Is it worth going to China during Spring Festival? Well, traveling China during the period of Chinese New Year has both advantages and disadvantages. It is wise to weight up if the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.
FAQs about Chinese New Year
Yes, of course. But you have to face that a big crowd of people head back to their hometowns. Airports, railway stations, coach stations are full of people. And price of transport is more expensive than usual. But the situation will be much better after Chinese New Year’s Eve.
Yunnan Province in Southwestern China, Sanya, Hong Kong in the south of China
Yes, for sure. It is wise to book hotels and flight tickets two months in advance. 4 months in advance is even not a bad idea. However, last-minute bookings won’t be a big problem with a higher payment.
No, most restaurants, attractions, hotels and airports won’t be closed. But working hours will be limited and shorten.
Government offices, factories such as clothing factories, some small restaurants, and shops will be closed.
Yes, but to book in advance is the best way. Some restaurants and hotels offer unique meal of New Year’s Eve. If you want to have a traditional Chinese New Year’s Eve meal, just book it ahead.
Every place will celebrate the New Year’s Eve, so you can see fireworks display everywhere. If you can get a hotel room with a wide visual field, it will better.
Chinese New Year holiday starts from 1th day to 7th day of the 1st month of Chinese lunar calendar which is the most crowded period in China. But it is less crowded after New Year’s Eve except last one or two day of New Year’s holiday. However, you still need to prepare for crowded people and terrible transport situation at the time.
- 1. Can I travel in China during Chinese New Year?
- 2. Which places are warm destinations to experience Chinese New Year?
- 3. Whether I need to book in advance during the holiday?
- 4. Is everything closed during Chinese New Year?
- 5. What are closed during Chinese New Year?
- 6. Can I eat out on New Year’s Eve?
- 7. Where to see fireworks on Chinese New Year’s Eve?
- 8. Whether it is less crowed after New Year’s Eve?