• Address: Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, China
• Opening Time:8:00-18:00
• Recommended Visiting Time:1 Day
• Offical Website: https://www.huanglong.com/
• Customer Phone: +86 837 724 9188
• Altitude: 3300m
• Entrace Tickets: ￥200 (ON SEASON)
• Cable Car up: 80 CNY
• Cable Car down:40 CNY
HuangLong is a scenic and historic interest area in the northwest part of Sichuan, China. It is located in the southern part of the Minshan mountain range, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-northwest of the capital Chengdu. This area is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits, especially in Huanglonggou (Yellow Dragon Gully), as well as diverse forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs. Huanglong is also home to many endangered species including the giant panda and the Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey. Huanglong was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992.
Due to thousands of years of geological evolution, Huanglong consists of numerous unique landscapes of geological landforms. Glacial revolution, terrace structure, a stratum of carbonic acid rock, tufa water and climatic conditions such as Arctic-alpine sunlight have created this world-famous travertine landscape. These accumulated travertine landscapes and pools are Huanglong’s main attraction.
Huanglong covers an area of 1830 km2 at an altitude between 1700m and 5588m. Major scenic areas include:
- Huanglong Valley 黄龙沟
- Danyun Gorge (Red Cloud Gorge) 丹云峽
- Muni Valley 牟尼沟
- Xuebaoding (Snow Mountain Peak) 雪宝鼎 – 5588m
- Xueshan Ridge (Snow Mountain Ridge) 雪山梁 – 4007m, the highest point on the road from Jiuhuang Airport to Huanglong Valley.
- Red Star Rock 红星岩
- Sigou (Fourth Gully) 四沟
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HuangLong Travel Guide
- After The entrance, take the sightseeing bus to the cable car station,
- then take the cable car to the top station,then walk to the 5 color pool.
- after visiting , you can walking downhill or by cable car
- usually afternoon,less crowded
- try to avoid Altitude Sickness: do not do any drastic exercise, or drink wine.To Keep warm and eat more vegetables and fruits, also you can take some medicine like “HongJingTian” which sold in jiuzhaigou,.the senior with hypertension or cardiopathy is not supposed to go