Tiger Leaping Gorge
Leaping Gorge is a canyon of Lijiang
tours, Yunnan, China, is located on the Jinsha River between
the Yulong and Zhongdian. According to legend, the Jinsha River
every dry season, the Tigers down there, on this reef vacated crossed
the river after a little settled, so called Tiger Leaping Gorge
river rocks is called tiger jumped the stone.
The confrontation between the two sides have snow
Tiger Leaping Gorge, on the left bank (west) of the Haba Snow
Mountain, on the right bank (east) of the Yulong Snow Mountain,
from the bottom to the top elevation of 3790 m. Tiger Leaping Gorge,
a total length of 16 km, is divided into the tiger jumped, the
tiger jumped the tiger jumped under three sections, a total of
18 rapids. Began in Jinsha River and its tributaries Shuo more
post confluence, that bridge in the town of Zhongdian County area
; beyond a rural area of Yulong County. Tiger Leaping Gorge on
both sides of the rock is composed of schist and marble, width
of only 60-80 meters, the narrowest point of about 30 meters, the
natural fall over 200 meters, fast-flowing. Tiger Leaping Gorge
is world famous Grand Canyon, to the odd risk majestic known world.
Tiger Leaping Gorge Scenic different seasons,
spring and summer to play the best Tiger Leaping Gorge, moderate
temperatures this time on the meadow flowers, scenery and charming.
In the Mid-Autumn Festival is about more than 20 days after the
time everywhere on the plateau Autumn, photo fans can choose two
time periods on foot. Tiger Leaping Gorge on both sides of the
Yulong Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain, there is a very good
scenery. Walking the high road vision is very good, you can shoot
the Yulong thirteen peaks, Naxi, and so are the rest Tea Horse
Inn enjoy a good shooting position Yulong Snow Mountain.