When is the best time to visit Jiuzhaigou
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Are you looking for answers?
However,I will tell the fact only and make your own decision instead of follow the so called right guidance.
You may be told that Jiuzhaigou is the “Fairyland on earth”,the scenery is breath-taking all year round.
Anytime is right time?
Here I would like to write this article to share my knowledge with you.
First of all,all, what do you mean by the “Best Time”?
Best scenery? Cheapest price? Least tourists?
Travelers can not see the best scenery at the cheapest price with least tourists.
The reasons why we visit Jiuzhaigou
- 1.Multi-color highland lakes
- 3.Colorful forests
- 4.Snow peaks
Season Pros Cons What to See January-MarchLow Season 1.Less tourists, tranquil in the park2.Cheap (Low season entrance fee) 1.Cold2.Scenery is less attractive ,some trees are withered3.In Spring Festival will be more tourists and price will be higher.4.Huanglong National Park is closed •Multi-color lakes
•Waterfall(Maybe frozen waterfall)
•Snow mountains and peaks
April-JuneShouder Season 1.Travelers are less than July-October,more than January-March.2.Scenery is better than January-March 1.Price is higher2.Tourists will be more during 3 day Qingqing Festival(Early April) and Dragon
Boat Festival(Early June).
•Multi-color lakes•Waterfall(Maybe frozen waterfall)•Snow mountains and peaks(Maybe) July-August High Season(Summer Vacation) 1.Good Scenery2.Enjoy cool temperature in hot summer 1.Can not see red and yellow leaves2.Price is higher than low season and shoulder season3.Summer vacation, many tourists, prepare to queue at the ticket office and sightseeing bus station •Multi-color lakes•Waterfall(water is abundant) September High Season 1.Good Scenery2.Enjoy cool temperature in hot summer 1.Low change to see red and yellow leaves2.Price is higher than low season and shoulder season
3.In order to avoid the 1st-7th Oct National Day holiday, there will be many tourists at the end of September.Prepare to queue at the ticket office and sightseeing bus station.
•Multi-color lakes•Waterfall(water is abundant)•Colorful forest(Very thin chance) National Day Holiday(1st Oct-7th Oct ) Busiest time of the year 1.Best scenery (good time to see red leaves) 1.Most busiest time,time, full of people.long queue to buy tickets and take sightseeing bus.2.Price is highest(For the travelers who only can go during National Day holiday,need to relax and be positive please do not picky about the price and service.That’s just the way it is. •Multi-color lakes
•Waterfall(water is abundant)
•Colorful forest(Very high chance)
Rest dates in Oct High season 1.Best scenery (good time to see red leaves and colorful forests)1.Tourists who avoid National Day holiday will come at this period of time, so will be quite crowded and need to queue to buy tickets and take sightseeing bus.2.Price is high •Multi-color lakes•Waterfall(water is abundant)•Colorful forest(Very high chance,chance)•Snow mountain and peaks(high chance) 1st-15th Nov Shoulder season 1.Good scenery (Still have chance to see red leaves and colorful forests)2.Less tourists than high season3.Price is lower than high season1.Temperature is getting colder2.Leaves start to fall ,not as colorful as October •Multi-color lakes•Waterfall(water is abundant)•Colorful forest(50% chance)•Snow mountains and peaks
ConclusionThe saying”The scenery of Jiuzhaigou in October is more beautiful than winter” is like “5-star hotel is more comfortable than local hostel”.I agree.However the saying “Visit Jiuzhaigou in October is the best choice” is like “Book 5-star hotel is the best option “,I can not agree.It is the best time when it fits your preference and budget.
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