China Zhangjiajie Hiking Tour

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10-Day: Beijing Zhangjiajie Shanghai

Highlights: Zhangjiajie National Park, Great Wall of China, The Temple of Heaven, The Bund of Shanghai, Nanjing Road

Tour Code: CHT-1      Interested in this program?

Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China

Day 1: Beijing Arrival
Upon your arrival, you will be met by the local guide and driver at the Beijing International Airport. Be driven to the downtown Beijing and check in the four stars hotel. Free explore Beijing in the rest time.

Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel

Day 2: Beijing
After breakfast, we will drive you to the famous Badaling Great Wall. After hiking the Great Wall, you will visit Beijing Olympic Venue: China National Stadium (Bird's Nest) and China National Aquatics Center (Water Cubic).

Scenery Spots: Great Wall of China, Bird's Nest Stadium, Water Cubic Aquatics Center
Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 3: Beijing
In the morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel; visit the Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City. After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Heaven.

Tianzi Mountain
Tianzi Mountain
Tianzi Mountain

Scenery Spots: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 4: BeijingZhangjiajie City
Free in the morning until be driven to the airport for Zhangjiajie. You will be met by your English-speaking guide at the Zhangjiajie Airport and be driven to the Zhangjiajie downtown. Visit the free market in Zhangjiajie.

Transportation: Beijing to Zhangjiajie, Flight No: TBA
Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Zhangjiajie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Zhangjiajie is a prefecture-level city in the northwestern part of Hunan province in China. Within it is located Wulingyuan Scenic Area which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 as well as an AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.

Day 5: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
After breakfast, you will be picked up at the lobby of your hotel. Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Huangshi Fort. At night, you will be driven back to your hotel.(B, L)

Scenery Spots: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Huangshi Fort
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel

Golden Whip Stream
Golden Whip Stream
Golden Whip Stream

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: Located in the northwest of Wulingyuan, it is in the neighborhood of Suoxiyu Valley and Tianzi Mountain. It has an area of 72,000 acres, an average rainfall of 1200-1600mm, an average temperature of 16oC and a frost-free period of 240-300 days.

Huangshi Fort: named after a hermit Huangshi, is 1080m above sea level. It is higher on the south and elevated by stiff cliffs, covering an area of 16.5 hectors. It provides the largest collection of marvelous spectacles and also provides the larges sightseeing terrace above sea level in Zhangjiajie.

Day 6: Zhangjiajie Tianzi Mountain
After breakfast, you will visit Golden Whip Stream in the morning, then visit Tianzi Mountain and Suoxiyu Valley. At night, you will be driven back to your hotel.

Tianzi Mountain named after Xiang Dakun who led the local farmers' revolt and called himself Tianzi-the Son of Heaven. Bounded by Suoxi Valley on the east, Zhangjiajie on the south, Sangzhi County on the north, Tianzi Mountain is one of the four scenic zones in Wulingyuan.

Zhangjiajie National Park
Zhangjiajie National Park
Zhangjiajie National Park

Suoxiyu Valley, the center of Wulingyuan scenic zone. It covers an area of more than 180 square kilometers and is the largest of the three zones. Landform here is the same as Zhangjiajie and Tianzi Mountain, mainly making up of sandstone peaks.

Scenery Spots: Tianzi Mountain,Suoxiyu Valley
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 7: ZhangjiajieShanghai
After visit the Yellow Dragon Cave and Tujia Folk Custom Park,you will be driven to the airport for Shanghai. (B, L)

Yellow Dragon Cave: Yellow Dragon Cave's name comes from a legend of a dragon that lived inside the cave, but it also seems to make reference to its monstrous size: the cave in Hunan province, southern China, reportedly covers over 100,000 square meters. Visitors often spend over two hours taking in its cavernous caverns, marveling at stalagmites and stalactites that are millions of years in the making.

Yellow Dragon Cave
Yellow Dragon Cave
Yellow Dragon Cave

The Tujia Folk Custom Park is a replica of a typical Tujia village. It was built in 2000 with the intention to introduce visitors to the customs and traditions of the Tujia ethnic minority.

Scenery Spots: Yellow Dragon Cave, Tujia Folk Custom Park
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Transport: Airport Transfer

Day 8: Shanghai
Today we will arrange you visit Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Old City, City God Temple, Shanghai Urban Planning Exihibition Center.

Scenery Spots: Yuyuan Garden,Shanghai Old City, Urban Planning Exihibition Center
Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel in Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Shanghai
The Bund of Shanghai
The Bund of Shanghai

Day 9: Shanghai
Today we will arrange you visit the China Hall of Shanghai Expo in the morning. Visit the Nanjing Roand and the Bund of Shanghai in the afternoon.

Scenery Spots: China Permanent Hall of Shanghai Expo, Nanjing Road, the Bund
Accommodation: 4 Stars Hotel in Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 10: Shanghai Departure
Free shopping in Shanghai on your own until be driven to the airport for home.

Transport: Airport Transfer
Meal: Breakfast

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