Amazing Jiuzhaigou Tour in Winter: snow landscapes, low price, 5-star hotel

01/12/2014
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Jiuzhaigou Valley, located in the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, is known as a “fairyland on earth” by the locals, and is world-renowned for its natural beauty. In 1992, it was listed as a world natural heritage by UNESCO. With its mountains and luxuriant forests, colorful lakes, gushing waterfalls and abundant wildlife, it draws in more than 2 million tourists every year. We have pre-designed several Jiuzhaigou Tours for your choosing, incl. unique Jiuzhaigou winter tour.

Jiuzhaigou Snow Sceneries in the Winter

Jiuzhaigou Snow Sceneries in the Winter

Jiuzhaigou Sceneries in Winter

Although most visitors choose to visit Jiuzhaigou during the warmer summer months, but in winter from the middle of November to the middle of march, Jiuzhaigou becomes a winter wonderland: the mountain is covered by snow and turns into a pure white world; some of the lakes are frozen while others are not; the blue-green water is also distinctly visible.

Low Price at the Off-season

And the best one is that winter is the the low season to travel Jiuzhaigou, so you can save money is you go there. The natural park closes down most of the walking trails, but visitors can take a scenic bus through the park about RMB80 and RMB80 for the entrance fee.

Jiuzhaigou Winter Sceneries

Jiuzhaigou Winter Sceneries

Inexpensive Star-rated Hotel in Jiuzhaigou

The hotels in Jiuzhaigou area, are also noticeably cheaper in the winter than other season, with accommodations ranging from the 5-star Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort (RMB600 to 800 per night), 4-star Xingyu International Hotel and 3-star Jiugong Hotel, to Family’s Guesthouse (RMB30 per bed or RMB100 for a double-occupancy room).

The Weather of Jiuzhaigou

The sea level of Jiuzhaigou is from about 2000m at the Jiuzhaigou Gate, to about 4300m at the peak of the highest mountain. It is colder than that of Sichuan Basin for its high altitude, with the average temperature is minus 3.7 in January and minus 3 in the whold winter. So a decent jacket and thermal underwear to your normal clothes should be packed in your winter tour of Jiuzhaigou. In addition, the weather in Jiuzhaigou changes frequently. Normally, it is sunny during the daytime, but rainy at night. Don’t worry about your trip in the valley, as you can finish your trip in daytime and come back to your hotel outside Jiuzhaigou Valley.

>> Read the more information to select a good time to visit Jiuzhaigou at Best Time invited you to trek Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong.

Ruorilang Waterfalls of Jiuzhaigou in Winter

Ruorilang Waterfalls of Jiuzhaigou in Winter

The Blue-green Water of Jiuzhaigou's Winter

The Blue-green Water of Jiuzhaigou’s Winter