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Excursion to Avatar Hallelujah Mountain in China   

The delightful climate of autumn from middle September to Mid November with average temperatures around 12-15℃/54-59F makes it an excellent time of year for hiking and exploring the dramatic landscape, towering peaks and lovely autumn views which Zhangjiajie has to offer.

Zhangjiajie tours

Not as famous as the most well-known hiking trails - the Great Wall, Tiger Leaping Gorges and Yangshuo, Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie boasts the same breathtaking scenery as well as interesting experience, which is hidden away in the northwestern extremities of Hunan Province.

Zhangjiajie tours

Wulingyuan is one of scenic areas in Zhangjiajie, Hunan and home to more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks. Often misted in low cloud and scored by countless streams, Wulingyuan has been arguably praised as one of the most beautiful places in China. There are many rare plants and animals in this area.

Zhangjiajie tours

In early 2010, The "Southern Sky Column" in Zhangjiajie formally had its named changed to "Avatar Hallelujah Mountain" by the local government as the people believe that the floating "Hallelujah Mountains" featured in Hollywood blockbuster ‘Avatar’ were inspired by the pillar.

Zhangjiajie tours

Hiking Highlights to experience the Pandora Planet on Earth in Zhangjiajie

1.    A bit strenuous trekking is followed by a rewarding and gorgeous experience by taking the panoramic view from the top of Mountain Tianzi and Yellow Stone village (accessible by trail or cable car) ;

2.    A 2 hours hiking along the picturesque tic Golden Whip Stream;

3.    26-meter Heavenly Elevator, possibly the highest one in the world;

4.    Exploring the amazing Huanglong Cave featured with complicated formation of stalactite and stalagmite;

5.    A cruise in photogenic Baofeng Lake; 

6.    Sightseeing mini-train travel to go through a 5km "natural art gallery" in an undisturbed valley.

7.    Step on the giddy skywalk at a dizzy height on Tianmen Mountain;

8.    Take one of the longest cable cars in the world.

Recommended China Zhangjiajie tours:

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3-day Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Tour

5-day Beijing Zhangjiajie Tour


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  • Asked by NNJ
    2014-09-14 13:57
    Please let me know the price for a package tour for 1 adult from Hong Kong to the Avatar mountains of Zhangjiajie.
    Please provide the break down as well. Also let me know if there is provision for vegetarian food.

    Answered by Ricky
    2014-09-14 18:23
    Hi, NNJ,

    Thanks for contacting Easy Tour China.

    We are very pleased to be of service to you. Zhangjiejia is a very scenic place famous for the craggy sandstome peaks. For more tour details, our professional travel consultant will be in touch with you soon via email.

    Have a nice day there!
  • Asked by natasha tang yuk
    2014-09-10 17:01
    Hi there

    what is the cost for this tour to avatar hallelujah mountain for 1 person

    and the best way to get there from singapore
    Answered by Ricky
    2014-09-10 19:18
    Hi, Natasha,

    Thanks very much for contacting Easy Tour China.

    The craggy peaks in Zhangjiajie look really unique, it is said that it gave the inspiration to the film director James Cameron, who made a great success on movie "Avatar". We are sure that you will be amazed by the views in this place.

    For more details, our professional travel consultant will be in touch with you soon via email.

    Have a nice day there!

  • Asked by Rose
    2014-09-01 12:23
    How far is this from Beijing
    How far is it from Shandong province
    Price for two adults
    Thank you
    Answered by Ricky
    2014-09-01 14:46
    Hi, Rose,

    Thank you for contacting Easy Tour China.

    We are very glad to be of service to you. Zhangjiajie is a scenic town located in the northwest of Hunan Provice. It takes about 2.5 hours from Beijing to Zhangjiajie by flight. If from Shandong Province, the distance is similar like from Beijing. But there is no direct flight from the capital city of Shandong - Jinan. You can fly from Qingdao, the flight has a stopover in Changsha, therefore, the flight time is about 4 hours.

    For more tour details, our professional travel consultant will be in touch with you soon via email.

    Have a nice day there!

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