Huanglong Scenic Valley, Songpan County

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Explore the World Heritage Site of Huanglong Scenic Valley, known for its limestone formations and vivid azure ponds. Take a cable car or hike up to the top of the scenic mountainous trail, sprinkled with travertine caves, waterfalls, and hundreds of pools that dazzle with their different colors, dependent on the changes in weather. From the picturesque valley trails you can enjoy the view of verdant forests and snow-capped peaks, home to the rare giant panda and golden snub-nosed monkey. Use our Songpan County trip itinerary site to visit Huanglong Scenic Valley on your trip to Songpan County, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 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!  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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