All Things To Do in Gonggashan

Detailed Introduction of Gonggashan of its attractions and activities. Included are hiking and trekking, climbing, Hailuogou Glacier Park, Yanzigou Valley, etc. Find useful travel guide and information about travel to Gonggashan in details.

Mount Gongga

Mount Gonnga

Mount Gongga is a 7556-meter mountain and the eastern most 7-thousander on earth. It is sometimes called Gonggashan, the same as the name of the range itself. Minya is the name of how the local Tibetan people call themselves: Minya Tibetans. Konka means big white mountain. Mount Gongga is also a holy mountain in local Buddhist culture. Mount Gongga can be seen from Hailuogou Glacier Park at Camp 4 from its east, Zimei Pass and Yaha Pass from its west, Kangding Airport from its north.

Gonggashan Hiking

Hiking and Trekking

Gonggashan is one of the most popular hiking places in China due to its beautiful landscape and easy access. A hiking trip to Mount Gongga usually takes about a week long time. It is usually considered a hard trek involves camping. A Mount Gongga Hiking usually starts in Kanging or Chengdu.

Climbing in Gonggashan

Climbing in Gonggashan

There are over a dozen of 6000+ meters mountain in Gonggashan Massif including the 7556-metter Mount Gongga itself. A few of them are still unsummited. Most of the mountains are technical climbs. Among these mountains there are Mount Jiazi, Mount Edgar, Mount Leddomain, Mount Doddmain, Mount Grosvenor, Mount Gongga and many other mountains.

Photography in Gonggashan

Photography

The sunrise and sunset glows on Gonggashan mountains are one of the must-shoot photos for photographers. The popular shooting sites include Mount Niubei, Tsemed Pass, Yaha Pass, Gongga Gompa and many other locations including those of by the lakes.

Hailuogou Glacier Park

Hailuogou Glacier Park

Hailuogou is a glacier national park located southeast of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province. It is by the east face of Mount Gongga(Miya Konka) at the east boundary of Eastern Tibetan Plateau. Inside this park there are hanging glaciers, hundreds of ice caves, giant icefalls and quiet forest.

Yanzigou Valley

Yanzigou Valley

Yanzigou Valley is one of the big valleys east of Gonggashan. It is now a national park of glaciers, forests, snow-capped mountains and red rock slides. It is located 10km north to Hailuogou Glacier Park. It is a gallery of alpine landscape.

Best-selected Gonggashan Packages

Gonggashan Tour
Mount Gongga Shan In-depth Hiking – 9 Days

Route: Chengdu - Gonggashan - Chengdu

Western Sichuan Hiking Tour
Western Sichuan Adventure Hiking Tour - 9 Days

Route: Chengdu / Hailuogou / Kangding / Danba / Mount Siguniangshan / Chengdu

Gonggashan Tour
9 Day Mount Gongga(Minya Konka) Join in Hiking Tour

Route: Chengdu - Gonggashan - Chengdu