Marvel at the Incredible Glass Bridge
One Day Glass Bridge & Baofeng Lake Tour
The long-awaited glass bridge in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon was finally opened on Aug. 20th 2016! This one day Glass Bridge day tour gives you a chance to walk on the glass bridge, and it will be one of the coolest experiences of your China tour!
- Skip the troublesome ticket booking process, we will take care of it!
- Enjoy stunning views and endure sweaty palms on the Glass Bridge.
- Take a cruise on Baofeng Lake, and enjoy the calm after the terrifying glass bridge.
What Our Customers Said
We did a private tour to Zhangjiajie with China Highlights in July and had a great time! It was hot, but our tour guide Chris was awesome at making sure we went to the best places at the best times to avoid the heat and lines. He obviously knows the area inside and out! We got to see some amazing (and completely empty) parts of the park that didn’t seem to be on any other tourists radar - and they weee STUNNING. We’re so glad we did this tour! Thanks Chris!!more
Jul 2022, clschomaker1
Everything was so smooth and easy with them- they knew our flight had been changed (we traveled during a low season) even before we did! Everybody in our family enjoyed the stunning scenery and breathtaking/scary glass sky walks- recommend this trip for adults and families alike. Having a tour guide is best- we would have wasted a lot of time with logistics otherwise. Ann knew the best times and methods of getting around everywhere and made good recommendations on everything from food to timing. We especially appreciated that we never felt like we were being fleeced because we were tourists- nobody steering us toward overpriced junk souvenirs. We also especially enjoyed Ann’s sharing of local culture, stories, and songs (bonus: Ann has a beautiful singing voice!)more
Jun 2021, christinajeanne
A “Must Do” for nature lovers
It’s true what others have posted about the Chinese tourists literally pushing their way through for things, and huge queues. I’m an early riser, so I was shocked that Tony suggested we start at 10am most days; however, his logic was sound. All the Chinese tour busses are up and heading out at 730/8am and then in they are in the queues. If we had gone at that time, I would have been standing for hours for the elevator or cable cars instead of using the hotel gym or having a leisurely breakfast.more
May 2021, MusicMandy
DO NOT MISS Zhangjiajie
This has got to be the most beautiful place in China! It was an amazing trip! I was nervous to travel alone with two young children, but Ann made it so easy and fun! She is an excellent guide! She took us to some delicious restaurants. She even sang us some beautiful, traditional Chinese songs!more
Apr 2021, lacallis
Tony is an amazing guide! He speaks good English and is a local who shares his growing up experience in the forest and daily life with us. Thanks to his great grasp of time, we were able to tour Zhangjiajie with very little crowd and having a quiet enjoying private tour ? thank you for your friendship and see you next time! --gomell ,Singaporemore
We had doubts about going to this location because generally... not big fans of landscapes and pictures and also we had quite a long whole day road to reach this place, but it turned out that it was totally worth it. These natural parks are truly amazing. We already had had high expectations about the main Zhangjiajie park and it didn't let us down at all - very unique peaks there. We were expecting this park to outshine other attractions in this area, but it came to our surprise that it didn't. For instance, Tianmen Mountain is absolutely amazing too. We understood it right after we got on the shuttle bus which goes to the top - take a look at the road itself - it is one of the most picturesque mountain road I've been to. You won't understand how huge the hole in the mountain is from the pictures - need to see it with your eyes. Also it is not only the hole itself which is beautiful there, but actually the park above the cave - and they have built some sort of scary and exciting hanging bridges on the rocks, which create even better views of the area. Also the cave near Zhangjiajie park felt like a highlight too - nor only it is absolutely huge naturally with a deep river inside, which you can move along by boat but also it is well overhauled inside with huge stairways and lights - looks like some sort of magical castle (strangely it didn't have many tourists and to us it was offered as optional - but we found it to be on par with the main parks and also a nice location to see for a change). Thanks to our lovely guide Carrie, who's got very nice and soft personality, which goes along with the mountains) She also was very kind to gift us postcards of the parks, which is good since no one prints photos anymore and now I've got something to put on the worktable. --punkloire,Moscow, Russiamore
