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Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve

Zhangzha Town, 623400, China
+86 837 773 9753
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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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Zhangzha Town, 623400, China
+86 837 773 9753

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We greatly enjoyed our visit to Jiuzhaigou National Park. The lakes are stunning and the autumn foliage was wonderful. However, the organization is not great, and you need a strategy to avoid the crowds. 90% of the people go to the end of the park...More

Thank imi138
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There was either very slow or even no water available to wash hands in/near the restrooms, that is, it is not within the tradition to wash hands after using the toilet. Implies - those who prepare your food, serve your food, make your bed -do...More

Thank Jennie Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was surprised to find streams and lakes in China with such clear water. The Jiuzhagou Nature Reserve offers very well developed walkways next to the crystal clear lakes, rapids and waterfalls. Busses transport the tourists to the top of the valley from where they...More

Thank kobusm913
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled around China and saw lots of places. Jiuzhaigou is very very over rated. The scenery is 7/10 but is marred by poor organisation and corruption. The photos on the internet are really not what you see in real life. The hotels are really...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Massive crowds everywhere. Mega queues to get on buses to go up to mountain. Like a scrum to get on the buses. Plenty of pushing and shoving on paths and especially getting on buses even with the guards doing crowd control. People eating picnics sitting...More

Thank Nanchang_Nel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was truly amazing... filmed it with my drone during my 2 days there in June :) have a look on my YouTube channel Linping Lou !

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any of your hotel staff will be able to give you the best itinerary of the park depending on the length of your stay. We only had one day and checked the weather forecast before even bothering with the treacherous journey from Chengdu. We had...More

Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although there are hoards of people here it is still a wonderful place to visit. Lovely lakes and waterfalls and well organized. If you are a group go VIP and get your own minibus and driver which will make it an even more special experience....More

1  Thank AuntieMush
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reserve's beauty is beyond description. It is also very well maintained and clean. Washrooms in the reserve is well spaced out and queues are not too long even for the ladies. The same can't be said in the reserve's entrance though. The day we...More

1  Thank Alice L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there is any place more beautiful than Jiu Zhai Gou, It's paradise. Best time to visit there is mid Oct to early Nov. You should avoid 1-10 Oct, It's public holiday in China, so it's to crowded.

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July 22, 2017|
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Response from Ana Z | Reviewed this property |
hi violetale, I think jiuzhaigou has no airport, we travelled there by bus organized by a Chinese travel agency, but requires to join them for 3 days to get to jiuzhaigou. it is reachable also by public transport but may be... More
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from RACHELSIS | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This is very subjective. Speaking out of concerns, Jiu Zhai Gou can be too challenging for your aunt as she is 70 years old, has minor blood pressure and need walking stick. Why? Possible accident: There is a... More
June 22, 2017|
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Response from Malcolm P | Reviewed this property |
you do not need a tour it is best seen by taking your time and seeing it yourself. Start early as there is plenty to see and use the buses that are there you py when you pay entry to the park