Introduction

Eastward Alps · Outdoor Paradise

Mt. Siguniang (Four Maidens’ Mountain) scenery is the world natural heritage. It’s the national AAAA level scenic area, national scenic area, national geological park, national nature reserve, the world heritage of pandas’ habitat in Sichuan and one of the national top ten famous mountains of mountaineering.

Mt. Siguniang scenery is located in Mt. Siguniang Town, Xiaojin County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan. It belongs to Qionglai Mountains, Tibet plateau and is composed of four endless peaks, Mt. Yaoguniang (The Youngest Girl’s Peak), Mt. Sanguniang (The Third Girl’s Peak), Mt. Erguniang (The Second Girl’s Peak) and Mt. Daguniang (The Elder Girl’s Peak). Mt. Yaoguniang is the second highest peak of Sichuan with the sea-level of 6.25km. They are covered with snow all year round and Mt. Yaoguniang is known as the descendant of Mt. Shushan and the Eastward Alps because of its slender figure.

Mt. Siguniang scenery is composed of Mt. Siguniang, Shuangqiao Valley (Double-bridge Valley), Changping Valley and Haizi Valley (Lake Valley) in which 57 of the more than 120 scenic spots have been named. The natural ecology is protected well here with more than 1200 kinds of plants and 31 kinds of animals under state protection, including pandas, snub-nosed monkeys, snow leopards, Sumenzi and Huahaizi. It also teems with rare medicinal herbs, such as gastrodia elate, fritillary bulb and cordyceps sinensis.

Mt. Siguniang is known as the eastward Alps because of its singular peaks and unique landscape. It’s the famous scenic spot for tourists, the paradise for climbers, the labyrinth for hikers and the fairyland for photographers.

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