Mengdong River is situated 80km southeast of Zhangjiajie city, nestled among mountains, a remote canyon towering limestone cliffs, a beautiful river that’s ranked among the famous river in china. The whole rafting journey will take about five hours, you can just drift half, it is from the Haney palace to the dirt road Bridge, it takes three hours. If you want to drift the whole river, it will be arrived Furong town, a famous town in Xiangxi, If you drift in the morning ,you can drift the whole river, then go to visit Furong town; but if you drift in the afternoon, you’d better drift a half of it. when drifting, it generally 6-10 people ride a raft, each people will wear life jackets, and the boat is controlled by local helmsman, so it is threatening but not dangerous .You’ll thrill to the excitement of the major rapids of the Mengdong River; there are a few of the rapids that get your heart pounding. The rapids are interspersed with calm stretches, which give you a chance to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Gentle rapids carve a pathway through mountains and provide plenty of chance to swim, spot wildlife, eat the fried river fish, and just relax.
Below are suggested items you should bring for your trip. You will enjoy your trip more if you are prepared for varying weather conditions..
Swimsuit,shorts,wool sweaters or synthetic fleece wool socks,windbreaker jacket and pants, footwear that can get wet (plus a dry pair for after your trip) dry clothes and towel..
Sun screen sunglasses baseball cap or visor.
Cotton is not recommended (this includes jeans and sweatshirts) when it is wet it robs your body of heat and is unsuitable for physical activity. Synthetic clothing is the best.
The ticket includes insurance; the child under 13 is not suggested for rafting.