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Private Trip of Zhangjiajie National Park and Glass Bridge

1. Private Trip of Zhangjiajie National Park and Glass Bridge

Start your trip with pick-up from your hotel in Zhangjiajie’s city center at 8:30 AM. A local expert guide will take you to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, while making your way to Bailong Elevator. Take a ride in this famous elevator up to Yuanjiajie Mountain and have a bird’s eye view of the breath-taking landscape. Here you will enjoy a 2.5-hour hike to the Pillar of Southern Sky. One of the tallest of the 3000 pillars in the park, this pillar was officially renamed as the Avatar Hallelujah Mountain, in honor of the film Avatar, which took inspiration from these peculiar floating peaks. Then proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to admire nearby peak-views before walking across the First Bridge Under Heaven. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant your own expense. The guide is always glad to give you suggestions! Later, continue to visit Tianzi Mountain, known as ‘the Monarch of the Peak Forest’. Challenge the world’s longest and highest Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Hanging over a valley, the glad bridge provides a superb panorama of the entire Grand Canyon. You will enjoy a scenic walk boasting waterfalls and wonderful views on each side. Standing on it is like floating in the air. At the end of the tour, enjoy a comfortable transfer back to your hotel.

2-Day Tour to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park&Glass Bridge

2. 2-Day Tour to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park&Glass Bridge

Day 1: Yuanjiajie - Tianzi Mountain Your guide will meet and greet you up and at your hotel at 9:00am, or at Zhangjiajie Airport or Zhangjiajie train station(please inform us your arrival details ). Private car transfer to zhangjiajie national forest park to Explore Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Ascend to Yuanjiajie Mountain top by Bailong Elevator. Take a 2-hour walk to explore the Pillar of the Southern Sky which inspired the backdrop of “Hallelujah Mountain” in blockbuster movie, Avatar. Next, proceed to the Platform of Forgetfulness to explore breathtaking sandstone peaks landscape nearby, and then walk across the amazing "Bridge Under Heaven." Later, take the eco-bus to Tianzi Mountain and then take the cablecar down from the mountain. Day 2: Zhangjiajie National park -Golden Whip Stream-Glass Bridge You will enjoy a full day exploring Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Enjoy a leisurely hike of about 2 hours along the charming Golden Whip Stream, which is impressive and comfortable to walk along. Then, enjoy a Chinese-style lunch at a nearby local restaurant. Later, transfer to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. walk along the Zh angjiajie 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. (the Glass bridge is built between two mountains of zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, it is 375 meters long and 6meters wide. With a height of 300meters from bottoms) . 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, 100rmb/person wil be at your own expense if you are interested to do this) After that , tranfer back to your hotel or train station or airport.

Full-Day Private Tour of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

3. Full-Day Private Tour of 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 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. You'll have an English-speaking guide along with you to share details of the incredible natural beauty of the sights, and a private driver will ensure the ride between your hotel and the park is smooth and comfortable.

Private Day Tour to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

4. Private Day Tour to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby early in the morning 8:30am . please inform us your hotel name and address when you book it ,or you can send it to us later after you book it . Then we will Drive to the entrance gate of Zhangjiajie National Park to kick off your day tour. Take a ride on the Bailong Elevator (included), an unusual glass construction built on the side of a cliff. This lift holds a number of records, not least for being the world's highest outdoor elevator at 326 meters. Yuanjiajie, where you'll visit the Enchanting Stage Observation Point and get fabulous views of the towering pillar-like rock formations which provided inspiration for the other worldly scenery in the movie Avatar ,You'll also see the No. 1 Bridge under Heaven, a natural bridge which stretches precariously between two mountains over a deep chasm. You will have a few minutes for a quick lunch break, then head to Tianzi Mountain. Located in the northern part of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Tianzi Shan stands at 1,262 meters above the sea level as the highest peak in the area. You will have stunning views of the cloud seas, jagged peaks, deep valleys and magnificent wild scenery which changes appearance with the seasons. You'll also visit Helong Park, where you'll find a large bronze statue of the Great General who played a significant role in China’s liberation.Afterwards, make your way down via the cable car . After the tour finishes, you will have a chance to do a small walk in Wulingyuan area to learn about the local people and also yo can choose to taste the local food or tea to relax and freshen up yourself. Finally, the guide and driver will take you back to your hotel. The tour finishes at around 17:30. 

Private 4-day Zhangjiajie Trip With Enshi Grand Canyon

5. Private 4-day Zhangjiajie Trip With Enshi Grand Canyon

On the first day you will be picked up from the airport and then given some free time. The next day, you will make your way to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Explore beautiful scenery during your ride to Bailong Elevator then 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. Your activities for the day will conclude with a trip by Tianzi cable car before being transferred back to your hotel. The next day, enjoy a morning view of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Head down to the bottom of the hill where you will have the opportunity to cross a half-mile glass bridge. Afterward, visit Baofeng Lake where you can enjoy some locals singing while taking a boat ride on the lake. On the last day, prepare yourself to take the world's longest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain, the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie city. See the sights such as the 99-Turn Road and the 999-Step that lead to the gate of Tianmen from up high on a glass skywalk. From there, you will visit an art gallery of sandstone paintings. Once the tour is over you will be driven back to the airport.

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What people are saying about Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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Amazing! Amy was very accommodating, very professional and we had fun. Furthermore, she gave us nice tips on where to eat the best local food. Wonderful experience!

Nina is amazing!!! We love her. Kind, respectful, knowledgeable. Understood our needs and shared with us so much knowledge. The park was amazing.