is the capital city of Hunan
Province. It is in the center of a rich agricultural
region amid the Hunan plains, the Xiang River runs across
Changsha from south to north. Changsha is the political,
cultural, scientific, educational and business center
Changsha has more than 3,000-year history that dates
back to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 B.C.). As
early as the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B.C.),
Changsha was an important center for the Chu State to
occupy the south. The lacquerware and silk textiles
discovered in 1972 from Mawangdui - a Western Han (2nd
century BC) tomb at Changsha are an indication of the
richness of local craft traditions.
Mao Zedong, founder of the People's Republic
of China, was born in nearby Shaoshan. He spent 5 years
in Changsha attending school and later became principal
of the very school he had attended - a position he would
hold for 2 years while launching his political career.
China Great Travel offers customized group
and private Changsha tours which includs city tour packages,
private day trips to Hengshan Mountain and Zhangjiajie
Forest Park. The following tours are for your reference.
There are many other tour attractions you can choose.
We are always ready to tailor make a personal Changsha
tour package for you with more tourist destinations
included: Beijing, Xi'an, Wuhan, Shanghai, Guilin, Kunming,
Hong Kong, or Yangtse River. Just send us an email to
get our travel expert help planning your trip to Changsha.
Private Changsha Tours
Day Changsha Tour To Mawangdui Han Tombs And
Tour Code: Changsha_01
Mawangdui is an archaeological site of the
glorious West Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24). More
than 3,000 relics have been unearthed from
the three tombs, such as weapons, herbs, lacquer
works, potteries, silk products and so on.
Days Changsha Tour To Zhangjiajie Forest Park
Tour Code: Changsha_05
Zhangjiajie is the first national forest park
in China, known for its innumerable fantastic
rock formations, luxuriant green plants and
clear lakes and streams. The film Avatar used
views in Zhangjiajie.
Day Private Changsha Tour To Hengshan Mountain
Tour Code: Changsha_03
As one of the Five Great Mountains in China,
Hengshan is a mountain range of 150 kilometres
long with 72 peaks, it has eminent mountain
peaks, wonderful scenery, various kinds of
trees and a vast area of primeval forest.
Day Changsha Tour To Shaoshan (Hometown of
Tour Code: Changsha_02
Shaoshan is located in east-central hilly region of Hunan Province, it is noted as the birthplace of Mao Zedong, founder of the People's Republic of China. Shaoshan was an important base during the Chinese Communist Revolution.
Packages Inclusive Of Visiting Changsha