Mt Gongga is also called Mt. Minya Gangkar OR Mt. Minya Konka. Here, “Minya” means the area that local Kangpa people lives; Gongga or Gangkar or Konka means the highest snow mountain, and also the white ice mountain. It is the highest mountain in east Tibet of Kham and Amdo.
Danba watchtower is an ancient defense construction, which can mostly be found found in villages of Supo, Zhonglu and Jiaju in Danba county, all of which are with a history of more than 1,000 years. Some of those are now used as local people’s house. And the copy building of Danba watchtower can also be found in the Western Hills in Beijing.
Huang Long is a scenic and historic interest area in the east edge of Tibetan plateau. It is located in the southern part of the Minshan mountain range, 150 kilometers north-northwest of the capital Chengdu with 3000 m elevation in Song-Pan County. This Geological park has marvelous travertine rim-stone pools, flow-stones, and springs.
Gongga monastery is the sealed shrine of the Kagyu sect’s succession living Buddha, who is known as Tulku Rinpoche. It is located at the west side of Mt Gongga. and perched on a small bench on an otherwise steep hillside with altitude of 3740 meters above sea level, overlooking the terminus of a large glacier that descends off the west side of Mt Gongga
Mount Siguniang is also Mt. Four sisters, which according to the legend that these four peaks were originally four beautiful sisters of the mountain god. Mount Siguniang was listed on the China National Scenic Resort in 1994 and became the China National Nature Reserve in 1996. The whole area covers an area of 450 square kilometers
Hailuogou Glacier is located in Moxi town which is a small Tibetan town administrated by Luding County in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province. It is a national-level nature reserve, and the only glacier and forest park across China. It is about 260 km away from Chengdu