5 days Jiuzhaigou National Park(double entry) and Huanglong tour - by public bus
Today take a public bus leaving to Jiuzhaigou around 8am, the whole journey will be along the Minjiang River, pass through Wenchuan, Maoxian and Songpan, it will take you about 8-9 hours to get to Jiuzhaigou.
Upon your arrival at the entrance of Jiuzhaigou, you will be greeted by local guide who will take you to hotel to check in by taxi or private car (depending on the group size). Generally all the hotels we arrange for our groups will be close to the entrance of Jiuzhaigou National park with walking distance of 20 minutes.
Jiuzhaigou is China’s premier national park which is located between the Sichuan Basin and the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. You'll have two full days to visit Jiuzhaigou National Park, with crystal clear lakes, waterfalls, virgin forest, endangered plant and animal species and Tibetan villages to explore, two days will give you enough time to relax and soak in the atmosphere of Jizhaigou' tranquility and break-taking scenery. You can take the pollution free sightseeing bus to the top of the valley, then walk down to appreciate the nice scenery along the way. Jiuzhaigou valley literally means “Nine Village Valley” which is named after the nine Tibetan villages scattered throughout the park.
We will arrange the Day 2's night at one of the family run guest houses inside of Jiuzhaigou National Park. So the next morning you can start your exploration in Jiuzhaigou before the crowds.
Note: If you have a higher standard of the accommodation, then we will arrange you to stay at one of the top hotels outside of the National Park and re-enter on Day 3 morning.
Morning you will have a private transfer from Jiuzhaigou to Huanglong Park, you will see plateau grasslands en route. Huanglong is famous for its colorful lakes, the multi-colored ponds of different sizes and shapes show various dreamlike colors of yellow, blue, green and brown. The various colors are a result of the scattering, reflection and absorption of sunlight. Have about 3 -4 hours sightseeing at Huanglong is really awesome. Late afternoon transfer for Songpan for the night.
Note: Your guide will help you to collect the bus tickets from the agent in Songpan, and he/she will write a note of the bus staiton for you to catch the bust back to Chengdu next day.
Today you need go to bus station by yourself to catch the bus back to Chengdu, the whole journey would be around 6-7 hours. End the travel with WindhorseTour.