Old Tiger Leaping Gorge
Tiger Leaping Gorge, 50 km away from Liuku altitude of 1150 m,
10 km long gorge, the narrowest point is 10 m, the gap of 20 meters.
Lisu language known as La Cross Luo and La Ma
Dengpei, meaning that the old Tiger Leaping Gorge valley.
Overlapping peaks and ridges on both sides of the canyon, cliffs,
such as cutting, river rocks everywhere, the tiger jumped two
meters square piece of stone boulders lying in the middle of the
river, the river drops down from the sides of boulders, fast-flowing,
spray flying, deafening roar resounded through the clouds night.
Here is regarded as the tiger clan Lisu birthplace, has all sorts
Once upon a time there lived a family Gaoligong
foothills, this family only father and daughter, father and daughter
fishing to hunting. Girl grew up in the canyon jungle, Yunnan
hiking tours grew to beasts as partners, clever kind, when
she grow up to the age of 18 is a very nice young lady. Snow on
Biluo saying there prince cursed and turned into a tiger by the
magic of a child, a little girl all day watching Jiangxi, while
he himself followed continue to grow, his mind constantly affection
for her grows, but his Nujiang barrier to Jiangxi and girl meet.
Koto tiger was very distressed, and finally decided to sacrifice
his own life but also even see her, the tiger will decide to tell
the girl, agreed to place in a relatively narrow river to meet
with her. So the tiger walked for three days and three nights,
and finally to the most dangerous, the most narrow and the river
there is a stone out of the water where they rushed to jump on
the river stones, and then skip a leap forward river. Tiger finally
meet up with the girl, the gods saw this scene on earth moving
scene, they put tiger magic to give lift to restore the prince's
prototype, and wish them many descendants and happiness. Their
descendants are today Nujiang Grand Canyon of the tiger clan and
various other minorities.