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Address: 100 km (62 miles) NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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Forests, remote villages, mountainside, waterfalls, steep hikes, roaring water gorge, etc. This trail has it all! Suggested two to three days, in order to better appreciate the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Taubate, SP
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Forests, remote villages, mountainside, waterfalls, steep hikes, roaring water gorge, etc. This trail has it all! Suggested two to three days, in order to better appreciate the upper trail, which is great!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We were in an organised hiking group, with local and specialist guides. The walk is fine, moderately challenging, with great views. We started after lunch, arriving in the late afternoon at the half way point. Six of us were put in the 'Come Inn' which is a new guest house - it is not as pretty, but the views from... More 

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Perth, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The deepest Gorge in China. The scenic drive there from Shangri-La is breathtaking. The viewing platforms are well situated to give excellent views of the Gorge and the Yangtze river.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

On the one hand it's a beautiful gorge and on the other it's being carved into, either for mining, for tourism etc, thereby destroying its natural beauty. Eg, a huge car park right next to the Tiger Leaping stone (as you look down from the ridge). Paved paradise, put up a parking lot... On to the hike. We had to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

excellent guesthouse at the start of TLG great views great accommodation great food all situated in a charming naxi village. we hired two horses to get to top of 28 bends ,a good idea for us ,we had a fairly easy second day to get to halfway guesthouse .halfway is good as well .Last day onwards to Tinas and down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Spent 2 nights here. We organized a private transfer to Ben Da Wan Villiage, stayed at Come Inn and then did the 2he hike to The Middle Gorge where we had lunch, and walked to the bottom of the Gorges. Didn't make it to the very bottom because got tired of having to pay at every bridge and ladder, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The first day of the hike from Qiaotou village was quite intense and I was disappointed seeing so much construction. The hike was less special than I had expected, though the gorge itself with the enormous mountains is very special! The second day hiking down to the waterfall was way more interesting! Great hike to Woodies guesthouse, very much recommended!

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The place is simply breathtaking, extraordinaire and an example of mother nature at her most stunning. The Gorge area where all the tour buses stops is pretty special, but we continued on and spent the night at Come Inn Guest House which was special and had the most wonderful view from our rooms windows, ALL of them and a private... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

To put it simply, the trek along the high road is just incredible..... the views are amazing, the quietness is very welcome and the trek is very enjoyable. We did the full high road trek over two days, which was quite bearable however some may want to do it over three days if they prefer a slower pace. The guesthouses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Awesome hiking....climbed out on a large ladder. This is a must visit gorge if you are in the area, very scenic with wild rushing water.

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