Thu, Jun 10|
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefec
5-Day【Iconic China】Fenghuang & Zhangjiajie 5-Day Tour
An absolute paradise on earth for nature lover to leave the ordinary daily life behind
Time & Location
Jun 10, 2021, 7:00 AM – Nov 11, 2021, 11:00 AM
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefec, Fenghuang County, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan, China
About the event
What’s your ideal way to explore Zhangjiajie? How about taking a trip with the best combination of both nature and culture?
This 5-day Fenghuang & Zhangjiajie tour is the best way to fully make use of your time in Zhangjiajie.
You'll have one and half days to fully explore the renowned Fenghuang(Phoenix) Ancient Town in Hunan Province, a 300-year-old world wonder with breathtaking views of traditional Chinese architecture and distinctive Miao ethnic minority culture. And then take three full days to enjoy Zhangjiajie and visit the most classic sites you should never miss, like Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain and Tianmen Mountain.
Follow our lead to this adventure and feast your eyes and mind to the most!
🌟 Explore China's most iconic ancient town, Fenghuang, a magical place that looks straight out of an oriental ink painting.
🌟Taking a boat cruise along the Tuojiang River, Appreciating the elegant Diaojiaolou building stands along the river and get close to the local life.
🌟 Take a walk in the lanes to explore the beautiful architecture and get to know the fascinating culture of the local Tujia and Miao minority people, who have lived here for more than 1,300 years.
🌟 Stay 1 night by the stunning Tuojiang River at the quaint Nian Wo Inn, a traditional Chinese style bouqitue hotel with impeccable views of the ancient town.
🌟 Visit the famous Zhangjiajie. Get up close and personal with the mountains from Avatar.
🌟 Experience the Most Scenic and Most Unforgettable Ride of Your Life on the Tianmen Mountain cable way.
🌟 Walk on the crazy Glass Bridge, the highest and longest of its kind in the world. Standing on it, if dare to, you can have a bird’s eye view of the Grand Canyon
🌟 Enjoy the adventure of hiking in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in dense forests and by stunning waterfalls and limpid streams.
🌟 Visit the spectacular Tianmen Mountian, which literally means "Gate to Heaven". Climb the "Stairway to Heaven" and try the thrilling Skywalk — "The Walk of Faith". Not suitable for the faint-hearted!
🌟 Take the world's highest outdoor lift, the Bailong Elevator, a glass elevator built onto the side of a huge cliffs in Avatar Mountain.
🌟Stay 3 nights at the 5-star Zhangjiajie Pullman hotel, the Top 1 hotel in Zhangjiajie on Tripadvisor! Whether you like pancakes, waffles or omelets, their amazing breakfast buffet can cater it all!
Destination: Hunan Province, China
Group Size: 4-26 people of different nationalities
Acommodation: 3 nights at 5 star hotel in Zhangjiajie, 1 night at boutique guesthouse in Fenghuang
Hiking difficulty rating: ★★☆☆☆ Moderate: Suitable for all physically fit people
Qingming HolidayApril 1-5th, 2021
Labor Day HolidayMay 1-5th, 2021
Dragon Boat Holiday June 10-14th, 2021
Summer Holiday 1July 14-18th, 2021
Summer Holiday 2 July 28- August 1st, 2021
Mid-Autumn Holiday September 17-21th, 2021
National Day Holiay October 1-5th, 2021
NovemberNovember 11-15th, 2021
Trip at a glance
Day one: Zhangjiajie arrival
Day two: Zhangjiajie City -(3.5h)- Fenghuang Ancient Town
Day three: Fenghuang -(3.5h)- Zhangjiajie - Grand Canyon and Glass Bridge
Day four: Bailong Elevator - Yuanjiajie - Tianzi Mountain
Day five: Sandstone Painting Institute -Tianmen Mountain - Zhangjiajie Departure
Day One: Zhangjiajie City Arrival
Local guide will meet and greet you at the airport or train station during the designated time of arrival. 15 minutes driving to the Pullman hotel in zhangjiajie city. Feel free to explore the city.
(Accommodation: Pullman Zhangjiajie, 5-star )
Day Two: Zhangjiajie City - Fenghuang Ancient Town
After an amazing buffet breakfast, you will drive to the famous Fenghuang Ancient Town(3.5 hours' drive) to start today's adventure.【Fenghuang (Phoenix) Ancient Town】is an 300-year-old built in the Qing Dynasty and is still being kept in its original appearance. Covering an area of 1.8 km, the ancient city is a gathering place for Miao and Tujia ethnic minority. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in 2008 and was regarded as the most beautiful town in China by New Zealand writer Rewi Alley. The wooden houses, 【Diaojiaolou】 and stone roads are the typical scenes here. When sightseeing in this town in a misty day, especially on a traditional boat from the famous 【Tuojiang River】, you will really find why it is so famous and popular all the time. The scenery after rain or in the misty morning is more like a Chinese traditional painting rather than a real world. (Accommodation: Fenghuan Nian Wo Boutique Hotel)
Day Three: Fenghuang - Zhangjiajie - Grand Canyon and Glass Bridge
Get up early to freely explore the ancient town in the morning. Go deep in the lanes and alleys and talk to the friendly local minorities. We will assemble in the hotel lobby at around 10:00am and head for the classic Zhangjiajie. You'll firstly visit the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge. This bridge is not only the highest, but also the longest glass bridge in the world. It is not for the faint-hearted. After crossing the glass bridge , you can choose to experience the exciting zip line and slide to get to the bottom of the vallery , or just walk stairs down. Then hike about 2hours through the canyon and enjoy the beautiful landscape of breath-taking cliffs , lush forests, caves, colourful streams and rivers that surround you. (ZIP LINE , SLIDE , VR MOVIE are not inclued, 80rmb/person wil be at your own expense if you are interested to do this)
(Accommodation: Pullman Zhangjiajie, 5-star ) Day Four: Bailong Elevator - Yuanjiajie - Tianzi Mountain
After an amazing buffet breakfast, you will make your way to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to start today's adventure. Explore beautiful scenery during your ride to 【Bailong Elevator】 made of see-through glass before using it to ascend to Yuanjiajie Mountain. Venture from Yuanjiajie's summit with a 2.5-hour hike into the Pillar of Southern Sky, an inspiration for Hallelujah Mountains in the movie, Avatar. From there, you will proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to admire nearby peak-views before walking across the First Bridge Under Heaven. Lunch at the local restaurant will be available at your own expense. Next, park shuttle bus will take you to visit Tianzi Mountain where Imperial Writing Brush Peaks, Xihai Stone Forest, and other incredible views and scenery await. (Accommodation: Pullman Zhangjiajie, 5-star)
Day Five: Sandstone Painting Institute -Tianmen Mountain - Zhangjiajie Departure
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then you will take a short visit to an amazing art gallery of sandstone painting to appreciate a new kind of painting style combining traditional Chinese ink painting and eco-friendly techniques.
