Which destination we should start with for our first trip in 2016? Play with snow, go sightseeing meaningful historic and cultural sites or discover famous cuisine? Let’s step into those beautiful scenic spots together, enjoying the most charming part of them.
Jilin Province is embosomed with mountains on four sides and three of it faces water, and the natural landscape is very fascinating, especially in winter according to China travel guide. Jilin Rime together with mountains and rivers in Guilin, Yunnan Stone Forest and the Three Gorgesis are hailed as China’s four major natural wonders. The best observation spot for viewing Jilin Rime is Rime Island in the lower reaches of Songhua River, which is 35km away from downtown. Rime Island has a reputation for its dense and beautiful rime, weeping willows along the river are decorated with pure white and shinning frostwork which glitters as breeze swaying. What you should pay more attention is that from late December to the end of February next year is the best time to view the natural wonder.
There are dozens of hot springs on Changbai Mountain which has constant water yield, water temperature and water quality all year round featuring high mineral content. Since containing hydrogen sulphide and microelements, it’s called “sacred water”. Not to mention enjoy a hot spring among snowy landscape,creating mystic atmosphere of “Heavenly Bath”. Besides, Changbaishan region is covered by dense primeval forests, both road sides are lined with ancient pines and cypresses, seemed to be in ancient centuries. Strolling among old-growth trees, enjoy the natural oxygen bar to breath fresh air here. On the foot of Changbai mountain, it inhabited many Korean Nationality villages, you might as well go inside to experience traditioanl culture and minority customs that all linger to this day.
January is relatively quiet season for the Lijiang Ancient Town which is situated on the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, waiting quietly for the coming of tourist peak in spring. Lijiang is hailed as the “City of Love Affairs”, even it is a little bit exaggerated, only when you go there, you can discove its charm by yourself. Rich tourist resources make visitors linger on without any thought of leaving.
Macao enjoys the fame of “Oriental Monte Carlo” because of its flourishing gaming industry, injecting vigour into Macao’s development. Of course it owns numerous natural scenic spots, historical sites and delicious cuisine combined with Chinese and Western flavor attracting numerous tourists home and abroad for top China tours.
Known as “Pearl of this Orient”, Hong Kong is third largest financial center after London and New York. Hong Kong in winter is not only the shopping paradise but also the winter resort and food heaven.