Jiuzhaigou is one of China’s most popular areas to escape to for natural attractions. A relatively young nature reserve, it was established in 1984 and has gone on to attract millions of travelers each year. The dynamic landscape and range of flora and fauna has led to a number of statuses being awarded to this natural expanse. The isolated location was once difficult to reach, but the Jiuzhaigou Ring Way makes it accessible from Chengdu and the Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport
When in the Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, the sights are all around with every few steps offering a new view and a new sensation. Each season offers its own flavor, and many find the autumn season to be the best time to visit. The autumn offers incredible color contrasts as the tree leaves change colors, the summer offers striking beauty from the lakes, which can be a frozen wonderland in the winter. The altitude changes of the land also add to the diversity, with continual variations of flora providing a unique quality. Specifics sites to head for within this expanse of beauty include any of the 114 or so lakes and waterfalls. Rhinoceros Lake
, Sparkling Lake
, and Panda Falls are but a few of the worthy areas to head to.
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