As one of the national level AAAA tourist attractions, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area is located in Sanguansi Tujia Autonomous Town, Cili County. The Glass Bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area is a must see spot to many tourists, as it is the longest glass bridge with the highest altitude in the world.
☝ Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area locates 15 kilometers northeast of Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan Scenic Area. To go there, group tourists can take coaches, minibuses, and limousines organized by your travel agencies directly from the hotel. However, backpackers will have to go from the following locations to be able to take scheduled bus to go to Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area is 30 kilometers north of Wulingyuan Bus Station. Everyday, there are shuttle buses running from Wulingyuan Bus Station to the entrance of the Grand Canyon Scenic Area. It has bus at every hour from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. Riding time is 35 minutes and ticket fare is CNY 20 Yuan per person.
Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station is located in Guanliping, Yongding District, 65 km from the Grand Canyon Scenic Area. Here tourists can take the bus for Jiangya Hot Spring and get off at the Grand Canyon halfway, and then transfer to the eco-friendly sightseeing shuttle bus to the ticket office of the Grand Canyon Scenic Area. The entire journey takes about 2 hours and ticket fare is CNY 30 Yuan per person. Tourists can either take the bus to Wulingyuan Bus Station from Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station firstly, and then transfer to the bus for the Grand Canyon Scenic Area there. It takes about 40 minutes from Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station to Wulingyuan Bus Station, and ticket fare is CNY 20 Yuan per person.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon locates 62 kilometers northwest to Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport. Public transportation is not available between the two places. From the airport, tourists can take taxi to go there, otherwise, they can take a bus from the airport to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station firstly , and then manage to go from Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station to the Grand Canyon Scenic Area. To travel directly from the airport to the Grand Canyon by taxi, it takes about 100 minutes and cost can be negotiated with the driver.
☝ A River of Green Water in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
Zhangjiajie Railway Station is close to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station. Visitors can walk from Zhangjiajie Railway Station to Zhangjiajie Central Bus Station firstly and then take bus there for Jiangya Hot Spring and alight at the Grand Canyon on the midway.
Zhangjiajie West Railway Station, also known as Zhangjiajie High Speed Railway Station, has no direct bus for the Grand Canyon Scenic Area. Driving distance between the two places is about 53 kilometers and one way journey takes about 80 minutes by taxi and cost can be negotiated with the driver on a case by case scenario.
Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Forest Park does not offer direct bus to the Grand Canyon. The driving distance between the two places is about 63 kilometers. It takes about 100 minutes to travel for one way journey by taxi and cost can be negotiated between the traveler and the driver.
The driving distance from Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to the Grand Canyon is about 45 kilometers. It takes about 1 hour to travel by taxi and cost can be negotiated between the traveler and the driver.
☝ Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
➊ Grand Canyon Line：ticket price is CNY 91 Yuan per person for this itinerary. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is a collection of mountains, water, caves, waterfalls and canyons. It is regarded by some as the twin of Jiuzhaigou Valley. The tour on Grand Canyon Line is arranged in this order: A Thread of Sky (yixiantian) ➜ King Wu (Wuwangpo) Observation Deck ➜ Millennium Vines ➜ Fu Chang Fu Sui ➜ Huadao ➜ Rainbow Plaza ➜ Tianhe Waterfall ➜ Round Barrel (Yuantong) Cliff. This tour route is 4 kilometers in length, and touring time is expected to be 4 hours.
➋ Glass Bridge Line: ticket price is CNY 125 Yuan per person. The Glass Bridge is located between two cliffs of the Grand Canyon and is recognized as the world 's highest glass bridge by the Guinness Records. The tour on Glass Bridge is arranged like this: Visitor Center ➜ Grand Canyon Theater ➜ Glass Bridge ➜ Bungee Jumping Platform ➜ East of the Glass Bridge (Qiaodong) ➜ Visitor Center. Travelers will make a round trip to travel this way. The Glass Bridge travel route has a total length of 1 km and the tour is expected to be finished in 40 minutes.
➌ Grand Canyon + Glass Glass Bridge Line: Ticket price is CNY 216 Yuan per person. Tour on this route is arranged in this order: Grand Canyon Theater ➜Glass Bridge ➜ Bungee Jumping Platofrm ➜ East of the Bridge (Qiaodong) ➜ Visitor Center ➜ The Little Thread of Sky ➜ Hanging Boardwalk ➜King Wu Slope (Wuwangpo) ➜ Cloud Reading Terrance. The total length to travel this line is 6.5 kilometers and travel time is about 6 hours.
☝ Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon to Look Through the Glass Bridge
➀ Off-season ticket price and its valid period: From November 1st to March 31st of the following year, the off-season ticket price is applied, ticket price for off season is usually a half of that of the peak season. ➁ Discounted Ticket. The scenic spot offers free tickets for children who are under 14 years old and senior citizens who are over 65 years old. Half-price tickets are applied to children who are between 14 years old (including 14 years old) and 18 years old, and senior citizens who are between 60 years old (including 60 years old) and 65 years old. Please notice that these discounted tickets should be purchased at the ticket window. ➂ Anyone with heart disease, high blood pressure, fear of height, drunkenness or other type of physical discomforts should not go to the glass bridge as it could be a little bit scary; elderly and children are not recommended to visit the glass bridge neither. ➃ As the safety guides of the scenic spot outlines, no items should be brought to the glass bridge except for mobile phones and wallets. Meanwhile, visitors are not allowed to chase around on the glass corridor as it is dangerous to do so. Please also keep in mind that visitors should not throw stuff down from the bridge, or lean on the railing of the bridge while there just for safety reason. ➄ It has luggage storage place at the scenic area. Price ranges from CNY 5 Yuan to CNY 10 Yuan per luggage. ➅ Tickets mentioned above do not include sightseeing elevator tickets, neither does it include treasure hunting elevator tickets. ➆ When it comes to extreme weather condition, the Grand Canyon Glass Bridge will be closed for maintenance. Tickets purchased previously will be fully refunded at the original price, however, no cancellation reimbursement will be given.