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Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang 5-Day Private Tour, Lunch, Transfer

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 Wulingyuan area. Day 2:  Bailong Evlevator - Yuanjiajie - Tianzi Mountain 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." Day 3: Golden whip stream - Huangshizhai 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 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 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.  drive back to Zhangjiajie airport please book the first 2 nights hotel in wulingyuan area, book the 3rd night in zhangjiajie ciyt . book the 4th nigh tin fenguang city . 

$764 Kid Friendly

8 Days Western Hunan Province Discovery Tour

ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie ArrivalPass By: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanWelcome to Zhangjiajie! Upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel in the Zhangjiajie downtown area. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore this beautiful city.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Pullman hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest ParkStop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, start your full-day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Adventure. Located 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first state-level forest park in China. It is known for its exquisite forests, odd-shaped peaks and rocks, the beautiful canyons, the limestone caves, and the breath-taking panoramic views. The words, such as majestic, eccentric, tranquil, delicate and wild, are not enough to describe it's beauty. Firstly, go to take the 326-meter-high Bailong Elevator (the tallest and the fastest in the world) up to Yuanjiajie, which is situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Park. This scenic area is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie Avatar. The peaks in Yuanjiajie are nearly at the same height, which makes it a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas.Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.After the exciting tour, your guide and driver will escort you to Zhangjiajie downtown area to check in your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Pullman hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 3: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon - Yellow Dragon CaveStop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, be ready for today's exciting adventures. You'll first drive about 60km from Zhangjiajie downtown area to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. You will start from the Tourist Center to Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge to walk on the highest and longest glass bridge in the world. After that, appreciate the charming sightseeing of running waters, flying waterfalls, lush vegetation, etc. at the Rainbow Square, Yilian Youmeng, Momo Cave, the Holy Spring Lake and other beautiful attractions in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. (Please note: In Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, you can choose to only experience the thrilling glass bridge or fully explore glass bridge as well as hiking and boating in the Grand Canyon. Feel free to tell your likes to your travel consultants.)Next, you’ll drive about 20km to see the natural wonder in the Yellow Dragon Cave, also known as Huanglong Cave. It is a underground-lost palace which is praised as the most beautiful cave in the world by UNESCO Experts, with an area of 100,000 square meters, a length of 7.6 kilometers, a height of 140 meters. There are two underground rivers, four waterfalls, 13 caverns and 10,000 stalagmites and stalactites is this huge limestone cave. The Magic Needle and Chair of Dragon King are two most famous sights in the cave.After the sightseeing, drive to Wulingyuan to check in your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Pullman hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 4: Tianmen Mountain National Park & Tujia Folk Customs GardenStop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. On this day, you’ll first take a trip to Tianmen Mountain. Referred to as the “Soul of culture and spirit of Zhangjiajie”, Tianmen Mountain, standing 1,500 meters above sea level, boasts miraculous and unique geographic landform, unparalleled natural landscape, profound cultural connotations.Experience the longest cableway in Asia with a length of 7200 meters, take photos of Avenue toward Heaven with 99 turns from cable car. On the top of Tianmen Mountain, enjoy the Cliff-Hanging Walkway and avoid the crowds to take some photos; hold your breath and experience the thrilling Glass Sky Walk. Then, visit the natural mountain-penetrating Karst cave - Tianmen Cave. The foot of the cave is wonderful photo opportunity with the hole in the mountain as the background. It is worth waiting for the sunlight to shine through the hole with mist or smoke illuminating the way.In the afternoon, visit the Tujia Folk Customs Park. Tujia Folk Custom Park is a large-scale cultural tourist attraction which is mainly built to demonstrate Tujia people’s folk custom. In this area of 5 hectares, you could see various aspects of Tujia folk customs such as wood and stone architecture, food, agriculture, military art etc.