Jiuzhaigou is a deep valley of stunning natural
beauty, approximately 620 sq km in area in north Sichuan. It is
a national park and has also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage
The name Jiuzhaigou refers to the 9 Tibetan villages
which are situated in the valley. The valley has a variety of natural
scenery - lakes, waterfalls, snowy mountains and lush green forests.
There are also more than 100 lakes of various sizes and shapes which
sparkle with iridescent colors.