5 Best China Tourist Destinations in January

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The Chinese New Year is coming soon in February, January is the coldest month in Northern of China, if you are interested in ice and snow, Beijing, Harbin and Jilin Tourist Destinations is the first choice. You can experience great winter scenery and ski resorts in northern China, If you are looking for warm destination in china, Hot cities: Hong Kong, ShenZhen, Guangzhou...etc.

Pls See our Top 10 Ski Resorts for inspiration.

1: Harbin - Yabuli International Ski Resort

January is the best time to travel to Harbin due to the cold weather, Yabuli International Ski Resort Yabuli Ski Resort is situated in Harbin of Heilongjiang Province and has the reputation for being the best ski resort in China. Changbaishan Wanda International Resort Within Wanda International Resort is Asia’s best facilitated ski resort, Skiing is another popular activity. There are several ski resorts around Harbin, and the top three are Yabuli Ski Center, Erlongshan Ski Resort, and Jihua Ski Resort.

Yabuli International Ski Resort

If you are interested in skiing, Harbin destinations is an ideal place. There are several ski resorts around Harbin: Ice and Snow World, Stalin Park, and Yabuli Ski Resort. But our recommendations are skiing at and enjoying hot springs at Badaling, and Shijinglong Ski Resort (one of the best ski resorts in China), and having fun on the frozen lake in Xiadu Park.

2: Beijing - Nanshan Ski Resort

Nanshan Ski Resort The Nanshan Ski Resort first opened its doors to ski lovers in 2001 and has since been one of the largest ski resorts in northern China. The ski resort currently has 21 trails suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers.

Nanshan Ski Resort

The best period to visit the rice terraces lasts from December to March (when the rice terraces are irrigated but without crops), and January is the best month. In January the weather is stable, with bright sunshine in the daytime and thick fog in the early morning. Seas of clouds on the terraces are most likely to be seen in January. And you can see the special red rice terraces due to the red duckweed in the water.

3: Lijiang - Jade Dragon Mountain Ski Resort

Jade Dragon Mountain Ski Resort The Jade Dragon Mountain Ski Resort is the highest ski resort situated 4,700 meters above sea level. Although the mountains are covered in snow all year round the prime season is from November until May. The scenery from the mountain is absolutely amazing and you can have a complete view of Lijiang from the resort’s ski slopes and not to mention after the skiing is done you can make time to explore the magical and ancient Lijiang.

Jade Dragon Mountain Ski Resort

Different from many famous Ski Resort, the Jade Dragon Mountain Ski Resort has breathtaking views of a pure white world. The famous scene "the seas of cloud" is more likely to be seen in winter. And the sunrises and sunsets on the mountains are very splendid. You can enjoy the scenery by yourself most of the time, unlike in the overcrowded summer.

4: Chengdu - Xiling Snow Mountain Resort

Xiling Snow Mountain Resort in Chengdu is famed for its alpine ski slopes and opens for the ski season in December. The resort has gained the name “The Oriental Alps” and remains one of the most popular destinations for skiing. Xiling resort has 7 international ski trails for skiers who love a challenge and attracts visitors from across the globe with its ideal scenery.

Xiling Snow Mountain Resort

Skiing is another main tourist theme in Chengdu City, and the best ski resorts are Xiling Snow Mountain Resort. You can also discover ethnic culture in Chengdu as it's one of the key cities of the Manchu minority.

5: Warm Destinations in January Hongkong, Macau, Shenzhen, Guangzhou...

In these modern cities, the sales promotions last from December to January due to Christmas Day and Chinese New Year. You can travel to Hong Kong or Shenzhen with your shopping list and enjoy a bountiful and delightful shopping tour in January, Top 10 Hong Kong tours Packages, pls check our Hong Kong Tours page,  For a great experience of the city its best to check out our Hong Kong travel guide section or check out some of our best Hong Kong tours packages. 

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