Green Lake and Forest
Green Lake and Forest in Jiuzhaigou National Park
Appreciate the grasslands of the Yellow River, experience the flowers in the lake and black-necked cranes in protected areas.
Duration: 4 days
Activities: World Heritage Sichuan Highlights Sightseeing
Route: Chengdu – Jiuzhaigou – Huanglong – Flower lake – the First Bend of Yellow River – Chengdu
Attractions: You will experience Sichuan`s natural heritage, breath in the fresh air of Jiuzhaigou National Park and Huanglong National Park (or Munigou valley).Appreciate the grasslands of the Yellow River, experience the flowers in the lake and black-necked cranes in protected areas.
Called Dzitsa Degu in Tibetan, Jiuzhai Valley or Jiuzhaigou National Park is located in the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province, South Western China. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and it belongs to the category 5 in the IUCN system of protected area categorization. Jiuzhai Valley literally means “Nine Village Valley” and is named after the nine Tibetan villages scattered throughout the park. There is evidence of people living in the national park up to 3,000 years and the local people still hold onto many of their traditional ways of life. The human population of the park is just over 1,000 which comprises of over 110 families.
The superb landscapes of Jiuzhai Valley are particularly interesting for their narrow conic karst land forms and spectacular waterfalls and lakes. There are over 220 bird species found in Jiuzhai Valley as well as a number of endangered plant and animal species, including the giant panda, Sichuan golden monkey and the Sichuan takin.
Jiuzhai Valley is part of the Min Shan mountain range on the edge of the Tibetan Himalayan Pletau and stretches over 720 sq km (72,000 hectares) with an extra buffer zone of 598 sq. km (60,000 hectares). The Min Mountains are one of South West China’s most important biodiversity typezones. The elevation of the national park ranges from almost 2,000m (6,500 feet) at the entrance to over 4,500m (14,760 feet) on the mountain peaks and the series of forest ecosystems are stratified by elevation.
As a tourist resort it boasts 114 lakes lying downward in an echelon manner, on which are 17 waterfalls, 47 springs, 17 splashing waterfalls, 11 turbulent streams and 5 travertine beaches and 9 Tibetan villages, formulating alpine lake clusters and travertine spots that are rarely seen in China and even in the world. All these scenic sights, set against the backdrop of 92 snowy peaks, create a unqiue natural landscape of high mountains and deep gullies in Jiuzhaigou.
The water, the soul of Jiuzhaigou, is so cystal clear and rich in colors that it has earned the reputation, so well expressed in the saying “Those who have visited Jiuzhaigou will no longer appreciate the water landscape again”, Varying in size and shapes, sparkling with colors in brilliant sunlight, the more than 100 lakes define the waterscapes and form their essence. The unique tourist culture of Jiuzhaigou is captured by the purity of the green water, the reflections in the lakes, the stone mills, the Tibetan villages, the Buddhist sutra-streamers and the folk songs and dances of the Tibetan and the Qiang people. With its 30,000 hectares of virgin forests, Jiuzhaigou is also a botanical and zoological paradise, a habitat of dense conifers and broadleaf trees for such rare and endangered animals as the Giant Panda, the Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey, and the White-Lipped Deer.
* All entrance fees as per in the itinerary
* All transportation in the itinerary.
* Service of English speaking tour guide
* Hotel accommodation with the Breakfast.
* Lunch and dinner.
* Travel insurance for personal ;
* Extra cost because of landslides; road blockage etc;
* Expense of personal nature.
* All optional program, such as night show, hot spring etc.
* Tip for guide, driver and bellboy in the hotel.
You will meet your tour guide at the Jiuzhai & Huanglong airport, then driver 1 and half hours to you hotel.
After breakfast, head to the Jiuzhaigou National Park where you will board environmentally friendly buses to sightsee the Park. Visit the Shuzheng and Zezawa Valleys; Pearl Sands and Shuzheng Waterfall; the Tibetan village of Shuzheng, and numerous picturesque lakes including Panda Lake, Long Lake, Rainbow Lake, Tiger Lake and Rhinoceros Lake. Then summon your energy for a Tibetan folk customs show at night, consisting of singing, dancing and other programs. (The entrance fee of 180 CNY is not included in the tour price).
Flower Lake is located in State Road 213 between Sichuan Ruoergai and Gansu Langmusi, it is a natural wet grassland on Re’er dam . From the crowd to flower lakes, no matter from which point of view, are a race of endurance and imagination. However, there is no doubt that the centripetal force of the lake to spend is enormous, and once the start, no one would like to come back in half. From the city to Flower Lake , almost can be said to be from hell to heaven. If you do not believe that heaven, or estimates may not see paradise, then you need to go on some more this trip. Classic time in July and August were also the most beautiful mid-July. Here is the largest wetlands in the flat grasslands, wetland around the lake is the ”Plateau Wetland Nature Reserve on Biological Diversity”, mainly black-necked cranes in protected areas, onto the pontoon bridge can be carried away in the lake and the beauty of flowers.
After the first prairie Ruoergai, beautiful and mysterious Waqie Towers (at their own expense, 20) arrived the Tangke Ruoergai County about 10 kilometers, 68 kilometers away from the Ruoergai the First Bend of winding Yellow River. Appreciate the grasslands of the Yellow River, where only suitable for use interjection.
Drive to visit Huanglong National Park, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, with beautiful mountains, lush woods, colourful flowers, and crystal clear waters. (Note: If the road is icy , the tour will visit Songpan Old Town instead) Airport drop off. Service end in the airport.
Green Lake and Forest in Jiuzhaigou National Park
Green Lake and Virgin Forest in Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jade like Pool in Huanglong National Park
Flower Grass Land Near The First Bend of Yellow River