In October, China has stepped into autumn and it is the best time to explore the beauty of China during this period. Autumn in north China is the optimum season weather-wise with clear skies and fresh water. Where is the best place to travel in China in October? ChinaTour.com just recommends some good places to travel for your reference.
Top 1: Jiuzhaigou
Jiuzhaigou National Park is one of Sichuan’s star attractions, which allures incredibly 1.5 million visitors every year to gawp at its bluer-than-blue lakes, rushing waterfalls and deep green trees backed by snowy mountains. Scenery of Jiuzhaigou is the most charming in October, when you are most likely to have clear skies and blazing autumn colors to contrast with the turquoise lakes. The golden leaves cast their reflection into the differently-sized lakes delicately, the cascading waterfalls drop impressively from the sky, making Jiuzhaigou a paradise on earth.
Top 2: Beijing
Beijing is one of China’s true ancient citadels. It is also a confident and modern city that seems assured of its destiny to rule over China till the end of time. Beijing is at its best in autumn, when the weather is gorgeously fresh with blue skies and fewer tourists. As the blazing autumn approaches, some trees turn yellow, while some, still dark green. Around October, the red leaves in Fragrant Hill turn red gradually, making Fragrant Hill a great getaway to discover the autumn beauty of Beijing.
Top 3: Yangtze River Cruises
Cruising along Yangtze River, China’s longest and most scenically impressive river, is definitely a must-have along a perfect China travel, which has become a member of the prestigious China tour triumvirate, rubbing shoulders with Terracotta Warriors and Great Wall. The best time to cruise along Yangtze River falls into October, when you would be rewarded with cool climes and more stunning scenery. As the cruise ship moves, you could immerse yourself in the captivating scenery backed on each side heartily.
Top 4: Xinjiang
Bazaars, kebabs and camels are just a few of icons that hint at your arrival in Xinjiang. Take some time to discover Turpan, Kashgar and Hotan to trace back to the glorious ancient epic of Silk Road. For trekking-lovers, gravitating to the Kanas Lake and Tianshan Mountain to gawp at the blazing autumn colors of Xinjiang should never be missed. Also your Xinjiang travel would definitely be highlighted by euphrates poplar, the the reputedly “Desert Warrior”. As wind blows, the leaves of the euphrates poplar turn golden yellow, the blazing autumn color of Xinjiang. Why not take China tours of Xinjiang to discover its beauty?
Top 5: Tibet
As the southwest gate of China, Tibet, the reputedly Holy Land, is blessed with extraordinary highland landscape, awe-inspiring monastic cities, epic road trips and unique Himalayan culture, which captivates tens of thousands of travelers home and abroad to pay a visit every year. October is a good time to visit Tibet due to its warm days, fewer crowds, clear sky and crisp fresh air. Come to Tibet and see why so many travelers who visited here end up with coming again after going back! Tibet, a purified place worthy your visit!
Top 6: Silk Road
There are other Silk Road cities in countries like Turkmenistan, while it is in China that you could experience the feeling of stepping on the actual Silk Road. Travel by bus and experience the the route as ancient traders did mile by mile, town by town, from Xian, Lanzhou, to Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar. Take the Silk Road tours and trace back to glorious trading times in ancient Chinese history!
Besides the above-mentioned top places for China travel in October, other destinations like Wuhuan, Jinan, Lijiang and Guilin etc. are all great getaways for your China travel. Why not take a China tour and explore these top must-visit places?