Tourist Spot

9 places that should be on your bucket list in China – that’s Shanghai



July 2-4 | RMB680 Mountain Resort Pool Party


Image courtesy of Dragon Adventures

Escape the chaotic city life and sweltering air of Shanghai and head to Linan to enjoy the coolest summer pool party amidst a beautiful bamboo forest in the mountains. Just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Shanghai, you’ll gather around the bonfire with your fellow travelers, participate in fun games, and enjoy delicious local food, refreshing drinks, and awesome music. All in all, three days and two nights will only cost you RMB680.

For more information, click here

July 10-11 | Rafting & Swimming Linan Mountain Resort

1577711654.jpg
Image courtesy of Dragon Adventures

This trip really makes the most of the time and place. White water rafting, exploring a beautiful scenic spot of Jianmen, location of many old movies, beautiful mountain hotel, poolside party and bonfire all in one weekend. Explore the scenic site of Longmen, a valley famous for having the most waterfalls in eastern China, and swim in the crystal-clear waters of the rock pools.

For more information, click here

July 16-18 | Siming Mountain Hidden Crystal Clear Natural Pool

408482150.jpg
Image courtesy of Dragon Adventures

Take part in a special weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city, surrounded by mountains, rivers, trees and fresh air. On this trip, you will raft the river, swim in a crystal clear pool, hike the valley, and explore the waterfalls. You can take a lot with you in your two-night stay at the cozy Siming Mountain Resort and take home some amazing memories.

For more information, click here

July 23-25 ​​| Superb Huangshan

507318040.jpg
Image via Dragon Adventures

Huangshan, or Yellow Mountain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of China’s top tourist destinations. Located in Anhui province, it is a must-see destination in the country and has inspired Chinese painters for hundreds of years, with its landscapes of peculiarly shaped granite peaks, pine trees, hot springs, sunsets. sun and views of the clouds from above.

For more information, click here

August 7-13 | 7 Day Gannan Tibetan Culture Tour

511848765.jpg
Image courtesy of Joy Tours

Gannan, located in the south of Gansu Province, is known as “Little Tibet” because of its rich influence from Tibetan Buddhism. With an average altitude of 3000 meters above sea level, you can experience Tibetan culture and enjoy the plateau landscapes in comfort, without the risk of altitude sickness. Here you will see great meadows, scattered lakes, monasteries, Tibetan villages, unique mountain peaks and hidden wonders.

For more information, click here

August 10-17 | 8-Day China Silk Road Adventure Tour

245799961.jpg
Image courtesy of Joy Tours

This trip is the perfect combination of culture, adventure, history and natural wonders. Visit everything from UNESCO World Heritage sites to beautiful mountain ranges and deserts. Departing from Lanzhou, you will then have the chance to visit Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia landforms, Jiayuguan Pass Great Wall and Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Enjoy sunset views over the colorful Rainbow Mountains, marvel at the geometric beauty of the Weijin Tomb murals, and enjoy a camel trek through the desert sand.

For more information, click here

July and August | Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat

1946238698.jpgImages courtesy of Yoga for Life

This summer, Yoga for Life Shanghai returns to the breathtaking Anji Mountains for a series of yoga and mindfulness retreats (over the past three and a half years, they have brought over 350 yogis here for retreats). They will stay in beautiful secluded sites among the beautiful mountainous landscape of Caojiawu and Guanyintang villages for a healthy life for body and soul.

865892726.jpg

Caojiawu Village:

July and August retreats Click here

1119874481.jpg

Guanyintang village:

July and August retreats Click here

July-August-Sept | 7-Day Xinjiang Classic Tour with Kashgar

822638553.jpg
Image courtesy of Joy Tours

Xinjiang, the remote land of northwestern China, is a place of glittering cultural relics and breathtaking views. This seven-day tour of southern Xinjiang by comfortable vehicle travels through the vast desert and plateau to experience Urumqi, Turpan, Kashgar, and Tashkurgan, explore the history and culture of the extinct realms, and experience the local exotic flavor.

For more information, click here

All year round | 5-Day Desert and Grassland Tour of Inner Mongolia

1509292315.jpgImage courtesy of Joy Tours

Discover endless blue skies, vast grasslands and the nomadic tradition of ethnic Mongols. Enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, live in a traditional Mongolian yurt and watch the sunrise over the grasslands of Xilamuren. Try out desert activities like camel riding, sand slides, gliding, and auto racing in the Kubuqi Desert. Visit Dazhao Monastery, Hohhot’s largest and best-preserved lamasery, and learn about Tibetan Buddhist culture from the Five Pagodas Temple.

For more information, click here


Do you have a travel offer that you would like to promote? Contact Christy by email at christycai @ thatsmags.com and on WeChat by scanning the QR code below:

Christy-QR.jpg

[Cover image courtesy of Dragon Adventures]