Enjoy Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge
For all you adventurous people out there, why not visit China and discover how enjoyable and of course challenging it is to go hiking tiger leaping gorge. This is the kind of fit travel physical activity that you are searching for. A gorge is a valley that lies between mountains or hills, usually surrounded by steep and rocky formation with strong current of waters that pass through it. The hiking tiger leaping gorge is full of adrenaline rush activities that will challenge even the most advanced hiking enthusiasts. For one, the tiger leaping gorge has three areas that hikers can explore. The more advanced hikers can go further the upper part of the gorge.
The lower part of the tiger leaping gorge has a deep channel where hikers can take picturesque photos. This is a one kilometer stretch of gully or channel where the entire gorge can be seen.
Hiking tiger leaping gorge can take you to the middle part of the tiger leaping gorge which is roughly three miles away from the upper part of the tiger leaping gorge. This is considered as the most dangerous and challenging part of hiking tiger leaping gorge. There is reef which is referred to as the ‘stars all over the sky’, which really pose some great challenge and adventure for hiking enthusiasts. The height of the reef is about one hundred meters.
The upper part of the tiger leaping gorge is about nine kilometers from Qiaotou Village and this part of the gorge is considered to be the narrowest among the three. Hiking tiger leaping gorge to the upper part will greet the hikers with huge rock formations located at the middle of the river. According to legends, a tiger leapt from the east bank portion going to the west bank portion, which paved way to its name tiger leaping gorge.
Hiking tiger leaping gorge will take hikers to many beautiful attractions. Some of these are the Haba Snow Mountain which is considered to be one of Shangri-la’s best preserved nature. Also, not to be missed is the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which has the most glaciers in the globe. Of course not to be missed by hiking tiger leaping gorge is the Walnut Grove which is a small and rural area located at the upper and middle parts of the tiger leaping gorge.
Visit China and discover for yourself the wonders of nature at tiger leaping gorge.