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Join us on our mini-adventure to see the famous Zhangjiajie Avatar Mountains, and if you dare, walk along the world’s longest and highest glass bridge.
See the Heavenly Pillar, which was the inspiration of The Hallelujah Mountains in the film Avatar.
Zhangjiajie is a place not to be missed on your tour of China. Located on the north-western border of Hunan Province, this National Forest Park is famous for its unusual, but breathtakingly beautiful scenery, which includes more than three thousand unique rock ridges and sand stone quart peaks and eight hundred ghylls.
Marvel at this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s precarious peaks, clear-water streams, waterfalls, large karst caves, and dense forests, which are teeming with wildlife such as monkeys.
Tour Highlights –
Destination: Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China (中国 湖南 张家界)
Group in Oct: Fri. 26 - Sun 28 Oct. 2018
Group in Nov.: Fri 23 - Sun. 25 Nov. 2018
Number of Travelers: 4-20 people of many different nationalities
(Includes transportation via local private bus, 5-star hotel accommodation, entrance fees for main tourist attractions, travel insurance, bilingual tour guide service)
Accommodation and Meals ：Two nights in 5-star hotel with daily breakfast
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Trip Route Overview –
D1: Arrival in Zhangjiajie, free time to explore the city
D2: Bailong Elevator, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain
D3: Glass bridge - Tianmen Mountain - Sandstone Painting Institute -airport
Flight Schedule For Reference -
Shanghai Pudong T1- Zhangjiajie Eastern Airline MU9341 20:20 - 22:45
Zhangjiajie - Shanghai Pudong T1 Eastern Airline MU9344 21:35 - 23:30
Flight rate will be around 1500 - 2400rmb/person in weekend
Day 01- arrive zhangjiajie city
Local guide will meet and greet you at the airport or train station, 15 minutes transfer to hotel in zhangjiajie city. Free and easy time for you to explore the small city. Zhangjiajie is a small city located in the northwest of Hunan province, with a total population of 1.7 million. It is famous for its unique sand stone quarts peaks and mountains .
Day 02 Bailong Elevator, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain
After breakfast at your hotel, you will make your way to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to start today's adventure. Explore beautiful scenery during your ride to Bailong Elevator made of see-through glass before using it to ascend to Yuanjiajie Mountain. Venture from Yuanjiajie's summit with a 2.5-hour hike into the Pillar of Southern Sky, an inspiration for Hallelujah Mountains in the movie, Avatar. From there, you will proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to admire nearby peak-views before walking across the First Bridge Under Heaven. Lunch at the local restaurant will be available at your own expense. Next, park shuttle bus will take you to visit Tianzi Mountain where Imperial Writing Brush Peaks, Xihai Stone Forest, and other incredible views and scenery await. Your activities for the day will conclude a trip by Tianzi cable car before being transferred back to your hotel.
Day 03 Glass bridge - Tianmen Mountain - Sandstone Painting Institute -airport
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. We will then travel by bus (40min drive) Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge. This bridge is not only the highest, but also the longest glass bridge in the world. It is not for the faint-hearted. (the Glass bridge is built between two mountains of zhangjiajie Grand canyon, it is 375meters long and 6meters wide , With a height of 300meters from bottoms ), after that we will visit Tianmen Mountain, with the main peak of 1518.6 meters (4982.3 feet) high. The world marvelous scene called Tianmen Cave, meaning a door to the heaven in Chinese, makes this mountain famous. The comparative plat mountain top, the well-preserved original forest, the rare plants and species, the natural bonsai in everywhere form into a splendid picture. People entitle this mountain as the most beautiful flower garden in the sky and the fairy land in the boundary of heaven.
In the afternoon, you will visit a art gallery of sandstone painting to appreciate a new kind of painting style. After being taken back to Zhangjiajie, you will have free time in the city until your tour concludes with your transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.
