Home China Guide Huanglong Huanglong Attractions

Huanglong Attractions

Huanglong is famous for its colorful pools, white snowy peaks, canyons with various plants, and verdant forests. Huanglong neighbors with Jiuzhaigou, and its altitude ranges from 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) to 3,600 meters (11,811 feet); hence, visitors need to prepare for possible altitude sickness before arriving.
Having been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, the accumulated travertine landscapes and thousands of fascinating pools greatly awe the numerous visitors. You can join in our cycling tour to Jiuzhaigou, which concludes with a visit to Huanglong or tailor-make your own Huanglong tour to explore the marvelous natural landscapes.

Most Popular Huanglong Attractions

The Mirror Ponds

The Mirror Ponds are 180 stunning, reflective turquoise ponds; a special, poignantly beautiful place for the views of the mountain scenery in the water.

The Five-Color Ponds

The Five-Color Ponds — Wucai Chi are the highlight in Huanglong, and also the biggest cluster of travertine ponds there.

The Zhengyan Ponds

The Zhengyan Ponds are the second largest group of travertine pools in Huanglong Valley, one of its main highlights, located mid valley.

The Yingbin Ponds

The greenish Yingbin (Welcoming Guest) Ponds are the first large group of ponds in Huanglong valley, near the entrance they are a major highlight.

Red Cloud Valley

Danyun Valley is a large nature and wildlife preserve in Huanglong Scenic Area. Visit this long18-km valley for more solitude.

Four Ravines Scenic Area

When in Huanglong visit Sigou Valley Scenic Area for fantastic scenery in a spacious ancient glacial valley, 12 km from Huanglong Valley.

Redstar Cave

Red-star Cave Scenic Area is located at the east of Zhangla Basin, the west of Minshan Mountain. It has a higher altitude.It is characterized in Karst landform and glacier lakes formed by the Fourth Ice Age. Re..

Xishen Grotto

Xishen Grotto is the cave under a calc-sinter stone with the width of 40 meters. The whole grotto is one meter in height, and 1.5 meters in width. There are light yellow or milky white Stalactites. It is inspec..

Xuebaoding Valley

Xuebaoding Scenic Area has splendid modern glaciers and lakes, which are well developed. It Is not only the watershed of Minjiang River and Peijiang River, but also the original place of the two rivers.Near Xue..