MT. SIGUNIANG DAFENG

The Mt. Siguniang area is a stunning 4 peak mountain range; the highest peak (6250 m) is also the highest in northwest Sichuan. Siguniang literally means Four Maidens, local Tibetan legend that says the four peaks are the embodiments of four beautiful women. It is also well known in English as Four Sisters Mountain. On this tour you will be able to summit both the first and second peaks of Mt. Siguniang, (Dafeng (5025m) and Erfeng (5276m).

This requires very limited technical mountaineering experience. All you need is to be physically fit and to pay attention to the training you will be given by our guides. As well as conquering these two peaks you will experience the local Tibetan culture, trek along 3 of the stunning valleys in the Mt. Siguniang area.

EVENT DATE:  03Aug-10Aug2019

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DETAILED ITINERARY: 

Day 0 Arrive in Chengdu (Rest Day)

You can book your flights accordingly and let us know. You can let us know your hotel for pickup also. If not, we will advise you for the hotel booking.

Day 1 Pickup from Chengdu to Rilong

Pick up by our local guide from the hotel and drive to Rilong. It is around 4-5 hours drive on the way.

  • Overnight : Guesthouse Changping Inn
  • Altitude : 3,600m

Day 2 Hike in Shuangqiao Valley

This is an easy day for your to enjoy the beautiful nature of Mt Siguniang and help you acclimatize.

A civilized morning departure, you will head by local bus to see the last of the three Mt. Siguniang valleys. You will follow the ancient trekking trail along Shuangqiao Valley and visit a number of scenic spots along the valley, the biggest stupa in the Mt. Siguniang area and eat a traditional Tibetan lunch. Go back to Rilong and stay at the guesthouse for overnight.

Overnight : Guesthouse

Altitude : 3,600m

Day 3 Hike to Erfeng basecamp

The second day of hiking will take about 6-7 hours. As you hike along the route you will pass Tibetan stupas and prayer flags. Finally you pass through as the narrow valleys and start to climb the mountain, the landscape opens out to reveal views the numerous impressive peaks (many unclimbed and some even unnamed). The further we hike up the mountain, the wilder the landscape becomes. As we arrive at the Mt Siguniang will gradually emerge. If time permits, we will hike around base camp to further help acclimatization, before returning to base camp to rest and prepare for tomorrow’s climb.

NB. If the mountain huts are full, we will camp.

  • Overnight : Mountain hut/Camping
  • Altitude : 4,200m
  • Distance : 17km

Day 4 One day at BC to acclimatize

Acclimatization at the basecamp and get ready for the summit of Dafeng the next day. Your guide will take you walking around the basecamp.

  • Overnight : Mountain hut/Camping
  • Altitude : 4,200m
  • Distance : n/a

Day 5 Summit of Erfeng and return to Rilong

Early departure is required and it is uphill right from the beginning so go slow and tackle the climb one step at a time. After an initial short steep climb, the summit route follows a gently sloping valley which progressively steepens before reaching a plateau of sloping rock slabs. Ropes may be required for the last 200 meters of the ascent. The summit should be reached at approximately 10:00am. After summiting, you will descend back down to basecamp, eat a quick lunch before collecting your remaining equipment and hiking back to the Rilong guesthouse. It will be a long walk back to the guest house. If you have run out of energy, you can choose to ride a horse back to Rilong (at your own expense).

*If you could not make it to the summit before 11:00, you will have to descend as a safety precaution.

  • Overnight : Guesthouse Changping Inn
  • Altitude : 3,600m

Day 6 Return to Chengdu

Early morning after breakfast we drive back to Chengdu. End of your tour to Mt Siguniang upon arrival at your hotel. You can book you own hotel for the night.

Return to Home Country

Back to Airport and Fly to home country. 

*Itinerary may change accordingly based on the day/weather conditions. 

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Overnights In Rilong,
  • All Meals,
  • Entrance Fee,
  • Private Guide,
  • Assistant Guides,
  • Pack Horse,
  • All Mountaineering Equipment

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Pick Up/Dropoff At The Airport,
  • Any Meals other than specified in the itinerary
  • Insurance
  • (Hotel In Chengdu And Airport Pickup/Dropoff At Additional Fee),
  • Tipping For The Guides
  • China Visa 

Please note the following items to bring on our own :

HIKING GEAR

  • Daypack

Optional:

  • Trekking poles

CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR

  • underwear
  • T-shirts
  • Quick-drying pants/shorts
  • Long-sleeve shirts (for sun
    and bugs)
  • Lightweight fleece or jacket
  • Boots or shoes suited
    to terrain
  • Socks (synthetic or wool)
  • Extra clothes * (beyond the
    minimum expectation)

Additional items for rainy and/
or cold weather:

  • Rainwear (jacket and pants)
  • Long underwear
  • Warm, insulated jacket or vest
  • Fleece pants
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm hat

Optional:

  • Bandana or Buff
  • Gaiters (for rainy, snowy, or
    muddy conditions)

FOOD & WATER

  • Water bottles and/or reservoir *
  • Trail snacks

EMERGENCY ITEMS

  • First-aid kit or supplies *
  • Emergency shelter *
  • Whistle
  • Headlamp or flashlight * (with
    extra batteries)
  • Camera

HEALTH & HYGIENE

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Menstrual products (if needed)
  • Prescription medications
    (if needed)
  • First-aid kit or supplies
  • Sun protection:
  • Sunscreen *
  • Sunglasses * (+ retainer leash)
  • Sun hat *
  • SPF-rated lip balm *

Optional

  • Insect repellent *
  • Toilet paper
  • Urinary products
  • Sanitation trowel (if no toilets)
  • Baby wipes
  • Alcohol or antiseptic wipes
  • Blister treatments

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