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Active vacation in China - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

The Forbidden City, Beijing China is a country of amazing discoveries, fantastic routes and great opportunities for travelers. Here you can just walk leisurely along mountain valleys and admire waterfalls, as well as spend time actively with health benefits. For those who do not like to sit still, China offers snow-covered mountains for skiing, stormy rivers for rafting, and crystal-clear lakes for diving. Local nightlife is represented by a variety of clubs, bars, restaurants, and casinos waiting for party makers in the country's megacities.
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Yabuli is a winter sports center of China. The best time to visit it is between the middle of November and the end of March. There is a lot of snow at this time, and trails of different heights are suitable for both beginners and professionals. In the same resort, you can go dog sledding, horseback riding or snowmobiling, stay in a luxurious villa and visit the annual winter festival. Nanshan is the second most popular resort near Beijing. It has a great ski school providing opportunities for learning skiing and snowboarding at affordable prices. Classes are held in a group and individually. Beidahu is another wonderful resort offering trails of excellent quality and a mild climate.
On Hainan Island, a popular activity is scuba diving. Diving into the South China Sea with its stunning underwater world makes tourists come here from April to September. However, it should be borne in mind that there are virtually no diving schools possessing international diving training certificates, and diving takes place at a shallow depth. In the east of Hainan, there are several diving agencies offering one-week courses, after going through which you can dive independently. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Rafting is always available on the river Chan Huajian. Tourists raft through the whitewater rapids along Five Finger Mountains on an inflatable boat. The depth of the river reaches 14 meters. During a walk, you can enjoy the views of rubber trees and mountain scenery. A beautiful waterfall with crystal-clear safe-to-drink water can be seen in a quiet creek. Another type of active recreation in Hainan is kiting. There are several points where newcomers will be taught to put sail and stay on the water. Experienced instructors will help amateurs improve their kiting skills.
Shanghai First Weekend There is also something to do for those preferring nightlife to daytime, especially in Beijing and Shanghai. CLOUD 9 is located on the 87th floor of Grand Hyatt Shanghai Hotel. Visitors will need to change three elevators to enjoy the panorama of the night city in the lounge. Rock'n'Roll is always alive in Goodfellas Club where fiery music hits of the 60s-80s are accompanied by lights adjustable to each song. Light machines and disco-balls give this place an unusual atmosphere. For those who cannot start moving without a hot shot, Babylon Bar offers drinks at prices lower than in other local clubs, as well as a great choice of dance music.
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One of the oldest clubs in Beijing - Nasa - primarily surprises with its military situation. Its bar converted out of an old jeep, helicopter suspended from the ceiling, and drawbridge will not leave anyone indifferent. Those who want to join the hip-hop culture of the capital are welcome in Vics Club. Fans of signature cocktails and good music of different genres - from popular to traditional - should check out Banana Club. Re-V Club offers an outdoor terrace and a VIP lounge for those who are tired of loud music and want to stay alone with their spouse.
Tourists wishing to try their luck should definitely visit the famous casino in Macau - the only place in China where gambling is legalized. The first most popular casino is Venetian − an increased copy of a similar one in Las Vegas. Being a huge structure, seven football fields in size, it is a whole city housing squares, bridges, expensive shops, concert halls, Venetian channels with real gondoliers, and a hotel capable of accommodating up to 3,000 guests. Other equally attractive gambling houses - Galaxy, The City of Dreams, MGM Grand, Wynn - offer luxurious hotel interiors, all-inclusive, spectacular shows, entertainment for every taste and purse.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in China
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Maurice' Shanghai. Type - French. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Chi-Q' Shanghai. Type - Korean. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Coquille' Shanghai. Type - French. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Crystal Jade (Westgate Mall)' Shanghai. Type - Cantonese. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in China
♥   Amusement park 'Beijing Amusement Park' Beijing. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park' Beijing. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Century Amusement Park' Zhengzhou. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Chengdu Floraland Water Park' Chengdu. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Chengdu Happy Valley' Chengdu. On the map   Photos
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National and city parks of China
♥   National Park 'Kinmen' . On the map   Photos
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area' . On the map   Photos
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Huangshan' . On the map   Photos
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Sanqingshan National Park' . On the map   Photos
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Taishan' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in China

South China Karst

From the series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in China”
You can continue exploring the unique natural attractions in southern China. Very interesting karst formations are located here. They are often called the "Stone Forest". This nature reserve covers the territory of three provinces: Yunnan, Guangxi, and Guizhou. These places have become known all over the world for their unique karst formations. They were formed here under the influence of volcanic activity, water, and wind.

