Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area 黄龙风景区

In 1992, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area was inscribed on the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. Situated in the north-west of Sichuan Province, China, the Huanglong valley is made up of snow-capped peaks and the easternmost of all the Chinese glaciers. In addition to its mountain landscape, diverse forest ecosystems can be found, as well as spectacular limestone formations, waterfalls and hot springs. The area also has a population of endangered animals, including the giant panda and the Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey.
Topped by permanently snow-capped peaks rising from a base of 1,700 m up to 5,588 m, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area stores the easternmost glacier in China. Covering 60,000 ha, this area located within the Minshan Mountains also includes spectacular limestone formations and hot springs. Its diverse forest ecosystems provide the home for a number of endangered plants and animals, including the giant panda and Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey.
Travel to China, travelers can fly from Chengdu. Xian, Chongqing to Huanglong. It is possible to drive from Chengdu or Lanzhou to here, but much longer time.

Open time
All Year around

Entrance Fee
Peak season April to 15th November: CNY200 per person
Off season 16th November to March: CNY60 per person