6- Day Super VIP Photography Tour in Zhangjiajie
Day 1 Zhangjiajie
Your personal guide will meet you right in the arrivals hall, ready and on time. A comfortable private car and experienced driver will be ready and waiting to take you to the hotel.
Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Full day trip to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, explore Golden Whip Stream. Located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Golden Whip Stream covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys. The stream is limpid through the year, with many scenic spots along the way, the most popular scenic spots are : Golden Whip Rock, Puccoon Pool, Camel Peak.
Take Bailong Elevator up Yuanjiajie,Bailong Elevator is the said to be the worlds tallest full-exposure outdoor lift,double-deck sightseeing elevator. 6 minutes bus riding from Bailong Elevator to reach Yuanjiajie, Yuanjiajie is the inspiration for Hallelujah Mountain in AVATAR , Where you will also find the aptly named First Bridge under Heaven, Lover Peaks and so on.( Note: Most visitors will choose to up Yuanjiajie by Bailong Elevator in the morning, so it will be much less crowded to take elevator in the afternoon)
Day 3 Wulingyuan Scenic Area ( provide a private car inside park )
Visit Old House Area, all private cars are not allowed to enter Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, there is no tourism bus you can take to Old House Area(also called Laowuchang), we will hire a private car in the park to serve you. Old House Area is another place for watching sunrise and one of the classic off-the-beaten-track places in the park. Have a walk to photo Spirit Soldiers Meeting and Sky Field Garden. Sky Field Garden is a rice paddy area, farmed by local people and hanging on an outcrop, surrounded by Zhangjiajie’s classic towers. What’s more, you will have a best whole view of Bailong Elevator when you are in Old House Area. (Note: Old House Area is a paradise for hiking lovers and photographers, the sceneries are absolutely spectacular, much much fewer visitors come here, and it is also a good place for enjoying sunrise)
Our private car will take you to Tianzi Mountain, Tianzi Mountain is a mesa in the northwest of Wulingyuan. Up on the mesa, the field of vision is widely opened up and it is a perfect location to have a panoramic view of the nature reserve, boasts rocky peaks in grotesque shapes and shrouded in drifting mist, Tianzi Mountain is one of the must see scenic spots when you are in Zhangjiajie, stop at Shengtang Bay, Shentang Bay is a gorge shaped like a huge basin walled by lofty precipices. The bottom of the gorge is veiled in mists and clouds all day, adding to its mysteriousness. What's more, almost nobody visit this place, so you can stay here to take some nice pictures. Then your guide will take you to visit Helong Park, The West Sea and so on. Take Tianzi Cablecar down the mountain.(Note: it is common to have a long line to take tourism bus from Yuanjiajie to Tianzi Mountain during peak season, take the private car will save you a lot of time and your tour is more flexible)
Option: The Xiangxi Dance Show in the evening
Day 4 Wulingyuan Scenic Area
Private escorted tour to Yellow Dragon Cave, this cave is just like an underground "magical palace", featuring a wide cave, deep and secluded underground rivers, hanging waterfalls and dense stone bamboo shoots, showing a style of its own.In the cave there’s a stalagmite length at 19.2m in the cave, in 1998 the Yellow dragon cave company has bought one hundred million insurance for it. ( Note:The Cave has 3 floors together, you are not allowed to enter the cave without a local guide, there is no signal, so your mobile phone is not available inside the cave. On 3rd floor, you can use free WIFI)
Take a exhilarating drive to Baofeng Lake, Baofeng Lake is the masterpiece of nature and human beings’wisdom.It is 85 meters above the ground and attains an altitude of 585 meters.With an average depth of 72 meters.All the water is from rainfall and spring without any pollutant.It is pure just like a big crystal among Bao feng mountain Range.When you cruise, you can hear authentic song from Tujia minority people.You can fully understand the harmony and peace between human beings and nature.
Day 5 Wulingyuan Scenic Area
After breakfast in the Hotel,transfer to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, combining mountain, water and hole,Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is the landform museum of Zhangjiajie.The main attractions are: One-Line-Sky, Family Portrait, The millennial Ancient Rattan, Chuangwang Pavilion, the Southern Red Flag Canal, Zhuaxian Spring, Rotten Ship Rock, Whats more, the worlds highest see-through skywalk bridge will be completed and open to public in May 2016. (Note: As tickets are limited, you'd better book ticket on Internet or by local travel agency, only a maximum of 800 persons are allowed on the bridge at one time).
Enjoy free time to Xibu Street,It consists of water bar street, the Chinese snack street, xiangxi folk shopping street, leisure inn and creative mate. Thus becoming a complex tourism commercial pedestrian street.
Drive to Tujia Folk Garden,with woodcarving on the windows, Flying Eaves and colorful wall, Tujia Folk Garden is a masterpiece of nature and manmade. In the park,the famous buildings are Tusi Town, Baoshou or Wave Hand Hall and Tujia Village. Chongtian Tower, which is 48 meters high, has 12 stories with special design. The park shows Tujia customs, special stone, root carving, precious relics and old Tujia folk performance, such as Maogusi Dance and Copper Bells Dance.
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie City
Day 6 Tianmen Mountain
In the morning, have a leisure breakfast in the hotel, then check out from hotel and depart for Tianmen Mountain.Take the longest cablecar(about 7.5 kilometes long) in the world up Tianmen Mountain,have a walking on the mountain plank road built along the face of cliffs. You will feel like walking in a fairy land when the mist is still heavy. The world marvelous scene on Tianmen Mountain is called Tianmen Cave, means a door to the heaven in Chinese,well-known for being glided through by a world-class stuntman in a wing suit. (Note: there are two lines you can visit Tianmen Mountain, A line, traveling up to the mountain peak by cablecar and by car down; B line, traveling up to the mountain peak by car and by cablecar down, in the peak season, you'd better choose A line).
Transfer to the airport for the flight to your next destination.