Bipenggou is famous for primitive forests, lakes, waterfalls, glaciers and azaleas. Located in Li county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture of Sichuan province, the valley is blessed with primrose flowers, azalea, and red woods.
Thanks to its unique geographical location, Bipenggou Valley is blessed with typical alpine scenery, including primeval forests, plateau lakes, glaciers, snow-capped mountains, streams, waterfalls, and grasslands. When autumn comes, the colorful foliage in Bipenggou Valley attracts thousands of tourists. In addition to its beautiful scenery, it is also home to a variety of different animal and plant species.
There are many small attractions scattered in Bipenggou and visitors can enjoy its stunning scenery. Longwang Lake is like a giant mirror located in a breathtaking canyon. The lake is named after the Dragon King, who is said to live in the lake. According to legend, the Dragon King controls the weather in the region and the lake is home to many sacred fish.
Nearby is Bailong Waterfall, which resembles a white dragon rising from the lake as its name suggests. Walking to the base of the waterfall, you can admire its majesty as you get closer. Or Hongshi Rock Beach, the rocks here are not naturally red but covered with red moss, which can only exist in high altitude areas. Hongshi Rock Beach is the best place to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Bipenggou Valley.
Tourists can visit Bipenggou all year round. The valley offers different landscapes in different seasons. Spring is the best time to see flowers when many types of flowers bloom. In summer, the Bipenggou valley is a great place to escape the summer heat. And of course, the valley is at its most beautiful in the fall. The entire hills and forests are covered with colorful leaves, from golden yellow, and sunburnt orange to dark red. This place has become a photographer’s paradise just after Jiuzhaigou. In winter, visiting Bipenggou will make you wonder if you are in the world of the movie Frozen.
According to the Internet/ chinadiscovery