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Yellow Dragon Cave, Zhangjiajie

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
Monstrous in size and allegedly home to a dragon, Yellow Dragon Cave spreads across an area of some 48 hectares (120 acres). This humongous cave system extends some 15 km (9.3 mi) and usually takes two hours to explore, as you traverse some 1,800 steps. Admire LED-lit stalagmites and stalactites grown over millions of years, and marvel at a 50 m (160 ft) high waterfall that seems to come out of nowhere. With an underground lake and its 4,000 sq m (43,000 sq ft) chamber, the tour includes an otherworldly underground river boat ride. Due to the size and lack of facilities in the caves, be sure to use the restroom beforehand. Add Yellow Dragon Cave to your Zhangjiajie travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Zhangjiajie vacation planner.
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  • We spent half a day visiting the caves which were totally different in style to the Reed Flute caves we’d visited in Yangshuo. These caves were cavernous- very high inside with a fairly big River runn...  more »
  • Before you going for this scenery, you must make sure you have good leg power to walk up and down of Staircase. Inside the cave you have to walk min 2-3hours with most of the spot need to climb stairc...  more »
  • watch out it was slippery, but the temperature is comfy. Inside the cave also have colourful lighting. Great concept about green environment . The boat was battery charged. Some access was closed due ...  more »