Shennong Stream

Originating from Shennongjia, the highest mountain in the Central China, Shennong Stream with the length of 60 km is a part of the spectacle of Three Gorges. With water running all year round, Shennong Stream likes an everlasting galaxy shinning among the splendid mountains. Besides, along this mysterious stream, marvelous scenes will make you amazed, such as the waterfalls group, the coffins hanging on the cliff, the spooky plank road along the cliff, the amazing karst cave and the pure customs of Tu Minority.
Shennong Stream Shennong Stream
Among the picturesque landscapes, there are many special traditional cultures and customs enjoying high reputation from tourists home and overseas. The boat tracker (qianfu) is a group of local people who undertake a special career that exists in the Shennong area only. The boat trackers have made their lives by tracking the boats ahead with the ropes along the Shennong Stream for centuries, which became a kind of culture. On the rocks along the riverbank, there are traces of their footprints and the ropes and over the skies their yelling flying like a powerful song.

In addition, the Shennong Stream Specail Rafting Tour covers 20 kilometers from Mianzhu (Bamboo) Gorge to Yingwu (Parrot) Gorge and Longchuan Gorge. During the rafting tour, you might see large and small karst caves, home of many swallows, a world of high cliffs, deep gorges, flying waterfalls, three-colored springs, the ancient trestle path the suspended coffin in the cliff, the groups of ancient tombs and marvelous karst formations. Startled swallows swoop overhead, fish swim about in the depths of the water and monkeys play on the shore.

Opening Hours: 7:00--15:00

Ticket Price: 150 CNY

Location: Badong County, Hubei Province

Transportation: Boats and bus from Chongqing, Yichang and Wuhan can bring you to the Badong County directly.


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