China Winter Tour Destinations

Snow or sunshine? China Winter Tour Destinations would like to show you where to play with chilly ice and pure white snow and how to find a place to enjoy the warm winter sunshine.
Best places to visit in winter in China

China Snow Town

China Snow Town, official name Bimodal Forest Farm. It is the top winter destination in China. As the No. 1 snow town in China, Bimodal Forest Farm is located northeast direction of Harbin, about 5 hrs driving from Harbin to there. The exact location will be an intersection of Zhangguangcai mountain and Laoye mountain (both are belonged to Mt. Changbaishan Range).The cold air from Lake Baikal and oceanic warming wet airflow from Japanese waters meet each other frequently here, and the climate of forest also functions, thus from Oct to Apr next year, this area is covered by snow. The period of snow falling lasts 7 months one year. The height of the snow covers can reach 2 meters. Because of its unique climate, the Snow Town is a fairy land which could not be copied in other place in the world.
China Winter Tour Destinations - China Snow Town

Harbin, Heilongjiang

Located in the northeastern China, Harbin is the ice paradise. Touring this city in winter, it will be a so good opportunity to join the cold but joyful International Ice & Snow Festival and appreciate the lived ice sculptures, to experience the so exciting snow sports and ski in the biggest skiing resort of China - Yabuli Ski Resort.

International Ice & Snow Festival will be held from 5th Jan to 5th Feb, it is one of the world's four largest ice and snow festivals, along with Japan Sapporo Snow Festival, Canada Quebec City Winter Carnival, and Norway Ski Festival.

Other Recommended Attractions in Harbin: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Ji Le Temple, Harbin New Synagogue
China Winter Tour Destinations-Harbin Ski Resort


Beijing

As the political and cultural centre of China, Beijing has so much to offer. It has abundant historical and imperial relics, rich in natural and cultural resources, it is an ideal tourist destinations for all the year round. What is the specialty of the Beijing in winter? Like other northern cities in China, it is cold, it snows in winter, but the high fever of the big Spring Festival brings some warm air to this frozen city in the deep winter. Red lanterns, festival couplets and lion dances, crowed fairs, etc. Enjoy China in the most typical Chinese Way.

The Spring Festival of 2013 will be last from 9th Feb to 25th Feb, 2013.

Recommended Attractions in Beijing: Great Walls, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Hutong
China Winter Tour Destinations-Forbidden City Winter View


Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan), Anhui

Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan) is a well-known summer resort, but it is also renowned for its rime, silver ice hung, white snow scene and the spectacular clouds sea. The winter scene of Yellow Mountain is incomparable, an old poetry even praised that “Good to travel in four season and winter rival the best”.

Covered by thick snow, Yellow Mountain seems to become a pure white world. In noon, tourists may have chance to enjoy the clear and melodious sound of ice hung that fell on the ground. It is the very sound, along with sound of waterfall, soughing of the wind in the pines and the muffled sound of the moving clouds of sea, the 4 grand sounds of Mt. Huangshan.

Other Recommended Attractions in Huangshan: Xidi Village, Hongcun Village, Shexian County
China Winter Tour Destinations-Yellow Mountain in Winter


Hong Kong/Macau

Hong Kong is the city that well combined the traditional Chinese custom and western cultural elements. It has Lantau Grand Buddha, Ocean Park, Repulse Bay and Disneyland, it has authentic local handicrafts, fashion shoes, clothes and luxuries, it has discounted season…it has varied types of attractions to meet different requests of tourists. And many people came here to spend their Spring Festival and Christmas. Winter in Hong Kong may not so hard to get through.

Macau, as well as Hong Kong, is a cultural communication spot between China and western countries. With fine and pleasant weather even in winter, it is an ideal place to enjoy the Portuguese architectures, wild open entertainment playgrounds and taste local dishes and Dim Sum.

The Spring Festival of 2013 will be last from 9th Feb to 25th Feb, 2013.

Other Recommended Attractions in Macau: Ruins of St. Paul's, A-Ma Temple, Maritime Museum 
China Winter Tour Destinations-Hong Kong Night View


Sanya, Hainan

Sanya is an enchanting holiday resort. Warm sunshine, mild and pleasant weather, abundant natural and cultural tourist resources, all of which made this area one of the most attractive winter resort attracted people from all over the world to escape from the dark cold winter.

In this winter-free island, the 3 great beach sites you would not wanna miss. Yalong Bay, Sanya Bay and Dadonghai Beach, with white sandy beach, pure sea water and soft waves, all three of them are ideal places for strolling, swimming, diving and water skiing, etc.

Other Recommended Attractions in Sanya: Wuzhizhou Island, Nanwan Monkey Island, West Island
China Winter Tour Destinations-Wuzhizhou Island
The above are the highly recommended winter tour destinations in China. But travelling to different places would cost differently. Travel to Harbin and Sanya in winter is quite expensive, as winter is the best season to visit the two places. But traveling to Beijing or Huangshan is less expensive than other time period. You can choose an appropriate place for your winter vocation.

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