Mount Haba (5,396 meters) Expedition Plan

Our team is ready to take you to Mount Haba located in picturesque YunNan Province in Southwest China! We look forward to offering you first-class service and technical excellence as we climb to the summit of Mount Haba!

Mount Haba Introduction

Mount Haba, located in Shangri-La County, Yunnan Province, is the third highest peak in Yunnan Province located at 5396 meters above sea level. Mount Haba is particularly well know for its breathtaking scenery. Rising high above the forests and grasslands below, its awe inspiring beauty has attracted thousands of visitors. It is an entry level high altitude climb and can be climbed throughout the year.


Nonetheless, Mount Haba is a great challenge! The high altitude and the ever-changing weather present even experienced climbers with difficulties. Climbing Mount Haba takes a combination of physical strength and mental fortitude!

Mount Haba can be climbed at any time throughout the year. Although, the best time of the year is in autumn, and, in particular, September and October.

Mount Haba Itinerary

D1:Arrival in XiangGeLiLa (altitude 3300 meters)


On day one, each climber should arrive in XiangGeLiLa to begin the process of acclimatization. Upon arrival, we will arrange for transport to and accommodation at a cozy hotel.

D2:XiangGeLiLa (altitude 3300 meters) 

On day two, each climber will continue the process of adaptation and acclimatization. We will enjoy the sites and delicious cuisine of XiangGeLiLa! 

D3:XiangGeLiLa – Haba Village – Forest and Grassland – Haba Base Camp (altitude 4100 meters)


Haba Village



Forest and Grassland


Haba Base Camp

In the morning, after breakfast, we will set out towards Mount Haba base camp. We will stop for lunch in Haba Village and after lunch we will begin the trek to base camp. We will first pass through a beautifully wooded forest and then pass through a high altitude grassland where we will catch panoramic views of Mount Haba. This trek is about 6 hours by foot。

D4:Haba Base Camp (altitude 4100 meters)

Day four’s top priority is to rest and acclimatize with the comforts of Haba’s Base Camp. In the afternoon, we will have the chance to practice using our harnesses, crampons, and ice axes in preparation for the next day’s summit attempt!

D5:Haba Base Camp – Summit (altitude 5396 meters) – Haba Base Camp OR Haba Village



The day we all have been waiting for, summit day! We will leave for the summit at 3 AM and must arrive at the summit before 11 AM. After the enjoying the breathtaking views at the summit, we will go down the mountain and depending on the condition of the climbers and the weather, we will arrive at Haba Base Camp or Haba Village for some well deserved rest!

D6:Haba Base Camp OR Haba Village – LiJiang (altitude 2400 meters)

After breakfast, we will either continue the trek down from Base Camp to Haba Village and then provide transportation to LiJiang, or if we already have arrived at Haba Village the previous evening we will provide transportation directly from Haba Village to LiJiang.



Departure day to head back home after a successful trip to the mountains. Or you are free to spend a few extra days enjoying the charming town of LiJiang (not covered in the cost of the trip).


The cost of a 7 day climbing trip to Mount Haba is 6,800 RMB for a group of 5 or more. But we can offer you a discount of 2,000 RMB per person for a cost of 4,800 RMB per person for a group of 5 or more.

The price includes the necessary permits, accommodation at a 4 star hotel in XiangGeLiLa and LiJiang, all accommodation and transportation after arrival in XiangGeLiLa, and 3 meals per day after arrival in XiangGeLiLa.

The cost does not include transport to and from XiangGeLiLa and LiJiang, food and beverages outside of the 3 meals per day, and other necessary mountaineering equipment.