Sichuan Attractions

Most Tibetan people in Sichuan gather in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture and Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Located in northwest Sichuan, Aba is the other main area for Amdo Tibetans. It borders Qinghai and Gansu. Tibetan people account for 54.5% of the Aba population. Ganzi is also in northwest Sichuan. The name means a beautiful and snow-white place. It has a Khampa Tibetan tradition. The Tibetan people account for 77.8% of the Ganzi population. Snowy Mountains and amazing lakes are representative of west Sichuan.

What to See

In Aba, Jiuzhaigou Scenery Zone, Huanglong Scenery Zone, Wolong Giant Panda Nature Reserve, Mount Siguniang are very famous. The gems in Ganzi are Yading of Daocheng, Kangding County, Hailuogou National Park, Horse Riding from Luorong Meadow to Niunaihai Lake, and Xian Nairi, etc.

Best time to Travel

The scenery varies from season to season and shows its charms from spring to autumn. Each season has its own special beauty. Winter has an average temperature of -12℃-4℃, other seasons are cool but traveling is fine.


Kangding County (康定县) could be one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever see in your life. Although it doesn’t have the pomp and pageantry offered by the glitzy cities of Beijing and Shanghai, it offers the more laid-back “bring yourself close to nature” way of living. It is also primarily uplifted by the many tourist...
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When you’re in an elevated land such as Yading (亚丁), the weather can get very unpredictable and harsh. The winters can bring in strong rains, snow, and sleet that visibility is definitely poor. However, if you come during the end days of October, you’ll find the surroundings more pleasant, and you’ll have a grand time on...
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Panda Natural Reserve

If you are looking to play with pandas while in China, then your schedule needs to include a visit to the Wolong Natural Reserve. The Wolong Giant Panda natural Reserve is the world’s largest panda reserve and research institution. It is also the world’s largest breeding base and panda sperm bank.   Through artificial insemination and...
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