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Dujiangyan Scenic Area, Sichuan

When visiting Chengdu, Sichuan, a day trip out of the city to Dujiangyan is a must for every traveler. You need to calculate at least a whole day for this trip. Leave early in the morning with a bullet train from Chengdu and don’t expect to return before late afternoon or at night.
The main site -the Dujiangyan dam- is a relatively quick tour, but the surrounding scenic area attached to the site is huge and breathtakingly beautiful.
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Tiger Leaping Gorge

“Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest and most spectacular river canyons in the world, with a maximum depth of approximately 3,790 meters (12,434 feet) from river to mountain peak. The inhabitants of the gorge are primarily the indigenous Naxi people, who live in a handful of small hamlets.
It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Lijiang City, in the province of Yunnan, in southwestern China.
The river flowing in this scenic canyon is the Jinsha River, …