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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), Shangri-La County

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One of the deepest gorges in the world, Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) separates two ranges and ranks as a top choice for independent hikers in China. Walk a narrow, winding trail tenaciously clinging to the Haba Xue range, listening to the roar of the Jinsha River as it cuts even deeper into the steep slopes of the Yulong Xue range across the way. View awe-inspiring peaks with a height of 4,000-6,000 m (13,123-19,685 ft) from the gorge, which makes up part of a larger World Heritage Site noted for its ecological diversity. Walk across a sky bridge at its narrowest 30 m (66 ft) width. There is a well-marked high trail and a paved low road that can accommodate vehicles. Options include following a trail on horseback, hiking a smaller section, or trekking from one end to another (which takes two days). Plan your Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Shangri-La County using our Shangri-La County itinerary builder.
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  • I do not see much chance that nature was impressed from the heart. Was used as a springboard jump right in the middle of the River to the rock, Tiger, Dragon, fierce water when there is a legend.
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  • For those who are really into trekking and have traveled a bit, I don't think it's worth spending so much time there. I would rather consider going by car down to the river and doing a trek in some of...  more »
  • The path is exhausting, so many stairs, especially to trace the parking area, but worth the money, the view is breathtaking!
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