Genie Holy Mountain, also named Geyen Mountain, is the third highest mountain in Sichuan with an altitude of 6204m after Gongga Mountain and Mount Siguniangshan. Under the sunlight, the glittering peak is covered with white snow all year around.
Covering 500 square kilometers, Genie area features "supernatural, magnificent, beautiful" and is one of best places for you to explore and hike in western Sichuan, and others like Yala Kamiyama, Mt. Gongga, Mt. Siguniang. Genie Mountain Area is an untapped scenic spot, where is rarely known by people, so far, tourists can only hike or ride a horse to go there from Zhangna and Lamaya townships. The perfect time for Genie Mountain Hiking is September to October. And standing at 200 or 300 kilometers away, you can also view three spectacular peaks towering straight into the clouds.
Besides, you can also pay a visit to Lenggu Temple. Built in 1164, the temple nestles the Xiaozha Mountain and faces the Genie Mountain, housing three treasures: a female antler, an anti-helical conch and a white area stone honored as “the heart of Genie”.
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9-Day Genie Holy Mountain Hiking Tour from ChengduView Details
9 Days & 8 Nights
Chengdu (1N) - Kangding (1N) - Litang (1N) - Genie camping (3 N) - Litang (1N) - Kangding (1N) - Chengdu
Quick Facts of Geyen Mountain
Genie Main Peak (6,204m), Xiaozha Holy Mountain (5,807m), Kemailong Holy Mountain (5,780m), Zhangna (3,700m), Naiganduo Village (3,710m), Hupiba (3,900m), Lenggu Temple (4,150m), Lazai Yakou (4,180m)
Best Time to Go:
All Year Round (especially April, May, June, September and October)
What to See:
Genie Holy Mountain, Lenggu Temple, Genie Mountain Hiking, etc.
How to Go:
Tourists can get to Mount Genie by flight from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Kangding Airport then take the shuttle bus to downtown Kangding and get on the regular bus from Kangding Bus Station to Litang. Or you can take the long-distance bus from Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station to Litang. Afterwards, you can rent a private car to Lamaya or Zhangna township and hike or ride a horse to Mt.Geyen.
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