Huanglong is a scenic area in the northwest part of Sichuan, China. It is located in the southern part of the Minshan mountain range, 370 kilometres (230 mi) north-northwest of the capital Chengdu.
This area is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits, especially in Huanglonggou, as well as diverse forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs. Huanglong was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992.
In mid Summer, the ever-increasing temperature makes people feel more in love with this cool vacation spot. The special geographical location has created a unique, cool climate, attracting tourists from all over the world to come here for their Summer vacations.