the Miao hamlet of Dehang offers a tantalising spectrum of treks into picturesque countryside.
which are two of the best-preserved historical villages in China and also
Day 1: (B, L) Zhangjiajie - Fenghuang
drive 4 hours to Fenghuang, on the way we can enjoy western Hunan beautiful landscape and nice minority villages, in the afternoon visit town,Enjoy a rowing boat trip to see the Diaojiao Lou (traditional Chinese gabled wooden houses built on stilts) on both sides of the river and Hongqiao up close, see Hongqiao (Rainbow Bridge), built in the Ming Dynasty over 600 years ago, is the ancient town's most well-known tourist spot. Stroll along the riverside and the narrow streets paved by flagstones, cross the river through the stepping stones, Tiaoyan (Leaping Stones), and the narrow primitive bridge near the Beimen Matou (North Gate Pier). You will also see the Gucheng Qiangcheng (the Ancient Town Wall), is located south of the river, between the North and East Gate.
stay in Fenghuang PoshanÂ Hotel
Day 2: (B, L)Â Â Fenghuang - Dehang - Zhangjiajie
Drive 4 hours back to Zhangjiajie, on the way we visit Dehang Miao village Drive up the high mountains with valley and layers of rice terraces to find an obscure Miao Peoples village named Dehang. The remoteness and inaccessibility keep the village life intact. In a seductive riverine setting overlooked by towering, other-worldly karst peaks, the Miao hamlet of Dehang offers a tantalising spectrum of treks into picturesque countryside. Marvel at the world most breathtaking bridge-Aizhai tunnel to tunnel suspension bridge, conclude tour in Zhangjiajie airport.
Day 1 Zhangjaijie Arrival in the morning
When you arrive at Zhangjiajie by morning flight, our tour guide will meet you at airport holding a sign with your name on it at the arrival terminal, thenÂ drop you off at the airport, free time today. No Meal
Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park full day tour (B,L,D)
Forward to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, visit Huangshi (Yellow Lion) Village by cable car , which rises 1,080 meters above the sea level. In fact, it is a vast platform, consisting of tremendous steep cliffs, covering an area of 16.5 hectares. There is a famous saying â€œ He who does not reach the Huangshi Village does not pay a true visit to Zhangjiajie.â€ Cable cars are available for visitors to take up and down the village. A trail is also waiting for you to hike about five hours. Golden Whip Stream is about 7.5 kilometers (about 4.7 miles) long and is known for its pristine waters, steep cliffs and green mountains.
Day 3 Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve (B,L,D)
Located in the northern part of Wulingyuan, Tianzi Mountain rises 1,262 meters (about 0.8 miles) above sea level, which is always enjoying the reputation as â€œthe king of all mountainsâ€. The Emperor Mountain shows us varied beautiful scenes at dawn, noon, dusk, and night on a single day, so as in four seasons of a single year. Then take a shuttle bus to the core of Zhangjiajie World Natural Heritage ,Yuanjiajie is a mysterious, magic and primitive place. It is the only special conservation area among all World Natural Heritages of China. Within the resort , when clouds and mists rise, you may feel standing at a fairyland. Down the mountain by Bailong Lift.
Day 4 Huanglong Cave & Baofeng Lake (B, L)
Huanglong ( Yellow Dragon ) Cave is 7.5 km long and has a vertical rise of 140 meters. The structure of natural wonders include: one natural reservoir, two underground rivers, three pools, four waterfalls, thirteen grand halls, ninety eight passageways. there are six major scenic spots in the cave, including Dragon Dancing Hall, Maze, Sounding River, Immortal Waterfall, and Heaven Pillar Street. It is rare to see hundreds of thousands of stalagmites and stalactites in the karsts cave at home and broad. Then followed by Baofeng Lake, which is the masterpiece of nature and human beingsâ€™ wisdom. It is 85 meters above the ground and attains an altitude of 585 meters. With an average depth of 72 meters. All the water is from rainfall and spring without any pollutant. When you cruise, you can hear authentic song from Tujia minority people. You can fully understand the harmony and peace between human beings and nature. Go to airport for the onward flight.
1.Take in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park's breathtaking scenery
2.Marvel at Zhangjiajie's spectacular mist-shrouded forested rock-formations
3.Enjoy perfect panoramic views from atop Tianzi Mountain
4.Encounter an amazingly wide variety of plant and wildlife
With magnificent mountain ranges, deep valleys, mysterious caves, lush vegetation, cascading waterfalls and mist-shrouded stone pillars, Hunan's Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a wonderland of natural beauty.
On this full-day tour our guide will meet you at 9:00am of your hotel lobby then we visit different mountain areas such as Tianzi Mountian, where the world's longest cable car ride carries you to the mountain's peak, and the unique platform-shaped Yuanjiajie Mountain.
There are more than 500 species of wildlife and vegetation in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, including rare monkeys, gingko trees and thousands of colorful birds. The most notable geographic features of the park are its hundreds of towering sandstone pillars. Fans of Hollywood blockbusters will instantly recognize the stunning landscape as the inspiration for the scenery of Pandora in James Cameronâ€™s hit movie Avatar.
