Xiangxi Travel Tips

In order to provide a comfortable tour for visitors, China Dragon Tours provides the detailed information about useful numbers, hospitals, banks, post offices and expresses and other information related to Xiangxi Tour.

1. Useful Numbers of Xiangxi

Fire 119
Police 110
Ambulance 120
Consumers' Complaint 12315
Weather 12121
Jishou Railway Station 0743-8224879
 Jishou Bus Station 0743-8224879

2. Expresses and Post Offices in Xiangxi

  • Xiangxi Prefecture Post Office(湘西州邮政)
    Add: No. 2 West Wuling Road(武陵西路2号)
    Tel: (0743)8235185
  • Hexi Post Office(河溪邮政所)
    Add: Jishou City, Xiangxi, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市)
    Tel: (0743)8641314
  • Post Office in East Wuling Road(武陵东路营业所)
    Add: No. 50 East Wuling Road(武陵东路50号)
    Tel: (0743)8231756
  • ZTO Express(中通快递)
    Add: Northeast 200 meters of the Intersection of Renhe Road and Chaoyang Road(仁和路与朝阳路交叉口东北200米)
    Tel: 95311
  • STO Express(申通快递)
    Add: East Guangming Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市光明东路)
    Tel: (0743)2110338
  • STO Express(Qianzhou Business Office)(申通快递(乾州营业厅))
    Add: East Gate of Gongwuyuan Community, Chaoyang Road, Qianzhou Subdistrict, Jishou City, Xiangxi, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市乾州街道朝阳路公务员小区东门)
    Tel: (0743)8667708
  • Yunda Express(韵达快递)
    Add: Xinqiao Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市新桥路)
    Tel: 18569093780
  • ZTO Express(中通快递)
    Add: Village Group 2 of Datianwan, Jishou City, Xiangxi(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市大田湾2组)
    Tel: (0743)8552020,18627435069

3. Banks in Xiangxi

  • China Construction Bank(Qianzhou Sub-branch)(中国建设银行(乾州支行))
    Add: Shiji Avenue, Qianzhou, Jishou, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市乾州世纪大道)
    Tel: (0743)8511999
  • China Construction Bank(Sub-branch at Renmin Road(中国建设银行(人民路支行))
    Add: No. 73 Renmin Road(人民路73号)
    Tel: (0743)8223267
  • China Construction Bank(Jishou University Sub-branch)(中国建设银行(吉首大学支行))
    Add: No. 1220 South Renmin Road(人民南路120号)
    Tel: (0743)8564768
  • ICBC(Sub-branch at Wuling Road)(中国工商银行(武陵路支行))
    Add: No. 3 East Wuling Road(武陵东路3号)
    Tel: (0743)8236264
  • Bank of Communications(交通银行)
    Add: No. 27 West Tuanjie Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市团结西路27号)
    Tel: (0743)8777220,(0743)8777210
  • Bank of China(Sub-branch at North Renmin Road)(中国银行(人民北路支行))
    Add: No. 105 North Renmin Road, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市人民北路105号)
    Tel: (0743)8223569
  • Jishou Rural Commercial Bank(吉首市农村商业银行)
    Add: No. 14 Wenyi Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市文艺路14号)
    Tel: (0743)8224239
  • China Construction Bank(Xiangxi Branch)(中国建设银行(湘西分行))
    Add: No. 6 West Wuling Road, Jishou City(吉首市武陵西路6号)
    Tel: (0743)8227629
  • Bank of China(Sub-branch at Tuanjie Road)(中国银行(团结路支行))
    Add: No. 24 East Tuanjie Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市团结东路24号)
    Tel: (0743)8231631

