Travelling from Russia to China is very convenient and if you have holidays, why not go and visit China? China is much different from Russia and has wonderful places for visiting, and travelling in China would never let you down.
For your upcoming to China, we has made this China travel plan to help you make your own China travel plan. Remember 5 big things to figure out: flight from China to Russia, apply for Chinese visa in Russia, when to visit China, where to go and where to see in China, how many days to stay in China.
(Longji Rice Terrace/ Guilin)
When should I visit China? What is the best time to visit China? These two questions are frequently asked by travelers, and here we would tell you when to visit China.
► For Russian travelers, we suggest you travel to China from April to October. In this time, the weather is not cold, and natural sceneries are in the best. While in winter time, China is cold, thought it is not so cold as Russia, and the weather is not favorable for travelling.
(Mount Huangshan/ Huangshan)
|Best time to visit China: from April to October.|
|Golden time to visit China: September and October, but please avoid the National Day( October 1- October 7) due to tremendous travelers crowded in attractions.|
|Worst time to visit China: December to February.|
► Here we also recommend some places to visit in different time when you travel to China from Russia.
Best places to visit in China in March, April & May:
Best places to visit in China in June, July & August:
Best places to visit in China in September, October & November:
Best places to visit in China in December, January & December:
Some Russian travelers may be familiar with China, but most of you do not know much about China tour. Therefore we would like to introduce some wonderful places to visit in China.
► Where to go in China? Here introduces some interesting cites for you.
(Mount Huashan/ Xian)
|Top 10 tourist cities in China: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Lijiang, Lhasa.|
|Most beautiful places in China: Jiuzhaigou, Guilin, Zhangjiajie, Hangzhou, Lijiang.|
|Top foodie cities in China: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong.|
► What to see in China? China has so many great sceneries for you and you may need to pick some for your China travel.
(The Forbidden City/ Beijing)
|Top 10 attractions in China: the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Jiuzhai Valley, Potala Palace, Yangtze River, Li River, West Lake, Yellow Mountain, the Bund.|
|Famous historical and cultural sites in China: the Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, Mogao Grottoes, Humble Administrator's Garden, Shaolin Temple, Wuzhen Water Town, Pingyao Ancient Town.|
► Recommended cities to go
|Beijing: no reasons for you to miss Beijing. It is such a great place with much to see, like the magnificent Forbidden City and the grand Great Wall. Still you could go to explore Chinese culture, like watching Kongfu Show and Beijing Opera.|
|Xian: never miss Terracotta Warriors. I bet you have heard of Terracotta Warriors, which is regarded as the 8th Wonder in the World.|
|Chengdu: Chinese giant panda and delicious Chengdu food are two highlights of Chengdu. You won’t say no to those cute pandas, and they are superstars in the world.|
(Zhangye Danxia Landscape/ Zhangye)
You know China is a wonderful country with various beautiful attractions, and you could spend many days in China as you like.
► If you have only 5-7 days, you could visit 2-3 places like Beijing+Xian , or have a deep tour in 1 place like Beijing.
► If you have over 10 days, there are many interesting places for you to visit, like Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, and Shanghai.
► In order to help you figure out how many days to stay in China and work out a great China tour itinerary, here we list some China tour itineraries for you.
► 11 Days Beijing-Xian-Zhangjiajie-Shanghai Group
(Zhangjiajie National Forest Park/ Zhangjiajie)
|Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Zhangjiajie, Shanghai.|
|Highlight attractions: Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund.|
|Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangtze River, Shanghai.|
|Highlight attractions: the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Xian City Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Li River Cruise, Elephant Trunk Hill, Yangtze River Cruise, the Bund.|
(Guangzhou City View)
From Russia to China, you could take train or take flight, and the best way from Russia to China is by flight, because it takes much less time.
|Distance from Moscow to Beijing: 5,790 km.|
|Flight type from Russia to China: connecting flights, nonstop flights.|
|Flight time from Russia to China: + 7 hours.|
|Major arrival cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong.|
|Major departure city in Russia: Moscow.|
► Flight from Moscow to China: this information is only for reference, and you may need to check real-time information.
|Distance||Flight Type||Flight Time||Notes|
|Moscow-Beijing||6,937 km||nonstop flights||7 h 30 min||18:45 Russian Time-07:15 China Time|
|Moscow-Shanghai||6,813 km||nonstop flights||8 h 45 min||17:10 Russian Time-06:55 China Time|
|Moscow-Guangzhou||7,008 km||nonstop flights||9 h||21:10 Russian Time-11:10 China Time|
|Moscow-Hong Kong||7,136 km||nonstop flights||9 h 25 min||19:20 Russian Time-09:45 China Time|
|Type of visa: tourist visa(L-visa).|
Where to apply for Chinese Visa in Russia:
|Visa collection: 5 work days after the application day for the regular.|
Visa fee( Russian citizens):
Consular Section of Chinese Embassy in Russia:
When you are planning a trip to China, you may have this question: should I travel to China on my own or join a group. Here we will analyze the advantages and disadvantages for you.
Travel on you own:
Join a group:
To plan a trip to China from Russia, you also need guidance for preparation before your China tour, and tips while visiting China.
|What to pack: bring those important papers like passport, and Chinese visa, and pack necessary clothes and items like camera.|
|China tour reviews and feedbacks: if you don’t know where to visit, go and read other travelers’ reviews and feedbacks.|
|China travel guide books: save your hard work in collecting information about China tours, and read them when needed.|
|Phone and internet usage in China: you would like to know where to buy SIM card, how to use VPN, and where free WIFI is available in China.|