Genie Holy Mountain Hiking Routes
Genie Mountain Area is an untapped scenic spot. It is a good place for you to explore and hiking in the spot is the best choice. The months of September and October are the good time to hike. There are many routes for hiking and it is easy to get lost. We recommend the below two routes to hike, and try to take little luggage and rent a local horse to bear it on the back, and prepare some necessaries on the highland.
Two Hiking Routes recommended
Firstly, tourists take a bus to Litang and rent a car to Zhangna township or Lamaya township. The hiking routes start from these two townships, which offer the horse rental and leader service.
Route 1: Zhangna township (3700m) - 6km - Naiganduo Village (3710m) - 7km - Hupiba (3900m) - 3km - Lenggu Monastery (4150m) - Xiaozha Lake ( 4700m ) - Xiaozha Valley - Legu Monastery - Lamaya township (3700m)
Day 1: Zhangna township arrival, stay in the local family.
Day 2: Start to hike from Zhangna to Lenggu Temple by the way of Naiganduo Village and Hupiba, and stay in the temple or encamp around. The hiking distance is about 16 kilometer and it takes about over 7 hours due to the high elevation and time to enjoy the natural sceneries.
Day 3: Hike from Lenggu Temple to Xiaozha Lake, enjoy the 80-high-meter Xiaozha waterfalls, and encamp in the Xiaozha Valley at night. The hiking distance is about 12 kilometers.
Day 4: Hike from Xiaozha Lake to Lamaya township or Zhangna township, and stay in the local family.
Day 5: Depart from the township.
Route 2: Lamaya township (3700m) - 2.8km - Lazayakou (4100m) - 4km - Xiazetong Village (3780m) - 3.5km - Moyalakayakou (3913m) - 1.5km - Naiganduo Village (3710m) - 7km - Hupiba (3900m) - 3km - Lenggu Monastery (4150m) - Zhangna township
Day 1: Lamaya township arrival, stay in the local family; rent the horse for bearing your luggage.
Day 2: Start to hike from Lamaya to Lenggu Temple, by way of Lazayakou, Xiazetong Village, Naiganduo Village and Hupiba. The hiking distance is about 20 kilometers. Overnight stay in the temple or encamp around.
Day 3: Hiking from Lenggu Temple to Zhangna township or Lamaya township, and stay in the local family.
Day 4: Depart from the township.
1. High waterproof shoes, cotton socks
2. Mountaineering jackets, thermal cloth, polartec, down jacket, quick-drying underwear
3. Thermal-insulation water cup, jacketed kettle, burner, gas tank
4. Tent, sleeping bag, moisture-proof pad
5. Mountaineering bag, water-proof bag, rain cape, kneecap, hiking stick, interphone
6. Sun cream, hand cream, toothpaste and toothbrush
7. Compressed biscuit, snacks
8. Necessary medicines, adhesive bandage, amoxicillin and glucose, etc.
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