Tianzi Mountain

Tianzi mountain, with Suoxi Valley in the east, Zhangjiajie in the south and Sangzhi county in the north, is one of the four scenic spots of Wulingyuan scenic area. The highest peak of it is 1262.5 meters (Kunlun Mountain) and the lowest peak is 534 meters (Shilan Valley). The total acreage of the scenic area is 67 square kilometers, and the tour route around the mountain is 45 kilometers. The natural scenery of it is the great workmanship of nature. And there are the amazing mountain and clear water as well as the simple folk custom and unique flavor of ethnic food.

Basic Facts about the Tianzi Mountain:

  • Tianzi mountain isone ofthe best place to appreciate scenery. It is higher in center and lower around the center, which looks like a giant pagoda rising from the ground. Due to its high terrain, visitors can enjoy the scenery of east, south and west sides with a good view.
  • The charm of Tianzi mountain also lies in a huge rock wall whichis more than 20 kilometers long and about 1,000 kilometers high. On the mountainside, there is a curved and flat tour path which is more than 20 kilometers long and 69 rock bays and 84 viewing platform for visitors to admire the workmanship of nature.
  • Tianzi mountain also famous forits four wonders– cloud and mist, moon night, sunrise and snow. Cloud and mist is a common After a long rain or drizzle, hazy fog appears first, then clouds floating around forms. The peaks appear and disappear in the boundless sea of clouds, making visitors feel as if they are in the fairyland.

How to Buy Entrance Tickets:

  • Prices of tickets:
Combo ticket CNY 225

Notes: The combo ticket includes four core scenic spots (Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Suoxi Valley, Yangjiajie Scenic Area, Tianzi Mountain) of Wulingyuan Scenic Area. The ticket is valid for 4 days with many scenic spots in the scenic area, so, it is necessary for visitors to plan the tour route before travelling.

Opening time: 07:00-18:30

  • Prices of transportation:
Cable Car(from Tianzi Mountain↔Suoxi Valley ) Single Trip CNY 72
Cable Car(from Tianzi Mountain↔Suoxi Valley ) Round Trip CNY 144

Opening time:

Peak Season 07:30-17:30
Low Season 08:00-17:00

When is the best time to visit?

The best time to visit Tianzi Mountain is April to October. During these months, the natural scenery is charming with green and density trees and blooming flowers.

Tips: Visitors had better avoid the official holiday in China, because many Chinese citizens choose to travel on official holidays to ease the pressure of their work. As a result, many Chinese tourist attractions are overcrowded and traffic jams are common. Therefore, visiting China at this time will bring tourists a less pleasant travel experience.

Official Holidays in China

Chinese New Year Around January or February
Winter vacation January-February
Labor Day May1st -3rd
Summer vacation(for students) July-August31st
Mid-Autumn Festival Around mid-September
National Day October 1st-7th

How to get to the Tianzi Mountain?

  • Bus

Visitors can take the direct shuttle bus at the Zhangjiajie Bus Station to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and then take a battery car or walk to Tianzi Mountain.

  • Cable Car

Visitors can take cable car to Tianzi Mountain directly, which is not only a way to save time and energy, but also a good choice for visitors to enjoy the charming scenery that cannot be seen by walking.

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