Whenever the wondrous and magnificent Grand Canyon is mentioned, the
Many people always think of the Grand Canyon of the United States.
Colorado Grand Canyon, Wave Valley, Antelope Valley...
After billions of years of refinement by nature, the
They are always fascinating to everyone.
Yet, few people think of the Grand Canyon of China.
In fact, both the magnificence and the shock level
or the rich geomorphological landscape that
Our Grand Canyon in China is no less important.
It is not even an exaggeration to say that
The world's number one, rightfully so!
National Geographic China
It has been selected as one of the "Ten Most Beautiful Canyons in China".
The many amazing Grand Canyons of China.
It's already eye-catching and amazing!
Don't ever think that these are the only Grand Canyons in China.
They are just the tip of the iceberg in our nation's Grand Canyon!
Many of the amazing Grand Canyon of
Maybe you haven't even heard of it.
It has not even been made public.
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These jaw-dropping Chinese
Grand Canyon Miracle!
01 Xinjiang-Anjihai Grand Canyon
As if the veins of the earth
Probably everyone who sees the Grand Canyon of Andes for the first time will have nothing but shock in their heart.
With its treacherous mountains, splashes of color, winding mountain roads, and rivers as dense as blood vessels, it is majestic and thrillingly beautiful.
There are red sandstone strata here, which are wind-phase deposits. The gray-black pebble land formation is riverine deposition.
The Andjikai River, which rushes out from the Tianshan Mountains, happens to pass through the junction of two different colored strata, forming a 200-meter-deep Grand Canyon. Standing in front of the towering cliff, the probe looks down with trepidation.
Coordinates: Anjihai Town, Shawan County, Tacheng District, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
02 Sichuan - Dadu River Canyon
The sound of the waves is like thunder
Dadu River Canyon is like a "geological heavenly book" with thousands of walls on both sides. It was selected as one of the "Top Ten Canyons in China" alongside the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, the Grand Canyon of the Taihang Mountains and the Grand Canyon of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, yet few people pay attention to it!
It is bottomless, with a depth of 2,600 meters, double that of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, and 860 meters deeper than the world's first canyon, the Grand Canyon of Colorado in the U.S. It is majestic!
It is as narrow as a knife slit, the narrowest part of only 10 meters, narrower than the Tiger Leaping Gorge, really have that kind of pole a jump and the feeling!
It is absolutely beautiful! The high mountain deep canyon is privy to many beauties!
It's off the beaten path! The road there, the apes want to cross the worry climbing, once the people outside can not enter, and the people inside is difficult to come out.
Location: Jinkouhe District, Leshan City, Sichuan, Hanyuan County, Ya'an City and Ganluo County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture border area
03 Xinjiang - Dushanzi Grand Canyon
Nature's sculptural art
About 10 kilometers south along the Dokku Highway, turn right and cross the wide Gobi Beach for about 15 kilometers to reach the Dushanzi Grand Canyon, a well-developed scenic area.
Similar to the geomorphology of the Andjikai Grand Canyon, there is a wide alluvial fan at the foot of the Tianshan Mountains, on which the Kuitun River washes out a canyon about 1000 meters wide and 200 meters deep. The cliffs on both sides of the valley are upright and the gray-black pebble soil is lifeless, as if it were moon soil.
Rainwater or snow melt forms fine streams that scour downward along the vertical fissures of the river banks, forming numerous fine scouring ditches. The residual columnar earth, densely packed, stands in the gullies, shaped like ghosts standing solemnly. The gorge leads deep into the Tianshan Mountains, with no end in sight, as if it were the road to hell.
Coordinates: Dushanzi District, Karamay, Xinjiang
04 Shaanxi - Jingbian Wave Valley
Calling America's Wave Valley
In many people's impression, the loess slope is synonymous with northern Shaanxi, and nothing else seems to be. In fact, there is such a magnificent sight in the land of northern Shaanxi, and that is the Wave Valley in Jingbian!
