6-day Best Nanjing Zhangjiajie Tour
Tour Code: ZTG-L-14 , Tour Type: Private Tour
This Nanjing and Zhangjiajie tour package has a perfect balance of the history, culture and amazing landscape. Nanjing once served as the capital of various Chinese dynasties, kingdoms and republican governments dating from the 3rd century CE to 1949. Zhangjiajie offer the great natural and human wonders.
- Departure: Any day you want
- Reply: Within 0.5~23.5 hrs.
Our Advantages & Promise
- One-on-one travel consultant service.
- Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
- Selected and trained guides.
- Western style service standard
DAY 1 Nanjing
Transfer via: flight- your arrangement
Activities for today: Airport transfer (Nanjing), Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Arrive at Nanjing Lukou International Airport before 11:00 a.m., our guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for a short rest or for your own time to arrange your lunch. 13:30 p.m. Drive to visit Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum and Ming Tomb
-Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum
It is situated at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin. Construction of the tomb started in 1926, taking three years. On first July 1929, Dr. Sun was buried there. Sun has been respected as Father of Modern China since he fought unyieldingly against the corrupt Qing government and led the 1911 revolution to end feudal system and found Republic of China, leading Chinese people into a new era.
-Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Nanjing became the capital of China when Zhu Yuanzhang founded the Ming Dynasty in 1368. During his reign, Zhu Yuanzhang built the great city walls of Nanjing, the imperial palace, and his future tomb - Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum. The tomb is a certified UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must-see for travelers to Nanjing.Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum NanjingNanjing Ming Xiaoling MausoleumNanjing Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
DAY 2 Nanjing/Zhangjiajie
Transfer via: flight - our arrangement
Activities for today: Presidential Palace, Xuanwu Lake, Zhong Hua City Gate and Confucius Temple area, airport transfer (Nanjing, Zhangjiajie)
Today enjoy a full day tour of the Presidential Palace (Nanjing China Modern History Museum), Xuanwu Lake, Zhong Hua City Gate and Confucius Temple. Take the evening flight to Zhangjiajie. Upon arrival, your are picked up to your hotel.
The Presidential Palace housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China before the republic relocated to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum, the China Modern History Museum. It is located at 292 Changjiang Road, in the Xuanwu District of Nanjing.
The lake lies northeast of the city near the railway station, out of the city wall. It used to be the drilling camp of the imperial navy and recreation center of aristocrats. At the end of the Qing dynasty, it was turned into a park.
-Zhong Hua City Gate
Zhonghua Gate,means Chinese gate, was the biggest and most splendid city gate of Nanjing city wall in the Ming dynasty. The gate was built from 1366 to 1386 and originally named Gate of Gathering Treasure, since legend says in the construction, the wall collapsed again and again before a Box of Gathering Treasure was buried under. The whole structure was built with huge bricks and special cement made from lime, tung oil and sticky rice juice, extraordinarily strong.
Confucius Temple Area (old town area)
Confucius Temple, Fuzimiao in Chinese, located in Qin Huai River area, southwest of the city. Qinhuai River is the cradle giving birth to ancient culture of Jinling (Nanjing). The Confucius Temple area, which is the most lively place at inner Qinhuai River, is the first AAAAA scenic area opened to the public for free.Nanjing Presidential PalaceXuanwu Lake NanjingConfucius Temple Nanjing
DAY 3 Zhangjiajie
Transfer via: private vehicle
Activities for today: Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream
Today visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. We will take the cable car up to the Yellow Stone Village, where there are numerous lookout points for stunning views, from which you can see nearly half the peaks of Zhangjiajie. You will also visit Six Wonders Pavilion, which stands on top of Yellow Stone Village; it is the only cultural place of interest among the natural scenery - the “six wonders” refer to mountain, water, stone, cloud, plant, and animals. There are numerous other visual spots including Star Gathering Stage, etc.
Afternoon enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Golden Whip Stream (about 4.7 miles). We will follow the twisted road in the deep valley, packed with many nice places to stop and rest.
