The National Day holiday is expected to witness 800 million trips by individuals, according to a projection by travel experts from Ctrip as reported by Sina Finance.
The top three Chinese cities where most people are planning to travel are Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, according to a report on 2019 National Day tourism trends released by Ctrip, China's largest online travel agency.
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Japan is the most popular country for outbound group travel and Lanzhou, capital of Northwest China's Gansu province, is the hottest destination for domestic group travel, the report said.
About 28 percent of travelers plan to take their children to explore the world, and Sanya in South China's Hainan province is the most popular domestic destination for independent travel during the 70th National Day holiday.
Let's take a look at the top 10 most popular domestic destinations for independent travelling.
No 10 Zhuhai
The latest born West African manatee and her mother Xixi meet visitors at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong province, on Aug 19, 2019. (PHOTO / IC)
No 9 Lijiang
A landscape of the "Eighteen bends of mountain road" from Lijiang to Luguhu Lake in Lijiang, Southwest China's Yunnan province, on May 9, 2019. (PHOTO / IC)
No 8 Xiamen
This undated photo shows ancient buildings in Xiamen's Gulangyu. (PHOTO / IC)
No 7 Xi'an
Terracotta Warrior-shaped chocolates displayed at a hotel in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, on Feb 25, 2019. (PHOTO / IC)
No 6 Chongqing
This undated photo shows a view of Southwest China's Chongqing on April 5, 2018. (PHOTO / IC)
No 5 Beijing
A bird's-eye view of the central business district in Beijing. (PHOTO / IC)
No 4 Shanghai
Bright colors glow and reflect on the river in this night view of the Bund in Shanghai. (PHOTO / IC)
No 3 Chengdu
A panda statue stands at a gift shop in Kuanzhai ancient street of Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Jan 3, 2018. (PHOTO / IC)
No 2 Guangzhou
Night view of Guangzhou's landmark Canton Tower in Guangdong province on May 20, 2018. (PHOTO / VCG)
No 1 Sanya
This undated photo shows a night view of Sanya bay in Hainan province. (PHOTO / VCG)
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