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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
+86 139 8704 0240
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Private Lijiang Day Trip to Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge and Black Dragon Pool
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100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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Reviewed 5 days 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
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Reviewed 5 days 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank travel-till-I-drop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 hrs walk along the trail to see the magnificent view. The mountain view is nice and pretty. Even is tired, but worth for it. The water is fierce and strong. The view of the combination of mountain and water really pretty.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a nine mile hike along the rim, The views are spectacular and the trail was fine. This was a nice break from visiting the tourist destinations on our trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really excited to be at the Tiger Leaping Gorge. The visitors Centre and the steps to go down to the gorge is clean, neat and easy to walk. The whole section is a board-walk, no problem with that. It gushing and rolling water...More

Thank 2015ECL05
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 3 days trek there and it was very nice. At the beginning, the construction works are a little annoying... but few hours after it is wonderful :). We went up to the water ship tank, after it there is no more signs.......More

Thank barthHere
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were very lucky to visit on a day where the river was absolutely flowing and raging. It was loud and dominating and magnificent. This place is definitely worth a visit especially if you are as lucky as we were in seeing the river like...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is not as scenic as I had anticipated but is still worth visiting. My guide told me that Tiger Leaping Gorge got its name from a legend of a tiger who leaped from on rock on the Lijiang County side of the Yangtze River...More

Thank Gary W
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Gemma B
13 May 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.
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rwl211
29 December 2017|
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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
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vinsgarde
25 October 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.
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