Bird's eye view of Ailao Mountains: The joyful symphony from the gorge

Surrounded with lush plants, a crystal clean stream winds its merry way through the forest, and the joyful symphony of water and wind linger in the Shimen Gorge.

The Shimen Gorge sits on Ailao Mountain in Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County, Yuxi City, southwest China's Yunnan Province. The rugged landscape has created many waterfalls of different sizes. Click the video to enjoy the scenery.

About 'Go! Yunnan' series:

Yunnan Province in southwest China features spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity, and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are found in Yunnan. The "Go! Yunnan" livestream series takes you on tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in the province for a glimpse of the area's food, scenery, and folk customs. 

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(Cover image taken by Qu Bo; video filmed by CGTN Nature film crew)

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