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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. Plan your Huanglong Scenic Valley visit and explore what else you can see and do in Songpan County using our Songpan County vacation planner.
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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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  • I visited the valley in the middle of May, my fault for sure. Unfortunately it's still dried up, hardly any water in the rivers and lakes. It kind of makes you sadder because you get a glimpse of how ...  more »
  • We went to Huanglong in early May, and it was not so spectacular. It was the dry season, few ponds, no waterfalls, no reduced ticket price. But the taxi to Jiuzhaiguo made the experience for us, snow-...  more »
  • I was in Huanglong with a group of seniors in their 60's to late 70's and am very proud of them for conquering Huanglong. I think staying a couple of nights in Jiuzaigou and a night in Huanglong befor...  more »