7 Days Furong Town and Zhangjiajie Photography Tour
Tour Code: CPT06
Tour Duration: 7 Days
- Tour overview:
- Many photography enthusiasts are attracted by the unique and beautiful geological landscape of Zhangjiajie. Integrating beautiful natural scenery, colorful folk customs, stilted wooden houses with characteristics of local ethnic minorities, and other aspects, this is a tour combines both cultural and natural landscapes.
Day by Day Itinerary
Arrive in Zhangjiajie, be picked up at airport and transferred to hotel.
Be driven to have a full day tour of Furong Ancient Town . After the tour be transferred back to Zhangjiajie.
Be driven to airport to catch the flight for the next destination.
1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.
2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.
Price IncludesA. Entrance fees：To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Arrive in Zhangjiajie, you will be picked up at airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at the rest of the day.
Sightseeing: Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Tianzi Mountain
Today you will firstly visit the Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, which is a concentration of beautiful scenery in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. It becomes more popular as the Southern Sky Pillar in the scenic area inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar. You will see the First Bridge under Heaven, the Hallelujah Peak and other beautiful attractions.
Go ahead to the Tianzi Mountain. Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve is a mesa in the northwest of Wulingyuan. Up on the mesa, the field of vision is widely opened up and it is a perfect location to have a panoramic view of the nature reserve.
Sightseeing: Huangshi Village, Jinbian Brook
Have a full day tour in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. You will visit the Huangshi Village (also named Yellow Stone Village). It is a mesa higher on the north side elevated by stiff cliffs. Huangshi Village has the most of marvelous views of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park including Treasure Box of Heavenly Books, Magic Sea-suppressing Needle, South Pillar of Heaven, Golden Tortoise Watching the Sea, etc.
Then visit the Jinbian Brook (also named Golden Whip Stream). It covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys. The brook is limpid through the year and is famous for Jinbian Cave-which has a height of 382km and looks like a huge flying eagle.
Sightseeing: Yellow Dragon Cavern, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
This morning you will visit the Yellow Dragon Cavern, which is a typical limestone cave. The whole cave has four layers, showing us that ''caves in caves, caves in mountains and rivers in caves''. Geologists from home and abroad unanimously agree that the Yellow Dragon Cavern involves all the knowledge mentioned in speleology with its large scale, diversified landscape and unrivalled beauty.
Continue the tour to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area, which combines mountains, water, caves and lakes, and is known as the "museum of Zhangjiajie landform". The wooden walkway in the canyon stretches for miles, and there are many waterfalls and springs along the way. The stream in the canyon is filled with a layer of mist all year round, just like a paradise.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is also included today. It stretches about 430 meters across a canyon at width of 6 meters, with a dizzying height of some 300 meters above the impressive Zhangjiajie scenery, this sky-walk is set to smash records to be the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge and easily dwarfs America’s Grand Canyon Sky-walk.
Zhangjiajie / Furong Town/ Zhangjiajie (B,L)
Transfer via: private vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Furong Ancient Town
Check out your hotel in the morning, and you will be driven to have a full day tour of Furong Ancient Town. The town has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is called the "ancient town hanging on the waterfall" because of the magnificent waterfall passing through the town. Surrounded by green mountains and clear water, the town is full of winding alleys, the Tujia stilted wooden houses, and streets paved with flagstones, which reflect simple folk customs of the local Tujia people.
After the tour today you will be transferred back to Zhangjiajie and stay overnight in downtown Zhangjiajie.
Sightseeing: Tianmen Mountain, Tianmen Cave, Zhangjiajie Tujia Folk Garden
This morning you will visit the Tianmen Mountain. Authorized as a national forest park in 1992, Tianmen Mountain is also known as Heaven Gate Mountain due to the unique natural miracle Tianmen Cave on the mountain, many Chinese believe that the Tianmen Mountain is the “Closest Earth Landmark to Heaven”.
Today you will also visit the Tianmen Cave. Looks like the junction of man's world and the heaven, Tianmen Cave is the highest altitude natural cave in the world. With some 1260 meters elevation, it is on the precipices and has a height of 131.5 meters and a width of 50 meters or so. Visitors need to walk up 999 steps to reach the cave.
You will head for the Zhangjiajie Tujia Folk Garden, which is a masterpiece of nature and manmade. The garden mainly shows Tujia customs, special stones, root carvings, precious relics and old Tujia folk performances such as Maugusi Dance. A 48 meters high and 12 stories stilted building with no iron nail is the highlight of the garden, and it was identified as the tallest wooden structure stilted building in China.
