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Songpan horse trek

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Meeting with the manager of the horse trekking

After reading all the reviews we decided not to do the horse trekking. I did meet the manager on... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
HanneVanDyck
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Antwerp, Belgium
Out in the nature, but be with a fun group

There's basically 1 touroperator which takes foreigners and you'll pay 700RMB for 3 days per person... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2015
Lucas K
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2 Sep 2016
“Meeting with the manager of the horse trekking”
8 Aug 2016
“Very disappointing”
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

After reading all the reviews we decided not to do the horse trekking. I did meet the manager on our last day here and explained him why we chose not to join his trip. I tried to explain to him that he should be more...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank HanneVanDyck
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We were met on the morning of our first day by the front man of the operation (Mike) who had obviously forgotten that we had booked the three day ice mountain trek a few days before. Flustered he rushed together some food, a few horses...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank larrythewhale
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We did the 3 day/2 night horse trek to Ice Mountain with Shunjiang Horse Trek. We spoke to a person named Mike who made it seem as if this trip was worth doing and paid 840 yuan each. Not only did he give us the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I arranged and paid for this in a hostel in Chengdu. I was told that I would be met at Songpan bus station, have two days trekking with overnight camping in a tent. No one met me at the bus station and the camping involved...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank 843alistairr
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

There's basically 1 touroperator which takes foreigners and you'll pay 700RMB for 3 days per person to the 'Ice Mointain'. We had fun, because the group with other people was nice but I can imagine that it wouldn't been that great if you'd have to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Lucas K
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We have just finished our 3 day horse trek to ice mountain with Shun Jiang horse tours (they also own a filthy hostel but that's another story).1st day is a 5/6 hour trek to the campsite, 2nd is to ice mountain and back to the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
11  Thank Estocks234
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Crap... Absolutely crap. Overpriced for the tourists, overworked horses and underprepared guides. This had to be the thing I was most looking forward to on my two months of traveling around Asia and it turned out to be the most disappointing. So many things were...More

8  Thank mattress1990
Reviewed 23 May 2015

If you go on this trek, you will get to see some amazing scenery, wildlife, and nature. You will get to pass through some interesting Tibetan villages and see the locals. The nature, scenery, wildlife, and villages all get 5 stars. However my review is...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank leiaka2016
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

I went on the 3 day horse trek to Ice mountain and was not impressed at all. I'm a pretty outdoorsy person who loves camping and appreciates amazing scenery but I would not recommend this trek. I paid 720CNY for this trek which was definitely...More

1  Thank annanic16
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

The three day Ice Mountain horse trek was beautiful. Heavy snow fell which made it even more spectacular, I was well prepared for cold weather and enjoyed it immensely, I have a lot of horse riding experience but it is not needed as this is...More

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