Jingbian's wave valley [red sandstone], is experienced millions of years of rain washing, high wind blowing. Only then can such a peculiar landscape appear.
Looking everywhere is the desolation of the northwest, as chaotic, barbaric prehistoric world in front of your eyes in general.
Even those hard stones were carved by the rain into a thousand unique lines. Like a beautiful painting.
It is also for this reason that I have a special feeling of fascination for the Valley of Waves. I want to touch this piece of land and this kind of wonder one day.
Coordinates: near Yanjia Zhazi, Longzhou Township, Jingbian County, Yulin City, Shaanxi Province
05 Shaanxi - Yuji Grand Canyon
The ultimate world of light and shadow
Walking in the canyon, you will see the sunlight reflecting through the narrow fissures on the rock walls in a fascinating "angelic light", from bright orange to brilliant red, both fantastically colorful and flamboyant and elegant ......
You don't have to travel 10,000 miles to the United States, you don't have to consider a visa ticket, and you can enjoy the beauty of the American Antelope Valley in Shaanxi.
The red sandstone here is eroded by the wind and rain to show a thousand strange postures and colors, and different angles and times of the day will show different views.
The wall of the gorge is concave and convex, the lines of the delicate body are beautiful and smooth, everything is so stunning, harmonious and natural.
Coordinates: Yuji Village, Ganquan County, Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province
06 Gansu - Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon
A masterpiece of ingenuity
The deep canyons and peculiar peaks and forests here are engraved into an unparalleled and inspiring landscape painting by nature with its ghostly creativity. A deep bottomless canyon, Zhuo shows the incomparable strength and magnificence.
Stepping into the labyrinth-like canyon, you will be dazzled by the crisscrossing gullies and forested peaks, just like the masterpieces of the world's architects.
The forest of buildings, majestic palaces, faithful generals, turtles out of the sea, sailing ships ...... human birds and animals tower, but the subtle, large area, ornamental, the world rare.
It has been hailed by many geological experts and Chinese and foreign tourists as "comparable to Zhangjiajie, comparable to the Grand Canyon of the United States, a new discovery on the Silk Road, and a new tourist landmark in western China".
Coordinates：Pingshanghu Township, Ganzhou District, Zhangye City, Gansu Province
07 Jilin - Jinjiang Grand Canyon
The pristine beauty of the ocean
The Jinjiang Grand Canyon, which has another name that you may be more familiar with, is the Changbai Mountain Grand Canyon.
The Grand Canyon of the Jinjiang River is more than 20 kilometers from Tianchi, and the canyon is 70 kilometers long, about 300 meters wide at its widest point and 160 meters deep vertically. It is one of the major landscapes on the western slope of Changbai Mountain and is known as "the natural lava bonsai garden of volcano".
The canyon is very deep, from the mountain far down, only to feel the bottom of the valley streams thin often, in the woods and rocks between the time to appear. And when you approach the canyon, you will see dense forests growing on both sides of the steep canyon, and the deep old forest is hung with moss.
Location: Western slope of Changbai Mountain, Fusong County, Baishan City, Jilin Province
08 Sichuan- Yalong River Grand Canyon
The "navel of the earth" passage
The water of the Grand Canyon, from solid 10,000 years of ice and snow to boiling hot springs, from a trickle of water, a curtain of waterfalls to a torrent of river water, is really in a thousand forms. The mountains of the Grand Canyon, from the vibrant mountains to the snow-capped peaks that go straight to the clouds, feel like the work of God.
The Yalong River originates in Qinghai, flows into Sichuan from Shiqu and joins the Jinsha River in Panzhihua; it travels from the north to the south on a plateau off the beaten track in western Sichuan.
The river that goes on for years cuts a deep canyon in the plateau, leaving the footsteps of time behind. Located in Xinlong County, Ganzi Prefecture, the Yalong River Grand Canyon, which is considered in legend to be the "navel of the earth", is the most well-known canyon along this rushing river.
