How to Protect the Gorge
Tiger Leaping Gorge
is one of the world’s top ten popular trekking areas, now is china AAAA
international park. the centre of China's
three great rivers nature heritage park, Tiger Leaping Gorge is the home to a
great number of rare animals and plants and has been designated a
provincial-level nature reserve. Because of the fragility and importance of this
Nature Reserve, all visitors are asked to follow this Code of Conduct so as to
ensure the Area's biodiversity and cultural heritage is need effectively
protected. We know that
popular guide book "lonely planet" in English version from 1988- 2008, not mentioned about how to
take care of the nature or Protact the Gorge, the "wikitravel.org/en/Tiger Leaping Gorge" public web
even don't care and mentioned about how to keep the area nature...? I
believe that western words" what you have is not important, important is what
you do". if you really try to protect gorge, you have to be at least spend
more tension, only think of cheap people can not be support Gorge and protect
gorge !! now Sean of course is the owner of Sean's Spring Guesthouse, it is 30
years running in the gorge, Sean use the own Guesthouse foundation to develop
the village ,pay all stuff to set up the Walnut grow project and try to
help the all gorge area's local economy , you can link
see what we plan for future! so
at least if you stay Sean's place shows your honest mind to support this area
poor local people and protact this long turn Torism for the next youth generation
Stayed here in Nov 2011 with a group of
12 cyclists riding through the region. Rooms are good, food is good, outside
sitting area is also good. Shaun has a wierd honesty system for drinks etc,
while they are expensive I'm sure he gets ripped off by people not being honest.
Overall it was a comfortable and pleasant place to spend a couple of days. A
great spot from which to visit the gorge.
travellers only hike the TLG
till halfway. If you continue
your hike, this guesthouse is a
good place to spend the night.
Views from the terrace are
great. They were building new
rooms at the time I visited (May
Sean can guide you on hikes (for
a fee) or explain you how to
explore the mountains on your
own. The guy is also involved in
all kind of community
initiatives and sports events.
Check out the ultra-marathon
through the TLG that starts from
Sean's guesthouse. It is a
yearly event in April.
You can hike down to the river
from the guesthouse, see picture
Please help to protect the fragile ecosystem and wildlife of the
area by following the guidelines set out below.
visiting the nature reserve should not be larger than 15 people per group and
should always be accompanied by a local guide. When you are in the nature
reserve, please follow the regulations and laws of the reserve:
Do not throw
trash on the ground
Do not take any
"souvenirs" or specimens from the wild
Put all trash
in the designated places
Do not cut or
dig up trees or bushes
Do not start
any fires within the Nature Reserve.
local enterprises rather than the businesses set up with outside money
(recognizable by the architecture which is unsuited to the local
Do not support
businesses which use graffiti advertising throughout the gorge
businesses run by the locals, who maintain the environment and the heritage
of the gorge. Cheap and dirty modern concrete businesses are detrimental to
this heritage and to the environment.
Take good care
of the businesses who help you get the right information.
Take good care
of the quality products and the people who provide them.
Give thought to
the people living in the gorge and give them your business, so that they may
expand the gorge facilities in a manner consistent with their heritage and
harmonious with the environment. If you are a visitor coming to do research,
training, or filming, please get permission from the Nature Reserve staff.
You can buy local products to help improve the lives of local people, but
please do not buy endangered wildlife products such as fur, feathers, and
When you are
watching the birds, please do not wear bright clothing, make loud noises or
frighten or feed the birds. Please do not come within 100 meters of the
Conservation: Remember to respect the property rights of the local
people. Try to be helpful to each other, do not just take from the local
local people and their customs and religion. Do not touch things before you
get permission, and do not be loud and disrespectful in the village.
before you take pictures in the villages, especially when you take pictures
and sacred places and do not touch or move religious objects.
children only encourages begging. A donation to our Conservation and
Community Development Fund is a more constructive way to help. Visitors who
value local traditions encourage the local pride and maintain local
cultures. So please show an interest in the culture of the local people and
an interest in understanding their traditions.
Any more information what you
need to know, just link left side of be lower
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