Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China

Spring is easy to make people want to travel, and China’s magnificent rivers and mountains are worth a lifetime of travel. The Grand Canyon is another tourist pleasure that is different from the landscape. China’s 10 most beautiful canyons have their own suitable travel time and are worth a trip.The Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China are these:

1.Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon (Tibet) 雅鲁藏布大峡谷(西藏)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon
(Best season: August-October is the golden season of entering the mountain)
The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is the deepest canyon on earth. With a total length of 504.6 kilometers, the deepest point of 6009 meters and an average depth of 2268 meters, it is the undoubted world’s largest canyon.
The gorge has nine vertical natural belts, from alpine ice and snow to low valley rainforests, bringing together a variety of biological resources, including 2/3 of the known higher plant species on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, 1/2 of known mammals, known insects. 4/5, as well as 3/5 of China’s known large fungi.
It breaks the mountain barrier between the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and the Indian Ocean water vapor, and continuously delivers water vapor to the interior of the plateau, making the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau a green world, and some places become the south of Tibet.

2.Jinshajiang Tiger Leaping Gorge (Yunnan) 金沙江虎跳峡(云南)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Jinshajiang Tiger Leaping Gorge
(Best season: spring and summer)
Tiger Leaping Gorge, known as the “risk”, is one of the deepest canyons in China. The Tiger Leaping Gorge is divided into the Shangri-La section and the Lijiang section. The Shangri-La Tiger Leaping Gorge is a national AAAA-level tourist scenic spot. It includes the upper, middle and lower Tiger Leaping Gorge and the high road walking line.
Tiger Leaping Gorge is located in the town of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Shangri-La, 96 kilometers from Shangri-La and 80 kilometers from Lijiang City. It’s from the Jinsha River in Qinghai’s Gradan East Snow Mountain.
Suddenly encountering the blocking of the two snow-capped mountains of Yulong and Haba, the originally calm and peaceful river suddenly became furious. The Tiger Leaping Gorge was the largest canyon of the Yangtze River, crossing the legend between the Haba and the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Named after. The water stone roaring at 3,900 meters, the short distance of 216 meters, is famous for its high mountains and deep valleys.

3.The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River (Chongqing Hubei) 长江三峡(重庆湖北)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River
(Best season: The Three Gorges year-round scenery varies with the seasons. Four seasons can travel)
The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River starts from Baidi City in Fengjie County, Chongqing, and reaches Nanjin Pass in Yichang City, Hubei Province. The length of the Three Gorges is 193 kilometers. The Qifeng on both sides of the road is steep and the cliffs face each other. From west to east, it is Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge.

4.Nujiang Grand Canyon (Tibet) (Yunnan) 怒江大峡谷(西藏) (云南)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Nujiang Grand Canyon
(Best season: October to April is the best season for tourism)
The Nujiang Grand Canyon is located in the Nujiang Prefecture in the northwest of Yunnan Province. It is a north-south trend and continues from the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon to the southeast. It is also a geographical wonder in Yunnan. It is the longest, most mysterious, most beautiful and most primitive quaint Grand Canyon in the world.
The Nujiang Grand Canyon is located in the parallel area of the Three Rivers in the Longitudinal Valley of the Hengduan Mountains in western Yunnan. The valley is more than 300 kilometers long in the Yunnan section, with an average depth of 2,000 meters. The deepest is in the area of Bingzhongluo in Gongshan, reaching 3,500 meters. It is called “Oriental canyon”.
The gorge is quiet and deep, and the Nu River roars and is amazing. Along the canyons, such as Lishui, Gongshan, and Fugong, there are ethnic minorities such as Yi, Nu, Dulong, and Tibetan, which add a lot of fun to the Nujiang Grand Canyon.

5.Lan Cang Jiang Meili Grand Canyon (Yunnan) 澜沧江梅里大峡谷(云南)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Lan Cang Jiang Meili Grand Canyon
(Best season: 1-May)
Minjiang Meili Grand Canyon, located in Deqin County, Diqing, Yunnan, China, one of the most beautiful grand canyons in China, one of the largest and most important nature reserves in China, to protect rare species such as the golden monkey, and the vertical landscape of the typical mountain forest in Hengduan Mountains. Mainly.
Minjiang Meili Grand Canyon is located in Deqin County, Diqing, Yunnan, China. It is located in Foshan Township in the north and Yanmen Township in the south. It is 150 kilometers long and is the largest place in Yunnan Province. The canyon face is at an altitude of 2006 meters. The left side of the Meili Snow Mountain Kawagbo Peak is 6,740 meters above sea level. The right bank of the Baima Snow Mountain Zaraqini Peak is 5,460 meters above sea level. The maximum height difference of the canyon is 4,734 meters. The distance from the river surface to the peak is 14 kilometers. . The average rise of 337 meters per kilometer, the canyon has a nearly vertical slope.

