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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  • I went in August. In the lone 3-year-old and 6-year-old, nine will have the stamina from Jiuzhaigou 6 hours round trip, and airport, huanglong → 9 went on the root of the Jiuzhaigou. On the day of location from the airport was the evening wear. 260 Yuan. In the reference table, the day 200 Yuan a night 260 there or the original. Before taking the bus driver 300 insisted on the original 200 and says the original, said!, easily in the night price 260 to. Again, think, susceptible to altitude sickness, but was bothered by headaches. Children were okay, but after nine had a car sickness on the taxi transfer to Jiuzhaigou, so believe the effects of high altitude. Huanglong-> Jiuzhaigou taxi at 400 Yuan. Transit time is 3 hours. So I read the community Web site and didn't know how taxi to huanglong airport the day before, yellow Dragon move when booked shuttle driver. Taxi driver was encouraged to stay near river main temple and sickness. It can certainly be option is and you may open at peak period 8:00 yellow Dragon, so to leave at six major temple of the river.
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  • Beautiful. It is worth arriving at 8:00 nothing more than open the Park and climb around the scenic. Better is later filled with people climbing cable car.
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  • 9 from Japan, visited on tour Jiuzhaigou is to explore together. Is the road from the hotel is maintained in the trail switchbacks up by bus long, is more than 4,000 meters above sea level on the way, and some experience was pretty harsh conditions, as well as sickness and ill people to name a few. Huanglong is maintained as a tourist destination, walk a Boardwalk, including toilet was clean. (But should not be considered identical to the Japan toilet...) Sharpish, were outfitted with oxygen tanks on a tour along the way in the middle was provided oxygen supply, oxygen bar is a free, so don't worry about stifling, but the climb slightly rose breathe for as long. But the difficulty to overcome the enormous views was more than pictures, such as brochures, wonderful beauty. It is recommended because the guests were told "you're going I better go out even a little bit younger" is sick... This beauty if you want to go to.
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Where to stay in Songpan County

The main place to stay in Songpan County is in the town of Songpan. The town boasts a decent range of accommodations, both inside and outside of the old city walls. A number of guesthouses provide particularly budget-friendly accommodations, with both dormitory and private rooms available. You can also find a handful of larger, more upscale hotels around town.
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