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Sunshine hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 5: Mengdong River Rafting & Furong Town (B, L)Stop At: Mengdong River Scenic Resort, Yongshun County, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel, drive about 2.5hours head to Yongshun county , you will arrive MengdongR River Rafting Pier, after get prepared you will start your exciting rafting. The whole floating distance of Mengdong River is about 17 kilometers with the most exciting upper stream floating. While enjoy the exciting rafting, you will go downwards along the river with a small boat, going through waves passing through a valley. At both sides of Mengdong River, there are cliffs standing superbly, falls suspending high in the air, ancient relics full of the place. While rating, one may feel as if they were jumping to the air from the ground, or dropping to a deep valley from the sky, or galloping on horse backs, or riding clouds and mist. With great admiration, one feels shocked first and then delighted. It is really worth trying. The driver and guide will pick you up at the terminal point of the rafting.After lunch you will have a tour in Furong Ancient Town( Also called King’s Village ),Furong ancient town consists of a group of mixed people, ethnic group of Tujia and Miao mixed with Han people. Tujia people account for more than 80% of the total population.It is an old town with more than two thousand years where Tujia Minority people live together. It is one of the best attractions to seek peace and visit classicism and it is also the portal of Mengdong River scenic. Furong Town not only has the beautiful natural landscape and rich Tujia ethnic folk customs, but also is a perfect place to explore a lot of protected cultural relics and records of Tujia political and military history. More than three hundred relics collected in Tujia Diaojiaolou buildings (vernacular pillar-supported dwellings) is the best presentation of Tujia culture.After the tour, go back to the hotel in Furong ancient town have a good rest.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Furong Town Hotel, a 4 star hotel.Day 6: Dragon Sitting Gorge & Red Stone Forest. Departure in the evening Stop At: Mengdong River Scenic Resort, Yongshun County, HunanAfter breakfast, the guide and drive will pick you up in the hotel,and start your today’s adventure tour, the first place you will visit is the dragon sitting gorge,has a special type of visiting line, that is, all the lines are built in the deep valley, taking full advantage of steep mountains, just like the sculpture carved by nature carefully looking from a distance. So, as you can imagine, walking along this kind of visiting line, you cannot go through all the cliffs solely relying on your hands and feet. Meanwhile, strong will and appreciation of the nature are also essential for climbing the Gorge. Only when you have an exploration by yourself someday, can you discover how it is like on earth.After lunch, you will have another tour to Red Stone Forest National Geological Park.The stone forest covers an area of 20 square kilometers in a totally original ecological status. In the stone forest, there are valleys, stream and springs. There are thick grassland and wistaria flowers growing in the forest, making it like a garden of nature. The tall rocks in various shapes can be seen throughout scenic spot. The stone color is changeable in accordance with the weather, time and season. The stone is red in Sunny days, black in the rain, brown and red on cloudy days. It even presents different colors in the morning and evening in a day.Today you will stay over night in Jishou City.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at jishou cityDay 7: Dehang Miao Village & Southern Wall & Fenghuang Ancient TownStop At: Fenghuang Ancient City Museum, Fenghuang County, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you from the hotel, then drive 1 hours to Dehang Miao village.In Hmong, “Dehang” means beautiful valley. The village lies in the central part of Dehang scenic spot. Dehang scenic spot consists of three parts: Dehang Miao Village, Liulong Stream and Yuquan Stream. Each of them has their unique highlights. Dehang Miao Village is built around mountains and waterfalls, with a wind-and-fire wall, Diaojiaolou Houses (vernacular pillar-supported dwelling) and carved windows. Here is inhabited by a group of Miao people. There are many flagstone roads leading you to every corner of the village and other attractions around it. After lunch then drive to the Southern Great Wall where 10 km from Fenghuang Ancient Town.This Southern Great Wall was built in 1554 in Ming Dynasty and completed in 1622. The rulers of the Ming Dynasty built it for the purpose of military usage to defend the kingdom against the Mio people of the south. Next drive to Fenghuang Ancient Town,the night view of Fenghuang is fabulous, attracted thousands of tourists all over the word.After appreciating the night view go back to hotel and have a good rest.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Phoenix Grand Hotel,a 4 star hotel. Day 8: Fenghuang & Zhangjiajie DepartureStop At: Fenghuang Ancient City Museum, Fenghuang County, HunanToday, have a nice tour in Fenghuang Ancient Town.Fenghuang (phoenix) ancient city, the national famous historical and cultural city, praised by New Zealand famous writer Louis alley as the most beautiful city in China. It is surrounded by Dehang Miao village, Mengdong River Rafting Area, and Fanjing mountain of Guizhou province.Legend has it that: Ancient India bird "Phoenix" collected scented woods and burned itself when reached the age of five hundred years. Resurrect from the ember, no more death. Chinese called the bird: Fenghuang, a holy legendary animal. In the history, Fenghuang is a symbol of Empress, like the emperor is a symbol of Dragon. In the town dozens of allays are paved with stones that run between the wooden houses built by the Tuo River. Chinese Miao people have stepped on the rock road generations after generations. Highlights of your today's tour will be Phoenix River rafting, The Former Residence of Shen Congwen, and the Ancient Town Museum etc.In the afternoon, drive back to Zhangjiajie city and escort you to airport or train station to your next destination or back home.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$480 Kid Friendly

Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang 4 Days Private All-inclusive Tour with Private Car/Van

ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie Arrival in the Evening (or late afternoon)Stop At: Hehua Airport Parking LotPick you up at Zhangjiajie airport (DYG) in the evening (or late afternoon), then transfer to your hotel by a private car/van.Duration: 5 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Over night at a simple hotel/hostel in Wulingyuan with a standard twin/double roomDay 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Wulingyuan Scenic AreaStop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanIt's a huge area. Today you will visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the best part of Wulingyuan Scenic Area.Duration: 8 hoursStop At: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanIt's one of the UNESCO world heritage site. See the mountain landscape, the beauty of nature and enjoy hiking time here.Duration: 8 hoursStop At: Golden Whip Brook, Zhangjiajie, HunanWalking (hiking) along the stream. Enjoying the forest walking. You will get a big chance to see wild monkeys in this area.Duration: 1 hourStop At: BaiLong Elevator, Zhangjiajie, HunanIt's the highest outdoor elevator in the world with glass window. A quick and easy way to get to the mountain top.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: YuanjiajieSightseeing in Avatar Mountain, Hallelujah Mountain, Avatar Pillar.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tianzi Mountain, Zhangjiajie, HunanIt's the best part of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. It's also the highest peak among the mountains in Wulingyuan. Highest spot is over 4,000 feet (1.26 kilometers). Sometimes the clouds is low, and you will stand above the clouds, then you could see the Tianzi Mountain Clouds. You will also see Xihai Stone Forest.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Tianzi Mountain Clouds, Zhangjiajie, HunanIf the weather is good. Some times there are clouds, and you could see the beautiful clouds there.Stop At: Xihai Stone Forest, Zhangjiajie, HunanWest Sea Stone Forest is one of the most stunning view you could get at Yunqing Rock sightseeing platform on the top of Tianzi Mountain. Need good weather as well.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Tianmen Fox Fairy Show, Zhangjiajie, HunanThe most popular performance in Zhangjiajie. It's an out door theater. So if it's a heavy rainy day, then it will no show available. And you will watching another famous show Charming Xiangxi Performance (with a middle seat).Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Charming Xiangxi Theatre, Zhangjiajie, HunanIt's a indoor performance. Best alternative for Tianmen Fox Fairy Show in a rainy day. You will choose one of these two shows to watch. A middle seat ticket (normal vip seat) is included. However you have an option to upgrade your ticket to a front seat (super vip seat) with extra cost on your own.Meals included: • Lunch: A simple Chinese lunch (or western fast food) on the mountain top.Accommodation included: Over night at a simple hotel/hostel in Yongding district with a standard twin/double roomDay 3: Tianmen Mountain (Including the longest cable car of the world, glass skywalk) -- FenghuangStop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanOne of the must-see attractions in Zhangjiajie (one is Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, another is this one Tianmen Mountain). You will see 999-step stairs Lead the Way to Heaven's Gate, Rock Hole of Heaven's Gate and experience the glass skywalk and riding the longest cable car of the world. The entrance ticket including one-way cable car ride and one-way eco-friendly shuttle bus ride. Not including the optional chairlift ride and a short distance escalator ride.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Phoenix Ancient Town, Fenghuang County, HunanIt cost about 3 hours by a private car transfer from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang. You will see the different beautiful view of the town in the evening. You will see the gorgeous lit up buildings and bridges. A boat riding on Tuo River in the evening is included in the tour price.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Phoenix Hong Bridge, Fenghuang County, HunanThis bridge is a landmark. It is beautiful from outside.Stop At: Tuojiang Ancient Street, Fenghuang County, HunanStroll on the ancient streets beside Tuo River.Duration: 20 minutesMeals included: • Lunch: A simple Chinese lunch (steamed buns, noodle or rice package).Accommodation included: Over night at a simple hotel/hostel in Fenghuang with a standard twin/double roomDay 4: Phoenix Ancient Town -- Zhangjiajie departureStop At: Phoenix Ancient Town, Fenghuang County, HunanDiscover the ancient town by yourself for a half day (If you are not comfortable with yourself, Your guide will escort you as your interpreter). You could appreciate the beautiful river, walk up and down both sides of Tuo River, enjoy the harmonious atmosphere in the ancient town. Getting relax while watching the rows of traditional wooden houses built on stilts and looking at what the local people do. In the afternoon, driving back to Zhangjiajie by our private car/van (about 3 hours driving time) and catching your late afternoon flight (or evening flight) at Zhangjiajie Airport.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Hehua Airport Parking LotAt the end of the tour, drop you off at Zhangjiajie airport for catching your late afternoon flight (or evening flight) for your next destination.If you are going to departing Zhangjiajie by train or bus instead of flight, it's also ok to drive you to those stations in Zhangjiajie.If your flight will depart Zhangjiajie in the morning of the following day after this tour, please choose our alternative tour package.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$400 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Fenghuang Old Town and Dehang Miao Village Tour

