In past times, it is not easy for people to travel in a canyon since these canyons are dangerous and unaccessable. Nowdays, with the development of tourism and transportation, more and more canyons shows their primitive appearance to visitors. Here we list top 5 most most primitive canyons in china for your reference. These canyons are must –see attractions If you want to orange a explore tour.
It is hard for people to visit a canyon because most of canyons are formed by the crustal movement with terrible crags. However, as the development of the tour market, more and more canyons are not the forbidden area anymore and become our best tour destinations. Among all the canyons in china, there are still some canyon keep their original appearance.
Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon
Yarlung Zangbo River, the world highest river, turns south suddenly in Mainling County and cuts the Himalayas Mountain into two sections. Then the river runs through a narrow passage between the two 7,000-meter high peaks of Namjagbarwa and Jialabailei, forming the deepest, narrowest and longest canyon in the world- the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon which stretches 496 km long and averages over 5,000 m deep. The diversified climatic zones distributed vertically in the canyon determine its vertical distribution of diversified vegetation and numerous wild animals. Nearly 5,000 species of vegetation have already been found here.
The diversified climatic zones distributed vertically in the Yarlung Zangbo River Grand Canyon determined its vertical distribution of diversified vegetation and numerous wild animals. Nearly 5,000 species of vegetation have already been found here. Embracing all representative animals of the south and north as well the Grand Canyon has won the reputation as Natural arboretum, natural zoo, Plant Gene Bank and so on, a typical ‘Xishuangbanna in Tibet’.
At the deepest of the Yarlung Zangbo River Grand Canyon, Menba and Luoba people live their primitive life on the purified land on the earth.
Grand Canyon of Nujiang River
Grand Canyon of Nujiang River is located in Nujiangzhou, Yunnan Province. It is the most mysterious, beautiful and longest canyon in the world. The canyon runs 310 km with an average depth of 2000m. The deepest point is about 3500m.
Along the canyon, there are over 20 mountains which are high with an altitude above 4000m. Primitive forests extend endless on the mountains. The high mountains, deep valley and rapid water will fear you once you come here.
The high mountains, deep valley and rapid water will fear you once you come here. Influenced by the Indian Ocean southwest monsoon climate, the canyon owns four seasons at the same time. The diversified climatic zones distributed vertically. At the bottom of the mountain, there are usually hot like summer, on the slope there are full of flowers and yellow grass just like in spring and autumn, and on the mountaintops, glacier blanked the peak which cold as winter.
Tianshan Grand Canyon
Tianshan Grand Canyon or Keziliya Grand Canyon is located 64 km north of Kuqa County, Xinjiang Province.
The bronzing rock beside the valley shows its primitive appearance. The canyon goes 5.5 km from east to west. It is a rare destination for tourists as there is no irrigated farmland. The Ah-ai grotto fresco, which is just 2km from the mouth of the valley, shows that it had been deeply influenced by the Buddhism of the hinterland of China. It was a proof of east-west cultural exchanges in Kuqa.
Daduhejinkou Grand Canyon
Daduhejinkou Grand Canyon runs about 26 km across Yaan City, Hanyuan County, Liangshanzhou , Ganluo County, Leshan city and Jinkouhe District in Sichuan Province.
The average altitude of the valley is about 600m, and for the ridges beside the canyon is about 2600m. The highest point is Dawashan, which is 3236 m above the sea level. Along the canyon, average depth of the valley is about 2000m and the deepest point is about 2600m., but the width of the valley is just 70-200m.
Daduhejinkou Grand Canyon is the longest, most dangerous, deepest, grandest canyon in Sichuan Province. It is 542m deeper than the famous Grand Canyon of the Colorado. The narrowest point of it is just 10m which is even 10m narrower than Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Taihang Mountain Grand Canyon
Taihang Mountain Grand Canyon is located in the south of Taihang Mountains. It is about 250km away form Taiyuan City, and 40 km from Changzhi City in ShanxiProvince.
Mountains along the canyon are full of grandeur with various appearances. Prosperous vegetation, dangerous cliffs, grand temples are standing along the canyon. The whole scenic area coveing and area of 4389．4 hectares with a forest coverage rate of 74.9%. It can complete with many traditional famous mountains as well as be of high value of investigate. WuZhiFeng is standing on the entrance of the canyon, which looks like five fingers. Most of t the mountains are standing in the lifting of rift zone, and that is why danger becomes its feature.
When you visit the top 5 primitive canyons in China, you may felt amazing to nature’s uncanny workmanship. If you are interested to these primitive canyons in China, feel free to contact us.