Tiger-Leaping Gorge (Hu Tiao Xia)

Hutiao ( tiger leaping ) Gorge Extending for 15 kilometres from the Yulong Xueshan Mountain in Lijiang to the Haba Xueshan Mountain in Zhongdian. Tiger Leaping Gorge is one the longest, deepest and narrowest gorges in the world.

According to local legend, the gorge acquired its name because at its narrowest point, a mere 30 meters wide, a tiger leaped over its swirling waters.


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