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7 Days Overland Aba-Ganzi Sichuan Khampa Tours, Danba-Siguniang-Kangding-Hailuogou Travel in Sichuan Tibetan Area
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*Kind Reminder:
        This tour is for Private Group which offers tailor-made services on the basis of family unit (2-5 people or slightly more) or your circle of close friends. No other travelers will be arranged into your small group or your single person travel plan. An English speaking bilingual tour guide will be dispatched.

Appealing Attractions:
1. High Popularity---Initially launched back in 2001 when our organizer worked for another travel company, this trip which covers Ganzi and Aba Tibetan regions full of cultural spirit has become popular and is being recommended by countless travelers from various parts of the world.

2. Easy Acclimatization---The gradual climbing altitude from Chengdu to Kangding makes tourists adapt without any difficulty.

3. Close Insight into the Tibetan Culture---Gyarong and Khampa are two primary minorities that we will pay special attention to once getting there. Of course, travelers can visit, even accommodate in a local Tibetan family, experiencing their exclusive lifestyle in person. The Tibetan family will warmly welcome tourist for visiting them by cooking meals.

4. Danba Monumental Watchtowers---The significance of this Danba Watchtower lies in its unparalleled old age-thousands of years’ history, which make it list on well known resorts throughout the world.

5. Places to Visit---Mt. Siguniang, Danba County, Tagong Grassland, Tibetan lifestyle, Xinduqiao Bridge, Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park, China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP) in Wolong Nature Reserve;

Detailed Itinerary:
Day1: Chengdu - Danba - Rilong
Depart at morning via Danba Castles, and then drive to Rilong.

Overnight in Rilong County (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 2: Rilong - Changpinggou Horse riding - Rilong
Changpinggou in Sichuan Tours         After breakfast, transfer to Changpinggou valley after breakfast, tourists may visit this valley by trekking or horse-riding, you can see the four peaks of Mt. Siguniang and virgin forest, tourists should prepare some food.
*Horse-riding Cost: Depending on your riding distance, Start point to Erdaoping - RMB50, Xiaganhaizi - RMB100, Lianghekou - RMB150, you can bargain with the horse owner, the price is calculated for round trip.
Overnight in Rilong Town (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 3: Rilong-Danba
After breakfast, visit Shuangqiao gorge, later on drive to Danba, around 4-hours driving. Visit Danban Jiaju Tibetan village, touching the local Tibetan lifestyle.
Accommodating in Danba (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 4: Danba-Xinduqiao 
After breakfast we will drive to Xinduqiao. En route enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of Bamei and Tagong grassland.
Lodging in Xinduqiao (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 5: Xinduqiao-Kangding-Hailuogou
After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing at Xinduqiao which is famous for the natural scenery. Cross Mt. Zheduo at an elevation of 4300m, and arrive in Kangding for lunch then have a self city tour of Kangding - the City of Love Song. Continue driving to Hailuogou.
Overnight at Moxi town (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 6: Hailuogou Glacier one-day tour
Glacier one-day tour, overnight in Moxi town;

After breakfast, drive to Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park, if you prefer to see the spectacular view of the glacier, you can catch the ropeway to the top (RMB160 for a round trip, cost excluded), then drive to camp 2, enjoy the hot spring, after that, drive back to Moxi town.
Overnight at Moxi town (Comfortable class local hotel; free spring if the hotel offers spring facilities);

Day 7: Back to Chengdu
After breakfast, we will drive back to Chengdu privately, ending your west Sichuan tour.

Services Included:
1. Private driving through the whole process with a car;
2. Entrance fees;
3. Local spring hotel with free spring (not all of them);
4. An English speaking tour guide (Bilingual);
5. Breakfasts;
6. Travel insurance for this trip that this page depicts;

        Please make sure that you have also purchased travel insurance back in your own country because of the limited insurance claims in China according to the present tourism policy.

Services NOT Included:
1. Lunch, supper and other snacks;
2. Hotels in Chengdu (*Please inform if you would like us to book the hotel in Chengdu at better price);
3. Personal expenses, such as shopping or dropping in at the bar;
4. Cable Car in Hailuogou 160RMB/person (*Optional for those who have less physical strength);
5. Transports not mentioned in this trip;

Useful Notes:
1. The temperature varies greatly and sunshine can be very strong, please bring jackets, sunburn cream, medicine for altitude sickness etc.
2. As we travel in Tibet area where the economy much more backward than other place, the diversity food is limited, so we suggest you order food by yourself or take some solid food. Most of local restaurant only can offer the simple Sichuan and Tibetan Dish.

3. The price is just for 1 bed in a standard room, if you want to occupy a whole room you should pay the single supplement for the other bed.
4. For avoiding the altitude sickness, please don`t do violent exercises, drink more water and rest as much as possible after sightseeing.
5. We suggest you don`t go outside of your hotel during the night.
6. Most of the time you will enjoy the beautiful views in the car, and the driving hours are very long in this tour.
7. Aba and Ganzi prefecture is short of water, some hotels cannot provide enough hot water for bathing but you won't have problems in cleaning your mouth and face.
8. Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room (especially in high season; booking a few days ahead of time is a useful resolution).
9. Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland (Over 3000 meters)...


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