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One Day Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park Tour

Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park located at 8km south of Zhangjiajie City. It named after Tianmen Mountain Cave looks like an oversized, keyhole-like slot in the mountain. Experience something fun today to take a world’s longest cable car ride from city center to Tianmen Mountain, escalators to escape the 999 "steps to heaven" to reach the famous heaven's gate hole at the top, walk on the glass walkway at the age of cliff will highlights this trip.

Good to know: the tickets of Tianmen Mountain can be easily sold out ahead of time, especially in Chinese golden weekend or holidays, suggest planning the trip in advance and book with tour agent for ensure availability.

About This Tours

  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Availability : Depart on every day
  • Private Guided Tour
  • Guide Language : English
  • Easy Cancellation : Up to 14 days before departure: 100% full refund; 7 to 13 days before departure: 90% refund; 3 to 6 days before departure: 50% refund; 2 to 0 days days before departure: no refund

What To Expect

  • Tianmen Mountain Cableway is the world's longest passenger cable car, with a total length of 7,455 meters and takes 30 munities from Zhangjiajie city center to the mountain top
  • A keyhole-like slot in the mountain that airplanes have flown through this for challenge
  • A glass sky walk offering a breathtaking view of mountains below

Tour Itinerary

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The night before your tour: arranging a pickup time

We will send you an email with your guide’s name and contact number. Your local guide will call you between 7 and 8 pm the night before tour for confirm the exact pickup time. If you don’t answer the phone, your guide will leave a message at the front desk.


Pick up from your hotel to Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Cable Car Station in the city cener

Your guide and driver will pick you up from hotel in the morning, transfer to Tianmen Carble car Station, we suggest starting the trip before 8am so that can get there earlier before tourist crowds.

NOTE: Tianmen Mountain cable car will be under construction from November 1st to 30th. Shuttle buses will be used instead during this period.

Cable car to Tianmen Mountain

cable car to Tianmen Mountain

9:00am - 12:00pm

Take cable car up to Tianmen Mountain and stroll around the area

The cable car starts in the heart of the city of Zhangjiajie and stretches southward across the valley and then rises gradually as it follows the contour of the mountain. The ride is 30mins.

Tianmen Mountain also boasts scenic sites with cultural roots as well as scenic sites that can perhaps best be described as "unique natural wonders". Track through the path for enjoy the stunning scenery.

strolling around the park

strolling around the park

walkway for enjoy the spectacular scenery

Enjoy the spectacular view

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Having Lunch in a Local Restaurant

Zhangjiajie lunch

Lunch arrange in a local restaurant which serve traditional Tujia flavor dishes.

13:30pm - 15:00pm

Escalators or walk up to the 999 "steps to heaven" - Tianmen Cave

there are escalators to escape the 999 "gateway to heaven" to reach the famous heaven's gate hole at the top. go down by foot or take use the elevators where possible to get down as there are plenty of steps.

Stand under the huge hold watching the changing of clouds and fogs, the feeling is like traveling in a fairy land.

Tianzi Mountian Cave

Tianzi Mountian

steps up to the cave

steps rolling up to the cave

3:00pm - 5:00pm

A skywalk on the edge of steep cliff

A sky walkway build along side of steep cliff, It is one of the world's highest observation platforms jutting out from a sheer cliff at 1430 meters tall. The 1.6-meter-wide, 60-meter-long glass walkway offering a chance for bravery challenge, stand on the walkway and overlooking the mountain ridges to the endless world

There is Buddhist temple located nearby the sky walkways.

glass walkway

glass skyway

views on top of mountain

views on top of mountain

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Take a shuttle bus down through 99 bends road to the city

Then take a shuttle bus ride down through 99 bends road to the city will be an exciting experience., the new roadway that winds down ending at the foot of the mountain. It is about 11 kilometers in length and rises a whopping 1100 meters with 99 bends, curves and spirals.

Your driver wait at the terminal of road, then transfer back to your hotel.

shuttle bus

shuttle bus transfers in the park

99 bends road

thrilling drive through 99 bends road

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 - 6 Person
$ 306 $ 192 $ 155 $ 135 $ 137

* Price per Person in US Dollars 1 Person $ 123 The price may change during some festivals including Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid- Autumn Day and National Day (1st-7th October).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

* An extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier than 09:00 or later than 19:00.

Price Inclusion

  • Private English-speaking guide service fee
  • Private transfer service with air-conditioned vehichle
  • All entrance tickets and meals listed above
  • Service charge and tax
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • Luggage transfers


Price Exclusion

  • Airfare/train tickets/hotel/China visa
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, shopping and attractions that are not listed in the itinerary
  • Excess baggage charges and travel insurance
  • Extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier 09:00 or later than 19:00


Tour Code: ZJJALC-2

Tour Type: One Day Trips  (Private Tour)

from US $192 p/p

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