China travel map - In-depth Zhangjiajie Tour to Fenghuang Ancient Town

Embark on a discovery trip like no other in gorgeous and awe-inspiring Zhangjiajie. Uncover the raw beauty of the mountains of ZJJ National Forest Park and Tianmen Mountain Park. You’ll be rewarded with epic panoramic vistas of the floating peaks, exciting glass skywalk and refreshing hikes along the hidden steams and brooks. Then relax in the beautiful old town of Fenghuang, sipping coffee or beer and boating on the river. The trip also takes you behind the scenes to discover pristine and mystic miao villages.

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Destinations: Zhangjiajie - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park - Fenghuang - Zhangjiajie

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On arrival in Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport (6 kilometers from city downtown), meet your tour guide and driver and transfer to your hotel check in.

Accommodation in Zhangjiajie City

After breakfast at hotel, drive 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city to Zhangjiajie National Park, take a cable car up to Huangshi Village (Yellow Stone Fort). Here on Zhangjaije’s biggest and best viewing platform enjoy yourself with the breathtaking mountain view.

Continue with your exploration in the park, and hike along Golden Whip Stream with lush vegetation and clean brooks. It is 7.5 meter long, and takes about 2 – 3 hours walking.

Accommodation in Wulingyuan for two nights

Meal: B, L

Zhangjiajie National Park cable car

In the morning, you will be escorted to visit Yunanjiajie. Take Bailong Outdoor Elevator up to the top for an exciting experience and spectacular scenery. Bailong Elevator is the  fastest and also the tallest outdoor Elevator in the world, it only take 1.5 minutes from the valley bottom to the pillar peak. Hike around to discover “Avatar Hallelujah Mountain” and “world’s No.1 Bridge”.

After lunch, be transferred to visit Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, another highlight attraction in Wulingyuan Area. Take cable car up and down to save your time and energy. On the top, marvel at Zhangjiajie’s greatest concentration of stone peaks.

Meal: B, L

Avatar mountain in Zhangjiajie

Road journey to Fenghuang Town: get up early in the morning for a 5-hour drive to Fenghuang Ancient Town (about 200km), En route, visit scenic Dehang Miao Village built along a river. Dehang means ‘beautiful valley’. Here 80 Miao families live a simple happy life and keep their traditional culture and customs. (Or you may choose to visit Tianwen Tai, also named Heaven-asking platform and the magnificent Aizhai Suspension Bridge)

In Fenghuang: Enjoy the nightlife of Fenghuang Old Town –the beautiful lights are twinkling, people are having fun at the night market and bars.

Accommodation in Fenghuang Ancient Town

Meal: B, L

Fenghuang Town

Half day escorted Fenghuang exploration: it is home to Miao and Tujia minority groups. Having a stroll in the town, walking through the old courtyards and riverside stilted buildings, visiting some souvenir shops and local people’s home, one cannot fail to appreciate its intoxicating atmosphere. Taking a small boat ride on the Tuojiang River, you will pass through the most essence part of the old town which is from Beimen Pier to Longevity Palace. Visit the famous Chinese writer Shencongwen's Former Residence, his book " The Border Town" makes this small town famous to the world. Later, visit Hongqiao (Bridge of Rainbow), it treat as the landmark of the ancient town. The bridge was first built in Ming Dynasty and then renovated in 1670. Continue your tour at the old town and explore few more main sites there, such as East Gate Tower, Wanming Pagoda, etc. Drive back to Zhangjiajie.

Accommodation in Zhangjiajie City

Meal: B, L

Half-day escorted Tianmen Mountain tour: First, transfer to take Tianmen Mountain Cable Car from city downtown to the peak of the Mountain, this 7455 meters cableway is the longest one in the world so far. Enjoy the stunning landscape of Zhangjaijie from the air and overlook the 99-bends, and challenge yourself by walking on the cliff-side Guigu Plank Roak with a glass suspended glass walkway.

Your guide and driver will escort you to the airport or train station to head for your next destination. End of your 6 days Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Old Town tour.

Meal: B, L

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 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 Suite 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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