6 Day Classic Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang Tour

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is an unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province. Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City was regarded as the most beautiful town in China with 300 years of history. Both of the two were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites that we will take you to explore.


  • Walk on the Grass Bridge get the magnificent views of the Grand Canyon.
  • 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.
  • View the spectaculuar scenery of the national park by standing on Huangshi village.
  • Immerse yourself in the most beautiful town – Fenghuang Ancient Town in China.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Zhangjiajie Arrival
  • Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Day 3: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • Day 4: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
  • Day 5: Tianmen mountain – Fenghuang City
  • Day 6: Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Zhangjiajie Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie

When arrive at Zhangjiajie airport, your local driver will meet you there and then transfer you to your hotel. 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: Yuanjiajie Mountain, Bailong Elevator, Tianzi mountain
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Yuanjiajie Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie

Breakfast at the hotel, and head to Zhangjiajie national forest park. 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 hike 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 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. Then finish your trip by tianzi cable car, get back to hotel.

Day 3 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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

Golden Whip Stream in Zhangjiajie

Check out hotel in the morning, proceed to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park again 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. Just relax yourself with the beautiful mountain, fresh air, and pure water. Later take cable car up and down to visit 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 Grand Canyon Glass bridge — Sandstone Painting Institute

Sightseeing and Activities: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, Glass bridge, Sandstone Painting Institute
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then travel 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 in the 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. Upon decent, use an elevator to get to the bottom of the valley.

Then Hike about 2.5 hours through the Canyon and enjoy the beautiful, tranquil sceneries of breath-taking cliffs, lush forests, caves, colorful streams and rivers that surround you. The tour will finish by a boat ride. On the way back to hotel, visit an art gallery of sandstone painting to appreciate a new kind of painting style.

Day 5 Tianmen mountain — Fenghuang City

Sightseeing and Activities: Tianmen Mountain, Fenghuang city
Accommodation: Fenghuang city
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Proceed to Tianmen mountain cable car after breakfast, and take the world’s longest cable car get to the top of Tianmen Mountain, which is the highest mountain in zhangjiajie city. Have a good experience on the sky walk which is made of glass, also see the 99 turns road and 999 steps leading to the gate of the Tianmen. Then finish the trip in Zhangjiajie and transfer to Fenghuang city. Relax yourself in the bars in the evening time.

Day 6 Fenghuang City — Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City
Meals: Breakfast

Today visit Ancient Fenghuang (Phoenix) City, which is located in Xiang Xi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. The majority of the city’s population is comprised of the Miao and Tujia minorities. It is known as the “most beautiful small city in China” and famous for surrounding mountains and rivers. Drive back to Zhangjiajei airport or drop off in Tongren airport.

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.