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Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve

Zhangzha Town, Jiuzhaigou County 623400, China
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
Traveler Description: Jiuzhai Valley National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Locally it is known as Jiuzhaigou, meaning "Nine Village Valley" in... more »
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Quezon City, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Ready your walking shoes and camera. The place is really breath-taking, hope i can say the same thing about people's etiquette around the park. We saw a couple of smokers beside the trees and a sign that says no smoking. Common sense tells you that there is a high probability of forest fire! Hope to see more park patrols in... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Spend at least 2 full days here to really take in all the beautiful lakes, waterfalls and mountain scenery. Take the shuttle to the top end of the park and walk your way down along the walkways to fully absorb the spectacular sceneries. Seniors above 60 pay half price for the entrance fee and gets free entrance if above 70.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The scenery is amazing. Period. Sadly, the tourists are maddening, particularly if you have not been exposed to it much before or if you have been exposed to it too much. You will be pushed (a lot) and see spitting and touching and trampling. You will not see wildlife of any kind at any distance (barring 4 ducks). You will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We spent two nights here, with a full day of walking in between. Here are some pointers: It's worth it. The park is amazing, put up with the few negatives, because the positives outweight them. Pay 300Y each way to get a normal taxi to and from the airport to the park town. Stay at one of the hotels near... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A definite not to be missed back to the nature attraction. No worries about DIY in Jiuzhaigou as long as you stay in a good hotel such Holiday Inn Jarpo and have all you transport arrangements made in advance by the hotel representative, right from pick-up at the airport, stopping at Huanglong for half a day prior to checking-in: a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful and very natural scenic park. Must see. It's at an altitude of 2,000 m above sea level. This park and the Yellow Dragon Park are one of the better conservation parks in China worth seeing. Both parks are 3 hours drive apart.

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Kuta, Indonesia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Avoid the Golden Day, come between End of September to Early November.. So you could experience end of the fall and the beginning of the winter.. Dont forget your cold dress..

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Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is still of the the top tourist spot for China. Yes, avoid the peak seasons, ie. China golden week. I have had seen photos taken from various seasons, they are not to be missed. The said best time for visit is around the corner, so don't miss it. But beware of sudden drop in temperature. The first time I... More

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Chengdu, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I swear that every person on summer break in China was here. I counted over a hundred buses at most of the main stops. This has become so overcrowded and 'tourist oriented' that I stopped going with the group and just enjoyed the mountain environment on my own. The overall high mountain environment was reminiscent of the California High Sierras.... More

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The area is really huge, and it is really pretty. There are several waterfalls, and colorful lake. We were there for a whole day from morning until late afternoon. Please make sure to full-in your stomach before the visit, as the food inside were not really appealing. We end up ate instant noodle, as we don't really want to eat... More

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