China Yangtze River Hiking Tour




Yangtze River

The largest river in China and the third longest river in the world, next to the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in South America. Rising in Tanggula Mountain, the Yangtze River flows eastwards and pours itself into the East China Sea. Measuring about 6,380 km (3,964 miles), it mainly runs across Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Sichuan, Yunnan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu and Shanghai from west to east. The Yangtze Three Gorges starts from Fengjie of Chongqing and ends in Yichang, extending 193KM.With highly reputation of natural beauties and historical remains and cultural heritages, it won the second position to none in China's natural Beauty Spots Competition in 1991. Hiking the Yangtze Three Gorges is one of the top tours in China. Walking through this route, you can see the colored clouds over the mountain peaks along the Yangtze Gorges, fleets of modern and man-powered boats sailing are just under your feet. Lush growing broad beam, wheat and potato plants of green color in the fields and the hillsides provide you strong sense of nature, while pink peach flowers and yellow rapeseed flower make the villages look like natural gardens.

Yangtze River Hiking Tours

Hiking along the Yangtze Three Gorges is one of the top tour routes in China. It is truly a tour of nature, culture and soft adventure. Walking through this route, you are able to see the colorful clouds on the Wushan Mountain and, even stretch out your hands to touch it. You may level the famous Goddess Peak; sometimes you are even higher than her elegant figure. The Yangtze River with fleets of modern and man-powered boats sailing are just under your feet. Who can resist the temptation of the fantastic scenery?

With the completion of the third phase of the Three Gorges Project, the Yangtze Gorges "pool" level of newly–formed reservoir reaches 175 meters above sea level. Some Ancient Plank Roads are regretfully under water. And the boatmen's song has also become memory. However, after hard strudge, we found some part of the remaining ancient plank roads and connect parts by lanes and motor boats, we have made it possible to hike the New Yangtze Three Gorges again. You may come to join us to explore the charming beauty of the Yangtze Gorges scenery and the flowery hillsides. Step on the maple-leaved trails, you will have lots of opportunities to see humble and honest smiles from local villagers.