5 Days Zhangjiajie Hiking and Fenghuang Village Tour

Tour Route: Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang

During this tour, you will not only enjoy the World Natural Heritage-Zhangjiajie but also the China's most beautiful town-Fenghuang.

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Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Zhangjiajie

Today you will arrive in Zhangjiajie, picked up by our local guide and then you will be transferred to the hotel.  The rest of the day is free for you.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Zhangjiajie

Morning: Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Mountain is a mountain located in northwestern Hunan Province, China. It is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie, with the sea level of 1518M, it is praised to be the soul of Zhangjiajie. It is also known as Heaven Gate Mountain due to a large natural ark, many Chinese people believe that the Tianmen Mountain is the “Closest Earth Landmark to God”.Your guide will take you to explore the best scenic spots such as Heavenly bus road, The Glass Plank road, Tianmen Cave and so on.

Afternoon: Tujia Folk Garden & Lijunshen Sandstone painting Museum

Tujia Folk Garden: With woodcarving on the windows, Flying Eaves and colorful wall, Tujia Folk Garden is a masterpiece of nature and manmade. In the park,the famous buildings are Tusi Town, Baoshou or Wave Hand Hall and Tujia Village. Chongtian Tower, which is 48 meters high, has 12 stories with special design. The park shows Tujia customs, special stone, root carving, precious relics and old Tujia folk performance, such as Maogusi Dance and Copper Bells Dance. 

Lijunshen Sandstone painting Museum: Li Junsheng's sandstone paintings break through the using of traditional painting materials and use nature materials by making use of the hue of natural plant creatively, are of great art and collection values. He said, "An exquisite work of art is free from the shackles of materials and techniques, but depends on the artist’s inspiration.


Good to Know:
Show Opportunity: Tianmen Foxy Fairy is an outdoor musical telling an old Chinese love story, with Tianmen Mountain and its deep valleys as the backdrop. It has received good reviews on TripAdvisor. The show is on every night. If you are interested, please ask your guide to book tickets for you, at extra cost.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Zhangjiajie

Today you will visit the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

Morning: Ten--miles Gallery & Tianzishan Mountain

Ten--miles Gallery: Ten--miles gallery is a 5 kilometers long canyon. There are dense wood, fragrant flower and grotesque rock in the canyon. The scenery formed a natural picture hanging on the cliff. In the canyon, there are some sights as follow: Camel Peak, Ferocious Tiger Roaring, Mouse Looking Sky, The Senior Man Greeting Visitors and The Man Collecting Herb.

Tianzishan: It is known for 4 natural spectacles - the clouds of mist that circle the peaks of the mountain,the amazing views of the rising sun,the moonlit nights and snowcapped winter peaks.They include more than 80 natural platforms to take in the magnificent scenery.

Afternoon: Yuanjiajie Scenic Area 

Yuanjiajie: Yuanjiajie is also called AVATAR Mountain for the movie AVATAR is filmed here.Located in the northwest part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie is a naturally formed platform mountain, surrounded by higher summits which are divided by deep valleys.You will enjoy Hallelujah Mountain, NO.1 Bridge in the world and so on.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang

Morning: visit to the Yellow Dragon Cave

Yellow Dragon Cave is the longest cave in Asia; it is an incomparable realm of gigantic subterranean chambers, fantastic cave formations, and extraordinary features. Today, many of the wonders of Yellow Dragon Cave are well known, yet the experience of exploring its chambers is every bit as exciting. The cave remained mystic to local villagers before the first caving adventure took place in 1982; they believed it was the holy home for the yellow dragon and spirits. Now the routes are well paved and well lighted. Sturdy walking shoes, flashlights, and water are required when you explore the cave.


Afternoon: transfer to Fenghuang Ancient City

Fenghuang was once praised by Alley Rewi, a famous New Zealand writer, as the most beautiful city in China. Since the town is a little off the tourist beaten path, it has retained much of its ambiance and ethnic character, with locals continuing their simple lives in this 1300 year old town. The stepping stone and rough wood plank bridge river crossings, flagstone streets and old style wooden stilt houses perched on both sides of the river have existed for generations of local people as they go about their daily business.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Fenghuang to Zhangjiajie

Morning: Fenghuang Ancient City

Enjoy a leisure visiting to the famous “9 scenic places of Fenghuang Ancient Town” such as Former Residence of Shen Congwen, Yang Ancestral Memorial, Ancient East Gate, Tuojiang River, Hongqiao Bridge, etc.


In the afternoon, transfer to Zhangjiajie and see you off in Zhangjiajie airport or train station. Tour service ends.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$905 US$752
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$955 US$821

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels. 
4. Four-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified. 
5. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
6. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
7. Single room supplement.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

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