Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie Overview

Chinese Name: 张家界 English IPA: Zhangjiajie Location: Northwest Hunan Population (city): 1,700,000(2013) Language: Xiangxi Dialect Zip code: 427000 Tel code: (+86)0744 Time zone: UTC+8

Zhangjiajie City is located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province. It is located at the junction of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and the settlement area of Dongting Lake. It is between 109°40″ and 111° 20″ east longitude and 28°52″ to 29°48″ north latitude. It connect Shimen County, Taoyuan County in the east,  Yuanling County in the south and Hefeng County, Yi’en County of Hubei Province in the north. Wulingyuan Scenic Area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as well as an AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.

Highlights

  • Three Must-see Attractions: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, and Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon are the representatives of Zhangjiajie sceneries. Come here and experience the unique beauty of Zhangjiajie.
  • Colorful Ethnic Culture: In addition to the natural sceneries, Zhangjiajie is a multi-ethnic area with 33 ethnic minorities. It has a rich cultural landscape with ethnic characteristics, which attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world, and has a high popularity and reputation in the tourism field at home and abroad.
  • Shooting Location of Famous Movie “Avatar”: The shooting location in Zhangjiajie of Avatar is the Yangjiajie Scenic Area in Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie. The prototype of the main hilltop of Hallelujah Mountain is the “Qiankun Column(乾坤柱)”. There have been two scenic spots such as “Yu Ping Feng” and Baofeng Lake Waterfall in Huangshi Village.
  • Paradise for Photographers: Zhangjiajie is a place where is full of attractions. Even you do not have the skilled photography technology, you can also take the beautiful photos.

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Zhangjiajie Attractions

Characterized by spectacular landscapes, charming natural scenery and diverse ethnic customs, Zhangjiajie is an impressive region to visit. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park shall be on the list of Zhangjiajie Travel, and it has different beauties in four seasons. Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is a must-see place when you come to Zhangjiajie. When you come to Zhangjiajie, there are too many things to do, such as the famous Yangjiajie Scenic Area in Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie, the splendid Gallery of Sandstone Painting in Zhangjiajie. [...]

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Zhangjiajie Tours

Zhangjiajie, known as a paradise of visitors, is favored by travelers at home and abroad. When you plan a tour in Zhangjiajie, there are many theme tours, such as the China Nature Wonders Discover, Zhangjiajie Essence Tour, Ethnic Culture Tour, Ethnic Minority Villages Tour, Tujia and Miao Minority Tour, Festival Tour, Group Tour. If you are interested in Avatar Mountains with camera, Zhangjiajie Photography Tour is a best choice for you, which will amaze you to the fullest. Generally speaking, we recommend the 3-day Zhangjiajie Tour [...]

Climate & When to Go

Zhangjiajie City is located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province. It is located at the junction of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and the settlement area of Dongting Lake. It is between 109°40" and 111° 20" east longitude and 28°52" to 29°48" north latitude. It connect Shimen County, Taoyuan County in the east,  Yuanling County in the south and Hefeng County, Yi'en County of Hubei Province in the north. Wulingyuan Scenic Area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as well as an AAAAA scenic [...]

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Transportation

Zhangjiajie City is located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province. It is located at the junction of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and the settlement area of Dongting Lake. It is between 109°40" and 111° 20" east longitude and 28°52" to 29°48" north latitude. It connect Shimen County, Taoyuan County in the east,  Yuanling County in the south and Hefeng County, Yi'en County of Hubei Province in the north.  How to Get to Zhangjiajie By Air Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, also known as Dayong Airport, Zhangjiajie [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Zhangjiajie, a place with many ethnic minorities, has many unique folk festivals and the strong customs, which have become the major scenery line of Hunan Tourism. Although there are many traditional festivals in China, the most exciting is undoubtedly unique festivals for all ethnic groups. Here, China Dragon Tours will introduce the representative ethnic festivals in Zhangjiajie. The Torch Festival of Bai Minority(白族火把节) The Torch Festival is celebrated by Bai People on June 25 in lunar calendar. In the downtown area in Zhangjiajie, Bai Minority people host the Torch Festival for preventing pests [...]

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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 Zhangjiajie Tour. 1. Useful Numbers of Zhangjiajie Fire 119 Police 110 Ambulance 120 Consumers' Complaint 12315 Environmental Protection 0744—12369 Telecom Service 10000 Quality Supervision 0744—8223950  Weather 12121 Zhangjiajie Airport Office  0744--8238211  Zhangjiajie Airline Inquiry 0744--8238294 Zhangjiajie Railway Station 0744--8512112 2. Expresses and Post Offices in Zhangjiajie China Post(Business Hall of Zhangjiajie Post Office in Jiefang Road) Add: No. 216 Jiefang Road, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie City(张家界市永定区解放路216号) China Post(Post Office in Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie City) Add: No. 1 Bailu [...]

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Useful Maps

If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. Our Zhangjiajie maps cover different types of useful maps including Zhangjiajie Location Map, Zhangjiajie Map, Zhangjiajie Attraction Map, Zhangjiajie Transportation Map, and so on to help you better understand about Zhangjiajie and plan your Zhangjiajie tour. [...]

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Zhangjiajie Accommodation

As a tourist city, Zhangjiajie has enough big hotels and small hotels. Here we have selected several hotels for you based on good service and the best location. Since each hotel offers a comfortable environment and reasonable prices, any choice you make is worth it. China Dragon Tours will always find the most suitable hotels for you. Where to Stay in Zhangjiajie Recommended Deluxe Hotels: Zhangjiajie Lanwan Boge International Hotel(张家界蓝湾博格国际酒店) Add: Close to Lanse Gangwan, Tianchong Road, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie City(张家界市永定区天崇路近蓝色港湾) Tel:(0744)8837777 Cili Hotel(慈利宾馆) Add: No. 38 East Lingyang Street, [...]

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