Hailuogou is the only glacial forest hot spring park in China, famous for its huge ice caves, precipitous ice bridges and massive red rock beaches. It's like a mythical crystal palace. As the Conch Ditch Glacier is located in a low altitude region, it is easy to climb the glacier even if you are not a good climber, to experience this wonderful scenery. The unique landscape of glaciers, glacial lakes, subglacial rivers, ice caves, crevasses, and ice stairs is an eye-opening experience.
" According to legend, the gully was a wasteland until a renowned Tibetan monk played his treasured conch there and attracted many animals, who became so enchanted with the place that they took up residence. To memorialize the monk and his conch, the gully ever after became known as Conch Gully. " -- CNN Travel, February 2019
Hailuogou is located at the foot of a mountain, surrounded by 45 Weishi peaks over 6000 meters above sea level, on which snow has accumulated for thousands of years and silver light shines. Whenever the weather is clear and the east is white, the brilliant glow of the sun rises, and thousands of golden lights shine straight from the long sky to the Weishi Peak. In an instant, all the dozens of snow-capped peaks are covered with a layer of golden, dazzling light, radiant and magnificent, which is the famous "Sunshine Mountain". ".
While most glaciers in the world are located at higher elevations, glaciers can be seen descending from steep canyons at lower elevations in Hailuogou. This is especially true of the world's largest and most unique glacier, the Great Icefall, which is more than 1,000 meters high and 1,100 meters wide, 10% larger than the famous Huangguoshu Falls. It is a magnificent sight to behold.
Snow glistens and the steam from the open-air hot spring pools rolled up into the air, making the green trees and exotic flowers in the primeval forest dusky. The shadows and shadows. How romantic it is to see snowflakes dancing in the hot natural hot spring. The temperature of the water at the highest point of the hot spring is over 90℃, and then one by one, the water drops down to the bottom of the pool. Ranges from 45°C degrees to 35°C degrees.
The forest in Hailuogou covers an area of 70 square kilometers, and as you slowly walk along the circular mountain road, you will be attracted by the ever-changing flora and fauna beside you, and amidst the jungle, you will often see cute animals such as macaques, panda, wildebeest and red-bellied tragopan.
Hailuogou is located in the Sichuan Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, the vast expanse of plateau land, nurturing the Tibetan children of Ganzi 18 counties. Colorful costumes, different Tibetan villages, touching songs and dances, rich Kangba Tibetan style and the mountains and rivers here are fused together.
Panda tour with hiking and biking in Chengdu
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