Top 2 December Destinations in China
Want to escape from the freezing weather? Let China.org.cn guide you through the country's top five most suitable destinations to warm up this winter.
NO.1 Kunming, Yunnan (云南昆明)
|Kunming in Yunnan|
Kunming, capital city of southwest Yunnan Province, is known as the "city of perpetual spring" for its pleasant year-round spring climate. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in China, Kunming has many must-see attractions, such as Dianchi Lake, Heilong Pond, Shilin (Stone Forest), Guandu Ancient Town, Cuihu Lake, Xishan Mountain, Ethnic Culture Village and the Horticultural Expo Garden. With a history of more than 2,400 years, the city is home to many ethnic groups, including Yi, Hui, Bai, Miao, Zhuang, Dulong and De'ang, which give the area a colorful and unique culture. Kuming is a warm respite from the country's wintery regions.
NO.2 Xishuangbanna, Yunnan (云南西双版纳)
|Xishuangbanna in Yunnan|
Xishuangbanna is an autonomous prefecture located in southwest Yunnan Province. With its mysterious rainforests, rare plants, wild animals and tropical fruits, it is unquestionably one of the most beloved destinations for travelers all year round. Besides amazing natural beauty, the place is also a home to 13 different minorities, including the Dai, Hani, Bulang, Layu and Jinuo, which make it an ideal place to discover unique culture and experience interesting customs. In December, the weather there becomes dry and warm; it's the best time to escape winter and enjoy the scenery.
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