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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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Reviewed August 2, 2011

Our hotel (Sheraton Jiuzhaigou) organized a taxi to take us to Huanglong and then onto the airport (500RMB). As the driver didn’t speak English, we ensured that the price was agreed before we left the hotel. We left the hotel at 8.30 and our flight...More

10  Thank HKDave
Reviewed May 20, 2011

Beautiful but tiring if not using the cable car, if you follow guided tour, please convince the tour guide to give you more time. If tour guide advise you to walk up slowly and only give you two hours, it will be very tiring. Use...More

5  Thank sparrow61
Reviewed October 26, 2010

Visited Oct 2010. Allow 2.5 hours to get there by car if travelling from Sheraton Jiuzhagou. The road has been completely relaid and is in superb condition. Excellent route through the mountains. On arrival take the cable car to the top and dress in layers....More

6  Thank bbarker20
Reviewed June 10, 2010

went from Juizhigou up to Huanglong(coloured pools) middle of May, roads were shocking and hardly any water in the pools, certainly not worth the effort, so disappointing. maybe different time of year would be better, but then what condition the road

2  Thank fayegirl
Reviewed February 8, 2010

One must prepare well enough to find out the source of the river. The starting point is around 3200m above sea level and the end is around 3800m above. It may spends over 3 hours to go to the top and return to the base....More

3  Thank dhhtravel
Reviewed March 19, 2009

The first review gives a good overview of the site but, to my mind, overstates the effects of oxygen deprivation. We visited the park with a party with an average age of around 60. Three or four women elected not to even attempt to walk...More

1  Thank lacitadelle
Reviewed October 26, 2008

We arrived at Huanglong Park and were surprised how few people were there. Our taxi driver Mr. Liu later told us that since the Szechuan Earthquake, business has been badly affected. Many businesses have closed down in the area. Some hotels and restaurants decided to...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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