Jiuzhaigou County is part of the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, located in the north of Sichuan Province. The name of Jiuzhaigou came after the nine stockaded villages of Tibetan. Ranging from 2,000 meters to about 4,300 meters above sea level, here is full of virgin forest and with the distribution of the 108 different sizes of lakes. Known as the "Fairy Tales World", Jiuzhaigou was listed as the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1992.
The scenic spots here completely convey and interpret the beauty of nature - relying on colorful sea, snow-capped mountains and local Tibetan customs. The beautiful scenery in Jiuzhaigou is incredible: the mountain around the water is a picture; the trees, waterweeds, fish and other plankton in the water are the live show of the villages. Here is the ideal place to avoid the hustle and bustle city life with peaceful landscape and intoxicating nationality amorous feelings.
The best time to visit Jiuzhaigou is from September to October, with the comfortable weather and the most charming scenery. Today most visitors transfer at Chengdu onto long-distance buses or flights to get to Jiuzhaigou. And usually the most popular tour packages contains Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong Scenic Area together.