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Best time to travel in Hunan
The best time to visit Hunan is in spring and autumn, especially from April to June. Spring in Hunan is short and rainy season, and the weather changes a lot in this season. Summer is long and extremely hot in Hunan. The average temperature is higher than 28ºC. Hunan is very dry and cool in autumn. The average temperature seems to be 16 ºC-19℃. In winter, it is a little cold in Hunan. The average temperature of the coldest month January may be 4 ºC-7℃.
Travel to Hunan in spring
Spring in Hunan is moist and rainy, especially during March and April days, and the weather changes a lot in this season. Average temperature is likely to be 15 ºC-25 ºC.
Wulingyuan Scenic Area: located in Zhangjiajie; a stream flows through the mountain gully; and many high peaks in various forms on both sides of gully shrouded in drifting mist look like a group of nature sculptures.
Shanjiang Miao Village: located in Fenghuang, here visitors can see Miao ethnic songs and dances, and be involved in their parties and activities.
Laopeng Village in the 48-Scenic Area: With picturesque mountain peaks, wildlife, historic and cultural relics, Tujia ethnic customs, fantastic countryside, the 48-Stockade Scenic Area is regarded as "the second top attraction in Zhangjiajie" by a large number of tourism experts.
Travel to Hunan In Summer
Summer is long and extremely hot in Hunan. Sometimes it may rain heavily, which usually causes floods. The average temperature is higher than 28ºC. Drifting or having boat tour on the lake can be an interesting journey.
: locate in Changsha, the second largest freshwater lake in China, is a flood-basin of the Yangtze River.
Golden Whip Stream
: located in the east of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park; famous for its pristine water, verdant mountains, steep cliffs and serene valley.