Ancient Plank Road
Introduction to Ancient Plank Road (古栈道)
The Ancient Plank Road was first built in Qing Dynasty, it was a time when the navigation during the flood season prohibited. Until 1888 (the 14th reign year of Guangxu emperor of qing dynasty) the intelligent Shu people started to tackle the problem by excavating holes in the steep cliff, insert iron or wood sticks into the hole and then put stones or planks to make a road chiseled on the cliff.
Along Qutang Gorge of Yangtze River Cruise, China
Ancient Plank Road, Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River
Admission for Ancient Plank Road: 80 Yuan (Mar.1 - Nov.30), 60 Yuan (Dece.1 - Feb.28 / 29)
Opening Hours: whole day
1. Visitors can take a private coach from downtown Chongqing to the boarding point for a Yangtze River Cruise.
1. The best time for a Yangtze Cruise is in April, May, September and October.
2. Recommended duration for a visit is about 2 hours.
3. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. Because at that time, the hotel reservation and transportation will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.
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