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.
Most Popular Huanglong Attractions
The Five-Color Ponds — Wucai Chi are the highlight in Huanglong, and also the biggest cluster of travertine ponds there.
The Zhengyan Ponds are the second largest group of travertine pools in Huanglong Valley, one of its main highlights, located mid valley.
The greenish Yingbin (Welcoming Guest) Ponds are the first large group of ponds in Huanglong valley, near the entrance they are a major highlight.
The Mirror Ponds are 180 stunning, reflective turquoise ponds; a special, poignantly beautiful place for the views of the mountain scenery in the water.
Red Star Cliff The Huanglong National Scenic Area doesn't only include the beautiful travertine ponds of the well known Huanglong Valley. In the scenic area's 700 square kilometer area, there are other sce..
Danyun Valley is a large nature and wildlife preserve in Huanglong Scenic Area. Visit this long18-km valley for more solitude.
Xishen Grotto in Huanglong Valley Near the entrance of the travertine pond area of the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, there is a low waterfall where the water splashes about 11 meters down a ..
Xuebaoding Mountain near Huanglong When you are visiting Huanglong, you can see a white mountain looming overhead. It is called Xuebaoding (雪宝顶 /sshwair-baoww-ding/ 'snow treasure peak'). It is quite..
When in Huanglong visit Sigou Valley Scenic Area for fantastic scenery in a spacious ancient glacial valley, 12 km from Huanglong Valley.