Fenghuang Photo Gallery and Information Page

Tours Featuring Fenghuang:
Majestic Scenery 15-Day Tour (CIT010): Mounigou – Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu – Leshan – Emeishan (Mount Emei) – Zhangjiajie – Fenghuang
Don’t forget that we also offer custom tours to any destination in China, including Fenghuang!

Map of China showing the location of Fenghuang
Fenghuang (“Phoenix”) is a county in the mountains of western Hunan Province famous for its well-preserved “old town” on the Tuo River (Tuo Jiang). The area is rich in ethnic minority culture, most notably that of the Miao and Tujia groups.

BASIC FACTS:
Chinese Name: 凤凰 (traditional characters: 鳳凰; pinyin: Fènghuáng)
Province: Hunan
Weather: cool winters and hot, humid summers

Fenghuang Photos

The photos below show some of the sights and attractions that you will see on our tours that include Fenghuang. Please refer to individual itineraries for specific information about the attractions featured on each tour.

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Covered gondolas float on the misty Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A local man walks along a narrrow village lane in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Wanming Pagoda and other waterfront buildings and lanterns glow on the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Fenghuang, on the Tuo River
(photo by Lydia Zhu)
A Fenghuang lane
(photo by CIT associate Mark Kao)
Night along the Tuo River
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
Empty beer bottles decorate the facade of a bar in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Night falls on the waterfront houses lining the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A view down onto the tightly packed rooftops of Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Relax at a bar after your trip…
(photo by Utpala)
…and enjoy evening in Fenghuang
(photo by G. Guillaume)
Fenghuang rooftops
(photo by “likeyesterday“)
Shops selling all manner of goods and souvenirs line a narrow village lane in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Crowds stroll along a long, curving street and wall in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Traditional red paper lanterns hang along the front of a teahouse in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Fenghuang shops
(photo by Lydia Zhu)
A long, curving Fenghuang street
(photo by G. Guillaume)
Teahouse lanterns
(photo by Philip Lai)
A covered gondola floats next to waterfront buildings on the misty Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A series of arches under a bridge in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A view from under a green-leafed tree of tourists riding in covered gondolas on the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
A misty Fenghuang morning on the Tuo River
(photo by Xiaoqiang Yan)
Arches in Fenghuang
(photo by Philip Lai)
A Tuo River scene
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
Traditional roof tiles on a building in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Crowds pack the shore of the Tuo River around Wanming Pagoda during a festival in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A seamstress works in a shop selling colorful, intricately woven textiles Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Traditional roof tiles
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
A crowd at Wanming Pagoda
(photo by “likeyesterday“)
A seamstress in Fenghuang
(photo by Jane Ding)
Traditional waterfront buildings converted into hostels, bars, and cafes line the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Boatmen push covered gondolas through the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Sellers of traditional thong sandals at work in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China A colorfully dressed traditional drummer from China's Miao ethnic minority beats a large drum in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Traditional buildings on the Tuo River
(photo by G. Guillaume)
Boatmen on the Tuo River
(photo by Vera and Jean C.)
A Fenghuang shoemaker
(photo by Utpala)
Miao-style drumming
(photo by Utpala)
An ox grazes in terraced mountain fields near Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Locals wash vegetables on the bank of the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Traditional architecture covers the top of the Hong Bridge over the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Fields near Fenghuang
(photo by Philip Lai)
Washing vegetables in the Tuo River
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
Hong Bridge (Hong Qiao)
(photo by Utpala)
Rows of traditional red paper lanterns hang on the waterfront buildings of Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China Bright red chili peppers used in Hunan food for sale in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China The North Gate on the bank of the Tuo River in Fenghuang (凤凰), Hunan Province, China
Red paper lanterns along the Tuo River
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
Red peppers used in Hunan food
(photo by Vera and Jean Christophe)
Fenghuang’s North Gate
(photo by Utpala)
Tours Featuring Fenghuang:
CIT010 icon - 75 x 75
Majestic Scenery 15-Day Tour (CIT010)
Mounigou – Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu – Leshan –
Emeishan (Mount Emei) – Zhangjiajie – Fenghuang

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