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|Region: Tiger Leaping Gorge, East Peak Group|
|Itinerary: Luke’s Hostel—Ennu Village|
|Duration: 6½ hours one-way|
|Distance: 13 km one-way|
|Altitude in Meters: Start 2,360. Max 3,200. End 2,600|
|Elevation Gain: 1,000 meters|
Enjoy superb views of Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡) via the Luke-Haba Route (栌克-哈巴路线). The one-day hike begins at Luke’s Hostel (古道栌克青年旅舍) and ends in Ennu Village (恩努村) north of the gorge. Hiring a guide is recommended.
|Region: East Peak Group, Tiger Leaping Gorge|
|Itinerary: Haba Village—Benxi Village—Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge|
|Duration: 4½ hours one-way|
|Distance: 15 km one-way|
|Altitude in Meters: Start 2,650. Max 3,000. End 1,800|
|Elevation Gain: Gain 370 meters. Loss 1,200 meters|
Summary: This is the quickest way to walk from Haba Village (哈巴村) to Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡). The hike follows the Haba-Benxi Route (哈巴-本习路线). Upon reaching the Tiger Leaping Gorge highway, just below Benxi Village (本习村), the optional walk to Walnut Garden Village (核桃园) takes an additional 1½ hours with elevation gain of 200 meters. Hiring a guide is recommended.