10 Days Changsha – Zhangjiajie and Yangtze River Tour

This 8-day tour will take us to fully appreciate the  hightlights of  Hunan Pronice,

Attractions Visited:Zhangjiajie National Park, Tianmen Mountain, Fenghuang old Town, Changsha

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Highlights of This Tour

  • Zhangjiajie National Park with Bailong Elevator
  • The hidden beauty of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Changsha by bullet train or Flight . Stay in Fenghuang city 

Arrive Changsha airport in the morning , Driver will pick you up from Changsha , 6.5 hours private car transfer to Fenghuang city ,Guide will be waiting for you in your hotel . Check in hotel. Free & easy , enjoy the night view of fenghuang . Fenghuang Jiantian resort Busines room or similar hotel

Day 2  Fenghuang-Zhangjiajie (B)

Take a visit to fenghuang in the morning , transfer to Zhangjiajie wulingyuan area in the afternoon. Check in hotel

Day3   Zhangjiajie-National Forest Park(B)

Today we will take a tour to zhangjiajei national forest park, It’s about 40 minutes driving by car to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a World Scenic Heritage Site since 1992. Take a cable car up Tianzi Mountain and walk on the trails to admire large areas of grotesque peaks. Viewing platforms along the way allow you to see the scenery at different angles.

Lunch on the mountain is very basic, and it is suggested that you bring some snacks. Local villagers sell fruits and food along the way, which are also good to try. If you prefer, we can arrange to have lunch at a McDonald’s on the mountain, and have a break in the air-conditioned building.

In the afternoon, take the E-co shuttle bus to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area where recently-named Hallelujah pillar, one of the inspirations for Avatar’s floating rocks is located.we will use the  Bailong Elevator to descend the montain, a glass elevator built on the side of a cliff, taking only 2 minutes. Back to hotel for rest .

Day 4    Zhangjiajie Grand canyon-/Glass bridge/ Gold whip stream (B)

Enjoy a morning view of the zhangjiajie Grand Canyon completed with aesthetically pleasing cliffs, caves, streams, and lakes. Take time to observe flora and fauna of this natural museum of the

northern temperate zone. Slide down to the bottom of the hill where you have the opportunity to cross a half-mile glass bridge ,(the Glass bridge is built between two mountains of zhangjiajie Grand canyon, it is 375meters long and 6meters wide , With a height of 300meters from bottoms ).

then we will take a nice walk in Gold Whip Stream for a pleasant stroll along the stream, surrounded by grotesque rocks. You might see some monkeys there. Please don’t touch or scare them for safety reasons, but giving them food is OK. You will really enjoy the fresh air and pure water here .

Day5   Tianmen mountain, Sky walk. Cable way , sandstone painting gallery(B)

Get ready to take the world’s longest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain
Once we arrive at the mountaintop, wander along the Ghost Path, 1400m above land. Along the way, you can also appreciate tourist attractions like Celestial Mountain Top, Glass Path etc. You can also marvel at such sights as the 99-Turn Road and the 999-Steps that lead to the gate of Tianmen from up high on a glass sky walk .
After descending Tianmen Mountain, we will take a shuttle bus ride along the Heaven-Linking Avenue.

 Day6 Zhangjiajie/ Yichang By Train (B)

Take morning train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang (soft sleeper ), yichang guide and driver pick you up , transfer to Yichang port ,

Board the ship at Maoping Port in Yichang.
Embarkation safety briefing & facilities introduction.

Day7   Yangtze River Cruise (B / L / D)

06:30-07:00  免费早茶、早咖啡、精美茶点  Early Bird Coffee and Tea

06:30-07:00  太极拳晨练  Practice Tai Chi

07:00-08:00  自助早餐  Breakfast (Buffet)

08:30-11:30  Optional Shore excursion to the Tribe of Three Gorges (Additional separate charge if you wish go join)

or enjoy onboard activities

12:00-13:30  自助午餐  Lunch (Buffet)

14:00-17:00  Take shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site
Or enjoy optional experience to pass through Ship Lift (218 RMB/pp) and then visit Three Gorges Dam

18:00-20:00  自助晚餐  Dinner (Buffet)

20:30-21:15  Captain’s Welcome Party

Day8 Yangtze River Cruise (B / L / D)

06:30-07:00  免费早茶、早咖啡、精美茶点 Early Bird Coffee and Tea

06:30-07:00  太极拳晨练 Practice Tai Chi

07:00-08:15  自助早餐 Breakfast (Buffet)

08:30-11:00  换小船游览神女溪(船票包含)Shore excursion—Shennong Stream

11:30      Scenic cruising – sailing through Wu Gorge

12:30-13:30     自助午餐 Lunch (Buffet)

Approx.15:00  Scenic cruising – sailing through Qutang Gorge

15:00-18:00    Optional tour to White Emperor City (290 RMB/pp) or stay onboard  (Additional separate charge if you wish go join)

16:00-20:30   自助晚餐 Dinner (Buffet)

21:00 世纪传奇船员文艺表演  Cabaret show

Day9 Yangtze River Cruise (B / L / D)

06:30-07:00  免费早茶、早咖啡、精美茶点 Early Bird Coffee and Tea

06:30-07:00  太极拳晨练 Practice Tai Chi

07:00-08:15  自助早餐 Breakfast (Buffet)

08:30-11:30   Shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda in Zhongxian County

12:00-13:30  自助午餐 Lunch (Buffet)

14:00-17:00 文化活动 Activities

18:00-20:00  自助晚餐 Dinner (Buffet)

20:00-22:00  Attend the Yangtze Pirate Night Show

18:30-23:00  结帐 Settle accounts

Day10 Yangtze River Cruise (B)

07:00-08:30  Buffet breakfast

  • Arrival at Chongqing
  • Disembark at Chongqing Chaotianmen Port for your onward journey. Transfer by driver to Chongqing airport .



Service Included


  •  All entrance fees, Cable car , Elevator
  • Private car transfer for the above trip . (Use the green enviremental bus inside national park)
  • Private english speaking guide
  • Hotel accommodation as listed on the above
  • Cruise tickets to century Legend(included all arranged shore excursions listed in the itinerary of your cruise ship; daily meals (specified with “B”, “L” or “D”) on your cruise ship,
  • Chongqing port transfer to Chongqing airport
  • Soft sleeper train tickets from Zhangjiajie to Yihcnag
  • Yichang transfer arrangement .

Service Excluded

  • Any personal expense
  • Train or flight tickets
  • Tips for guide , tips for the crew member on cruise
  • Any meals that are not specified WITH “B ‘L” OR “D “
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.
  • Applicable taxes or government fees or bank handling fees
  • Any other changes caused by the acts of God, natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of Zhangjiajie CITS and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.
  • Any items not specified in the plan.
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional Shore Excursions ON the cruise (non-compulsory)

Notice Before Tour


  • All the services here are for your reference. If you need any specific requirement to this itinerary, please tell us in advanced.
  • The prices quoted here are only valid for the above mentioned traveling period.
  • The availability of rooms, flights and so on are subject to change until the actual booking is being made. Zhangjiajie CITS reserves the right to amend the prices of any portion of the tour due to the reasons beyond our control.
  • Prices are based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change without prior notice. For the most up to date prices, please contact with us.
  • Guide may adjust the order of the tour according to local weather or other situation.

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