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China's Avatar Mountains (4 days)


Zhangjiajie, China To Zhangjiajie, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

China's Avatar Mountains (4 days)


Day 1
Zhangjiajie, China
Pullman Zhangjiajie None

- You will be met by your WildChina guide and private chauffeur upon arrival at Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport

- Transfer to the Pullman Zhangjiajie, located in the center of Wulingyuan Scenic Area

Day 2
Zhangjiajie, China
Pullman Zhangjiajie Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Spend the day in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the real-life Pandora

- Hike along Golden Whip Stream past Sand Sword Gully, Purple Grass Pool, and Meeting Across a Thousand Miles

- Soak in the astounding views at Yellow Stone Village

Day 3
Zhangjiajie, China
Pullman Zhangjiajie Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Travel by cable car to Tianzi (“Son of Heaven”) Mountain, famous for its alpine trees- Take a shuttle bus to Yuanjiajie, a naturally formed platform mountain- Admire the First Bridge of the World, a natural rock bridge formed by the elements- Stand in awe in front of the defiant Southern Sky Column, officially renamed as “Avatar

Hallelujah Mountain”

- Ride down in the Hundred Dragon Elevator, a glass elevator claimed to be the highest outdoor elevator in the world.

- Walk along the Ten Miles Gallery

Day 4
Zhangjiajie, China
None Breakfast, Lunch

- Admire Baofeng Lake, located in another part of Wulingyuan Scenic Area

- Proceed to Tianmen (Heaven’s Gate) Mountain and take a ride on the world’s longest cableway to the summit

- Walk along Tianmen Mountain’s famous glass skywalk, which clings to a sheer cliff face- Your WildChina guide will escort you the airport for your evening flight

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Explore the celestial landscape of Wulingyuan Scenic Area, where a forest of natural stone skyscrapers forms an ancient cityscape. This UNESCO World Heritage Site's biggest draw is Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, home to the towering sandstone pillars that inspired the mythical world of Pandora in James Cameron's Avatar. On a cloudy day, these pillars appear to be floating in the sky. South of Wulingyuan lies Tianmen ("Heaven's Gate") Mountain, where a gravity-defying glass walkway will make you feel as if you are walking in the sky. China's Avatar mountains are truly a magical sight to behold.

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Overall very helpful

By: Angie

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2014

Our travel agent used the services of Wild China for our recent trip to Shanghai and Beijing. Overall the guides were good and having their services proved very helpful in a country where the language & driving were very different from our own. 2 of our 3 guides were quite insightful & accommodating and enhanced our trip in many ways. Our only complaint was that 1 of the guides in Shanghai was quick to deliver us to tourist-trap locations where she would receive a kick-back from any purchase we made. We only learned of this after we had already made a few unwise purchases and then wished maybe we had spent less time with her. My advice would be to use the help, but be forewarned & slightly wary of any guide suggested "tours" or shopping.

Wildly Fantastic!

By: Lisa580

Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2016

WildChina provided outstanding service during our recent trip to China. Our guide, Anna, was suburb! Thank you, WildChina!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

The best guides

By: Bookstaver

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

Wild China setup up the perfect itinerary for my trip to China and Tibet. A different well versed guide met me in each section of my trip and showed me the trip of a lifetime
Travel Advisor:  Rachel Dicker

Fantastic trip

By: Jeff

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

Very good experience. Well thought out trip and every detail was covered. Flexibility was also a key factor.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Rosenberg

And on my next trip to China as well.

By: Guy

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

We spent two full days touring Beijing with Wild China and they really could not have been better. Couldn't ask our guide a question he couldn't answer about what were seeing (and in 9.5/10 english fluency). Always on time and always with a smile and great attitude throughout the tour. Very flexible, even on the fly! We made several requests in the car that required slight deviations from the original plan. No problem.
Travel Advisor:  Trish Mercer

WildChina Exceeds Erwin Family Expectations of China

By: Rhonda Erwin

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2018

Rachel Dicker partnered with WildChina to plan our custom Chinese Adventure for our family of four (two boys ages 12 and 16). We experienced REAL China! We're a global family and we've never experienced the professionalism and attention-to-detail as we did from both Wild China (supervisor Kendra Tombolato) and Rachel Dicker Travel (owner Rachel Dicker). We particularly want to say that Joyce Ying (Shanghai), An Na (Beijing), Jessica Zhu (Xian), Dustin Zhang (Chengdu), James Lee (Guilin), and David Leung (Hong Kong) enhanced our trip each day with their warmth, humor, knowledge, and suggestions of off-the-beaten-path of things to see, do, buy and explore...things we would have never discovered on our own. Things we didn't necessarily plan for as well as fulfilling our requests of stuff we wanted to do. They are true GEMS in the sea of tour guides. We cannot say enough about how they made our trip and memories of China unforgettable.
Travel Advisor:  Rachel Dicker

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By: The Wellford family

Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2018

So glad to have this group as a resource for airport transfers and especially in Beijing where weather became a factor and Nancy Hsu and the team were able to completely rearrange their days and schedules at the last minute in order to accommodate our requests. Couldn’t have been more grateful for that and I would recommend this team to anyone with travel needs in China.
Travel Advisor:  Tui Kenny Leatherman

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By: China Yunnan 2018

Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

The guides were well educated, courteous, kind, thoughtful, and friendly. They were all knowledgeable about each area we visited. We could not have navigated this trip without the guides. Also, the trip was too vast and expansive to try and go it alone. Literally, we would never have gotten out of Beijing without the guide's help. Also, when the chair lift at the park stopped working, when our car over heated and when we needed a toilet, we were graciously helped! It was a trip of a lifetime and we loved every minute of the vacation. Many of the details were so well suited to our family- hiking, natural sites, luxurious lodges, delicious (and clean, safe) food and water, tea, religious monuments, and a spacious and comfortable van. We felt safe and well attended at all times.
Travel Advisor:  Jay Musgrove