Huangshizhai VillageYellow Stone VillageGolden Whip Stream
DAY 4 Zhangjiajie
Transfer via: private vehicle
Enjoy another full day tour in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. We will ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain by the famous Bailong Elevator. On the summit, you will take about 2.5 hours to walk to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. It was used to inspiration for the famous "Hallelujah Mountains" in Blockbuster's movie Avatar. Proceed to the platform of Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the No. 1 Bridge under Heaven. Afternoon move on to see the Tianzi Mountain. This area is known for 4 natural spectacles - the clouds of mist that circle the peaks of the mountain, the amazing views of the rising sun, the moonlit nights and snowcapped winter peaks. They include more than 80 natural platforms to take in the magnificent scenery. We will visit The Marshal Helong Park (where there is another terrace for panoramic views; the park is in commemoration of Marshal He Long of the Chinese People's Liberation Army); the West Sea Stone Forests (where numerous peaks stand with different shapes and poses, covered with lush vegetation-- therefore, it is called sea of trees and sea of peaks). Later, take the cable car down the mountain to have a walk (about 40 minutes) along the dreamlike fairyland – Ten-mile Natural Gallery (Mini-train is optional, round trip RMB 76/pp).Yuanjiajie Scenic AreaTianzi Mountain ZhangjiajieTen-mile Natural Gallery
DAY 5 Zhangjiajie
Transfer via: private vehicle
Morning drive to explore the fantastic Yellow Dragon Cave for about 2 hours. Afternoon proceed to explore Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, which is known as the landform museum of Zhangjiajie. One of the highlights in your canyon exploration is a challenging walk on the most terrifying glass bridge in the world - Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge.
The entrance tickets for the glass bridge can only be obtained by reservation because the park (Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon) has limited the number of visitors per day to 8,000. We have top priority for ticket reservation (individual reservations are seldom accepted). If you book our Zhangjiajie tour packages with the glass bridge, we suggest booking at least 10 days in advance.
Yellow Dragon CaveYellow Dragon CaveZhangjiajie Glass Bridge
DAY 6 Zhangjiajie/Exit
Transfer via: flight - your arrangement
After breakfast dirve to explore Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. We will experience a ride on the world's longest cable car up to the summit of the Tianmen Mountain. At the summit of the mountain, taking a hike (approximately 2 hours) on the plank road alongside the Guigu Cliffs.
During the hiking, you can choose to experience the glass skywalk (RMB 5/pp) built along a cliff. Then pay a visit to the Tiammen Temple and take the Forest Sightseeing cable car back to the Tianmen Mountain cable car station to take the big cable car up to the middle station. Later, take a bus along the Heaven-linking Avenue (a famous mountain-winding highway in the world) to explore the Tianmen Cave.
Afternoon transfer to Zhangjiajie Tujia Folk Custom Park to learn some facts about the local ethnic culture, history, buildings and so on.
Conclude the trip with a transfer to Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport.
Tianmen MountainView of the Heaven-Linking Avenue from a cable carTujia Folk Custom Park Zhangjiajie
Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
- Entrance fees:
- To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
- All meals as specified in the itinerary. "B" stands for Chinese or western breakfast at your hotel. "L" for Chinese Lunch at local Chinese restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner at local Chinese restaurant. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
- Private Transfers:
- Between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Zhangjiajie by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver.
- Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
- As outlined in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide.
The English-speaking guide and driver of each city accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
- Service includes standard rooms for your tour group.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
- Service Charge & Government Taxes.
- The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- Entry / Exit Airfare or train tickets..
- Visa Fees; Trip Insurance; Credit Card Processing Fee;.
- Excess Baggage Charges:
- For checked luggage: Adult and children are entitled to a free checked baggage allowance in economy class of 20kg / 44. The size limit for each piece is 40x60x 100cmor 15.7x 23.6x 39.4 inches. For carry-on luggage: each economy class passenger is allowed one piece of 5kg / 11 lbs. The size limit for each piece is 20 x 40 x 55cm or 7.8 x 15.7 x 21.6 inches.
- Personal Expenses:
- Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities and sightseeing.
- Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
- Gratuities to guides or drivers.