11-Nights China's Middle Kingdom: Yosemite's Sister Parks

China: Yosemite Sister Parks Hiking
China's vast, unique landscape holds two national parks that are sister parks to Yosemite - an international collaboration with parks and protected areas that face similar challenges. Join expert MT Sobek guides and park rangers on this 12-day adventure through these magical destinations. Ascend sacred Huangshan, traverse its summit, witness a spectacular sunrise (or two), and visit historic villages. Across the country in Jiuzhaigou National Park, explore colored lakes, picturesque travertine landscapes, and Tibetan villages, and access Zharu Valley - seen by only a few lucky visitors per year. All this natural beauty plus time to meet giant pandas in Chengdu!

  • Hike, tour, and camp in China's two beautiful Yosemite sister parks, Huangshan and Jiuzhaigou
  • Enjoy a ranger-led ecotour of Jiuzhaigou's Zharu Valley, a special-access area - an MT Sobek-style treat
  • Explore southwest China's rich culture in its atmospheric Tibetan/Qiang villages and lofty Buddhist temples

Internal Airfare: $1060
Minimum Age: 15

11 nights from $7495 per person

Supplier: MT Sobek

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Featured Destinations

Chengdu

The main inland access city to Tibet, Chengdu is the capital of the "Heavenly State". Most known for its natural habitat and research center for giant pandas, this sprawling city boasts a population of over 11 million.

Hangzhou

Hangzhou is one of the important tourism cities in China, famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritages. Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province.


Hangzhou is located on the low reaches of Qiantang river in southeast China, with a distance of 180 kilometers to Shanghai. It is one of the key cities in the Yangzi Delta area.


Huangshan

Huangshan City is a region with a long history and splendid cultures. Shexian and Yixian Counties were established more than 2,000 years ago. In the Jin Dynasty (265-420) Huangshan City was called Xin' an Shire. Until the Song Dynasty (960-1279) when the name was changed to Huizhou, the city was famed for Hui businessmen, Hui carvings, Xin'an school of painting, Xin'an medicine, Hui architecture, Hui cuisine, and Hui opera (one of the tonalities of Beijing Opera). Also notable are the scenic spots of Mt. Huangshan - a key point of interest in ancient China, the Tangyue Memorial Archway, the Tunxi Ancient Street and the ancient villages of Yixian County. Historians at home and abroad regard Huangshan City as a natural history and culture museum of China.

Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou Valley or "Nine Village Valley" is a beautiful national park home to 9 Tibetan Villages protecting over 220 species of birds and numerous endangered flora and fauna. Located in the Min Shan Mountain range, Jiuzhaigou is a UNESCO World Heritage Site remote from the rest of world until discovered in 1972. Surrounding Jiuzhaigou are magical blue and green lakes, virgin waterfalls, and unique land forms. 

Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou Valley or "Nine Village Valley" is a beautiful national park home to 9 Tibetan Villages protecting over 220 species of birds and numerous endangered flora and fauna. Located in the Min Shan Mountain range, Jiuzhaigou is a UNESCO World Heritage Site remote from the rest of world until discovered in 1972. Surrounding Jiuzhaigou are magical blue and green lakes, virgin waterfalls, and unique land forms. 

Huang Shan Mountain

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Zharu Valley

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Huanglong National Park

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