Zhangjiajie is such an amazing place that you have to experience its natural beauty in person. Pictures and words don’t do it justice at all. After visiting the place, you will know why the blockbuster Avatar was filmed there. Just join this tour to have a wonderful time in charming Zhangjiajie. With the company of helpful and accommodating English-speaking tour guide, you will have nothing to worry about on the tour.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream, Baofeng Lake, Tianzi Mountain, Yuanjiajie, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, Tianmen Mountain
Tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel
Welcome to Zhangjiajie! When you arrive at Zhangjiajie Airport, your local driver will greet you at the exit of arrival hall by holding a name sign and transfer you to your hotel. Before getting off the plane, please double check your belongings to ensure you have collect all your stuff. The rest of the day is for your own arrangement. You can freely explore the city by yourself. If you need any suggestions on your free time, we will be very happy to help you.
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie local 5* hotel
Day 2 One Day Private Tour to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream and Baofeng Lake (B+L)
Attractions: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream, Baofeng Lake
After your breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby and directly head to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. It’s the first national forest park in China and was included in World Natural Heritage List in 1992 for the queer forest of quartz sandstone peaks. You will see the pillars rise hundreds of meters into the sky, stroll along tranquil valleys and feel rejuvenated by the fresh air. Yellow Stone Village, with an altitude of more than 1200 meters, is the largest and best observation deck to overlook the quartz sandstone peak forest. You can hear the story of Zhang Liang being saved by Huang Shi from your guide while you are walking, and you may come across cute monkeys on the way. Please conceal your edibles instead of putting them in a plastic bag because the monkeys may snatch it from you. After the village, you will move on to Golden Whip Stream, one of the most beautiful sites in Zhangjiajie. The stream winds its way through the hills and valleys and got its name because of passing by the Golden Whip Rock. Just listen to the murmurs of the stream, stroll along the valley and stop to watch the fish swimming in the crystal clear water. The last stop is Baofeng Lake, which is the only water themed scenic spot in Zhangjiajie. Its picturesque scenery even attracts TV crews to come here. You can have a pleasant cruise watching the peaks being reflected on the lake and enjoying the folk songs from local Tujia minority girls in traditional costume. After the whole day tour, your guide and driver will take you back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie local 5* hotel
Day 3 Private Day Tour to Tianzi Mountain, Yuanjiajie and Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge (B+L)
Attractions: Tianzi Mountain, Yuanjiajie, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
You will meet your guide and driver at your hotel lobby in the morning. Today’s first stop is Tianzi Mountain. There is a saying that you will not want to see any other mountains after visiting Tianzi Mountain. One of the spectacular sights is the sea of clouds after rain if you are lucky. You will witness rugged rocks and a forest of stone peaks which looks like a group of warriors listening to orders.
After lunch, we will go to explore Yuanjiajie, the inspiration for Hallelujah Mountain in the super famous movie Avatar. You can experience Bailong Elevator, the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world. You will be amazed by the speed of the elevator, only 1 minute and 58 seconds up to Yuanjiajie. When you step out of the elevator, a magical landscape painting will unfold in front of you. The massive quartz-sandstone pillars are just towering over you or next to you.
Then move on to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon to try the longest and highest Glass Bridge in the world with a length of 430 meters. You can have a panoramic view of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon walking on the transparent glass floor. You may be scared to step on the bridge at first, but once you take the first step, you will enjoy the magnificent view of flying waterfalls, lush forests, running streams. At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel for a good rest.
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie local 5* hotel
Day 4 Tianmen Mountain Private Day Tour and Zhangjiajie Departure (B+L)
Attractions: Tianmen Mountain
Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel after breakfast. As you will take departure flight directly after today’s tour, please pack your belongings in advance.
Today is all about Tianmen Mountain, famous for Tianmen Cave (which means a gate to the heaven in Chinese). You will take the 7,455-meter-long cable car up to the top of Tianmen Mountain for 28 minutes, appreciating the amazing scenery and taking photos of the coiling road of 99 turns on the way. Then you will explore the mountain, walk on the thrilling glass skywalk hanging on the cliff and visit Tianmen Mountain Temple which was built in the Tang Dynasty and became the center of Buddhism activities in western Hunan. Next get to Tianmen Cave, a natural water-eroded cave with the highest elevation in the world. From ancient to modern times, numerous people from emperors to normal people come here to pray for blessings. You can conquer the 999 steps to Tianmen Cave and enjoy the wonderful scenery from above.
After lunch, it’s time to say goodbye to Zhangjiajie. Your guide and driver will transfer you to catch your departure flight. Our service will end here. Wish you a pleasant journey.
Kind Notice: Please note the above price is not applicable for weekends and Chinese public holidays. For each weekend, there is additional USD46 per pax and the same for Chinese public holiday like National Holiday, May Day Holiday, please inquiry us.
Airport pick-up and drop-off
Comfortable transfers in air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
Admission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary
Professional English-speaking tour guide
3 Chinese style lunches
3 nights 5 stars hotel with daily breakfast
One bottle of mineral water per person per day
Fuels, tolls and parking charges
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Arrival flight on the first day and departure flight on the last day
All personal expenses, optional activities and additional hotel services
Our expert consultant will have your booking confirmed in 12 hours. We accept the last-minute booking for most of time even if time is pressing. After your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email which includes the agreed detailed itinerary with prices.
A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour guide
Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.
If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.