7 days in Hunan Itinerary

7 days in Hunan Itinerary

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7 days in Hunan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Fenghuang County
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Changsha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Zhangjiajie
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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night
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.
On the 1st (Sun), make a trip to Xiangxi Tianlong Valley Scenic Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Xiangxi Shawan Scenic Resort, don't miss a visit to Phoenix East Gate Scenic Area, then don't miss a visit to Huangsi Bridge Ancient City, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fenghuang Ancient City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Dacheng Hall of Fenghuang, snap pictures at Phoenix Hong Bridge, explore the ancient world of Zhunti Temple of Fenghuang Old City, then contemplate the long history of East Gate Tower of Xiangxi, and finally contemplate the long history of Tuojiang Ancient Street.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Fenghuang County tour itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fenghuang County is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Changsha.

Things to do in Fenghuang County

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Zhunti Temple of Fenghuang Old City ©
Phoenix Hong Bridge ©
Phoenix Hong Bridge
Phoenix East Gate Scenic Area ©
Phoenix East Gate Scenic Area

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Yuelu Academy, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Yuelu, then steep yourself in history at Zhonggong Xiangqu Committee Site, then see the interesting displays at Shaping Hunan Embroidery Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Changsha Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Changsha online visit planner .

Getting from Fenghuang County to Changsha by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Changsha

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Mount Yuelu ©
Mount Yuelu
Yuelu Academy ©
Yuelu Academy
Shaping Hunan Embroidery Museum ©
Shaping Hunan Embroidery Museum

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nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
On the 4th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tianzi Mountain, explore the activities along Golden Whip Brook, and then stroll around Sandstone and Peaks Geological Park. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Huangshi Village and then identify plant and animal life at Tianzi Mountain Clouds.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zhangjiajie road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Changsha to Zhangjiajie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

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Tianzi Mountain ©
Tianzi Mountain
Zhangjiajie Puguang Temple ©
Zhangjiajie Puguang Temple
Tianzi Mountain Clouds ©
Tianzi Mountain Clouds

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