Tianzi Mountain

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  • Address: Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Peak, Picnic Spot, Nature

Located in the northern part of the Wulingyuan scenic area, this is one of the prime scenic spots in china and is spread over 67 square kilometres of area. The Tianzi Mountains gained immense popularity due to their depiction in the sci-fi movie Avatar. The highest peak is 4140 feet above the sea level and offer stunning views of the beautiful array of mountains.

The Tianzi Mountains are named after a leader of Tu ethnic group of China who proclaimed hilself as Tianzi- the son of heaven.

There are four wonders : the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter. Many sites described in his story like the Yu Bi Peaks, the Xian Nu San Hua, and the Shen Bing Ju Hui can be observed on the visit to the Tianzi Mountains.

You can hop on a cable car ride to get to the top of these charming peaks. The aerial tramway is an attraction in itself and offers breathtaking views of the scenic area. You can also hike up to the top or take the Bailong elevator.

Popular activities : Hiking, cable car riding, photography

Tianzi Mountain Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Guide is available and recommended.
  • Wear warm clothing and carry rainy wear.
  • Pack your lunch and water.

Entrance Ticket Details For Tianzi Mountain

  • The entry price is included in the ticket of the Wulingyuan scenic area and is also valid for Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzi Mountain Natural Resource Reserve, Suoxiyu Valley Scenic Area and battery car and is valid for three days which is around 300 CNY
  • CNY168 for children between 1.2m and 1.5m, students under 24 years of age from whole-day school with certificates
  • Cable way : CNY52 for one-way fare and CNY104 for return fare.

Tianzi Mountain Hours

  • It takes around an entire day to explore the mountain area, so start as early as possible.   

How to Reach Tianzi Mountain

  • On foot, Tourist bus
  • Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station has regular tourist buses to Sinanyu Ticket Station and the bus journey takes about 80-90 minutes. Then take battery car inside the scenic area.

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  • Tianzi Mountain Address: Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China
  • Tianzi Mountain Timing: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Tianzi Mountain(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Tianzi Mountain: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 11.6% of people who visit Zhangjiajie include Tianzi Mountain in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Tianzi Mountain visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Tianzi Mountain

Monday, Friday and Saturday

90% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tianzi Mountain

People normally club together Ten Mile Gallery and Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve while planning their visit to Tianzi Mountain.

People also prefer to start their day with Tianzi Mountain.

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

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