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Visiting Hunan's Beautiful Zhangjiajie National Park

 2013-12-03    Ada    Tours    Zhangjiajie    3256  

Zhangjiajie has been visited by millions of thousands of travel lovers from home and abroad. It’s not surprising when friends talk about ideal places for visiting, Zhangjiajie is among the top ten list. Natural beauty there are famous, apart from the most famous Wulingyuan Scenic Area which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and caves like Huanglongdong and Longwangdong known for many natural rock formations and their underground cataract, Golden Whip Brook, known as Jinbianxi, is also a beautiful place to spend your day. Golden Whip Brook is highly praised as the most beautiful and memorable steam area, even Nancy Dick, vice governor of Colorado, where locates the Great Canyon remarked that Golden Whip Stream is more fantastic than the Great Canyon and is the most beautiful place in the world that he would remember forever.

Spending a whole day sightseeing in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park will be awardable. The highlights include Huangshizhai Valley and Jinbianxi Brook. Huangshizhai, or in English Yellow Stone Valley, is a must-see place in the area as it is believed that the views here can hardly be comparable. There is a popular saying goes like this: you can’t claim you have come to Zhangjiajie if you don’t visit Huangshizhai, Hike up the peak for a bird’s view of the park and take cable car down so as to save energy while you won’t miss any fantastic views.

Jinbianxi Brook is reputed as one of the most beautiful canyons in the world. Usually it takes 3 hours hiking the canyon. A 300 meters’ walk from the gate of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park leads you to the entrance of the stream. The stream is named after the Golden Whip Rock (Jinbianyan) it flows by. With a length of 5,710 m, it is famous for the pristine water, grotesque mountains, steep cliffs, peaceful valleys, and the abundant flowers, trees, grasses decorating all over its surroundings. The major scenic spots along the stream include Jinbian Rock, Zicao Pool, ShuiRaoSiMen (water passing through mountain gates in four directions), QianLiXiangHui (Long-distance meet between husband and wife), etc. It flows between steep grotesque peaks and luxuriant trees. Here, the meandering streams, the crystal-clear waterfalls, exotic plants and rare animals co-exist and constitute the extraordinarily beautiful, tranquil and natural ecological environment. No wonder it is called "the most beautiful valley in the world" and "the most poetic stream".


The major scenic spots include Rock of Welcoming Guests, Golden Whip Rock, Reunion Rock and the Purple Grass Pond.
Zhangjiajie, a place of abundance of legendaries, a place of different landscapes and a place of unique natural beauty; Jinbianxi, a place where you can see peaceful country life and a place that you can go hiking.


It is away from the crowded people, which give you room to enjoy it deep from inside. This tour will surely impress you with the special experiences.

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