©

Zhangjiakou trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Asia  /  China  /  Hebei  /  Zhangjiakou

Zhangjiakou

3.3
Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
Zhangjiakou, also known by several other names, is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Hebei province in Northern China, bordering Beijing to the southeast, Inner Mongolia to the north and west and Shanxi to the southwest. At the 2010 census, its population was 4,345,485 inhabitants on, divided into 17 Counties and Districts. The built-up (or metro) area made of Qiaoxi, Qiaodong Districts and Wanquan County largely being conurbated had 838,978 inhabitants in 2010 on 1412.7 km2. Due to its position on several important transport arteries, it is a critical transport node for travel between Hebei and Inner Mongolia and connecting northwest China, Mongolia, and Beijing.Zhangjiakou will be one of the host cities at the 2022 Winter Olympics.NamesZhangjiakou is written in simplified Chinese and in traditional Chinese. It is Zhāngjiākǒu in pinyin and the name means "Zhang family gate." Older names for the town in Chinese include Zhāngyuán, used in the Republican era, and Zhāngjiāpù.Zhangjiakou was historically known to the Europeans as Kalgan until the mid 20th century. This name derives from the Mongolian name of the city, 40px, "Čiɣulaltu qaɣalɣa" (Classical Mongolian), "Chuulalt haalga" (modern Mongolian) or shorter, 20px, "Qaghalghan" (Classical Mongolian), "Haalgan" (modern Mongolian), which means "the gate" (in the Great Wall). In Manchu, the city is known as 18px (Imiyangga jase).
Find out how to plan China trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Zhangjiakou

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Zhangjiakou

Luanping CountyTrip planner BEST FOR: Great Wall QinhuangdaoTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Great Wall, Landmark ChengdeTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Religious Site, Outdoor Activity Zhengding CountyTrip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Observation Deck, Landmark ShijiazhuangTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Mountain, Zoo