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Top Places to Go in June in China

In China, June marks the beginning of summer when the stunning natural beauties are paired with bulk festival activities. In some remote or mountainous areas, the weather will be comfortable enough for outdoor adventures. Just scroll down to get inspired by our list of best places to go in June in C...

Top Places to Go in June in China

Top Attractions along the Silk Road

Spreading more than 4000km, the Silk Road boasts various land-forms. It will offer you a unparalleled trip that is 10 times the value of some common tours. The time from May to October is perfect time when the temperatures hover around 20 – 30 degree. And this cool and bright weather makes for...

Top Attractions along the Silk Road

Travelling Around the Surrounding Hidden Places during the Qingming Festival

The weather is getting warmer, and it’s a good time to go out for travelling! Plan your Spring trip before the upcoming 3 days Qingming holiday. If you don’t want to take off from work, you can explore your city’s surroundings. We have discovered a few good places, such as the ancient charm around B...

Travelling Around the Surrounding Hidden Places during the Qingming Festival

Discover Spring that Hidden in These Splendid Towns of China

Is there anything more comfortable than wandering around in a small town during the warm Spring when flowers blossom? A small town with a quaint charm can always give people the feeling of traveling in time. Today, we have chosen 6 small towns suitable for visiting in spring for you. You may be able...

Discover Spring that Hidden in These Splendid Towns of China

Learn Tibetan Culture through Their Festivals

January to February The snowy area in winter is really cold from high places, but Lhasa with plenty of sunlight is not as cold as imagined. The Tibetan New Year is very lively, but if you are not good at playing with the locals, you will feel depressed and boring, because even shops that specialize ...

Learn Tibetan Culture through Their Festivals

Recommended Spring Travel Routes

Happy News!!! The Covid-19 cases in the middle and high-risk areas has cleared to zero! It’s time to arrange the next trip for yourself after spending the Spring Festival at home. The beautiful scenery of spring is just the right season to travel. Qingming Festival/May Day holiday is coming. H...

Recommended Spring Travel Routes

Top 17 Travel Experiences in Tibet

1.Potala Palace Although the Potala Palace is unlikely to be the place where you will meet Tibet for the first time, the idea of “I’m finally in Tibet” still comes into your mind. No one will deny that the beauty of the snow-capped mountains and holy lakes is even more impressive and unforgett...

Top 17 Travel Experiences in Tibet

Where Would You Travel to on the Beautiful March?

Appreciate the Time-limited Breathtaking Scenery Nyingchi, Tibet March to April What will Tibet impress you most? If the answer is blue sky, white cloud and snow-capped mountain, then Nyingchi will definately give you an impression of beautiful dreamland full of surprises. Nyingchi is the only place...

Where Would You Travel to on the Beautiful March?

Top 17 Travel Experiences in Xinjiang

  1.South Xinjiang Bazar “Bazar” (巴扎) is a word that will raise your lips when you read. Bazar not only has a dazzling array of goods and gorgeously dressed locals, but also is a good place to concentrate on disappearing businesses, ancient laws of value and laws of integrity. There...

Top 17 Travel Experiences in Xinjiang

Recommended Travel Destinations During the March and April

The in-situ New Year policy that China has been implemented for the epidemic has a great effect. Thus, traveling around will also be popular in domestic. Spring is coming! Why not make your travel plan immediately to welcome the great 2021! We have sorted out several itineraries suitable for travel ...

Recommended Travel Destinations During the March and April

Traditional Chinese Customs to Celebrate CNY

Chinese New Year is coming soon! How to spend the most important holiday in China? We believe that you are interested in the traditional Chinese customs during this time, let’s take a look at the traditions, etiquette and taboos that make this celebration so special. Spring festival couplets At the ...

Traditional Chinese Customs to Celebrate CNY

Look deep into the World Heritage Site in the Off-season

Travelers always tend to avoid visiting the great Northwest in winter since they believe it is desolation in this period. But we want to tell you that when you come to Gansu during the off-season to visit the grottoes, you will not only have discounted tickets and no worry about being crowded, but a...

Look deep into the World Heritage Site in the Off-season

One Month Left! How to Spend a Special Chinese New Year?

The Chinese New Year is coming, have you decided how to spend this special moment with your family? Imagine that every one of your family going out to a place where all of you have never been to, doing something special and eating the local delicacies together, you will have no other worries and onl...

One Month Left! How to Spend a Special Chinese New Year?

From an ancient historical capital to a “Net Celebrity” city-Defining Xi’an in a different way

When it comes to the perfect combination of fashion and ancient charm, Xi’an must be on the list! Walking on the street, you will not only feel the traces of history, but also be attracted by the food and entertainment activities on every corner. If you have a travel plan, don’t hesitate! At present...

From an ancient historical capital to a “Net Celebrity” city-Defining Xi’an in a different way

Yunnan-A Must-Visit Wonderland in Winter

If you ask me where is the life I desired to live? My answer must be “Yunnan”. Located far south of the clouds, Yunnan is just like a dream attracting our hearts. Wind, flowers, snow, moon, snow-capped mountains, grasslands, rivers… God has an unconcealable bias towards Yunnan. You...

Yunnan-A Must-Visit Wonderland in Winter

Harbin Tourism: Four Classic City Walk Routes

A city walk is prepared for those tourists who like taking photos, enjoying splendid culture and exploring breathtaking landscapes. Here winter comes and it’s Harbin’s peak tourist season. So, we will provide four best urban-walk routes, which are private. The first route: Saint Sophia C...

