5 Days Tour of Zhangjiajie Nature Exploration and Fenghuang Ancient Town Minority Culture Discovery

Itinerary Day By Day

Day 1  Arrive Zhangjiajie 

When arrive at Zhangjiajie airport, your local driver will meet you there and then transfer you to your hotel. Zhangjiajie is a small city located in the northwest of Hunan province, with a total population of 1.7 million. It is famous for its unique sand stone quarts peaks and mountains.

Day 2  Bailong Evlevator—Yuanjiajie—Tianzi Mountain 
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch

Zhangjiajie National forest park-Imperial brush peak       Zhangjiajie National forest park-Imperial brush peak

Breakfast at the hotel, guide will take you to zhangjiajie national forest park, you will take the park green bus get to Bailong elevator station,  then ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain (Bailong Lift Sightseeing Terrace) by the Bailong Elevator – a glass elevator built into the side of the mountain.

On the summit,you will take about 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern sky. It was used to inspiration for the famous “Hallelujah Mountains” seen in the Blockbuster movie, Avatar. Proceed to the platform or Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge under Heaven. Lunch will be your own order and expense at the local restaurant,then take a green bus get to Tianzi mountain, visit imperial brush, Xihai stone forest, fairy lady present flowers. Then finish your trip by tianzi cable car,get back to hotel.

Day 3   Zhangjiajie Grand canyon-/Glass bridge/ Gold whip stream
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch

amazing blue pool in zhangjiajie grand canyon.World Longest Glass Bridge,Zhangjiajie,Hunan

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 .

Day 4  Tianmen mountain—Fenghuang City (around 4hours driving)
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch

Amazing Tianmen Mountain in ZhangjiajieAmazing Tianmen Gate in Zhangjiajie

Proceed to Tianmen mountain cable car after breakfast, take the world’s longest cable car get to the top of tianmen mountain, it is the highest mountain in zhangjiajie city, you can have a good experience on the sky walk which is made of glass, you can also see the 99 turns road and 999 steps leading to the gate of the Tianmen. Finish your trip in Zhangjiajie , transfer to fenghuang,  You can relax yourself in the bars in the evening time.

Day 5  Fenghuang City Tour/Zhangjiajie airport Or Tongren Airport 
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch

Jumping Rock on the Tuoriver Fenghuang Ancient TownJumping Rock on the Tuoriver Fenghuang Ancient Town

Your guide will take you to visit the old Phoenix Ancient City, which located in Xiang Xi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. The majority of the city’s population is comprised of the Miao and Tujia minorities. The Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City is known as the “most beautiful small city in China”; it is famous for surrounding mountains and rivers and ancient,drive back to Zhangjiajei airport or Drop off in Tongren airport .

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Service Included

  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Daily Chinese style Lunch 
  • Sightseeing tours as specified above
  • Entrancefee to zhangjiajie national forest park 
  • Cable car and elevator. 
  • Private Car transfer for the above tour. 
  • bottled water

Service Excluded

  • Hotel ( Book on your own online following the location of each day in the itinerary. In this case, you will have more options to choose to meet your preference.
  • Meal (leave it flexible to make the tour go more efficiently. If want it to be included

Notice Before Travel

  • The fine weather condition. 

If the reality is not promising it, the itinerary can be adjusted by the guide for bettering the travel experience. If it increases the tour cost on extra parts, it would be on your side. But the choice is still yours to follow the original or the revised one.

  • The policy of “Maximize the tour value”.

Most of the days are arranged with full tour activities or scenic attractions to let you experience the most in your limited tour duration. If your physical level or tour budget  can not fit. You could request to reduce some parts of it to meet  your needs.

  • No Shopping,No Hidden Cost.100%Sightseeing Tour With Real Travel Experience

The travel style from Travel Agencies Of China normally is:”Half day of rushy tour, Half day of shopping activities”.Because in order to attract more people to join in their tours. They usually offer low quotation,sometimes, even lower than the real cost, then they turn back to give a heavy pressure on the guide and driver which are little paid or not paid. Then the guide and driver have to steal some portions of your tour time from sightseeing and take you to shops for purchasing stuff to fill the hole of the deficit with the commission,meanwhile get their own income. It’s the common practice for China Tourism. But we decide to take a different way and respect them and their work by paying them a reasonable amount for getting full time travel. It will benefit both.

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