Yangtze River Tour

13 Days Zhangjiajie & Yangtse River Tour

13 Days Zhangjiajie & Yangtse River Tour

Highlights: 13 Days Zhangjiajie & Yangtse River Tour includes China amazing travel of Hunan Tour in Changsha City,Phoenix Ancient Town,Zhangjiajie, Tianmen Mountain,and Yichang City, Yangtse River Cruise,Chongqing City.

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Itinerary Details

Day1 : Arrival In Changsha

Upon arrival in Changsha Huanghua International Airport,meet your local tour guide and transfer to Changsha City,capital of China's Hunan Province. Check in hotel and free leisure at the rest time today.

Meal:No meal today.                              Accommodation: In Changsha City

shaoshan CHANGSHA

Day2 : Changsha-Fenghuang Town(Phoenix Ancient Town) By Coach

After breakfast, visit Orange Island Park and Xiang River, Mawangdui Tomb Exhibition at Hunan Museum. After lunch transfer to Fenghuang County in West Hunan Province,It will take you 5 hours driving. Upon arrival in Fenghuang County, check in Hotel and enjoy night scenery in Fenghuang Town, "the most beautiful town in China.".

Meal: B                                                Accommodation : In Phoenix Ancient Town

Our Clients in Fenghuang Ancient Townn Night Scenery in Fenghuang Ancient Town

Day3: Phoenix Ancient Town-Zhangjiajie City

After breakfast, visit Phoenix town, and then transfer to visit  China South Great Wall,which is 18km away from Phoenix Ancient Town,and has total length of 300km, was built by ancient Miao People in the Ming Dynasty. And then tranfer  about 1.5 hours driving to visit Dehang Miao Village,located in Aizhai Township, 18km away from Jishou City, capital of Xiangxi Tujia & Miao Autonomous  Region, Western Hunan Province.Being a scenic area, Dehang is one of the most famous Ethnic Village in Hunan,you will realise a real life style of local Chinese Miao's Ethnic Group when you travel to the village which is surrouned by natural and beautiful mountains. After visiting, transfer to Zhangjiajie City,chek in hotel.

Meal: B                                                        Accommodation:  In Zhangjiajie City


Day4: Zhangjiajie-Tianmen Mountain-Tujia Folk Customs Park

After breakfast at hotel, you will visit Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park by round trip cable cars. Tianmen Mountain is praisd as "the Soul of Zhangjiajie". With 1518 metres above sea level, it is standing at the site of 8km south away from Zhangjiajie Downtown.Today you can exlpore the six wonders of Tianmen Mountain,including Tianmen Cave, Tontian Avene, The Ghost Plank Road, Glass Skywalk, Tianmen Temple, etc. After lunch, you will visit Tujia Folk Customs Park and Junsheng Painting Institute in Zhangjiajie Downtown,to realise the loacal culture and customs of theTujia Ethnic Group of Zhangjiajie.

Meal: B                               Accommodation: In Zhangjiajie City

Remarks: After dnner,you can also enjoy the show of Tianmen Fox Fairy, but you need to be charge USD60/pax by yourself.and exciting experience awaits the visitor here. Transport:  Take Bus No10 and get off at the cable car station.

Tianmen Mountain Tianmen Mountain Cave

Day5: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

After breakfast at hotel , transfer to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and you will visit Couple Crock  and Yellow Stone Village by round trip cable cars. The Yellow Stone Village lies to the west of Zhangjiajie Forest Park with an altitude of 1200m and covers an area of 250mu. There is a popular saying that you cannot say that you have been to Zhangjiajie if you don't visit Yellow Stone Village, the most popular scenic spots are Six Strange Pagoda, Picking Up Star Platform, Five Finger Peaks and so on.After lunch, you will trek about 3hours along the Golden Whip Stream, which is ocated in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, it covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys. The brook is limpid through the year, with many scenic spots along the way. At the same time you can have a free oxygen show when you are explore this beautiful valley.

Accommodation:  In Wulingyuan                   Meal: B

Remarks: Tonight, you can also be charge USD60/pax  by ourself to enjoy the famous show --Charm Western Hunan.   

Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie

Day6: Zhangjiajie-Tianzi Mountain-Yuanjiajie 

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. Yuanjiajie is also called AVATAR Mountain for the movie AVATAR is filmed here. Located in the northwest part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie is a naturally formed platform mountain, surrounded by higher summits which are divided by deep valleys. You will enjoy Hallelujah Mountain, NO.1 Bridge in the world and so on.After lunch, take bus about 40 minutes driving to He Long Park, and visit Tianzi Mountain.Tianzi Mountain 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. Then take Tianzi Mountain cable car down and continue to visit Ten-mile Gallery by trams in Suoxiyu Scenic Spot. Then transfer to Zhangjiajie Airport or Railway Station for departure.

Accommodation:  In Wulingyuan                   Meal: B

Remarks:  Your tour guide can decide if you visit Yuanjiajie first or Tianzi Mountain first so as to get rid of a long time waiting for a line when you take Bailong Elevator and Tianzi Mountain Cableway.

Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie

Day7: Zhangjiajie-Baofeng Lake-Yellow Dragon Cave-Cili County

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to visit Yellow Dragon Cave,which is one of the most famous caves to be listed as the World'd Natural Heritage in the World. The cave is over 10km youcan take boat for sight-seeing in a underground river, but it will take you 3hour visiting. After lunch, you will exlpore Baofeng Lake and Xibu Alley in Wulingyuan.Baofeng Lake is the masterpiece of nature and human beings' wisdom. It is 85 meters above the ground and attains an altitude of 585 meters. With an average depth of 72 meters. All the water is from rainfall and spring without any pollutant. It is pure just like a big crystal among Bao feng mountain Range.When you cruise, you can hear authentic song from Tujia minority people. You can fully understand the harmony and peace between human beings and nature. Xibu Alley is located in WuLingYuan. It consists of water bar street, the Chinese snack street, xiangxi folk shopping street, leisure inn and creative mate. Thus becoming a complex tourism commercial pedestrian street. And then transfer to Cili County, loacted in east of Zhangjiajie City.

Accommodation: In Cili County Town         Meal:B

Baofeng Lake Yellow Dragon Cave

Day8: Cili County -Shimen County

After breakfast, trasnfer to visit the 48-Scenic Area including Laopeng Village, Sanwang Village, Suangyun Village.This area is locted at the junction of Shimen, Cili, Toayuan counties, which is a new scenic area to explore real life style of local people, rural countryside,Chinese traditional paper-making progress. Then tranfer to Shimen County,northwest of Hunan's Changde City. Check in Hotel.

Meal: B          Accommodation In Shimen County

Day9:Shimen County -Yichang City-Yangtse River Cruise

After breakfast visit Jiashan Temple, 8km away from Shimen Downtown.Then transfer and arrival in Yichang City to catch up your ship before 19:00pm and start your Yangtse River Cruise.

Remark: Board the ship between 19:00 and 22:00, and depart from Yichang at midnight. 

(Dinner is not provided on the first evening.)

Meal: B          Accommodation: Ship of Yangtse River Cruise

Day10: Yangtze River Cruising (B/L/D) /Yangtze River Cruise

On the Ship,learn traditional tai chi, shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, sail through 

Xiling Gorge, and in theevening the cruise welcome party with costume shows

Day11: Yangtze River Cruising (B/L/D) /Yangtze River Cruise

On the Ship Program:traditional tai chi exercises, small boat ride on Shennong stream, sail through 

Wu Gorge,sail through the precipitous Qutang Gorge, optional tour to White Emperor City

Day12: Yangtze River Cruising (B/L/D) /Yangtze River Cruise

On the Ship,Shore excursion to Shibaozhai (08:00-10:00). Captain’s Farewell Banquet. 

Night on the Yangtze River-Gathering Party.

Day13: Chongqing –Departure (B/) 

Board the Ship in Chongqing. Arrival at Chaotianmen Dock in Chongqing at 09:00.Be picked up and transfer to Chongqing Airport for deaprture your next destination

Price Details

Price Includes:

  • Airport/railway station welcome and private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
  • Accommodation based on two adults sharing one standard twin-bed room (cabin); solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin-bed room/cabin of their own are required to pay additional charge of single supplement rate. A single room (cabin) is subject to availability based on prior request at an additional cost; if the recommended hotel is not available,it will be substituted by a similar one.
  • Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
  • All entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of visitarounchina.com.We will adhere to ariginal itinerary as accurately as possible.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Government taxes.

  • Price Excludes:

  • Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
  • Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  • Any Meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.
  • Optional meals and shows mentioned in the itinerary, which will be added up if the clients desire to take the activities.
  • Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.
  • Any items not specified in the plan.