Full-Day Private Tour of Zhangjiajie(Wulingyuan) National Forest Park

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: china, china

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Enjoy a full-day tour of Zhangjiajie(Wulingyuan) National Forest Park. Explore Zhangjiajie's other-worldly landscape with your private guide. Visit mountain areas and experience the beauty of the park's 243 mist-shrouded pillars, covered in sub-tropical rainforest.


1.Take in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park's breathtaking scenery

2.Marvel at Zhangjiajie's spectacular mist-shrouded forested rock-formations

3.Enjoy perfect panoramic views from atop Tianzi Mountain

4.Encounter an amazingly wide variety of plant and wildlife

What's Included

1.Hotel pick-up and drop-off service

2. Transportation

3. Cable car & Lift ride

4. Services of an English-speaking guide

Fuel surcharge

What's Not Included

1.Main Entrance fees to the park: 248 RMB per person

2. Meals

3. Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
With magnificent mountain ranges, deep valleys, mysterious caves, lush vegetation, cascading waterfalls and mist-shrouded stone pillars, Hunan's Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a wonderland of natural beauty.

On this full-day tour our guide will meet you at 9:00am of your hotel lobby in Zhangjiajie city central or Wulingyuan hotel then we visit different mountain areas such as Tianzi Mountian, where the world's longest cable car ride carries you to the mountain's peak, and the unique platform-shaped Yuanjiajie Mountain.

There are more than 500 species of wildlife and vegetation in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, including rare monkeys, gingko trees and thousands of colorful birds. The most notable geographic features of the park are its hundreds of towering sandstone pillars. Fans of Hollywood blockbusters will instantly recognize the stunning landscape as the inspiration for the scenery of Pandora in James Cameron’s hit movie Avatar.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area , lying to the north of Zhangjiajie City, is a charming tourist attraction. It is one of the 40 famous scenic spots in China. It is said to be 'The ampliative miniascape and the contractible fairyland' and was admitted to the 'World Heritage List' in 1992.

Wulingyuan Scenic Area consists of four parts- Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve, Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve and the newly added Yangjiajie Scenic Area.

Today our tour will visit the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve area.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Tianzi Mountain
When we purchase the main park entrance tickets and we will take a shuttle bus(20 mins driving) to the Tianzi mountain cable station and need to walk up the 200 steps to reach the station.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tianzi Mountain Clouds
After the 20 mins cable car ride, we will reach the top of the Tianzi mountain then we will take a shuttle bus again(5 mins driving) to the Tianzi Mountain central area which is provides stunning views of peaks, which rise one after another. It is known as 'the Monarch of the Peak Forest'. At the top of the mountain, visitors can see the full extent of the Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Beautiful scenes of the mountain greet visitors in different seasons. There are four wonders: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

It is the highlighted scenic spots in Yangjiajie. One plateform and three gates must pb passed before reaching the top of the stockaded village. There are three peaks of the top of the village, where scenery far and near can be seen. This stockaded village is in a strategic position that is easy to defend and difficult to conquer, and has been the place where bandits have been entrenched.

• Admission Ticket Free

Zhangjiajie Tianbofu Scenic Resort
Located in Yangjiajie Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie Tianbofu Scenic Reserve is both a magnificent and charming scenic reserve with many steep and angular cliffs. The fantastic scenes are hidden among the stone mountains and cliffs. Taking a visit here by walking on the stone path along the steep cliffs is both an exciting and adventurous experience.

• Admission Ticket Free

BaiLong Elevator
After the Yuanjiajie(Avatar mountain), we will take a shuttle(15 mins driving) head to the Bailong Elevator.
Bailong Elevator is very magnificent. The total height of it is 335 meters (1099 feet), of which the running height is 326 meters (1069 feet). 154 meters (505 feet) of the total height is in the mountain wells and the rest of 172 meters (564 feet) was composed of steel derrick and other components. The Elevator includes three exposure sightseeing elevators running parallelly. Each elevator can take 50 passengers every time and the speed is 3 m / s (the speed has been accelerated to 5m / s since 2013). If the three elevators run simultaneously, the amount of one-way passengers will reach 4,000 per hour.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Golden Whip Brook
Golden Whip Stream (Jinbian Stream) is famous for its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley. As a veritable “paradise” for plants, its pathways are adorned by an abundance of flowers, trees, and grasses. And it is also a kingdom of animals. Golden Whip Stream is named after Golden Whip Crag, its landmark spot, and runs from Laomo Bay to Shui Rao Si Men(water-surrounded gates).
We will hiking around one hour along the Golden Whip Stream then take a shuttle go out of the park and back to the hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Great tour despite the weather
Bmac829, 11-01-2020
I had this tour on January 8th, 2020. During the middle of the winter, where Zhangjiajie is liable to have foggy rainy weather - which does not lend itself well to the beautiful photos many people post of summer time in the park. With that being said, I had a truly wonderful time. My guide spoke good English for a non-native speaker. I could hold a conversation with him and he was very knowledgable about details of the park (ie: when it opened, types of rocks within the formations, info on the ethnic minorities in the park, etc). He was very kind and did his best to keep me dry despite me having a raincoat. He also had a good eye for where to take photos and how to take them!

The tour was not walking intensive, utilizing the intrapark bus service often. This was simultaneously nice and disappointing for a young guy like me who likes to hike but was also two weeks into a cross China trek.

After the tour he showed me where to eat, as I had worked up an appetite. And after eating he escorted me to my hotel via a taxi which was paid for by him.

Overall, I highly recommend this tour. Get up early and get to the park especially during busy seasons. I think two people plus the guide is an ideal number of people ($115 each). Keep in mind this does NOT include the glass bridge which, frankly, I thought was overrated.
Amazing Day
Rocio-An, 29-10-2019
Our guide, Shirley, was awesome taking us to all the beautiful sights in the park. It was drizzling early in the morning and she kindly adjusted the itinerary to ensure we maximized the day's visit around the park starting off with a trek at to the Golden Whip Stream before heading out to the elevator and Avatar Mountains viewing area. Beautiful!
Amazing day
mxamlambr, 17-08-2019
We had only one full day in Zhangjiajie and we did not want to miss the main spots of the park. Thanks to Eric, we could see everything we dreamed of, it was breathtaking. Without him, you cannot do it all in one day, it is a real advantage and he was an excellent guide! Very good english!
excellent services
sidneibertholdi, 03-05-2019
We only had a day to visit the national park, and in my opinion, it was just enough. IWe hired this company via getyourguide, and we absolutely don1t regret. We confirmed the pickup time the day before, and the guide was puntcually meeting us. We were taken in a private car all the way to the park. It's absolutely necessary to have a guide, the park is huge and you can get easily lost, take the wrong bus, and miss out all the important attractions if you don't know exactly where you're going. Also, the guide knows different ways through the park, less crowded and equally beautiful areas, where large groups don't go. I highly recommend this service, since the guide was a nice man, good english, took us to amazing places and was a really nice company. I would do it again for sure.

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