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Tour Overview

What impressed you most about Zhangjiajie? For most people, their knowledge of Zhangjiajie is just the place where the famous movie Avatar was filmed. After this 3-day tour in Zhangjiajie, you will learn more about this amazing place and know the reason why numerous people come all the way here.

You would hardly believe such an incredible place really exists. Take this private Zhangjiajie tour to discover the essence of Zhangjiajie, including Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, and so on. Join this tour to have a fantastic trip you will remember forever!

Travel destination: Zhangjiajie
Suitable for: Active Family, Nature Lovers, Photographers
Tour type: Private

Highlights of this tour:

  • Discover the wonderland of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
  • Appreciate Baofeng Lake, known as the “Classic lake of the World”.
  • Experience walking on the longest and highest transparent Glass Bridge.
  • Admire the marvelous Hallelujah Mountain.
  • Challenge yourself from the 999-step to the amazing Tianmen Cave.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. So honored to have you on our 3-day Zhangjiajie private tour! Please book your flight arriving in Zhangjiajie before 12:00 noon. Upon your arrival, your local guide will greet you at the exit of arrival hall by holding a name sign.

    Then, you will be transferred to explore Tianmen Mountain. You will take the 7,455-meter-long cable car, the longest one in the world up to the top of the mountain for 28 minutes. Appreciate the amazing scenery and take photos of the coiling road of 99 turns on the way.

    Walk on the thrilling glass skywalk and Ghost Valley Plank Road hanging on the cliff and visit Tianmen Mountain Temple. The temple was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) 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. You can conquer the 999 steps to Tianmen Cave and enjoy the wonderful scenery from above.

    Please note: Due to the heavy snow or severe cold weather in winter, Tianmen Cave and Ghost Valley Plank Road may be closed. Your tour guide and consultant will adjust your itinerary accordingly.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Zhangjiajie Downtown

    Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain
    Skyway of Tianmen Mountain

  2. After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up from hotel lobby and directly head to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. It is a landform museum of Zhangjiajie, integrating mountains, rivers, and caves. In the valley, you can see monkeys jumping and birds singing, and the reflection of green and steep mountains in the clear water.

    Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, a highlight of the Canyon, is the longest and highest glass bridge in the world with a length of 430 meters. You can have a panoramic view of flying waterfalls, lush forests, running streams when walking on the transparent glass floor.

    After that, we will drive around 1 hour and 20 minutes 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. Here you will enjoy a 2-hour hike along the Golden Whip Stream, one of the most beautiful sites in Zhangjiajie. Just listen to the murmurs of the stream, stroll along the valley, and stop to watch the fish swimming in the crystal-clear water. After the whole day tour, board the private car back to hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Zhangjiajie Downtown

    Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge
    Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

  3. Please meet your guide at hotel lobby after breakfast. Today, your Zhangjiajie tour continues in Zhangjiajie National Park. We will start at Tianzi Mountain. Take a sightseeing bus to the mountain top. You will witness rugged rocks and a forest of stone peaks. One of the spectacular sights is the sea of clouds after rain if you are lucky. After the visit, take a cable car down the mountain.

    Next, 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. 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.

    After that, you will be transferred to Baofeng Lake, the only water themed scenic spot in Zhangjiajie. 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 costumes.

    At the end of the Zhangjiajie tour package, your guide and driver will transfer you to catch your departure flight. Our service will end here. Wish you a pleasant journey.

    Please note: You're suggested to book a flight departing after 7:00 pm.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: N/A

    Zhangjiajie Avatar’s Hallelujah Mountain
    Avatar’s Hallelujah Mountain

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price includes

  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meal: 2 Chinese-style lunches listed in the itinerary
  • Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Private transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle with a 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 your group

Price excludes

  • Any flight and accommodation
  • 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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