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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

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Address: 100 km (62 miles) NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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Everything well organised. Large car parks and easy walk down to the gorge. The views and scenery are marvellous. Of course you have to walk back up to the top, or you can be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bonn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything well organised. Large car parks and easy walk down to the gorge. The views and scenery are marvellous. Of course you have to walk back up to the top, or you can be carried up if you wish. Personally, I did not find the ascent difficult. There was so much to see and great photo opportunities along the way.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The high trail of the Tiger Leap Gorge in Yunnan is easily one of China’s best hikes, and a must do for anyone visiting Yunnan. I did the hike in a day. By getting an overnight bus from Kunming and starting early (about 6:45am) I was able to comfortably complete the trail by about 14:15 and catch a 15:30 onward... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tiger Leaping Gorge is breathtaking. A very narrow water way that hurls through a very steep canyon. It is a long walk (many steps) down to the viewing platform by the river but worth the walk. You can see the gorge very well from higher up but the noise, the water agitation is best experienced from beside the water way.... More 

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Thank L W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found it to be a difficult hike, it took 7 hours to get to the Halfway House. The initial climb, and the 28 bends are the hardest part. There are little vendors to buy snacks and water from up until the 28 bends then nothing for several hours ! Be prepared

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely one of the highlights of my trip in Yunnan. If you have trekking experience, this is a pretty easy day hike although I would still split it into two days just so you can enjoy the scenery more. I would also dedicate some time (afternoon or day) to exploring the lower gorge once you've hiked the upper gorge. In... More 

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Thank Gordon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I started from Shangri-la. The first bus left at 7.30 am and arrived at 9.20 in Qiaotou. It dropped me at the ticket office. Then continue on the road, past the school until you reach a small restaurant with information. You can get a map and water here. Then you turn up the hill on a paved road. After a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this nature. Not the easiest walk if you do the whole walk, even for us who train on a regular basis, the 28 bends is killer! But the scenery is great. There are parts it feels like you are walk climbing as the path is so narrow. I recommend skipping the top of the gorge and start at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We descended the mountain in the morning having stayed at Tea Horse Guest House the night before - we arrived at Tina's around noon for lunch (which was not bad btw) then we set off down into the gorge ....its steep climb down that takes approx 45 mins to an hour You have to pay at several points along the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a gorge with a rock in the middle of it... seemed to me overrated as everybody talked about it...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our kids, despite the cloudy weather the experience is breathtaking.. a lot of water there

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