Yangjiajie Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Yangjiajie Scenic Area,also named Wulong village, is a newly developed scenic spot in Zhangjiajie national forest park. It is located in the remote corner on the edge of the mountain where bandits used to live, and the pass leading to the top of the village is narrow and dangerous against the cliff. In order to attract the attention of tourists, the local tourism bureau named this place “Wulong Village”,shared a name from the famous movie “Wulong mountain bandits”.
To get to the top of the village, we must go through three passes. A natural stone wall arch appears like a door in front us after a soft hiking on the stone steps, obviously, the door is the gate accessing to the village as well as a section of the steep stone steps. Few steps behind the door, then we encounter the first pass :”Hard to move even one step”, a sharp rock stand out straight away while we passing sharp and narrow curve, we need to lean back and sideways against the rock wall,fully and powerfully exercising the waist. The saying ” one man hold against a thousands ” is the best expression for this place.
Following the narrow path, comes the second pass,there are stones hanging on the way for more than a hundred meters, we need to bent down, and sometimes we need to use our hands to hang on or support our body, to go through. Keep going straight up the stiff tone steps, 2 huge stone walls almost stick together to impede the way, people have to walk sideways slowly, arms may touch the wet stone wall as it getting narrower on the halfway. It is impossible to get through for the big size man.
1,The opening time of the scenic spot is 7:00-18:00. Always check your time to assure that you can catch the last E-co shuttle bus to get out side the park.
2,Tickets is include in the Zhangjiajie national forest park tickets. (It is one part of Zhangjiajie national park. )
3,Tourist can get there by taking Yangjiajie Cable Car(76rmb one way) from Yangjiajie Entrance gate , or take the free E-co shuttle bus from Tianzi Mountain or Yuanjiajie area, and remind the driver to drop you off at Wulong village station.