You'll have an English-speaking guide along with you to share details of the incredible natural beauty of the sights, and a private driver will ensure the ride between your hotel and the park is smooth and comfortable.
1.Explore magical and sacred Tianmen Mountain
2.Sail through the clouds on the longest cable car ride in the world
3.Marvel at the natural wonder of Tianmen Cave
4.Visit Tianmen Mountain Temple
5.Enjoy breathtaking views of incredible mountain scenery
Among the many scenic spots of Zhangiajie, Tianmen Mountain rises above them all. On this private, full-day tour you will experience a thrilling ride to the top of Tianmen Mountain on the world's longest cable car â€“ nearly 4 and a half miles long.
Pass over farmer's fields as you rise up the mountainside into the thick clouds above. At the top of Tianmen Mountain, you'll find the Yunmeng Fairy Summit, from which you can enjoy captivating views â€“ when not obstructed by otherworldly clouds and mist.
Located on the mountain's summit, Tianmen Mountain Temple has been a pilgrimage site since the Ming Dynasty, and is the Buddhist center of western Hunan. Also on the mountain are a wealth of rare species of plant, but the mountain is most famous for the rare and marvelous geological formation of Tianmen Cave. Embedded in the towering cliff, this natural wonder has attracted emperors, hermits, dignitaries, and daredevils for centuries. Its exact origin still lacks convincing scientific explanation.
Day 1 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
The driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel, then transfer to Wulingyuan for Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Go up to Yuanjiajie by Bailong Elevatorï¼Œthe inspiration for Hallelujah Mountain in AVATAR. You will also find the aptly named First Bridge under Heaven, Lover Peaks and so on.
In the afternoon, take green bus from Yuanjiajie to Tianzi Mountain, Tianzi Mountain is known for 4 natural spectacles: the clouds of mist that circle the peaks of the mountain, the amazing views of the rising sun, the moonlit nights and snow capped winter peaks. They include more than 80 natural platforms to take in the magnificent scenery, go down by cable car.
Accommodation: Qinghejingjiang Hotel
Day 2 Baofeng Lake & Tianmen Mountain (B)
After breakfast time, head to Baofeng Lake, the masterpiece of nature and human beingsâ€™ wisdom. Baofeng Lake is pure just like a big crystal among Baofeng mountain Range. When you cruise, you can hear authentic song from Tujia minority people,you can fully understand the harmony and peace between human beings and nature.
In the afternoon, explore Tianmen Mountain, take the longest cable car in the world up Tianmen Mountain, have a walk on the mountain plank road built along the face of cliffs. You will feel like walking in a fairy land when the mist is still heavy.The must-visit scenic spots are: Tianmen Cave, Glass Road, Tianme Temple.
When your trip is finished, see you off in Zhangjiajie airport, train station or bus station.
Day 1 Pick up from Zhangjiajie
You will get a warm welcome from your guide and driver when you arrive in Zhangjiajie, be transferred to hotel and have a good rest.
Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Parkï¼ˆAbout 13 miles walkingï¼‰
Pay a visit to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, explore Yellow Stone Village,with an altitude of 1200m and covers an area of 250mu, Yellow Stone Village is a must visit place when you are in Zhangjiajie. Your guide will take you to enjoy the Six Stranges Pagoda, Picking Star Platform, Five Finger Peak, Lover peaks and so on(about 1.5 hours walking on the top),then, you can take cablecar down to the bottom.(The best place for hiking, and the scenery is really amazing,whatâ€™s more, you can away from the crowd at here).
Go to Golden Whip Stream after hiking down from Yellow Stone Village,located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys.
Day 3 Zhangjiajie National Forest Parkï¼ˆAbout 9 miles walkingï¼‰
Take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie, Yuanjiajie is the inspiration for Hallelujah Mountain in AVATAR, we only stay here 30 minutes for Hallelujah Mountain since this place is always crowded very much.Then, we transfer to
Yangjiajie Scenic Area, which is a relatively recently discovered area of Zhangjiajie. Like a hidden gem, its pristine beauty is a touch above other areas and its amazing landscape.
Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Take Tianzi Cablecar down mountain.
Day 4 Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon&Glass Bridge&Baofeng Lakeï¼ˆAbout 10 miles walkingï¼‰
Drive to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is a new discovery of scenic spot. The glass bridge, which will be 984 feet high and 1411 feet long, is being constructed with 1.9-inch-thick glass panels and several glass observatories at various sections.About 3 hours to hike in the valley.
Head to Baofeng Lake, Baofeng Lake is the masterpiece of nature and human beingsâ€™wisdom.
Day 5 Tianmen Mountain& Departureï¼ˆAbout 5 miles walkingï¼‰
In the morning, have a leisure breakfast in the hotel, then check out from hotel and depart for Tianmen Mountain. Take the longest cablecar(about 7.5 kilometes long) in the world up Tianmen Mountain, have a walking on the mountain plank road built along the face of cliffs. You will feel like walking in a fairy land when the mist is still heavy. The world marvelous scene on Tianmen Mountain is called Tianmen Cave, means a door to the heaven in Chinese,well-known for being glided through by a world-class stuntman in a wing suit. See you off in Zhangjiajie airport or railway station.
(*) All prices are approximations due to currency fluctuations.