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A Yangtze Cruise or Three Gorges Tour (Three gorges Dam)
Yangtze Cruise, Three Gorges (Qutiang Gorge & Wu Gorge--Chongqing, Xinling Gorge--Yichang City, Houbei Province), Three Gorges Dam
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 Address: Three Gorges(Chongqing-Yichang City, Hubei Province)

The Yangtze cruse or Yangtze ThreeGorges Tour

The Yangtze Three Gorges is a great valley with a most splendid landscape in the YangtzeRiver and it is one of the ten most famous scenic sites of China. It extends from White Emperor City in Fengjie County, Chongqing Municipality to Nanjin Pass in Yichang, Hubei Province, consisting of Qutang Gorge (Chongqing), Wu Gorge(Chongqing) and XilingGorge(Yichang city,Hubei province), with a fulllength of 193 km.



It converges the essence of the scenery on the 
YangtzeRiver. Within this distance,they are arranged in such a manner with other gorges and valleys that one isnarrow and the following one is wide by turn. Because of this topography, themomentum of the river water is pent-up in the narrow valleys and releasedabruptly in gorges. In those bottle-necks, water rushes down swiftly andwildly, reminding one of any angry beast. Traveling in a cruise ship in thispart of the Yangtze River, one can not only enjoy grotesquely shaped rockformations and magnificent mountains along the river and the rolling water butalso poems inscribed by ancient scholars. With a variety of landscape of China,it has been displaying its special charms for thousands of years.

The Yangtze Three Gorges presents a scene ofboundless variety with the magnificence of Qutang Gorge, the elegance of WuGorge, the perilousness of Xiling Gorge as well as the primitive simplicity andthe mysteriousness of the Daning River, and Shennong Stream, which flow intothe great valley. The whole landscape is so kaleidoscopic. It is picturesqueeverywhere, and what more, each scene is related to a wonderful fairy tale or amoving legend which will kindle your meditation on the remote past.

The beautiful landscape of the gorge region hasgiven birth to a splendid culture. It is one of the birthplaces of thecivilizations of China. The famous Daxi Culture, which originated here, hasshed brilliant light on the civilizations in the long history. The valleys wereonce the battlefields during the period of the Three Kingdoms, where countlessheroes displayed their proness and talent. Besides, a great many well-knownhistorical sites such as White Emperor City, Huangling Temple and Nanjin Pass,add charm to the landscape.

The gorge region is also rich in naturalresources. You are welcome to the Yangtze Gorges to enjoy the charminglandscape and splendid culture as well as the colorful folkways.

 

Gorge-by-GorgeIntroduction

 

First one: Qutang Gorge(Ͽ,Chongqing) is the shortest of the Three Gorges (8 kilometers). It is considered the most dramatic by many visitors. The rivernavigates through the gorge's sheer, steep cliffs where the Meng Liangstaircase from the Song Dynasty can be seen. Qutang Gorge starts at the WhiteEmperor City in the west and ending at Daxi Stream in the east with a distance of 8 kilometers.

The width of the river in Qutang Gorge is reduced to 100 - 200 meters and thenarrowest places are no more than a few dozen metros while the principal peakson the banks are as high as 1,000 - 1,500 meters. The turbulent waters flowingin the deep gorge along a continuous line of peaks make a most magnificentpicture. The rolling and roaring river bursts through the rock gate that towersover the water.

Although the Qutang Gorge is the furthest upstream of all the affected gorges,the impact of the Three Gorges Dam on the Qutang Gorge has been especiallylarge. Many of the most famous and historically significant sites in the QutangGorge are located closer to the water level. In fact, even prior to the damconstruction the water level would come close to many sites during the rainyseason. The water has now effectively covered many of the most impressive andnotable sites in the Gorge including the Ancient Pathway, Meng Liang'sStaircase, the Chalk Wall, and the cave within the Bellows Gorge.


Second one: Wu Gorge(Ͽ,Chongqing) is full of zigzags, weird peaks, rising mists and beautiful sights. As the river cutsthrough the Mt. Wushan, its roaring currents change their directions constantly.Travelling through the gorge in a boat, one sometimes may find the way blockedby mountains. But a sharp turn of the boat brings one to an area of entirelydifferent scenery. Wu Gorge is the most beautiful part of the Yangtze,green trees and bushes, together with fogs and clouds cover the high peaks.

 

The best-known is the poetic Goddess Peak, the graceful shape of whichresembles a girl looking down at the boats in the river. Many mythologicaltales and countless number of poems have been written about this particularpeak.

 

The Daning River at the western entrance to Wu Gorge is flanked bycontinuous strange peaks, some of them rising into the clouds and presenting anunusual scene. The section of the river becomes known as the Lesser ThreeGorges. Their unordinary beauty is so charming and it has been praised by moreand more visitors.
 

Third one: Xiling Gorge (Ͽ,ʡ˲Yichang City, Hubei Province)extends from Badong County in the west to the Nanjin Pass in Yichang in the east,about 66 km long. It is the longest of the 
and is entirely within Hubei Province. 

Xiling Gorge is full of shoals and rapidcurrents. The most dangerous shoals are Xietan, Qingtan and Kong Ling,collectively known as the Three Shoals of Xiling. Among all the dangerousshoals, Qingtan Shoal and Kongling Shoal are the most famous. 

Qingtan Shoal, stretched between "TacticsBooks and Sword Gorge" and "Bull's Liver and Horse's LungGorge", including First Shoal, Second Shoal and Third Shoal, runs 1.5 kmfrom west to east, teeming with reefs and convulsed with sweeping, boisterousrapids.

Kongling Shoal lies in the Miaohe section. Thelocal people have always said: "Qintan and Xietan are not real shoalscompared with Hell Gate of Kongling Shoal.

Many other scenic spots composed in XilingGorge, Bull's Liver and Horse Lung Gorge, "Tactics Books and SwordGorge", and "Shadow Play Gorge", "Huangling Temple","Three Travelers' Cave", "Horse Bell Rock", Mt. Qingshi(Black Lion) in Shipai Town, Three Swords Peak at Nantuo.

 

The highlight of XilingGorge is the Three Gorges Dam





The Three Gorges Dam (simplified Chinese:
Ͽ; traditional Chinese: L{; pinyin: Chngjing Snxi D B) is a hydroelectric riverdam that spans the Yangtze River in Sandouping, Yichang, Hubei, China. Thetotal electric generating capacity of the dam will reach 22,500 megawatts, atwhich point it will be the largest hydro-electric power station in the world.This is the biggest project that has been undertaken in China since the GreatWall and the Grand Canal. 

Tour To Yangtze -- Three Gorges



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