In the modern sense, the first cable car appeared in Switzerland in 1866, which was used as an express vehicle for tourists to commute between the viewing platforms. Such a suspended road design trend became popular in the second half of the 20th century, so as to positively develop skiing at first.
Huangshi Zhai (China) Cable Car of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: Exciting Cable Car
China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park has been tremendously popular among the world tourists for a long time. First of all, the picturesque peaks and rocks standing on Wulingyuan have inspired James Cameron to create the “flying mountains” in the film Avatar. While Avatar enables it to become a legend, it also enables to Avatar become a legend.
It takes about 4-8 minutes to take by cable car, and the surrounding sceneries constantly draw the tourists’ attention. Those mountains seem like exquisitely carved artworks, but the mortal’s carvings are incomparable with the god-given exquisiteness. Sometimes the parks are surrounded by thick fogs, and the mountains are looming amid the fogs, which have added mystery to the surrounding sceneries.
Ticket price: 65 Yuan ($10.7) per single way, 118 Yuan ($19.5) per round way.