Travelers can admire the karst peaks tower into the sky. You can also see interesting craters and look into hidden caves. Each of them also has its own interesting features. Experienced travelers recommend visiting this reserve in late spring or summer. Green vegetation and flowers adorn its territory at this time. The reserve does not seem deserted at all, despite … Read all

Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

From the series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in China”
The Sanctuaries of the giant Panda are very popular among the fans of natural attractions. All of them are located in Sichuan province. The complex includes 9 parks and 7 reserves. Its total area is about 924.5 thousand hectares. In total, about a third of the world's giant pandas live on the territory of the nature reserve. You can also see other rare animals besides funny huge bears here. It can be a clouded leopard or a snow leopard.

This nature reserve is also famous for its variety of flora. More than 5,000 species of plants are found on its territory. Wenchuan Oolong is considered the most famous among the reserves. It was formed in 1963. It covers an area of about 200 thousand hectares. Ideal conditions are created for animals here. They live in an atmosphere of complete freedom, … Read all
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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of China

Shanghai
Those who prefer winter sports will like ski pavilion Yinqixing Indoor Skifield. In addition to the high-class ski slope, which length is 380 meters, there are excellent training grounds. The height of the pavilion is 42 meters. It has the premium equipment and is very popular not only amongst guests but locals too. A modern ski lift delivers visitors to the top of the slope. Guests have an opportunity to rent all the necessary equipment. The amusement park Shuzhou Amusement Land is perfect … Read more
Beijing
Fans of noisy entertainments, loud music and discos will surely find here much fun. Sanlitun Street features a wide choice of clubs and other places for night entertainments. Fun does not stop until the morning here. Angel is one of the most popular clubs in Beijing. In this club you will find a large and colorful dance floor, cozy VIP-rooms, and a stylish and cool bar, where you can enjoy snacks and specialties or taste the original cocktails. Baby Face club is a beloved place of rest for … Read more
Guangzhou
Travelers, who prefer to spend more time outdoors, will like their visit to the scenic White Cloud Mountain Park. It is a perfect place for hiking and admiring local nature. The park has an original botanical garden, as well as well-equipped magnificent observation decks. If the weather is unsuitable for spending time outdoors, travelers with children can enjoy a no less exciting pastime and head to the Taikoo Hui Trading and Entertaining Complex instead. The shopping complex is open in an … Read more
Suzhou
Travelers for whom the exciting entertainment presented in the park is not enough should think about visiting Giant Wheel Park. Its main symbol is a huge Ferris wheel offering a gorgeous panorama of the city. In addition, the park has a spectacular ride that looks a bit like a roller coaster, as well as very beautiful recreation areas. Candy Land amusement park is aimed at the youngest travelers. Having a bright and quite original design, the picturesque park is sure to please both small … Read more
Shenzhen
The center of attraction for thousands of tourists is Happy Valley Amusement Park. Occupying the area of 86 hectares, the large park is conditionally divided into nine thematic zones. The choice of rides presented in the park is really huge. Here you can explore a large water park with well-maintained recreation areas, many slides, and pools. Travelers for whom local attractions and slides are not enough should think about visiting OCT East Shenzhen entertainment and resort complex. In … Read more
Hangzhou
Hangzhou Zoo is a no less interesting place. This zoo is home to many wonderful animals, including gracious pink flamingos, pandas, monkey and tigers, and many other species brought from different parts of the world. The zoo is spacious and has a large cage for birds, a terrarium, and a special arena that hosts interesting performances every evening. Hangzhou Underwater World center is the best place to get acquainted with the diversity of the underwater world. This aquarium is often referred … Read more
Xiamen
Travelers with children should definitely drop in the local Xiamen Haicang Wild Zoo. Despite its relatively small area, it is distinguished by very magnificent design. Besides aviaries with animals, there is a scene artificial pond in the zoo. Harmonious constructions in national style complement the image of the zoo. Those tourists who prefer unusual entertainments can visit the Nanshun Crocodile Park. Such excursion promises to be very interesting and exciting. The luckiest visitors of the … Read more
Chengdu
Qingcheng Mountain attracts a special attention of active tourists. Hundreds of years ago, monasteries were built on its slopes and some constructions have survived to this day. Fans of hiking have an opportunity to ascend to the mountain peak on foot. Such hike takes about 3 hours. Those who do not like walking along the mountainous area are offered to ride on the ropeway and enjoy a splendid view of the submontane area. It also should be noted that there is a small hotel on the mountain … Read more

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