50 Bucket List China Travel Destinations

If you are a true traveller, you must keep China travel destinations in your world tour list. It is such a big country that you cannot finish travelling even in a year. The tourist attractions are abundant with natural, cultural and modern beauties. Now, come to see the list of travel destinations:

1. The Great Wall

This is the number one tourist attraction in China. It has always been recognised as one of the seven wonders of this world. It crosses over ten provinces and cities. These are Beijing, Tianjin, Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Shanxi, Shaanxi and Hebei.

Bucket list China travel destinations

2. China Danxia

It is in fact one kind of land-form formed from red sandstone and characterised by steep cliffs. This unique type of landscape is beautiful and attractive. China Danxia is available in different cities and provinces such as Chishui (Guizhou), Taining (Fujian), Langshan (Jiangsu), Danxiashan (Guangdong), Longushan (Jiangxi), Jianglangshan (Zhejiang)

3. Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

There are some tombs and burial complexes which are very much famous as tourist attractions in China. These are the imperial tombs of the Qing and Ming dynasties indeed. You can visit Hubei, Hebei, Beijing, Jiangsu or Liaoning provinces to view these tombs.

4. Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom

If you want to see these tourist attractions, then you have to go to Jilin province and Liaoning province of China. This site is enriched with archaeological remains of three old cities, 26 noble families and 14 tombs. The cities  are Wandu Mountain City, Guonei City and Wunu Mountain City.

5. South China Karst

It is famous for distinctive and beautiful landscape with rich biodiversity. It is enriched with gorges, cave systems and natural bridges. To enjoy South China Karst, you have to visit Yunnan, Chongqing, Guizhou or Guangxi province.

6. Tusi Sites

To govern ethnic minority regions of China, the ancient imperial government appointed Tusi officials. Laosicheng in Hunan province, Hailongtun fortress in Guizhou province and Tangya in Hubei province are included in Tusi sites.

Above mentioned tourist attractions are located in several places. You can visit any place to enjoy the tourist spot. Now, I am going to present the bucket list of China travel destinations according to the provinces, municipalities or autonomous regions.

Sichuan Province

7. Mount Emei

8. Mount Qingcheng

9. Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

10. Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

11. Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area


12. The Forbidden City

13. Peking Man Site at ZhouKoudian

14. Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing

15. Temple of Heaven

Yunnan Province

16. Old Town of Lijiang

17.Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hane Rice Terraces

18. Chengjiang Fossil Site

19. Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

Shanxi Province

20. Ancient City of Ping Yao

21. Mount Wutai

22. Yungang Grottoes

Henan Province

23. Yin Xu

24. Longmen Grottoes

25. Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”

Hubei Province

26. Ancient Building Complex in the Wudan Mountains

27. Hubei Shennongjia

Fujian Province

28. Mount Wuyi

29. Fujian Tulou

Shandong Province

30. Mount Tai

31. Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu

Anhui Province

32. Mount Huangshan

33. Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui

Jiangxi Province

34. Mount Sanqing

35. Lushan National Park

Zhejiang Province

36. The Grand Canal

37. West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou

>>>Now, I am mentioning the regions which have at least 1 attraction from 50 bucket list China travel destinations.

Guangdong Province

38. Kaiping Diaolou and Villages


39. Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace of Lhasa

Hebei Province

40. Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde


41. Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

Liaoning Province

42. Shenyang Imperial Palace

Shaanxi Province

43. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

Gansu Province

44. Mogao Caves

Hunan Province

45. Wulinggyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Jiangsu Province

46. Classical Gardens of Suzhou

Inner Mongolia

47. Site of Xanadu


48. Xianjiang Tianshan


49. Historic Centre of Macao


50. Dazu Rock Carvings

I hope that you have liked above 50 bucket list China travel destinations. To make this list, I have considered especially the world heritage sites located in China. Keep this list in your mind whenever you visit this country.