We are halfway with our 27 days Journey to China and I think Zhangjiajie is over the top. Zhangjiajie is just amazing, from Tianzishan, the Hallelujah Mountains, Bailong Glass Elevator, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge and Baofeng Lake and of course the majestic Tianmenshan. Mt. Tianmen is just amazing, from the Cable Car Ride, Glass Walkway and Heaven’s Gate. Our local guide Niki (Tan) made our 4 days in Zhangjiajie very memorable. She picked us up at the train station, was with us everyday and checked us in at the airport for our next destination, Shanghai. Niki navigated for us the complexities of going through the sites of Zhangjiajie National Park and Mt. Tianmen. She changed our itinerary as she saw fit, so we avoid the rush hour and the tons of group tours. Our queue for every site was shortened because of her efficiency. Her English is excellent and her knowledge of Zhangjiajie is vast. She comes from the minority group of Tujia. We were able to visit the highlights of Zhangjiajie because of Niki. She introduced us to Hunan Cuisine which is very delicious, we end up requesting for lunch everyday. Niki went out of her way to book us reservations to watch Charm (Xian Xi) about the culture and traditions of the minority groups of Zhangjiajie (Tuija, Bai, Miao and Han). Niki was always looking out for us, so we won’t have any problems. I highly recommend to book your Zhangjiajie trip with China Highlights and request for Niki as your guide if she’s available . You are lucky if you can find a person who speaks English, so having a local guide will make your trip more enjoyable and trouble free. --oesca, USmore
What a lovely time we had seeing the incredible national parks with our guide Ann. So personal and caring. She even entertained us with traditional songs. Can’t say enough good things about her. Terrific guide and person. --Robert D， U.Smore
We’ll pick you up in the morning from your hotel, and drive to the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic Area. If your hotel is in Zhangjiajie city, it will take 1½ hours to the grand canyon. If your hotel is near the national park, it will take only 30 minutes.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is famous for the Glass Bridge. The bridge stretches between two dramatic cliffs - 380 meters long and 300 meters above the canyon floor. When walking on the bridge you can see all the way down to the bottom of the canyon through the glass bridge.
Your personal tour guide will take photos and video for you, with which you can show off your courage to the whole world!
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will drive to Baofeng Lake.
Baofeng Lake is in a basin in the middle of this mountainous area. A shuttle bus will take you from the entrance to the pier.
At the lake we’ll take you on a wooden boat for a 30-minute boat ride. It is a leisurely experience as you boat on the clear water, see the hills of various shapes, and enjoy entertainment by the local minority people as they sing their traditional songs.
After the tour we will escort you back to your hotel.Baofeng Lake
We Will Take Care of the Tickets Booking!
The glass bridge started a trial operation on August 20, 2016. During its trial operation, no more than 8,000 visitors each day have the opportunity to walk on the bridge. Entrance tickets can only be obtained by reservation.
As tickets are limited, individual booking is extremely unlikely to be successful. We, as a travel agency, have first priority for ticket purchase. We suggest you book this tour at least 10 days in advance.
What to Bear in Mind:
- The glass bridge is likely to close in severe weather.
- Only a maximum of 600 people are allowed on the bridge at one time.
- Visitors can only bring wallets and mobiles with suitable cases on the bridge.
- Do not attempt it if you have heart problems, high blood pressure, or a fear of heights.
- Don't behave dangerously. Don't run on the bridge, lean over the rail, etc.
Step 1:Select your travel date, number of people, and class of hotel for a quote. Submit your name, email address and phone number.
Step 2:Choose to make payment immediately via PayPal and your request will be listed as our top priority. We guarantee a 100% refund if you are not satisfied.
Step 3:Receive a reply within 24 hours. The tour will be tailor-made to meet your requirements and the booking confirmed.
Step 4: Enjoy the tour!
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In the event of cancellation, we will refund any payment made to China Highlights (unless any cancellation fee is applicable) within 14 days of our receipt of your written cancellation request. Visit here for more details.
Customizing the Tour - according to your needs
This tour is very flexible. You can alter the itinerary, extend or shorten it to suit your price, interest, and schedule.
You can extend it with an extra day to Fenghuang Ancient Town, where the daytime is picturesque and charming, and the night is lively; or with an extra day to the city of Changsha; or add one more day to discover more at the National Park (the entrance ticket is valid three days). If your time is limited, shortening by one day can also be arranged.
For a multi-city tour, we would recommend combining Zhangjiajie with Guilin (mountain and water scenery), Yangtze River cruise (relaxing cruise on the Yangtze River) or Guizhou (ethnic minority villages). Feel free to tell us your interest and idea.
Your personal tour guide will accompany you throughout the tour, providing guidance and local knowledge. He/she will be ready and willing to help you solve any problems that may arise while on the tour.