Speaking of glass skywalk, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it like this?
Or does it make you feel in that way?
For acrophobes, the glass skywalk is a nightmare! Just standing up will induce shiver, let alone walking on it. But the glass skywalk is also magical, whether bold or fear of heights, people want to try. Actually, there are many terrifying glass skywalks, do you dare to challenge?
The glass skywalk located in Kunming Yeya Lake is the first one that built above water in Yunnan Province with 145 meters long, 2 meters wide and 15 meters high from the lake surface. The see-through glass skywalk over the water is like a winding dragon hovering over the lake, offering the pretty scenery.
The elegant Yeya Lake scenic area also has unique natural scenery which consists of a group of leisurely wild ducks, a quiet land and a green lake. Here, you can enjoy the scenery and picking game. You can also participant in fun contests, small-scale hunting, horse racing and ziptreck.
Located at the Kunming Xiyoudong Park, the glass skywalk is 250 meters long, whose bridge floor adopted 5D technology, and every step is accompanied by images of broken glass and sound effects, doubling the excitement.
Here, each step is like walking on clouds of the sky, with God’s perspective overlooking the Xiyoudong Park scenery. It is very terrifying to think about standing on the glass bridge, which is like being suspended above the abyss.
Xiyoudong Park scenic spot is a karst geological cave close to the city of Kunming, which consists of Xiyoudong (karst cave), Shuilian Cave and Guanyin Cave. In addition to these natural landscapes, the scenic spot also has a variety of attractions, such as alpine jungle glass slide rafting, glass skywalk, water park and so on.
Although not located at high altitude, the glass tunnel of Yunnan Wild Animal Park is designed among the wild lives. Isn’t it exciting enough to find the tiger is standing behind you? The whole glass tunnel is made of blast proof glass specially designed for tigers, which can withstand the impact force of 4000 kg. It is very safe in the tunnel, and there is no need to worry about the safety of the glass.
(Photo source: Yunnan Safari Park)
In this glass tunnel, you can observe the tiger in a close range. Just look at the commanding tiger, perhaps it is watching you too!
(Photo source: Yunnan Safari Park)
The wingsuit flying glass platform in Dashanbao scenic area of Zhaotong is designed at a location over 3,200 meters high. Due to the wingsuit flying platform, part of the glass platform is not installed with guardrails, tourists need to pay attention! If you want to have a beautiful view of the sea of clouds of Dashanbao, you can stand on the glass skywalk in the viewing area. The skywalk has three layers of tempered glass, and the maximum load capacity of each side is 600-700kg, providing high safety guarantee.
Dashanbao is located in the west of Zhaotong city, which is the subalpine wetland ecosystem with the highest overwintering elevation of black-necked crane in China at present. There are many swamps and wetlands in the territory, which are known as “the kidney of the earth”. It has become an ideal wintering habitat for endangered black-necked cranes of the world.
The glass skywalk of Shimenguan of Cangshan Mountain in Yangbi county, Dali City is the first high-altitude glass walkway in Yunnan province, with a total length of 1,550 meters and the highest vertical height from the ground being 170 meters. On one side of the skywalk, there is a glass viewing platform extending 7 meters out from the skywalk, which allows visitors to overlook the steep falls and deep pools.
Located on the western slope of the Cangshan Mountain in Dali, Shimenguan has two cliffs of hundreds of meters high, shaped like two huge stone gates, with a clear waterfall rushing out, surrounded by jagged rocks, deep ravines and swift streams in the valley. Shimenguan is a strategic pass as if placed by an act of God.
The glass skywalk of Lijiang Sangushui Scenic Area is only 116 meters long and 50 meters high, but it is totally suspended. This glass skywalk is an original iron rope bridge in the scenic area. In order to facilitate sightseeing and provide the exciting tourism experience, the scenic area has laid a glass skywalk on the chain bridge, offering a view of majestic canyon from the glass skywalk.
The glass skywal[FS:Page]k of Guanyin Gorge in Lijiang suspended over Huanglong Lake is 2,300 meters long and 1.5 meters wide, whose highest vertical height from the ground being 230 meters, and is attached to steep vertical walls.
Guanyin Gorge is called the key of Lijiang, which owns mountains, rivers, canyons, waterfalls and forests! It was the entrance to the prosperous Ancient Tea-Horse Road which remain nothing but ease now.
The glass skywalk of Yingjiang is a concrete frame structure with a length of 65 meters and a width of 3.6 meters and a height of 86 meters above the ground, the fully suspended fan-shaped viewing platform of which is 10 meters wide and 20 meters long, making it the only fully suspended glass skywalk with the largest area in Yunnan province.
The glass skywalk in Yingjiang carries a total weight of about 50 tons and can accommodate about 600 people at the same time. But for safety reasons, the number of tourists on the platform is limited to 200.
The Huiyinbi scenic spot in the Shangri-La Balagezong scenic area in Diqing officially opened the skywalk. The skywalk is 1,106 meters long and has a vertical drop of 700 meters which reserves four viewing platforms. Walking along the winding walkway, you can see the overall perspective of Shangri-La grand canyon, and Balagezong while walking along the winding skywalk.
In Tibetan, the huiyinbi is called “Shi Sha An Dong”, unlike other mountain forests, the hills have sparse vegetation and stand bolt upright. Shouting at this unique cliff wall, the sound waves will be reflected back, and be repeated in layers echoing in ears. There are many people who are good at singing and dancing in Bala Village like to sing here, the melodious ancient songs gain long lasting appeal due to the natural harmony, overlapping tone furnished by the echo wall.
Located in Qinglong Gorge scenic spot of Anning, Kunming the skywalk here is another 5D glass bridge in Yunnan province with a total height of 108 meters and length of 188 meters. Four pieces of glass on the bridge can show more than 20 kinds of glass cracks special effects when you stand on it, which will bring your heart into your mouth. In fact, it is just a scare.
（Aritlce/Photo rescourse: NewsYunnan、Yunnan Gongqingtuan）