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5 Days Popular Hiking Tour in Zhangjiajie

Travel Introduction

Day 1  Zhangjiajie

After arriving at Zhangjiajie Airport, your local guide will meet you at the airport then accompany you take a driving to the hotel, about 3 km away from the airport
Accommodation: Zhangjiajie

 Day 2  Tianmen Mountain ( B + D )

In the morning, have a leisure breakfast in the hotel, then check out from hotel and depart for Tianmen Mountain.Take the longest cablecar(about 7.5 kilometes long) in the world up Tianmen Mountain, have a walking on the mountain plank road built along the face of cliffs. You will feel like walking in a fairy land when the mist is still heavy. The world marvelous scene on Tianmen Mountain is called Tianmen Cave, means a door to the heaven in Chinese,well-known for being glided through by a world-class stuntman in a wing suit.Take cablecar down the mountain and check in hotel for a good rest. (Note:There are two lines you can visit Tianmen Mountain, A line, traveling up to the mountain peak by cablecar and by car down; B line, traveling up to the mountain peak by car and by cablecar down, in the peak season, you'd better choose A line)

Dinner: Local Mushroom

Accommodation : Zhangjiajie

Day 3   Zhangjiajie National Forest Park ( B + L )

Take Bailong Elevator up Yuanjiajie,Bailong Elevator is said to be the worlds tallest full-exposure outdoor lift, tallest double-deck sightseeing elevator. 6 minutes bus riding to arrive in Yuanjiajie,Yuanjiajie is the inspiration for Hallelujah Mountain in AVATAR , Where you will also find the aptly named First Bridge under Heaven, Lover Peaks and so on. (Note: It will be very crowded to take Bailong Elevator on peak season, such as July, August and some Chinese holidays).

Lunch: Yuanjiajie Restaurant

You need to hire a private bus to Old House Area(also called Laowuchang) for there are no pubic buses you can take to arrive at this place.Old House Area is one of the classic off-the-beaten-track places in the park. Have a walk to photo Spirit Soldiers Meeting and Sky Field Garden. Sky Field Garden is a rice paddy area, farmed by local people and hanging on an outcrop, surrounded by Zhangjiajie’s classic towers. What’s more, you will have a best whole view of Bailong Elevator when you are in Old House Area.(Note:Old House Area is a paradise for hiking lovers and photographers, the sceneries are absolutely spectacular, much much fewer visitors come here, and it is also a good place for enjoying sunrise)
Accommodation: Dingxiangrong
(The facilities in all home stays on the top of mountain are quite rudimentary but clean, with hot water, air- condition and very simple breakfast).

Day 4   Wulingyuan Scenic Area ( B + L )

Two highlights today: first visit Yangjiajie Scenic Area, Yangjiajie Scenic Area is a relatively recently discovered area of Zhangjiajie. Like a hidden gem, its pristine beauty is a touch above other areas and its amazing landscape, with a bit of adventure and fewer tourist crowds, will impress you as you climb the steps.The Air Corridor, One Step to Heaven and the natural “Great Wall” are the most striking feature of the area. You will be completely conquered by this spectacle and stunned by the uncanny craftsmanship of nature! (Note: It is not easy to find the way to The Air Corridor and One Step to Heaven, there are a lot of ups and downs to reach there, both of these 2 places are the best off-the-beaten-track places in the park)

Luch: Yangjiajie Restaurant

Then take green bus to Tianzi Mountain,Tianzi Mountain is a mesa in the northwest of Wulingyuan. Up on the mesa, the field of vision is widely opened up and it is a perfect location to have a panoramic view of the nature reserve.For the hiking lovers, Shentang Bay in Tianzi Mountain is the place you should visit, It is a gorge shaped like a huge basin walled by lofty precipices. The bottom of the gorge is veiled in mists and clouds all day, adding to its mysteriousness.(Note:Shengtang Bay is very near to Tianzi Mountain Bus Sation, only 5 minutes bus riding from Tianzi Mountain Bus Sation)
Accommodation: Wulingyuan

Day 5   Wulingyuan Scenic Area ( B + L )

Transfer to Baofeng Lake, Baofeng Lake is pure just like a big crystal among Bao feng mountain Range,after entering the entrance you need to have 30 minutes hiking to reach the Lake.It is a leisurely experience as you boat on the clear water, see the hills of various shapes, and enjoy entertainment by the local minority people as they sing their traditional songs. You will also have the change to see the giant salamander when you get down.(Note:There are 2 ways to reach the top of mountain: Hiking up or take tourism bus, you need to pay extra 25RMB if you want to take the bus up)

Lunch: Korean BBQ

Take a exhilarating drive to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, combining mountain, water and hole, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is the landform museum of Zhangjiajie.The main attractions are: One-Line-Sky, Family Portrait, The millennial Ancient Rattan, Chuangwang Pavilion, the Southern Red Flag Canal, Zhuaxian Spring, Rotten Ship Rock, Whats more, the worlds highest see-through skywalk bridge will be completed and open to public in May 2016. (Note: As tickets are limited, you'd better book ticket on Internet or by local travel agency, only a maximum of 800 persons are allowed on the bridge at one time).

See you off in Zhangjiajie airport and looking forward to seeing you again.

Price details (per person in USD)4

Person(s) Economy Standard Deluxe Single Room Supplement
1 883 945 1125 /
2 603 643 738 59/118/201
3 525 565 665 59/118/201
4 485 525 625 59/118/201
Over 5 455 495 595 59/118/201

Price includes:

 Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels. No other travelers will join in your group.

  Private English-speaking guide and driver service

  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis

  All attraction entrance fees as specified

  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

 Service Charge & Government Taxes

Price excludes:

   Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave Zhangjiajie

   Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretio

   China Entry Visa Fees

   Personal expenses

  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

  Any items not specified in the plan.


This Hiking tour is fit for able hikers, with enough to tire the fitter and more adventurous, children and old ages are not recommended.

5 Star Hotel: we often use Pullman Hotel in Wulingyuan, Sunshine Hotel in Zhangjiajie City; 4 Star Hotel: we often use Jingxi International Hotel or Zhuanjiacun in Wulingyuan, Lantian or Kaili International Hotel in Zhangjiajie City.

● Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2022, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.

B=Breakfast, L= Lunch; D=Dinner.

● All tours & transfers are all based in English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip advisors for new quotations.

● Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip advisors for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.

● Tour-Zhangjiajie reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate

● All the hotels(except 5 star hotel) in Zhangjiajie do not offer complimentary toilet articles, such as shampoo, shower gel, soap, disposable teeth brush, slippers, ect for environmental protection.