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Hire a car to Longqing Gorge


Visit Longqing Gorge

Geological and Natural Beauty

Longqingxia Gorge is located in the Yanqing District, approximately 85 kilometers northwest of Beijing. The gorge stretches along the Gucheng River, which has carved its way through the rugged mountains over millennia, creating steep cliffs and narrow valleys. The water in the gorge is crystal clear, reflecting the lush greenery and towering rock formations that surround it. The highest peak in the area reaches an impressive 1,030 meters, providing a majestic backdrop to the tranquil waters below.

The gorge is renowned for its dramatic karst landscapes, featuring limestone cliffs that have been shaped by natural erosion processes. These formations create a stunning visual spectacle, with cliffs rising vertically from the water’s edge and narrow passages that invite exploration. During the warmer months, the area is adorned with a variety of wildflowers and verdant foliage, enhancing its natural charm.

Attractions and Activities

One of the main attractions of Longqingxia Gorge is the Longqingxia Ice Lantern Festival, held annually from January to February. During this time, the gorge transforms into a magical winter wonderland, with intricate ice sculptures, illuminated lanterns, and ice castles adorning the landscape. Visitors can marvel at the artistry of the ice carvings and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

In the warmer months, Longqingxia Gorge offers a range of outdoor activities. Boat rides along the river provide a leisurely way to take in the scenic beauty, with boats gliding past towering cliffs, verdant forests, and cascading waterfalls. The boats navigate through narrow passages and open up to expansive views, offering a unique perspective of the gorge’s natural splendor.

For the more adventurous, the gorge features a thrilling cable car ride that ascends to the top of one of the cliffs, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area. From the top, visitors can hike along well-marked trails that wind through the mountains, providing breathtaking vistas at every turn. The trails vary in difficulty, making them suitable for hikers of all levels.

One of the highlights of Longqingxia Gorge is the Dragon Elevator, a glass-walled elevator that transports visitors from the base of the gorge to the top of a cliff. This engineering marvel provides a thrilling ascent with unparalleled views of the gorge and the surrounding landscape. The elevator ride is a popular attraction, offering a unique way to experience the height and scale of the gorge.

Price  (Pls note our price is per car, NOT per person):

1 Person 2 Persons 3-5 Persons 6-9 Persons >10 Person
150USD 155USD 215USD 255USD Contact us for accurate quote

Why choose us:

We provide 7*24 hours English speaking customer service and our driver will help you to buy entrance ticket

Absolutely NO shopping, NO detour, NO factory tour.

Driver dress in formal, Well behaved, with clean car and reliable service every time

Book a taxi within minutes and pay by cash or card (online)

We don’t spend a cent on any costly advertising to make our price 20% cheaper than competitors.

Vehicles are equipped with Car Air Purifier, We ensure the density of pm2.5 is under 100 in car

Before getting to Longqing gorge

You are advised to find the information below via this site: All information will be updated only 24 hours ahead of your arrival date.

  • Driver’s name
  • Driver’s photo
  • Driver’s contact Number
  • Vehicle’s plate Number
  • Vehicle’s branding

Time schedule:

 7:00 am:

  • Pick-up (estimated time; may vary depending on your request) If, on the day of the trip, you arrive at the hotel lobby at the scheduled hour and, for the first time, are unable to meet our driver, we kindly ask that you attempt the following method to contact us. We’ll do our hardest to address your issue right away.
  • Ask the employees at your hotel’s front desk to contact our customer hotline, 0086-13910694045, and request assistance. The staff members there are always willing to assist and speak English.

 9:00 am:

Arrive at the Longqingxia gorge-Mr orange driver will guide you to walk from parking lot to the main entrance of the Longqingxia gorge.


Best Time to Visit

Longqingxia Gorge is open year-round, with each season offering a unique experience.

  • Spring and Summer: These seasons are ideal for boating and hiking. The weather is warm, the vegetation is lush, and the flowers are in full bloom. Boat rides offer a relaxing way to enjoy the scenery, while hiking trails provide spectacular views.
  • Autumn: Autumn brings cooler temperatures and vibrant foliage. The colorful leaves create a picturesque landscape, making it a favorite time for photographers and nature enthusiasts.
  • Winter: Winter transforms the gorge into a magical wonderland during the Longqingxia Ice Lantern Festival, held from January to February. The festival features intricate ice sculptures, illuminated lanterns, and ice castles, offering a unique and enchanting experience.

Main Attractions

Boat Rides: A boat ride along the Gucheng River is a must-do activity. Boats navigate through narrow passages and open up to expansive views of the towering cliffs and verdant forests. It’s a peaceful and scenic way to explore the gorge.

Cable Car Ride: For an aerial view, take the cable car that ascends to the top of one of the cliffs. The ride offers panoramic views of the entire area, providing a thrilling perspective of the natural beauty.

Dragon Elevator: The Dragon Elevator is a glass-walled elevator that transports visitors from the base to the top of a cliff. The ascent offers stunning views and is a highlight for many visitors.

Hiking Trails: The gorge features several hiking trails of varying difficulty. These trails wind through the mountains, offering breathtaking vistas at every turn. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or a casual walker, there’s a trail suitable for you.

Ticket price:

  • Main Entrance Ticket: 40 RMB/person
  • Estimated costing for lunch: 100RMB/person

 12:30 am 

  • Return to the parking lot and make your way back to your Beijing downtown hotel.
  • The Longqing Gorge picturesque region has a lot of restaurants, some of which offer English menus. This is a great opportunity for you to try some of the local, traditional Chinese cuisine.

 15:30 pm:

  • Arrive at your hotel

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