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Longqing Gorge: Day Trip from Beijing

Longqing Gorge is a beautiful scenic area located 53 miles northeast of Beijing. With stunning mountains, beautiful blue waters, and an incredible dam, there’s a lot to do and see here!

I took a trip here with CET, a group that organizes trips around China. Longqing Gorge is just two hours outside of Beijing, which makes for a great day trip if you’re looking to get out of the city and enjoy nature.

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Things to Do at Longqing Gorge 

Longqing Dam

At the entrance to the Longqing Gorge is a giant dam with an amazing dragon escalator!

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Cable Car Up the Mountain

You can take a cable car up the gorge to a beautiful walking path. There are some temples and scenic sites at the top if you want to spend more time exploring!

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Hiking

There are several hiking routes around the Gorge, depending on what area you’re in! The hike we did was nearby the bungee jumping point. It was about a 30 minute hike up, and totally worth all the steps for the view!

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Boating

There are several attractions to see at the Gorge, so you’ll take a few boat rides to get around to them all. It was so nice to sit and enjoy the views from down on the water!

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Bungee Jumping

You can even go Bungee Jumping at Longqing Gorge! Check out my full post about bungee jumping here.

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Day Trip To Longqing Gorge from Beijing

Longqing Gorge is a great location to visit if you want to get out of the city and enjoy some mountainous scenery!

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