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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
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
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
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
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
You have to leave your ship and take smaller river taxis to view the lesser gorges, takes about 2-3 hours all in. How much you enjoy this depends heavily upon your guide. Our party consisted of 6 such river taxis all rating their experience from...More
We were only able to view these lesser gorges by getting off our Yangtze River boat and travel in a smaller one. There were only water taxis flying by so it was quieter and quite scenic. We saw a hanging coffin from a long time...More