This 5-day tour is designed for travelers who want to explore the culture of Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Ancient Town You will be impressed by its air of mystery, elegance and priming simplicity
ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie ArrivalPass By: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanWelcome to Zhangjiajie! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself 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. Your guide will help you check in.Meals included: • Lunch: Hunan featured local mealAccommodation included: Overnight at Sunshine hotel ,a 5 star hotel.Day 2: Zhangjiajie CityStop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, go and visit Tianmen Mountain: Regarded as the ‘soul’ of Zhangjiajie, Tianmen Mountain is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie; the views included graceful ancient trees, karst hillocks and long roads that are carved from the sides of the cliff. The cable car takes 30minutes from the city center to the mountain top and is the longest in the world.Tianmen Mountain Glass Walkway: Tianmen Mountain Glass Walkway, located in China’s Tianmen Mountain National Park, is one of the word’s highest observation platforms jutting out from a sheer cliff at 1430 meters tall. The 1.6-metre-wide, 60-meter-long glass walkway offers sightseers terrifying thrills and clear view of the mountain below as they tread nervously on it ,and has been compared to the Grand Canyon ‘skywalk ’in Arizona, USA.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Hunan featured local foodAccommodation included: Overnight at Pullman hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 3: Wulingyuan Stop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanOn this day, you’ll first take Bailong elevator 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. About Zhangjiajie National Forest Park:Located 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was the first national forest park in China, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. It is also famous for the inspiration for the movie AVATAR, the Hallelujah Mountain. The park is known for its odd-shaped peaks and rocks, exquisite forests, tranquil water, beautiful canyons, limestone caves and breathtaking views. Different scenery presents in different seasons. In spring, all flowers on mountains blossom and mountains are luxuriantly green. In summer, the forests flourish and are strongly fragrant. In autumn, the mountain slowly turns yellow and red with a sense of poetry at this time. In winter, travelers can marvel at the evergreen trees among the snowy landscape.After the exciting tour, you'll be escorted back to your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Hunan featured local foodAccommodation included: Overnight at Pullman hotel,a 5 star hotel.Day 4: Zhangjiajie(Wulingyuan Scenic Area)-Fenghuang(Phoenix Ancient Town)Stop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. The only stop in Zhangjiajie today is Yellow Dragon Cave in Suoxiyu Nature Reserve. Yellow Dragon Cave, also Huanglong Cave, is the underground-lost palace which praised as the most beautiful cave in the world by UNESCO Experts. With an area of 100,000 square meters, length of 7.6 kilometers, height of 140 meters, two underground rivers, four waterfalls, 13 caverns and 10,000 stalagmites and stalactites, it is a huge limestone cave. The Magic Needle and Chair of Dragon King are famous sights in the cave.After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you to Fenghuang Ancient Town with 4-hours’ drive. Appreciate the fabulous night view of this ancient town.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Phoenix Grand Hotel,a 4 star hotel.Day 5: Fenghuang(Phoenix Ancient Town)-Zhangjiajie CityStop At: Phoenix Ancient Town, 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.