6.Taroko Grand Canyon (Taiwan) 太鲁阁大峡谷(台湾)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Taroko Grand Canyon
(Best season: all seasons)
Taroko National Park is the fourth “national park” in Taiwan. It is located in the eastern part of Taiwan Island and spans three administrative districts of Hualien County, Taichung County and Nantou County. In the park, Taiwan’s first thing crosses the highway and is called the Zhongheng Highway System.
Taroko Gj Park features canyons and bluffs. In addition, the mountains in the park retain many of the glacial creatures of the Ice Age, such as peppers and fish. Taroko also became the train name of the Taiwan Railway. Its main buildings include Changchun Temple, Yanzikou, Yi Park, Jiuqu Cave, Cimu Bridge and Tianxiang; the main natural landscapes include Cone Cliff, Liufang Bridge, Datun Ridge, Bloor Bay, and the Sandakan Trail. Green Water Confluence Trail, Qingshui Cliff Trail, Baiyang Trail, Wuran Pavilion Trail, Lotus Pond Trail, Golden Canyon.

7.Yellow River Jinshan Grand Canyon (Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi) 黄河晋陕大峡谷(内蒙山西陕西)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Yellow River Jinshan Grand Canyon
(Best season: January to April, September to November)
From the Yellow River source to the upper reaches of Hekou Town, Tuoketuo County, Inner Mongolia, and the Hejinjinmen Gate to the lower end of the middle reaches to Taohuayu, although there are famous canyons such as Longyangxia, Jishixia, Liujiaxia, Hongshan Gorge, Qingtongxia, Sanmenxia, etc. But they are all separated by a series of wide valleys.
Only the Inner Mongolia Hekou Town to the Yumenkou of Shanxi Province constitutes the longest continuous canyon on the main stream of the Yellow River—Jinshan Grand Canyon. It has a length of 725 kilometers and a total of 27 counties and cities along the line, covering an area of 111,600 square kilometers.

8.Daduhe Jinkou Grand Canyon (Sichuan) 大渡河金口大峡谷(四川)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Daduhe Jinkou Grand Canyon
(Best season: autumn and autumn is the best season to visit the Jinkou Grand Canyon)
The Dadu River Jinkou Grand Canyon is about 26 kilometers long. The entire canyon spans Ya’an City, Hanyuan County of Sichuan Province, Ganluo County of Liangshan Prefecture, and Jinkouhe District of Leshan City. Whether entering from the upper or lower end of the canyon, although the two sides of the strait are already ups and downs, but when approaching the gorge, there is obviously a strange momentum. On the left bank of the upper mouth of the canyon, there is a prominent cliff–Suguping, which forms a natural stone gate at the mouth of the gorge, which makes the valley suddenly narrow, and the clouds and cliffs in the mouth of the gorge are even more unpredictable; Near the Dasha Dam near the mouth, just as the steep turn of the Dadu River, overlooking the mouth of the gorge, the cliffs with steep heights of more than 1,000 meters and the sharp peaks stand up. It seems that the river valley is interrupted and the rivers have no roads.

9.Taihang Mountain Grand Canyon (Beijing, Hebei, Henan, Shanxi) 太行山大峡谷(北京河北河南山西)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Taihang Mountain Grand Canyon
(Best season: the spring and autumn seasons are high, the flowers are blooming, the best season for tourism)
Taihang Mountain Grand Canyon Natural Scenery Tourist Area is located at the junction of Jinyu and Henan Provinces. It is located in the southeast of Huguan County, Changzhi City, Shanxi Province, covering a total area of about 225 square kilometers. It has won the honorary titles of “National Forest Park, National Geological Park, China’s Top Ten Gorges, National AAAA Grade Scenic Spot, China Rock Climbing Base, Shanxi Scenic Spot”. Famous attractions in the Grand Canyon include Hongdou Gorge, Baquan Gorge and Nuwa Cave.
Located between Shanxi Province and North China Plain, it spans Beijing, Hebei, Shanxi and Henan provinces and cities. The mountain ranges from Xishan in Beijing to the west, extends to Wangwushan in the junction of Henan and Shanxi, and connects to the Shanxi Plateau in the west. The North China Plain runs from northeast to southwest and stretches for more than 400 kilometers.
Taihang Mountain is composed of various rock structures and presents different landforms. Most of them are above 1200. There are many rivers flowing through them. The terrain is high in the north and low in the south and is rich in coal resources.
Taihang Mountain is one of the second and third steps of the Chinese terrain and the dividing line between the Loess Plateau and the North China Plain.

10.Tianshan Kuqa Grand Canyon (Xinjiang) 天山库车大峡谷(新疆)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Canyons in China-Tianshan Kuqa Grand Canyon
(Best season: all seasons)
The Tianshan Kuqa Grand Canyon, also known as the Kyria Grand Canyon, is located beside the 217 National Road, 72 kilometers north of Kuche County in the Aksu area. It is about 5.5 kilometers long from east to west. It is carved into the reddish-brown rock by the wind and rain. .
The winding path of the canyon is quiet, there is no hole in the sky, the mountain is in a variety of poses, the peaks are straight into the sky, there are trenches in the ditch, and there are valleys in the valley. The landscapes of Nantianmen, Ghost Valley, Crescent Tooth Gap, Huya Bridge, Motian Cave, and Xiongshi Tears are vivid and vivid. There is a Tang Dynasty grotto on the cliff at 1.4 km from Taniguchi. There are residual murals and Chinese characters on the south, north and west walls of the cave. The Tianshan Grand Canyon is a collection of heroes, dangers, quietness, tranquility and gods. Those who are immersed in the environment are praised and praised.

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