This trip is all about taking an insane trek up snow covered mountains in the highlands of Yunnan. We are going off the beaten path for this hiking trip! Travel to Lijiang and Tiger Leaping Gorge through awesome scenery. Then trek from Haba Village to Base Camp with professional guides and equipment, and up to the summit for spectacular views, visit the local villages surrounding the mountains… and more!!!
Lijiang → Tiger Leaping Gorge → Haba village [Altitude : 2600 m]
Haba village [Altitude : 2600 m] → Base Camp [Altitude : 4100 m] [15 km]
Base Camp [Altitude : 4100 m] → Haba Snow Mountain Summit [Altitude : 5396 m]→ Base Camp [30 km ~ 10-12 hours]
Note: If weather is unsuitable for trekking to ‘the roof”, we will wait an extra day at base camp to make the trek.
Base Camp → Haba village [15 km]
Note: If we reschedule to trek to ‘the roof” this day, we will cancel the visit to the White Water Terrace.
Haba village → Lijiang
Included – Onsite transportation with a/c, insured (SUVs)
Not included – Flights to/from Lijiang, Transfers to/from airport
Depending on your departure point and schedule.
Arrival in Lijiang on Day 1
Departure from Lijiang must be later than 15:00 on Day 6
Please book your flights. It’s really easy with www.ctrip.com! They even have an app. (If you need help booking your flights, a booking fee of 100 RMB per ticket will apply. A Travelers Society member will contact you within 24 hours of registration.)
You must arrive at the arrival time of the suggested flight or slightly earlier and meet us at the airport, and leave on the suggested flight or slightly after the departure time. If your travel arrangements do not allow for this, you will have to arrange for your own transportation.
Included – 5 nights – Clean double occupancy rooms in local homestays and dorms included in price. These will be booked on a first come first serve basis. If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 700 RMB per person total for the 3 nights in in local guest houses/inns), first come first serve. (We can help you find someone to share if needed. However, if there is an uneven number of travelers, the single occupancy fee may apply. Pairings are distributed on a first come first serve basis.)
Included – Meals as listed
Not Included – Some meals as listed, drinks
Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 6,499 RMB or 6,999 RMB if deposit paid after August 24
Book by August 10 and get a special price of 6399 RMB!
Deposit: 3000 RMB (included in price) (for non-early birds)
*Full payment due August 24. (Registration will be open after this date.)
We do not go cheap on safety… We get the best equipment and the most experienced instructors for our trips.
Accommodation , onsite transportation, meals as listed entrance fees to tiger leaping gorge and haba village, English speaking tour guide, horse pack, rescue and security,insurance, mountain climbing lesson, mountain climbing coach, food rations, mountain climbing equipment (ice claw, ice pick, helmet, belt, lock, uplift, flat belt), pretrip preparatory meeting, a trip of a lifetime and loooots of fun!!!
Does not include:
Flights to/from Lijiang, transportation to/from airport/Lijiang ancient town, tips for guide/driver, porter fees, some meals, drinks, personal expenses, optional activities, fees as listed below:
PASSPORT, camera/gopro, 40L backpack, small daypack, hiking shoes, trekking sticks, gaiters, snow goggles, waterproof gloves, coolmax socks, winter hats, fleece scarf, winter jacket and pants, fleece, quick dry clothes, sleeping bag liner, 1L vacuum cup, sunscreen, chapstick, sunglasses, headlamp, mobile power pack, toiletries, flip-flops, altitude sickness medicine, personal medicine, power snacks (such as chocolates, instant noodles).
You can buy many of these items in Decathlon.
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to August 31 and no refund after that. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events, etc. Note: If you are unable to complete the route due to personal limitations, no refund will be made. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions. Minimum number of pax for this trip is 8. If you have a heart condition or other severe health issues you may not be able to participate. Please contact us for more information.
Note: If you are unable to complete the trip due to personal limitations, no refund will be made.
1) ICBC Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery
I’ve never been mountain climbing before! Can I still do the trip?
Yes! There is no need for prior mountain climbing, rock climbing, or high altitude trekking experience to go on this trip. This trip is suitable for those with basic outdoor experience and physical strength.
What sort of physical preparation should I do for this trip?
Physical exercise is necessary for this trip starting 1 month before departure. We recommend attending 2 of our hiking trips and our training meeting prior to the trip.
Can kids join this trip?
This trip is not suitable for children.
Snow Mountain Climbing in Yunnan for the May Holiday!!!