Rising 5,396 meters above sea level, Haba Snow Mountain lies between the cities of Lijiang and Shangri-La, in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Drawn by the region’s natural beauty, travelers from throughout China and around the globe come to experience its lofty heights, its profound valleys, and the breathtaking vistas.
The Haba Snow Mountain area offers many natural attractions. These range from deep virgin forests to showy alpine flowers, from plunging waterfalls to serene alpine lakes, and from meadows of grazing yaks to ethnic villages steeped in tradition. The renowned Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the deepest gorges on earth, embraces the entire southeast side of the mountain. The glacier-clad peak overlooks them all.
Hiking opportunities abound on 200 kilometers of trekking routes. These vary from one-day excursions to multi-day outings lasting up to a week. This website offers a comprehensive guide to these treks.