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Qiang Peoples Village & Songpinggou Trekking Tour

Duration: 6

Destination: Chengdu, Songpinggou Scenic Area, Maoxian, Dujiangyan

Highlights: Songpinggou Valley Trekking and Heihu Qiang People’s Village

Tour Code: SPT-19

Just around 250km away from Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan, we could reach the western Sichuan. Songpinggou is known as little Jiuzhaigou Valley owning snow mountains in winter, wild mountain flowers and birds in spring, lush mountains in summer, polychrome forests in autumn and with all the year around colourful lakes. During this trip, will we not only visit amazing landscape valley Songpinggou, but also Qiang people’s village and world heritage Dujiangyan Irrigation System.

 

Day 01 Arrival in Chengdu
Arrive in Chengdu, which is famous for its three unique characteristics, which are "Heavenly Scenery," "Bashu Culture," (one title of Sichuan) and "Hometown of Pandas". Upon arrival in Chengdu, you will be met by your tour guide and taken to your hotel.

 

Day 02 Chengdu to Songpinggou
In the morning we will drive about 10 km to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base. It is an excellent recreational area and a highlight of any visit to Chengdu. In the afternoon we will drive about 252km to Songpinggou. It takes about 5 hours. It’s not a short driving. But view along the road is amazing, especial when we entre Kham the western Sichuan part. The road is along the river with majestic mountain ranges where you could see the small path which Red Army took. Qiang people’s stone houses are dotted on the mountains.

   

Day 03 Songpinggou Valley
Known as little Jiuzhaigou Valley, Songpinggou Valley owns snow mountains in winter, wild mountain flowers and birds in spring, lush mountains in summer, polychrome forests in autumn and with all the year around colourful lakes. Do a short trekking in the valley, and you will find western Sichuan is a very amazing place. Today you will do a one day trekking in Songpinggou Valley starts from Gongpeng Lake, The Down & Upper Lakes of Shuimo Valley, Mo Lake and Long Lake etc.

 

Day 04 Songpinggou Valley to Maoxian to Dujiangyan
This morning you will visit the middle and low section of Songpinggou Valley including Shuizhiyuan and Bailazhai Lakes etc. It takes about 1.5 hours.

And then we will leave Songpinggou and visit Heihu Qiang People’s Village. Unlike many other Qiang People’s villages in Maoxian or Wenchuan, which were completely destroyed in the 2008 earthquake and rebuilt after that, the Heihu Qiang People’s Village survives in the earthquake. Villagers are still keeping their traditional lifestyle, ladies dress their pretty handmade embroidered costume in everyday life. The Qiang folk houses, the building ruins, the towers and the altar form an old and unique Qiang village. After that we will drive to Dujiangyan.


Day 05 Dujiangyan to Chengdu
This morning you will visit Dujiangyan Irrigation System. It was built in 256BC during the Warring States period of China by the Kingdom of Qin. And till now it still plays a crucial role in draining off floodwater, irrigating farms and providing water resources for more than 50 cities in the province. In the afternoon, we will drive back to Chengdu.

 

Day 06 Departure

Your 6-Day Songpinggou Valley and Qiang People’s Village Tour is nearly the end. You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. You are welcome back join us at anytime.

 

 

If you need shorten or extend your tour, please feel free to contact us through info@pandachinatour.com. We are glad to tailor made an itinerary accordingly.