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Zhangjiajie Tour FAQ 2012

1.How can I get to Zhangjiajie?
You can take flight to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Xi'an,Chengdu, Shenyang,and Changsha. You can also take the train to Zhangjiajie from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanling,Liuzhou,and Changsha. Bus is available From Changsha.

2.What is the best time to travel to Zhangjiajie for a visit?
Basically the scenery of Zhangjiajie varies in different seasons. So you are expected to enjoy different views in different seasons except for June, because it is the raining month in Zhangjiajie.

3. What should I bring with me when it rains up the mountain?
We advise you bring an umbrella. And the raincoat is available in small shops up the mountain.

4.Is Zhangjiajie accessible in winter?
Sure. As a matter of fact, more and more tourists come to the mountain to enjoy the fantastic views in winter. And each cable way operates all the year around. tourists can also enjoy quite preferential prices offered by hotels.

5.Does it snow in winter in Zhangjiajie?
Yes. In fact, it addes greatly to the unparalelled beauty of Zhangjiajie. You will feel to be in dream world.

6.What about the path conditions on the top during snow season?
Zhangjiajie enjoys a great reputation nationwide of being a safe mountain. After years of update, the step paths have become a pride of Zhangjiajie. Whenever it snows; the snowfall will be promptly swept off the path to ensure the safety of the tourists.

7.What can I buy there, is there any local specialty?
Zhangjiajie is also famous for local specialties, especially Chinese gooseberry fruit, Qingyan (green rock); Mingcui (tea green) Tea and Longxia (lobster) Tea.

8.What to pack for a trip to Zhangjiajie?
It rains a lot here, so bring umbrella or buy disposable raincoat, and wear comfortable clothes, light sports shoes if you plan to do hiking. Also, don't forget to bring more clothes to keep warm in case of cold weather. You'd better bring less carry-on baggage, but the things like sunscreen, medicine for insects' biting, cooling ointment should be included. And bring more film to take photos, or you get to pay more for it here.

9.Are there any ethnic minority groups?
There are mainly Tujia, Bai, Miao, Hui and other minority groups living in Zhangjiajie. No less than 7,000,000 minority peoples make up 50 of the total people there. Among them, Tujia ethnic minority people top first, next are Bai, Miao, and Hui. Other minority peoples include Man, Dong, and Yao. So, you definitely have a chance to enjoy distinctive ethnic folklore.

10.How does Zhangjiajie cuisine taste? Is it spicy?
Cuisine of Zhangjiajie is a little bit strong and spicy. Zhangjiajie Tu Minority people specially love hot food as the hot ones can stimulate the appetite, strengthen spleen and also can improve assimilation. Men and women, children and old people all like eat hot and spicy dishes.

11.How far from Zhangjiajie city to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park?
From Zhangjiajie city to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park,only 45mins by car,It is about 35km.,,,
Author/Editor By : HCT