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Huanglong Scenic Valley

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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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Pingsong Street, Songpan County 623300, China
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+86 837 724 9196
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from US$560.00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a gorgeous pace to visit in the winter, the yellow and blue contrast perfectly with the dark forest and white snow! But, at the moment there is no bus there from Songpan because of a landslide just past the park. You have to pay...More

Thank sixyeargapyear
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This parc, even if easily done in 4 hours, is a must see in the area. If you go early at the opening of the parc you will be able to avoid the crowd and enjoy it much more in my opinion!

Thank Stéphane C
Reviewed October 12, 2018

On a 2nd day we climbed on jeeps to Xueshan Ridge (Snow Mountain Ridge), the highest point on the road to Huanglong National Reserve. After one hour, we reached the altitude of 4007m and enjoyed incredible views of mountains and clouds resting on them. Having...More

Thank MichaelZeee
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We walked up and then down again, including breakfast and lunch time, photos etc it should take max 5 hours for fit people. We didn't need extra oxygen.

3  Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

I can't believe this is China. Beautiful scenery and fresh air. The mountains have snow on the tops and green trees covering the areas further down. There are even birds and squirrels running around if you keep an eye out. The beautiful coloured waters and...More

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed June 29, 2017

We were there at the end of the dry season but it was still beautiful. There are pictures around that show you what a particular area is like with more water. As well as the pools, there is a large temple and caves. Our flight...More

2  Thank NovaTravels-net
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I visited the valley in the middle of May, my fault for sure. Unfortunately it's still dried up, hardly any water in the rivers and lakes. It kind of makes you sadder because you get a glimpse of how it could look like in it's...More

1  Thank GJakab
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We went to Huanglong in early May, and it was not so spectacular. It was the dry season, few ponds, no waterfalls, no reduced ticket price. But the taxi to Jiuzhaiguo made the experience for us, snow-capped mountains, yaks, gold plated temples, furry horses. We...More

Thank GeraldW794
Reviewed May 19, 2017

I was in Huanglong with a group of seniors in their 60's to late 70's and am very proud of them for conquering Huanglong. I think staying a couple of nights in Jiuzaigou and a night in Huanglong before the climb was helpful for them...More

2  Thank SMCMnl
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a high altitude (average 3,500m ) nature attraction with mountain ridges and snow capped peaks, deep valleys, rivers and waterfalls and ponds and lakes .One could readily imagine a celestial golden dragon wading in water .We visited in early May and one day...More

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Yuval W
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yuval, personally I won't bring 2-3 year old kids. They cannot express themselves clearly if something is bothering them. Altitude sickness can effect anyone regardless what your background is and it is very dangerous for... More
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Michelle V
December 21, 2016|
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Response from chinapolarbear | Reviewed this property |
You can rent private cars, which can give you more leisure with your times, because if you take the public buses, you are timebound, which means you will be rushed. If you are not a hiker like me, this is not the best... More
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SandyAmanda
August 6, 2016|
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Response from ghkulkarni | Reviewed this property |
Unless you have known problem for altitude you should not worry. The cost of O2 can varies from RMB60 to 120. Also they have Oxigen bars at few places in Huanglong, cost of which is also not very high.
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