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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
+86 151 9865 6112
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100 km NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
+86 151 9865 6112

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Kunming/Lijiang in Dec 2017. This review is for the paved walkway for the general public to view the gorge/river, not the adventurous treks which requires much more effort and would guess much more scenic. After the car park you take many steps...More

Thank peppercrab888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If u are physically fit and u enjoy outdoor & hiking, this is the place for u. There are a few challenging trails to choose, they are epic. The place is now better organised than it was 6 years when i last came, in terms...More

1  Thank jacksonleungcs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tiger Leaping Gorge high trek is all in one: stunning views, rural nature, waterfalls, goats, eagles, forest and stones, wind and sun... But the climb is long and difficult and the descent is narrow. It needs two days for medium hiker. We did it at...More

Thank Boris K
Reviewed 10 January 2018

if u love to hike, take 2 days tour in the gorge. cover all the area, to get the nice view. the hike also can be done in one day trip from lijiang town. take the early bus from lijiang and return in the evening....More

Thank ana_kecik
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Unfortunately when we visited the Lijiang side of the gorge was closed for works which is the much more accessible side. We came in from the Shangrila side which involves over 300 steps down to the gorge. It was very interesting to see but you...More

Thank KCrC2011
Reviewed 15 December 2017

A great place for walking, for spectacular views and peace and quiet. Stay at Jane's Guesthouse and try and get to the Halfway Guesthouse and then stay at Tina's Guest House as a guide to navigate the gorge

Thank macshug
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Lovely and not too difficult trek in the mountains. The high trail is a good beginners' trek as it is not technical and part of the way is paved in concrete. No scrambling needed. Best time to go would be the dry season and cool...More

1  Thank katwym
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Our guide: Elena Luo My wife and I arrived at Lijiang airport on December 04, Elena her driver was waiting us. The first two nights we stayed in Xiluxiaoxie Inn. I knew Lijiang from a previous trip; we loved walking around the old town and...More

Thank Arie B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I visited here as part of a 32-day solo holiday with China Private Tours. Don’t come in autumn! While I don’t regret undertaking the tough hike, I wish I had been here in spring, when the water is blue, the weather sunny and the mountains...More

Thank BobSt23
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely highlight of the Yunnan trip. We took a private car from Lijiang Old Town to Naxi Guesthouse and start trekking up 28 bends. No mules seen. Climb was panting but managable. The path was clear, solid and well trodden. We were a bit confused...More

Thank Poon P
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29 December 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
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.
12 July 2017|
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Response from KulEve | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to walk down and up the steep 1000 plus steps to the gorge viewing platform carrying your one year child. Otherwise you got to pay the 2 rickshaw bearers to carry both of you up and down.