China is an enormous country with a great variety of climates, geology and natural vegetation. From mountains and forests to rivers and valleys, China is endowed with some of the most beautiful scenery on Earth.
Most of the rural areas in China still retain their natural beauty and are unaffected by the pace of industrialization. Once you step out of the polluted cities, the countryside greets you with a palette of colors.
Get ready to explore some of the most idyllic places in this country.
Sunshine on The Tarim River
The Tarim River is the principal river of the Xinjiang region. It is the longest inland river in China and the second largest inland river in the world.
Jiuzhai Valley National Park
This beautiful valley is home to nine Tibetan villages, over 220 bird species as well as a number of endangered animal and plant species.
Changbai Mountain Forest
This forest is located in the north-east near the border with North Korea. It is popularly known as ‘China’s Green Treasure House’.
Dongchuan Red Fields
Another popular destination among tourists and backpackers. Dongchuan’s unusual brownish-red color comes from its rich deposit of iron and copper.
Yuanyang Terraced Fields
Yuanyang rice terraces are a treat for any photographer. The stunning scenery and unique culture of the people is worth discovering.
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