4-Day Essence of Zhangjiajie Tour from Shanghai

Mesmerize 4-day journey from the bustling city of Shanghai to the enchanting landscapes of Zhangjiajie. See the essence of Zhangjiajie and get to know why the area inspired Avatar’s Hallelujah Mountain. The visit includes at least 5 highlights and each one will surprise you. The tour date is flexible and the itinerary can be tailored according to your requirements.

From US$1,117
Price based on 2 travelers in a 4-star hotel


  • Round-trip flight tickets are included
  • Delve into the world of Avatar in the Yuanjiajie scenic area
  • Relax yourself in the fairyland of the National Forest Park
  • Test your courage by walking on the 300-meter-high glass-bottomed bridge
  • Admire the huge Tianmen Cave on the Tianmen Mountain
  • Enjoy a boat trip on the mirror-like Baofeng Lake
  • Shaanxi History Museum - a good starter to know Chinese history

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai to Zhangjiajie, Flight No. TBA, Airport Transfer (Zhangjiajie)
  • Hotel: Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel3-star hotel No.188 Gaoyun Road (Near Forest Park, Charm Xiangxi), Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie, Hunan
  • None

Catch your flight to Zhangjiajie from Shanghai. Upon arrival, your local tour guide will meet you at the arrival hall of the airport with your name sign, and then escort you to your hotel for a rest.

The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore. Dinner is at your arrangements.

Day 2 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie( including the Hallelujah Mountains), Mt.Tianzishan, Bailong Sightseeing Elevator
  • Breakfast, Lunch

Arrive early at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to make the most of your day. Start your journey from the entrance.

Explore Yuanjiajie, known for its stunning natural landscapes and the famous Hallelujah Mountains that inspired the movie Avatar. Spend time admiring the unique rock formations and breathtaking views in this area.

Experience the Bailong Sightseeing Elevator, a marvel of engineering that provides a thrilling ascent or descent through the vertical cliffs of Zhangjiajie. Enjoy the panoramic views as you ride the elevator up, taking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Proceed to Mt. Tianzishan, another iconic peak in the park offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Take a leisurely walk to the summit for a bird's eye view of the spectacular scenery.

Zhangjiajie National Forest Parkl

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Day 3 Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon with Glass Bridge
  • Hotel: Sunshine Hotel & Resort Zhangjiajie3-star hotel No. 2 Yongding Avenue, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie, Hunan
  • Breakfast, Lunch

Start your day early to maximize your time and reach Baofeng Lake in the morning.

Explore the picturesque Baofeng Lake, known for its emerald waters surrounded by lush forested mountains. Take a boat ride on the lake and enjoy the tranquil setting, with opportunities to capture stunning photos of the natural scenery.

Take a break for lunch at a restaurant near Baofeng Lake or the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon to recharge for the rest of the day.

Visit the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, a natural wonder featuring dramatic cliffs, lush vegetation, and unique rock formations. Walk on the famous Glass Bridge, a transparent walkway offering breathtaking views of the canyon below.

Glass Bridge

Glass Bridge

Day 4 Tianmen Mountain (Tianmen Cave) including Glass Walkway and Cable Car, Hotel to airport Transfer (Zhangjiajie), flight to Shanghai TBA
  • Breakfast, Lunch

Visit Tianmen Mountain in the morning, Take the 30-minute Tianmen Mountain Cable Car for a scenic ride from the city to the top. The mountain is known for its natural beauty and must-see attractions like Tianmen Cave, also known as Heaven's Gate.

Explore Tianmen Cave, a natural karst cave in the mountain that offers impressive views of the surrounding landscape.

Walk on the Glass Walkway, an exhilarating experience that provides panoramic views of the cliffs and valleys below your feet.

Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Mountain

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 Person 2 - 5 Person 6 - 9 Person 10 - 15 Person
$ 1,727 $ 1,117 $ 977 $ 934

What's Included

  • Round-way airfare to leave and return to Shanghai(economic class).
  • Entrance fees to attractions are listed above.
  • Private tour guide and driver throughout the tour.
  • Authentic local meals are listed in the itinerary.
  • Centrally located hotels with breakfasts.
  • Service charge & government taxes.

Good to Know

  • This is a private tour. The local private English-speaking guide and the private car will serve your group only.
  • You will receive a confirmation letter within 24 hours of making your payment.
  • Your driver will pick you up in your hotel lobby on the tour date at the appointed time.
  • The meal (if included) is in a Chinese restaurant and your guide will help you order the dishes according to your taste.
  • There is absolutely no forced shopping.

Our Guides and Vehicles

China Travel Guides

Excellent Local Guides

All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town.

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Private Car and Driver

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons and small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons.

We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained (not over 4 years) and always very clean. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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