Zhangjiajie Forest Park

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Zhangjiajie, a World Heritage Site as well as a World Geopark, is an uncanny masterpiece of Mother Nature. It is a favored destination for travelers from around the world. In our private Zhangjiajie tours, you will see the "floating mountains of Avatar" in reality, and have an exciting walk on the world's longest and highest glass bridge. You will admire the natural landscape at its best.

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What to See in Zhangjiajie

Wulingyuan Scenic Area
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: You can get a wonderful view at the Yellow Stone Stronghold, hike along the Golden Whip Stream, ride the Bailong Sightseeing Elevator and overlook the Hallelujah Mountain.

Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve: It is known as 'the Monarch of the Peak Forest' for providing visitors with stunning views of peaks, which rise one after another.

Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve: What a visual treat to take the sightseeing train to admire the graceful peaks in various shapes on both sides along the Ten-mile Gallery!

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon: In addition to enjoying the breathtaking scenery, an exciting walk on the world's longest and highest Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, which hangs over a valley, would be a thrilling experience to highlight your Zhangjiajie private tour.
Stunning scenery of Zhangjiajie in autumn
Walking on the plank road at Tianmen Mountain
Tianmen Mountain
Tianmen Mountain Cableway: It is the longest cableway in the world, which takes visitors directly from downtown area to the top of the mountain in 28 minutes.

Glass Skywalk: Here you can experience a walk on the clouds.

Tianmen Cave: Looking like a portal to the heaven, it is indeed a natural wonder.

How to Plan a Private Tour to Zhangjiajie

Generally speaking, you can take a 3-day Zhangjiajie tour package to visit the highlights in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the Grand Canyon and Tianmen Mountain. If you get 5 to 6 days, you can extend your Zhangjiajie tour itinerary to the Phoenix Ancient Town.
Phoenix Ancient Town
Local people in the town

What is the Best Time to Visit Zhangjiajie?

April, May, June, September and October are the best months to take a Zhangjiajie tour. From April to June, the climate is pleasant and the scenic area is full of lush green trees and flowers. During the autumn from September to October, the mountains and forests are all tinged with rich colors.

Although it is a bit less comfortable in the hot and rainy summer as well as the cold winter, visitors can enjoy sightseeing without interference by crowds.

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What an amazing panoramic view of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park!

How to Get to Zhangjiajie

Flight is the best option to approach Zhangjiajie, although some flights are scheduled in the early morning or late night.

→ Daily direct flights available from: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changsha, Shenzhen, Nanjing.
→ Weekly direct flights available from: Chengdu, Hangzhou, Kunming, Chongqing.
→ International flights available from: Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Bangkok, Seoul, Busan, Nagoya, Fukuoka-ken.

Direct trains run from Changsha to Zhangjiajie in 6 hours and from Yichang in 5 hours. Trains from other cities are not recommended as the journey is too long and tiring.

Is it difficult to visit Zhangjiajie with seniors or children?

No, to finish the itinerary is not difficult for seniors or kids who are fit and capable of doing moderate physical activities. The scenic area is well-equipped with sightseeing battery cars and cable cars. Although there is a daily hiking of 3 to 5 hours to enjoy the mountain sceneries, the roads and steps to the major sights are reasonably good to walk.
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    4.887 Reviews
    Elke P Gay
    Argentina
    Posted on May 07, 2021
    We were extremely happy with the 4 days Zhangjiajie tour that the TCG arranged for us, it was certainly one of the best holidays that we have had.

    Thank all the staff who helped organize this trip especially our guide. She was very outgoing and willing to share everything about Zhangjiajie with us.
    Aileen Woodson
    France
    Posted on January 13, 2021
    The landscape of Zhangjiajie was indeed equal to its reputation as one of the best attractions to see. The thrilling Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge exceeded my expectations! The guide was very responsible and dedicated. The hotel was comfortable with a quiet environment. We tasted many local dishes but they were too spicy. However, this 3 days Zhangjiajie tour gave us fancy experiences.
    Derek
    Ireland
    Posted on October 01, 2020
    The pre-trip reservation process of the 3 days Zhangjiajie trip was smooth - all my queries were answered promptly by the friendly consultant Ivy.
    This time I traveled to Zhangjiajie with my parents and girlfriend. With the help of our outstanding guide, our trip was fantastic from the beginning to the end. She introduced every scenic spot and local customs to us. The second day was rainy and it was not easy to take the mountain roads. Luckily, when we were going to take photos, the fog soon dispersed. ... More
    Lynn
    China
    Posted on August 25, 2020
    Yolin was a fantastic guide! She took care of everything for us, even coming up to our hotel room to make sure everything was to our liking before we settled in. She was incredibly attentive and friendly. We only had a few days in Zhangjiajie so I was grateful we got a guide. Yolin knew the parks we visited well, including the best routes to go to avoid peak crowds. I only have good things to say about her.
    Ashley B.
    USA
    Posted on August 23, 2020
    Traveled to Zhangjiajie and Feng Huang for a long weekend. Guide was excellent and catered our trip to our liking with no issues. Travel China Guide Team was very proactive arranging the trip via email communication prior to our departure. No surprises, no hidden costs. All good.
    Renee
    UK
    Posted on August 18, 2020
    I was happy to share a trip with my best friends! It was meaningful to us! Our 3 days private Zhangjiajie tour was cost-effective and we visited many classic scenic spots. We liked the Tianzi Mountain very much! There were many unique rocks and they looked marvelous! Thanks for a nice trip!
    Cholthee
    France
    Posted on August 04, 2020
    Thank the TCG for arranging us a memorable 3 days private Zhangjiajie tour!
    Alan Severi
    Canada
    Posted on July 21, 2020
    I was satisfied with the good service provided by TCG! My 3 days Zhangjiajie tour was full of happiness! The driver was very good at his driving and we were transferred to the destinations safely. The ride was very comfortable. The car was also very clean and comfortable.
    Great thanks!

    I expected a lot about the Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie before the trip. However, I was a little disappointed that it was not as high as I had imagined, only about 60-meter high. I thought it could be higher and riskier. But the scenery of Zhangjiajie is really beautiful. By the way, I love the night view of Fenghuang most! The mysterious and charming water town really worth a good visit! Generally, this 5 days Zhangjiajie Fenghuang tour was good. ... More
    Thomas
    Australia
    Posted on July 06, 2020
    An extremely pleasant trip! The guide had a rich knowledge reserve. No matter what we asked, she could always explain it clearly and logically! Her narrations of the scenic spots were awesome! We received much warm and considerate care on the whole 5 days private Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang tour. One of our group members had a cold and she brought him some medicine. We were lucky to have such a responsible and kind tour guide!
    Gary
    USA
    Posted on June 21, 2020
    We had a lot of fun on the 3 days Zhangjiajie tour and the schedule planned for us was very good. There was no shopping! But one defect was that the food didn’t well suit my taste. In short, our journey was successful!
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