Jiuzhaigou, which translates to “Nine Village Valley,” alludes to the nine Tibetan communities that are dispersed throughout the parklands. According to a Tibetan myth, Jiuzhaigou was made when the goddess Wunosemo dropped her magic mirror, which was a gift from her lover, the warlord god Dage, due to the jealousy of a devil. The mirror fell to the ground and broke into 114 turquoise lakes that glistened in the sunlight.
The national park is well known for its many layered waterfalls, gorgeously colourful lakes, and usually snow-capped hills. The range in altitude is 6,600 to 14,800 feet (2,000 to 4,500 m). The Jiuzhaigou valley, which is located in the Min Mountains, acts as the park’s focal point.
The lake with the highest elevation is Long Lake. In addition to being the deepest lake, it also boasts some of the most stunning blue and green hues, with mountains serving as its surroundings.
How to get to Jiuzhaigou
Flying to: Jiuzhaigou (JZH-Huanglong), 30.7 mi (49.5 km) from Jiuzhaigou
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