• Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
from US$1400 per person

17-day Biking in Northern Sichuan

Sichuan

In this journey we will go through the great grasslands of Eastern Tibet in northern Sichuan. This area was historically the ancient border from Kham into Amdo two old regions of Tibet. Averaging 3500m the plains are home to herds of yaks and horses, on which you will definitely feel the freedom and the greatness of the Nature. We will also visit Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong National Park, which are one of the most beautiful sceneries in China, reputed as Fairy Land. Meanwhile the rich local Tibetan culture will not be ignored.
 

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  • Tour Code:
  • SC-BNS
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • Sichuan
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Zechawa Valley Tour Route, Rize Valley Tour Route, Shuzheng Valley Tour Route
  • Experience & Features:
  • Ya’an,Rilong,Xiaojin,Danba,Jinchuan,Ma’erkang,Hongyuan,Ruo’ergai,Chuanzhusi,Jiuzhiaigou,Huanglong
  • Physical Rating : 4
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 2
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Day 1: – Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu and prepare for the exciting plant hunting tour.

Stay overnight in Chengdu. 

Meals:


Day 2: Chengdu – Ya’an

Today we head southwest to Ya’an.

Stay overnight in Ya’an. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 3: Ya’an – Rilong

Today we head north to town of Rilong.

Stay overnight at Rilong. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 4: Rilong – Xiaojin

Then we head west to Xiaojin.

Stay overnight at Xiaojin. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 5: Xiaojin - Danba

Heading west again we will arrive at Danba.

Stay overnight at Danba. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 6: Danba - Jinchuan

Today we head north to Jinchuan.

Stay overnight at Jinchuan. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 7: Jinchuan – Ma’erkang

Heading north again we will arrive in Ma’erkang, the capital of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Prefecture.

Stay overnight at Ma’erkang. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 8: Ma’erkang - Hongyuan

Heading north at we will arrive at Hongyuan and on the way we will visit an interesting Tibetan village, Zhuokeji village.

Stay overnight at Hongyuan Town. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 9: Hongyuan – Ruo’ergai

Heading north we go through the great eastern Tibet grassland to arrive at Ruo’ergai.

Stay overnight at Ruo’ergai. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 10: Ruo’ergai – Chuanzhusi

Leaving the grassland, we head south to Chuanzhusi.

Stay overnight at Chuanzhusi. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 11: Chuanshusi – Jiuzhiaigou

Today we will bike to the entrance of Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Stay overnight at Jiuzhaigou Valley. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 12: Jiuzhaigou

Today we will spend the whole day on visiting Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Stay overnight at Jiuzhaigou Valley. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 13: Jiuzhaigou – Chuanzhusi

Today we will return to Chuanzhusi.

Stay overnight at Chuanzhusi. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 14: Chuanzhusi – Huanglong

Today we will bike to the foot of Huanglong National Park.

Stay overnight at Huanglong. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 15: Huanglong

Today we will spend the whole day on touring this greatly beautiful natural miracle.

Stay overnight at Huanglong. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 16: Huanglong – Chengdu

Early in the morning we take a bus back to Chuanzhusi, then fly back to Chengdu.

Stay overnight in Chengdu. 

Meals: (B/L)


Day 17: Chengdu –

Depart Chengdu.

Meals: (B)


  • Currencies:
  • US Dollar
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  • GB Pound
  • CA Dollar
  • AU Dollar
  • HK Dollars
  • Renminbi
Group Size 1 person 2-5 persons 6-9 persons ≥10 persons
Tour Cost $ 6456 $ 3308 $ 1793 $ 1400

* Price in every box above is for each person.
* Price is in US dollar. It may vary a little bit according to US dollar exchange rate fluctuation, car fuel price change and government tax adjustment, etc.
* The price is only for your reference and  it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.

Service Included:
A. Personal English-speaking Guide and sometimes a local guide to help us with the local off the beaten tracks
B. Experienced Driver + comfortable Private cross-country van/bus for the driving part
C. All accommodations as specified in the itinerary
D. All meals as listed in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Service Excluded:
A. Air tickets for the flights flying in and out of Chengdu
B. Gratuities, Tips to local people, the guide and driver
(Although not compulsory, if you think your guide and driver have done a good job at the end of the tour, we suggest you tip them at you own decision to show your appreciations.)
C. Other Personal Expenses.
 

How to Dress (only for reference):
Sturdy walking shoes/Sport sandals
Long, loose and comfortable pants
Shirts/T-shirts
Warm clothes for Nov-April
Fleece, Jacket, hat and gloves
Umbrella or waterproof jacket in a cloudy day or rainy day
Cover for backpack or plastic bags to keep clothes dry in case of rain

What to Bring (only for reference):
Wet wipes / Moist towelettes
Sun hat, Sun block, Sunglasses
Insect Repellent
Bottled Water
Small towel
Shorts for summer months (June – September)
Camera, film and memory chip, battery
Binoculars
Pocketknife
First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking).

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