China Tours' Top Summer Resorts (I)

2013-08-15China travel Guide

Here are brief introductions to China tours’ top summer resorts:

1. Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park

The sceneries are so incredibly beautiful. Snow mountains, Colored Pool, Swan Lake, Mirror Lake, Pearl Shoals Waterfall and Colorful Lakes. Up and down, tiredness and comfort, disappointment and ecstasy – Jiuzhaigou National Park, a tour place where amazing happens, everything happens.

You got plans, expectations and determinations before get started, but the actual conditions will destroy all your physical or mental preparations, and drive you into a position in which you can only accept or take actions based on what just happened. You have no idea what the next second will bring to you, and you just carefully open your eyes and look at the amazing surrounding sceneries or taste the nervous and furious atmosphere.

2. Mount. Lushan


Thousands of years’ crustal movement shaped Lushan Mountains’ overlapped and magnificent images. Lushan Mountain is a famous ancient mountain integrating religion, education and culture and Lushan became one of the Buddhist center as early as in the Mingdi reign of Eastern Han Dynasty. Excellent human sceneries assemble here. Bordering Yangtze River in the north and Poyang Lake in the east, Lushan Mountain covers an area of 302 square meters, with the 1474-meter Dahanyang Peak as the highest point. Lushan Mountain is famous for its magnificent and rugged landscape.

3. Qinghai Lake

Embraced by surrounding tall and rugged mountains, it presents a view of frogs extending to the distance and green waves reaching the edge of the sky. With high elevation, the climate here is cool and comfort in summer. Even in scorching sun, the average temperature is just around 15 centigrade.

Travel essences: Lake Sceneries, photography, summer escaping.

4. Beidaihe

It is located in southwest Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province. Bordering the Bohai Sea, it has long and curving beaches in which sands are soft and tidewater is gentle. With verdant forest, it is a famous seashore summer resort. Moreover, it is one of the nine sunrise watching places of China.

Recommended Activities: Sun-rise watching, Swimming, Sunbath

5. Changbai Mountains

Mountain Changbai, also well known as "Baekdu Mountain", "Baitou Mountain", "White-Headed Mountain", "Top 10 Mountains in China", is actually a dormant volcano and seen as a National Nature Reserve in China. That's why Mountain Changbai boasts rare animals, marvelous lakes, amazing hot springs, and forests that stretch to the horizon. There is splendid scenery during the clearly-defined four seasons, but it is especially beautiful in winter. The landscapes on Mount Changbai are of the picture-postcard variety, with over 30 scenic sites, 3 of which are profiled below, and which offer unique geographical characteristics of interest to nature lovers. The view from any of Mount Changbai's 16 tallest peaks is intoxicating, while the view from Tianbao Peak especially makes you feel that you are standing on the roof of the world.
Key Words: Mountain Climb, Hiking, Forest Adventure, Tianchi Lake.  

--- Xavier (VisitOurChina)