Jiuzhaigou travel tips
Jiuzhaigou National Park, located in the north of Sichuan Province, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. It provides spectacular scenery throughout the year which makes it one of the most treasured scenic sites in China. In a word, Jiuzhaigou National Park attracts a large number of travelers both from home and abroad every year.
This beautiful place of Jiuzhaigou China is famous for its fabled blue and green lakes, spectacular waterfalls, narrow landscape and its unique wildlife. You can visit Jiuzhaigou National Park together with Huanglong Park which is 128 km. (79 mi.) away from Jiuzhaigou Valley. Huanglong Park was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1992 together with Jiuzhaigou National Park. It is well known for its colorful lakes, snow clad mountains, valleys and virgin forest.
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Jiuzhaigou China is part of the Min Mountains on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau and its elevation ranges from 2,000 m. (6,561 ft.) to 4,500 m. (14,763 ft.). Jiuzhaigou weather is quite different from the city weather nearby because of the unique geography. The Snow of winter starts melting and the roads become slippery in spring. It is not very cold during this time. You are recommended to wear slip-proofing shoes and bring thin coat and sweater. The summer in Jiuzhaigou China is not very hot and there may be suddenly rain. You should take umbrella, coat and sunscreen.
If you travel to Jiuzhaigou National Park in autumn, you will be able to seen the most charming scenery: all colors variegated red leaves and the color forest produces an inverted image in the bright lake water. The Jiuzhaigou weather in winter is so cold that you are recommended to wear down coat, trousers and shoes to keep yourself warm.
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You can find currency exchange services at Jiuzhaigou Airport and top-end hotels. Normally, 4 or 5 stars hotels such as Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort or InterContinental Resort Jiuzhaigou Paradise can provide travelers banks. All branches of Bank Of China and other large banks offers travelers currency exchange services. Here, you can find ATM with both Chinese and English language in system. It is easy to operate. In the Jiuzhaigou Valley, you are able to use cell phones and Several IC phones at the entrance of the valley can support long-distance calls.
You can find more information from WindhorseTour: Banks & Communication.
Jiuzhaigou China is located in high altitude region where the oxygen level is thin and breathing will become labored. Some people may be susceptible to mountain sickness. The symptoms are lightheadedness, headaches, poor concentration, palpitations and nausea. If you travel to Jiuzhaigou China, you should eat more vegetables and fruits and drink less to avoid altitude sickness. You are not suggested to do any strenuous exercise in Jiuzhaigou Valley. WindhorseTour recommends you bring some common medicines and a small oxygen bottle with you.