Zhangjiajie city is located in the northwest of Hunan Province. It is known for the world-famous UNESCO heritage site “Wulingyuan Scenic Area”. The Scenic Area is comprised several national parks and the most famous of which is Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. The 243 square mile park is full of stunning karst pillars of sandstone and covered with sub-tropical rainforest. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was recognized as China’s first national forest park.
Fenghuang is located about 3 hours away by car, southwest from Zhangjiajie. Also known as Phoenix Town, it is a very well-preserved ancient town with unique ethnic languages, customs, arts as well as many distinctive architectural remains from over 300 years ago.
Zhangjiajie belongs to subtropical humid monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. It’s neither cold in winter nor hot in summer. However, the best time to visit Zhangjiajie is between April and October with average temperature at around 65-70°F.
4 days tour visiting the UNESCO Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
Tour Code: ST-CZJJ4
Departure: Private tour with flexible departure.
Day 01 Arrive Zhangjiajie
Arrive Zhangjiajie – China First National Forest Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, guide meet at airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (B, L)
Morning tour starts by taking Bailong Elevator, the tallest elevator reaching a height of 1070 feet to visit Yuanjiajie Nature Reserve – world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie “Avatar ”. In the afternoon, ascend Tianzi Mountain by cable car. Mt. Tianzi is noted for its peak forest and misty clouds seas.
Day 03 Golden Whip Stream and Great Canyon Glass Bridge (B, L)
Stroll along the Golden Whip Stream which covers a distance of 4.5 miles, winding across mountains and valleys to feel the fresh air, enjoy abundant trees and flowers. After that, tour Great Canyon and the Glass-bottomed Bridge, which is 1410 feet long, 20 feet wide and 990 feet above the valley floor spanning across the canyon, it is the world’s longest and highest glass bridge without using of any reinforced concrete.
Day 04 Baofeng Lake – Tianmen Mountain – Departure (B, L)
Discover the natural wonders of Baofeng Lake featuring beautiful natural scenery, it is located in the mountains with abundant water, fresh air, green trees and stone peaks of various shapes surround the lake giving it a fairytale-like atmosphere. After that, transfer to Zhangjiajie City and take the world’s longest cable car (30 minutes ride covering 4.4 miles distance) to Tianmen Mountain, which has been called “one of the most beautiful mountains in the world” . After tour, transfer to airport for your next destination.
Hotel in Zhangjiajie: Santo Domingo Int’l Hotel ( 4-star )
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- Private vehicle and guide
- Admissions to sites listed
- Lunch (L) as indicated
- Hotels with daily breakfast (B)