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As the third largest country in the world, China has 34 administrative provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities covering hundreds of cities and thousands of attractions. Difficult to find the right place to go? No worry, we have made it easy for you.
Since we are local and know China well, we take you to explore the best of bests. We have collected more than 70 tourist destinations which are most classic, impressive, featured cities, provinces, or regions, then diligently designed more than 300 trips that combine different themes, variety experience, value and convenience from north to south, west to east, mountains to the prairies, cities to the villages, rivers to the lakes. So no matter the wild nature, authentic culture or ancient historical sites you search – we are already there.
Beijing and Xian are famous as the capital cities of ancient China which dominate many world heritages, such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Terra-cotta Warriors. Shanghai and Hong Kong offer you the chance to experience the hug contrast of the past and present. While in Guilin or Yangtze, you can have the most relaxing cruise while enjoy the pleasant landscape. Don’t miss the hometown of Giant Panda Chengdu where you can also taste the famous Sichuan Cuisine. Yunnan province is also a wonderful place to go to see the ethnic culture, ancient cities, and clean weather. Maybe you are planning to take the once in a lifetime trip to the last pure land on earth – Tibet? Want to discover something different? Come to the ancient Silk Road!
Locate the ideal places to go on our China travel map. Just click on the destination you wish to visit on the interactive map of China below. On the map, you can find the location of cities, and learn its nearby and estimate the distance. After click in, you not only get the detailed travel information about this destination, including things to do, hotels, maps, weather, transportation, but also get recommended tour packages that can be customized according to your specific requirements.
In Inner Mongolia, visit the most popular cities Hohhot, Baotou, Ordos, Hulunbuir with famous grasslands! Other highlights like Resonant Sand Bay & Mausoleum of Genghis Khan are included.View More
Lanzhou played a very important role in Chinese history. It used to be an important stop along the Silk Road as well as the head of the famous Hexi Corridor. Gansu is not only a tourist city, but also a convenient transfer hub.View More
Kaili, the center city of Southeast of Guizhou, riches in ethnic minority cultures and gathers many different ethnic minority groups, especially the Miao group. As many major ethnic festivals hold around here, Kaili is the best place to enjoy ethnic traditions and customs by visiting various ethnic villages.View More
Jingdezhen, the world-famed Porcelain Capital of China, has a 1700-year history of ceramic making and a rich cultural heritage. A tour to Jingdezhen is perfect for Chinese porcelain and ceramic lovers.
Occupying a prominent position of royal Taoist Mountain, Mt. Wudang is situated in the northwest of Hubei Province. Connected with Taoism, Wudang Kungfu was formed here.Featuring ancient building complex, there are kinds of temples and palaces in Wudangshan for viewing.View More
Chongqing, called the mountain city, is overlooking the Yangtze River and Jialing River. It often serves as the starting point for scenic boat trips down the Yangtze River through Three Gorges and the Three Gorges Dam.
Located in central west of Yunnan Province, Dali the Bai Autonomous Prefecture features its Ancient Town and landmark buildings-Three Pagodas. The famous must-sees Cangshan Mountain & Erhai Lake like a pair to present you what is harmonious fusion of nature.View More
Famous for the finest scenery under Heaven, Guilin is like an epitome of traditional Chinese painting with a world of unique karst landscapes, rivers and countryside. It is also the paradise for cruising, cycling, etc.View More
Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province is the best transfer city to enter Guizhou and explore ethnic minority cultures. While making a short stay in Guiyang is worthwhile to Qingyan Ancient Town with typical stone house, the city landmark-Jiaxiu Tower and more scenic sport for you to discover.View More
Harbin, the Ice City of China, is one of the best winter destinations.The famous International Ice and Snow Festival attracts millions of travelers both home and abroud every year.View More
The city of Heaven, is one of the ancient capitals of China with the most magnificent scenery. The picturesque West Lake, time-honored Lingyin Temple will show you more than the natural beauty but also mysterious legends.View More
The ancient scrolls of Chinese landscape paintings of high mountains, ancient pines, bizarre rocks, and seas of clouds come alive here. With a side trip to Xidi, Hongcun ancient Villages, you can experience the most of Yellow Mountain area.
