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Shennong Stream

Address: North Shore of Wu Gorge, Badong County 442400, China
Phone Number: 0718-4335245
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4-Day Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to...
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Type: Geologic Formations, Mountains, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: This tributary joins the Yangtze River at the Three Gorges.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Mountains, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: This tributary joins the Yangtze River at the Three Gorges.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We went on the Shennong Stream as part of our Cruise up the Yangtze River. We enjoyed this trip in a smaller boat, although we didn't get the opportunity to go in a rowing boat mentioned in some reviews. We struggled to see the hanging coffins, but managed it in the end, perhaps it's worth looking them up in advance... More 

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Centennial, Wyoming, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We cruised up the Shennong Stream on an excursion from the Century Legend, part of an Avalon Waterways tour through China. Our local guide from the Tujian ethnic minority was very good, although at times it was difficult to hear her English presentation on the top deck of the excursion boat. We learned about the people who lived/had lived along... More 

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Somerset, UK
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266 reviews 266 reviews
88 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A trip up the Shennong Stream was included as an excursion from our cruise ship. Starting in a medium size ferry, you then transfer to small, shallow boats rowed by 4 or 5 oarsmen from the local Tujia ethnic minority. The scenery is stunning. Do take some money for the gift shop at the ferry transfer point, as money spent... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The trip up and back the Shennong Stream to see the ancient minority culture was very nice. A ferry ride that was fast enough to make good time, yet slow enough to take pictures was enjoyable, especially having the wind bathe over us on a hot, hot day. The trip was included in our cruise cost and was well worth... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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504 reviews 504 reviews
348 attraction reviews
370 helpful votes 370 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited last May. After two boat changes we were seated in the long shallow boats to travel the Shennong stream pulled by boatmen - against the current! We passed small caves and waterfalls. Water levels were low and the boatmen literally dragged the boats through. It made for a pretty change.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our Shennong Stream adventure was an excursion from our Victoria Cruise Line downstream Yangtze River cruise. From our cruise ship we boarded a large wooden vessel which took us on a relaxing journey along some of the smaller tributaries of the Yangtze ,namely the Shennong. On this very relaxing voyage we were privy to beautiful views of the wildlife and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The trip up Shennong Stream was excellent. The scenery is beautiful, the gorges are impressive, and the water is beautifully calm and reflective. Also some very interesting hanging coffins and rock formations. However, the visit at the end of the stream was a waste of time. I didn't find it entertaining at all, and the concrete structure that the show... More 

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Sundrerland, England
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59 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Whilst on our cruise down the Yangtse, one of the excursions was to the Shennong Stream, and this was a real good trip, as you go up a quieter part of the river in a sampan, rowed and " pulled " by our boatmen. This was very unusual, as years ago the river used to reduce to less than two... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
71 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We enjoyed a truly amazing excursion off the Yangtze River cruise from Badong to the Shennong Stream. We enjoyed a lovely ferry ride to the Shennong Stream where we were taken in dugout like boats rowed by 5 older standing boat men on a tour of the tributary. The scenery was stunning and the guides were very entertaining.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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150 reviews 150 reviews
19 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Peaceful. Beautiful. Really as beautiful as the photos lead you to believe. Worth the trip. Take the excursion- get off of the cruise ship. Bring your camera.

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