4 Days Zhangjiajie Discovery Tour (Route A)

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first authorized national forest park in China, which includes Gold Whip Stream, Tianzi Mountain and Huangshi Village. Tianmen Mountain has been called “one of the most beautiful mountains in the world” by many travelers who have been there. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is the world’s longest glass bridge. This tour will take you visit all the above Highlights.


  • Experience the world’s longest glass bridge – Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge.
  • Take the famous elevator up to Yuanjiajie Mountain and enjoy its unique scenery.
  • Take the world’s longest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Zhangjiajie Arrival
  • Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Day 3: Yellow Dragon Cave – Glass Bridge
  • Day 4: Zhangjiajie Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Zhangjiajie Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities: Golden whip stream, Xibu street
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Lunch

Golden Whip Stream in Zhangjiajie

Local guide will meet and greet you at the airport or train station, then transfer to your hotel for freshing up and take a short rest. First we will visit part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park – 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 and relax walking about 1.5 hours along the stream. Relax yourself with the beautiful mountain, fresh air, and pure water. After that, visit an cultural street – Xibu street. It is a Tujia minority culture and tourist area, with a local snack street, a folk culture souvenir street, and a bar street, which is a good place to explore in your evening free time.

Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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

Yuanjiajie Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie

Breakfast at the hotel, and head to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to visit 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 hike about 2.5 hours 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 of Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge under Heaven.

Lunch at the local restaurant. Take a green bus get to Tianzi mountain and visit imperial brush, Xihai stone forest, fairy lady present flowers. Then finish your trip by tianzi cable car and get back to hotel.

Day 3 Yellow Dragon Cave – Glass Bridge – Sandstone Painting Institute

Sightseeing and Activities: Yellow Dragon Cave, Glass Bridge, Sandstone Painting Institute
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Yellow Dragon Cave in Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie

In the morning, drive to visit the Yellow Dragon Cave, which is the biggest underground cave in china, with peculiar limestone formations, underground streams, and large caverns. So far, the discovered cave area is about 15 kilometers long, covering 48 hectares, and is 140 meters high at its highest.

After that, make our way down via cable car. Then transfer to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon for the world’s longest glass bridge. The Glass Bridge is built between two mountains of Zhangjiajie Grand canyon, which is 435 meters long and 6 meters wide, With a height of 375 meters from bottoms. This program only covers Glass Bridge and does not cover Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area & Waterfall.

We will stop at a sandstone painting art gallery, where you can learn and appreciate this new kind of painting style.

Day 4 Zhangjiajie Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Tianmen Mountain, Tujia Folk park
Meals: Breakfast

Tianmen Danxia Mountain in Ziyun County, Guilin

After breakfast, get ready to take the world’s longest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain. Once we arrive at the mountaintop, wander along the Ghost Path, 1400m above land. Along the way, you can also appreciate tourist attractions like Celestial Mountain Top, Glass Path etc. You can also marvel at such sights as the 99-Turn Road and the 999-Steps that lead to the gate of Tianmen from up high on a glass sky walk .

Opt. to take a chairlift to see the Tianmen temple, or choose to walk along a footpath. Then take the escalator to reach Tianmen Gate.

After descending Tianmen Mountain, take a shuttle bus ride along the Heaven-Linking Avenue. On our way back to Zhangjiajie city, head to the Tujia Folk Customs Park to visit the unique old houses and experience the culture of Tujia ethnic minority group.

You will then have free time until your tour concludes with your transfer to the airport or train station.

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.