Departure Zhangjiajie (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Free at leisure until be picked up and driven to airport to catch your flight to your next destination.
Dear Nora,Thank you again for such excellent arrangement under the rushed condition. I enjoyed the tour with excellent English guide. Whenever I visit historical cities, I usually join guided tour. In the guided tour especially in European countries, the guider usually prepares a presentation with picture files or using notepad for audience' better understanding. Sometime oral explanation is not sufficient. Anyway i have not seen such presentations from other tour groups around today. Again, my guider today was excellent to give me overall and essential points in the history. Driving was also gentle. All the best for your business. Ki Seob
- Booking Code:VOC-20230717
- Tour Starting Date:Monday, 17 July 2023
- Client's information:Ki Seob Sim, Canadian
Dear Nora Thank you so much for having arranged great tour for us! The visits were well arranged and we wish if we had more time then we can visit more attractions.All guides are super! Knowledgeable and have good commands of English, good sense of humor. We like them all!Transportations were ok but can not give them max points due to their ages! Drivers were all nice. Hotels in Beijing, Xi’an and Nanjing are great! Great location, well equipped, nice room and good breakfast. Hotel in Luoyang is an old style, simple breakfast, but we understand that they are in the same situation as the city. Near the Peony Hotel, I saw a new small hotel near by but I did not come in to check. I am thinking it may be better to use new small hotel than big old ones.In Shanghai, we are very disappointed about hotel. Room small, dirty, poor facilities. Breakfast is poor. Location is so so, not so convenience. I think you should find another option for your future bookings in Shanghai. Meals: the guide helped us to choose dishes and we really enjoyed. Except in Beijing, because of timing inconvenience due to traffic, we ask the guide to arrange the near by restaurants for quick food, all others were great. In General, we are all happy with your services. Hope will have the chance to come back with you for more tours in China and surely, I will recommend you and your company for my tour company friends! Nora, once again, thank you for your great work! My best regards Bich Ha
- Booking Code:VOC-20230702
- Tour Starting Date:Sunday, 2 July 2023
- Client's information:Bich Ha, Vietnam
Dear Nora, My apologies! All went very well today and I’m delighted. Can I please say how very impressed by the service I received from you, the guide, and the driver. It was absolutely superb in every respect. If it would be helpful, I would be very glad to write to your manager to say how I pleased I was, and that I will use and recommend Visit Our China in the future. Best wishes, Cameron
- Booking Code:VOC-20230520
- Tour Starting Date:Saturday, 20 May 2023
- Client's information:Dr Cameron Pyke, UK
I hope this letter finds you well. We finally arrived home from our trip last Thursday the 17th. As promised I am writing to you about our experience in China and we thank you very much for your organizing. On the whole we had a wonderful time and were very well looked after by both guides and drivers we would especially like to thank Linda and Cynthia which we would highly recommend. They both gave really excellent service in every way including punctuality, information and restaurants that were chosen for lunches, the food was delicious. The cruise on the Huangpu River was cancelled because of bad weather which couldn't be helped so the guide offered us an Acrobatic Show which we enjoyed very much. We had a lovely time on day 3 to Tongli water town. Our stay in China was wonderful. Best regards, Kathleen Pam
- Booking Code:VOC-20190905-S
- Tour Starting Date:Thursday, 5 September 2019
- Client's information:Kathleen & Pam, Australia
Dear Molly, Hope you have been well. We will be returning to Singapore in a couple of hours. Would like to commend on the tour guides, drivers and accommodation that VOC has arranged for us. The guides and drivers are very professional,very helpful, thoughtful, caring and experienced. They practised good ethics as well. We definitely have a wonderful touring experience and I will definitely recommend your company to my friends. Regards, Mrs Wee
- Booking Code:VOC-20190605-M
- Tour Starting Date:Wednesday, 5 June 2019
- Client's information:Chew Huay Huay, Singapore
Hi Sandy, Thank you for a great first tour together. I appreciate that it was a big commitment for you to be away from your office family for such a long time. I know you would have missed your young son a lot. I am also very grateful for your huge personal effort that you put into the detailed planning. The local guides were all great - Sally, Amanda Benny. Regarding the itinerary, I think we have an excellent itinerary for the beginning and the end, but the middle of the tour needs to be changed. Thank you again for all your excellent work. I look forward to visiting you in your home town for our first Tibet tour in August 2020. Jo I might travel up one day ahead of the group to meet you and have dinner with you. Best regards, Brod
- Booking Code:VOC-20190528-S
- Tour Starting Date:Tuesday, 28 May 2019
- Client's information:Brod, Australia
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