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Small Three Gorges in Chongqing

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Small Three Gorges in Chongqing,In Wushan County, Wushan County 404700, China
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Take a small 100 person excursion boat (offered with most river cruises) and Sanpan with 30 people if weather is good to explore far into the Gorges. It’s gorgeous! The month of November offers stunning landscape of red maple trees and local fauna. Monkeys live...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marka66
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Up close and personal with the great geography. Lovely scenery including a small village and s hanging coffin Only takes about an hour and is well worth the time to visit. Quite relaxing. If in a river cruise you will likely be offered this opportunity...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We toured the Lesser Three Gorges in small river boats. You really got up close and personal with cliffs and all they hold.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ginnyc661
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a side trip from the Three Gorges Cruise. You take a small boat across crevaces in the mountains with beautiful views. Nice aside from the big ships.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Legerwoodman
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As part of our Viking River Cruise, we transferred to these small boats in order to cruise through the Lesser Three Gorges. We were apprehensive about the scenery because it was an overcast day with an occasional drizzle. However, it seemed to add to the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Bluffton
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Daning River is a large tributary of the Yangtze River from which the lesser or small three gorges (Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge, and Dacui Gorge) can be accessed. Before the Three Gorges Dam project was started, tourists doing a Yangtze River Cruise transfer to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rey M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Two weeks ago, as part of a Sinorama tour, we did the Small Three Gorges, and it was great! We were fortunate to have nice weather, so many of us were able to be out on the front of the small boat the entire time,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank mailladysusi
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Wushan Three Little Gorges also known as the Daning River Three Little Gorges covers an extensive space of over 30 miles from Wushan County in the South to Dachang, an ancient town in the North. The first one is Dragon Gate Gorge. The second...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Candelaria B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We were lucky that our day sailing through the Lesser Three Gorges was one of the better weather days that we had throughout the trip. To have the best views, one needs to be up and out on the front or the top deck of...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A three hour tour up narrow gorges which had been flooded by the creation of the Three Gorges Dam. Breathtaking views of wild and wonderful scenery. Well worth the trip

Date of experience: November 2015
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