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SagaloutsTour wrote a review Jun 2019
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom1,090 contributions391 helpful votes
Sanpan is the best way to appreciate these small tributaries off the Yangtze. Quiet, peaceful, wonderful scenery. You can see where the villlagers who remained moved up the mountains to restart their lives. About an hours round trip, it's well worth it.
Date of experience: June 2019
1 Helpful vote
Captainbligh53 wrote a review Apr 2019
Epsom153 contributions42 helpful votes
No wildlife to see on the river. Interesting commentary from the guide. Terrible toilets at the destination. Fun music and dancing show by local people at the destination pontoon.
Date of experience: March 2019
Marka66 wrote a review Nov 2018
Argyle, Texas78 contributions45 helpful votes
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 in the Canyon, along with wild ducks. Ancient, 2000 year old hanging coffins are visible along with spectacular limestone, jade and granit cliffs.…
Date of experience: November 2018
2 Helpful votes
TAMAN1951 wrote a review Oct 2018
Liberty Lake, Washington5,433 contributions595 helpful votes
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 otherwise I think it may be hard to do.…
Date of experience: October 2018
1 Helpful vote
Ginnyc661 wrote a review Jul 2017
South Carolina160 contributions23 helpful votes
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