Baofeng Lake in Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie
Attractions Overview: One of the Wulingyuan four wonders
Attraction Type: Lake & Nature
Chinese Name: 宝峰湖景区
English Name: Baofeng Lake in Wulingyuan District
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Recommended Visiting Time: 2 Hours
Open Hours: Peak Season: Apr. – Nov. 7:00-18:00 Low Season: Nov. – Mar. 7:30-17:00
Admission Fee: 98 RMB / Person
Address in English: No.8, Baofeng Road, Suoxiyu Town, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie City
Address in Chinese: 张家界市武陵源区索溪镇宝峰路8号
Why is Baofeng Lake So Special?
Baofeng Lake Scenic Area consists of Baofeng Lake and Yingwo Village. Baofeng Lake Scenic Area has become the representative of Wulingyuan waterscape scenery with its beautiful lake water color and steep cliffs. The TV drama “Journey to the West” in the Huaguoshan Water Curtain Cave is shot in the scenic area of ”Qifeng Waterfall”.
Where is Baofeng Lake
Baofeng Lake Scenic Area is a component of the core scenic spot of Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie City. It is located in the south of Wulingyuan District.
How to Get to Baofeng Lake
Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)
If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Baofeng Lake with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.
For independent travelers you can
Tourists can first take a minibus (CNY 11, 40 minutes) at Zhangjiajie Long-distance Bus Station to Wulingyuan District and then hire a taxi (CNY 10) or take public bus No. 2 (CNY1) to the lake.
Main Attractions in Baofeng Lake
Baofeng lake is the biggest highlight of this part of scenic area. It is a calm lake surrounded by mountains with green trees. The water of the lake is super clean as it’s an alpine lake. Its water is produced by rainfall, mountain springs and underground streams, and stays emerald all year around, so it is reputed as the Dream-like Jasper Lake Fairyland.
Baofeng Temple is also located within Baofeng Lake Scenic Area, discreetly hidden in among the surrounding verdure. It is an old, graceful temple, constructed for monks in search of isolation in order better to devote themselves to contemplation.
Thin Strip of Sky
Thin Strip of Sky (Yixian Tian), less than an average of four meters wide, is another wonderful attraction. Only a thin strip of the sky can be seen from the bottom of the valley, which resembles a long, thin silk thread. The length, narrowness, and depth here are rare for national scenic spots.
Useful Travel Tips
- Bring coat or other warm clothes it may be a little cold when meet rainy days in the lake area.
- Free ticket for people over 65 and under 14.
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