Wulingyuan Overview

Chinese Name: 武陵源 English IPA: Wulingyuan Location: West Of Hunan Province Population (city): 40,000 Language: Zhangjiajie Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Situated in the Wuling Mountains in the northwest of Hunan, Wulingyuan covers an area 396 km”. It is a dream-like wonderland of steep mountains, peculiar peaks, clear waters,woods,precipitous valleys and miraculous caerns . As early as Oct 1988, it was evaluated a state-level scenic area and the, in Dec 1991, as one of the 40 best tourist attractions in China. 
Most honorably, it was inscribed in December, 1992, in the World Heritage List by World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. To commemorate this great event, a set of special sta featuring the landscape of Wulingyuan was issued in China on Sep. 25, 1994, and then in Dec.14,1994 ,Wulingyuan is one of the most beautiful, most fantastic and most spectacular scenic areas of China.When you are ready for a tour to enjoy the grandeur of nature, Wlingyuan will fully deserage your first destination. Her landscape, customs and facilities will surely make your tour reward ag and satisfactory

Highlights of Wulingyuan

  • The world’s heritage -Zhangjiajie national forest park
  • China’s biggest underground cave-Yellow dragon cave
  • World’s Longest glass bottom bridge

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    Wulingyuan Attractions

    According to geologists, this land was covered by a vast sea 360 million years ago; then it gradually emerged as a result of later crustal movements, which protruded the yunan guizhou plateau and made the dongting lake area subside. Millennia of cut and erosion by water ultimately led to the formation of its peculiar landforms, which are marked by pinnacles of immense relative heights and crisscrossing gullies and streams.  Now, it has evolved into a huge stereoscopic landscape painting, embodying the [...]

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    Wulingyuan Tours

    As Wulingyuan are rich tourism resource, there many kinds of tour route can be started from Wulingyuan area  .  [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Wulingyuan , A part of Zhangjiajie city , holds a subtropical humid monsoon climate zone with four distinct season.  The temperature is a little lower than that in zhangjiajie Down town.  It is cool in the summer time that you do not need to use air conditioner during the night time. But the Temperature is much lower in the Winter time.  There are snows on the top of mountain  on Jan and Feb each year.  Spring:  8°C-23 °C  (46.5℉-73.5℉) Summer :(June-Aug)Temperatures Mainly exceed 36 °C (97 °F) , Autumn: [...]

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    As Wulingyuan is a small town of Zhangjiajie city , there only one bus station in this area . There are buses available to some major cities in Hunan province . For travelers who will go to Wulingyuan , the best way is arrive in Zhangjiajie city first , then take a city bus which runs every 10 minutes  from Zhangjiajie Down town to Wulingyuan area .  The earliest bus is 6:00am and latest one is 7:00pm. [...]

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    Wulingyuan Accommodation

    Wulingyuan,  one district of Zhangjiajie city , Locates next to the Zhangjiajie national forest park, Baofeng lake, Yellow dragon cave and Zhangjiajie Grand canyon scenic area , it is the most convenient spot to stay for efficient traveling. There are a lot of Hotels , Inns and Guest houses with different standards in this area , for those who would like to experience the modern and luxury hotel , Here below are the hotels recommended: Pullman zhangjiajie , Crown Plaza [...]

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