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Yellow Stone Fort


How to visit the Yellow Stone Fort in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park?  Yellow Stone Fort, also called Yellow Stone Village, is located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.And it is one of the top three attractions in Zhangjiajie Forest Park.The two others are the Golden Whip Stream and Yaozi Fort. Hi,my dear, we will start our trekking tour today and it will take us around 6 hours to trek the Yellow Stone Village. The Yellow Stone Fort, the biggest scenery-admiring highland hanging in the sky, is widely accepted that those who have not toured the Yellow Stone Fort can’t be said to have visited Zhangjiajie. So the fort is a must-see place of Zhangjiajie. One of the famous poets once exalted the Yellow Stone Fort in his prose, “only five steps moving forward you will utter the word wonderful, seven steps ahead, the word, superb and after ten steps you’ll find no word to describe the scenery.”

Facts of the Yellow Stone Village

English Name: Yellow Stone Vollage/ Yellow Stone Fort
Chinese Name: 黄石寨(huáng shì zhài)
Location: in the west of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park,Zhangjiajie City,Hunan Province,China
Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00
Entrance Fee: CNY 248 (Included in the entrance fee of Wulingyuan and Zhangjiajie Forest Park.
Visiting Hours: 2-6 hours
Features: Mountain, Forest, wild animals & plants. 
Travel Type: Hiking,trekking


How to travel the Yellow Stone Village?

The Yellow Stone Village is about 1200 meters above the sea-level. There are two ways to visit there after you enter Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

1.Take Round trips of the Yellow Stone Village Cables.

The Yellow Stone Cable Car station is located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Entering the park,you can take the shuttle-bus( about 4 minutes driving) to the cable-car station.

Price of the cable-car: CNY 68/P.P ( one way); CNY 118 /P.P ( two ways of taking up and down).  It is less 3 minutes of one way cable car taking.  

Here are photoes of the Yellow Stone Village Cable car:

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After you get to the Yellow Stone Village, you can walk around the scenic spot and get sight of the wonderful scenry at the Yellow Stone Village. But it will take you less 90 minutes if hiking around there.

Here are some beautiful photoes of the Yellow Stone Village:

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Six-wonder PavillionFive-finger PeakPlatform to catch the moon

2. Take cable car up, but hike down.

If you like hiking, you can follow your tourguide to choose hiking down the Yellow Stone Village. It has over 3,000 downstairs along the path. And it usually take one's 2 or three hours walking. Certainly, you can enjoy some highlights that you can not see if you take cable car down. Here are some wonderful pictures of the sightseeings while your hiking.

Here are some beautiful photoes of the Yellow Stone Village:

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 Coupple CragSouth-heaven PillarSouth-Heaven Gate



Trekking Map of the Yellow Stone Village


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Certainly, visitors can also choose to visit the Yellow Stone Village by roud trip hiking. But  It is very tired and it will take you three hours hiking up the mountain, and over 2 hours hiking down. If you are very strong, you can do so.

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