Zharu Valley is a smaller valley, unlike the three main valleys of Rize, Zechawa and Shuzheng that make up Jiuzhaigou. It is the latest scenic attraction in Jiuzhaigou and winds its way southeast of Shuzheng Valley. Zharu Valley is considered to be the home of eco-tourism in Jiuzhaigou and is home to nearly half of plant species that are in existence in China. It is the ideal place in the country for travellers who are interested in China's unique biodiversity and national wildlife. Experienced guides are also at hand to accompany travellers along walks and hikes and will offer a better understanding about the area. Some of the sights on the way include the Zharu Buddhist monastery and the Red, Black, and Daling lakes.
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
The Zharu Buddhist monastery and the Red, Black, and Daling lakes
Plenty of open private space is available to make use of during prayer times, despite the lack of designated prayer facilities at Zharu Valley for Muslim travellers. The nearest mosque to Zharu Valley in Jiuzhaigou are the mosques in Chengdu which are located about 7 hours away.
Halal food near Zharu Valley will not be available and it is recommended that Muslim travellers bring their own food with them. The Halal restaurants nearest to Zharu Valley in Jiuzhaigou are the Halal restaurants in Chengdu, which are located about 7 hours away.