Rough Cost for Gonggashan Travel

updated on March 1st, 2017

The cost for a Mount Gonggashan trip differs from people to people and from different travel styles including independent either budget or comfortable traveling. The costs differ also in different seasons as well. In the tourist season such as July, August, September, and October the price on everything will cost more. And in low seasons the cost will be lower. Recorded below are the details of cost on each item that you will inevitably or possibly spend, unit in Chinese yuan.

Transfer to Gonggashan

  • Bus from Chengdu to Kangding: 130 per person;
  • Shared Taxi from Chengdu: 300-400/per person;
  • Rented Car: 1200-1600 per car.
  • Flight Ticket single way: full price 1650 yuan per adult ticket while you may get discount down to 30% in certain seasons.

Attraction Ticket

Hailuogou Glacier Park

  • Entrance: 92 per person (Apr - Nov), 62 per person (Dec - Mar);
  • An extra of 70 per person for the bus;
  • An extra 150 per person is required for using the cable car from Camp 3 to Camp 4

Yanzigou Valley

  • Entrance: 100 per person (Apr - Nov), 90 per person (Dec - Mar);
  • An extra of 70 per person for the tourist bus.

Tsemed Pass

  • Entrance: 20 per person all year.

Gongga Gompa

  • Entrance: 20 per person all year.

Crossing Bridges while hiking

  • Local people may fix the bridges along the hiking trail for hikers. But a 10 to 20 yuan is required for using them.

Climbing Permit

  • For Climbing fees for peaks and mountains in Minya Konka, please read further here: more>>


  • Average cost for a local Tibetan guesthouse: about 120 -150 per night;
  • verage cost for an economy hotel: about 200-300 per night.


Dinning at Hailuogou Glacier Park (Moxi Town) or in Kangding, you can find plenty of restaurants offering different Chinese and Tibetan food. In other small towns you will be able to find some noodle restaurants which will normally cost about 10-30 per person. If you are staying in one of the local guesthouses, normally they provide food as well. A rice meal usually costs between 20 and 40 per person.

Pack horse

If you wish to hire pack horse for your hiking, the cost is 120-150 per packhorse per day.

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