Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in Hunan province is super famous for its longest and highest glass bridge in the world for people to have a bold and brand new try on the high position, and also, its charming sightseeing of forests, waterfalls, streams and so on are all very worth for your discovery.
Type: Canyons, Nature & Park, Mountains, Natural Sightseeing
Best Seasons: All Seasons
Recommended Visiting Time: 2-4 hours
Opening Hours: 8:00-17:00
Address: Sanguansi Village, Cili County, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, China
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge: 141 RMB/person (only available for visiting during 15:20-17:00)
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon + Zhangjaijie Glass Bridge: 259 RMB/person (only available for visiting during 07:30-10:29; 10:30-13:29 and 13:30-16:00)
Free for children under 1.3m (4.3 feet).
▶Note for ticket
1). No full tickets for Zhangjaijie Grand Canyon scenic area are sold at the ticket center in site, all travelers need to book the tickets on the official website or through travel agencies.
2). Visitors need to have your ticket checking to enter 30 minutes in advance. And you need to visit the area only during your booking time on your ticket.
3)Travellers who want only experience the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge without sightseeing of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon are required to visit the bridge after 15:30.
4). The above information is for reference only, for the detail fee information in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, please contact our Travel Consultant
Overview of Zhangjaijie Grand Canyon
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (张家界大峡谷) in Hunan province is a “National AAAA Tourist Attraction” with eye-pleasing natural sceneries. In this tourist spot, you can even try the longawaited world longest and highest glass bridge that is regarded as the “12 Most Spectacular Bridges in the World” by CNN to be a bold one and admire the panoramic view of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon with green forests, waterfalls, streams, etc. Moreover, your eyes will be dizzled with the multiple types of waters and lush plants that form a heaven on earth and will drive all your annoyance far away.
To visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, you can have a brand new experience on the Glass Bridge to look down of the verdant view on the transparent glass floor. Besides, the very long and steep walk way, super narrow way at Yixiantian, and other beautiful natural scenery will take you to tour in excitement, enjoyment, etc.
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge (Boliqiao)
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge (张家界玻璃桥), or Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie, is the "world highest and longest glass bridge" with the full length of 430 m and a respectively height of about 400 m above the valley bottom, which has regarded as a model of international bridge construction with 10 world most prizes. Also, for the great design of Haim Dotan from Israel and the long-term effort of the constructors, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge has been regarded as the "12 Most Spectacular Bridges in the World" by CNN.
As a result, a lot of tourists want to walk on it to admire this magnificent bridge . After strict tests and trials, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge has finally been opened on August 1, 2016 and has gained another name of Yuntian Du (云天渡) .Standing on the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge all paved with transparent glass, you would be stressful and frightened, but be fearless to move on your step, since you would be touched by your brave and you can have the fabulous view of the silver streams and green valley under 400 m. Besides, the azure sky as well as the milk white clouds reflecting on the glass will add more magic and mysterious feeling into your walk, making you confused about whether walking on the clouds or above the lush plants in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.
What's more, at the middle of the bridge, you can enjoy the world's highest Bungee Jump. Just imagine you just flying like the Spider Man in the luxuriant canyons and mists under the clear sky and soft clouds.
Since this awestruck but charming glass bridge is so hot and has been long expected by numerous people from home and abroad, the Canyon officials stipulate that the maxmum capacity of Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is 8000 people per day and 600 per time. And if you want to have this new try in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, it is recommended to book the ticket earlier for at least 3 days.
High Ladder Raised Walkway (Tianti Zhandao)
High Ladder Raised Walkway (天梯栈道) in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon means the walkway up to the sky, because it was built with more than 1600 stone steps in an especially narrow and steep form. This man-made way looks very precipitous, but is safe enough to walk up. Climbing up to the highest spot, you will feel a little tired. However, the feeling of walking up to the sky is really special and will push you to continue.
Holy Spring Valley
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon suddenly becomes narrower in the Holy Spring Valley or called Shenquanxia (神泉峡). This long valley has extremely beautiful sightseeing. You can walk on the stone way to admire the luxuriant view along and the clear jade-like water running with the soft mists, which is just like the abode of the immortals in China. Besides, there are numerous waterfalls coming down from the mountains in diverse shapes, which will cool you down and drive the urban stress away.
Nuokeli Slideway (诺克里滑道) ,about 600m long, is built between Yixiantian, Nanfang Hongqi Qu (南方红旗渠) and Gudi Zhandao (谷底栈道), divided into 2 parts. If you are tired to walk to the next attraction, you can choose this slideway or called toboggan of 45 cm deep and 50 cm wide to save energy and about 20 min for the following tour. Moreover, you can take it to admire the sightseeing of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon while getting the exciting feeling of fast sliding down within 3 to 5 min.
New Exciting Route with Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge (Route B)
Start from the Tourist Center to Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge to walk on the world highest and longest glass bridge, and then walk up along the Tianti Zhandao to feel walking to the sky. After that, visit Fortune Seeking Elevator and appreciate the charming sightseeing of running waters, flying waterfalls, lush vegetation, etc. at the Rainbow Square (彩虹广场), Momo Cave (摸摸洞), the Holy Spring Lake (神泉湖), the sightseeing boat dock and other beautiful attractions in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. (Usually 2.5 hours)
Route for only Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge (Route C)
Walk from the Entrance for about 10 minutes to directly visit Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, and return by the same way. (Usually 0.5 hour)
Get to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie is located at Sanguansi Township of Cili County, next to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area.
1. From Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station, take a bus to Wenya Hot Spring and get off at the canyon.
2. From Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station, take a bus to Wulingyuan; and then transfer to the bus to the Grand Canyon, or the bus to Cili County and get off at the Canyon. It takes around 1h.
3. From Wulingyuan Bus Station, take a bus to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon or the bus to Cili and get off at the canyon. It takes no more than 20 minutes.
Transportion in Zhangjaijie Grand Canyon
Cable car to the Glass Bridge: CNY 35
Skidway: CNY 22
Rope line: CNY 30
Zhangjiajie offers multiple hotels and hostels both in downtown area and Wulingyuan district that is only about 20 km from Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. You can choose your favorite one from the five-star resorts, luxury, comfort, economy, or themed hotels, inns and special hostels. Also, there are some good hotels and hostels in Cili County, which will save your time on the way to the tourist attraction.
1. Wear comfortable shoes to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon for you may walk a lot and some places are slippery;
2. Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge may be closed during extremely bad weather days, like strong wind, heavy rain, snow, hailstone, etc. so it is suggested to get the recent information of weather forecast of Zhangjiajie if you want to visit the bridge;
3. Belongs except for wallet and mobile phones are not allowed to take onto the glass bridge, and ladies do not wear high-heels;
4. People having heart disease, hypertension, acrophobia and other illness are not suitable to visit the glass bridge;
5. Follow the rule of the tourist attraction during your visit, especially when on the glass bridge, like do not run or throw stuffs, do not lean on the rail, in case of accident;
6. Well protect your cameras and other belongs since there are many waters and flying waterfalls in Zhanjiajie Grand Canyon