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The small ferry ride down the Shennong Stream was impressive and peaceful (besides the sound of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
geraldine t
London, United Kingdom
lovely scenic excursion

nice relaxing excursion , interesting sights including caves with nests that birds nest soup is... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
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This tributary joins the Yangtze River at the Three Gorges.
North Shore of Wu Gorge, Badong County 442400, China
+86 718 433 5245
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small ferry ride down the Shennong Stream was impressive and peaceful (besides the sound of the ferry engine) the surroundings were spectacular, high forest covered mountainous hills looming over us, the smog gave it an even more dramatic effect. There was plenty to see...More

Thank geraldine t
Reviewed 26 May 2018

nice relaxing excursion , interesting sights including caves with nests that birds nest soup is made from and high up coffins in cave entrances

Thank mickHalesowen
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This was a lengthy excursion that involved taking a ferry boat, then a smaller hand propelled boat deep into a side shoot on the Shennong River. The scenery through out was very beautiful and our guide on the smaller boat sang a traditional song for...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second day excursion on our Yangtze River Cruise. You transfer to a smaller ship and go up the Shennong river and once it narrows you transfer to Sanpans and get rowed and pulled along. It was a very fun trip

Thank DotsGirl2
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

You travel up the river and then return on the same track. It’s ok on the way up for 1.5 hrs with sights like the hanging coffins to provide interesting points to view but then it’s a bit dull on the return leg. I think...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We went here as part of our Yangtze river cruise. We transferred to a smaller boat and went down the stream and back. The scenery was beautiful and we saw the hanging coffins.

Thank perakash
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This ‘stream’ is an offshoot of the Yangtze that takes you through a narrow gorge for around 10 miles. There's some interesting things to see on route- caves (one of which is very large), small villages, spectacular bridges and, strangely, small dried up coffins planted...More

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We transferred to a smaller boat from our river boat. Sailing a tributary of the Yangtze we got a closer view of the cliffs and indigenous peoples on the shore. We docked and went ashore at Shennong Stream, a small village build on the shoreline....More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was a wonderful excursion . We went by ferry for about an hour and a half. Its a very scenic cruise. You get a better look at the life along the river. And the scenery is spectacular!!

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We took a boat from the ship cruise passing through incredible beauty nature . Mountains are covered with trees and we saw some animals like monkeys and goats. It is a branch of Yangtze River . Then we took a very small boat wearing life...More

Thank shawky1953
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