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Address: Within Xiling Gorge, Yiling District, Yichang 443100, China
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Phone Number: 0717-8850681
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Staged Attraction; still interesting – 4 out of 5 rating

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
Richmond, Canada
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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This was one of my favorite sites in all of China. The beauty is unbelievable. The show was a lot of fun as well. There were wild monkeys running around which was real cool. The water was so clear and clean, it made me want to jump in and take a swim. You won't be disappointed at all.

Thank Steve R
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

The resort is maintained to get tourists dollars - in a good way. I really like how it wasn't over crowded with tourists. It looks exactly like the photos have uploaded. I wouldn't recommend you come here if it was raining. Nor would I recommend you eat here.

Thank user01293948567
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

During our Yangtze river cruise (4 nights), this was an Optional excursion called "Tribe of the Three Gorges". In the brochure, it was stated ".... a unique geology embedded with ancient Ba and Chu culture, together with Tujia ethnic minority ..... " It was a fantastic excursion lasting for 3 hours to walk along pathways to admire the lovely scenery... More 

Thank PlanetOz
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

we left our cruise vessel onto a smaller vessel to go down the narrower river and off that vessel we got onto the smaller rowing boat, rowers worked hard and sang us songs as we bumbled through the beautiful scenary, all in all a lovely morning trip

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We saw this village from our Sinorama Gold 8 cruise ship. It looks very attractive and hugs the side of the bank of the river. It is in a very attractive part of the gorge not very far from the 3 Gorges Dam but feels very far removed from this.

Thank bdon257
Victoria, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is about as close to “old China” as you’re likely to get on a Yangtze River cruise. A tranquil area that seems untouched by time, it was once a small fishing village but now operates like a living museum showing how people of the Tujia minority lived 70-plus years ago. As you walk up one bank of the scenic... More 

Thank Tripsterchick
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This was a great interlude from our cruise along the Yangzte River. The Resort was worth touring to see how the Ba people of this region lived and also to see their Customs. The Wedding Ceremony was great to see especially when the Bride married a tourist. The waterfalls with pristine water plus all the tourist attractions made it an... More 

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