1. World Map/
  2. Asia/
  3. China/
  4. China Travel Info.

Travel to China

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
China, the fourth largest country in the world, offers an endless variety of fulfilling and interesting attractions, including hundreds of ancient relics sites; countless museums; beautiful and interesting caves, gardens, grottos, lakes, mountains, rivers and waterfalls, as well as timeless monasteries, temples and villages.

Iineraries must include Beijing, with its over 100 cultural and scenic spots; sparkling Shanghai, the largest city; the Terra Cotta Warriors in Shaanxi province; a Yangtze River boat tour, and of course, the Great Wall of China.

When visiting here, please note that the Chinese are now aggressively enjoying personal travel and tourism to the highest levels in their history, and many of the major attractions can be crowded, with long lines. The Forbidden City is one example and hours may be spent just waiting to enter.

Regardless, in China, as an old saying goes, "Patience is a Virtue," and for those who follow that logic, they will certainly be rewarded.

CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:

GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Calling Code: 86
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: China is a very large country, with a broad range of weather.

    Autumn, September to early October, is generally the favored time for many people. The temperatures are comfortable and rainfall is minimal.

    Summer, from June to the end of August, can be extremely hot and this period is also the rainy season. Conversely, winter can be incredibly cold, especially in the northern part of China.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS: TOURISM TRANSPORTATION:
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • China Travel Advice and Warnings

About China

Trending on WorldAtlas

China provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions & their capitals

Region Capital
Anhui Hefei
Beijing Beijing
Chongqing Chongqing
Fujian Fuzhou
Gansu Lanzhou
Guangdong Guangzhou
Guangxi Nanning
Guizhou Guiyang
Hainan Haikou
Hebei Shijiazhuang
Heilongjiang Harbin
Henan Zhengzhou
Hubei Wuhan
Hunan Changsha
Inner Mongolia Hohhot
Jiangsu Nanjing
Jiangxi Nanchang
Jilin Changchun
Liaoning Shenyang
Ningxia Yinchuan
Qinghai Xining
Shaanxi Xi'an
Shandong Jinan
Shanghai Shanghai
Shanxi Taiyuan
Sichuan Chengdu
Tianjin Tianjin
Xinjiang Urumqi
Xizang (Tibet Autonomous Region) Lhasa
Yunnan Kunming
Zhejiang Hangzhou

Countries of Asia

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.