Top 8 Things to Do in China

China is a world-famous travel destination, known for its splendid culture and brilliant scenery. So, what should you do if you travel to China on holiday? Top Asia Tour lists the top 8 things to do in China for your reference.


1. Walk up the Great Wall

As the saying goes "he who does not reach the Great Wall is not a true man." Climbing the Great Wall is undoubtedly the top 1 thing to do when traveling to China. Walking up the Great Wall, you can personally experience its greatness. The Great Wall was an ancient Chinese military fortification, with a total length of 21196.18 km.



Badaling Great Wall


Jinshanling Great Wall, Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Huanghuaheng Great Wall and JianKou Great Wall are the representative sections of the Great Wall and they are both located in Beijing city. Go to Beijing, choose a section to climb up, you will not be disappointed by the Great Wall.


2. Make friends with giant pandas of Chengdu

Giant pandas are the national treasure of China. When you come to China, don't miss the opportunity to get in touch with giant pandas and make friends with giant pandas. Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base, China's largest panda breeding base, enjoys a beautiful environment, complete facilities, and convenient transportation.


Giant Panda

Giant Panda


Here, visitors can watch pandas playing, eating, sleeping and other daily life states. The Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base is located on the third ring road in the northeast of Chengdu, adjacent to the city center. You can go back and forth on the same day, and there is a through bus. It is a perfect place for family trips.


3. Experience a Chinese high-speed train ride

High-speed trains refer to trains that can run continuously at high speeds. The maximum travel speed is generally above 200km/h. High-speed train is a modern high-speed transportation tool, which is a concentrated expression of the top science and technology of the train. China CRH series is China railway high-speed train series.



High-speed Train


In China, the High-speed train is very popular with tourists, because high-speed train is more comfortable and convenient than car and regular train. When traveling in China, you can choose to take the high-speed train to experience the feeling of high-speed driving.



4. Visit the Terracotta Warriors

When you arrive in Xi'an, it is natural to visit the Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, located in Qinling Town, Lintong District, Xi 'an, Shaanxi province, was established in November 1975.


Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors


The Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum of Qin Shihuang is also the largest ancient military museum in China. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum of Qin Shihuang has 3 terracotta warriors and horses pits.


5. Take a cruise along the Li River

The Li River Scenic Area is the world's largest and most beautiful karst landform and mountain water area. It is the essence of Guilin's scenery. Take a cruise along the beautiful and famous Li River and you will be amazed by the splendid scenery there.


Li River

Li River


Arriving in Guilin, the traditional tour of Li River is from Guilin to Yangshuo by cruise. Mopanshan Wharf is the starting point of the tour, 28 kilometers away from Guilin City. The best time to travel on the Li River is from April to October each year. This time is the peak period of travel.


6. Sample a hot pot in Sichuan

Speaking of hot pot, many people are familiar with it. Nowadays, it has become more and more popular among Chinese, and even captured the recognition and love of a large number of foreigners. Hot pot is a delicacy that can be eaten in spring, summer, autumn and winter.


hot pot

Hot Pot


So foodies who come to China, don't miss the Sichuan hot pot. A hot pot trip to Chengdu must be a very necessary and worthwhile thing to do. The secret to the deliciousness of hot pot lies in its soup base. There are many types of hot pot soup bases on the market today, including clear soup base, spicy soup base, tomato soup base, etc. If you can’t eat spicy food, you can order the light pot.


7. Cruise the Three Gorges

When the Yangtze River flows through the eastern edge of the Sichuan Basin, it dashes through the lofty mountains and rushes to form a magnificent, majestic, unparalleled grand canyon, namely the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. It consists of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge.


Yangtze River Cruise


The steep passage of four hundred miles contains endless beautiful scenery and is the most beautiful and magnificent landscape gallery on the Yangtze River. The most suitable season to visit the Three Gorges is spring and autumn, when the climate is mild and the sun is shining brightly. Whether it is green trees or autumn leaves, they are very beautiful.


8. Visit the Potala Palace

The Potala Palace in Lhasa is the highest temple in the world. It is a building integrating temples, palaces, and offices, and its historical and religious significance is very profound. Located on the Mabuli Mountain in the northwest of Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Potala Palace is the largest and most complete ancient palace complex in Tibet.


Potala Palace

Potala Palace


The Potala Palace is the holy place of Tibetan Buddhism (Gelu Sect), which attracts countless pilgrims and tourists to visit here every year. In December 1994, UNESCO listed it as a world cultural heritage. You should not miss visiting the Potala Palace.




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