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9 China destinations list for China Golden Week


Are you considering remaining in China to learn more about this vast nation? When the sweltering heat of summer subsides and the air begins to chill, it is time to welcome autumn. Autumn is the most magnificent season to view China’s vibrant colours. Here are ten locations that are pleasant to visit during pleasant weather.



Speaking of Yunnan you may have image of Lijiang Ancient Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge or Jade Dragon Snow Mountain that first come to your mind. But in this harvest season, we would like you recommend you Dongchuan Red Land and Pudacuo National Park. Dongchuan Red Land located in the northeast of Kunming is praised as “God’s palette”, being definitely the most striking and distinctive red lands in the world. The Shangri-La in Yunnan makes people linger especially in Autumn. You’ll be greeted with serenity in Pudacuo National Park with endless grasslands, steep gorges, azure lakes and Tibet villages. 

Weather: It is cool with some rainy days but often sunny. The average temperature is 13°C to 22 °C.



October is a peak month in Longsheng since the rice terraces all turn golden yellow and the crops are waiting to be harvested by farmers, If you do not mind the crowd then take a glimpse of this stunning view because it can only be seen in Autumn every year. The opposite vibe of Yangshuo will be suitable for people who are looking for a laid-back vacation. Take a bamboo raft on the Yulong River, enjoy the thousand- year history of osprey fishing, ride a bike along the Shili Gallery, or soak in the hotel’s pool to see the sunset scenery.

Weather: It is cool and dry. The average temperature is 17°C to 26 °C. The weather in the Yangshuo and Longji countryside is about 3°C lower than in Guilin.



In Guizhou, Danzhai Miao batik is extremely famous, also included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage in China. Coming to the land of batik, with such a rich cultural and ethnic atmosphere, it is important to create your own work. No matter what age you are, you will be excited when you get to Xiaoqikong Scenic Area to gawk at its famous blue lakes, rushing waterfalls and deep woodlands backlit by forest ranges.

Weather: It is moderate rainy month. The average temperature is 13°C to 20 °C.



Xiamen is famous for its landmarks named Tulou, where you can meet the renowned Hakka cultural people who still live here with a great history of hundreds of years. You can wander in beautiful colonial buildings and have a romantic walk nearby the sea on Kulangsu Island. Climb to the top of Wuyi Mountain or enjoy bamboo rafting along the Nine-bend stream, which are nice ways to fulfill your trip in Xiamen as well.

Weather: It is humid with little rainfall. The average temperature is 20°C to 27 °C.



As you all know the travel cost for Tibet is a bit higher compared with other destinations in China, therefore one of the best ways to value your budget is to attend our group tour. Along the trip you will see shining turquoise lakes, huge plains dotted with yaks and nomads’ tents, and high passes draped with colourful prayer flags. Hike past the ruins of remote hermitages and camp at Everest base.

Weather: It is dry season with pleasant weather. The average temperature is -1°C to 15 °C.


Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia is a destination full of adventure which will remind you of nomadic herders, thundering horses and, of course, endless grassland! Autumn makes Inner Mongolia even more stunning and turns it into a golden fairy land. Golden Euphrates Poplar and Erguna Wetland Scenic Area are two popular places where you will find a mix of golden and fiery red leaves forest while river reflection is clearly visible, presenting a vivid autumn scene.

Weather: It is cool but not so cold. The average temperature is 14°C to 21 °C in Hohhot and 7°C to 14 °C in Hulunbuir.



We suhhest you to challenge yourself to get on the top of Zhangjiajie Mountain, as the spectacular landscape boasts more than 3000 distinct plant species as well as diverse fauna. We are sure you will not want to miss the Furong Ancient Town that hangs on a waterfall and the Diaojiaolou perched on the cliffs. The riverside town of Fenghuang is a historic gem where you can explore traditional shops, temples, and ancestral halls along the alley while taste famous sweet ginger candy on your hand.

Weather: Cloudy or sunny day and the weather becomes cooler. The average temperature is 18°C to 21 °C.


Chengdu, well known for its adorable pandas, is the capital city of Sichuan province with a wide choice of attractions for tourists. In autumn Jiuzhaigou is undoubtedly a heaven of colors. All the colors you see here are the great nature’s infinite love for Jiuzhaigou. Dazzling red leaves, verdant pines and cypresses, colorful ponds. It would be a pity to miss the autumn of Jiuzhaigou.

Weather: It is cool. The average temperature is from 15 °C to 21°C.



Xian has once been the last stop of the Silk Road and a gathering place of cultures and religions, therefore dynastic enthusiasts can easily be in love with this place. There are many must-see attractions including the Army of Terracotta Warriors, the Tomb of Emperor Jingdi, Xi’an City Walls and the Muslim Quarter. There will be many people in China who will be spending this year’s National Day holiday with family and friends taking part in gatherings or quick getaways. 

Weather: Early October is cool while starting from middle October becomes colder.  The average temperature is 10 °C to 20 °C.


Therefore, here are 4 facts you might want to know before the trip.

  • Prices for flight tickets, hotels, and guides are fluctuating day by day. Besides, it often happens that the phenomenon of demand exceeds the supply. Therefore, we advise you to book earlier or have a plan B if possible.
  • Please note that Golden Week in China is an extremely popular vacation time. In order to provide you with a smooth journey, it would be best to start discussing your travel plans with our travel consultant and book as soon as you make the decision.
  • If you visit some popular attractions such as the Great Wall or Xian Terracotta Warriors you may face long queues.


If you need to plan the itinerary or have any concerns regarding the travel information in Golden Week, please feel free to talk to our travel consultants!