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Address: Within Xiling Gorge, Yiling District, Yichang 443100, China
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+86 717 885 0681
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Should you be lucky enough to walk in the Three Gorges, just do it. A day you will remember forever . Lovely time and so friendly guides

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Should you be lucky enough to walk in the Three Gorges, just do it. A day you will remember forever . Lovely time and so friendly guides

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Salina, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This was the only optional tour on the Sinorama Tour, and we were ALL thrilled afterward that we took it. A real glimpse a historical life in China they have done a great job of restoring the ancient patterns of life.

Thank Allenflusa
Burlington, Canada
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500 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

This was an optional tour off of our Yangtze Gold 8 river cruise. It was very entertaining. The village is built into the side of the mountain along the river, with a small tributary running through it. Along the way a guide explained to us how the people lived and the preparations being made for a wedding, one that would... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We did this as part of our boat tour, the walk was relaxing and along the way there was lots to see. Beautiful colourful women dressed in local vibrant clothing. A wedding ceremony was all part of the fun. Beautifully done and lovely area.

Thank trix59
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 879 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This really is a tourist trap, laid on for the benefit of cruisers taking shore leave. Yet it really works and is well worth seeing. It's all walking and some of it involved climbing steps, so make sure you're feeling fit. Thankfully, most tours take place very early morning, so in the summer, the intense heat hasn't quite kicked in... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

The tribe of the three gorges was a tour while I was on the Yangtze river cruise. I highly recommend going to see this. Yes it is touristy but you will learn about their culture and it is a beautiful walk. There are a lot of monkeys to keep you entertained. They also put on a show and they will... More 

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Robina, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Posed, but stunning with this girl on the sampan accompanied by Chinese flute. Another girl further uo upstream playing Chinese zither. There is an attractive waterfall at the top of the valley walk.

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

When we woke up the next morning our boat was docked at the Water Village. The actual circuit from our where our ship docked and back is approximately 3 miles (5 kilometres). If you’re not up to it, for the first ¼ - ½+ mile you can take a rickshaw. It is a leisurely walk and there are flights of... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

This was the only optional tour on our Yanhtze cruise itinerary. The cost is 290 Rnb per person, and if you do not take part, you will not be allowed off your boat for the whole day. On the plus side you will be able to walk through some beautiful scenery on well made paths, and the buildings are attractive... More 

Thank Martin N
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Our itinerary called this the Tribe of The Three Gorges. It was an immersion in the ancient Ba and Tujia minority culture. Make sure you are with a guide who can explain everything you see and hear as there is audio of voices singing to each other across the water (courtship rituals) and the mock wedding is all in Chinese.... More 

Thank Margaret T

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