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Full-Day Private Tour of Tianmen Mountain

1. Full-Day Private Tour of Tianmen Mountain

Among the many scenic spots of Zhangiajie, Tianmen Mountain rises above them all. On this private, full-day tour you will experience a thrilling ride to the top of Tianmen Mountain on the world's longest cable car – nearly 4 and a half miles long. Pass over farmer's fields as you rise up the mountainside into the thick clouds above. At the top of Tianmen Mountain, you'll find the Yunmeng Fairy Summit, from which you can enjoy captivating views – when not obstructed by otherworldly clouds and mist. Located on the mountain's summit, Tianmen Mountain Temple has been a pilgrimage site since the Ming Dynasty, and is the Buddhist center of western Hunan. Also on the mountain are a wealth of rare species of plant, but the mountain is most famous for the rare and marvelous geological formation of Tianmen Cave. Embedded in the towering cliff, this natural wonder has attracted emperors, hermits, dignitaries, and daredevils for centuries. Its exact origin still lacks convincing scientific explanation.

Private 4-Night Zhangjiajie Photography Trip

2. Private 4-Night Zhangjiajie Photography Trip

Your Zhangjiajie private tour guide and driver will pick you up from Zhangjiajie Airport, and then transfer you to your own prearranged hotel before you enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. The next day, get ready to capture the most beautiful scenery in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Take the sightseeing bus to catch a cable car ride up to Yangjiajie for photographing major attractions including Tianbo Mansion, Oolong Village, Natural Great Wall, and then take a 2-hour hiking tour to One Step to the Heaven. Rise early. on day three to enjoy the sunrise over the grand sightseeing platform which is the best place to shoot the sunrise. Then, walk to Tianzi Mountain where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising above one another. In the afternoon, walk to Laowuchang which is the most pristine part of the park. Today, you will explore Yuanjiajie, which is world famous as the mountains that inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie, Avatar. Capture the original Hallelujah Mountain in Avatar and from the Bridge Viewing Terrace to shoot the First Bridge Under Heaven. Later, you will take Bailong Elevator to descend from the mountain. Then, take a nice walk for about 2 hours along the Golden Whip Stream with fresh air and clear water before returning to your own prearranged hotel. This morning, you will first take a trip to Tiananmen Mountain, referred as the soul of culture and spirit of Zhangjiajie. Take photos of the Avenue Toward Heaven With 99 Turns from your cable car. Once you have arrived at the top of Tianmen Mountain, hold your breath and experience the thrilling glass skywalk. Next, visit a natural karst cave Afterwards, your guide and driver will escort you the airport or hotel and conclude your 5-day photography tour combo package in Zhangjiajie.

Private Trip of Zhangjiajie National Park and Glass Bridge

3. 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.

Private 4-day Zhangjiajie Trip With Enshi Grand Canyon

4. 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 Enshi 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.

From Zhangjiajie: Full-Day Trip to Tianmen Mountain

5. From Zhangjiajie: Full-Day Trip to Tianmen Mountain

Your local guide and driver will pick you up from your centrally located Zhangjiajie hotel lobby at 08:30. Then, you will have the opportunity to take the world's longest gondola up to Tianmen Mountain. The Tianmen Mountain Cableway is described in tourist publications as the "longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world," with 98 cars, a total length of 7,455 meters and ascent of 1,279 meters at an unusual grade of 37 degrees. You may walk miles of paths built onto the cliff face at the top of the mountain including sections with glass floors, then visit glass walk, Tianmen Temple, Tianmen Gate and 999 steps. Later on, have a simple Chinese style lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch break, you will head to the Tujia Folk Customs Park to visit the unique old houses and experience the culture of Tujia ethnic minority group. After your tour is finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Zhangjiajie.

Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Private Tour

6. Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Private Tour

Experience everyday rural life in some of the most beautiful and remote regions of China on a 5-day tour of the mountains, valleys and ancient settlements of Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang. Day 1: Get a meet and greet at Zhangjiajie Airport, the railway station or your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Day 2: Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and ride up Yuanjiajie Mountain on the glass Bailong Elevator. Hike to the Pillar of the Southern Sky and see why it provided inspiration for the movie Avatar. Walk across No. 1 Bridge under Heaven and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Then, take the bus to Tianzi Mountain and see the Fairy Lady Presents Flowers rock formation. Day 3: Explore the Golden Whip Stream (Jinbianxi) in the morning and hike for about 2.5 hours along the brook. Relax in the fresh air of the mountains and ride the cable car to Huangshi village, 3,543 feet (1,080 meters) above sea level. Day 4: Ride the world's longest cable car up Tianmen Mountain and walk on the glass Sky Walk. Continue to Fenghuang and relax in the bars in the evening. Day 5: Visit Fenghuang Ancient Town (Phoenix Ancient Town), said to be the most beautiful village in China for its mountains, rivers and primitive architecture. Return to Zhangjiajie and get dropped off at your hotel or the train station or airport if you prefer.

Zhangjiajie: Tianmen Mountain & Sky Walk Private Day Trip

7. Zhangjiajie: Tianmen Mountain & Sky Walk Private Day Trip

After pick–up from your hotel in Zhangjiajie’s city center at 9:00am, your expert guide will take you to start the highlight trip in Zhangjiajie. Enjoy a private transfer to Tianmen Mountain - a must–see attraction in Zhangjiajie. Get ready to take the world's longest cable car to the top of Tianmen Mountain. At the mountaintop, wander along the Ghost Path, appreciate the beautiful Celestial Mountain top. Walk on miles of paths built onto the cliff on top of the mountain with sections of glass floors, known as the Sky Walk. There is also an escalator built inside of the mountain that will take you to the Tianmen Gate and 999 Steps. You can choose to take the challenge of 999 Steps by hiking or take the escalator at your own extra cost to get down to the bottom of the steps. After having lunch at a local restaurant, head to the Tujia Folk Customs Park and visit the unique old houses to experience the culture of Tujia ethnic minority group. At the end of the trip, you will be transferred to your Zhangjiajie hotel.

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What people are saying about Zhangjiajie

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Highly recommended - anytime again

wonderful tour through breathtaking landscapes beyond mass tourism. If you love photography and nature, you will be rewarded with extraordinary natural wonders. Perfectly prepared, reliable and always helpful private guide (Venus). Always friendly and humorous and very patient with us travelers. On special requests was promptly responded and fulfilled. 100% recommended - anytime again