Muni Valley Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, Aba, China
Muni Valley Nature Reserve
About this place
36km west of Songpan is another of the Aba Prefecture's aquatic marvels, Muni Vaalley. Muni Valley consists of two side valleys, over 100 lakes, natural hot springs with the most spectacular sceneries being Zhaga Waterfall and Erdao Lake. It is possible to reach Muni Valley by road or horse trek from Songpan. The altitude ranges from 2,800 m at the entranec to 4,070 m on the mountain peaks. Muni Valley, also high in calcium carbonate formations boasts similar colors to those of Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park. It also contains China' s largest stalatite.
Historically China's ancient tea and horse trading routes passed though the Muni Valley area.