China’s extreme size means it has a great diversity of climates but being located entirely in the northern hemisphere means its seasonal timings are broadly comparable to those in Europe.
When to go
Early autumn around September and October are wonderful times to visit when temperatures are pleasant and rainfall is low. Spring is also popular, for similar reasons, and March or April are a good option.
We advise that you seek advice on recommended vaccinations and precautions from a health professional – either a GP, a practice nurse, a pharmacist or a travel health clinic – ideally at least eight weeks before departure. Visit NHS Fit for Travel for China specific guidance.
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Map and Travel Information
Direct flights are available to many of China’s cities, depending on where you plan to visit. Beijing is a ten hour flight from London.
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