Zechawa Valley - or the Zechawa Gully - is the second of the three valleys that comprise Jiuzhaigou. Similar to Rize Valley, it stretches across a distance of 18 kilometres and is at an altitude of over 3000 metres. Its highlight attractions include the Long Lake - which is the most prominent lake in Jiuzhaigou. Being the largest and deepest lake in the area, Long Lake measures over 7 kilometres in length and is over 100 metres deep. The Five-Colour Pond is yet another highlight of Zechawa Valley, featuring an underwater landscape of a kaleidoscope of vivid colours. The Seasonal Lakes - comprising 3 different lakes - is also a popular attraction in Zechawa Valley and can be found in close proximity to the main road.
Admission fees vary, but tickets to Jiuzhaigou Valley typically cost around 220 RMB for adults during the peak season.
Daytime visits are recommended.
Around 3 – 4 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
Long Lake, Five-Colour Pond and the Seasonal Lakes
Plenty of open private space is available to make use of during prayer times, despite the lack of designated prayer facilities at Zechawa Valley for Muslim travellers. The nearest mosque to Zechawa Valley in Jiuzhaigou are the mosques in Chengdu which are located about 7 hours away.
Halal food near Zechawa Valley will not be available and it is recommended that Muslim travellers bring their own food with them. The Halal restaurants nearest to Zechawa Valley in Jiuzhaigou are the Halal restaurants in Chengdu, which are located about 7 hours away.