When you are planning to visit China, what do you expect to see first? For the most people, they will say The Great Wall of China. This is make a sense. Beside it, this is a landmark of China. But if you are looking for the other one, you can take a look to Jiuzhaigou, the fairyland of China.
Why you have to visit this place? The first thing to note about this place is about its beauty. Yes, this is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Unlike The Great Wall of China or the other history tourism, Jiuzhaigou will show you the beauty and the natural part of China. This national park located in Sichuan. Specifically, it is located at the North of Sichuan. This is the part of Min Mountains and stretches about 72,000 hectares. But the reason of its popularity is located at the multi-level waterfalls. More than it, you can also see the colorful lakes and the snow-capped peaks. For its beauty, Jiuzhaigou has become a World Heritage Stage by UNESCO.
There are 9 villages in Jiuzhaigou, but there are only 7 villages that still populated. For tourist, there are only 3 villages that can be accessed. Those places are Heye, Zechawa and Shuzheng. Tourists can get some attraction in here, including handicraft, snacks and souvenirs.
The most attractive thing about Jiuzhaigou is the nature. It stills natural. The fresh air and the beautiful view are the main attraction of this place. The ecology is classified as the woodlands and the broad leaf forest. All of them has mixed with highland and mountain. Beside it, there also local fauna such as giant panda and the golden snub nosed monkey. Jiuzhaigou also becomes a home for 140 bird species.
When you are visiting this place, there are several places that should not be missed. Those places are Nourilang Waterfall, Multi Color Lake, Wolong Lake, Long Lake, Panda Lake and Mirror Lake. The admission fee is not so expensive. If you come in the low season, the admission fee is only 80 rmb. But if you come in the peak season, the admission fee grows up to 220 rmb. You can also take non-polluting bus with 90 rmb.
Visiting Jiuzhaigou in the peak season will be so crowded. But it is worth it. The beautiful view and the experience are something that you cannot get in the other places. If you are visiting this place, make sure to take the picture. It will remember you with the beautiful experience of Jiuzhaigou.