Water is the spirit of Jiuzhai Valley. There are 114 individual Lakes in the park that span over 1,000m in Read More


There are 5 major waterfalls and numerous smaller waterfalls throughout the park. The Nuo Ri Lang Waterfall is the widest Read More


Forests cover more than half of the scenic area and much of the area not covered is above the tree Read More

Tibetan Culture

The local people still hold onto many of their traditional customs and culture. Local food and drink traditionally include barley, Read More

Frozen Waterfalls

The main attraction of the “Winter Wonderland” scenery is the magnificent, frozen waterfalls, in particular the Pearl Shoals and Nuo Read More
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        On May 21st, Lunar April 15th, residents from and around Jiuzhai Valley gathered together to celebrate the annual Mazhi Culture Festival at Zharu Temple in the park. People wear beautiful holiday costumes, bringing Tibetan Longda, Thangka, joss sticks and candles to join the grand meeting. 

        Mazhi Culture Festival is one of the most important local Tibetan culture activity to educate people about morality and etiquette, and to pray for the the safety, health, and happiness for all. Each year, monks from Zharu Temple starts to prepare for the Festival one month in advance. 

        The festival usually lasts for nine days, with various religious and cultural activities being hold in the temple and on the nearby sacred mountains. From Lunar April 8th, senior monks started chanting and praying until Lunar April 14th. And on Lunar April 15th, the temple hold public sacrificing and benediction ceremony, with Tibetan drama and other religious shows performed. While on Lunar April 16th,  a celebration ceremony was hold to end the whole festival.