Eastern China Travel Guide


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Plan Your Eastern China Vacation

In Eastern China, the past's rich legacy and the challenges and aspirations for China's future combine in a present that is dizzying in its variety and speed of transformation. Zhejiang and Fujian, often overlooked on the standard Beijing–Shanghai–Hong Kong tourist trail, offer some of the country's most verdant scenery and a plethora of diversions, like hiking through ancient villages, bicycling along lush tea fields, and lounging on lively beaches.


Eastern China Hotels

Hotels in this region cater to all budgets, all the way up to luxurious resorts and international chains offering every creature comfort. Besides a general...read more


Eastern China Restaurants

Zhejiang cuisine is often steamed or roasted, and has a subtler, salty flavor; specialties include yellow croaker with Chinese cabbage, sea eel, drunken...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Eastern China

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Eastern China Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Eastern China

    Hangzhou Teatime: Sip sublime Longjing tea and buy silk in the footsteps of Marco Polo at Hangzhou's romantic West Lake.... Read more

  • The Qiantang Tidal Bore

    During the autumnal equinox, when the moon's gravitational pull is at its peak, huge waves crash up the Qiantang River. Every year at this time... Read more

  • What's Cooking

    Shaoxing secured its place in the Chinese culinary pantheon with Shaoxing wine, the best yellow-rice wine in the country. Although cooks around... Read more


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