Tiger Leaping Gorge

About Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiaoxia 虎跳峡) is the Yangzi’s best known gorge, just after the famous Three Gorges(Sanxia 三峡) between Sichuan Province and Hubei Province. Widged tightly between

tiger leaping gorge

tiger leaping gorge

titanic cliffs, this river is so narrow and deep here. It gets its name from a local legend, a hunted tiger made his escape to the other side on a huge stone in the middle of the river.
At Qiaotou(Qiaotou桥头)it is the place to see how such a geological phenomenon was formed: Two huge mountains leaning close to each other and a large volume of fast moving water between them, cutting deeper and deeper into the bottom of the gorge. Somewhere it has a drop of 3000 meters to water. Thus it’s a beautiful and vertiginous place to go for trek.

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Nearby Attractions:

Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge, Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge, Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge, the First Bend of Yangzi River, Dukezong Old Town, Baishuitai (White Terraces), Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Stone Drum,

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