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Do you remember the Amazing Landscapes in the Avatar movie? Discover the amazing landscape that served as the visual inspiration for the movie. Zhangjiajie is a national park with approximately 3100 immense quartzite sandstone pillars reaching to the clouds, some up to 2600 feet tall!
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Upon arrival into Zhangjiajie Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. The reminder of the day is free at leisure.
Start the voyage to Pandora and take the Bailong elevator to visit Yuanjiajie, a natural platform with breath taking views facing giant rocks rising from deep valleys and surrounded by higher mountain, where you can find the Hallelujah Mountain known from the blockbuster movie Avatar. After the lunch, have a nice walk to the Golden Whip Stream and take in the beautiful scenery from the base of the karsts. The Golden Whip Stream is famous for its pristine water and its verdant mountains where exotic plants and rare animals co-exist and constitute the extraordinarily beautiful, tranquil and natural ecological environment. During the walk you may spot some monkeys that call this part of the park their home.
After breakfast, discover the natural wonders of Baofeng Lake. The lake and the areas surrounding offer pristine natural scenery. Located high in the mountains, the lake catches some of the first and purest runoff water from the mountain peaks. Baofeng Lake is bordered by lush green trees and shrub-clad stone peaks of various shapes that enclose the lake and give it a fairytale-like atmosphere. In the afternoon visit the Yellow Dragon Cave, the No.1 Cave scene in Asia. The cave has good beneficial air circulation and is cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Yellow Dragon Cave is one of the foremost Scenic areas in Zhangjiajie, and was rated as one of the first 4A National Tourist Attractions in China. Also it has been honored as magical karst cave both in China and in the world. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
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|Standard:||from AU $932|
|Superior:||from AU $1,026|
|Deluxe:||from AU $1,303|
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Hotels/lodges each night of the itinerary (excluding your departure day).
• Accommodation including breakfast each morning
• Lunch on day 2 & 3
• All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
• All sites and visits as per the program
• The above prices include all current taxes and entrance fees
Availability of accommodation and season.
"Zhangjiajie is a national park with approximately 3,100 immense quartzite sandstone pillars reaching to the clouds, some up to 2,600 feet tall. We spent two days catching elevators, escalators, cable cars, shuttle buses, walking up and down hundreds of stair and peering through mist then voila it cleared and rock formations were right in front of us. Avatar was filmed in this area. Given the area is misty between 60% to 70% of the time John thinks the producers of the movie either had industrial strength blowers clearing away the mist or used fancy software to doctor the sky. We were lucky in that we had moving mist on the first day and hints of blue sky and sun the second. It wasn't smog, just nature doing its thing in a mountainous area. Our initial thoughts of our visit to Zhangjiajie were, yes we enjoyed, but was it really worth the long trip there and the late night flight out? After reflecting on things for a while, what we saw and experienced, yes it was worth everything to see and experience such natural beauty and human ingenuity. Zhangjiajie is in a somewhat remote part of a China but once the bullet train is up and running it will be far more accessible. We enjoyed the natural beauty and sheer vastness of the works that now enable so many people to visit these sites. " — Mr and Mrs Cumming, Sydney, October 2017
"The trip was fantastic! We really enjoyed every place we have visited. The best was Xian in terms of high quality hotel, food and the guide was incredibly good. I will definitely recommend GetAboutAsia to my family and friends. " — Patricia Berlioz , Sydney, NSW, April, 2015