Changsha, Zhangjiajie & Phoenix Town 7 Day Tour

Tour Code: CTA-PVT-CZFA7D

Duration: 7 Days

Visit: Changsha,Fenghuang,Zhangjiajie

Note: Hunan province is famous for its picturesque scenery, rich minority culture and fantastic food. This 7 day tour will take you to Changsha, Zhangjiajie and Phoenix Ancient Town for some of the best sightseeing.

Starting From: $ 366 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

Hunan province is famous for its picturesque scenery, rich minority culture and fantastic food. This 7 day tour will take you to Changsha, Zhangjiajie and Phoenix Ancient Town for some of the best sightseeing. 
  • Take a stroll at Phoenix Ancient Town.
  • Experience skywalk at Tianmen Mountain.
  • Visit the ancient institution Yuelu Academy.
 
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  • Itinerary
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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Changsha

    Arrive in Changsha

    Attraction & Activities:

    Huangxing Walking Street

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Dolton Grand Source Hotel

    Your guide and driver will welcome you at Changsha Airport or Railway station. You will then visit Huangxing Walking Street, later you will be driven to your hotel for check-in.

    Huangxing Walking Street:
    The front of Huangxing Walking Street sprouts from Jiefang Road and stretches south to Chengnan Road. In many ways the center of the city revolves around walking street. 

  • Day

    02

    Changsha to Phoenix Ancient Town (By coach)

    Changsha to Phoenix Ancient Town (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Yuelu Academy, Yuelu Mountain, Hunan Embroidery Research Institute

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★FengTian International Hotel

    After breakfast, you will visit Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu Academy and Hunan Embroidery Research Institute. After lunch, you will take a  6 hour bus journey to Phoenix Ancient Town.

    Yuelu Academy: Yuelu Academy, one of the four greatest academies in ancient China, is situated at the foot of Yuelu Mountain and on the west bank of the Xiang River. It was one of the four ancient Chinese academies and well known for some of China’s great scholars, poets, philosophers and political leaders.

    Yuelu Mountain: Yuelu Mountain gathers together the essence of Xiang and Chu culture. Numerous scenic spots and historical sites are in this mountain, it is also a good place for local people to hike and rest.

    Phoenix Ancient Town: 
    Phoenix Ancient Town is a wonderful example of what villages were like prior to the onset of modernization. These alleys are the way to see the typical wooden houses built on stilts along the banks of the Tuo Jiang River. 

  • Day

    03

    Phoenix Ancient Town to Zhangjiajie (By coach)

    Phoenix Ancient Town to Zhangjiajie (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Phoenix Town

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Today you will have a leisure walking in the ancient city. (include tickets of 9 scenic spots in Phoenix Town), Tuojiang River Cruise, Rainbow Bridge and so on. The night of Phoenix ancient town is peaceful and amazing, stroll at fenghuang and enjoy the moon with your famlily in the beautiful night, it is really a different experience.  Later in the afternoon, transfer to Zhangjiajie by coach.

    Tuojiang River: It is the largest river in the county, one of the branches of Wushui River. Originating from Nanshan Gorge of Dusha, Kuhe, it flows from west to east in Fenghuang county.

    Stilts Houses: A boat trip ride on Tujiang river is included. The highlight of the cruise is the stilts houses. They are interconnected structures on water that form a tightly-knit town for villagers to live in. Some of the stilts houses have turned into shophouses designed for both residential and commercial uses, The ground floor portions are mostly by small businesses like pawnshops and food vendors. The upper floors are residential use. 

  • Day

    04

    Zhangjiajie (By coach)

    Zhangjiajie (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tianmen Mountain

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Today you will visit Tianmen Mountain by cable car.  1 hour hike through the Skywalk Path.  Climb up the Tianmen Arch.  Later today you will take 5 hours train to Yichang.   Train  K1886 (16:20-21:12).
    Pickup from Yichang East Railway station and transfer to the wharf for Yangtze cruise.
     
    Tianmen Mountain: Round trip cable car transfer to the summit of the mountain.  Tianmen Mountain Cableway is claimed in tourist publications as the "longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world", with 98 cars and a total length of 7,455 metres (24,459 ft) and ascent of 1,279 metres (4,196 ft) The highest gradient is an unusual 37 degrees. 
     
    Tianmen Arch: An 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) road with 99 bends also reaches the top of the mountain and takes visitors to Tianmen cave, a natural hole in the mountain of a height of 131.5 metres (431 ft).
     
    Skywalk Path: Skywalk is built on the side of a cliff on Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie. Skywalk is about 4,700 feet above sea level and 200 and 60 metres long.  You can walk on kilometres of paths built onto the cliff face at the top of the mountain, including sections with glass floors. 
     
