Where in China should you visit next year? Here we recommend the most popular tourist destinations and seasons to visit to give you ideas and to start planning for your 2019 tour to China!
Hong Kong is a city which can be visited anytime of the year. However, the WinterFest now renamed Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival that takes part before Christmas and ending after the New Year is the biggest highlight of the city.
Shenzhen is suitable to visit all year round and as a modern city this free spirited, metropolis has arts, nightlife multicultural dining and of course great shopping locations.
Guangzhou is one of China’s leading commercial and industrial cities, named the Ram City, Guangzhou has eight famous attractions hailed as the “Eight Views of Ram City” which tourists absolutely have to visit!
Lots of families choose to visit Hainan Province to enjoy the sunshine, beaches and tropical weather and to escape the winter cold.
In December winter has already begun in Xiamen, temperatures are mild and are less busy which means it’s a great time to tour the city.
Harbin is most beautiful during winter where the ice city is covered in snow and the colourful Ice and Snow Festival is in full swing.
From November to the following April is the best time to see the snow white glacier of Hailuogou. Once summer approaches the glacier is not so easy to see.
Discover the charm of Beijing's spring cycle through the Hutongs and capture the local culture and hike along Jinshanling Great Wall and see the sea of Apricot flowers all in blossom.
In March you can see the Snow Mountain and flowers are in full blossom across Kunming. During Spring there are many fruits, flowers and ethnic minority festivals and this is when the scenery is as its best in Kunming.
Zhangjiajie's Spring is the best time to see the Golden Whip Stream, Ten-mile Gallery and discover the Cherry Blossoms of Wulingyuan.
Guizhou's natural scenery is at its greatest during spring and its colourful unique karst scenery is not to be missed.
Inner Mongolia has so many scenic attractions with Hulunbuir, Ordos, Oroqen, Tengger Desert, Greater Khingan Range, Grasslands, Lakes, Deserts and Forests. Inner Mongolia is suitable to visit all year round but Spring and Autumn is certainly the prime time to see the best scenery.
Summer is when there are the most tourists in Tibet. The scenery is the best, oxygen content is sufficient and the climate is pleasant. Accommodation and tickets for scenic spots should be booked in advance. UV rays in Tibet are very strong and we advise that sunscreen is vital.
Qinghai is the most fabulous from June to August, whether visiting Qinghai Lake or the dreamy Chaka Salt Lake this is the best season.
Silk Road (Xinjiang & Dunhuang)
Autumn is one of the best times to travel the Silk Road in particularly to Xinjiang and Dunhuang. Discover the mysteries of the ancient Silk Road and see the colours of fall at Xinjiang’s poplar forest and the wonderful sunrise and sunset in Dunhuang’s desert.
In autumn, Beijing exhibits elegance, clarity, simplicity, magnificence and purity. Famous author Lao She wrote in his book "Dream of Living", I don't know what heaven is like, but from my experience in life and my judgment, Beijing's autumn is heaven.”
Shanghai, Hangzhou & Jiangnan
Capture the enchantment and delights of Shanghai's autumn, see the golden Gingko trees at People's Avenue. Also make your way to Hangzhou's amazing West Lake and catch the autumn magic. Venture into Jiangnan which has always been considered most romantic in the season of autumn.
"Guilin's scenery is best among all under heaven.", which reveals the beautiful scenic spots in Guilin to the visitors. In June the temperatures are moderate and when it rains the weather is just right, you can enjoy the dreamy scenery of the Li River during the misty rain.