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Dulong River Valley

Dulongjiang Country, Gongshan County 673500, China
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Best backpacking trip

I made this trip in 2010. It requires having someone who can speak Mandarin and a few local... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2016
Michael C
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New York, New York, United States
Remote, incredible river, historically mind blowing, road less traveled.

When I first went to the Du Long River valley it was just after they had opened a road for the... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2016
Gezaat L
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Dec 15, 2016
“Best backpacking trip”
Feb 26, 2016
“Remote, incredible river, historically mind blowing, road less traveled.”
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

I made this trip in 2010. It requires having someone who can speak Mandarin and a few local dialects. However, the landscape, people, and culture you will see make getting there worth it. Just don't drink the chicken broth alcohol stew.

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Reviewed 26 February 2016

When I first went to the Du Long River valley it was just after they had opened a road for the first time. Nine month of the year the valley is closed due to high altitude road conditions. I was told the original road took...More

Thank Gezaat L
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Reviewed 9 December 2014

In May 2014, I attempted to trek from the village of Bingzhonglou in the upper Nujiang Valley over the Northern Gaoligong mountains into the remote Dulong Valley. The route was tough. My Lisu guide and I followed hunting trails through the dense primordial forest before...More

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chris_mas79
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You do not require permits to travel towards the Burmese border. The last stop south is Ma Ku, a small village higher up than the river. It is the pathway for people from Burma hiking in to buy tobacco, tea and supplies... More
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