Tianmen Mountain

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  • Address: Tianmen Mountain Yongding, Zhangjiajie China
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +86-5037687047
  • Ticket Price: 258 CNY
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Mountain, View Point, Tourist Center, Peak, Picnic Spot, Nature

At an elevation of 1518.6 metres, the Tianmen Mountains comprise of 40 peaks with a height more than 1000 metres. Being at an extreme height, the day is longer at the Tianmen Mountain hence it is also known as endless sky without darkness.

Popular for its natural miracle- the Tianmen Cave which was the by-product of a collapsing cliff in ancient times, the beauty of the area enchants visitors. You need to climb 999 steps in order to access the cave and at an elevation of 1260 metres, the fog and clouds make a magical picture.

You can reach the mountain by boarding the Tianmen Mountain cableway which is the longest mountain cableway in the world with a hypotenuse length of 7455 meters.

Heaven-linking Avenue and the Bonsai Garden (Hanging Garden) are must-visits in the Tianmen Mountain area. The turning water and the moving of the heaven’s cave are tow scenes worth experiencing on the visit and locals have many tales surrounding these spectacular happenings.

Attractions: Tianmenshan National Forest Park, Tianmenshan Temple, the Tianmen Academy, Transparent Viewing Deck made of Classes, The Ghost Valley Plank Road, Yuhu Peak.

  • The tour requires a lot of walking, including 6 kilometers of easy walking along the cliff walkway and 999 steep steps. 
  • Guided tour is recommended.
  • Carry your lunch and water.

  • March–November : 258 CNY
  • December–February : 225 CNY
  • Children under 1.2 meters free of charge.
  • Children 1.2–1.5 meters: Half price 
  • Students with student ID: 158 CNY
  • Seniors (60+) : 158 CNY (passport needed as evidence)
  • The ticket price includes including the round-way cable cars, entrance fee for the Tianmen Cave and peak areas, together with the environmental protection car ticket.

  • The mountain takes around an entire day to explore.

  • Bus line 5 and then cable car.

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  • Tianmen Mountain Address: Tianmen Mountain Yongding, Zhangjiajie China
  • Tianmen Mountain Contact Number: +86-5037687047
  • Tianmen Mountain Timing: 24-hrs
  • Tianmen Mountain Price: 258 CNY
  • Best time to visit Tianmen Mountain(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Tianmen Mountain: 08:00 Hrs
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  • 59.93% of people who visit Zhangjiajie include Tianmen Mountain in their plan

  • 78.38% of people start their Tianmen Mountain visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Tianmen Mountain

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tianmen Mountain

People normally club together Golden Whip Brook and Zhangjiajie Xianren Stream while planning their visit to Tianmen Mountain.

People also prefer to start their day with Tianmen Mountain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures