Private Tour: Explore Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Day Trips & Excursions in Hunan

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Do you know the Hallelujah Mountain in the movie Avatar is inspired by the famous Zhangjiajie National Forest Park? Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a World Heritage Site enlisted by UNESCO. We will help you make the best use of your time and energy to see the most beautiful attractions of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park – Yuanjiajie Scenic Area and Tianzi Mountain. Find out in person why it was such an inspiration!
At 9:00 am, your private tour guide, car and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zhangjiajie city area or Zhangjiajie Train Stationand and start the special journey together.Drive to Wulingyuan Scenic Area (approx. 40 minutes), where Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is located, to visit the Yuanjiajie Scenic Area and Tianzi Mountain, two most popular and classic attractions in the area. Take a cable car up Tianzi Mountain. As you walk along the mountain paths, you will see the large mountain peaks from different angles. You can stop by a simple Chinese restaurant or a nearby fast food chain restaurant for lunch on the mountain.In the afternoon, ride the public shuttle bus to the Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, the most visited area of Zhangjiajie. The mountains are believed to be the inspirations for the Hallelujah Mountain in the Hollywood movie Avatar. For getting down the mountain, ride the Bailong Elevator built along the side of a cliff, the highest of its kind in the world. Your trip will come to an end around 5pm and you will be dropped back to your hotel in Zhangjiajie city center. Transfer to the train station for your departure train is also workable.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Zhangjiajie downtown or Zhangjiajie Train Station
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie
  • Entry/Admission - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Entry/Admission - Tianzi Mountain

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors