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World-famous Huangguoshu Waterfall, known as "he first waterfall in China",  is located on the Baishui River, one of the headstrams of the Dabang River in the Zhenning Bouyei-Miao Autonomous County southwest of Guizhou. Like the Milky Way descending from the heaven, the Huangguoshu Waterfall rushes into the Xiniu pond, sending foams up by 100 meters, and roars can be heard kilometers away. With typical karst topography, the area around the Huangguoshu Waterfall boasts a cluster of fascinatin water-eroded caves. The "Fairy Dragon Cave," located four kilometers upstream from the waterfall, is one of the most interesting among all the caves. Besides its karst features, it also used to be a military base for the local ethnic groups, with some military relics still remaining. Know as the Huangguoshu Waterfall National Park, it is 45 Kilometers southwest of Anshun city in Guizhou Province. Together with minor waterfalls, the charms of Huangguoshu Waterfall are a natural tourist drawing card.

There are mainly three National Pools in the Huangguoshu National Park: Waterfalls Cluster, Water-Curtain Cave and Rhinoceros Pool. Huangguoshu Waterfalls Cluster is the best known of some 18 in a cluster of waterfalls. Its flow is seasonally adjusted. There are some other waterfalls such as Luosi Tan Waterfall, Silver Chain Waterfall and Dishuitan Waterfall all have their distinct features.The Water Cuitain Cave dissects Huangguoshu and provides visitors view ports on the waterfall. The total length of the cave is 134 meters, including windows and halls. The pool is Rhinoceros shaped and stays submerged year round. Standing inside Water-Viewing Pavilion beside the Rhinoceros Pool to enjoy the flowing-down of the Huangguoshu Waterfall.

Therefor, the scene of Huangguoshu Waterfall changes while you are standing in different places. One place is Waterfall-Viewing Pavilion (Guan Bao Ting), from which you can see the whole fall in distance. Next one is Water-Viewing Pavilion (Guan Shui Ting), where you take a bird's-eye view of it. The third one is Waterfall-Viewing Stage (Guan Bao Tai) beside Xiniu Tan, in which you raise your head to see the splendid scene. The best place is Little Moon Stage (Xiao Yue Tai) behind Water-Curtain Cave (Shui Lian Dong) where you could see it, touch it and enjoy it. Between nine o'clock to eleven o'clock every morning in clear days, you may see a rainbow, sometimes you may see two.
Here are some guide information about Huangguoshu Waterfall. The detail is following:
Address: Anshun city, Guizhou Province
Admission Fee: CNY 180
Opening hours: 08:10 a.m-18:00 p.m
Contact Hotline: 86 853 3592156

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Name:Huangguoshu Waterfall Reply

What is the best time to visit Huangguoshu Waterfall in Guizhou province? I mean when I can see the splendid scene of Huangguoshu Waterfall filled with water, instead of the low flow period.

Name:Re:Huangguoshu Waterfall

Huangguoshu Waterfall is the Top.1 waterfall in China. Many tourists visit Guizhou are just for Huangguoshu Waterfall. There is a reservoir on the upstream of Huangguoshu Waterfall which can control the water flow to guarantee a certain amount of water down even though in the dry season. However, if your time is flexible, July and August are the best travel time, as they are right in the wet season when Huangguoshu Waterfall can show its most amazing scene.