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Huanglong Valley

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Address: Within Songpan County, Songpan County 623300, China
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3-Day Private Tour of Jiuzhaigou From Chengdu With Flight
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hikers paradise and 4 hour trip

while going up from the base one has choice of cable or hiking, I took to hiking and couldn't reach the top due to exhaustion, those who went by cable saw the best and while... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

while going up from the base one has choice of cable or hiking, I took to hiking and couldn't reach the top due to exhaustion, those who went by cable saw the best and while return they came by foot. the view on the way is amazing the limestone formations has given way to small ponds to the flowing water... More 

Thank Narayanmea
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Just a few hours from Juizhaigou valley, this place is certainly worth extending your stay for another night! It takes around two hours by bus (can be organized by your accommodation) from Juizhaigou. Huanglong is essentially a steep valley in which a river flows down. Over time, this river formed wonderful limestone formations. The pools are filled with crystal clear... More 

2 Thank Benedikt J
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The valley itself is amazing. There is the cable car with it's never ending queue of tourists bussed in every morning but I'd suggest you forgo that and enjoy the day climbing up yourself as the the climb to the top of the valley is well worth it. The travertine pools are stunning but somewhat ruined by the constant stream... More 

2 Thank Kevthescot
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We have been there April 8. With kids it is the best to go up and down by rope-way/cable car is recommended, like a other visitor mentioned already. Be careful if you want to re entry the part at the main gate it takes a view convincing words to the gate keeper...... Before we came here we did not know... More 

2 Thank Ettlenschiesser B
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2016

sunny day is better, I went year under cloudy sky with sunshine occasionally. altitude is a problem, so walk slow, and relax. it was crowd, as student summer holiday, it was. even so, the pretty of this nature attraction will impress you. there is a cave under the temple, you might be recommended to walked around.

Thank Lnacelot
Jakarta, Indonesia
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27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Its sooo beautiful.....but its better if U go up 2 d mountain by cable car...then walk abt 300 m to d place 2 c arround d mountain. Then go back to d main gate by cable car. Then U can walk from exit gate n climb to these colourful ponds. Its more faster than U sud walk from sight area....n... More 

1 Thank AdheAdmiral11
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74 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

The place is a little further from the scenic Juizhaigou. We climbed up Huanglong on well maintained wooden pavements. ..The geological landforms of crated lakes is worth a view.There is a shallow waterway and waterfalls in here..You can see natural yellow travertine rocks as bedrock in the lakes and river..Just awesome.

Thank ManfreddNg
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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488 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

At first glance, we had to walk up to the pools where we can view. Never did finished walking to the topmost point of the attraction due to rain. Indeed it was beautiful due to the amethyst coloured water in the pools. Some of the pools have seemed to dried up. Was cold when we visited in the morning, less... More 

Thank Yap W
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50 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Stunning scenery with boardwalks which makes it easy to walk uphill and benches to rest and take in the fresh air and enjoy the scenery. From the cable car station at the top, you need to walk another 2km up to the 5colored pools and you'll be rewarded with spectacular views all round. For those with altitude problems, there is... More 

Thank KulEve
Brunei Darussalam
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113 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

High altitude walk through alpine scenery; scenic pools of crystal clear waters which are blue in colour.

2 Thank rubenmat

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