Harbin Tourism: Four Classic City Walk Routes

Daocheng Yading Travel Guide

If you have missed the autumn landscape in September in Xinjiang, then you shouldn’t miss the scenic spot of Daocheng, Yading in October. Every mid-October on, you will gradually enter a colorful fairy tale world from north to south of Sichuan and Chongqing area. Without crowds of tourists, you can ...

Daocheng Yading Travel Guide

Top 5 Self-driving Routes in China (II)-Western Sichuan Circuit

Last time, we have discussed the landscapes along Fujian Coastline, today, Joy China Tour is excited to share the second self-driving travel routes in National Holiday besides Xinjiang: Western Sichuan Circuit. Follow us to check out more!  That’s a bad underestimate to take the Western Sichuan circ...

Top 5 Self-driving Routes in China (II)-Western Sichuan Circuit

Top 10 Yunnan Ethnic Ancient Towns & Villages

Located in the plateau, Yunnan boasts the breath-taking scenery and unparalleled ancient towns & villages, and splendid local ethnic cultures. Human settlements could be found in many flatlands hidden in pleasant environments, which have gradually grown into those beautiful towns. Due to the lac...

Top 10 Yunnan Ethnic Ancient Towns & Villages

Free! Half Price! Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Explore China on the Cheap in Second Half of 2020

The admission tickets are too expensive for you? Have not had a good exploration of China? Get blocked in China due to the COVID-19? Then it’s the best time to discover China! Free, Half Price, the attractions all over China are introducing the favorable policies on the admission tickets, most of wh...

Free! Half Price! Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Explore China on the Cheap in Second Half of 2020

The 10 Weirdest Landscapes in China

While those awe-inspiring man-made attractions provide people a lot of entertainment, nothing is as creative as nature. China is a noble destination around the globe boasting plenty of bizarre landscapes, check out the 10 Weirdest one in China here, how many have you seen?   Zhangye Danxia Land...

The 10 Weirdest Landscapes in China

9 Photos That Will Inspire You to Explore the Silk Road

The Silk Road played an important role in Chinese history. Anyone who claims to understand Chinese history must know that the Silk Road was also a significant factor behind the flourishing periods of the Han and Tang Dynasties. It covers plenty of historical sites that will give you lots of informat...

9 Photos That Will Inspire You to Explore the Silk Road

What Kind of Experience Can Be Called a Life-time Journey? The Northwestern China Circuit

The famed Silk Road stretched for more than 7,000 kilometers from Xian (known as Chang’an in ancient times) to Rome. Over 2,000 years have passed since Zhang Qian, an envoy of Emperor Wu of the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC — 8 BC), pioneered this ancient route. Now the Silk Road attracts countl...

What Kind of Experience Can Be Called a Life-time Journey? The Northwestern China Circuit

One Place on the Silk Road You Haven’t Visited or Even Heard of — But Should

Although Hami is the eastern gate of Xinjiang and also a part of the Silk Road, it flies under the radar of ordinary travelers. Most travelers just rush to Urumqi or Turpan. And few Silk Road itineraries include Hami. But maybe they should. Do you know how important Hami was in history? Do you know ...

One Place on the Silk Road You Haven’t Visited or Even Heard of — But Should

Top 5 Must-see Attractions in Xining and Useful Xining Travel Guide

The Xining city has an antiquated and long-lasting religious culture, a rare stone culture that was unique in the Sanjiangyuan area, and a splendid natural forest park. Moreover, it is a natural summer resort that integrates snow-capped mountains, canyons, and Danxia landforms. Also, it is the meeti...

Top 5 Must-see Attractions in Xining and Useful Xining Travel Guide

Doing A Silk Road Tour? Check out These Tasty Foods Made of Flour

Many foreigners fall in love with China for various delicious foods. Do you know that the people in the northern part of China like food made of flour and the people in the southern part prefer food made of rice? Wonder why? Actually, rice is grown in the south of China, while wheat is grown [&helli...

Doing A Silk Road Tour? Check out These Tasty Foods Made of Flour

Famous Xi’an Foods in New York

So we are already halfway through 2020 (yes, hard to believe). Hope you all stay happy, stay healthy, and stay safe. During this difficult time as the whole world deals with the COVID-19, what things bring you comfort? For many people, food can be a source of comfort. We are curious: which kind of f...

Famous Xi’an Foods in New York

How Long Should You Spend at the Terracotta Army?

Do you know how large the terracotta army is? After this huge underground army was accidentally discovered by several farmers while they were drilling a well in March 1974, no one knew it can be so big. Four months after this great discovery (You may wonder why it took so long. It’s because th...

How Long Should You Spend at the Terracotta Army?

The Top 10 Classic Cycling Places in China

China is a fascinating destionation around the world boasting its splendid history and culture as well as a variety of landscapes. There are so many interesting things to do in China and we have collected the top 10 popular cycling places in the vast land which would be a perfect guide for travel to...

The Top 10 Classic Cycling Places in China

Some Things You May Not Know about Binglingsi Grottoes

Binglingsi Grottoes is located about 40 kilometers southwest to Yongjing County of Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu Province, on the west-side cliff of Dasigou Valley. The grottoes were first dug in the early years of the Western Jin Dynasty (around the third century A.D.) as Buddhism sprea...

Some Things You May Not Know about Binglingsi Grottoes