Five Famous Mountains for Adventure-lovers in China

There are many famous mountains in China, among which you may see beauty or steepness. Do you fancy having an exploration to climb up to a steep mountain and feel the pleasure of conquering?

1 Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world and optional tourist destination for China travel deals. As the supreme point of the world, Mt. Everest is also blessed with many extreme wonders. Its greatest charm is once you board on it, it means the world is at the foot of yours. Some mountains will show their brilliance only when you close to them, but Mt. Everest will make you get the opposite feeling.

2 K2 Peak

K2 peak, locally known by the name of “Chogo Ri”, which means "The Great Mountain", 8,611m, is the 2nd highest mountain in the world. K2 is placed on the Pakistan - China border in the mighty Karakoram Range. K2 is a rocky mountain up to 6,000m, beyond which it becomes an ocean of snow. Among 14 high mountains with the elevation reaching over 8000m, K2 is the most difficult one to climb up.

3 Aerjin Mountain

The Aerjin Mountain, located in the west of China, has famous Muzitage Mountain Peak, has about 100 billion sq. glacier which generates 20 and more gold canals and several rivulets to flow into four saltwater lakes which have about one thousand sq. kilometers.

4 Minya Konka

Minya Konka, at the foot of the glacier from the main peak 7,556m, is the highest mountain in Sichuan. Situated in the Daxue Shan mountain range in the southwest of Sichuan (a famous place for your popular China tours), it is a sacred mountain to the Tibetans. There are different trekking routes around the mountain range, the most popular being a trek to the Konka Monastery. Since the 1878 when the Australian people studied it for the first time, many people have been trying to climb up to the mountain, but most of them failed.

5 Meili Snow Mountain

Meili Snow Mountains rise between the Salween River and the Mekong River in the extreme edge of Northwest Yunnan Province (best destination included in top 10 China tour packages). The holy Kawa Karpo (6740M), the highest peak of Meili, is one of the most sacred mountains of Tibetan Buddhism. It is still a 'virgin peak' for no one has ever reached the top. Thus, Meili Snow Mountain is a challenge for all mountain explorers from home and abroad.

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