Duration: 5 days. Tour Type: Private tour. Departure: Everyday. Attractions: Mengdong River, Hibiscus Town, Fenghuang Ancient Town, Shen Congwen's Former Residence, Tujia People's Diaojiaolou, Wulingyuan Scenic Area including Huangshizhai Village in Zhangjiajie Forest Park,Tianzi Mountain. Dining: Breakfast (day 2,3,4,5), lunch(day 2,3,4,5), supper(day 2,3,4) Accommodation: 4 Nights Hotel included. Service: Airport pick-up&drop-off service, hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private air-conditioned vehicle and English-speaking tour guide.
Day 1 Zhangjiajie Arrival
When you arrive at Zhangjiajie, our tour guide will meet you at airport or train station by holding a sign with your name on it at the arrival terminal, and then transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2 Zhangjiajie - FengHuang (B, L, D)Full day trip to visit Mengdong River, Hibiscus Town. Enjoy Mengdong River Rafting(optional). Have a taste of local flavor tofu snacks meters. Stay overnight in Fenghuang Ancient Town (Chinese for Phoenix).
Mengdong River(from June to Oct): The river flows 200 kilometers in Yongshun County. An area of 4,000 hectares along the river has been opened for tourists. Major scenic spots include Eight-Scene Cave, Small Dragon Cave,natural cliff side murals, Golden-Star Gorge, Fairy Gorge ,Line of Sky, Jumping Monkey, Yuanyang Gorge and Laojun Gorge. Tourists can enjoy rafting on Si River, a tributary of Mengdong Rirer. The river flows along a narrow valley and the water is swift. It is a great adventure to drift on it.
Hibiscus Town: The town used to be named Wang Cun (village) until a famous movie entitled Furong Town was filmed there. Most of the people there are of the Tujia Minority group. Furong’s main attractions are the older, architectural structures and the wooden buildings that provided most of the film’s sets. There is also a large stone archway, over 100 years old, built to commemorate the virtue of a young woman.
-Fenghuang Ancient Town (Chinese for Phoenix) : It is a small and old city, 140km south to Zhangjiajie City and 52km south to Jishou City in Hunan Province, China. It covers an area of 1700 km with a population of 370,000, there are the minority ethnic group, such as Miaos, tujias, it was called the most beautiful ancient city in China by the famous writer Louis in New Zealand. Fenghuang has lots of relics and the sightseeing , the ancient city mountains and Tuo River, residents and establishment, temples and pavilions and so on .
Day 3 FengHuang - WuLingYuan (B, L, D)Full day trip to Shen Congwen's Former Residence, Xiong Xiling's Former Residence, Yang Ancestral Halls, Hongqiao Arts House, Thousand towers, Ancient buildings, Tuojiang River Tiber, Diaojiaolou. And then Drive to Forest Park. Stay overnight in WuLingYuan.
-Shen Congwen's former residence: It is located in the South China Camp Street, which is a typical South Sihe ancient homes. Ancient House is the center of the small patio with stone paved Hongshi side. The courtyard of the brick-wood structure around the historic houses and estates are three rooms. Total there are more than 10 rooms. Housing is short. There no painting , but is exquisitely compact, antique.
-Tujia people's Diaojiaolou: This (stilted house) house has its own ethnic distinctiveness; for, it is constructed in such a way as to overhang the water and be supported by many wooden pillars. According to old tang book, the specific reason for building such a structure is to deliver the inhabitants from miasma, poisonous vegetation and venomous snakes. Aside from this, Tujia people are accustomed to constructing their houses over the water and in proximity to the mountains, with most residences established in the valleys, giving the appearance of crouching tigers. Clearly, the best way to construct a spacious and stable house, while economizing on material, is to lay the foundation on wooden pillars and build the structure upon it. Over several millennia, a simple shelter against wind and rain has evolved into a construction, which is practical, graceful and artistic, harmonizing with the surrounding natural environment.
Day 4 WuLingYuan (B, L, D)Full day trip to Huangshi Village, Zhangjiajie Forest Park, Six Qi Ge , Chaihsing Taiwan, stroll along the Grand Canyon Physiognomy, Trinidad one, Shikonin Lake, Shu Huan weight. Stay over night in landscape.
-Zhangjiajie National Forest Park : It was established by the state council in 1982 as the 1st national forest park of China. Covering 13 sq km, the park is known for it's unique landscape with lush forests dominated by quartzite sandstone pillars. Bubbling brooks and charming lakes wind around the area and connect giant caves. One of China's most beautiful nature reserves, Zhangjiajie has wonderful hiking trails in a serene environment of staggering natural beauty
Day 5 WuLingyuan -> Zhangjiajie (B, L)Full day trip to Fenglin King, Tianzi Mountain, West Sea, He Long Park. Down the mountain by Bailong Lift. You can enjoy the urban free shopping. Send you to airport or railway staiton for your departure.
Zhangjiajie city : Tong Da International hotel (4 star )Zhangjiajie Scenic area(Wulingyuan): Jin Tian International Hotel ( 4 star)Fenghuang : Jiangtian Holiday Village (similar 4 star)
Zhangjiajie city : Yicheng Huatian Hotel ( 5 star)Zhangjiajie Scenic area(Wulingyuan): Pullman Hotel (5 star )Fenghuang : Phoenix Grand hotel (similar 5 star)
Good to know: we suggest you take the tour with 4 star hotel up, because the local 3 star hotel is not very good for foreign customers, and there is no listing 4 or 5 star hotel in Fenghuang, and we will arrange the similar class in location.
Please note: Price may vary according to different seasons or Gorden Week like during Labour Day and National Day. You can extend your stay in Zhangjiajie after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer
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