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Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve

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Address: Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County 623400, China
Phone Number: 868377739753
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Description: Jiuzhaigou Valley, eulogized as a world of magical fairytale, has for...
Jiuzhaigou Valley, eulogized as a world of magical fairytale, has for years enchanted tourists with its mountains and luxuriant forests, colorful lakes, gushing waterfalls and abundant wildlife. To its south is the Huanglong (Yellow Dragon Scenic Area). Jiuzhaigou Valley is located in Nanping County, 450 kilometers (about 280 miles) to the north of Chengdu City, Sichuan, covers a total area of 720 square kilometers and the valley is 50 kilometers in length. In 1992, UNESCO entered this scenic area onto the world natural heritage list.Jiuzhaigou, literally the Nine Village Valley, is hence known for the nine Tibetan villages within its boundary, Inhabited by Tibetans, the nine villages and alpine lakes, are like reflecting mirrors or crystal jade blocks inlaid in snow mountains and forests.
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Stunning Natural Beauty

We stayed at one of the many hotel in Jiuzhaigou town (all were of the same standard, which is to say, fairly poor quality given the price). The natural beauty of this area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stayed at one of the many hotel in Jiuzhaigou town (all were of the same standard, which is to say, fairly poor quality given the price). The natural beauty of this area however is well worth the inconvenience of getting here and the poor quality accommodation. At least two days required to see the park, consider another day for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

One day is definitely not enough,spare at least two days here to sightsee and hike both the right and left route.there are frequent tour buses going up and down hill throughout the entire park.advisable to ride buses to the very top and work your way down.some places just drop off take a few photos but there are many other scenic... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking and unique water. Avoid High season and national holidays, summer vacation. Next time I will travel to the valley by air and stay longer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Arrived at the entrance of the park around 8am, and it was already brim packed with people. Spent about half an hour trying to board of the free shuttle buses in the park. But after getting into the park, the rest of the time we did not have to spend too much time queueing at the other stops. The buses... More 

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Just another voice in the chorus that finds this park amazing. With towering snow-capped peaks and lakes the turquoise color of tropical coral reefs, this is a photographer's paradise. Saturday was packed, but Sunday was significantly less crowded as people were returning to Chengdu for Monday's work. A network of raised walkways around the lakes provides plenty of access to... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

very nice place to see lakes moutains and so many trees. So many colors. Could spend 2 days in there. Trams are available. Need to aovid peak season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Jiuzhaigou is as stunning as all the photos you will see on the internet and more. It is truly a beautiful place of stunning lakes and coloured pools. However I believe it is poorly managed which detracts from the experience. There are busses going up and down the road every few minutes so you never feel like you are away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

JiuZaiGou is world renown for it's water features. I was not disappointed. The numerous water features (lakes and waterfalls) were beautiful and each one is unique. Be prepared to 'squeeze' with the huge crowd. There is a one and only restaurant for lunch in the nature reserve. It is buffet style with 3 prices. We tried the 60yuan (middle price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a beautiful National Park, surrounded by snow-capped mountains! I went the last part of May and the temperature was perfect for hiking in the higher elevations. Everyone recommends starting from the furthest part of the valley and working your way back from the entrance. I didn't do that because there were a couple of spots that I really wanted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A lot of the top rated attractions here on tripadvisor is inside this park. There are a pretty hefty entrance fee and they ask if you want insurance, not really sure what the insurance is for... Inside the park its a lot of boardwals were you can take long trips, but the most amazing thing is the lakes and waterfalls.

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Address: Address: Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County 623400, China
Phone Number: 868377739753
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Sichuan  >  Jiuzhaigou County
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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