Zhangjiajie Travel Tips

Fast Facts

Area: 9,516 square kilometers (about 3,674 square miles)
Location: northeast of Hunan Province
Population: about 1,600,000
Nationalities: Tujia, Bai, Miao and Han
Area Code: 0744
Zip Code: 427000

Useful Numbers

Tourist Complaint: 8380188
Fire: 119
Ambulance: 120
Police: 110
Traffic: 122
Weather Forecast: 121
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114

The weather of Zhangjiajie features a short spring of only two months and a long summer with five months. From April to June is the recommended time to go. During this time, it is most delightful to climb on the mountains and admire the colorful flowers and green trees.

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To exchange currency, it is both available in Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport and the Bank of China in the city. Here are two of the addresses of Bank of China in Zhangjiajie for your convenience.
Dongmenqiao Branch: No. 1 Xin Matou (new dock), Dongmenqiao (east gate bridge).
Ziwu Road Branch: located at the opposite of Commission of Education of Yongding District, Ziwu Road.


A two-day visit in Zhangjiajie generally costs 600-700 per person. Living in ordinary hotels near attractions, the cost for a double room one night is about CNY 60-100, while in the peak season from March to November, the price will increase to over CNY 200. In public holidays such as May 1st to 3rd and October 1st to 7th, May Day and Chinese National Day, you need to book the hotel two weeks ahead of time. Having a meal in downtown usually costs CNY 30-50 per person. In the scenic areas, the cost will be CNY 50-100 on general.

Medical Care

There are several large hospitals in downtown. Medical care centers have covered most scenic areas as well. Here are the information of some hospitals and clinics.

1. In Downtown
Zhangjiajie People's Hospital
Address: No. 192, Guyong Road.
Phone: (0744) 8222270

Zhangjiajie Traditional Medicine Hospital
Address: No. 19, Huilong Road, Nanzheng Street, Yongding District.
Phone: (0744) 8200120

2. Near Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Wulingyuan District People's Hospital
Address: Wuling Road, Wulingyuan District
Phone: (0744) 5610120

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Medical Service Center
Address: Near Jinbian Road.


The mobile phone signal is good in most scenic areas. Besides, some stores in the city supply public telephones where visitors can make both domestic and international calls.

It is easy to find Internet bars or cafes in downtown. In most scenic areas, there is free wifi for visitors to chat with friends or search for information conveniently.

Post Office

Send a postcard to your friend or family and share your feels in the trip. Here are the addresses of some post offices.
Zhangjiajie City Post Office: No. 2, Daqiao Road
Wulingyuan County Post Office: Jundiping, Suoxiyu Town, Wulingyuan County
Yongding District Post Office: Xixiping, Yongding District
Sangzhi County Post Office: No. 13 Heping Road, Liyuan Town, Sangzhi County
Cili County Post Office: No. 1 Lingyang Bijia Road, Cili County
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Questions & Answers on Zhangjiajie Travel Tips
Asked by Lisa from MALAYSIA | Feb. 20, 2018 03:00Reply
Zhangjiajie: how is the weather on June 14...is it very hot or just nice
Answers (1)
Answered by Richard from USA | Feb. 23, 2018 00:03

According to former records, it won’t be very hot with the temperature of 20-25C, but may be rainy. So take your shirts, jeans and umbrella when travelling around.
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