. Next, go to Azalea Gorge reputed as the gorgeous belt of Mugecuo to marvel at the primitive natural landscape with always verdant forest, lake, meadow, hot spring, ravine, etc. From mid-April to July, you will be greeted by the 68 species of big and small azalea blossoms that dress the gorge into a beautiful lady. You will not miss the advantageous location to watch the sacred Yala Snow Mountain and Lotus Snow Mountain from a distance. Then, go to Mugecuo Lake (3,700m) which is a praised place to enjoy the peaceful large blue alpine lake mirroring sapphire sky, white snow mountain, green, orange and red forest, etc.
After the visiting, your guide and drive will drive you for about 4.5 hours back to your hotel in Chengdu or the airport/train station for your flights/train home or to the next destination! Tour ends!
- Mugecuo Lake in Autumn
- Mugecuo Seven Color Lake Autumn View
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Do not Miss out Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei in your Chengdu tour. They are only about 2 hours’ driving away from Chengdu downtown, and about 30mins’ driving from each other. As two World Heritage Sites of both nature and culture, Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei give you a chance to experience the long history and tradition of Chinese Buddhism, also enjoy some fascinating landscapes, including by far the tallest and biggest pre-modern Buddha statue in the world, wondrous mountain scenery, sea of clouds and magnificent sunset and sunrise (if you want to spend one night on the mountain), etc. A boat trip to see the panoramic view of the Giant Buddha is available in Leshan.
Generally speaking, you only need 2 days to visit both Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei together, usually traveling from Chengdu to visit the Giant Buddha first for a day, then visit the mountain and return to Chengdu in another day.
Chengdu is famous for Giant Pandas and its idyllic slow pace of daily living.
During this trip, your tour guide will company you to explore the top recommended attractions in Chengdu one by one to experience its authentic culture and history. First of all, take an exciting visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then move to Renmin Park to enjoy a cup of traditional Chinese tea in the Renmin Park; Learn about Buddhism culture in Wenshu Temple; Experience traditional Chengdu life in Jinli Old Street...
1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one standard double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling with our private tour in low seasons.
2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities in your itinerary and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate. If you want a lower price, you can get more people to join you, or use economy class hotels.
3. This price is only valid to March 31, 2023.
4. Reference exchange rate of USD 1= RMB 6.45. The final quote is based on current exchange rate. It may change according to the currency fluctuation, while the RMB quotation will be remained the same.
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So far so good! Just the program for the second day is not updated, as it’s almost impossible to do it one day. The cruise took us almost 5 hours, the sightseeing is not existing any more, the bicycle we did for 1 hour.. I decided to go to Impression show for an extra price. The 2 hotels were extraordinarily and very recommended. The car and driver were very good, safe and comfortable. The guide was also good, seems he was not very enthusiastic.. prefered long conversation with the driver instead of long explanation about the sights and route - but was ok!
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