Journey through Hunan (6 days)

A partir de 538€/person

A breathtaking landscape !

Famous for its karst formations, this magnificent region with its variable curves is home to one of China’s largest minorities. It is also Mao Zedong’s native province. Embalming by the pure mountain air and advancing to the rhythm of the dance steps, you can only be captivated by this place that lets you glimpse only a tiny part of its richness.

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Presentation of the tour in Hunan

This trip of 6 days can be adapted according to your possibilities and your desires. Same for budget and your availability. Hunan Province is waiting for you …

Daily program: Journey through Hunan (6 days) Download the PDF brochure

Day 1: Arrival to Zhangjiajie

Flight or train to Zhangjiajie. Welcome your driver (without guide) then transfer to your hotel near Wulingyuan Park at Zimu Shan Zhuang Hotel located at the foot of the mountain. First free discovery around the park.

Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Park

Full day tour of Zhangjiajie National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992. The Tianzishan Cable Car will transport you to the top of the mountain to visit the mountainous Tianzi region dotted with nearly 100 natural and 2000 platforms. stone tops and dozens of waterfalls and springs. Shentangwan and then Yuanjiajie’s point of view, whose landscapes inspired the film Avatar, including a beautiful natural bridge. Descent by Bailong elevator. At a height of 326 meters, this elevator is supposed to be the highest outdoor lift in the world. It takes 1.58 minutes to transport travelers from the bottom to the top of the Yuanjiajie Mountain Ridge. Wulingyuan at Zimu Shan Zhuang Hotel.

Day 3: Zhangjiajie - Furong (B) ~ 3:00 drive

In the morning visit the Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie with its breathtaking walls and waterfalls. You can go down in giant slide (4 minutes of descent!). Depending on the weather and your desire you can access the brand new glass bridge with a bird’s eye view above the gorge (not included in the price, supplement of 150RMB / pers). In the afternoon, a 3-hour drive to the old town of Furong. Visit of the historic center. Overnight in Furong at the Bian Cheng hostel near the old city (standard comfort, nice rooms).

Day 4: Furong - Fenghuang (B) ~ 5h00 drive

Day visit to the Dehang region, first discovering the local Furong market, then passing through the suspension bridge of Aizhai, the sixth highest in the world. Walk to the platform called “questioning paradise” (2 to 3 hours round trip). After lunch, visit the Liusha waterfall, and enjoy a show on the customs of the Miao minority, with songs and dances. Continue to Fenghuang Old Town, center of the Miao ethnic minority. In the evenings, you can dine in one of the quaint overwater restaurants overlooking the illuminated Tuo River. Overnight at Ban Muyun Tian Hotel.

Day 5: Fenghuang - Furong - Zhangjiajie

The bravest can get up early to see the old town without tourists. Visit of artist Liu Da Pao who produces amazing fabrics thanks to the process of batik. Lose yourself through the many small streets of the city. Boat trip possible on the river (not included, extra + 150RMB / pers). After lunch, return to Zhangjiajie. On the way you will take a walk in the Zuolong Gorge, less visited by Chinese groups, but worth the detour. Overnight in downtown Zhangjiajie in Standard Hotel. In the evening, optional sound and light show possible “Tianmen Fox Fairy” (supplement of 250RMB / pers). Overnight at He Tian Wan Hotel (Central Standard in town).

Day 6: Tianmen Mountain - departure from Zhangjiajie

This morning ride Tianmen Mountain by taking the longest cable car in the world (7455 meters). The mountain, 1518 meters above sea level, is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie. Short walk to the Tianmen Cave and an arch made famous by Russian pilots having crossed it by plane. Descent of the mountain by cable car, then transfer to the station or airport for your transfer to your next destination.

  • Click on the markers of the map to view the description of the step.
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  • Also use the and zoom functions or move the icon to switch to "Street View" mode.
  • Complete the form to contact us. An agent answers all your questions.

Base rate for 6 people:

538€/person

Base rate for 4 people:

602€/person

Base rate for 2 people:

833€/person

The price includes

  • Accommodation in hotels and hostels 3 * with breakfasts every day (PDJ)
  • All transportation and transfers by private vehicle, driver’s fees included
  • The services of a local anglophone guide on the whole circuit (except the first day)
  • Entries for the visits mentioned in the program and in the protected areas, with the cable cars and lifts mentioned
  • Activities mentioned in the program
  • 24/7 assistance from our local agency, insurance and guarantees from our French agency

The price does not include

  • Dinners and lunches to take according to your desires and advice from your guide
  • Chinese visa fees & personal expenses
  • Travel insurance, optional expenses as indicated in the quote
  • Tips for guides and drivers left to your discretion
  • Activities not explicitly mentioned in the program or optional (glass bridge, show)
  • Domestic flights and trains

Serge is your expert advisor for this trip through Hunan since Zhangjiajie. He will answer all your questions about this stay and will adapt it according to your particular desires and your budget. Contact Serge by email serge.chinaroads@gmail.com or on this form:

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