Chongqing-Yangtze River and Zhangjiajie 6 Days Tour
Day 1 Chongqing Arrival
Welcome to Chongqing. Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name; transferred by your private car/van and begin today’s sightseeing.Then, you'll be transferred to the Chongqing Chaotianmen Port, and board the ship in the late afternoon. Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts.
Day 2 Yangtze River Cruise
Take shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda. Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories.
Day 3 Yangtze River Cruise
Take shore excursion to Shennv Stream by smaller vessels.Shennv Stream, literally named “Goddess Stream”, is located on the southern bank of Wu Gorge. Due to the perpendicular mountains, deep valleys and turbulent water, very few people reaches this area, so as the sceneries in it are still in a pristine state. You could view Sleeping Beauty Peak, Palm Peak, Cuiping Peak, Rising Peak, Qiyun Peak.
Day 4 Yangtze & Train to Zhangjiajie from Yichang
Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world-famous Three Gorges Dam.After visiting the Dam, your tour guide may pick you up at Three Gorges Dam Site or Dock in Yichang (depending on your train time to Zhangjiajie). Then drive to the Yichang train station and take train to Zhangjiajie. Zhangjiajie is an awesome place that features the unique Karst mountains and picturesque forests, bringing you to the most surreal world - AWATAR world.After arriving in Zhangjiajie, the local guide will pick you up at train station and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 5 Zhangjiajie National Park
After breakfast, you’ll visit the most beautiful scenic spots in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park which is known for its exquisite forests, odd-shaped peaks and rocks, the beautiful canyons, the limestone caves, and the breath-taking panoramic views.
First, you’ll take the cable car to Yellow Stone Village which is 1080m above the sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform to view the spectacular scenery in the national park. A saying goes “He who does not reach Huangshi Village does not pay a true visit to Zhangjiajie.”after, explore the famous Golden Whip Stream which covers a distance of 7.5 km, winding across mountains and valleys. It is famous for its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley.
Day 6 Zhangjiajie National Park & Departure
On this day, you’ll first take Bailong elevator up to Yuanjiajie, which is situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Park. This scenic area is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie Avatar. The peaks in Yuanjiajie are nearly at the same height, which makes it a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas.Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.And then, transfer back to Zhangjiajie City. You guide and driver will escort you to the airport or train station to catch the flight/train,end the tour.