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Tour Overview

This 6-day Changsha Fenghuang Fanjingshan Zhangjiajie tour takes you on a journey through some of the most beautiful natural and cultural sites in China. You’ll visit see precious cultural relics up close at the Hunan Provincial Museum, stroll the secluded alleys of the Fenghuang Ancient Town, hike up World Heritage site Fanjing Mountain, and experience the legendary beauty of Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan National Forest Park…

The tour ends with a visit to Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery and Tianmen Mountain before departing from Zhangjiajie.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore the ancient Fenghuang Town, which still preserves its original appearance from the Qing Dynasty.
2. Take a cable car to the top of Mount Fanjing and enjoy stunning views of the landscape.
3. Walk through the famous Glass Bridge, the highest and longest glass bridge in the world, in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.
4. Visit the Avatar-inspired Pillar of Southern Sky in Yuanjiajie, surrounded by towering sandstone peaks.
5. Take a 28-minute cable car ride to Tianmen Mountain and walk along a glass-bottomed walkway that edges the cliff.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Please make your own way to Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Upon arrival, your driver will pick you up from the exit gate. And then you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Free and easy time for you to explore the city.

    Accommodation: in Changsha

  2. After breakfast, meet with our guide and driver. Go to visit the Hunan Provincial Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts from Hunan's history and culture. You'll learn about the province's rich traditions and get a glimpse into the lives of its people throughout the centuries.

    Changsha Hunan Provincial Museum
    Hunan Provincial Museum

    Then move on to Orange Island - a long and narrow island in the Xiang Jiang River. Take a walk through the beautiful park and enjoy the stunning views of the river and the city skyline. During major festivals, there are fireworks displays, giving visitors a visual feast.

    In the later afternoon, take a high-speed train to Fenghuang Ancient Town, a 300-year-old town built in the Qing Dynasty and still being kept in its original appearance. Enjoy the night view of Fenghuang.

    Accommodation: in Fenghuang

    Fenghuang Ancient Town
    Night Views of Fenghuang Ancient Town

  3. Today, you will explore the natural beauty of Mount Fanjing, listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage in 2018. You'll take a cable car to the top of the mountain and visit the famous Mushroom Stone, a unique rock formation that resembles a mushroom. From there, you'll hike for about 30 minutes to the Golden Summit, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Finally, you'll walk up to the peak of the mountain to take in the stunning panoramic views.

    Mount Fanjing
    Fanjing Mountain

    We will also walk a little down to admire the natural scenery along the way to the sacred Buddhist attractions.

    At the end of the tour, transfer you back to Fenghuang for the night.

    Accommodation: in Fenghuang

  4. In the morning you will take a boat ride on the Tuo River. Then take a high-speed train to Zhangjiajie city in the noon time. After lunch, pay a visit to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Firstly, we will walk across the Glass Bridge, measuring 300 meters above the ground, the highest and longest glass bridge in the world.

    Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge
    Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

    You can give your legs a rest and choose to take a 600-meter-long slide to the bottom of the canyon (Pay an extra RMB80 on your own). Or you can enjoy hiking along the walking path down to the bottom of the canyon. Upon your descent, hike through the canyon and admire the surrounding dense forests, mysterious caves, and crystal-clear streams.

    At night, you can either stroll around Xi'bu Cultural Street or enjoy a local folk show at your own expense. (Next to the hotel is a theater, where there will be wonderful performances, featuring songs, dances, and acrobatics performed by members of the Tujia and Miao ethnic minorities wearing their traditional costumes. Highly recommended)

    Accommodation: in Wulingyuan Area

    Zhangjiajie Xi'bu Cultural Street
    Local Folk Show on Xi'bu Cultural Street

  5. After breakfast, you will head to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park for today's adventure. Take the Bailong Elevator, made of clear glass, and explore the beautiful scenery before riding it up to the top of Yuanjiajie Mountain. Visit Yuanjiajie Peak and hike for 2 hours into the Pillar of Southern Sky, the inspiration for the Hallelujah Mountains in the movie Avatar.

    Zhangjiajie Bailong Elevator
    Bailong Elevator

    After that, we take a shuttle bus to Tianzi Mountain, a typical quartz-sandstone landscape characterized by dense peaks. Thanks to its large open platform, we can definitely experience the most spectacular sandstone peak forest. Then we will take the cable car down and return back to the hotel for a good rest.

    Accommodation: in Wulingyuan Area

  6. In the morning, check out and then pay a visit to Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery to see unique painting art. Then transfer to Tianmen Mountain. We'll take a 28-minute cable car ride to the top of the mountain. Upon arrival, your guide will take you for a walk along a glass-bottomed walkway that edges the cliff, followed by a walk up the mountain trail for spectacular views.

    Tianmen Mountain Cable Car
    Tianmen Mountain Cable Car

    You will take the escalator to reach Heaven's Gate, a naturally formed arch at 5,000 feet above sea level. Then we will walk down the 999 steps of the "stairway to heaven" to take a fast cableway to descend the mountain.

    Tianmen Mountain Heaven's Gate
    Heaven's Gate

    You will have free time to have dinner before we head to the airport. Your 6-day Changsha Fenghuang Fanjingshan Zhangjiajie tour ends here. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

    Note: It is recommended that you book a flight departing after 8 p.m.

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • 5 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels (with daily breakfasts);
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers; 
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary; 
  • High-speed train tickets Changsha-Fenghuang, Fenghuang - Zhangjiajie (second-class);
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flights to Changsha / off Zhangjiajie;
  • Lunch or dinner;
  • Any optional activities such as slide and zip line (RMB80p.p) in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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