"Enjoy beautiful waterscape in Jiuzhaigou, while enjoy the miraculous mountains in Zhangjiajie". Zhangjiajie is the "World Geological Park" located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province. It is known as the “Number-One Miraculous Mountain in the World” and "The Original Manuscript of Chinese Landscape Painting".
This Zhangjiajie photography tour is designed for photo lovers to view Zhangjiajie’s natural wonders and cultural relics and take many splendid photographs. With a camera, you’ll capture the peerless scenery in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the great sunrises over the Grand Sightseeing Platform, the pillar-like formations and the floating rocks, Tujia ethnic minority customs, dance, lifestyle and more.
This Zhangjiajie photography tour can be customized depending on what photos you want to take, and on the weather condition when you go. Feel free to tell your interests and ideas to your personal travel consultants!
After breakfast, you’ll capture the most beautiful scenery in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. First, take cable car to Huangshi Village which is 1080m above the sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform, providing numerous lookout points for stunning views. From here, photographers could shoot nearly half of the odd-shaped peaks of Zhangjiajie. A saying goes “He who does not reach Huangshi Village does not pay a true visit to Zhangjiaije”.
Later, shoot and explore the famous Golden Whip Brook which covers a distance of 7.5 km, winding across mountains and valleys. It is famous for its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley. As a veritable "paradise" for plants, its pathways are adorned by an abundance of flowers, trees, and grasses.
Stay overnight in Wulingyuan
In the morning, you'll first take Bailong elevator up to explore the Real Padora World - Yuanjiajie. Yuanjiajie is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie AVATAR. Shoot the original of Hallelujah Mountain in the film of AVATAR, the First Bridge under the Heaven, stand on the Bridge Viewing Terrace to shoot the First Bridge under Heaven, and shoot other amazing lesser peaks and grotesque rocks stand in the valley.)
Then, take sightseeing bus to the lower cable station of Yangjiajie and take cable car up to Yangjiajie. Yangjiajie is a relatively newer part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park as beautiful as Yuanjiajie and Tianzi Mountian. Shoot the main attractions such as Tianbo Mansion, Oolong Village, Natural Great Wall, Corridor the Cliffs, and capture sunset in One Step Under the Heaven.
Later, transfer back to Wulingyuan for accommodation.
In the early morning, heading to Laowuchang which is a perfect place for sunrise photography over mountains and fields. Shoot the most interesting sight - Fields in the Sky, terraced rice paddies on the top of the peaks. Also, capture the magnificent view of Supernatural Army Gathering.
On this day, you'll go to Tianzi Mountain where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter. (Highlights for Photography: Tianzi Mountain is the highest place that photographers could capture the panoramic view of Wulingyuan Scenic Area.)
After the exciting tour, you'll transfer to Zhangjiajie downtown and stay overnight there.
On this day, you’ll first take a trip to Tianmen Mountain. Referred to as the 'Soul of culture and spirit of Zhangjiajie', Tianmen Mountain, standing 1,500 meters above sea level, boasts miraculous and unique geographic landform, unparalleled natural landscape, profound cultural connotations.
Experience the longest cableway in Asia with a length of 7200 meters, take photos of Avenue toward Heaven with 99 turns from cable car. On the top of Tianmen Mountain, enjoy the Cliff-Hanging Walkway and avoid the crowds to take some photos; hold your breath and experience the thrilling Glass Sky Walk. Then, visit the natural mountain-penetrating Karst cave - Tianmen Cave. The foot of the cave is wonderful photo opportunity with the hole in the mountain as the background. It is worth waiting for the sunlight to shine through the hole with mist or smoke illuminating the way.
After the tour, send you to the airport or train station for your next destination.