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Huanglong Scenic Area
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4.6/5
2,875 Reviews
Geological SitesUNESCO World Heritage-Natural Site
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Closed Open from 06/01-12/15,8:00am-6:00pm;Open from 12/16-05/31,9:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 day
Address: near Pingsong Road,Songpan County,Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Official website: http://www.huanglong.com/
Phone: 0837-7249958 0837-7249188

What people are saying:

Beautiful scenery, I would totally recommend to visit the whole Park by foot and avoid taking the cable car. It''s a waste of money. The track to the top is very nice and easy and not a lot of people take it.

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    Really cool!

    Absolutely worth visiting! The only thing to remember - it closes at 17:00. You can find a driver to go there from Songpan near the bus station. This place is full of great views and positive energy!

    Reviewed on /Date(1575148283000+0800)/
  • alohatripper
    alohatripper
    Honolulu, Hawaii
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    More difficult trek than Jiuzhaigou valley trek

    Oct 28 We were so naive to think that trekking this valley would not be as difficult as the trek we did yesterday in Jiuzhaigou valley. We were wrong. I'm glad we didn't check-out of the Hilton J...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573886448000+0800)/
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    petersjsim
    Tawau, Malaysia
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    Most Amazing and Unique Calcified National Sceneries in the World

    The hike in this scenic area is long and takes up a lot of personal energy due to the high altitude of above 3000 meter. Suggest visitors to take the cable car up to the top, then walk all the way dow...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573383240000+0800)/
  • A2freqtrav
    A2freqtrav
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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    A must see! No where else like it on earth!

    Most people go to the Nine Villages and skip this park which is about 2 hours away. I highly recommend that you take an extra day to go to this park. You take a gondola to the top and see a Tibetan t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571547777000+0800)/
  • InnaYYZ
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    Similar to the salt flats of Turkey

    Unlike the white-coloured salt flats of Turkey, the water pond containers here are a gold-brown in colour. The surrounding beauty here is very beautiful, calm and serene. Good place to unwind and rela...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566638778000+0800)/

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Introduction

Located at Xuebaoding, the main peak of Laoshan Mountain, in Songpan County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture is the Huanglong Scenic Area. It contains the headquarters of Huanglong as well as the Munigou Ditch. This area is famous for its beautiful calcification pools, which are numerous, crystal clear and colorful too. There is all sorts of natural scenery to take in, such as forests, valleys, snow mountains and waterfalls. The spectacular surface travertine in the Huanglong Scenic Area flows in the original linhai, resembling a golden dragon taking off in the world, hence the name "Huanglong". The Huanglong Scenic Area is also known as the "Four Extremes" in for its pots, snow-capped mountains, forests and canyons.
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