A Travel Price Comparison for China Wuyuan vs. Shenyang for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Wuyuan or Shenyang?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Wuyuan and Shenyang can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Wuyuan or Shenyang?

Wuyuan

Wuyuan, China is a small city in the Jiangxi Province in the south central area of the country. The city acts as a transport hub for the province, with many main bus routes running through it. Wuyuan also acts as the main thoroughfare when traveling to local remote villages in the area. It is best to know some Mandarin as this region does not see many non-Mandarin speaking tourists, which also means you should expect some very friendly attention!

Shenyang

Shenyang, China is the capital, and largest, city in the Liaoning Province in northwest China which borders North Korea. Shenyang has a long, imperial, history and is the birthplace of the Qing Dynasty. The city has a blend of beautifully preserved architecture and modern buildings, creating a pleasant atmosphere for exploring!

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Shanghai, The Best 2-Week Tours from Beijing, The Best Family-Friendly Tours to China, and The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in China.


Which place is cheaper, Shenyang or Wuyuan?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Wuyuan is $57, while the average daily cost in Shenyang is $70. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Wuyuan and Shenyang in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Wuyuan $26
    Shenyang $41
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Wuyuan $52
    Shenyang $82
Compare Hotels in Wuyuan and Shenyang

Looking for a hotel in Wuyuan or Shenyang? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Wuyuan


Hotels in Shenyang


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Wuyuan $13
    Shenyang $19

Is it cheaper to fly into Wuyuan or Shenyang?

Prices for flights to both Shenyang and Wuyuan change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Wuyuan $20
    Shenyang $18
Typical Food Prices in Wuyuan

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Wuyuan:


  • Gummy Candy
    $0.28
  • Cookies
    $0.69

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Wuyuan $19
    Shenyang $7.69

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Wuyuan $14
    Shenyang $5.82


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Wuyuan and Shenyang, we can see that Shenyang is more expensive. And not only is Wuyuan much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Wuyuan would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Wuyuan and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Shenyang would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Shenyang than you might in Wuyuan.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Wuyuan Expensive? and Is Shenyang Expensive?.



When is the best time to visit Wuyuan or Shenyang?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Wuyuan or Shenyang in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Wuyuan and Shenyang.

Wuyuan is a little warmer than Shenyang in the summer. The daily temperature in Wuyuan averages around 30°C (85°F) in July, and Shenyang fluctuates around 25°C (77°F).

Shenyang receives a lot of rain in the summer. Wuyuan gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In July, Wuyuan usually receives more rain than Shenyang. Wuyuan gets 192 mm (7.6 in) of rain, while Shenyang receives 174 mm (6.9 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Wuyuan 30°C (85°F) 
    Shenyang 25°C (77°F)

Should I visit Wuyuan or Shenyang in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Wuyuan as well as Shenyang.

In the autumn, Wuyuan is much warmer than Shenyang. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Wuyuan in October average around 20°C (68°F), and Shenyang averages at about 10°C (51°F).

Wuyuan usually gets more rain in October than Shenyang. Wuyuan gets 82 mm (3.2 in) of rain, while Shenyang receives 36 mm (1.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Wuyuan 20°C (68°F) 
    Shenyang 10°C (51°F)

Should I visit Wuyuan or Shenyang in the Winter?

Both Shenyang and Wuyuan are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities.

Be prepared for some very cold days in Shenyang. In January, Wuyuan is generally much warmer than Shenyang. Daily temperatures in Wuyuan average around 6°C (43°F), and Shenyang fluctuates around -11°C (13°F).

In January, Wuyuan usually receives more rain than Shenyang. Wuyuan gets 63 mm (2.5 in) of rain, while Shenyang receives 8 mm (0.3 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Wuyuan 6°C (43°F) 
    Shenyang -11°C (13°F)

Should I visit Wuyuan or Shenyang in the Spring?

Both Shenyang and Wuyuan during the spring are popular places to visit.

Wuyuan is much warmer than Shenyang in the spring. The daily temperature in Wuyuan averages around 18°C (64°F) in April, and Shenyang fluctuates around 10°C (50°F).

It rains a lot this time of the year in Wuyuan. Wuyuan usually gets more rain in April than Shenyang. Wuyuan gets 238 mm (9.4 in) of rain, while Shenyang receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Wuyuan 18°C (64°F) 
    Shenyang 10°C (50°F)

Typical Weather for Shenyang and Wuyuan

Wuyuan Shenyang
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 6°C (43°F) 63 mm (2.5 in) -11°C (13°F) 8 mm (0.3 in)
Feb 8°C (46°F) 123 mm (4.9 in) -7°C (19°F) 17 mm (0.7 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 174 mm (6.8 in) 1°C (34°F) 17 mm (0.7 in)
Apr 18°C (64°F) 238 mm (9.4 in) 10°C (50°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
May 23°C (73°F) 257 mm (10.1 in) 17°C (63°F) 52 mm (2 in)
Jun 26°C (79°F) 270 mm (10.6 in) 22°C (72°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Jul 30°C (85°F) 192 mm (7.6 in) 25°C (77°F) 174 mm (6.9 in)
Aug 30°C (85°F) 107 mm (4.2 in) 24°C (75°F) 153 mm (6 in)
Sep 26°C (78°F) 85 mm (3.3 in) 18°C (64°F) 76 mm (3 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 82 mm (3.2 in) 10°C (51°F) 36 mm (1.4 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 60 mm (2.4 in) 1°C (34°F) 17 mm (0.7 in)
Dec 8°C (47°F) 48 mm (1.9 in) -7°C (19°F) 10 mm (0.4 in)