Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, home to more than 30 percent of the world's highly endangered pandas, covers 924,500 hectares with seven nature reserves and nine scenic parks in the Qionglai and Jiajin Mountains, between the Chengdu Plateau and the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is rich in vegetation types, is the largest and most complete giant panda habitat in the world. In addition, the sanctuaries are also home to other globally endangered animals such as the red panda, the snow leopard and clouded leopard. There are 542 species of vertebrates, including 109 species of mammals in 25 families (more than 20 percent of all Chinese mammals). The region's environment is similar to tertiary tropical rainforests. On July 12, 2006, the site was inscribed on the World Heritage List as a natural property at the 30th session of the UNESCO's World Heritage Committee held in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania.

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The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries consist of 7 nature reserves and 9 scenic parks:

◎Seven Nature Reserves

Wolong Nature Reserve (Chinese: 卧龙自然保护区)

Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve (Chinese: 蜂桶寨自然保护区)

Mt. Siguniang Nature Reserve (Chinese: 四姑娘山自然保护区)

Laba River Nature Reserve (Chinese: 喇叭河自然保护区)

Heishui River Nature Reserve (Chinese: 黑水河自然保护区)

Jintang-Kongyu Nature Reserve (Chinese: 金汤—孔玉自然保护区)

Caopo Nature Reserve (Chinese: 草坡自然保护区)

◎Nine Scenic Parks

Mt. Qingcheng-Dujiangyan Scenic Park (Chinese: 青城山—都江堰风景名胜区)

Mt. Tiantai Scenic Park (Chinese: 天台山风景名胜区)

Mt. Siguniang Scenic Park (Chinese: 四姑娘山风景名胜区)

Xiling Snow Mountain Scenic Park (Chinese: 西岭雪山风景名胜区)

Mt. Jiguan-Jiulonggou Scenic Park (Chinese: 鸡冠山—九龙沟风景名胜区)

Mt. Jiajin Scenic Park (Chinese: 夹金山风景名胜区)

Miyaluo Scenic Park (Chinese: 米亚罗风景名胜区)

Mt. Lingzhen-Mt. Daxue Scenic Park (Chinese: 灵鹫山—大雪峰风景名胜区)

Mt. Erlang Scenic Park (Chinese: 二郎山风景名胜区)

Questions & Answers about Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

Asked by D P 2014-09-17

I'm interested in visiting the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries. Where could I find travel packages wiht hotel and transpotation. Thank you

Answered by Trip China Guide    2014-09-17

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