Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie

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Marvel at the towering rock formations of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, part of an extensive World Heritage Site and one of the nation's most iconic attractions. More than 3,000 quartz-and-sandstone pillars point skyward throughout the park, resembling a forest of rocks--more than 1,000 stand more than 198 m (650 ft) high. Explore the park's huge network of trails through the dense temperate forest, home to numerous wild macaques. You'll find the park also boasts lakes, caves, and a cable car that can take you up to the area's highest point. Don't miss the Southern Sky Column, one of the park's tallest and most popular pillars, which reaches a height of 1,080 m (3,540 ft). Plan to visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Zhangjiajie attractions using our Zhangjiajie road trip website .
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  • I have not gone to the Zhangjiajie National Forest but this is one of my dream trips that I hope to make in my life time. Just all of the pics are so amazing, the insight of the pictures helps you to ...  more »
  • For entering the park admission fee varies according to season. insurance arm, in mid-January is 118 Yuan / person did. Also, ropeway to climb or lift is all different prices. Yellow stone Jiuzhaigou 118 Yuan, and hundreds did 三国之见龙卸甲 heaven Bandai 72. Of good walk anywhere in the Park is very large, so I don't know. A bath can be used free of charge buses to move the area included in the entrance fee, where to turn? What is the timetable? And it is difficult to understand. Could I had time constraints, asked for a guide, so moving around very smoothly and efficiently, so this point was correct. Also 1 month and frozen snow on the mountain and slip is better go easy (especially down the stone stairs at), non-slip shoes.
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  • We spent two days in the Park and visited the highlights including Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain, and Gold stream. The Avartar Mountain is amazing. The ticket was valid for 4 days. You can see more plac...  more »
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  • Amazing ! Retrospectively probably my favourite place after 2 months travelling in China. Allow yourself plenty of time to see all the places, we spent 3 days, were absolutely tired at the end, but we enjoyed every bit of it (Ok maybe that would have been true if we had been alone but well, domestic tourists...). Try to be among the first to enter so that you can have some quiet time there!
  • Amazing! Impossible to describe. Nature is absolutely fabulous, moving and beautiful. Unfortunately Chinese modern architecture and ugly plastic "food shop" are a cancer for this place. I hope they will stop destroying this unique place on our Earth. Can't understand why it's not one of Wonders of the World.
  • Zhangjaijie national Park.. No question this is the main highlight but be aware they charge separately for everything... Admission, cable car, museum, elevator, tram.. By the time you get done it will add up. When we went it was unfortunately bad cold weather so visibility was very limited but we could still appreciate the grandeur of the park. One of the highlights for us was watching the monkeys socialize and grab food, this is by the patio before heading for the elevator going down to the mountain base.
  • Established in 1982, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first national forest park in China and is part of the Wulingyuan Scenic Areas. With its clear streams, weird-looking peaks, wildlife and abundant sub-tropical vegetation, the park is a year-round magnet for visitors. Key attractions include the Golden Whip Stream where visitors can see fish swimming in the crystal-clear water.
  • Great and must-see place for anyone touring the country. The countless hours on planes and trains are worth it for this place. There are a great number of amenities open year-round and I even got to meet Ronald McDonald at the the American Embassy here, if you catch what I mean.
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