16 days in Hunan Itinerary

16 days in Hunan Itinerary

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16 days in Hunan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Zhangjiajie
— 4 nights
train + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Fenghuang County
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Changsha
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Hengyang
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring the underground world of Tianmen Mountain of Zhangjiajie. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, identify plant and animal life at Tianzi Mountain Clouds, take in the awesome beauty at Tianzi Mountain, and explore the activities along Golden Whip Brook.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zhangjiajie itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Zhangjiajie is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fenghuang County.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

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nights
Fenghuang County

Fenghuang County ©
The main town of Fenghuang County boasts a rich history of more than 300 years, with well-preserved architecture and cultural traditions.
Fenghuang County is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Phoenix Ancient Town, admire the landmark architecture of Huilongge Diaojiao Building, take in the dramatic natural features at Tuojiang Rock, and take an in-depth tour of Fenghuang Ancient City Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fenghuang County itinerary planner.

Getting from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang County by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Changsha.

Things to do in Fenghuang County

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Phoenix Ancient Town ©
Phoenix Ancient Town
Phoenix Hong Bridge ©
Phoenix Hong Bridge
Phoenix East Gate Scenic Area ©
Phoenix East Gate Scenic Area

4
nights
Changsha

Changsha ©
A good starting point for explorations of the province, Changsha stands as a modern city with 3,000 years of history behind it.
Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Changsha Window of the World. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Yuelu Academy, take in the natural beauty of Baihe Spring, admire the striking features of Xinmin Organization site, and don't miss a visit to Aiwan Pavilion.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Changsha trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Fenghuang County to Changsha takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and taxi. In August in Changsha, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hengyang.

Things to do in Changsha

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Side Trip

Xiangjiang River in Changsha
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Mount Yuelu ©
Mount Yuelu
Yuelu Academy ©
Yuelu Academy
Orange Island Park ©
Orange Island Park

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Hengyang

Hengyang ©
Hengyang is the second largest city of Hunan Province, China. When in Hengyang, make a side trip to see Yuebei Peasant Labor Union Site of Hengyang in Hengshan County, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hengshan, contemplate the long history of Mt. Hengshan Memorial Arch, explore the activities along Xihu Park of Hengyang, and explore the fascinating underground world of Nanyue Water Curtain Cave.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hengyang vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Changsha to Hengyang takes 2.5 hours. On the 19th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hengyang

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yuebei Peasant Labor Union Site of Hengyang
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Mount Hengshan ©
Mount Hengshan
Zhurong Peak ©
Zhurong Peak
Hengyang Zoo ©
Hengyang Zoo