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Jiuzhai Valley 3 Days Overland Tour

Chengdu-Panda Park-Songpan Ancient Town-Jiuzhai Valley-Huanglong Park-Chengdu

TOUR TYPE: Off The Beaten Path,Family,Photography


This route includes not only the famous Jiuzhai Valley and Huanglong Park, but also our cute pandas and the ancient Songpan town with thousands' years history. It combines animal, natural landscape and history together. A perfect itinerary for you if you only have 3 days! Jiuzhai Valley is a national park located in the Minshan Mountain range, northern Sichuan. As a worldwide famous attraction site, it's on many travelers' must-go list. 


Day 1: Chengdu-Panda Park-Songpan-Jiuzhai Valley
We will depart early around 7:00 am to the Panda Park (about 1 hour). This park covers about 760 acres and is the only park which aims at disease control and prevention and rescue for pandas. In the afternoon, we will visit the Songpan Ancient Town (about 30 mins), a State Protected Historic Site. considered the 'West Portal of Sichuan'. Due to its advantageous situation geographically, it functioned as a military base from the time of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Later we will proceed to Jiuzhai Valley.
Panda Park Songpan Ancient Town

Day 2: Full day at Jiuzhai Valley
We'll have a full day to visit Jiuzhaigou National Park with crystal clear lakes, picturesque waterfalls, virgin forests, snow peaks and Tibetan villages to explore. In the afternoon, we will trek for 6.5km along the highlighted lakes. Our tour guide will organize a picnic by the lake (food cost is not included in package).

Five-Color Pool
Five-Color Pool, with the most abundant colors, is the smallest Haizi in Jiuzhai Valley. It reflects various colors under sunlight and different weather. Travelers are always astonished by its purity.
Five-Color Pool Five-Color Pool

Long Lake
Located at the end of Zezhawa Valley, the crescent-shaped Long Lake is over 100 meters deep. It is at the highest altitude and has the widest surface area of all Jiuzhai Valley’s lakes. This is the highest point visitors will reach in the park. In winter the frozen surface ice can be as thick as 60cm. 
Long Lake Long Lake

Nuorilang Waterfall
Nuorilang Waterfall, with 270 meters' width, is one of the largest calcified and the widest waterfalls in China. The ending of Journey to the West (1986 version) was shoot here. 
Nuorilang Waterfall Nuorilang Waterfall

Shuzheng Lakes
Shuzheng Lakes consists of 19 lakes of varied sizes. Among these lakes, grow dense groves of willows, poplars, pines, spruces and other plants. This wonderful scenery is considered to be the “epitome of Jiuzhai Valley” and it is one of most popular sites in the park.
Shuzheng Lakes Shuzheng Lakes

Double-dragon Lake
Through the crystal lake, you can see two long calcified reefs in the bottom, looking like two dragons hidden in the lake, thus, getting the name Double-dragon Lake.
Double-dragon Lake Double-dragon Lake

Day 3: Huanglong Park-Chengdu
Today we will visit the Huanglong National Park and walk along the hundreds of colorful lakes to the top along the wooden path. Huanglong Scenic Area is famous for its colorful lakes, snow-topped mountains, beautiful valleys and virgin forests. The area, inscribed on the list of World Heritage Sites in 1992 by UNESCO, has been called a "World Wonder" and “Fairy Land on Earth." After the sightseeing ends, we will head back to Chengdu. Tour ends.
Huanglong Park Huanglong Park

Price Guide

Price Includes
1. Local transfer
2. Local guide
3. Accommodation 
4. Entrance tickets
5. Environment friendly bus inside Jiuzhai Valley
6. Cable car (up) in Huanglong Park
7. Service fee
8. Government tax
9. Insurance
10. 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners at hotel

Price Excludes
1. Tips
2. Meals
3. Bus at Panda Park (15 CNY/per way, 30 CNY round way)
4. Your own expenses


1. Currently there are only 8000 tickets available per day. Please make reservations in advance to make sure you have spot.
2. We don't have any hidden cost or shopping sites. On the way to Huanglong Park, thee will be local service stop which sells oxygen, warm clothes, medicines with higher price. You can buy based on your condition but this doesn't have any relationship with China Adventure.

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