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Huanglong Scenic Valley

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Address: Pingsong Street, Songpan County 623300, China
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Valley of Huang Long, meaning "Yellow Dragon", has snow...

Valley of Huang Long, meaning "Yellow Dragon", has snow mountains, a large cave, Huanglong colorful lakes, as well as endangered animals, including the giant panda.

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Winter wonderland - still worth a visit!

Panicked at first when ticket office was shut but as I walked up to the gates a couple appeared and charged me 60rmb for a ticket. The sun was shining and other than meeting 2 men... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this park has lots of potential when there's water everywhere. But in April, there's only water at the top and the rest of the park on the way down is kind of uninteresting and depressing, probably not worth the steep entrance and transportation fees. Best to research when is the right time to go. Also, some paths are... More 

Thank Gluesniffer
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Panicked at first when ticket office was shut but as I walked up to the gates a couple appeared and charged me 60rmb for a ticket. The sun was shining and other than meeting 2 men in the first 10 mins I had the valley to myself as I climbed up. Took about 1hr30 each way taking plenty of pics.... More 

1 Thank AgY84
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is one of the best park in Sichuan. Some prefers this park more than Jiuzhaigou. It is big and the main attraction is on a slope. Most tours let you off at the base and the nearest scenic is close to the car park. The best way to enjoy this park is to take the cable car or rope... More 

Thank JohnWong56
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Huanglong was absolutely beautiful, and well worth the visit. My friends and I stayed at the Zuigaoyuan Inn (highly recommended - it didn't come up on TripAdvisor for me to write a review, but the concierge were extremely helpful and friendly), who arranged for a car to take us to Huanglong. We had an early lunch at the tourist building... More 

1 Thank Ayushka N
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

40 miles northeast od Songpan, less than 10,000 fts above sea level, during snow season will be shot down. If you have limited time you can visit JiuZhai Gou instead here!

Thank Raimund C
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Took a two hour bus ride over the snowy mountains to HuangLong. The journey was quite scary although scenic as the bus was crossing mountain peaks on icy roads so the view was breathtaking. A few bigger buses turned back midway as they were too big to go scale the potentially slippery roads. Finally reached the destination and took the... More 

1 Thank Daphne_CBT
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Though it's not as beautiful as Jiuzhaigou but Huanglong has its own beauty. It's charming and unique. Most visitors travel to Huanglong from Jiuzhaigou and go back on the same day. There is a bus from Jiuzhaigou around 7-7.30 am everyday cost CNY45, the distance is around 150 km but it takes 3.5 hours on the bus because there are... More 

2 Thank Daeng D
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A couple of days after our visit to the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Valley, we arrived at the Huanglong National Park. The entrance is located at an elevation of about 3,200 meters, and the highest point of the park, the Multi-Colored Pond, is about 3,600 meters. You can walk up there, which is about 3-4km one way, or you can take a... More 

2 Thank allanng2004
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Imagine a Yellow dragon taking a shower at a waterfall. This is the beautiful view of Huanglong, where the water trickles down the scaly back of the yellow dragon. You can be walking right in the middle of the pools and get up and close to them. Be careful not to fall in when you get as close to ledge... More 

1 Thank chinapolarbear
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Recommended to spend half a day in this park to appreciate the beauty and pace the walk. Better to ride the cable car vs walking up the steps all the way to the top. From the cable car, you have to start walking for about 40 minutes to an hour (depending on individual) before you reach the colorful ponds. Trip... More 

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