China is a country best known for its depth of history and culture; a history and culture that attracts thousands of tourists every year. Zhangjiajie is a popular destination in China for travelers who love beautiful gorges, streams, waterfalls, natural bridges and caves. One of the park’s quartz-sandstone pillars, the 1,080-meter (3,540 ft) Southern Sky Column, had been officially renamed “Avatar Hallelujah Mountain“.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Attractions in Zhangjiajie:
Wulingyuan Scenic Area is just north of Zhangjiajie and is a hugely popular destination with holidaymakers the world over. Wulingyuan is where some of the most iconic mountains, valleys, caves and forests are. Tianzi Mountain Reserve is a part of the Wulingyuan region and is another area that just has to be explored. Tianzi Mountain offers stunning views of surrounding peaks and the forests down below to those brave enough to walk up it. Golden Whip Stream in Zhangjiajie is beautiful and the 4.7-mile long stream. The stream is surrounded by spectacular steep cliffs and pretty green mountains, which often leave visitors in awe of its natural beauty.
Travel Around Zhangjiajie:
Despite the region being very mountainous it is surprisingly easy to travel to and around the area. Zhangjiajie has had many new roads built and a recently-built superhighway. There is the ever expanding Zhangjiajie Lotus Airport and the improved train routes, which means travelling to the area is a lot easier than it used to be.