Best Places to Visit in China in December here has listed the most suitable places to visit in December. Each of them has different special features. Staying in crowded urban full of people and vehicle, it is better to go to a trip for December, for those mountains, water and other charm of the branches. The following will recommend best place for winter vocation like hot spring in Tengchong, and Hong Kong.
1. Tengchong Hot Spring, Yunnan Province
The reasons go in December:
Tengchong county is located in the southwest of Baoshan city of Yunnan province, its west is adjacent to Burma, and was a crossroads of the ancient southwest silk road in the history. Tengchong county is the state of the famouss overseas Chinese hometown, culture and the famous jade distribution center, is also the provincial famous historical and cultural city. Tengchong in the western Han dynasty was called Dianyue, and in the medium-term of Dali kingdom Tengchong mansion was established. Due to the important geographical location, all previous dynasties are heavily garrisoned in Tengchong, Ming dynasty also built the stone town.
Tengchong is one of three geothermal areas in China, national AAAAA level scenic spots. The territory of the geothermal temperature is very high, the steam is quite a lot; hydrothermal activity is quite strong in domestic. Its territory have pot, gas spring, fountain, hot spring of 88 sites, each spring have some hot water exposed again. Among them, located in the geothermal center of the county, Tengchong Rehai (Hot Pot) is the best spring in its landscape, water temperature, and volume of the spring in Tengchong county, and it is one of the most important national geothermal volcanic scenic spot in China.
The most typical attraction in Rehai is Dagunguo (Big Boiling Bowl). It's more than three meters in diameter, depth of 1.5 meters, water temperature of 102 ℃ at the bottom, the side water temperature of 96.6 ℃. Hot water is ejected intermittently into the nearby streams with a thunderous roar. The water in the hot spring contains a wide variety of minerals. Day and night it boils, and steam. In the public baths river, there is a fault zone and a great river cross form cascades roaring waterfalls, there are a dozen hot springs, air springs bursting out day and night, and water vapor makes the smoke like fog. Now, with several nursing homes, bathroom, and set up some entertainment facilities, there are many tourists come to travel.
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2. Hong Kong
The reasons go in December:
Hong Kong belongs to subtropical climate. Hong Kong annual average temperature is higher, up to 22.8 degrees; the weather is easy to be affected by the monsoon. Autumn is cool, winter is warm, summer is heat, and spring is wet. Hong Kong autumn is beautiful, wearing shirts, sweaters, and light coat walking along broad beautiful Victoria harbor in Hong Kong, or make a hiking to Lamma Island where has the cool wind blowing gently, warm and comfortable.
Winter in Hong Kong is mild without harsh weather and strong wind. Snow is unheard of in Hong Kong and frost occurs only one once or twice a year. Crisp, clear days, with little rain, do make winter a viable time to visit Hong Kong and much more enjoyable than the hot and sticky summers.
There is a Big Selling Season around Christmas holiday: 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. Just keep careful about the crowded streets.
These are the highly recommended places to visit in China in December.