4 Days Zhangjiajie Classic Tour with White Water Rafting Adventure

Mengdonghe River Rafting is honored as No.1 Rafting Under Heaven, as it comes to be a golden adventurous river, for the green woods and up to sky cliffs standing by its sides. This 4 days Classic Zhangjiajie tour with rafting experience provides you the spectacular natural scenery in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, but also a cool rafting experience in Mengdong River.


  • Explore the most beautiful scenic spots in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
  • Pay a visit to Mengdong River to have an exciting rafting experience.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Zhangjiajie Arrival
  • Day 2: Zhangjiajie – Mengdo River
  • Day 3: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Day 4: Zhangjiajie Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Zhangjiajie Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie

Upon your arrival, tour guide will pick you up from airport or train station and then transfer to your 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 2 Zhangjiajie – Mengdo River

Sightseeing and Activities: Mengdo River Water Rafting, Furong old town
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Furong Ancient Town in Yongshun County, Xiangxi

Today we will drive about 2.5 hour to Mendong River from Zhangjiajie city. Mengdong river is located in Yongshun county of the west of Hunan province, which is and ideal natural place for Water rafting. visitors can do rafting by riding on it in rubber boats, and because of the fantastic scenery and unforgettable experience, it gains the praise as the “No.1 rafting in the world”.

It will take 2.5 hours in the boat to finish the rafting tour. After that, visit Furong old town, which is originally named Wangcun. It is an ancient town where Tujia people live together. Until now, in the town, pavement laid with black flagstones and ancient domestic house(mainly Diaojiaolou) are well preserved. The famous movie Furong Town directed by Xiejin is shot here. And the distinctive local product is “Rice Tofo”, you cann’t miss when you pay a visit to this town. After that transfer back to Zhangjiajie city.

Day 3 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Sightseeing and Activities: Golden whip stream, Huangshi village
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Golden Whip Stream in Zhangjiajie

Proceed to Zhangjiajie national forest park to explore the Golden Whip Stream (Jinbianxi) – this charming valley is most likely to bring you into the Pandora’s wonderland of the movie Avatar. Have a leisure hiking about 2.5 hours along the stream. Relax yourself with the beautiful mountain, fresh air, and pure water. Later take cable car up and down to pay a visit to Huangshi village, which is 1080m above the sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform to view the spectacular scenery in the national park. A saying goes “He who does not reach Huangshi Village does not pay a true visit to Zhangjiajie.”

Day 4 Zhangjiajie Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Bailong evlevator, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi mountain
Meals: Breakfast

Yuanjiajie Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie

Breakfast at the hotel, and head to zhangjiajie national forest park again. Take the park green bus get to Bailong elevator station, then ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain(Bailong Lift Sightseeing Terrace) by the Bailong Elevator – a glass elevator built into the side of the mountain. On the summit, you will take about 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern sky. It was used to inspiration for the famous “Hallelujah Mountains” seen in the Blockbuster movie, Avatar. Proceed to the platform or Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge under Heaven.

Lunch at the local restaurant. Then take a green bus get to Tianzi mountain, visit imperial brush, Xihai stone forest, fairy lady present flowers. Finish your trip by Tianzi cable car, get back to hotel or transfer you to airport or train station. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.