Yuanjiajie Scenic Area
Introduction to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area (袁家界风景区)
Yuanjiajie is famous as a tourist destination in Zhangjiajie Forest Park. It becomes more popular as the Southern Sky Pillar inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar. The outstanding place is that, peaks and pillars there are nearly at the same height, which makes Yuanjiajie Scenic Area a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas. It borders the Jingbian Brook (Golden Whip Stream) on the east, faces Yellow Stone Village on the south, opens to Tianzi (Son of Heaven) Mountain on the west and is next to Suoxi Valley on the north.
North of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Within the Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie City, Northern Hunan Province, China
Avatar Hallelujah Mountain, Fascinate Platform, Backyard Garden, Shadao Valley, Wulong Spring, White Silk Suspension on the Sky, Double Turtle Crawl to the Heaven, Jia Ren Cave, Sheep Fort, Bailong Elevator, The No.1 Bridge under Heaven
Admission for Yuanjiajie Scenic Area:
248 Yuan for adult (Including 3RMB insurance)
168 Yuan for children between 1.3 meters and 1.6 meters.
Children less than 1.3 meters are free of charge.
Fees for Bailong Elevator:
72 Yuan (single trip), 144 Yuan (round trip)
Opening Hours: 7:00AM~6:00PM
1. You can take regular tourist buses to Wulingyuan Scenic Area at Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station (near Zhangjiajie Railway Station), which takes about 40 minutes and costs about 12 Yuan. Once arrive at Wulingyuan, you can walk through Golden Whip Stream, and then take the Bailong Elevator to Yuanjiajie.
1. Recommended duration for a visit is about 2 to 3 hours.
2. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. At that time, the hotel reservation and transportation will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.
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