This includes the following:
Local Transport with private bus
Two nights’ accommodation in 5-star Hotel with daily buffet breakfest
Entrance fees for main tourist attractions mentioned above
Mineral water, Travel insurance, Bilingual Local Tour guide service
The cost does NOT include:
Main Transportation (flight or train) from and to Zhangjiajie
Lunch and dinner during the trip
Single Room supplement 550RMB/person
Invoice, Personal and unexpected expenses
Mt. Tianzi Cable Car天子山索道 – 72RMB
Evening cultural Xiangxi Show魅力湘西表演 – 228RMB
Shoe Cover for Mt. Tianmen Skywalk鞋套 – 5RMB
About Accommodation(5-star Hotel)：
张家界京武铂尔曼酒店Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel
Located in the famous Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Pullman Zhangjiejie Hotel is a 5-star hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool. The roomsfeature free wired internet.
Guests can work out in the fitness centre or enjoy a relaxingmassage. Barbecue and karaoke facilities are provided. There is also a pooltable on site. Free parking is available. Meeting facilities are alsoavailable.
Pullman Zhangjiejie Hotel is 35 km from Zhangjiajie RailwayStation and 40 km from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport. It is 10 km from HuanglongCave, 20 km from Huangshi Zhai, 7 km from Tianzi Mountain and 3 km fromWulingyuan Scenic Area. Baofeng Lake is 5 km away.
With an open kitchen, the V - Café serves Southeast Asiacuisine. FENG Chinese Restaurant offers Hunan and Cantonese food, as well astypical dishes of Tujia minority group. Other dining options include V NoodlesRestaurant, Tea Pavillon and Lobby Bar.
The air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a minibar, a fridgeand a safety box. The bathrooms come with both bathtubs and shower facilities.Bathrobe, free toiletries and slippers are provided.
You Should Bring:
Zhangjiajie Travel Tips
1. Cuisine in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province is known to be very spicy! Local dishes are typically laced with hot peppers and chillies. Even instant noodles are mainly chilli flavour. Therefore, if you are not a fan of spicy food, please tell your guide that you would prefer non-spicy dishes.
2. Local people in Zhangjiajie are mainly from Tujia or Miao ethnic minority groups. When you are travelling in Hunan, please respect their culture and customs and listen to your guide.
3. Please wear non-slip shoes when visiting Zhangjiajie, as it may involve some hilly or steep paths. Please prepare some blister plasters if you are prone to any pain in your feet.
4. When take photos around the peaks, please be very careful whenever you move.
5. There are some steep roads sometimes, please slow down. For your security, be sure that "when you are still walking, don’t look at the view; when you are looking at the view, don’t walk."
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Zhangjiajie Safety Travel Tips
Cuisine of Zhangjiajie Hunan province is of spicy types and local people eat everything laced with hot peppers or black pepper even the instant noodles are mostly chili flavor. So if you are not a fan of spicy food, just state clearly with your guide for non-spicy dishes.
People in Zhangjiajie areas are mainly Tujia or Miao minorities, so when you travel to there, respect their customs and listen to your guide.
Wear skid proof shoes for visiting in Zhangjiajie since it may involves in some Hill Road or Sharp turn Road; if necessary, prepare some medicines along
Shopping in Zhangjiajie
There are many special local products at Zhangjiajie and the most famous ones are Tujia Stickup Picture, Tujia Brocade and Guiwen Stone Carving. Tujia Stickup picture is made by root, branch and bark from a tree, combining stone and grass together to create landscape or pictures; Tujia Brocade is a kind of amazing local handicraft, including weaving and embroidery.
If you a Chinese tea fan, Zhangjiajie is a must visit place: there are many brand teas in the areas, like Qingyan(green rock), Mingcui(tea green) Longxia(Lobster), Yunwu(Cloud and mist) or Maofeng Tea from Tianzi Mountain and Maojian Tea.
Local fruits are also worth a taste and you can find local products at the shopping mall, local markets or supermarket.
Eating at Zhangjiajie
Dishes in Zhangjiajie has characteristic of Hunan cuisine as well as local own flavor, with spicy food are mainly served. The sautéed and pickled dishes of Tujia people are also very special. Check the recommended Restaurants in Zhangjiajie
Nightlife / Entertainment at Zhangjiajie
There are some night shows in Wulingyuan Scenic Area or Xiangxi theatre where travelers can enjoy the folk singing or dancing performance. Visit the night market on streets and check some local vendors for barbecue or local snacks. Bars, pubs or cafes are not widely access than other large tourist cities.
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