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Best Places to Visit in China in December

Although December is the low season for traveling, there are plenty of places worthy of being visited in China. Best Places to Visit in China in December here has listed the most suitable places to visit in December. Each of them has its own features. After one-year busy working, you may want to find some best places to relax and enjoy your holiday in December.

If you are from cold area, you should not miss Yunnan with mild temperature and sunny weather. While if you are from warm area, you may have a look at some northern cities like Beijing, Xian and Harbin to see the snow world. If you are fond of shopping, you are highly recommened to visit Hong Kong, known as the shopping paradise of China. December is the Christmas month and also near the New Year, there are year-end discounts in the shopping malls of Hong Kong.



Yunnan is located in Southwestern China, which is one of the most important birth places of Chinese Civilization. A well-designed Yunnan tour often includes Kunming tour to visit Stone Forest for karst landform, photography Yunan tour to Dongchuan for red solid, to Yuanyang for majesty man-made terrace fields, Dali tour to visit Dali Ancient Town as well the surrounding natural view with Bai’s ethnic history and culture, Xishuangbanna tour for tropical sightseeing, Lijiang and Shangri-la tour to view the wonderful Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau Natural view, including snow mountains, Forest park, highland grassland, as well Naxi and Tibet custom, ect.

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Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, has enjoyed the reputation of the 'Spring City' with beautiful natural scenery, brilliant historic sites, colorful ethnic customs, making it the top ten tourist hotspot cities in China, and the first to enter the Chinese excellent tourism city ranks. Kunming is abosolutely one of the best places to visit in China in December.

► Recommended Kunming Tour: 4 Days Kunming and Stone Forest Tour 


Hong Kong is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations which combines the Oriental tradition and Western cultures and attracts tourists from all over the world to visit. Hong Kong belongs to subtropical climate with annual average temperature up to 22.8 degrees. Winter here is warm and suits for a December tour. As one of best places to visit in China in December, Hongkong is the world-famous shopping paradise. There is a Big Selling Season around Christmas holiday in December : Hong Kong Christmas holiday is a golden time for shopping lovers. The big selling season with lots of discount in many brands is the most attractive thing for tourists who are crazy about shopping. Except for shopping, Hong Kong is also famous for the Disneyland, Ocean Park and Victoria Peak. It is a place that suits all the families.

► Recommended Hongkong Tour: 4 Days Hong Kong Classic Bus Tour

Best Places to Visit in China in December - Hong Kong


Beijing is the capital city of China with a profound history and a city that suits for traveling in the whole year. Beijing has four distinct seasons, and the winter lasts for three months. December to February of the following year is the coldest time in Beijing. If you come in December, you will have the chance to see the snow-covered Forbidden City and Great Wall which will bring you back to the ancient times and makes Beijing as one of the best places to visit in China in December.
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Harbin is a city of ice in northest of China, known as the Eastern Moscow. It has numerous cultural relics and historical sites, such as the Confucius Temple, Jile Temple, magnificent Saint Sophia Cathedral, Russia amorous feelings Central Avenue, Former Residence of Xiao Hong and so on. Also, there are more than 500 human natural landscapes, such as the Yabuli Ski Resort, Sun Island Park, Primeval Forest; all these along with Harbin surrounding Jingpo Lake, Five Connective Lakes, Zhalong Nature Reserve, constitute the unique characteristic tourism destination in northern China. Harbin will be the best place to visit in China in December.

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