Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang (and Guilin) 6-days Tour
Day 1. Zhangjiajie Arrival
Arriving at Zhangjiajie airport. Picking up and transfer to your hotel in Zhangjiajie.
Accommodation area: Zhangjiajie
Day 2. Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Tianzi Mountain, Yuanjiajie)
We are heading to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area. First main attraction is Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (entrance ticket 36 USD/person, 4 days valid). We will take Bailong elevator (1,070 ft. glass elevator) go up to Yuanjiajie Senic Area. We will visit Greatest Natural Bridge, Enchanting Terrace and Heaven Pillar. Heaven Pillar is AVATAR Mountain. The movie AVATAR was shot here. Enjoy Hallelujah Mountain. Then we are going to Tianzi Mountain by tourist car. We will see Xihai,Helong Park, Imperial Writing Brush Peaks, Fairy Dispersing Flowers, etc. The local government built Helong Park here in memory of General Helong.
Living at Wulinyuan District hotel of your choice.
Day 3:the Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie (world highest glass bridge) -- Yellow Dragon Cave
In the morning, we go to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon to see the glass bridge (37 USD/ticket). It's about 50 minutes driving from Wulinyuan.
At afternoon, we explore Yellow Dragon Cave ( 15 USD/ticket for entrance fee). It is called "the most amazing tourist cave in China". It is also called "underground enchanted palace".
Staying at Wulinyuan District hotel of your choice.
Day 4: Golden Whip Brook -- Tianmen Mountain (the Rock Hole of Heavenly Gate and glass walkway)
Golden Whip Brook is Located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys. The brook is limpid through the year, with many scenic spots along the way. It is famous for Jinbian Cave which has a height of 382 meters and looks like a huge flying eagle.
At afternoon, we will go to Tianmen Mountain (38 USD/ticket). Your heart will beat fast at Tianmen Mountain on the world’s longest cable car, the suspended glass walkway almost a mile (1,430 meters) above the ground, and the ‘99 Bends’ mountain road. You will take a chairlift to the highest spot of Tianmen Mountain at Tianman Temple.
At night: Watching Tianmen Fox Fairy show (optional).
Sleeping at Yongding District (city downtown) hotel of your choice.
Day 5. Zhangjiajie -- Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town)
Transporting to Fenghuang in the morning. Taking boat ride on Tuo River. Enjoying the harmonious atmosphere and Walking up and down both sides of Tuo River. Get relax while watching the rows of traditional wooden houses built on stilts and looking at what the local people do.
Accommodation area: Fenghuang.
Day 6. Fenghuang Departure (Guilin,Zhangjiajie or other cities)
Go to your next destination from nearby airports (Tongren Fenghuang airport TEN, only 40 kilometers away from Fenghuang; Huaihua Zhijiang Airport HJJ, 110km from Fenghuang; Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport DYG, 230km from Fenghuang), bullet-train station (Huaihua), normal train stations or bus stations.
(There is an intercity bus goes to Guilin directly from Fenghuang General Bus Station every day. It only takes 6 hours and 23 USD/person.)
Attractions Visited in This Tour
- Wulingyuan Scenic Area
- Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain
- Golden Whip Brook (Golden Whip Stream)
- Tianzi Mountain
- Phoenix Ancient Town