Top 5 Highlights in Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain
There are 2 ways to visit Zhangjiajie Tianmen mountain Line A and Line B.
Line A is to take the 7.45 kilo meters rope way up the mountain and take the green shuttle car down the mountain. After going up the mountain, it is suggested to take the western line first,then the eastern line after arrive the Tianmen mountain temple, there glass walk way on both western line and eastern line. After finish the Eastern line you will reach to the Mountain top escalator ,which will take you to the Tianmen heavenly gate through the mountain, There are 2 parts of the escalator , the first part transfers tourist from the mountain top to the heaven gate, and the second part will transfers tourist,who do not want to experience the 999 steps , from the heaven gate to the Tianmen gate square directly.
Line B is to take the green shuttle car up the mountain and take the cable way down the mountain, so the tour route is completely reverse to line A.
Here are the Top 5 most popular highlights.
Tongtian avenue is a winding road in Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan national forest park,the total length of the avenue is 10.77 km, with an elevation difference of nearly 1,100 meters. There are 99 bends in total, with 180° sharp bends changing from one to the other, which enjoy a reputation of “sky road”. The famous Chinese movie star Sun honglei and Hong Kong stunt master Luo Lixian did the car drift to challenge Tongtian avenue.
2,Tianmen Mountain Rope Way
Tianmen mountain rope way is the longest mountain passenger rope way in the world,which takes 38 minutes for one way to get to the top of Mountain. It is located in the center of zhangjiajie city. There are 98 cabs and 57 cable way supports (including 3 rescue supports), all of which are imported by POMA company of France. The rope way has a total length of 7455 meters and a vertical drop of 1279 meters .
Tianmen cave is located in tianmen mountain national forest park. With a height of 131.5m and a width of 50m, it is the highest natural cave in the world and the most representative scenic spot of tianmen mountain. “tianmen vomit fog” and “tianmen xiaguang” are regarded as rare sights and wonders in the world. The 999 heaven ladder is not only a way to access Tianmen Cave, but also a spiritual place for wishing and blessing by local people. Due to snow and icy roads in winter time, Tianmen cave and Tongtian avenue (the 99-curve winding mountain road) leading to Tianmendong will be closed.
4,Tianmen Mountain Glass Walkway
Tianmen mountain glass walkway hanging in the cliff on the peak of Tianmen mountain, is built with transparent glass. You can see the deep valley under your feet and feel the joy of walking in the sky. There are 3 glass walkway on the mountain top located in the western line , eastern line and Kunpengding part respectively.
5,Ghost Valley Plank Road
Tianmen mountain ghost valley plank road,hanging in the ghost valley hole along the side of the cliff. Ghost valley plank road is 800 meters in length, with an average altitude of 1,400 meters. The Difference from other plank road is that ghost road is neither on the top.nor on the side , but in the middle of the cliff.The walking at the part is not the most exciting, but is the most interesting part. At the highest point of the sky walk, there is a glass platform about 5 meters long sticking out over an abyss. when Looking down through the glass plarmtfom, the abyss is at your feet,fee like flying in the sky.