Zhangjiajie is also opened to visitors in winter. And something special happens to Zhangjiajie in the season of winter.Enhance your winter vacation to Zhangjiajie by engaging in one of our interesting Zhangjiajie winter tours. You can ascend atop the sandstone peaks to see the picturesque snowy sights of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park via lift and cable car, go through the Tianmen Cave and have a walk on the Glass Skywalk, or enjoy boating on Baofeng Lake. You explore Yellow Dragon Cave and learn about the Tujia culture...Any of these winter tours can be easily arranged when you arrive at Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport via Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, or Xian etc.
Zhangjiajie Climate & Weather in Winter
1.See the snowy and mastical scenery of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
In December, the mists and fog drift among the tall spires of Wulingyuan Scenic Area creating an Avatar-like world that you can watch from the heights above. The cable car and Bailong elevator will help you get to Yuanjiajie and Tianzi Mountain so that you can see the beautiful scenery. You'll see the quartzite rock spires thrusting up from the fog below. One of the amazing rocky pillars is 1,080 meters tall. These rock formations are fairly unique in the world, and the area was named a UNESCO Geopark to highlight the unusual geology. The park was also honored with World Heritage listing in 1992.
In winter,The snowy stone forests take on a mystical silence, clouds billow up gently around the quartz-sandstone pillars and peaks, and an air of solitude permeates the pristine, snow-covered wonderland. Zhangjiajie, with its unique karst peaks, mountains, lakes, caves, streams, forests, and wildlife, is stunningly beautiful and peaceful when blanketed with crisp, white snow. To truly experience the serenity of the season, spend some time exploring Zhangjiajie’s magnificent winter. These are some of the images of winter in Zhangjiajie, and you can put yourself in these pictures.
2. Visit Tianmen Mountain
Tianmen Mountain is a must-see place in Zhangjiajie.Most people feel the mountain is the biggest attraction of the whole park. It is called Tianmenshan (Heaven Gate Mountain) because there is a natural tunnel in the middle of the mountain that looks like a big doorway in the sky. The tunnel is 131 meters high, 57 meters wide, and 60 meters long.In winter, the secenery of Tianmen Mountain is more beutiful if it snows. Here, a coating of white snow adds another layer of beauty to the already beautiful scenery. You can go up to the top of the mountain by a spectacular long cable ride. The hike to the hole takes about 20 minutes, and a hike all the way to the top is a two or three hour exertion. At the top of the mountain, there is a clear glass sidewalk that is suspended a kilometer above the valley below. It is 600 meters long and hugs the side of the peak. It is a terrifying walk for many people when they look down past their feet to the ground. A hike would be something you'll remember for a long time.
3. Spa at Hot Spring
is one of the best places to spend winter holiday.The Wanfu Hot Spring is situated at the foot of Wulei Mountain, the 48-Village Scenic Area.It is a national AAAA grade scenic tourist resort, covering more than 300 acres. It is an exquisite leisure-based, vacation/tourism resort that combines the Chinese Blessing Culture with Hot Spring Health Culture. Wanfu Hot Springs are self-bay springs.
Jiangya Hot Spring is located in Jiangya Township, Zhangjiajie City's Cili County, It;s only half an hour driving from Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Jiangya Hot Spring Resort has been developed into a paradise for health, leisure, vacation and tourism, providing spa, dining, guest room, meeting room, entertainment, and fitness facilities. The resort is nestled in green mountains with clean rivers and enjoys an elegant environment and pleasant scenery. The spring water is crystal clear with a temperature of about 54 degrees all year round. It contains rich mineral elements beneficial to health. The springs keep bubbling up, even as the seasons change.
4.Explore Zhangjiajie Galss Bridge
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is located in the scenic area of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon which is located in Sanguansi Township of Cili County,about 20km away from Wulingyuan Scenic Area. It is one of top ten attractions in Zhangjiajie and it was opened to visitors in Aug,2016.
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is “ the world’s highest and longest” glass-bottom bridge which is tucked between two mountain peaks in China’s Hunan province.Stretching 430 meters long and 6 meters wide, hovering over a 300-meter-deep valley between two cliffs in the canyon area, the much-awaited “world’s highest and longest” glass-bottomed bridge has already set world records for its architecture and construction.The glass-bottomed bridge welcomes only 8,000 tourists to view each day.
5.Tujia Gannian & Chinese New Spring Festival
Chinese Spring Festival is also known as Chinese New Year. As Chirstmas Day to the westerners, Chinese New Spring Festival is the most important and ceremonious traditional festival in China.Chinese New Year marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign...
Tujia Ethnic Minority Spring Festival, also known as Tujia New Year, is the most colorful and important festival for Tujia People.Tujia New Year is also named "Gannian" or 'Diaonian Meeting' which is celebrated one day before the lunar New Year of the Han people. On that day, people prepare sumptuous dinners, and dance together. Here lists some important customs and activities of Tujia New Year Festival.
Lower Price of Zhangjiajie Winter Tour
Travel to Zhangjiajie in winter, the price is cheaper than it is in summer,spring and autaumn. Winter is generally a low travel season unless Chinese New Year falls in the month. During the days of the Spring Festival vacation, expect crowds at the airport, train stations, and bus stations. Expect high prices for hotel rooms and greater difficulty reserving flight and train tickets. Why wait in line at crowded stations or counters? Book in advance, and we can perhaps deliver your tickets an easy way, and even get them at a discount.
Recommended Zhangjiajie Winter Tours
Visit Around China offers a 7-day tour of Zhangjiajie and a Yangtze River cruise. After seeing the natural highlights and hiking around on the paths, you can relax and watch the scenery pass by on a Yangtze River cruise. Tailor-make your tour to suit your needs. About 90% of our clients tailor their tour!