Tour route: Zhangjiajie
Welcome to the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park! Arrive at Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport (DYG) and meet your private tour guide at the exit.
The driver will take you with the guide together to the hotel near the Wulingyuan Scenic Spot. On the way, the guide will give you a brief introduction of the city and reconfirm the following days tours beforehand.
Today, you will focus on the most classic sites in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, such as Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain and Ten-mile Gallery. Bailong Elevator, cable car and sightseeing train in the park are included in the itinerary to reduce your physical fatigue and enhance your travel experience.
To protect the environment, visitors can only take the scenic spot’s shuttle bus to travel between each site. Your tour leader will go along with you through the whole trip and may also adjust the travel plan a little to help you avoid the crowds.
You will enjoy another day in the forest park to explore further!
In the morning, taking a leisurely hiking and breathing in the fresh air along the Golden Whip Stream would be a great experience. If you happen to encounter wild monkeys on the way, please don’t feed them too much and keep a distance from them out of safety concerns. The round way hiking (return the same way you came) may cost two or three hours, according to your physical strength.
In the afternoon, go on with a join-in boat cruise on Baofeng Lake, which is surrounded by dense green woods and towering and diverse towering peaks. If you are looking for a thrilling adventure, an alternative tour to Tianmen Mountain with the glass skywalk or Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon with the renowned glass bridge can be arranged at request. Please ask for more information with your travel consultant.
End the trip in the late afternoon, and then be transferred to airport for flight to your next destination.
Recommended Accommodation for Your Journey
There is no doubt that your journey enjoyment will be increased by a good choice of accommodation. Our well-established network with key hotel chains around China will bring you more benefits of competitive rates and guaranteed hotel quality with availability.
Hotel criteria for each tour class
Hotel arrangement for Standard Tour Class
It will meet the basic requirements for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pick up. A small fitness center or spa can be expected.
Hotel Arrangement for Comfortable Tour Class
Normally you'll stay at formal and large hotels conveniently located with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, room service, fitness center and swimming pool (in very rare cases there is no pool) all together offer an above-average accommodation experience.
Usually good 4-star hotels are adopted or boutique hotels at request. Hotels best available will be arranged if no qualified choice, e.g. in remote area.
Hotel Arrangement for Deluxe Tour Class
Luxurious hotel with top-notch service and an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site with extensive menus for choice, room service available 24/7, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience. Hotels best available will be arranged if no qualified choice, e.g. in remote area.
Normally China Odyssey Tours provides two meals each day: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.
It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, Chinese style, or a combination.
When plan your lunches, we consider the balance of food quality, dining environment and tour convenience. We provide a la carte lunch in a local restaurant whenever possible. A la carte meal will give you an opportunity to eat at local restaurant, follow local customs, and taste local dishes. The a la carte allowance would be adequate for a decent meal in our recommended local restaurants, but varies from different restaurants and different cities. However in some remote regions where it’s simply hard to find a non-tourist restaurant, the meal could be arranged at a local tourist restaurant or a local family.
Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in China. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.
If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Private Guide & Transfer
You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility.
All of our tour guides are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides in China who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed safe drivers.
You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, your guide will stay at your side until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our travel guides in every destination are locals, who know the area well, they are very good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for taking your best photos.
When changing your itinerary is needed due to unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you have a wonderful experience.
With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most of your experience in China.
In every destination visited, your vehicle is air conditioned, clean, and expertly maintained. Your private driver is licensed, insured, and very experienced.
To maximize your comfort, we use vehicles with extra space for you and your luggage. Depending on how many are traveling together, we generally use sedans or mini vans (7 seats) for 4 people or less, large vans or small coaches (12-22 seats) for 5-12 people, medium coaches (33 – 37 seats) for 13 – 25 people, and large coaches (45 seats over) for more than 25 people.
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