Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Trains start to serve Today

Intercity Train Staff

From December 20, 2014, the Chengdu Mianyang Leshan Intercity Trains ( C Train ) starts to operate. 17 trains run 314km through 21 stations of 5 big cities in Sichuan: Mianyan, Deyang, Chengdu, Meishan and Leshan.

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Yuanyang Rice Terraces Travel Guide in January, February & March

Yuanyang Rice Terrices

After the harvest, from December to March, when slivery white light will flash now and then Rice Terraces are irrigated, without any plants inside, it is good time to appreciate Yuanyang Rice Terraces.

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Latest News about Pre-selling China Spring Festival Train Tickets

China High-speed Train

According to the new rules issued by Railway Corporation, from Dec.7th, 2014, passengers can purchase the first day train tickets of Spring Festival 60 days in advance; from Jan.1st, 2015, passengers can purchase the sleeper tickets on high-speed trains ( D Trains ) Between Beijing and Guangzhou, between Beijing and Hong Kong.

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Best Viewing Route along the South-North Central Axis of Beijing

Temple of Heaven Beijing

The classic tourist attractions of Beijing stands the line along the Sorth-North Central Axis of Beijing city. Two days tour of Beijing to view the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Beihai Park, Shichahai, Drum Tower and old Hutongs.

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The “Official Home of Santa Claus” will open in Chengdu in 2016

SantaPark will open in Floraland, Chengdu

On Nov. 29, a press conference announces that a Christmas-themed indoor park – Chengdu SantaPark will open to the public in Floraland park in Chengdu in 2016. The Park will be the world’s second and Asia’s first authentic SantaPark.

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Best Time to Visit Yunnan: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-La, Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna Water-Sprinkling Festival

Most areas of Yunnan is fairly mild in winter and rather cool in summer. Generally speaking, the best time to visit Yunnan is from March to October. Of course, different areas have diverse climates, and visitors have matched destinations to visit. Choose the best to visit the popular tourist sites of Yunnan: Dali, Lijiang, Yunnan, Shangri-La, Xishuangbanna.

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Zhangjiajie Winter shows a white fairyland world

Zhangjiajie Fairyland Winter

From around December every year, Zhangjiajie has become a world of white fairyland. Numerous ravines, peaks and sandstone pillars are covered with ice or snow. It will more interesting visit for your. Also, you will enjoy a discount price from the local hotels.

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Amazing Jiuzhaigou Tour in Winter: snow landscapes, low price, 5-star hotel

Jiuzhaigou Snow Sceneries in the Winter

Jiuzhaigou Valley is known as a “fairyland on earth” by the locals, and is world-renowned for its natural beauty. In winter from the middle of November to the middle of march, Jiuzhaigou becomes a winter wonderland: the mountain is covered by snow and turns into a pure white world; some of the lakes are frozen while others are not; the blue-green water is also distinctly visible. It is also the off season to travel Jiuzhaigou with low price and visitors can stay 5-star hotel at the lowest price in a year.

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Forbidden City unveils its mascots: “Zhuangzhuang” and “Meimei”

The Mascots "Zhuangzhuang" and "Meimei" of the Forbidden City Beijing

The Palace Museum Beijing unveils its mascots named “Zhuangzhuan” and “Meimei” at the first time to meet the public in Xiamen. It is expected that the mascots will become “cultural products with star effect”, and be well received by the public and spread Chinese culture to the world.

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Wu Zhen, epitome of China’s water towns

The Waterways of Wu Zhen

Wu Zhen water town becomes one of popular tourist sites gradually following “”World Internet Conference” being held”. It is famous the waters, old architectures and cultural landscapes.

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Mount Huangshan, a snow-covered fairyland in winter

Huangshan Welcoming Pine Snowscapes

Mount Huangshan looks pretty all year round, but it is especially beautiful in winter, when the ancient pines, rocks, streams and pools are all covered with ice or snow, the whole mountain range becomes a silver fairyland.

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China and USA to extend validity of Tourist, Business and Student Visas

China Visa

China and the United States have reached the agreement: grant each other’s citizens a business or tourist visa with multiple entries and the maximum validity of 10 years; student visa will also be extended to 5 years of validity at most with multiple entries.

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