Tiger Leaping Gorge
Introduction to Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡)
Being one of world famous grand canyons, Tiger-Leaping Gorge Scenic Spot is the best destination for exploration and self-challenge becuase of its profundity, steepness, beauty and uniqueness.
Hutiao Town, Shangri-la, Yunnan Province (100 kilometers northwest of Lijiang Ancient Town, between the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain)
The majestic canyons, Tiger Leaping Stone, walk through Tiger Leaping Gorge, climb over the Baha Snow Mountain
Opening Hours: 9:00am~6:00pm
Admission Fee: 80 yuan
Visiting Time: 2~3 hours
Best Time to Visit: April to June, September to October
1. From Lijiang: There are two regular buses departing at 8:00am and 8:30am to Hutiao Town (about 23 yuan).
2. From Shangri-la: There are several regular buses to Hutiao Town (about 20 yuan).
1. Carry with T-shirt and shorts while hiking for the daytime temperature is high at canyons.
2. Do not hike during the rainy season from June to September for it is likely to happen mud-rock flow and rockfall.
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