Day 1: (B, L) Zhangjiajie - Fenghuangdrive 4 hours to Fenghuang, on the way we can enjoy western Hunan beautiful landscape and nice minority villages, in the afternoon visit town,Enjoy a rowing boat trip to see the Diaojiao Lou (traditional Chinese gabled wooden houses built on stilts) on both sides of the river and Hongqiao up close, see Hongqiao (Rainbow Bridge), built in the Ming Dynasty over 600 years ago, is the ancient town's most well-known tourist spot. Stroll along the riverside and the narrow streets paved by flagstones, cross the river through the stepping stones, Tiaoyan (Leaping Stones), and the narrow primitive bridge near the Beimen Matou (North Gate Pier). You will also see the Gucheng Qiangcheng (the Ancient Town Wall), is located south of the river, between the North and East Gate.stay in Fenghuang Poshan Hotel   Day 2: (B, L)  Fenghuang - Dehang - ZhangjiajieDrive 4 hours back to Zhangjiajie, on the way we visit Dehang Miao village Drive up the high mountains with valley and layers of rice terraces to find an obscure Miao Peoples village named Dehang. The remoteness and inaccessibility keep the village life intact. In a seductive riverine setting overlooked by towering, other-worldly karst peaks, the Miao hamlet of Dehang offers a tantalising spectrum of treks into picturesque countryside. Marvel at the world most breathtaking bridge-Aizhai tunnel to tunnel suspension bridge, conclude tour in Zhangjiajie airport.

$258 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private Overnight Tour to Fenghuang Old Town from Changsha

Day 1. Changsha-- Fenghuang by car (L) At 7:30am, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in Changsha. Then, you will take a 5-hour ride on the highway to Fenghuang Old Town, which is a well-known river town in Hunan Province. There are well-preserved old wooden houses built by Tujia and Miao people beside the Tuo River. At night, it is a dreamy world when all lights are lit on in the old town. Tonight you can find a seat in one of the bars to enjoy the nice night scenery.  Accommodation: Local nice guesthouse in Fenghuang  Day 2. Fenghuang -- Changsha by car (BL) This morning, you will visit the Great Wall near Fenghuang, which is the only Great Wall in Southern China, and it was built in 17th century during the Ming Dynasty. After lunch, you will be transferred 5 hours back to your Changsha hotel where the tour concludes.

$739 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day PRI Tour to Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Old Town from Guangzhou by Bullet Train

D1. Guangzhou - Changsha - Zhangjiajie by train & car (L)At 7am, you will be picked up from lobby of centrally located Guangzhou hotel, and transferred to station to catch 2.5-hour bullet train to Changsha. Upon arrival, you will take a 5-hour ride to Wulingyuan Scenic Area, often referred to as Zhangjiajie. Accommodate: Pullman Hotel or equivalentD2. Zhangjiajie (BL)Today you will take one-hour ride to Zhangjiajie National Park where you will overlook the wonderful views by super elevator. The elevator takes 1.58 seconds to transport tourists from the bottom to the Yuanjiajie top exhibiting unbelievable and fantastic views. Enjoy the heaven and earth pillar unpredictable prototype mountain of the movie AVATAR directed by Jame Cameron on the Summit Sightseeing Platform.Afterwards you will move to visit Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve that offers a perfect location to have a panoramic picture. Known as 'the Monarch of the Peak Forest', Tianzi Mountain has four wonders: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, the Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.Later you will head to Shilihualang (10-Mile-Gallery) to explore. (One way by electric train; other way on foot for about 30 Minutes.)Accommodate: Pullman Hotel or equivalentD3. Zhangjiajie - Fenghuang by car (BL)Drive to Tianmen Mountain, then walk along the road leading to Gateway of Heaven. The glass walkway makes it so distinctive. You will take Tianmen Mountain Cableway to explore Tongtian Avenue (a way to Heaven), Tianmen Cave (Heaven Gateway), Tianmen Temple, Tianmen glass walkway, Ghost-valley plank road, and Yunmeng Fairy Summit. You will take a small cable to the main cable, then take the world's longest cableway, with a length of 7455 meters and elevation of 1518 meters to go down.(The round-way of the main cable and upper way for the small cable are included. If you take round-way small cable car, you will miss some sights.)Afterwards you will take 3-hour ride to old town of Fenghuang, which was built along the Tuo River with local wood. It is nice to wander around the well-preserved wooden houses. In the evening, the lights creates a wonderful world from the houses.  Accommodate: Guest house in the old townD4. Fenghuang - Huaihua or Changsha - Guangzhou by car & train (BL)Free explore in the morning. After lunch, you will take one-hour ride to Huaihua to catch 5-hour bullet train back to Guangzhou. (You will take train from Changsha to Guanzghou if no train tickets available in Huahuai due to its limited trains.) Upon arrival, you will be transferred back to your Guangzhou hotel where the trip concludes.