4 Days Zhangjiajie National Forest Park & Tianmen Mountain Tour

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the most beautiful attractions of Zhangjiajie and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is famous for the world’s longest and highest Glass Bridge, which is about 430 meters long and 300 meters high. This tour will take you visit both of the two famous spots of Zhangjiajie.

Highlights:

  • Take the world’s longest cable car to Tianmen mountain top.
  • Experience the world-record-holding Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge.
  • Enjoy a relaxing boat ride at crystal-clear Baofeng Lake.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Zhangjiajie Arrival
  • Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Day 3: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon – Baofeng Lake
  • Day 4: Zhangjiajie Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Zhangjiajie Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals:

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 National Forest Park

Sightseeing and Activities: Bailong Elevator, Yuanjiajie Mountain, Pillar of Southern Sky, Platform of Forgetfulness, the First Bridge Under Heaven, Tianzi Mountain
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy breakfast at hotel and then head to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Explore the beautiful scenery, while making our way to Bailong Elevator made entirely of see-through glass. Take a ride in this famous elevator, up to Yuanjiajie Mountain, and have a bird’s eye view of the breath-taking landscape.

Once at Yuanjiajie’s summit, enjoy 2.5-hour hike to the Pillar of Southern Sky – one of the tallest of the 3000 pillars in the park. This pillar was officially renamed as the Avatar Hallelujah Mountain (阿凡达-哈利路亚山), in honour of the film Avatar, which took inspiration from these peculiar floating peaks. From there, we will proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to admire nearby peak-views before walking across the First Bridge Under Heaven. Lunch at the local restaurant.

Next, take the park shuttle bus to visit Tianzi Mountain, known as ‘the Monarch of the Peak Forest’. Pine trees, the Yu Bi (imperial brushes) Peaks, Xihai Stone Forest, and other incredible views and scenery await. Then make our way back down. Opt to take the Mt. Tianzi Cable Way or hike down. Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 3 Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon – Baofeng Lake

Sightseeing and Activities: Grand Canyon, Glass Bridge, Baofeng Lake
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then drive about 40min to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Walk along the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge. This bridge is not only the highest, but also the longest glass bridge inthe world. It is not for the faint-hearted. The Glass bridge is built between two mountains of zhangjiajie Grand canyon, which is 375 meters long and 6 meters wide, With a height of 300 meters from bottoms.

Hike through the Canyon and enjoy the beautiful, tranquil sceneries of breath-taking cliffs, lush forests, caves, colourful streams and rivers that surround you. Upon decent, slide down a 600-meter-long marble slide at no extra cost. A thick canvas and gloves are available to protect your hands. Be able to have fun and give your legs a rest!

Afterwards, if you still have the energy, opt to visit Baofeng Lake, where you can enjoy some locals singing, while taking a boat ride on the lake.

Day 4 Tianmen Mountain – Zhangjiajie Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Tianmen Mountain, Heaven-Linking Avenue, sandstone painting art gallery
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

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. We will then take the escalator to reach Tianmen Gate.

After descending Tianmen Mountain, we will take a shuttle bus ride along the Heaven-Linking Avenue. On our way back to Zhangjiajie city, we will stop at a sandstone painting art gallery, where you can learn and appreciate this new kind of painting style. Transfer to airport or train station according to your schedule.

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.