Hubei Travel

Hubei Travel is an essential part of any tourist's itinerary when in China. Hubei Travel offers guests a great opportunity to explore and experience grand historic sites like the ancient Taoist temples at Wudang and glitzy modern Chinese architecture in Wuhan at the same go.
Hubei Travel also offers visitors a chance to see the breathtaking natural scenery at the famed Three Gorges on the Yangtze River and the lush Shennongjia forest.

Essential Things to do and Places to see on a Hubei Travel Itinerary -

  • Beautiful scenery at the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River.

  • The Yangtze River Bridge linking Snake Hill in Wuchang to the Turtle Hill in Hanyang.

  • East Lake in Wuhan and the nearby areas of Tingtao, Moshan, and Luohong. East Lake is 33 sq.kms in area and is one the largest inland water body in China. The Lake is known as the Lake of 99 Bays.

  • Sacred taoist Mountains of Wudang and Jiugong. Wudang has been declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

  • Shennongjia, the forest district is famed not just for its trails and picturesque landscape but also as the abode of the mythical apeman, the Yeren.

  • Emperor Yan's Temple in Suizbou as an example of ancient Chinese architecture.

  • The ancient city of Jinan is another favoured historic destination.

  • The Yellow Crane Pavilion atop Snake Hill in Wuhan, is a famous historical site. It is one of the three watch towers on the Yangtze River. The tower was damaged beyond repair in earlier times but was carefully reconstructed from original plans from the Qing period, in 1981.

  • The Chibi Red Cliffs in Puqi from the Three Kingdoms' period is a historic war site. Famous for being the location of the Three Kingdom's War of 208.

  • The Chinese Sturgeon Aquarium located on Xiaoxita in Yichang County, is an institute where Chinese sturgeon is artificially bred. Known as the 'King of Fish' Chinese sturgeon are the largest species of sturgeon in the world.

  • Jingzhou, one of the most important centers of power in earlier days. The City is a reminder of life and times in the days gone by. The heritage city has 700 mausoleums and many tombs of the later descendants of the Zhou dynasty.

Hubei Travel Routes -

Hubei is well connected to China and the rest of the world through Airways, Railways, Roads and Waterways.
  • There are 107 domestic and international air routes connecting Hubei with 57 cities all over China and various foreign locations. Hubei is served by one of the largest international airports in China, Tianhe Airport in Wuhan, which is the hub of international travel in the region.

  • Hubei is also linked to the rest of China through excellent roads. According to official figures in 2000, traffic mileage in Hubei reached 57,800 km, graded roads stretched 48,063 km. The Urban areas and most of the rural areas are accessible by road. Further plans for expansion and repair are on the boards.

  • Railways like the Beijing-Guangzhou Railway,the Henan-Hubei, Hubei-Guangxi, the Wuhan-Danjiang Railway, Hubei-Chongqing Railway operates to and from Hubei.

  • Hubei has a well developed inland water transportation system. Two major waterways, the Yangtze and Hanjiang river serves the state of Hubei. The Yangtze is a vital inland navigable waterway all year around. The ports of Wuhan, Huangshi, Shashi and Yichang are also popular points of embarkation, disembarkation and trade.

Last Updated on: October 7th, 2017