January is the coldest month in the country of China. The main tourist attraction in this month is mainly related to the snow and ice. Harbin, Beijing and Jilin are the top destination for the ski resorts and great winter scenery. Rice Terraces of Yuanyang in Kunming prefecture is also famous for their mild weather, natural scenery. But, if you are looking for the enchanting mountain snow scenery then Yellow Mountain will be an ideal destination.
If you are going to china for the first time in January then you can also visit the top tourist destination cities i.e. Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an as these cities have plenty of historic and architectural sites and weather do not play much role in their appreciation.
Yanqing in Beijing is great for winter festivals and skiing. Although it has cold weather and the transport stress during this time due to Chinese New Year. Yanqing Country, north gate of Beijing city has some of the popular attraction. You can go for Badaling Great wall hiking. You can also enjoy the Yanqing Ice and Snow Tourism Festival which is held from late December to February and has several activities like skiing competition, folk performance and colorful ice lanterns. You can Ski at various resorts.
Hong Kong can be a great choice if you are looking for warm winter in China. Hong Kong is bit warmer than other places in China having temperature in the range of 10°C to 23°C. You can enjoy your shopping experience with high quality and inexpensive goods. Yellow mountains in January offers you exposed peculiar rocks and verdant pine trees. It has breathtaking views of pure white and peace snows. The sunrise and sunset on the mountains are splendid. You can also enjoy photography here in January.
Harbin International Ice and Snow festival starts from 5th January and last for one month and it is the liveliest month in Harbin. You can enjoy Skiing at the popular resorts here. It has chilled weather and temperature falls below -30°C. So, you must be prepared with right clothing. You can also enjoy photography in January at yuanyang Rice Terraces and Songhua River, Jilin.