The Highlight activities in this tour is to climb Haba Snow Mountain, which is standing at 5396m. Haba is just above the snow-line and is covered with snow all the year round. 

This trip allows you to experience the typical process of climbing a snow mountain. It is not a hard-climbing route. The most difficult is to overcome the high-altitude sickness. If you often go to high altitude areas and if you want to have a try to reach the summit of a mountain at 5396m, please don't hesitate to join our snow mountain climbing tour. Before reaching Haba Snow Mountain, you will have the chance to visit Tiger Leaping Gorge. 


  • Explore camping tour in Haba Snow Mountain.

  • Lose yourself into the magnificence of Tiger Leaping Gorge.

  • Experience the typical process of climbing a snow mountain.


Day 1Lijiang - Hutiaoxia -Haba Village

Sightseeing and Activities: Lijiang(2400)-Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge(1900)-Haba Village (2600m)

From Lijiang, drive about 60KM to the First Bend of Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.  

Continue the driving of 40KM more to visit the the Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha in this area because you can find gold in the river. Then, head for the Middle Part of Tiger Leaping Gorge for lunch. After that, drive to Haba Village which is a small Naxi village located at the foot of Haba Snow Mountain. 

Arrive at Haba Snow Mountain Guesthouse in Haba Village. You will prepare for your equipment and acclimatize yourselves to the altitude (2600M in Haba Snow Mountain Guesthouse). After lunch, examine your heart rate and blood oxygen content, and learn the knowledge, condition and introduction of the Haba Snow Mountain Climbing. Overnight at Haba Snow Mountain Guesthouse.

Accommodation: Haba Snow Mountain Guesthouse
Meals: Lunch

Day 2Haba Village - the Base Camp

Sightseeing and Activities: Haba Village (2600m)-the Base Camp at the 4200m of Haba Mountain

Trek up the Haba Snow Mountain for about 15 km to the Base Camp at the 4200m, which will take about 7 hours, with yaks taking your luggage. You will have picnic lunch in Haba Snow Mountain. You only need to take some water, clothes and necessary food, the other equipment will be transferred by the horses to the Basic Camp.

Base camp altitude indications vary depending on who you ask but we found it to be at about 4100 m so this is a rather long day and the path can get very muddy. Use good waterproof boots. The walk will take 4-6 hours and is mostly through the beautiful Yunann forest apart from three meadows that you will cross on the way. 

This day you will hike up 1500M of the altitude, arrive at the Base Camp in the afternoon. Because of the high elevation, everyone will suffer the different altitude sickness. You should know how to adjust the situation and adapt to the high elevation. If you really feel not very well, please tell your escort.

Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3Base Camp - the summit - Base Camp

Sightseeing and Activities: The Base Camp at the 4200m – the Camp 1 at 4800 of Haba Snow Mountain – the top of Haba Snow Mountain (5396M) – the Base Camp (4200M)

Get up at 3:00 am, prepare for your equipment and have a simple breakfast. Examine your health condition before leaving for the top at 4:00 AM. You will leave most of your luggage at the Camp 1, just need to take your mountaineering tools, such as the rope, ice axe, ice pick, the bag, some solid food, a warm pot of water, clothes, headlight, climbing equipment for the climbing to the summit of Haba Mountain.

Try to climb about 4 km to the top of the Haba Snow Mountain at the 5396m, which will take about 5 hours. It is the ice and snow trail from the camp 1 to the summit, the altitude up 500M, usually, it will take you about 3 hours to the top. Enjoy the wonderful scenery of Haba Snow Mountain and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain with Yangtze River in the middle, take the pictures as souvenir. 
After having a picnic lunch, you will trek down to Camp 1 to take your luggage, then continue trek down to the Base Camp. Our service clerk at the BC will prepare good meals and waiting for you. Overnight at the Base Camp at 4200M.

Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4Base Camp - Haba Village - Lijiang

Sightseeing and Activities: The Base Camp at the 4200m-Haba Village-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Lijiang

Trek down from Base Camp to the Long Wang Bian Village, with yaks taking your luggage. Visit Heihai Lake with the original forest. After lunch, drive back to Lijiang. Service ends.

Best time to climb Haba Snow Mountain:
Every May, June or the end of September, October, the beginning of November
The end of October is the best to climb Haba Mountian and trek in Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Meals: Breakfast

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  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;

  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;

  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;

  • Private English-speaking tour guide;

  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;

  • Service charge & government taxes;


  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;

  • Chinese visa fees;

  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;

  • Tips to guides and drivers;

  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;

  • Personal travel accident insurance;

  • All optional programs.

Trip Notes

For the price will be different in different seasons. Please contact us for more details.