  • Day

    05

    Zhangjiajie

    Zhangjiajie

    Attraction & Activities:

    Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Tianzi Mountain, Ten-mile Gallery

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Zhangjiajie National Park is divided into 3 portions: Yuanjiajie, Yangjiajie and Tianzishan.  Till now the cable to Tianzishan is till under construction.  So we will visit Yuanjiajie Mountain and Yangjiajie Mountain.  Take Bailong lift up to Yuanjiajie.  Walk around the mountain top for 1 hour to see the No. 1 Bridge.  Then take 30 minute coach to Yangjiajie.  Hike another 1 hour to Wulong Village and Tianbofu.   Take cable car down the mountain and finish today's tour.

    Zhangjiajie (Bailong Elevator):  A glass elevator built onto the side of a huge cliff.  It is 1,070 feet (330 m) high. It is claimed to carry 3 world records:  the world fastest passenger elevator, the world highest outdoor sightseeing elevator and the world maximum load elevator.

    First Bridge: a 5 meter stone slab naturally wedged between two peaks. The back garden here is known as the "Natural Bonsai" and resembles the royal garden with varieties of pinnacles.

    Yuanjiajie Scenic Area: Yuanjiajie is famous as the Southern Sky Pillar inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.

    - IMPORTANT NOTICE- 
    Due to the renovation of cableway in Tianzi Mountain, the following areas can not be reached till Oct 2015.  

    Tianzi Mountain: Tianzi Mountain is 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. It locates on the highest point of "Golden Triangle", its highest point being 1262.5m and lowest point being 534m .

    Ten-mile Gallery: Located in the Donggou Gorge, Ten-mile Gallery is a 5km scenic road with Wanxing village and Longtan village on each end. With all kinds of sceneries and attractions on it, the road offers an amazing experience of beauty.  We will take mini train ride through this picturesque area.

  • Day

    06

    Zhangjiajie to Changsha (By coach)

    Zhangjiajie to Changsha (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Grand Canyon, Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery, Tusi Palace

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Dolton Grand Source Hotel

    Today you will take a cruise on Baofeng Lake. Followed by a stroll along the Golden Whip Stream. Afterwards, you will visit the unique art of sand painting at Junsheng Art Gallery.   Transfer to airport or railway station.

    Baofeng Lake: The lake and surrounding area comprises some 275 hectares, and consists of Baofeng Lake and Yingwo Stockade Village.  The lake is within the mountainous area with greenery surroundings where you will see mirrored surrounding scenes on the lake, showing a wonderful vertically symmetrical landscape painting.   
     
    Golden Whip Stream: The major scenic spots of the stream include Golden Whip Rock, Purple Grass Pond, Rock of Welcoming Guests and Reunion Rock. The stream is one of the most beautiful in the world. On the way, girls from Tujia will present visitors traditional folk songs when requested. The main scenic spots here include: the Welcoming Guests Rock, Golden Whip Rock, Reunion Rock and the Purple Grass Pond. 
     
    Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery: Junsheng Sandstone Painting is regarded as “the special pride of Hunan”. It is highly rated and prized by art collectors. In fact, it is considered the precious gift that the Hunan Provincial Government present to all guests at home and abroad.
     
  • Day

    07

    Depart from Changsha

    Depart from Changsha

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tianxin Pavilion Park

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    After breakfast, you will visit Tianxin Pavilion Park, then you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.

    Tianxin Pavilion Park:
    In the south of Changsha, the Tianxin Pavilion is the old city tower of Changsha, the only remaining symbol of ancient city. locating at the Tianxin Pavilion, tourists can have a panoramic view of all the city; and walking in the park, tourist can find local citizens do morning exercises, such as performing a sword dance or Taichi.

Price Per Person in US Dollars
Oct. 31, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2018
Price Type Tour Class Tour Price
Adult Group Tour $ 406
Senior (over 65yrs) Group Tour $ 386
Child (3-11yrs) Group Tour $ 365
Remarks

1) Group size
*  The rate shown above is for group size of 10 adults and above. 
* 15+1FOC: Adult: USD390/pax;  20+1FOC: Adult: USD380/pax
 
*   A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required. 
*  For group of 6-9 persons, the supplement cost is USD100 per person. 
*  For group of 5 persons, the supplement cost is USD160 per person.
*  For group of 4 persons, the supplement cost is USD180 per person.
*  For group of 3 persons, the supplement cost is USD200 per person.
*  For group of 2 persons, the supplement cost is USD220 per person.
*  Adult price is based on twin / triple share of a hotel room, you will be charged for single occupancy supplement cost if required. 
*  Max. of 3 persons staying in one room is required by the hotel's policy. 
*  Single room supplement is subjected on detailed travel date.
 
2) Child Policy
Child (3-11 years) without bed: 75% of Adult Fee
Child (3-11 years) take bed: 95% of Adult fee
Child price is based on child without extra bed, Child will be informed and charged for extra bed if required.
Baby (0-1) is free
 
3) Block days:
Rate not valid for Special holidays include: 
Chinese New Year. Labor Day Holidays from May 1-7, National Day Holidays from Oct 1 to 7.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance tickets fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: 6 Chinese lunches.
  • Private transfers between airport, hotel and scenic spots while sightseeing by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Guide service: English speaking tour guide.
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share.

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Tipping standard per guest per day:  USD4 to tour guide, USD2 to driver