Longqing Gorge: Day Trip from Beijing

Rachel Meets China

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…

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