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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

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100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is where the upper reaches of the Yangtse are confined to a narrow gorge, and folklore records that a tiger leapt the river by landing on Tiger Rock in the middle of the river. It is set in dramatic mountain scenery. When we visited...More

Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstanding views make it worth descending 500 steps and climbing back up to the top. For those who feel they just can’t manage it, it is possible to hire a sedan chair. Don’t miss the beautiful white yak near by and his eccentric owner

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Climb up and down very long flights of stairs...not for old and weak. Senior citizens above 60 received special price regardless of nationality

Thank CailingTang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first leg of the hike is the hardest, after the 28 bends, it's no longer so hard. The view is a little spolit by a construction site during the first couple of peaks, but once it is out of earshot and sight, the beauty...More

Thank Jessamine-Poppy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only when you reached the bottom of the stairs you could properly appreciated and respect Mother Nature. I was amazed as to how a short 20m long River could create such a force that generates one of the highest output of hydroelectricity in China. But...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are into the power of Mother Nature this is a must see!!! Incredible!! Great facility for viewing the mighty upper Yangtze. Lots of points of interest.

Thank klv55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i reached here today (sep 30) and all buses for tommorow and day after is booked.. stuck in kunming..

Thank steve08890
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A chance to stand so close to such magnificent rapids is awesome! The restaurants around the area is authentic and delicious

Thank chongf2017
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Powerful torrents. Enjoyable day in the rain. Do note, climbing down and then back up is quite laborious

Thank Joshuabenjoseph
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Walked down 500 steps to reach the river. Took around 20 min. However walking up is a tough task, took around 40 min. The view is worth for what you walked a lot. Visited on Mac 2018.

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September 8, 2018|
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Response from kenishere | Reviewed this property |
7 years old? No way!
Vicky R
July 21, 2018|
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Response from letmonlee | Reviewed this property |
We hiked down and up the steps, no one approached us for contributions.
Gemma B
May 12, 2018|
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Response from Poon P | Reviewed this property |
hiking shoes will be good with good grip on the uneven path. however my husband trekked in running shoes and he said ok.