Zhangjiajie has become more and more popular since one of the attractions named Qiankun Column is known as the prototype of floating Hallelujah Mountain in the movie Avatar. The following are a few tips about Zhangjiajie travel tips.

Hallelujah Mountain

1. Zhangjiajie is the name of the city where the scenic area located. When people go sightseeing in Zhangjiajie, they usually go to two scenic areas, which are Wulingyuan Scenic Area and Tianmen Mountain. These two scenic areas are the attractions that tourists cann’t miss.

Zhangjiajie Forest Park

Wulingyuan Scenic Area consists of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzi Mountain, Suoxiyu, Yangjiajie and Yuanjiajie. The main attractions are covered in the through ticket of Wulingyuan, except Yellow Dragon Cave and Baofeng Lake. It takes 2-7 days to go sightseeing at Wulingyuan depending to your perference.
Tianmen Mountain is located in the downtown. It takes 1 day to visit it. More attractions.

2.The best time to visit Zhangjiajie is from April to October. It is rainy in July. It is advised not to climb the mountain in rainy days for it will be slippery. Winter in Zhangjiajie is quite unique. If you are lucky enough, you will see the cloud sea or trees covering with glaze.

3.The ticket fare of Wulingyuan is CNY248(valid for 3 days), CNY301(valid for 7 days). You can go in and out the scenic area during the valid days. The ticket requires a fingerprint identification. Each time tourists enter the tourist site, it is required to input the fingerprint. Tourists can go in and out the scenic site during the validity period of the tickets.

4. There are several cable cars available in Wulingyuan, which are not included in the entrance ticket. It is highly recommended to take the cables to save the time and effort for the attractions that can only be visited by walk.

Bailong Elevator in Zhangjiajie

5. Buses are avaiable from Zhangjiajie downtown to Wulingyuan Scenic Area. There are five ticket offices: Wulingyuan, Forest Park, Shuiraosimen, Yangjiajie and Tianzi Mountain. Tourists usually bought tickets at Wulingyuan Ticket Office and Forest Park Ticket Office. Take a bus from Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station.

6. Hotels outside the Wulingyuan scenic area and in the scenic area are both available. The facilties are better in the hotels in downtown than in the hotels in scenic area. However, it saves time and money for travelling between downtown and the Wulingyuan scenic area if you stay overnight at the scenic area.

7. Be careful about the travel scams in Zhangjiajie. Ignore the person randomly come to you to promote tours, hotels or goods. Take a tour in a regular tour agency. More information about Zhangjiajie.

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