After that , we will drive to visit the Tianmen moutain, appears as the "New Legend Of Zhangjiajie" It’s the highest spot (1500m) in the whole Zhangjiajie area. The landscape there is totally different from Zhangjiajie national Park. Unbelievably, this single mountain holds 4 World Guinness Records in its small body. and any of them will be overwhelmingly impressive to the traveler of any type. we will experience sky walk , 999 steps , 99 curves Tongtian Road. After being taken back to Zhangjiajie, you will have free time in the city until your tour concludes with your transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.
Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel
Located in the famous Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Pullman Zhangjiejie Hotel is a 5-star hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests can work out in the fitness centre or enjoy a relaxing massage. With an open kitchen, the V - Café serves Southeast Asia cuisine.Barbecue and karaoke facilities are also provided. Pullman Zhangjiejie Hotel is 40 km from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport.
Fenghuang Nian Wo Inn
Opened in 2018, the Nian Wo Inn is a perfect accommodation choice in Fenghuang. Located by the famous Tuojiang River in the ancient town of Fenghuang, the hotel is popular for its elegant traditional Chinese style interior, comfortable accommodations and great views of the ancient town for the guest room balcony.
√ Transport: 5 days of private local transport, , airport picking up & seeing off service during the designated time of arrival.
√ Tour guide: English-speaking local tour guide
√ 4-nights' accommodation: 3 nights at 5-star zhangjiajie hotel and 1 night at boutique hotel in Fenghuang with daily breakfast
√ Entrance fee to all the main scenic spots listed in the itinerary
√ Travel insurance
√ first-aid kit, water, etc
What's not included:
× Main transportation (flights) to and from Zhangjiajie
× Lunch and dinner during the trip
× Single room supplement 900rmb (Apr/Jun/Jul/Aug/Sep/Nov); 1100rmb (May/Oct)
× Invoice, personal expenses and unexpected expenses
Your ORIGINAL passport or ID card, some cash; Mid-sized backpack, hiking shoes, several sets of clothes and underwear; masks;
Recommended: Wipes, hand sanitizer, water bottle, energy snacks, stomach medicine, Vitamine C, dry sack, etc.
Notice: 1. full payment needs to be paid for this 5-day trip when you sign up. If you cancel at least 28 days before departure, we will give you a full refund. If you cancel at least 14 days before departure, we will keep 1000rmb as cancellation fee; if you cancel within 14 days, we cannot offer you refund. 2. New member please send "3" for sign up process and tour Q&As 3. We will arrange one-time free airport pick-up service with our recommended arrival time (We will send it to the group chat once the trip is confirmed). If you arrive beyond the time, please meet the group at the designated hotel.
1. We take full payment for this 4-day trip when you sign up. If you cancel at least two weeks before departure, we will give you a full refund. If you cancel within two week before departure, we will keep 1,000rmb as cancellation fee.
OKDeal Travel Disclaimer:
1.OKDealTravel does not accept anyresponsibility for the following unpredictable factors or changes caused byforce majeure:
A.Due to weather and other force majeurefactors: temporary closure of the scenic spot, suspension of sightseeingvehicles and other scenic areas;
B.Seasonal landscapes that depend on weather conditions, such as snow,flowers, leaves, etc., are greatly affected by weather changes and cannot beguaranteed. The pictures in the advertisements are for reference only;
2. The availability of the hotel facilities(amenities) such as swimming pools, saunas, fitness facilities,etc., the open and closing time may be changed by the hotel;
3. The price of the self-funded items inthe itinerary, such as hot springs, cycling, fruit picking, etc., may bechanged by the local owner. The price in the advertisement is forreference only.
4. If any uncontrollable factors, suchas weather, traffic, etc., affect the itinerary, in order to ensurethe safety of travelers, the itinerary may be adjusted accordingto the actual situation.
5. The hotel single bed or double bed availability is not guaranteed.
Dragon Boat Holiday June 10-14
Summer Holiday 1 July 14-18th
National Day October 1-5
Summer Holiday July 28- Aug 1
Mid-Autumn September 17-21th
November 11-15th, 2021