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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

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Address: 100 km (62 miles) NW of Lijiang | Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402, China
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one of my favorite memories of life (@24)

This was the most magnificent, breathtaking experience of my current life. Took our time on this three day journey staying at guest houses plotted along the gorge. Incredible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the most magnificent, breathtaking experience of my current life. Took our time on this three day journey staying at guest houses plotted along the gorge. Incredible scenery. Recommend waking early to watch the sunrise between the gorge. Will do again, and again, and again.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two hours by bus from Lijang, a very spectacular hike. You could do it in one day (it's 8 hours of walking), but I suggest spend the night at Half Way, in the middle. It's a magic place. Next day you can easily arrive at the end and take a ticket for a bus for Shangri-La or Lijiang from Tina's... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Start at Tina's (or just down the road). Trail in fascinating and scary at the same time -- a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place ... Bit crowded can't hear ur own voice ... Water current is electric ... Very very nice .. Worlds deepest gorge ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fit and eager for activity, there is an excellent day-long outing in Shangri-La. We drove about two hours from Lijiang, hiked up about 1.5 hours on a steep winding road called 28-bends, had lunch at the Halfway Inn (the halfway point on the High Trail), then took two hours to scramble down on a precarious, grueling goat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always wanted to hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge and I have NO regrets. I went with my husband and three boys (8, 10 and 11). We started at the beginning of the Leaping Gorge to get our tickets at Qiaotou Village. Adults tickets are around RMB65. Kids are half price and you need to show your passport. Luckily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting gorge worth hiking. Some sections have pipes/electricity running through it, but overall a very beautiful hike indeed. Perhaps best setting off from Naxi guesthouse if you can find the place. We were pressed for time so we started from Naxi guesthouse in the morning (overnight first day), made it to half way guesthouse to check out the famous... More 

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Guilin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, so although I'm 20, I haven't done serious sports for years now. I decided to travel Yunnan with my boyfriend and we also wanted to hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge. I read many reviews whih said that the hike is "doable only if you've hiked before" or similar stuff. I wanted to skip the Tiger Leaping Gorge since I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hiking trail. Not too complicated and no special knowledge required - suitable for beginners (who were doing some mountain hiking before). A good condition and good shoes are helpful. Track runs through mountains, different forests and next to waterfalls. Sometimes it's a bit touristic and crowded. The gorge itself is too touristic... and they are taking some extra fees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to do this!! Stayed at teahorse, shower and toilet weren't great Britain t none of the guest houses I believe. But food was incredible!! The hike was amazing, beautiful and worth a visit!!

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