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5 Day Tour of Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Highlights

  • Private tour of Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang with private tour guide and private car.
  • No shopping stops through the trip.
  • Witness “Avatar’s floating mountains” at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
  • Explore the charming Fenghuang Old Town, home for various ethnic minorities.
  • Experience the distinctive culture of ethnic groups.

Price Per Person: available upon request


*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, etc. for environmental protection.

China Tour Services Included:

  • Hotel accommodations (double occupancy basis).
  • Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Zhangjiajie, Fenghuan by air-conditioned coach with a driver.
  • Experienced English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees and meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Service charges & government taxes.
  • All cable cars and elevators in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

China Tour Services Not-Included:

  • Transportation to and out of Zhangjiajie.
  • China visa.
  • Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge, beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.
  • The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room. If one person prefers to stay in one room, the single room supplement must be paid.


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  • Groups allowed
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Tour Schedule by Day

Day 1 Arrival at Zhangjiajie

Meals: no meals


  •  Zhangjiajie Guobin Hotel 4stars or similar class

Your tour of Zhangjiajie starts off easing you in right when you arrive at the airport, one of our English-speaking travel guides will escort you to your hotel.

Along the way, you'll get to learn a few insightful gems in your private car. Your travel guide will help you with your luggage and make sure you safely check into your hotel. Feel free to ask him/her questions about your trip and the tour.

We know that you may feel tired from jet lag, after we safely drop you off at your hotel, you'll be able to enjoy the rest of the day to relax and do as you wish.


Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch


  •  Zhangjiajie Guobin Hotel 4stars or similar class

After enjoying your buffet breakfast, our Sublime China tour guide will drive you to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to visit Yellow Stone Village by cable car.

The cable rises 1,080 meters above the sea level. Yellow Stone Village features high cliffs with lush greenery covering 16.5 hectares and it is one of the top five most popular destinations for travelers.

It is one of the elite routes, containing lots of wonders and interests, including Heavenly Books and Treasure Chest, Sea Calming Needle, Single Pole in the Southern Heaven, Golden Tortoise Popping Over the Sea, and more.

There is a famous saying in China, "He who does not reach the Huangshi Village does not take a true visit to Zhangjiajie."

Cable cars are available for visitors to take up and down to the village. If you're a hero and prefer to hike, a trail beckons you to trek up or down -- five hours of heavenly hiking.

In the afternoon, our tour of Zhangjiajie will showcase the Golden Whip Stream, including Golden Whip Rock, Hawk Protecting the Whip, Purple Grass Pool, The Lovers Peaks, The Jumping Fish Pool and so on.

Golden Whip Stream is about 7.5 kilometers (about 4.7 miles) long and is famous for its clean waters, steep cliffs, and green mountains.


Day 3 Tour of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch


  •  Zhangjiajie Guobin Hotel 4stars or similar class

After breakfast, Sublime China will take a shuttle bus to the core of Zhangjiajie World Natural Heritage, Yuanjiajie. A seemingly magical place, its Southern Sky Pillars inspired the floating mountains in the blockbuster movie, Avatar.

It is the only special conservation area among all World Natural Heritages of China. When the clouds and mist rise, it looks like a fantasy wonderland -- truly amazing.

The peak scenery, resemble epic columns, towers, even birds and animals, Mother Nature's artwork that you can't find anywhere else but in Yuanjiajie.

After lunch, we will visit the Tianzi Mountain, located in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, which is often praised as,  “the king of all mountains”.

It is named after the farmer Xiang Dakun of the Tujia ethnic group, who led a successful local farmers' revolt and called himself "tianzi". This means "son of Heaven" and is the traditional epithet of the Chinese emperor.

The seas of clouds and mist are phenomenal, especially when the sky clears after the rain. It has hoodoos and peaks, ravines and gullies surrounded all its directions except the north.

The Emperor Mountain shows us different beautiful scenes at dawn, noon, dusk, and night each day, in all four seasons every year -- a kingly view popular among travelers.

We then head down the mountain by Bailong Lift.


Day 4 Tour of Fenghuang Ancient Town

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch


  •  Fenghuang Fengting Hotel  4stars or similar class

After breakfast, the tour will visit the Fenghuang Ancient Town. It was built in 1704, and has 300 years of history.

The ancient city is a gathering place for Miao and Tujia ethnic minority. This ancient town was regarded as the most beautiful town in China by New Zealand writer Rewi Alley.

It is a must-visit place and can be appreciated by everyone, especially real romantics in the west part of Hunan province. Sublime China will show you all the iconic places, such as Tuojiang river, gate towers, former residences, ancestral hall, and Hongqiao wind and rain bridge -- all must-view places to see on your tour.


Day 5 Depart from Zhangjiajie

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch

After breakfast, we head to Fenghuang Ancient Tow. Fenghuang is a Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in western Hunan, which is honored as "one of the two most beautiful towns in China".

Here we'll enjoy the beautiful environment of Tuojiang River, endowed with elegant stone streets and Tujia Minority old buildings.

On top of that, we'll experience first hand their boating culture in the Tuo River.

In the afternoon, your tour guide will escort you back to Zhangjiajie, have dinner and take you back to the airport for the homeward flight.

For more information about this tour of Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang please call 1-888-373-6882.

Themes: Ancient Town, Nature, World Natural Heritage
Attractions: Baofeng Lake, Fenghuang Ancient Town, Golden Whip Stream, Tianzi Mountain, Tuojiang River, Yellow Stone Village, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Cities visited: Zhangjiajie
Provinces visited: Hunan
Ideal seasons: Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn
Ideal audiences: Seniors, Singles, Couples, Dating, Family
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Type of transportation: Bus
Budget: Affordable/Cheap