Located on the northwestern border of Hunan Province, 330 kilometers from Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, over 1,000 kilometers from both Shanghai and Beijing. Zhangjiajie was thrust into foreigner travelers’ eyes after the movie Avatar. The Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar were inspired by Heavenly Pillar in Zhangjiajie is famous for its precarious peaks, limpid streams, dense forests, and large karst caves. With 64.61% forest cover rate, Zhangjiejie is an ideal place for visitors to spend their vocation.
Attractions in Zhangjiajie
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
As the world’s longest and highest glass bridge, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge owns 430 meters long and 300 meters height. There not only serve walkway visiting, but also have the bungee jumping as well. Also, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
As the first national forest park, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park also called nature museum and botanical garden. With more than 3,000 characteristic mountains, there are huge animal and plant resources. The most famous scenic attraction is Golden Whip Stream. With about 5710 meters long, it is known for its steep cliff and green mountains. The main scenic are: Golden Whip Rock, Zuiluohan, Zicao Pond, etc.