One of the busiest ports around the globe, Ningbo is a popular destination in China’s Zhejiang Province. Locals sometimes refer to the city by its former name of Yong. Book your flights to Ningbo with Cathay Dragon, and enjoy further benefits when you join the Marco Polo Club.
Top things to do in Ningbo
Visit Qiantong, Cicheng, and Shipu to discover atmospheric old towns that contrast Ningbo’s bustling modernity. Then enjoy a boat ride to the nearby island of Mount Putuo (Putuoshan). For local history and culture, visit Ayuwang Temple (Ashoka), Tianfeng Ta, and the Ningbo Museum of Art. The extensive Ningbo Youngor Zoo is popular with children. The whole family will enjoy visiting Ningbo Ocean World, Tiantong National Forest Park and Songlan Mountain Beach, and soaking in the nearby Nanxi Hot Spring. Take a break from the city with the waterfall and grand temple atop Mount Xuedou, and visit Xiangshan Film and TV City, one of China’s busiest and most visited film studios. For more scenery and outdoor recreation, explore ZheDong Grand Canyon and Shanglin Lake.
When to visit Ningbo
Book your Ningbo flights with Cathay Dragon to enjoy a year-round destination. July and August are the hottest months, with June and September receiving the most rain, so conditions can be humid. The weather is pleasant during the cooler months of October to February, when temperatures rarely fall below freezing.