Mengdong River scenic area, being 80 kilometers away from the southwest of Zhangjiajie and in the territory of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, located in Yongshun and Guzhang two counties. The total area is 255 square kilometers. Mengdong River scenic area is composed of Meng Dong River Rafting, Wangcun, Bu’ermen and Laosi City.
Meng Dong River Rafting is located in Furong Town of Yongshun County in Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan province. The starting point is only 40 km away from Furong Town which is the famous scenery spot in Xiangxi. The water flow of Meng Dong River is big and fast, and tall cliffs reach into the water, which forms a deep canyon landscape. NO.1 Drifting of Meng Dong River project is located in Mengdong River tributary, and the total length is 47 km. The most splendid place is located in Hani palace to NiuLu River, and it is about 17 km long.
NO.1 Drifting, its The starting point—Hani palace is about 40 km away from Wangcun, driving 1 hours. The finishing point—Niulu River is about a 45 minute ride into Wangcun. The length of drifting is 17 kilometers, spending 2.5 hours. The general drift starts from Hani Palace to The Monkey Jumps because of many dangerous shoals fast water flow.
The whole drift takes about 5 hours, but you can drift only a half, which means the distance of the Hani palace to Niluhe Bridge and it need three hours. If it is the whole drift, there will have a boat to Furong Town after arriving at The Monkey Jump, and the entire process takes about 2 hours.