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Zhongcha Canyon

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This place is good only if you are interested in taking a horse ride. The horses are pulled by... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2014
something else to do besides visit the park

So I had originally planned to spend multiple days visiting jiuzhaigou national park, but after... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2013
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  • Terrible7%
Oct 26, 2016
“Spectacular valley that is being developed terribly”
Aug 17, 2016
“Be Aware of Horse Riding Scam”
Zhangzha Town, 623402, China
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Zhong Cha is an amazing valley with traditional villages and spectacular views. But unfortunately it is becoming a victim of shocking over development. The villagers started with great intentions of "eco tourism" which has ended up being anything but. They built a tourist village and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

As many reviews say here, the guides who lead the horse for you stop at one point at a buddhist shrine and you have to get off the horse. Without asking me or my girlfriend anything (the two guides spoke anyway 0 english), they gave...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 27, 2015

We enjoyed our 3 hours with the horses. Although a bit disappointed at first that we were walking with the guide who was leading the horse, we soon enjoyed the scenery. For sure our driver got a commission from the place where we rented the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our group of five Americans visited Zhongcha Valley today and opted for the "three-hour" horseback tour @ ¥275/person. it was OK as a diversion from the crowds of Jiuzhaigou, but not esp. authentic or as scenic as we had hoped. The horse concession is a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place is good only if you are interested in taking a horse ride. The horses are pulled by Tibetans trying to make some money. You can opt for an hour or a 2 hour ride. I think it was ¥100 per person per hour....More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank redwineMalaysia
Reviewed November 2, 2013

So I had originally planned to spend multiple days visiting jiuzhaigou national park, but after paying the fee for one day was not interested in having to pay the same price again(wished the ticket was multi day like zhangjiajie). Anyways since I was here the...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Hoben01
Reviewed October 21, 2013

they will bring you to holy mountain, and asked 50RMB to buy incense. if you dont want to pay, just say you have your own beliefs. also you can take picture with yak (at mini grassland) and drink yak milk tea, of course for some...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

THE SETTING I visited this village with my family in late August 2013, at the end of the Chinese summer vacation. Even then there were very few people, so this will be a very restful place if you're tired of the bus crowds at Jiuzhaigou....More

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank canadian_in_china
Reviewed August 29, 2013

we went horseback riding to a shrine at the top of the valley...an experience I'll never forget...super beautiful and very nice, lovely people

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank 927EricB
Reviewed November 7, 2012

we rented a car and visited Zhongcha. Quiet, clean, nature and nice people in the Tibetan village that showed us how they dry the mushrooms and peppers and we bought some. They are building some tourist facilities but it is still quiet and original.

Date of experience: October 2012
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