Yangtze River China

The Yangtze Gorges or Changjiang is the longest river in China and the third longest river in the world. It rises in Qinghai Plateau, the roof of the world, gathering hundreds of rivers and the thousands of streams, it flows mightily into the Donghai (The Eastern Sea).

Yangtze Three Gorges and Yangtze Tours

Along the Yangtze River tour, you come across many scenic spots. You can also board the Yangtze River cruises to take in all the wonders of Yangtze River China.

The Three Gorges

On the Yangtze River the Yangtze Three Gorges start from the White Emperor city in Fengjie, Chongqing Municipality and end in Nanjing Pass, Yichang, Hubei Province, with a total length of 193km. They consist of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. Qutang gorge is famous for its magnificent and spectacular precipice. We gorge is famous for its secluded beauty, and Xiling gorge is famous for the gorge itself, the Three Gorges Dam and the Gezhou Dam, which are both constructed in this gorge.

Three Gorges Dams

The Three Gorges Dam is the Greatest water conservancy project in the world and situated in Sandouping, Yichang City, Hubei Province, 37km away from the Gezhou Dam.

Lesser Three Gorges

The Lesser Three Gorges refer to Longmen, Bawu and Dicui gorges in Daning River, A tributary of Yangtze. Clean water, lush trees, pheasants, mallards and ancient hanging coffins are the highlights.

Shennong Stream

Shennong Stream, a tributary of Yangtze river, runs from wildwood in ShennongJia Natural Reserve. It is as spectacular, beautiful and dangerous as the Three Gorges. Clean water, lush trees, a hanging coffin, and the ancient plank road are some of the attractions.

Chongqing

Chongqing, one of the four municipalities in China, is located in Southwest part of the country, considered as political, economic, transportation and communication center in western China, famous for its beautiful night view and hot and spicy Chongqing Hot Pot. It is also nicknamed as a mountain city, foggy capital and furnace city.

White Emperor City

White Emperor City is situated on the northern bank of the Yangtze, in Fengjie County. It is on the top of the mountain, with the statues of Liu Bei, Zhu Ge Liang and their disciples. It is the entrance of the Three Gorges.

Fengdu

The 12 storied wooden structure built or The Devil City also called as Fengdu is belived to be the place where every soul is judged after death.

Shibao Pagoda

Along the Yangtze River tour towards the east from Chongqing City, in Zhongxian County, this pagoda is built with 12-storied tower style wooden attics. Climbing up there you will have a good bird’s-eye-view of the Yangtze.

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