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Address: North Shore of Wu Gorge, Badong County 442400, China
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Phone Number: 0718-4335245

This tributary joins the Yangtze River at the Three Gorges.

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This was an excursion whilst on the Yangtze River cruise. We took a ferry under the Badong Yangtze bridge. From here we saw a hanging coffin and many limestone rock faces. After a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vanessa M
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excursion whilst on the Yangtze River cruise. We took a ferry under the Badong Yangtze bridge. From here we saw a hanging coffin and many limestone rock faces. After a while we boarded a smaller boat that was steered and rowed by five boatsmen. It was very picturesque. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great experience in a smaller boat with an English speaking guide. Majesty of the three gorges but in a smaller scale. At times it seems like you could touch both sides at once, other times round a bend the river opens up. The geology is a highlight as are the small ossery coffins in the cliffs. No one seems to... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

From Yangtze river cruise we went to Shennong stream ,had worst weather on our tour and one of the best shore excursions well worth the effort to bundle up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

A beautiful and relaxing trip up a peaceful stream. Remember if you go in the winter months it will be considerably colder and windy as well as the water level will be much lower. Because we were working in nearby Badong we decided to spend a day exploring the Shennong Stream. First of all, if you were coming from outside... More 

1 Thank Matthew S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We boarded a boat from our cruise ship to view the Shennong Stream.It is situated in between the Wu and Xiling Gorge.A community of Tujia minorities lives here.They were desendants of farmers, oarsmen and boat trackers before the Dam's construction . Cheerful youths in Tujia costumes welcome our boat's arrival. We changed to a small sampan for closer view of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We did the Shennong stream trip as part of a Yangtze River Cruise. We transferred from the cruise ship to a small vessel and motored up the stream about 45 minutes. We then transferred to 'pea boats' with about a dozen guest in each, paddled by 4 locals and with our beautiful local guide. She spoke perfect English and treated... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

All cruise ships down the Yangtze all seem to allow for this very scenic and restful side trip. From the Badong mooring pier passengers are transferred to a small cruise boat and transported through the Gorges of the Shennong region. This part of the trip takes about 50 minutes through tall gorges and marveling at some of the attractions I.e... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This stream was really an outstanding wild nature place before the Three Gorges dam had been finished. Now, river level is much higher and the stream is not so quick but sceneries are still outstanding. You can see hanging coffins (but for this purpose rather use morning tour - in the evening they are not so good visible) or very... More 

1 Thank smallhausen1
Varsity Lakes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Visited as part of Yangtze River cruise on the Victoria Jenna. The trip up the Shennong stream is definitely worth doing. You will see the narrow gorges, and have many photo opportunities. At the end of the stream the stop to see a cultural dance show and market shopping of course! (As with most stops on this cruise). The cruise... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I was traveling a large cruise line down the Yangtze River. It was a refreshing change to transfer to a steam boat then a row boat to get a very close look.

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