Tianzi Mountains, China: A Spine Chilling Experience

The Tianzi Mountains, China are named after Xiang Dakun and are bounded by Suoxi Valley on the east, Sangzhi County on the north and Zhangjiajie on the south. These Mountains are one of the four picturesque zones in Wulingyuan. The highest point of these mountains lies at 1262.5m at the Kunlun peak and lowest point being at 534m in the Shilan valley. Tianzi Mountain provides stunning views of peaks, which rise one after another. It is known as ‘the Monarch of the Peak Forest’. At the top of the mountain, visitors can see the full extent of the Wulingyuan scenic area. This area is fast emerging as one of the hottest tourist destinations of China.

Lets glance across our photo gallery…

Clouds covering the Tianzi Mountains, China

Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, China

Great view of the Tianzi Mountains

The breath taking route to Tianzi Mountains

Five Finger Park: The Aerial view

A must do here: Cable Cars at Tianzi Mountains

Mendong river cruises

Attraction in and around Tianzi Mountains
•    10 Li Natural Gallery
•    Baofeng Lake
•    Diaojiaolou
•    Hibiscus Town
•    Huanglong Cave
•    Huangshi Fort
•    Huangshi Village
•    Jinbian Rivulet
•    Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery
•    Mengdong River Scenic Spot
•    Mengdonghe Rafting
•    Shen Congwen’s former residence
•    Suoxi Valley
•    Tianzi Mountain
•    Tujia Folk Custom Park
•    Tuojiang River
•    Wulingyuan Scenic Area
•    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Not to forget the Cable car trip across the Tianzi Mountains…

Other attractions
•    The Yellow Dragon Cave
•    Yaozizhai
•    Rafting in the Mendong river
•    The Ancient town of Fenghuang

Accommodation options available around Zhangjiajie
•    Tianzi Grand Hotel, Zhangjiajie
•    Zhangjiajie International Hotel
•    Hunan Pipaxi Hotel, Zhangjiajie

Dining options in Zhangjiajie
•    Ye Zhu Lin Restaurant
•    Xiang Li Ren Jia
•    Hua Mei Lou
•    Ba Mi Qiao
•    Yin Du Da Jiu Dian

Nightlife in Zhangjiajie
•    Mei Li Xiang Xi
•    Tujia Folk Village
•    Yi Mi Yang Guang Bar
•    Jinseshidai Bar (Gold Age Bar)
•    Qiye (Seven Nights Bar)

How to reach Zhangjiajie
•    By Air –  Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport
•    By Taxi
•    By Train – Through Shichang (Shimen to Changsha)
•    By Bus –  Bus station located at intersection of Huilong Road and Renmin Road

•    The yearly average temperature of Tianzi Mountain is 12 degrees centigrade
•    Annual average rainfall is 1,800 millimeters
•    There are round 240 frost-free days
•    The best months to explore the mountain are April, May, September and October

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