Both of the two travel destinations are new born ones in Chinese history. Shenzhen enjoys its fame as the economic wonder of China after the reform since 1979, while Zhangjiajie is so well-known for its natural landscape, and especially became a hit after it had been believed to inspire James Cameron in his blockbuster “Avatar”. On an ETC 4 day Shenzhen to Zhangjiajie vacation tour to explore exclusively, from the modern high-rises to the soaring peaks, lush forest, and hidden temples and villages.

Duration: 4 days & 3 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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After breakfast at hotel, transfer to visit Lianhuashan Park (Shenzhen Lotus Hill Park) which is located at the northern end of Futian Central Business District. It is a popular resort in the city with enchanting landscape and refreshing environment. Have a relax morning and explore the massive coconut forest here. Atop the 106 meters hill is a large bronze statue of Deng Xiaoping-the former leader of China, here is a best place to overlook the downtown area of the city.

Later, we will move on to visit Shenzhen Museum. It displays around 20,000 historical and cultural relics, of which the majority originate within the city. You can get a better understanding about this migrant city turning from fishing village to cosmopolitan city within 40 years. Afterward, transfer to visit a government building- Civic Center. The City Hall is the most remarkable building in this area with a roof in the shape of a bird. This afternoon, you will visit the Splendid China Folk Village. It is the world’s largest and most comprehensive miniature park, reproducing nearly 100 famous tourist attractions and 25 ethnic villages in China.

Take night flight to Zhangjiajie.

Meal: L

Pick up from the hotel in the morning, you will start your exciting visit at the National Forest Park. Taking cable car up to Huangshi valley (Huangshi Village) to appreciate the wide forest park on it peaks. Afternoon proceed to explore the Golden Whip Stream. This 7.5 kilometers long brook is one of the most beautiful places in whole forest park, it is well-known for its clear water and fresh air. You will have a leisure hiking about 2 hours along the stream, surrounded by grotesque rocks. If luckily, you will see some monkeys and squirrels there.

Meal: B, L

See the mighty mountains of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Today you will have another day tour at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Ascending Yuanjianjie Mountain by Bailong Elevator - a glass elevator which was built into the side of a huge cliff, and it is the fastest elevator in the world. Experience the speed while taking in the breathtaking views. Taking about 2.5 hours to discover 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. Marvel at a notable setting of quartzite peaks that seem so the otherworldly. Later, take cool Tianzi Mountain cable car down the mountain and to enjoy a brisk walk along the picturesque Ten-mile Natural Gallery, lined with peaks resembling human, fingers, monkys, lions, etc.

Meal: B, L

Today you will take an excursion to Tianmen Mountain, another magnificent National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie. First, transfer to take Tianmen Mountain Cable Car (about 30 mintues) from city downtown to the peak of the Mountain, this 7455 meters cableway is the longest one in the world so far. On the mountain, your guide will take you to have a challenging walk on the glass skywalk along the cliff. After the exciting adventure, our guide and driver will escort you to Zhangjiajie airport or train station to catch your flight/train to your next destination.

Meal: B, L

Take cable car up to the top of Tianmen Mountain

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

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

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