The ancient snowy region has given birth to the Yalong River Grand Canyon, which is majestic, strange and dangerous. It is located in Xinlong County, central Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province, the canyon is 175 kilometers long, known for its strange, secluded, dangerous and steep.
The canyon, with its rocky hills, is like entering an ancient tunnel, which is said to be the passage of the "navel of the earth".
09 Beijing - Yongding River Canyon
Ten thousand mountains and a thousand rivers
The Yongding River Grand Canyon, the first of the three major canyons in Beijing, is known as the "Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon" in Beijing, with its majestic walls on both sides. The walled highway running parallel to the river, with many tunnels through the mountains, is a work of artificial miracle, known as "Beijing's 318 route".
Yongding River was called Sanggan River in the Sui Dynasty and Lugou in the Jin Dynasty, and was often flooded throughout history. The Kangxi Emperor gave it the name Yongding River to change its disaster-prone condition, and it was also called the mother river of the capital.
And just a section of the Guan Hall Reservoir, there is also the only wall-hanging road in North China, which goes through the cliff and is very interesting.
Coordinates: north from the Guan Hall reservoir dam, south to the Mentougou district along the river city
10 Hubei - Enshi Grand Canyon
A realistic version of Pandora's planet
Enshi Grand Canyon, located in the selenium capital of the world - Enshi, Hubei, is on the scenic route of 30°N, hidden deep in the mountains, with a total length of 108 kilometers and an area of 300 square kilometers, and is known as the Eastern Coronado.
Enshu Grand Canyon, the most beautiful scar on earth, is a fascinating place to visit even on a horseback tour.
From the air, a huge U-shaped crack spans the Grand Canyon of Enshi, which is the famous Yunlong Earth Seam, a mysterious and beautiful scenery.
The pleasant fresh air is a treasure given by nature, and every minute here is priceless. After the rain, the Grand Canyon is smoky, and being in it is like walking in the clouds, with the mountain breeze, implementing changing angles and feeling the magic of nature.
Coordinates: Gangyantang, Mufu Office, Enshi City (within Tumbao Township and Banqiao Township)
11 Xinjiang - Cox's Grand Canyon
Colorado in the East
You know that Ili has Huocheng lavender and Turgen apricot blossom ditch, but you don't necessarily know that there is also a winding, oil painting-like Cox's Canyon!
Cox's Grand Canyon is a treacherous terrain with precipitous cliffs. Standing on the mountain with a bird's eye view of the canyon and a panoramic view of the entire canyon, you can see the beauty of the entire canyon. The alligator bay here is colorful, and the sunset is even more charming; and the "beauty waist" of the grassland is so beautiful that it does not resemble the earth.
Driving on the edge of the canyon, back edge of the snowy mountains, side edge of the deep valley, in a holy land, this is the Colorado of the East.
Location: In the southern part of the Tianshan Mountains in Turks County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
12 Inner Mongolia - Orenblaag
The red "sculpture" in the desert Gobi
Orenblaag, in Mongolian, means "the place with many springs". Also called the Western Dream Canyon, it is located in the northeast of Alashan Left Banner in Inner Mongolia, bordering the Loop Plain in the east, the Ulanbu and Desert in the south, the Alashan Grassland in the west, and the remainder of the Yin Mountains in the north.
The canyon is 5 kilometers long and composed of deep red sand and stone, set against the blue sky and white clouds, it is magnificent and majestic in its vicissitudes. In the middle of it, the peaks and valleys, step by step, it is like stepping into a dream world, which is very original and desertification.
The canyon is 5 kilometers long and is magnificent, imposing and majestic under the blue sky and white clouds. It is like stepping into a dream world with its peaks and valleys, one step and one view, ten steps and a different sky.
Coordinates: Orenblaag town, Alashan Left Banner, Inner Mongolia
13 Chongqing- Youyang Abong River Canyon
Yellow water storm clouds rise in the sky, the Wujiang River Gallery is flourishing
The canyon resources are unique, the rocks are as majestic as gates, the walls are as picturesque, the hills are as beautiful, the rivers are as blue, the folklore is rich and the culture is splendid. It has the reputation of "canyon softness, poetry and painting fairyland", which is a combination of primitive gorge, hot spring, cave, geyser, natural bridge, big funnel, underground dark river and hanging coffin.
