Located on the edge of the Tibetan Himalayan Plateau in Northern Sichuan Province, South Western China, Jiuzhaigou (Jiuzhai Valley) is a national park with elevations ranging 1,990m (6,529 feet) to 4,764m (15,630 feet) above sea level. It is best known for its fabled blue and green lakes, spectacular waterfalls, narrow conic karst land forms and its unique wildlife. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. It is easily accessible by direct flights from most major cities in China.
More than just spectacular scenery, Jiuzhai Valley National Park is home to nine Tibetan villages, over 220 bird species as well as a number of endangered plant and animal species, including the giant panda, Sichuan golden monkey, the Sichuan takin and numerous orchids and rhododendrons.
The best time to visit Jiuzhaigou National Park is from Sept. to Oct. October 15 through 30 being the golden time for viewing colorful leaves. Under the clear blue sky, everything in Jiuzhaigou Vally puts on autumn colors. Red, yellow and green interweave with each other and reflect in the turquoise lakes.
During the fall, the average temperature varies greatly between 50 – 70°F.
3 Days Sichuan Jiuzhaigou Tour
Tour Code: ST-CJZG3
Departure: Private tour with flexible departure.
Day 01 Arrive Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport
Upon arrival, tour guide meet at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Rest day at leisure.
Day 02 Tour Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area (B, L)
Day tour to Jiuzhaigou Valley, a wonderland named for its nine Tibetan villages and is known for having the most beautiful waterscape in China which is hidden in three beautiful valleys – Rize Valley, Shuzheng Valley and Zechawa Valley. It presents various color patterns of white, blue, green, turquoise and emerald in different season. There you will enjoy the picturesque natural scenery with clear alpine lakes, overlapping waterfalls, colorful forests, snowcapped mountains, and Tibetan customs, etc.
Day 03 Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area – Departure (B, L)
Transfer to Huanglong National Park – the best-preserved plateau wetland in China. Colorful pools, snowcapped mountains, verdant forests, and a peaceful valley are its four highlights. There you will enjoy the beautiful view, especially at the top of the valley lies the best highlight – Five-Color Ponds consisting of 693 ponds of different sizes, shapes, colors, just looking like beautiful emeralds. After tour, transfer to airport for late flight to you next destination.
Hotel in Jiuzhaiguo: Sheraton Hotel ( 5-star )
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- Private vehicle and guide
- Admissions to sites listed
- Lunch (L) as indicated
- Hotels with daily breakfast (B)