December is 2nd month of winter in most of the parts of China. If you are planning to visit China for the first time in December then you could visit all top tourist destinations which are Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an as the weather in these area do not play much role and these cities are popular historic sites. However, you should be prepared with your clothes for cold and windy weather.
December is not the peak tourist time in most Chinese parts. If you travel in this month, you can avoid the crowds of peak season and enjoy the cost efficient travel as the price of the entrance tickets as well as price of hotel is lower as compared to peak seasons.
You can visit to Hong Kong in December and enjoy the mild weather as well as shopping. You will get a lot of discounted goodies in this month. Shopping during the time of Christmas in December could be a delightful experience as most of the hops at these times hold various sales promotions.
You can also enjoy less crowded historical trip in Beijing, the capital city of China. This is the off month for the tourist and less crowded at this place so you would be happy with a relatively quiet trip. You can enjoy the snowy weather with very chilly having dust and fog. You can enjoy the awesome scenery of great wall and mountains in snow. If you are fond of skiing then December is a good month for you as all ski resorts of Beijing are open at that time.
Xishuangbanna is located in the southernmost part of mainland china. You can experience the unique ethnic custom and taste delicious and different foods. It is very close to Burma, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam and the customs here are very much similar to Thailand.
Harbin is another place to visit in December which is full of ice and snow. You can enjoy snow festival, ice sculpture, Skiing, Playing football on snow fields and swimming. You can also get warm clothes here like sweaters, scarves or overcoats. Mount Emei is another place to enjoy the fantastic ice scenery which is about 170 kilometer from Chengdu city. You can enjoy sunrise, skiing and Bathing in hot spring at Mount Emei.