Qutang Gorge of Yangtze River in Chongqing
Qutang gorge, the shortest of the three gorges of Yangtze River, is the most majestic and precipitous.
Attraction Type: Historic Sites, Canyons, Famous Mountains, Rivers
Chinese Name: 瞿塘峡
Open Hours: 3-4 Hours
Recommended Visiting Time:
Best Time to Visit: Spring and Autumn
Admission Fee: Free
Address in English: Daxi Town, Wushan County, Baidi City, Chongqing
Address in Chinese: 重庆市白帝城巫山县大溪镇
Why is Qutang Gorge So Special
Qutang Gorge, also known as Kuixia. It starts from Baidi city in Fengjie County, Chongqing City in the West and reaches Daxi town in Wushan County in the East, with a total length of about 8km. In the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, although it is the shortest, it is the most majestic and precipitous. Qutang gorge main attractions are Fengjie ancient city, Baidi City, eight array map, Yufu tower, ancient plank road, bellows gorge and so on.
Special Activities in the Scenic Spot
Photography, hiking, leisure, summer vacation, rafting, sightseeing, rock climbing, historic sites, canyons, famous mountains and rivers
How to Get There
Travel with China Dragon Tours(Top Recommended)
If you want to get rid of hustle of public transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers sightseeing dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Qutang Gorge with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on sightseeing.
Take a high-speed hydrofoil boat to Fengjie new County in 7 hours at Chaotianmen wharf, Chongqing, and transfer to Baidi city by bus.
Specialty of Qutangxia
● The famous painted pottery of Xiling: simple, elegant and ingenious;
● Four treasures of study: it can be as famous as Duan inkstone, She inkstone, Xuan paper, Ma paper, Hu pen, etc.
● The Three Gorges stone texture consists of patterns like words and paintings: profound artistic conception, lifelike;
● Three Gorges orange, famous wine and golden centipede are all well-known products.
Useful Travel Tips
● The climate of the Three Gorges is humid and changeable. Please take your coat and rain gear with you.
●The river boat is stable, so you don’t need to worry about seasickness, but you can prepare your own seasickness medicine and be prepared.
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