zhangjiajie Travel Tips
How to Get to Zhangjiajie
1,Go to Zhangjiajie By Flight
Zhangjiajie is connected by flight with some major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. You can also get to Zhangjiajie flight (1 hour) from Changsha City, the capital city of Hunan Province, which can be conveniently used as a transfer place.
2,Go to Zhangjiajie By Train
You can get to Zhangjiajie by train (3 hours) or flight (1 hour) from Changsha City, the capital city of Hunan Province, which can be conveniently used as a transfer place. Direct trains to Zhangjiajie are also available from Yichang (5 hours), Guangzhou (13 hours), Shenzhen (18 hours), and Liuzhou (12 hours).
When to Visit Zhangjiajie
It’s always a great time to travel Zhangjiajie in a year because it is a yearround destination to visit. Traveling Zhangjiajie in different seasons, you will have uniquely different yet beautiful experiences.
In General, April to October is the best time. April to June is the rainy season with extensive fog, adding an enchanting atmosphere to the scenery. From September to October the autumn foliage becomes colorful.
Other Tips for Traveling to Zhangjiajie
- Cuisine in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province is known to be very spicy! Local dishes are typically laced with hot peppers and chillies. Even instant noodles are mainly chilli flavour. Therefore, if you are not a fan of spicy food,please tell your guide that you would prefer non-spicy dishes.
- Local people in Zhangjiajie are mainly from Tujia or Miao ethnic minority groups. When you are travelling in Hunan, please respect their culture and customs and listen to your guide.
- Please wear non-slip shoes when visiting Zhangjiajie, as it may involve some hilly or steep paths. Please prepare some blister plasters if you are prone to any pain in your feet.
- When take photos around the peaks, please be very careful whenever you move.There are some steep roads sometimes, please slow down. For your security, be sure that "when you are still walking, don’t look at the view; when you are looking at the view, don’t walk."