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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was established by the State Council in 1982 as the 1st National Forest Park of China. Covering 13 sq km, the park is known for its unique landscape with lush forests dominated by quartzite sandstone pillars. Bubbling brooks and charming lakes wind around the area and connect giant caves.

One of China's most beautiful nature reserves, Zhangjiajie has wonderful hiking trails in a serene environment of staggering natural beauty.Highlights in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: Huangshizhai(Yellow Stone Stronghold)  Golden Whip Brook,Yaozizhai,Yuanjiajie.Zhangjiajie village is a part of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.and also a hospitality center with a population of 500 local people, tourist facilities have been set up, there are one 4-star hotel(Xiangdian International Hotel), one government VIP reception hotel(Pipaxi Hotel), 3-star hotel(Honghegu Hotel, Minsu Hostel, Yalin Hotel),and some hostels like Transport hotel and Railway hotel, a post office, a China Mobile office, a bank of agriculture where ATM is for foreign credit card, internet cafe, shops for daily necessity and local Souvenirs, and local restaurants.Transport information: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is 32km away to Zhangjiajie city, 38km away to Zhangjiajie Train Station and Airport; it will take 40 minutes drive to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, public buses run between the city and the park.

Origin of the name,The new name of Zhangjiajie City was adopted in 1994, after the National Forest Park in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area (武陵源) in order to give it more prominence and after this site had been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. The National Forest Park had been given the name of Zhangjiajie after the name of a small village located within its bounds, and now a popular tourist attraction within the park. The three-character name (张家界) can be interpreted as follows: Zhang (张) is a common surname in China; jia (家) can be translated as family; and jie (界) can be translated as homeland, giving the completed translation of Zhang family homeland. It has been reported that at least one tourist guide has said that the name may have been chosen to convey the idea or impression of Open the family door to welcome the world, but this is not the locally-accepted and directly translated meaning of the name.

  • 2019 National Mountainmeeting Festival was held in Zhangjiajie

    2019 National Mountainmeeting Festival was held in Zhangjiajie

    December 23,2018,The National of New Year Mountain-meeting Festival was held in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park-Huangshizhai,it is about 3,000 tourists and athletes were involved in this event.This Mountain-meetingis undertaken by China State Sports Administration.In addition, the synchronized activity is "Avatar walking suspended mountain" performance match on slacklines in Huangshizhai mountain.
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  • High-altitude ropeway inspection workers under the ice and snow in Huangshizhai

    High-altitude ropeway inspection workers under the ice and snow in Huangshizhai

    On December 9, Huangshizhai's ropeway maintenance workers inspected the ropeway in the snow and ice weather.
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  • "Avatar walking suspended mountain" performance on slacklines in Huangshizhai

    Above the kilometer peak forest, between the slings, the actual version of ‘Avatar’ is staged. On December 23rd, Wulingyuan Huangshizhai Scenic Spot successfully held "Avatar walking suspended mountain" performance match on slacklines!
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  • Tianzishan Sky Garden Tourism Electric Vehicle

    Tianzishan Sky Garden Tourism Electric Vehicle

    Sky Garden Tourism Electric Vehicle is located in Dingxiangrong's Old house,Tianzishan Mountaintop,Zhangjiajie core scenic spot.also Located in the middle of Tianzi Mountain and Yangjiajie, and 20 minutes drive from Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot,It is the first place to watch the sunrise and sunset scenery of Zhangjiajie mountaintop.
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  • Hunan Sees Strong Tourism Growth in 2017

    Hunan Sees Strong Tourism Growth in 2017

    The Hunan Provincial Statistics Bureau announced on February 24 that, the added value of Hunan’s tourism industry and its related industry in 2017 reached 203.621 billion CNY, up 15.67% over the previous year (when not considering price factors). This is the first time the figure reached over 200 billion CNY.
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  • Inbound and Outbound Trips on the Rise

    Inbound and Outbound Trips on the Rise

    During this Spring Festival holiday, numerous Hunanese traveled abroad while many foreigners came to Hunan to enjoy a local-style Spring Festival.
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  • How about Zhangjiajie park entrances and opening time?

