Zharu Valley Tour Route
Zharu Valley is a valley that far away from pollution and with well-preserved Tibetan traditional culture, where you can enjoy the purely natural sceneries and experience the traditional customs. The white clouds overhead, the charming mountains, the running streams, the flourishing trees, the colorful wild fruits and blossoming flowers all are of the beauty of the original.
The Magic Mirror Cliff erects there, seen in the distance it is like a huge screen, while it is like a smooth mirror when seen closer. It is said that all the wishes people made in front of this magic mirror cliff can come true, which is a reflection of how the Tibetans hold their faith.
The 3 km long Zharu Horse Trail is the best place for picturesque sightseeing on the horse and the road where the local Tibetans should go through to worship on every 15 of the lunar month. Therefore, it is a lovely place where you can experience the real local customs. The Zharu Bridge, crossing on the Jade River and linking two huge mountains, is built in a typical Tibetan wooden bridge style.
Surrounded by towering old trees, the Zharu Monastery is like a pearl in the center of a green lake. Inside the monastery, the religious banners are waving in the winds and people come from far and near are praying. Facing the Magic Mirror Cliff, Zharu Monastery seems more gorgeous and wonderful.
Location: Jiuzhaigou County, Sichuan Province