The Shiquan Ancient Miao Village on the river was built in 1510 AD and is known as "the most original ancient Miao Village, a unique living fossil of ancient Miao houses".
Here, shake a fishing boat, sing a mountain ballad, drink a rain, look at a river of spring water, and green mountains as a companion, laugh at the madness of the world, a hundred flavors of ghosts.
Or watch the spring flowers and autumn moon and count the years here. Or here to leisurely clouds and wild cranes, sentiment of the landscape.
If you have time, bring your friends and family to see this fairyland-like scenery!
Location: Between Shuangquan Dashi and Cangling Daxuekou, Youyang County, Chongqing
14 Guizhou - Damling River Canyon
Red "dragon", soaring clouds
The Ba Ling River Canyon in Guizhou is located between two long mountain ranges, Guan Suo Ling and Xanjia Mountain, where the mountains are high and the valley is deep, and at the bottom of the valley is the winding ribbon of the Ba Ling River, which connects to the Dishui Tan Waterfall and goes down to Lang Gong to join the Dabang River.
Dripping Beach Waterfall Group, a magnificent water scene rarely seen in the Karst region: In the Damling River Gorge, being a long way from the waterfall, you can hear the roar of the waterfall smashing down.
And the most amazing thing in the canyon is the Damling River Bridge across the canyon!
Coordinates: Guanling Buyi Miao Autonomous County, Anshun City, Guizhou Province
15 Guizhou - Maling River Canyon
Known as "the most beautiful scar on earth"
Malinghe Grand Canyon, called "the most beautiful crack in the world", is located in Xinyi City, Guizhou Province, and the core scenic spot is "Tianxing Gallery", which is a national key scenic spot and a national AAAA scenic spot. It combines majestic, strange, dangerous and beautiful, with a total area of 3.44 million square meters, and is a large rift water crack cut deep in the mountain building movement.
The valley is dotted with waterfalls, upside down bamboos, caves and ancient trees on both sides of the river.
People often say that the hundreds of waterfalls, three million square meters of calcium waterfalls and various rare plants in the valley are the biggest attractions. But in fact, many undeveloped places are often better seen for its essence.
In fact, what kind of scenery people encounter is determined by what kind of heart they have. A person without a heart will say that there is no scenery in this world, while a person with a heart will be able to see wonderful scenery over the mountains.
Location: 6 km northeast of Xinyi City, Qianxinan, Guizhou Province, it crosses more than 80 km of Xinyi City
16 Xinjiang - Wensu Grand Canyon
The city of ten thousand hills where "bunkers" stand
Wensu Grand Canyon is located in the former mountainous area of Bozidun Kirgiz Township at the southern foot of the middle section of the Tianshan Mountains in Wensu County, which used to be the place where the ancient post road to the North and South Tianshan Mountains, Muzhat, was built.
It is the most beautiful geological scenery of Danxia in China and the largest karst landform area in China, and it is the king of canyons in China with its unique and special geology.
Into the Grand Canyon, the two sides of the canyon due to wind and sun erosion, rain erosion, the formation of many magical and solemn breathtaking evocative wonders, as if a fine and majestic natural gallery.
People enter the canyon and are immediately surrounded by huge stone walls, so that they can barely even see the sky. The mountain wall in the valley is dominated by Chu red, with light green, beige and gray interspersed among them, showing a colorful effect.
Coordinates: Bozidun Kirgiz National Township, Wensu County, Aksu Region, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
No matter how many roads you have traveled, how many famous mountains and rivers you have seen
You'll all feel as if the Grand Canyon can only exist in.
Another world, another planet.
Here is everything you can imagine.
There is also more than you can imagine everything that
Here, the fantasy of nature and the human story are intertwined.
Bringing a completely different walking experience to many nature lovers.
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