Aba Prefectural Tourism Industry Development Leading Group's Announcement on Partial Opening of Jiuzhaigou National Park
After the August 8th earthquake, Jiuzhaigou has received care and attention from various sources, both home and abroad. Along with the orderly progress of post earthquake reconstruction, part of the park has already been qualified to reopen to tourists. In order to share the construction and innovation stages of world heritage restoration and reconstruction, while showing the unique charm of Jiuzhaigou?s world heritage to the world, part of Jiuzhaigou National Park will reopen on March 8th, 2018 under the principle of 'limited area, limited tourists, limited hours, and limited routes', and relevant matters are announced as follows.
1. Open area and tours
Areas from the park entrance to Long Lake via Nuorilang Waterfall, Zharu Temple in Zharu Valley and Mirrior Lake at Rize Valley will be open. Tourists can get off the bus to visit Long Lake, Five-colour Pond, Mirror Lake, Nuorilang Waterfall, Shuzheng Lakes, Double-dragon Lake Waterfall, Zharu Temple, while viewing the other spots along the opened area from the bus. Tourists have to follow the instructions of the National Park guide on the bus.
2. Opening hours and tour operation
The park is open from 08:00 to 17:00 everyday.
Every tourist must take the park bus to visit the park, and 'Same bus Same tourists' system is being used for tourists’convenience, until exiting the park.
3. Flow control and reception object
The park carries out tourist flow management and daily tourist capicity will be limited to 2000 tourists. The daily capacity will be adjusted in a timely manner according to the restoration and reconstruction progress and information will follow in due course.
Only tour groups organized by travel agencies are currently allowed to enter the park, and the travel agency must buy accident insurance for the tourists. We are very sorry to announce that individual tourists cannot be accepted at this stage. We welcome professional teams focusing on environmental protection, ecological restoration, land geological disaster prevention and rehabilitation, and tourist groups who support post disaster reconstruction to visit to guide and participate in the post disaster recovery and reconstruction of Jiuzhaigou, and to put forward valuable suggestions.
4. Ticket price
Preferential pricing policies are being implemented during this period. Peak-season (April 1st to November 15th) entrance ticket is 110 yuan/tourist, off-peak season (March 8th to March 31st, November 16th to December 31st) ticket is 40 yuan/tourist. The bus ticket is 90 yuan/tourist for the whole year. Tourists may enjoy preferential discount or free tickets in accordance with Chinese national policies (Only for entrance tickets).
5. Ticket purchase
During this period park entrance and bus tickets both require real name on-line booking. www.abatour.com is the official booking website, and the consulting service phone number is 400-088-6969.
6. Execution time
Execution time of the partial opening of the park is tentatively fixed for one year, from March 8th, 2018 to March 7th, 2019. This is hereby announced.
Aba Prefectural Tourism Industry Development Leading Group's Office
March 1st, 2018