4. Hospitals in Xiangxi

  • Xiangxi Prefecture Tumor Hospital(湘西自治州肿瘤医院)
    Add: No. 37 Dongmen Poyixin Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市东门坡一心路37号)
    Tel: (0743)8231484
  • Jishou People's Hospital(吉首市人民医院)
    Add: No. 105 North Renmin Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市人民北路105号)
    Tel: (0743)8711120
  • Jishou Longfeng Maternity Hospital(吉首龙凤妇产医院)
    Add: No. 20 East Wuling Road, Jishou City(吉首市武陵东路20号)
    Tel: (0743)2122177
  • Hospital of Jishou University(吉首大学医院)
    Add: No. 28 Middle Renmin Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan(湖南省湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市人民中路28号)
    Tel: (0743)2120699
  • Ayr Eye Hospital(爱尔眼科医院)
    Add: No. 15 West Wuling Road, Jishou City, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州吉首市武陵西路15号)
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  • Xiangxi Ethnic Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine(湘西州民族中医院)
    Add: Guanxiangmen Street, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture(湘西土家族苗族自治州关厢门街)
    Tel: (0743)2121131

5. Best Time to Visit Xiangxi

The best time of year to visit Xiangxi for general outdoor tourist activities is from late September to late October.  The best time to visit Xiangxi for hot-weather activities is from late August to late September. In a word, spring and autumn are the best periods to travel there.

6. Things to Do in Xiangxi

Characterized by spectacular landscapes, charming natural scenery and diverse ethnic customs, Xiangxi is an impressive region to visit. Fenghuang Ancient Town, known as one of "the most beautiful towns in China", is a place renowned for its natural beauty, long history, colorful ethnic culture and charming night scene. Furong Town is the door of Mengdong River waterway tour and the south gate of Mengdong River scenic spot. Furong Town is originally named Wangcun. The famous movie Furong Town acted by Liu Xianqing and Jiang Wen, the famous actress and actor in China is shot here. The Aizhai Bridge(矮寨大桥) is a suspension bridge on the G65 Baotou–Maoming Expressway near Jishou City, Hunan. The bridge was built as part of an expressway from southwest China's Chongqing Municipality to Changsha. The bridge is famous for the spectacular view it offers those crossing it. As of 2013, it is the thirteenth-highest bridge in the world and the world's nineteenth-longest suspension bridge. In September 2012, the Aizhai Bridge was the site of an international BASE jumping festival that included more than 40 jumpers from 13 countries. Qianzhou Ancient Town is located in Jishou City in central China’s Hunan Province. Its history can be traced back 4,200 years ago when the original inhabitants lived here. Since the Qin dynasty (221BC-206BC), it has become an important port connecting the inland areas and Miao ethnic minorities. It is difficult to list all attractions in Xiangxi one by one. If you want to know detailed information about attractions in Xiangxi, you can see the introduction of attractions in the following. Of course, you can contact us for more detailed information. Therefore, come here, we can always find the right attractions for you according to your requirements. In fact, when you choose to go to Hunan, what you meet will be a dreamy trip.

7. How to Get to Xiangxi

There is no airport in Xiangxi. If you need to go to Xiangxi by air, you should first go to Hehua Airport in Zhangjiajie or Daxing Airport in Tongren that are near to Xiangxi, and then get there by bus. Of course, visitors can get to Xiangxi by train or long-distance bus. What's more, Jishou Bus Station on Wuling Road is not far from Jishou Railway Station, and has buses to Fenghuang County, Zhangjiajie and Huaihua.

8. Other Travel Tips for Visiting Xiangxi

What to Pack

  • Spring: wind coat, jacket and thin sweaters.
  • Summer: In order to get a comfortable trip to Xiangxi in summer, these things are necessary, such as T-shirt, shorts, a light coat, sunglasses, a sun hat, a pair of hiking shoes. Of course, the mosquito repellant and raincoat are your best choices.
  • Autumn: wind coat, jacket and thin sweaters.
  • Winter:  thick coat and sweater, cotton wadded jacket.

What to Notice

1. In China, please had better not travel in peak seasons, such as Chinese New YearInternational Labor Day and National Day. If you want to experience the traditional festival culture, Taking a tour during the traditional festivals of China can get the opportunity to experience the festivals culture.

2. Be careful of the changeable temperature. A few chilly days could be followed by relatively hot weather. So it is better to take some early winter clothes to protect you away from the sudden low temperature.