China is such a vast and amazing country that it is hard to decide what exactly to do while you are visiting. Do not worry; we have put together a list of the best things to do and see in China.
1. Walk the Great Wall of China
The most obvious thing that you must do while visiting China, is to go to the Great Wall of China. This marvelous world wonder is an unforgettable sight. Stroll along the top of the wall and look in awe at this timeless sensation. Believe it or not, but you can actually camp on the Great Wall of China!
2. Ride a camel in the Gobi Dessert
Imagine visiting the Middle East as you ride your own camel through the Gobi Desert. Don’t feel like riding a camel? Rent a quad and race across the endless sand dunes. While in the desert, visit Dunhuang and hear your voice echo through the sands.
3. Visit the Terracotta Warriors
Marvel at the thousands of clay warriors standing guard of the Emperor’s tomb. These life-size warriors won’t easily be forgotten and may even cause you a scare.
4. Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Walk through the floating mountains of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Imagine visiting the planet of Pandora from Avatar! This magical place makes you believe that you have flown through space to this unique landscape.
5. Experience a traditional tea ceremony
You will taste delicious tea as you learn the history of the tea ceremony in China. Step back through time as the movements and words transport you. This unique experience will lead you to a deeper understanding of Chinese culture and it’s traditions alive today.
6. Eat Hot Pot
Create your own epic meal by trying a hot pot. It is a traditional meal where you are the chef. A hot bowl of broth is placed in the middle of the table with several different types of meat, seafood, and vegetables on the side. You cook the food in the pot until it is to your liking and feast on this delicacy.
7. Observe Giant Pandas
View these fluffy beasts in their homeland. Watch them play, eat, and roam with grace. These magnificent animals are sure to keep a place in your heart.
8. Walk the “Plank of Death”
Known as the “world’s most dangerous hike,” it is an experience one cannot miss while in China. Located in the Huashan area, this hike will provide you with an adrenaline rush and epic photos for social media.
9. Walk along the Longsheng rice terraces
Hike through the rice fields as you learn about the history of the landscapes. Watch as locals farm and create this food staple or perhaps even join in on the work to get hands-on experience.
These are just a few of the epic adventures you can have during your visit to China. However, there is still so much more to do and see in this unforgettable country.
What is on your China bucket list?