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Zhangjiajie Hiking & Fenghuang Village

Trekking Tour

Tour Code:HNT-09
Departure:Daily
Tour Type:Private
Attraction:  Zhangjiajie, also refered to the Wulingyuan scenic area, is located in the north-east of Hunan Province. It includes four main areas like Zhangjiajie National Forest ParK, the Tianzi Mountains, Suoxi Valley, Yangjiajie Nature Reserve. The scenic area is listed with UNESCO World Heritage. 

The Phoenix City ( Fenghuan - Chinese for Phoenix) 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`s mountains and Tuo river, residents and establishment, temples and pavilions and more. 
 
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
 
                                                       
 
Day and day itinerary:
 
Day 01: Arrive Zhangjiajie
Met and transferred to your hotel. Free for rest of the time.

Day 02: Zhangjiajie ( B L D )
Take Bailong cliff lift to Yuanjiajie, amazed by the unique scene of sandstone peaks, visit Enchanting Stage (Mihun Tai), No.1 Bridge on the earth(natural bridge formed by two mountains), take shuttle bus to Tianzi Mountain, visit West Sea sandstone forest, Imperial Brush Pen Peaks(Yu Bi Feng) then take a cable car down the mountain.
Zhangjiajie can boast about having the worlds highest free-standing elevator ?and today you and your family will have the opportunity to ride it! Marvel at the gorgeous views of the peaks around you when you reach the breathtaking top.
Yangjiajie-World Natural Heritage site, as .a Hollywood photographer spent time shooting there in 2008. ‘Avatar' Makes Its Mark on China's Zhangjiajie, Floating Hallelujah Mountains featured in Hollywood blockbuster Avatar,the prototypes in Zhangjiajie,grand and tactile forest landscape, it seems .vertiginously suspended with sky above and chasms below.
Tianzi Mountain in the north section of the reserve, is another popular expedition, also served by cable car. As is the custom, every rock,crag and gully has been given a fanciful name.Bailong lift ¥56 one way, tianzi mount cable ¥52 one way.

 
Day 03: Zhangjiajie ( B L D )
Morning walk in the Golden Whip Stream Canyon(Jin Bian Xi), breath in the fresh air, feast eyes on the grotesque peaks and abundant vegetation. Have a boat cruise on Baofeng lake. Enjoying Tujia Minority Sing and dancing and visiting family museum(Xiu Hua Shan Guan) or Tujia Folk Park.
 
Golden whip stream is famous for its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley. As a veritable paradise for plants, its pathways are adorned by an abundance of flowers, trees, and grasses. Then too, this place is a kingdom fit for various fauna-birds, fish and land animals. Such comparable scenic poetry is only to be found in fairy tales. Indeed, someone has aptly remarked: It is a stream of bright watercolor painting, and a creator of ancient legends. To many other observers, Golden Whip Stream is a stream at once unique and mysterious, producing astonishment in the hearts of those fortunate enough to tour its wonders
 
Day 04: Zhangjiajie - Fenghuang by road ( B L D )
Drive to Fenghuang Ancient Town(about 4 hours),visit
Famous spots in the town (including a boat cruise in the beautiful Tuo River, appreciate the unique architecture of local people, taste the culture of Miao minority people)
 
Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town) tour, from Wulingyuan park 4.5-hour drive to Fenghuang ancient city (admission ¥148), In a round the clock siege from Chinese tourist- the Taiping of the modern age- this fascinating riverside town of ancient city walls and gate towers, houses on the stilts overlooking the river and hoary temples dotted about the old town can easily fill a couple of days. Home of a lively population of the Miao and Tujia minorities,  Strolling willy-nilly is the best way to see Fenghuang. Many of the back alleys in the old town maintain an intriguing charm, a treasure trove of old family pharmacists, traditional shops, temples, ancestral halls and crumbling dwellings. Restored fragments of the city wall lie along the south bank of the Tuo River in the old town and a few dilapidated chunks survive elsewhere.
 
 
Day 05: Exit from Zhangjiajie ( B L )
Drive back to Zhangjiajie, Visit Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery, appreciate the unique art of sandstone painting. Late afternoon fly to your next destination, wave goodbye to Zhangjiajie.
 
Price inclusion:
1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Entrance fees
3. Meals listed as B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
4. Local English speaking tour guide
5. Hotels ( two sharing room ) with breakfast
6. Domestic flights
 
Price exclusion:
1. Personal expenses: the items of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges.
2. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip
3. Tips to the tour guide and driver
 
Detailed Quote(Unit US$/person)

 group size 

 4-star

 5-star

 1 pax

 722

 880

2-5 pax

 580

 680

 6-9 pax

 320

 420

 

The price include following items:
· Hotel rooms ;
· B=Breakfast ;
· All Transportation specific to this itinerary;
· Excellent English guide service;
· All local tax.
The price above DOES NOT include following items:
· Entrance tickets;
· cable car or elevator fee;
· meals;
· Laundry, phone calls, medical expenses, cab fare for personal use and other personal   expenses;
· luggage transfer;
· Tips for the guide and driver?ˉs excellent service;
· Night activity option.
 
China Golden Holiday May 1-7, Oct 1-7 price will rise40%-50% for more details please contact  travel consultant
Other Help
一、Mandatory insurance cover:
  All your tours cover Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, regulated by the China National Tourism Administration. This insurance covers ONLY accidents occurring during the activities arranged by a travel agency. It does NOT cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themselves. It does NOT cover clients’ personal properties while travel in China. Flight insurance can be purchased at your departure airports in China. Therefore, we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance beyond the coverage of the agency policy in your home country before departure in order to insure yourself and your personal properties completely.

二、Children policy:
  Hotel room: child sharing bed with parents is free of charge for the room exclusive of the breakfast Admission: children under 1.2 meters is free of charge to the entrance. Proof of age will be required at time of travel.
 
三、Cancellation Refunds:
  We understand that you have to cancel your trip to China for some reason. Please refer to the Rules and Restrictions at the time of booking. The cancellation fees are calculated according to the days of notice received prior to scheduled date of entering China. The penalty will be a percentage on the tour price:
 30-17 days prior to the scheduled tour is 15%;
    16-10 days prior to the scheduled tour is 35%;
    9-3 days prior to the scheduled tour is 55%;
    2-1 days prior to the scheduled tour is 85%;
    On or after departure date is 100%.
四、Alteration of Itinerary:
  If you change your itinerary:
  Alternations to your itinerary before confirmation are happily processed free of charge. Because we always intend to provide the best tour possible for you. If you want to change some details of your itinerary such as adding scenic spots, revising your daily schedule or changing to a new hotel after confirmation, we will do our best to help after we check the possibility and availability. Because accommodation is reserved several weeks in advance, we cannot guarantee all your request can be satisfied. You are required to pay the additional cost if your new request is received. If we change your itinerary
   We aim to provide your accommodation as booked, but sometimes we do have to make changes: a. If events that is out of our control happen, such as war, fire, epidemics, health risks, hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions ect, we will have to change your itinerary . You should pay the extra cost if there is any price difference.
     b. If any extra fees caused by third parties such as cruise operators, airlines and hotels, you should pay the extra cost. c. WE reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the tour if air schedule or surface transportation changes, and/or events beyond its control make such alteration necessary