Huangguoshu Waterfall Best Time to Visit - Discover Guizhou's incredible waterfalls!
Last Update: 19th June 2019
What is the Best Time to visit the Huangguoshu Waterfalls?
In the memory of many Chinese people, they are impressed by plots in the serious of Journey to the West where Huangguoshu Waterfall is shown to the audience. Huangguoshu Waterfall consists of Doupotang Waterfall, Tianxingqiao Waterfall and Huangguoshu Waterfall. The best time to visit it is from April to October.
The Huangguoshu Waterfall is 77.8 meters high and 101 meters wide. In summer, as water currents are large, views at the waterfall are the most attractive. During the period of time, the sound of the flying water down to the pond at the foot of the waterfall will make you feel the vitality of creature. Trees are turning much greener.
In spring, water currents are not so big as those in summer. Walk around the waterfall and you will feel calm in your mind and soul. In autumn, some of the trees around the waterfall are turning yellow while others are still green, which makes for a colorful view. On sunny days, the rainbow often appears in front of the waterfall in the sun.
Other Huangguoshu Waterfall Highlights
The cave in the wall behind Huangguoshu Waterfall is 134 meters wide. You could experience the momentum of the waterfall in the cave. In summer, the cave could be a great place to cool yourself. It is suggested to wear a raincoat in the cave in spring in case you get wet. It is also recommended that you take more clothes with you to get changed.
Doupotang Waterfall has the widest top in the area. It is 105 meters wide on the top. When the water currents are too big, the waterfall might be thundering. Yinlianzhui Waterfall in the Tianxingqiao Scenic Area looks like silver chains. It could be said to be the most beautiful waterfall in the area of Huangguoshu Waterfall.
Tianxing Cave is mainly filled with a calcium carbonate gel. It also features colorful stalagmites. 4 stone pillars with a height of more than 20 meters stand in the cave. You could also find various shapes of karst deposits in the cave.
The stone forest in the water in Tianxingqiao area is a feast for eyes as well. Water runs through the forest. Cactus, under-shrub, and a variety of flowers grow in the stone forest, giving vitality to the stones.
Huangguoshu Waterfall is a great summer resort. Hike through the surrounding dense forests and refresh your body, mind and soul in the nature. In addition, you could explore Buyi Ethnic Minority Villages in the scenic area to experience local culture and life.