Fenghuang Ancient Town
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Tour Overview

You will never know how extraordinary this place is going to be if you have never gone there! This 5 days Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang Ancient Town Tour package will lead you to visit two nearby scenic areas: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Fenghuang Old Town. It will not only show you the real Avatar mountains inserted into the earth like an amazing stone forest but also unveil the mysterious mask of the local minority’s life in the beautiful ancient town. Taking the tour is an ideal way to catch the essence of Zhangjiajie and seeing point around.

Highlights of this tour:

*Enjoy the picturesque landscape in Golden Whip Stream and listen to the fairy tale of this place.
*Appreciate Baofeng Lake, known as the “Classic lake of the World”.
*Witness the largest aerial viewing platform in Zhangjiajie and learn about its history—Huangshi Fort.
*Marvel at the highest elevator in the world to appreciate the beauty of Zhangjiajie—Bailong Elevator.
*Appreciate the picturesque Fenghuang Ancient Town with minority culture.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival, the local driver will meet you by holding the welcome board and board the car. Then you will be escorted to hotel.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Zhangjiajie

  2. At 08:00, our guide and driver will meet you in your hotel and start today’s tour with Zhangjiaye National Forest Park. The first stop would be Huangshi Fort. With an area of 250mu and an altitude of 1200 meters, it is the acknowledged as the largest and most scenic sightseeing stand in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Among Chinese people there is a saying “One will not find the most essence beauty of Zhangjiajie without visit to Huangshi Fort. ”

    The next stop is Golden Whip Brook, 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.

    Today’s visit will ends with visit to 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 boating on the lake, we will drive back to hotel in Zhangjiajie city area.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Zhangjiajie

    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

  3. Please meet your guide at hotel lobby after breakfast. 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.

    Zhangjiajie Tianzi Mountain
    Zhangjiajie Tianzi Mountain

    Next, 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.

    At last you will hike through the Ten Miles Gallery to enjoy the fresh and charming natural scenery. It would be the great chance to take some pictures.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Zhangjiajie

    Yuanjiajie Bailong Elevator
    Bailong Elevator - the highest outdoor elevator in the world

  4. In the morning check out your hotel in Zhangjiajie and drive for about 4 hours to Fenghuang Old Town. The major inhabitant in the town are Miao minority nationality people. The town was named so because it’s layout takes the shape of a huge phoenix (Phoenix is Fenghuang in Chinese). Stilted building along rivers and the Miao ethnic culture are the most highlight things in the town. Wander in the old town, you will meet Former Residence of Shen Congwen, Tower of East, Yang Ancestral Memorial, Ancient Town Museum, traditional stilt house, Tuojiang River.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Fenghuang Ancient Town

    Zhangjiajie Fenghuang Ancient Town
    Zhangjiajie Fenghuang Ancient Town

  5. In the morning enjoy your free time to explore the old town. Then you will board the car and drive to Zhangjiajie airport or train station for departure.


Price includes

  • Accommodation: 4-night local 5 star hotels on double/single occupancy with daily breakfast
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

Price excludes

  • Flights and meal
  • Any optional activity inside the attractions
  • Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase commercial travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)
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