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Delve into the inspiriting Zhangjiajie tour, where you will explore the pure natural sights and marvelous Karst formations including the ancient villages dating back to more than 600 years for 6 whole days. Whisk away to the scenes of box office movie, ‘Avatar’ with the misty surrounding mountains and enhance your knowledge on Chinese history at the Fenghuang Ancient Town and Huoluping Miao village as an additional experience.


About This Trip

Price: From 715 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Autumn
Experience: Family, Couple, Hiking


Tour Highlights
  • Explore Tianzi Mountain via cable car
  • Stroll in 10-mile Natural Gallery
  • Visit Sandstone painting gallery
  • Hike Tianzi Mountain



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Zhangjiajie

On the first day, you will be escorted straight to the hotel from the airport so you can have enough free time for your own exploration for the rest of the day.

  •  Pick up from airport and drive to hotel.
  •  Arrive at hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 2: Golden Streams

On the second day, you will be sightseeing the Golden whip stream, named of the stream that runs along the trees is a nested tranquility. You can see a number of monkeys that come around playfully. Moreover, you will be taken to the Yellow stone stronghold, a must-see largest observation platform in the area.

  • Pick up from hotel to Golden Whip Stream.
  • Visit Golden whip stream.
  • Explore Yellow Stone Stronghold.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 3: Avatar's Hallelujah

On the third day, you will be visiting the highlight of the tour, Yangjiajie and also Tianzi Mountain, the inspired setting of the megahit Avatar movie.  And also the karst formations, along with the misty surroundings, which provide an incredible scenery. Xianren Immortality Bridge, more than 380 feet in length and the world's largest natural arch created by flowing water are enough reasons to admire nature's wonders.

  • Pick from hotel and drive to Yangjiajie.
  • Explore Yangjiajie & Xianren Immortality Bridge.
  • Visit Tianzi Mountain
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 4: Sky-high Day

On the fourth day, you will be offered the best views of Tianmen Mountain, located at 4982 feet above sea level in Zhangjiajie from numerous cliffs. Tianmen cave is also a natural formation at 431 feet, which is indeed another sight to see on the mountain. You will also visit the sandstone gallery designed by Li Junsheng, the founder of sand and stone painting.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Tianmen Mountain.
  • Explore Tianmen Mountain.
  • Visit Sandstone painting gallery.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 5: Time Capsule

On the fifth day, you will explore Fenghuang Ancient Town, former Residence of Seng Congwen and typical ancient Southern courtyard house for a unique experience. And also you will visit the ancestral hall of the Yang family, enjoy a rowing boat trip to see the Diaojiao Lou (traditional Chinese gabled wooden houses built on stilts) and up-close Hongqiao as well as Hongqiao (Rainbow Bridge), built in the Ming Dynasty over 600 years ago. Moreover, you can stroll along the riverside and the narrow streets paved by flagstones, cross the river through the stepping-stones, Tiaoyan (Leaping Stones), and the narrow primitive bridge near the Beimen Matou (North Gate Pier). At the end of the day, you will further see the Gucheng Qiangcheng (the Ancient Town Wall).

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Fenghuang Ancient Town.
  • Explore Fenghuang Ancient Town.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 6:Goodbye Zhangjiajie!

On the sixth day, you will continue to explore Fenghuang ancient town and catch up on the sights you missed out on. And also, Huoluping Miao Village and their traditional way of life is definitely interesting to discover along with the simplistic architecture of the village, which has been the subject of many artists. At the end of the tour, you will be escorted back to the airport.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Fenghuang Ancient town.
  • Explore Fenghuang Ancient Town.
  • Visit Huluping Miao Village.
  • Transfer to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport for the flight back home.

No.5 Valley Inn

Embraced by the greenery, No.5 Valley Inn is 1.2 mi from the west gate (Yangjiajie ticket booth) of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Free shuttle between the property and the west gate is provided and it takes 5 minutes' car journey per run.
  • 5-star
  • 40 guest rooms scattered in 5 buildings
  • Each room features different room themes and mountain or garden views
  • An outdoor infinity pool features an exclusive view of rice valley and sunset scenery
  • Cycling, fishing and hiking
Traffic Instructions
  • Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport 25.2 km

Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel

Pullman Zhangjiajie is a high-end international brand hotel with world class standard, located in the center of Wulingyuan which is known as the world natural heritage, geological park, national forest as well as a 5A level scenic spot. Strategically convenient location with a 30-minute drive from Zhangjiajie City, airport and railway station, this Pullman hotel is only 3.5-hour highway by car from Changsha City and few minutes from the famous attractions such as Tianzishan entrance of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Huanglong Cave and Baofeng Lake.
  • 5-star
  • 456 rooms and suites varying in types
  • Easy access to swimming, tennis court, table tennis and snooker rooms
  • Beautiful mountain views from balconies, relax poolside
  • 2 restaurants, 3 bars
Traffic Instructions
  • Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport 24.1 km

Crowne Plaza Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan

Located within 1.3 km of Bailong Elevator, Crowne Plaza Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie features a number of amenities including a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a garden. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Yuanjiajie is one kilometer from the hotel and Zixia Taoist Temple is 1.8 km away.
  • 4-star
  • Served a continental breakfast
  • Sauna and an indoor swimming pool
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport 24 km
Terms & Conditions
  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.
Please Note
  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
  6. We offer Visa Services and Assistance according to you needs.
  7. For other travel requirements such as Ski Package, Diving, Weddings - please contact our Hotline:(+86)187-2197-8867.
  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.