Four Scenic Spots of Tianmen Mountain
Tianmen Mountain consists of Tianmen Dongkai Scenic Area, Tianjie Foguo Scenic Area, Biye Yaotai Scenic Area and Mixian Qijing Scenic Area.
Tianmen Dongkai Scenic Area (天门洞开)
It is located in the middle and upper part of Tianmen Mountain with an elevation of 1300m. This scenic area includes Tianmen Cave (Heavenly Gate Cave), Ladder to the Heaven, Tianmen Mountain Cableway, Tongtian Avenue (Avenue toward Heaven), etc.
Mixian Qijing Scenic Area (觅仙奇境)
It is located in the west of Tianmen Mountain. This area is the birthplace of Reclusion Culture and Immortal Culture. The sights mainly include Seek Son Cave, Viewing Guigu Cave, Cliff-Hanging Walkway, Glass Skywalk, Lingxiao Platform, etc.
Biye Yaotai Scenic Area (碧野瑶台)
This area has completed primitive forest. There are more than 20 spots including Divine Spring, Overlook Heavenly Gate, Cherry Bay, etc.
Tianjie Foguo Scenic Area (天界佛国)
This scenic area is the center of Buddhist culture, located in the south of Tianmen Mountain. The most typical sight is Tianmen Mountain Temple.
Six Wonders of Tianmen Mountain
Travel in Tianmen Mountain, visitors can see the six wonders wonders of Tianmen Mountain.It is listed as one of the 50 worthwhile visiting places for foreign travelers. In Tianmen Mountain, there are some featured activities for you to experience, like Tianmen Mountain cableway, Glass skywalk, Avenue toward Heaven, Tianmen Cave (Closest Earth Landmark to God), and Cliff-hanging walkway.
|Heaven Linking Avenue||Tianmen Cave||Tianmen Mountain Glass Skywalk|
|Tianmen Mountain Temple||Forest Sightseeing Cable Car||Tianmen Mountain Escalator|
The Show of Tianmen Fox Fairy
Time: 20:30-21:50 every evening during March to December of the year (If it rains, you will be given a raincoat for free. In cold days of winter, you can rent warm cotton-padded clothes.)
Place: Tianmenshan Canyon Theater
Tianmen Fox Fairy is the real-scene musical drama with the Tianmen Mountain and its deep valleys as the stage background. The show tells a romantic love story between a fox fairy and an ordinary woodman making a living by chopping woods. Combining the local music, the indigenous life style and ancient love story, with the marvelous valley as background, this show will add more fun more your Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain trip.
Recommended Traveling Route
Usually, it will take you 4-6 hours visiting in Tianmen Mountain. Nowadays, The scenic area of Tinamen Mountain operates 2 kinds of tickets, Route A and Route B.
Route A (less walk, energy and time saving)
Take the 7455-meter cableway to get up Tianmen Mountain; Arrive at Tianmen Mountain cable station (Upper) and choose west route to travel through Mixian Qijing Scenic spot and experience Cliff-Hanging Walkway and Glass Skywalk, visit Tianmen Temple; Take Tianmen Mountain Peak Forest Sightseeing Cable Car from Cherry Bay to Yunmeng Xianding; reach upper escalator Tianmen Mountain to get down Tianmen Cave and visit the door to heaven; get down from Tianmen Cave to the parking lot and take sightseeing bus to experience 99 turns via Tongtian Avenue. (Note: If you don’t want to go 99 turns on bus, travelers can go up from Tianmen Cave by escalator and take cableway to get down.)
►4 Days Zhangjiajie With MT.Tianmen
►5 Days Zhangjiajie Small Group Tour with Glass Bridge and Mt Tianmen
Route B (in-depth hiking route)
Take the 7455-meter cableway to get up Tianmen Mountain; arrive at the upper cable station and choose the west route to visit Mixian Qijing Scenic Area and experience Cliff-Hanging Walkway and Glass Skywalk; visit Tianjie Foguo scenic area to Tianmen Temple; hike on the east route to travel through the primitive forest in Biye Yaotai Scenic Area and visit many sights along the way; get down from upper escalator to Tianmen Cave; visit Tianmen Cave and walk 999 steps to Tianmen Cave parking lot to take sightseeing bus to get down Tianmen Mountain by wandering through Tongtian Avenue with 99 turns. (Note: If you don’t want to go 99 turns on bus, travelers can go up from Tianmen Cave by escalator and take cableway to get down.