Located in the west Hunan Province, Zhangjiajie was a hidden gem in the verdant valleys of China. Cherished and nurtured by the nature as a favourite bounty, this area was suddenly discovered by the entire World, thanks to the science-fiction movie Avatar. The Hallelujah Mountains depicted in the movie look straight out of the Heavenly pillar in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
The city of Zhangjiajie is known for its National Forest Park and the stupendous scenic areas. The Wulingyuan scenic area is located within Zhangjiajie and is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is also a home to the Tianzishan mountain ranges, Tianzi Mountain scenic area, Baofenghu and the Suoxi Valley.
Verdant valleys, caves, lakes, waterfalls, breath-taking cliffs, steep peaks, unbelievable engineering structures, peaceful villages and an experience of lifetime- Zhangjiajie tourism is all set to enthral the visitors!
Visit Zhangjiajie and fall in love with nature!
Essential travel information and Zhangjiajie tips for your visit
- The area gets super crowded during the Chinese national holidays (Labour Day: May 1–3, National Day: October 1–7), in summer vacations (July and August). It is recommended to avoid visiting the area during this time.
- Always book your hotels and guides way ahead of your visit.
- Pack warm clothes, rainy-wear and comfortable shoes.
- Carry altitude sickness medicines.
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Zhangjiajie
Save 4%Private Tour of Zhangjiajie National Park with LunchNew on TripHobo
Save 4%Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Private All-inclusive Day TourNew on TripHobo
Save 4%Private Day Tour: Discover Zhangjiajie National Forest Park-Avatar MountainNew on TripHobo
Save 7%Private 2-Day Tour Combo Package: Zhangjiajie Avatar and Tianmen MountainNew on TripHobo