Health Tourism in North China

By | July 19, 2022


The objects of volcanic activity are located in the province of Heilongjiang.

Lake Jingbo (Jingbo) – the largest alpine lake in China. It was formed over 10,000 years ago when lava blocked the Madan River. There is a wonderful waterfall on the lake. Another attraction is the National Volcanic Park Wudalianchi (Wudalianchi) and “Five Lakes”, formed during the eruptions in 1719-1721. These are five interconnected lakes, which also formed when lava blocked the river. 14 cone-shaped volcanoes lined up around the lakes.

According to Indexdotcom, this area has retained its original appearance and was named the Volcanic Museum of China.. 50 km northwest of Jingbo Lake are the Zhangguangcailin Mountains, which contain 10 craters. The diameter of the craters is from 400 to 550 meters, the depth is from 100 to 200 meters. The largest crater is considered to be 550 m in diameter and 200 m deep. If you look down from its edge, you can see that the slopes are densely covered with greenery – this is the famous natural zone of national importance “Primitive Crater Forest”.

Not far from the crater forest are lava tunnels, formed as a result of an eruption 4000-8000 years ago. The part of the tunnels explored to date has a length of several hundred meters. The tunnels are arc-shaped, and their dimensions allow several people to be inside at the same time. The interior walls are covered with stalactites and stalagmites of various sizes.

300 km west of Beijing in the province of Shanxi is the city of Datong and the group of volcanoes of the same name. The group includes more than 30 volcanoes of various forms. This area is called the Chinese “coal sea”. Non-working mountain mines located in the area have also been turned into a tourist site. In the mines you can get acquainted with the process of coal mining.

In the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a group of 36 Baiyangou Baiyanggou mud volcanoes was recently discovered. Such groups are rare in China, so over time it will attract more and more tourists. The maximum size of the crater in Bayangou is 1.6 m. The most active volcano erupts every second. According to geologists, the age of these volcanoes is about 1 million years.


Throughout the world, China is widely known for its traditional medicine, which has a long history. More than 8,000 ancient medical treatises describing cases of various diseases have survived to this day. Traditional Chinese medicine centers are located throughout the country, but the clinics in Beijing and Dalian are the most popular in Northern China. Also, health programs can be taken in Jinan, Qingdao, in the resort area of Beidahe (near the city of Qinhuangdao). China ‘s largest clinics are located in Beijing with all sorts of health-improving programs, including Tibetan medicine. 20 km south of the capital is the center of traditional Chinese medicine “Imperial Springs” with natural thermal springs. In a sanatorium in the 19th century rested and treated the emperors of the Qing and Ming dynasties. Currently, the sanatorium belongs to the complex medical institutions of the highest class. The complex use of thermal springs, photo- and physiotherapy gives the best effect in the treatment of skin diseases and diseases of the joints.

Dalian is an international center of marine recreation and resort treatment, one of the best resorts in Northern China. There are several clinics of traditional Chinese medicine, whose services are used not only by the Chinese, but also by European tourists. The main medical procedures are acupuncture, cauterization, heating, acupressure. Badaguan is the most popular area in Qingdao. There is a sanatorium here, built in 1950 for the treatment of high-ranking officials and for serving foreigners. The resort is located on the sea coast and covers an area of 2 km 2. It has accumulated a unique experience in the treatment of gerontological diseases, chronic diseases of the cardiovascular system, cerebral vessels, respiratory tract and therapeutic diseases. Treatment is carried out by Chinese doctors using traditional Chinese medicine using qigong therapy, herbal medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion, acupressure, bioenergetic rehabilitation methods, taijiquan, coniferous and salt baths. Beidaihe hosts China ‘s leadingqigong therapy clinic specializing in the treatment of chronic diseases and age-related changes in the stomach, intestines, liver, kidneys, cardiovascular and nervous systems, lungs, spine and joints. The methods of qigong therapy in combination with traditional Chinese medicine give the greatest effect, especially for the elderly, in the treatment of chronic diseases such as hypertension, osteochondrosis, diabetes, obesity, gastritis, cancer at an early stage, rehabilitation after oncological diseases. With a short stay in Beidaihe, you can get a diagnosis of diseases, get the necessary consultations and Chinese medicine medicines, and start a course of outpatient express treatment. It is known that the methods of traditional oriental medicine (acupuncture, therapeutic massage, medicines based on herbs and minerals, etc.) act on the body gently, Wudalianchi resort is located in Heilongjiang province. It became famous thanks to low-temperature mineral water containing more than 50 types of microelements. Water is successfully used in the treatment of digestive organs, metabolic disorders, diseases of the musculoskeletal system, stress, cardiovascular and skin diseases. Absolutely clean air is also curative here. Since 1994, this unique place has been included in the list of nature parks and is under the protection of UNESCO.

Treatment in the city of Anshan, located in the province of Liaoning, is carried out on the basis of thermal springs.

In the northern part of Fuhai County , Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region there are warm springs Alashan. The water of the springs contains radon, which makes them healing. The springs lie in a picturesque environment of coniferous-deciduous groves. Thermal baths are equipped where you can swim in natural warm water. In addition, the sale of spring water suitable for drinking has been arranged.

In the Autonomous Okrug of Inner Mongolia , its own medicine has developed – Mongolian. It is close to the Tibetan school, but it also has its own methods of diagnosis and treatment.

Health Tourism in North China