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Tour Overview

Haba Snow Mountain, a majestic peak in the southeast of Shangri-La City, stands tall with its snow-capped summit and awe-inspiring beauty, attracting adventurers and nature enthusiasts from around the world. It is the best choice for beginner mountaineers. The climbing routes here are already very well established and the team of local climbing guides is very professional.

Join our 4-day Haba Snow Mountain climbing tour, stepping on the golden fallen leaves, traversing the primitive alpine forest, and taking one step deeper into the snowy mountains. Standing at the top of Haba Snow Mountain at an altitude of 5,396 meters, you can see the beautiful sea of clouds and the magnificent group of snowy peaks around you. This is not a tough climbing route, except for overcoming altitude sickness.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Hike through picturesque alpine forests and meadows with the blue sky and snowy peaks as a backdrop.
2. Be proud of yourself for reaching the summit of Haba Snow Mountain.
3. Enjoy the beautiful sea of clouds and the magnificent views around Haba Snow Mountain.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Meet at the pick-up point and you will be transferred to Haba Village. Prepare your climbing equipment for tomorrow and acclimatize to the altitude (your guesthouse at 2,600m/8530ft). Learn the do's and don'ts of Haba Snow Mountain climbing from your professional guide.

    Accommodation: Haba Village

    Lijiang Haba Village
    Haba Village

  2. Today, you will climb 1,400m/4,593ft to reach the Base Camp at 4,000m above sea level. It will take 6-7 hours and the whole trek is about 15km long (9.3 miles), passing through scenic pristine alpine forest and several meadows along the way.

    Haba Snow Mountain Climbing
    Trek through several meadows

    Your picnic lunch will be enjoyed at the halfway point. After arriving at the Base Camp, have a good rest in the hut or tent to recharge your energy for the summit climb tomorrow.


    1. If you want to save your energy to climb to the top of Haba Snow Mountain, we can arrange a horseback ride from Haba Village to the Base Camp for you (extra fee required).
    2. If you experience altitude sickness or any discomfort during the journey, please inform your guide in time.

    Accommodation: Base Camp

  3. Wake up early and have a simple breakfast before starting today's climb to the Summit. Leave your luggage at the Base Camp and travel lightly (just with climbing gear).

    From the Base Camp to the Summit (5,396/17,703ft) of Haba Snow Mountain is about 5km, rising 1,400 meters. You will take a short break at Camp 1 (4,990m/16,371ft) to refresh yourself. The road from Camp 1 to the Summit is covered with snow and ice and it takes about 3 hours to trek.

    Haba Snow Mountain Yunnan
    Climb the Haba Snow Mountain

    Along the way, you will be treated to beautiful views of Haba Snow Mountain and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. If the weather is fine, you will have the opportunity to capture the Sacred Mountains of Daocheng Yading with your camera.

    After a picnic lunch at the top of the mountain, hike down back to Haba Village.

    Accommodation: Haba Village

    Haba Snow Mountain Summit
    The Summit of Haba Snow Mountain

  4. Today is the perfect end of your Haba Snow Mountain climbing tour. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Then transfer you back to Lijiang.

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private van with good air conditions;
  • An excellent mountain climbing guide & an experienced driver;
  • 3 nights' accommodations with meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water for each person per day;
  • Climbing equipment includes an ice ax, crampon, and alpenstock;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight to/off Lijiang;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions, horse riding to the Base Camp;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single room supplement fee;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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