The Yangtze River originates from the glacier in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, shed untiring from west to east, have nourished millennium culture of China. Yangtze River Gorges, the different peaks of two sides are protruding, the river flows rapidly. The Qutang Gorge is high, the peaks of two sides are green and towering, the middle of the river wave flows urgently. Wu Gorge is pretty, 12 peaks goddess pretty shadow guide people to be charmed. The Xiling Gorge is dangerous, the river pours down. There are huge peak, dangerous beach, strange cave and deep gully. The water, spring, forest and cave set each other into a picture, and become one poem. The beautiful elegance that the waterway between mountains can be saw in the Yangtze River, has left expression in traveler’s eyes!
The Qutang Gorge of the Yangtze River
The Qutang Gorge is from Chongqing in the west, is about 8000 meters long, is the shortest gorge in Yangtze River Gorges, known as “grand”. The Qutang Gorge river is narrow, the river is only over one hundred meters wide, the narrowest place is only dozens of meters, the cliffs of two sides are very near, increase the grand air somewhat. The scenery is plenty for traveler’s eyes in the the Qutang Gorge, such as powder wall, good ladder, phoenix spring, rhinoceros month peak, ancient road and bellows gorge, etc. The past dynasties stone inscription emerges in an endless river, just like flowing artistic exhibition.
The Wu Gorge of the Yangtze River
The Wu Gorge is from Wushan county of Chongqing in the west. The Wu Gorge is long and full of twists. The scenery is quiet and beautiful very much, as beautiful mountains and river gallery. The Wu Gorge is famous for deep, serene and beautiful. The whole Wu Gorge is full of grotesque peaks and rocks. The cliff is continuous, full of poetic and pictorial splendor. The imposing peaks compete in beauty here, the cloud and mist curls up, the posture is multifarious, make people’s spirit speed. The graceful stone pillar is similar to the slim young girl in Goddess Peak; the Scissor Peak is like the scissor inserting the sky.
The Xiling Gorge of the Yangtze River
The Xiling Gorge lies in Yichang of Hubei Province. It is the longest gorge in the Yangtze River Gorges. The peaks of two sides are steepness and uprightness. From west to east is more and more low, extremely rich aesthetic feeling; the river flows urgently in the gorge, pour down turbulently, rather grand. There are numerous small stream, clear spring, strange stone and deep cave here, nearly all link with celebrity, has left the eternal famous historical sites from mouth to mouth. Travelers are intoxicated in the beautiful scenery.