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Yellow Dragon Cave, Zhangjiajie

(3.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Before you enter the cave, you pass through a lovely water mill. In the cave there is a lot of walking up and down stairs and a boat ride on the underground Bruinen River. The Dragon Palace is the big...  more »
  • Incredibly large cave system with many partially gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Clear lighting is rather ugly, but since Chinese often have a different taste than we Europeans. You should adjust to the high humidity and be physically fit. If you tied into the cave, it is very exhausting, because you must pass many stages. The Chinese guides who annoy ultra-high your speakers are a big negative point. The echo in the caves makes it even worse. I was in December there, and it was relatively empty. I don't want to know how it is in the summer and during the Chinese holidays.
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  • Worthed to see. Yellow dragon cave is in wulingyuan scenic area. About 1 hour in zhangjiajie. Inside yellow dragon cave, we will get on to the boat to see the beautiful stalagtit & stalakmit inside. A...  more »