Known as the capital city of six dynasties in ancient Chinese history, Nanjing has a brilliant cultural heritage including mausoleums, temples, museums, classical gardens and many other historical and cultural sites.View More
The mysterious pearl on the holy Qinghai Tibet Plateau features both in stunning plateau natural landscape, as well as long last ethnic culture and Buddhism history. Let’s enjoy the amazing Qinghai Lake and start your Qinghai Tibet Railway Experience here.View More
Jinan is the capital city of Shandong province. Taking a trip to Jinan city, you will not only enjoy the famous Baotu Spring and Daming Lake in the city center, but can also take a side trip to the nearby Mount Tai and the birthplace of Confucius.View More
A special blend of modern life, Chinese & colonial history, and creative artistry bestows Shanghai with a magical atmosphere. Better city, better life - that's Shanghai's motto after the 2010 World Expo.View More
This key gateway city linking Hong Kong and Mainland China is appealing to witness the miracle of China's incredible development for 30 years and have a brand new look of potential creativity and designing of young Chinese!View More
Suzhou, regarded as the heaven on earth, is famous for historical significance and beautiful landscape gardens. It is worth paying a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the silk factory to appreciate the best of Chinese gardens and fine silk.View More
Wuhan is the capital of China Hubei province and a major port on the Yangtze River. Visitors come to Wuhan not only to explore the ancient history and thriving present, but also to take a relaxing Yangtze cruise.View More
Xiamen, the southeastern port city of Fujian Province, is praised as the most romantic leisure city of China for the spectacular scenery in Gulangyu Island. Also unique cultural & historic experiences in nearby Fujian Tulou, Nanputuo Temple are available.View More
Enjoy the riverside landscape and on-board activities on a cruise ship. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation on-board or a fast paced trip full of shore excursions, Yangtze River cruise is your choice.View More
Yichang, located in Hubei Province, is the best gateway to Three Gorges and Three Gorges Dam. You could take the 5 days upstream or 4 days downstream Yangtze cruise from/to Yichang.View More
See the Hallelujah Mountian in REAL! Zhangjiajie, in the northwest of Hunan Province, is famous for its featured landscapes, such as the deep valleys, magnificent mountain ranges and grotesque stone pillars.View More
Jiuzhaigou is reputed to be the most gorgeous waterscape in the world. It is a perfect combination of movement & stillness, a great mixture of clearness & colorfulness. Its emerald lakes, spectacular layered waterfalls, colorful forests, snow-capped mountains,Tibetan & Qiang minority culture...View More
Qingdao is one of the most popular destination for trips in Shandong. While visit Qingdao, you will not only appreciate the beautiful scenery of the sea and beaches, but also enjoy the world-famous Tsingtao beer.View More
Fuzhou, the bustling capital of Fujian Province, is usually the first place of this region you visit besides Xiamen. It has an eclectic mix of modern skyscrapers combined with historical blocks and ancient temples.View More
Lijiang, capital of Naxi Kingdom, is located in the northwest of Yunnan province. Special highlights include Lijiang Old Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge with hiking experience, Naxi Dongba culture exploration...View More
Renowned for the World Heritage Site - Hani Rice Terraces, Yuanyang County in Yunnan is a paradise for best natural landscape, which attracts thousands of tourists worldwide to indulge in Yuanyang. Nearby place Jianshui is also a must-see.View More
Kunming, known as the "Eternal Spring City", is the capital of Yunnan province. It gathers multiple ethnic minority groups, combining different cultures and customs. Easy transfer to Dongchuan Red Land, Yuanyang Rice Terrace etc.View More
The Lost Horizon Shangri-La, an earthly paradise, is located in Diqing, Yunnan Province. Traveling here, you'll lose yourselves in old towns, Buddhist monasteries, picturesque lakes, the breathtaking beauty and the hospitality of unsophisticated Tibetan people...View More
As the capital of Henan province, Zhengzhou is known for ancient capitals in 8 dynasties. Stroll city to be immersed in ancient culture and history; Tour around to Shaolin Temple and be fascinated by the extensive Shaolin Kung Fu. Also Zhengzhou is a junction city, easy to transfer to Luoyang, Beijing and Shanghai.View More
Having formally been a Portuguese colony over 400 years, Macau is the only place in the world where you have such as distinct mix of Eastern and Western culture and a unique combination of rich Chinese culture and Portuguese heritage.View More
It's depend on your interests, budget and dates to choose the destination. If you have a week or more, you can travel to some large provinces, such as Tibet, Yunnan, Gansu, Shandong, etc. If you are seeking for a city break, just choose a short city tour package which usually takes 3~5 days. If you can't find the cities you are interested in on our website, please feel free to contact us. Our experienced travel experts can help you customize your own trip to any city in China.
[Important] Travel News for Expats: China travel is reopening now! Travel with China Discovery and learn about where to visit & requirements for each destination! Read Details >