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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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The views and hike make for an excellent experience. If you want the path to be slightly easier, go from North to South; this way you can walk down the 28 (?) bends instead of up them.

1  Thank Greg Y
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This was a Yunnan highlight for me. The weather was perfect for hiking. You can leave your bags where the minibus drops you off and just carry a daypack. I don't think this is appropriate for people who are not in shape. Some folks were...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 22 November 2017

What an unbelievable experience. Took the 8am local bus from the Lijiang Tourism Bus Station and paid 33RMB per person. When we reached the ticket booth, the ticket agent came on the bus and sold us the tickets. The road to the trail is well...More

Thank T S
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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 Gary S | Reviewed this property |
I did the gorge hike 6 weeks ago (top trail) and took a 10-20mm and 18-270mm lenses. Got some great shots with both, I'd think you would get some good shots with 18mm but won't be able to zoom in on some great scenes. Unlike... More
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.