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Golden Whip Brook

In Wulingyuan District, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China
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Ranked #12 of 44 attractions in Zhangjiajie
Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We are older and found no problem walking the trail. Stopped numerous times for photos of the towering peaks surrounding the trail. Loved the walk, not too crowded for China. There are a few steps, but they are in short bursts, nothing too strenuous. You can buy food and drink along the trailYou can also do the trail being carried... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife especially liked the 6km hike along the Goldn Whip Brook. Once you are more than a 20 minute walk from the bus stops at both ends crowds are thin and scenery is excellent. The brook is crystal clear and flora and fauna abound. The hike isn't terribly hard as the trail is paved for the most part and... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

February is considered low season, but I guess not during Chinese New Year. Landscapes are beutiful, but too crowded... Very difficult to walk in that sea of people.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

When I saw 'Stroll along Golden Whip Stream" in our itinerary, I was not majorly excited, but it turned out to be one of the highlights of our recent visit to China. It was a comfortable walk along a n easy path. The air was crisp and the vegetation lush, even during the winter month of December. Hundreds of monkeys... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Nice perspective from the bottom of the valley instead of the top, as at Yuanjiajie or Huangshizhai. The views up toward the pinnacles are fantastic. The walk is even and quite easy, but start at Huangshizhai so it is downhill. Plenty of places to eat along the way, and be careful of monkeys.

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Darwin, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Enjoyed the stroll along the track beside the crystal clear stream. We were amazed at the bridal parties sitting on rocks or standing in the stream taking photos. We saw many beautiful blue dragon flies and a few birds. The walk was very relaxing after two days spent climbing up and down stairs.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

relax while we walk to see cliff from the bottom. nice view, good story of each cliff/stone, and many monkeys. 8 km walking, but we only walk for 2km. too tired after 1st day in tianmen & 2nd day in wulingyuan

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Columbia, Maryland
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23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Watch out for the monkeys. They may be cute, but they will try and say hi. This is a nice, leisurely walk along a stream at the base of the mountains. You are allowed to wade in the stream which is nice. Nothing to exciting, but definitely relaxing.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

a big name for a small attraction - nothing to write home about - skip it if you can - is just a small stream with a lot of p.r.

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Buenos Aires
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This is about 7 km long, and worth every meter. A walk along this valley with these towering karst mountains and forest vegetation is highly recommended. The installations, as in other parts of this park, are outstanding. I walked uphill in the afternoon which gives you excellent backlighted scenes for got pictures.

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