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100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jinsha River is suddenly compressed from a slow flowing 300m wide stretch of murky water into to a raging torrent as it's squeezed through this narrow gorge no more than 50 or 60 metres wide. You can walk right down to the waters edge...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

get ready to get down and feel the mighty river roaring before you eyes. Be ready to make a long climb up by stairs, but you may hire someone to carry you

Thank Mike_Jkt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most fantastic thing we did in China. We took an eight year old up with us, so not impossible, but be ready for really hard work. There’s definitely a couple of bit which will put you on edge, but it’s all part...More

Thank Kai W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid about RMB 160 each for the transportation from our guest house in Lijiang. We paid for the 1 day trip since we need to leave for Kunming that night. The mini van picked us up and drop us off at Tina's Guest House....More

Thank kenishere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you only have a couple of days this is the hike to do. The trail is of reasonable quality, and you can follow your progress using the Maps Me app. Good food and lodgings are available all along the trail so you only need...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the high trail from Qiaotou in two days, stopping at Naxi’s Guesthouse for lunch and staying at Teahorse and Tibet Guesthouse. I’d recommend to stay a night at Teahorse if you do this trek as it’s high up and you get a great...More

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to go down and then climb some steps on high altitude. Perhaps the fittest will suffer the mountain illness due to reduced level of oxygen in the area.

Thank Alex1chu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must go attraction! Located between Lijiang and enroute to Shangrila. It consist of Upper, MIddle and Lower sections but tourists usually go for the Upper one. Entrance fee RMB65. You can spend about 1h here.

Thank Superyoyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming to yunnan during the rainy season was a mistake in general. But im glad we hiked the upper trail, even if it rained 70% of the time. The views were spectacular, and the clouds perhaps enhanced them. Teahorse guest house was great. I highly...More

Thank thecrystalhaze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plan was to stop at Tiger Leaping Gorge between Lijiang and Shangrila but the weather was miserable. Instead we hired a driver (500 Yuan) to take us from Shangrila to Hutiao Xia - the drive is about 2.5 hours. Was it worth it?? Yes!...More

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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.
December 29, 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I presume you are talking about the ladder on the route up from the middle gorge below Tina's. There was no ladder on the trail down, so you might be able to come back up the "down" trail. There were people who came down... More
October 25, 2017|
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Response from CHARLES D | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the angle you want to cover. I usually use a 6.7 mm Nikkor wide angle lens that covers 135 degrees, which is great because it does not distort the image.