Neatly dividing China into north and south, the 6340km-long Yangtze River is the third longest river in the world, winding ...
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Welcome to China's sizzling south! Upon arrival at the airport, we'll be there to collect you and transfer you to the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve where you can take a relaxing stroll by picturesque calcium travertines. Resembling a terraced field, the travertines flow gently into a series of multi-coloured, mineral-rich ponds beneath. Continue through stunning scenery to the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve area.
Today is spent exploring the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve. Located in the high Min Shan mountain range, the Jiuzhaigou reserve is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. It's home to densely growing conifers, broad leaf trees, stunning lakes, streams and waterfalls, and rare and endangered animal species such as takins, golden monkeys, giant pandas and white-lip deer. Afterwards, visits will be made to Pearl Beach Falls, Nuorilong Falls and Long Lake. The ever-flowing cascade of Nuorilong spans an impressive 320 metres, making it the widest waterfall in all of China.
This morning we transfer you to the historic town of Songpan, an important trading centre for horse and tea exchange between Sichuan, Gansu, Qinghai and Tibet. Enjoy a visit to the local forests and villages.
This morning we will visit the Huanglong Park. Today marks the end of your adventure in China's stunning south. Later this afternoon we will transfer you to the Jiuzhaigou airport in time for your onward departure flight.