Tiger Leaping Gorge is 60 kilometers from the county seat of the Naxi Autonomous County of Lijiang. This gorge is 18 kilometers in the upper reaches of the Jinsha River. It is divided into three parts: upper tiger jump, middle tiger jump, and lower tiger jump. The tortuous road is 25 kilometers, and the east is Yulong. Snow Mountain, Haba Snow Mountain in Diqing to the west, with a vertical height difference of 3790 meters, is one of the deepest canyons in the world. The narrowest part of the river is only about 30 meters. According to legend, the tiger came down the mountain, and a little foot on the reef in the river can be emptied and crossed, so it is called Tiger Leaping Gorge. There are 21 reefs in the gorge , 7 shoals of 10 meters in height, and 10 waterfalls.
Entering Tiger Leaping Gorge in Lijiang, you should enter from Dagu Township, Lijiang County. This is actually the lower Tiger Leaping Area of Tiger Leaping Gorge. Go to Datou Township to enjoy the Tiger Leaping Gorge via the Tiger Leaping and the Tiger Leaping to Qiaotou Town of Qingzhou, and purchase tickets at the Lijiang District Bus Terminal. The fare is about 25 yuan. Tickets for Tiger Leaping Gorge are 50 yuan.
The Tiger Leaping Gorge is located on the Jinsha River at the junction of Lijiang and Zhongdian. The altitude difference of the Tiger Leaping Gorge is more than 3900 meters. It is the largest canyon in the world and is famous for its extraordinary danger and majesty.
According to the administrative division, Tiger Leaping Gorge belongs to Diqing, but most tourists choose to go to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Lijiang. The river is held by Yulong and Haba snow mountains, which are divided into three sections: upper tiger jump, middle tiger jump and lower tiger jump. There are 18 dangerous beaches.
Yingshang Tiger Leap is 9 kilometers away from Tiger Leaping Gorge Town, which is the narrowest section in the whole canyon. There is a 13-meter-high big rock in the center of the river-Tiger Leaping Stone. You can enter the canyon by crossing the Chongjiang River Cave at the foot of the Haba Snow Mountain from Tiger Leaping Gorge Town.
Transportation: In Lijiang or Zhongdian, there are 4-5 departures daily to Hutiaoxia Town, which is 9 kilometers away from Shanghutiao. Most tourists who come to Hutiaoxia to visit Hutiaoxia are hired by four people. 60 yuan, half a day is enough.
If you want to visit the entire Tiger Leaping Gorge, if you are departing from Lijiang, you can take a car bound for Dagu at Guluwan Hotel. It is about 90 kilometers. It has two new and old ferries. Those who cross the river from here, the ferry fee is 15 yuan / person; the old ferry is generally used by locals to ferry, it is cheaper, as long as 5 yuan / person, the shore is the Hexi Village of the Naxi people.
If you start from Zhongdian, you can charter a car directly to Xiahutiaoxiakou, which costs 600-700 yuan, and the journey takes about 5.5 hours, for a total of 179 kilometers. For details, see the Tiger Leaping Gorge itinerary.
Reminder: 1. Hike Tiger Leaping Gorge on foot. You can bring shorts and T-shirts during the day when the temperature in the canyon is high. Because walking consumes a lot of energy, you can bring some high-calorie foods, such as chocolate, malted milk, beef jerky, etc. 2. The most important thing is the Dashengou Waterfall located between the Walnut Garden and the Zhongxia Hotel. It will drop rocks no matter whether it is sunny or rainy. It is very dangerous. After this dangerous place, you will arrive at the Zhongxia Hotel. 3. From Qiaotou to the Walnut Garden, you can charter Changan mini-buses for 120-150 yuan for 6 people; for example, take the Shanbailian Hotel van for 10-15 yuan per person.
Trekking on Tiger Leaping Gorge has been very common among foreign tourists, but it has also become become popular among more and more domestic tourists in recent years. The following is the detailed itinerary for trekking Tiger Leaping Gorge for your reference.
One of the first things to do is to ask OldMarketInn and MaMaFu restaurants for some recent news about hiking, especially regarding transportation. It is really difficult to make a suggestion to start from Qiaotou or Dawu. Although the transportation to Lijiang at the end of Qiaotou will be more convenient for returning to Lijiang, you must consider that even if you wait for a day or two in Dagu to return to Lijiang, It is better to stay in some other places for a day or two.
If you go well, you can complete the hike in two days. Of course, some tourists are fascinated by the walnut forest and make the trip more than a week. From the Chinese hotel in Qiaotou (that is, where you take the Lijiang bus to Hutiaoxia to get off, if you are taking a 1:45 pm car, you have to stay here overnight), go north, cross the bridge and turn right, you On the road to Tiger Leaping Gorge. After six to eight hours on foot, you will reach the Walnut Grove town. Walking in this rainy season in July and August may be very horrible, and there will be landslides and waterfalls blocking your way. It is best to ask the local residents about the situation.
The walnut forest is probably at the midpoint of the whole trip. There are two hotels in the forest. The Spring Guest House with SeansCafe has more activities at night, while the other ChateaudWoody is a quieter choice. Both hotels have cheap beds. Food and beer are available and bottled water is occasionally provided, but it is best to bring your own.
The next day s trip is slightly shorter, about four to six hours. After walking for two or three hours, you will see a piece that is relatively high with Dagu. The road is divided into two here. Be careful to take the steep one. This trail leads to a village, and from this village there is a road leading to a ferry.
朝 From the place where the ferry boat faces south to Dagu, it is a relatively clear journey. Tiger Leaping Gorge Hotel is Dagu s premier tourist residence. When you walk south, it is on your left, about 600 meters from the department store There are delicious meals and it is worth staying here for at least a day. The nearby Snow Hotel also has relatively clean rooms.
If you choose the opposite direction and walk towards the bridge, you will pass north through the town, and the white pagoda at the foot of the mountain will be your target.