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Sanya, China


For your China travel, which among the 600 cities will make your trip worthwhile?  

Let us help you with the top five cities that you should cover when in China.

1. Huangshan in Central East China
Huangshan City is known for the Yellow Mountain or the Mt. Huangshan and its scenic beauty.  The City is also home to more than 3,000 kinds of plants and more than 490 species of wild animals.  Apart from its natural wonders, Huangshan is widely known in China for offering 30 tea brands.

2. Guilin in South China
Guilin is a city known for its natural beauty and historic treasures. Think of shaped hill peaks, rivers lined with bamboos, rice terraces, enchanting caves, crystal clear waters; and you have Guilin.  With its splendid landscape and it being an important cultural city with a history of more than 2,000 years, Guilin weaves a magic of its own that keeps tourists coming back for more.

3. Shigatse in Tibet, West China
Shigatse is a flourishing Buddhist city, being the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama.  Apart from the cultural relics, Shigatse is set amidst beautiful high-plateaus with the splendour of natural beauty. The mere mention of Mount Everest or Mount Qomolangma pumps up the adrenaline of any traveller.  Shigatse is the destination to be when you want to conquer one of the world's highest peaks.  

4. Dunhuang in Northwest China
The ultimate Chinese desert destination - Dunhuang.  The amazing desert oasis of Mogao Caves, which used to be the centre of middle and eastern silk routes in ancient times, is something to experience.  The dunes of Echoing Sand Mountain, Crescent Spring and Yardang National Park, with its wind-carved boulders and outcrops, should also be in the itinerary as well.

5. Sanya in South China
Island paradise – that is Sanya.  The “South Gate of China” is a famous tourist destination with its captivating mountains, sea and river. The warm climate makes it ideal for visitors to lounge in Sanya’s tropical beaches. Here you can enjoy a unique vacation, totally different from the other parts China.

Overall, Huangshan, Guilin, Shigatse, Dunhuang and Sanya are the must-visit cities in China.

So make your China travel plans now!

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