    How about Zhangjiajie park entrances and opening time?

    45% of tourists enter by Zhangjiajie national forest park entrance.50% of tourists enter by Wulingyuan entrance(Biaozhimen), The rest 5% of tourists enter by Zimugang entrance and Tianzishan entrance. Zhangjiajie national forest park entrance. After entering, you can go directly to Yellow stone village and golden whip stream by walking, no need to take buses to scenic areas, so there has no crowded suituation and no need to queue for touring. Wulingyuan entrance(Biaozhimen) is different,after entering, need to queue for bus which lead you to different scenic areas, such as bus to Bailong elevator(Up to Yuanjiajie) or bus to Tianzishan cable car station(Up to Tianzishan) or bus to Ten-mile Gallery and so on.
    HOT 2016-08-25 09:29 View:963
  • Zhangjiajie mountain luggage transfer service

    Zhangjiajie mountain luggage transfer service

    During Zhangjiajie mountain tour,some tourists want to experience mountain hostel, Make their visit with mountains, but they worry about their luggage,how to transfer to mountain,so we recommend Zhangjiajie mountain luggage transfer service to you.It will make your trip a hassle-free.
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  • Zhangjiajie tourism-related entrance fee information

    Zhangjiajie tourism-related entrance fee information

    1. Zhangjiajie national forest park entrance fee:Year pass: CNY298Four days pass: CNY225(From March 1st to November 31st)Low season fee CNY115 (From Dec 1st to next Feb 28th)Note:The execution time is september 22, 2018, and the validity period is 5 years.Include the following scenic spots:Scenic Eco-buses fee in the parkZhangjiajie National Forest ParkYellow Stone Village(Huangshaizhai)Golden Whip StreamYaozi Village Scenic SpotYangjiajie Scenic SpotYuanjiajie Scenic SpotTianzi Mountain Scenic SpotTen-mile GallerySuoxiyu Valley Scenic Spot2. Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan scenic area entrance fee:March 1st to November 30th pass: CNY258+ 3 Insurance December 1st to the end of February pass: CNY225+ 3 InsuranceNote1: Ticket inclusion all the attraction spots, Round-trip cable car; Note2: Ticket exclusion Mini cableway: 25RMB Single way and Escalator: 32RMB Single way3. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and Glass Bridge entrance fee:Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon entrance fee: CNY118+ 3 InsuranceGlass Bridge entrance fee: CNY138+ 3 InsuranceNote: Ticket exclusion slideway: CNY20 Slideway and Elevator: 35RMB Single way4. Zhangjiajie other attractions entrance fee:Yellow Dragon Cave entrance fee: CNY100Baofeng Lake entrance fee: CNY96Yuanjiajie Village entrance fee: CNY110King Dragon entrance fee: CNY805. Zhangjiajie cable car & elevator & sightseeing train & mini cable cost:Yellow Stone Village cableway: CNY65 (Single trip) and CNY 118 (Round trip)Yangjiajie cableway: CNY76(Single trip) and CNY 152 (Round trip)Tianzi Mountain cableway: CNY72(Single trip) and CNY 144 (Round trip)Bailong Sightseeing elevator: CNY72(Single trip) and CNY 144 (Round trip)Ten-mile Gallery sightseeing train: CNY38(Single trip) and CNY 76 (Round trip)6. Zhangjiajie Performance-Evening show entrance fee:West Hunan Folk Custom performance: CNY228 (Standard-seat)Tianmen Fairy Fox performance: CNY238 (Standard-seat)Online
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  • How to plan for Zhangjiajie  “The Most Beautiful Path” ?

    How to plan for Zhangjiajie “The Most Beautiful Path” ?

    Along the way, we will see more beautiful scenery.On August 7th, Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan district agrees “The world’s most beautiful path” design scheme work.
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