China travel map - Beijing Zhangjiajie Getaway Tour

After exploring Beijing's historical heritage sites, such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, etc. Then fly to Zhangjiajie, which is prestigious for its red sandstone formation, which could be the reality version of Pandora planet in the movie ‘Avatar’.

Best for: First timers, Expats, Business visitors

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Zhangjiajie

Travel Type: Private guided tour - FlexibleFree to customize

• Can't be missed Forbidden City, the Great Wall in Beijing
• Walk into Hutongs for local Beijingers' lifestyle
• Highlights of Zhangjiajie Reserve incl. Huangshizhai and Tianzishan
• View Avatar Hallelujah Mountain in real world

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Arrive at Beijing, be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel at downtown. In the afternoon, you will take a guided tour to Hutongs near Houhai Lake. As the well-preserved old quarters, Hutong is one of the best places to tell visitors history, culture and local lifestyle of Beijing. Take a walk along the narrow lanes and do a home visit to courtyard family to chat with local people.

After breakfast in hotel, you will be picked up from hotel and transfered to Tiananmen Square. Visit the largest city square in the world with the Monument to the People's Heros standing at the center and the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao at the south. Later, you will visit the Forbidden City at the other side of Chang An Avenue. It will take around two hours to explore this imperial palace with 600 years history. After lunch in local restaurant, visit the Temple of Heaven, where you can view the top masterpiece of Chinese archetecture and join in local retired peoples' everyday activities like playing music, dancing or playing chess. Peking roast duck is the most famous local cuisine that you can not miss. Dinner will be taken in a courtyard style restaurant noted for authentic Beijing duck.

Meal: B, L, D

Temple of Heaven

Excursion to the Great Wall before taking flight to Zhangjiajie. Check out after breakfast and drive 1.5hrs out of downtown to Mutianyu Great Wall. This is a less crowded section of the Great Wall with better visiting experiences. Round-way cable car is included to make it easier to get to the wall and tower from the floor of the mountain. After lunch, you will be transferred to airport for flight to Zhangjiejie. Arrive at Zhangjiajie, our guide will meet you and transfer to the hotel at Wulingyuan Reserve.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

Full day visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Wulingyuan Reserve. You will take a cable car up to Huangshizhai (Yellow Stone Village) for 180 to 360-degree views of the impressive array of rock columns shooting up towards the sky. Later, descend to the foot of the mountain and hike along the highlight part of the Golden Whip Stream, a 6.5km long stream flow across the Reserve. In the afternoon, you will go to visit Baofeng Lake, the main site in Suoxiyu Nature Reserve,

Meal: B, L

Zhangjiajie National Park

Today, you will visit Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve. Transfer to take Bailong Elevator - a glass elevator built into the side of a huge cliff, and it is the fastest elevator in the world. Short walk from upper station, you will view the amazing pillar scenery of the southern sky, which was used to inspiration for the famous “Avatar Hallelujah Mountain”. Afterwards, take the sightseeing bus to visit the beautiful Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, including Helong Park, West Sea Scenic Area and some other sights. Later, take cool Tianzi Mountain cable car down the mountain and to enjoy a leisure walk along the picturesque Ten-mile Natural Gallery.

Transfer to airport for your next destination

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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