17 days in Hunan & Xinjiang County Itinerary

17 days in Hunan & Xinjiang County Itinerary

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17 days in Hunan & Xinjiang County Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Zhuzhou
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Changsha
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Hengyang
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Xinjiang County
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h
5
Jishou
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Fenghuang County
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 45​min
7
Zhangjiajie
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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night
Zhuzhou

Zhuzhou ©
Zhuzhou, formerly Jianning, is a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, China, a little to the southeast of Changsha and bordering Jiangxi to the east. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Zhuzhou Planning Exhibition Hall, then don't miss a visit to Yandi Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Zhuzhou Radio And Television Tower, and finally relax in the rural setting at Zhuzhou Shennong Ecological Park. Keep things going the next day: walk around Shifeng Park and then find something for the whole family at Zhuzhou Fantawild Adventure.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zhuzhou online road trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zhuzhou is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, with highs in Zhuzhou at 27°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Changsha.

Things to do in Zhuzhou

Theme Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Zhuzhou Shennong Ecological Park
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Shifeng Park ©
Shifeng Park
Zhuzhou Planning Exhibition Hall ©
Zhuzhou Planning Exhibition Hall

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Changsha to Xiangtan to see Yuhu Park about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Yuelu, contemplate the long history of Yuelu Academy, stroll around Orange Island Park, and appreciate the history behind Lieshi Park Monument.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Changsha travel planner.

Getting from Zhuzhou to Changsha by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Hengyang.

Things to do in Changsha

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Yuhu Park
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Mount Yuelu ©
Mount Yuelu
Yuhu Park ©
Yuhu Park
Shaping Hunan Embroidery Museum ©
Shaping Hunan Embroidery Museum

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nights
Hengyang

Hengyang ©
Hengyang is the second largest city of Hunan Province, China. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Mt. Hengshan Temple Fairs, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hengshan Ancient City, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hengshan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): walk around Xihu Lake Park, then steep yourself in history at Shigu Academy, and then take advantage of the amenities at Ling Lake.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hengyang online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Changsha to Hengyang in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Xinjiang County.

Things to do in Hengyang

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hengshan Ancient City
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Mount Hengshan ©
Mount Hengshan

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Xinjiang County

Xinjiang County ©
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longxing Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Xinjiang Ancient City.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Xinjiang County travel tool .

You can drive from Hengyang to Xinjiang County in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jishou.

Things to do in Xinjiang County

Historic Sites
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Xinjiang Ancient City ©
Xinjiang Ancient City

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Jishou

Jishou
Jishou is a county-level city and the seat of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan province, China.Located on the west of the province, the city is bordered to the northwest by Huayuan and Baojing Counties, to the northeast by Guzhang County, to the southeast by Luxi County, to the southwest by Fenghuang County. On the 23rd (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Dehang Canyon and then trek along Aizhai Winding Road.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jishou trip maker website .

You can drive from Xinjiang County to Jishou in 14 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Fenghuang County.

Things to do in Jishou

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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, nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Phoenix Ancient Town, steep yourself in history at Tuojiang Ancient Street, take an in-depth tour of Fenghuang Ancient City Museum, and Head underground at Qiliang Cavern.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fenghuang County travel planner.

You can drive from Jishou to Fenghuang County in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Fenghuang County

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Phoenix Ancient Town ©
Phoenix Ancient Town
Phoenix Hong Bridge ©
Phoenix Hong Bridge
Zhunti Temple of Fenghuang Old City ©

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nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
On the 27th (Sat), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring the underground world of Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, take in the awesome beauty at Tianzi Mountain, take in the dramatic natural features at Xihai Stone Forest, and enjoy breathtaking views from Huangshi Village.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zhangjiajie holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Fenghuang County to Zhangjiajie in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Nature Parks Wildlife
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