Shanghai-Zhangjiajie National park-Fenghuang Ancient city 8 days Tour
DAY 1, Shanghai Arrival
Meet your guide and have a Shanghai city tour of the Bund and Nanjing Road. After dinner, enjoy wonderful acrobatics show.
DAY 2, Shanghai
Today guide tour to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower where has best viewing spot of Shanghai located by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high, and then we will take a cruise on Huangpu River to see the view of Shanghai city. In the afternoon, guide tour to visit the Yu Garden. The garden used to be a private garden with 400 years' history; it features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta. After that, have a free walk on the Tianzifang Old Street to see local Shanghai People’s lifestyle. Today's tour ends at the Jiangnan Silk Workshop. It is not only a place to sell silk products but also demonstrates the whole process of silk producing which is very impressive.
DAY 3, Shanghai-Zhangjiajie
After breakfast, you will be escorted to the airport for the flight to Zhangjiajie. Upon arrival at Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport, meet your Zhangjiajie local guide and transfer to the hotel check in. The rest of the day is your free time to do some independent exploration.
DAY 4, Zhangjiajie-Wulingyuan
In the morning, meet the guide and drive to the Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, where you will experience a ride on the world’s longest cable car up to the summit of the mountain. You will take a hiking (approximately 2 hours) on the Plank Road alongside the Guigu Cliffs. After hiking, you will pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple, and then you may choose to walk back to or take the Forest sightseeing cable car and back to the Tianmen Cable car station, and take the big cable car down to the middle station, you will take a bus through the Heaven-Linking Avenue to explore the Tianmen Cave. After lunch, drive to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Area to explore the Yellow Dragon Cave.
DAY 5, Wulingyuan
In the morning, you will meet the guide and drive to take a cable car to Huangshizhai (Yellow Stone Village Scenic Village) and be taken on a 2 hours hiking on the mountain. After lunch at a local Chinese restaurant, proceed to the Golden Whip Stream. You will have a leisure hiking about 2.5 hours. During the hiking, you will see the beautiful Shadao Valley. Then proceed to hike about 1 hour through a grand valley (Baizhangxia) to enjoy an interesting cruise on the sleepy Baofeng Lake.
DAY 6, Wulingyuan
Today you will then ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain taking the Bailong Elevator – a glass elevator built into the side of the mountain. On the summit, you will take about 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern sky. It was used to inspiration for the famous “Hallelujah Mountains” seen in the Blockbuster movie, Avatar.
Proceed to the Fascinate Platform (Mihuntai) to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the No. 1 Bridge under Heaven. During the tour, you will pay a visit to the Wulongzhai, Tianbofu (Tianbo Mansion), Bailipo, Yibudengtian (One Step to Heaven), Kongzhongzoulang. Climb up the Tianzi Mountain. Visit some spots in the Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, including Shentang Gully, Helong Park, Emperor Brush Pen Peak and trail down to the Tianzi Pagoda, Yueliangya, Wolongling. After that, take a cable car down the mountain to explore the dreamlike fairyland – 10-mile Natural Gallery.
DAY 7, Zhangjiajie-Furong Town-Fenghuang
After breakfast, drive about 2 hours (100km) to Furong Town (aka Hibiscus Town) and then leisure walk about 1.5-2 hours in the old town to explore the history, culture and customs of Tujia people and the Xizhou Tujia Folk Customs Museum. After lunch for 1 hour, drive about 3.5 hours to your hotel in Fenghuang Old Town. Check in a hotel nearby the Tuo River.
DAY 8, Fenghuang-Zhangjiajie-Shanghai
In the morning, enjoy sightseeing in Fenghuang Old Town and take a rafting on the Tuo River about 15 minutes. The Miao Ethnic vendors in Fenghuang Old Town Girls in Traditional Miao Costume in Fenghuang Old Town Fenghuang Old Town.In the afternoon, drive about 4.5 hours to Zhangjiajie, visit the Sandstone Painting Museum, and then drive to your hotel in Zhangjiajie City.Drive to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport. Please allow 2 hours for airport check-in formalities. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey home.end the tour.