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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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♥   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
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Unique attractions in China

Medog

From the series “15 Sparsely Populated Places for Solitude with Wildlife”
Medog is the most isolated and depopulated region of China. There live just about 10 000 people. Until 2010 there wasn’t even a road that will help locals to get to the nearby towns. This region lies on the territory of 31 300 square kilometers. Today its major value is the historic cultural heritage. Medog is a town where has placed a lot of religious holy places. There were saved several small villages which live as their ancestors thousands of years ago.

This region is also rich in its nature beauties. In the mountains you can find a lot of rare animals, plants and birds. When the road to the town was built, a number of tourists in this area has increased. Specialists claim that this can damage the present and future nature and historic cultural heritage.

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Terracotta Army

From the series “15 Historical Monuments, with Riddles not yet Solved”
One of the unique historical monuments was found in Xi'an nearby Qin Shi Huang's mausoleum. There were found more than 8 000 terracotta sculptures of Chinese warriors that were buried on the square with their horses. These sculptures were buried here with the first emperor of the Qin dynasty in 210 BC. We still don't know whose idea was to make this Terracotta Army in a burial place.

These statues have a lot of unusual things. Every sculpture has its own style and decorations. The researchers can't find even the similar faces among 1 000 soldiers. The main version says that this huge complex of statues has a cultic meaning. The emperor’s army has to be in attendance of the emperor even in a spirit world. However, at that time tradition were quite severe and they said that alive army … Read all
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If you want to enjoy a panorama of Bergen and take memorable photographs, the Floban Funicular will take you to a mountain above the city. The ride lasts only 8 minutes, after which you will see the entire Bergen behind your feet. Don’t leave this hospitable city without exploring its popular attractions such as the Bergen Castle and fish market. Read this

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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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