Welcome to Fènghuáng
Once a frontier town, Fènghuáng (凤凰) marked the boundary between the Han civilisations of the central plains and the Miao (苗), Tujia (土家) and Dong (侗) minorities of the southwest mountains. Protective walls went up in the Ming dynasty, but despite the implications Fènghuáng prospered as a centre of trade and cultural exchange. Its diverse residents built a breathtaking riverside settlement of winding alleys, temples... Read More
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5 Days Private Tour Combo Package of Zhangjiajie With Fenghuang Old Town
Day 1: Arriving ZhangjiajieYour private guide will meet and greet you at the airport or train station. It takes approximately 15 minutes to transfer to your own prearranges hotel in Zhangjiajie. You are free to explore this small city on your own.Day 2: Bailong Evlevator - Yuanjiajie - Tianzi Mountain (L)Today, your guide will take you to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park where you will take the green bus of the park to Bailong Elevator Station, and then ascend to Yuanjiajie Mountain by the Bailong Elevator, a glass elevator built onto the cliff of the mountain. On the summit, you will take an 2.5 hours hike to discover the Pillar of the Southern sky that inspired the famous "Hallelujah Mountains" in the Blockbuster movie, Avatar. Later, proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to enjoy the views of nearby peaks, and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge Under the Heaven. Lunch will be left for your own arrangement at your own expense. Next, take a green bus to Tianzi Mountain to explore "Imperial Brush," "Xihai Stone Forest," and "Fairy Lady Presents Flowers." At last, finish your trip with Tianzi Cable Car ride.Day 3: Golden whip stream - Huangshizhai (L)This morning, proceed to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park again to explore the Golden Whip Stream that will bring you into Pandora's wonderland of the movie, Avatar. You will have a leisure hike for about 2.5 hours along the stream. Relax yourself with the beautiful mountains, fresh air, and clear water. Later, you guide will take you for a cable car ride up the mountain to pay a visit to Huangshi Village, which is 3,543 feet (1,080 meter) above the sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform to view the spectacular scenery in Zhangjiajie national park.Day 4: Tianmen Mountain - Transfer (approx. 4-hour) to Fenghuang (L)Check out of your own prearranged Zhangjiajie hotel this morning and proceed to take Tianmen Mountain Cable Car, the world’s longest cable car, to the top of Tianmen Mountain which is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie City. Experience thrilling Skywalk that is made of glass and see the 99-Turn Road as well as 999-Step leading to the gate of the Tianmen. Finish your trip in Zhangjiajie and transfer to Fenghuang. You may relax and enjoy yourself in the bars of Fenghuang in the evening after checking into your own prearranged hotel.Day 5: Fenghuang City Tour - Zhangjiajie Airport (L)Your guide will take you to visit the old Fenghuang, located in XiangXi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. Majority of the city's population is comprised of Miao and Tujia minorities. The Old Fenghuang is known as the “most beautiful small town in China.” It is famous for being enveloped by surrounding mountains, rivers, and ancient primitive architectures. Afterwards, drive back to Zhangjiajie airport where this tour concludes.
Private Tour: 5-Day Zhangjiajie Exploration Including Tianmen Mountain and Fenghuang
Day 1: Zhangjiajie City Your guide will meet and greet you at the airport or your hotel lobby in Zhangjiajie. Enjoy the rest of your day exploring the city on your own. Day 2: Bailong evlevator - Yuanjiajie - Tianzi mountain (L)In the morning, your guide will come to your hotel to meet you and will take you to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Ascend to Yuanjiajie Mountain by the Bailong Elevator, a glass elevator built into the mountain. On the summit, you will hike about 2.5 hours to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. It was the inspiration for the famous "Hallelujah Mountains" seen in the movie Avatar. After, proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to enjoy views of the peaks, then walk across the Bridge under Heaven. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then, take the bus to Tianzi mountain and visit Imperial Brush, Xihai Stone Forest, and Fairy Lady Presents Flowers. Finish your trip with a Tianzi Cable Car ride before heading back to your Zhangjiajie hotel.Day 3: Golden Whip Stream - Huangshizhai (L)Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park once more to explore the Golden Whip Stream (Jinbianxi) in the morning. This charming valley brings you again into the scenery that inspired Avatar. You will take a leisurely 2.5-hour hike along the stream. Relax in the beautiful mountains, fresh air, and pure water. Later, take a cable car ride to see the Huangshi Village, which is 3,543ft above sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform for viewing the spectacular scenery in the national park. You will be transferred back to your Zhangjiajie hotel afterwards.Day 4: Tianmen Mountain - transfer to Fenghuang (L)Today, you will take the world's largest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain, the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie. Walk along the Sky Walk, which is made of glass and not for the faint of heart. Then, transfer to Fenghuang, which takes approximately 4 hours. You may relax in the bars of the village in the evening after arrival, or spend your time however you wish. (Please prearrange your hotel stay in Fenghuang for this night).Day 5: Fenghuang - Zhangjiajie Airport (L)Visit the old Phoenix and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in XiangXi Tujia. The Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City is reputed as the “most beautiful village in China,” and famous for its surrounding mountains, rivers and ancient primitive architectures. Your tour guide will send you back to Zhangjiajie, and you can choose to be dropped of in your hotel, train station or Zhangjiajie Airport.