Famous Biking Trails in China
Bicycles are an excellent method for getting around China's cities or looping tourist sights. It is one of the best ways to see the landscape sceneries and explore the rich culture in China. You'll get to discover the nooks and crannies of this country that might surprise you, hear the bustling sound of daily life and feel the fresh breeze along the road, perhaps you will have a little chitchat with the curious and friendly local people. Check out China Biking Tours or Contact us for a customized tour.
1. Yangshuo Countryside
The little town of Yangshuo is an internationally acclaimed tourist destination, characterized by crystal clear rivers, limestone crags, lush vegetation, traditional Chinese architecture and customs, which have been immortalized in Chinese classical landscape paintings and poetry. Biking by the paddy fields and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give you a fascinating view and a chance to see how the local farmers live off the land in a traditional way.
Recommended tour: Guilin Essence and Yangshuo Yangshuo Exploration Tour
2. West Lake in Hangzhou
West Lake in Hangzhou City is considered one of the most beautiful sights in China, with its scene Three Pools Mirroring the Moon printed on the back of the 1 RMB banknote being the proof. It is an absolutely enjoyable experience to bike around the West Lake. Besides its impressive beauty, West Lake also features rich cultural heritage. Since ancient times, numerous verses, poems, paintings, and other works of art have been made with the theme of West Lake. Many ancient buildings surrounding the Lake are of significant artistic value, and were listed among the most treasured assets of the nation.
Recommended tour: Suzhou & Hangzhou Biking Tour
3. Qinghai Lake
Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland salt-water lake is at 3200 meters above sea level. It is situated at the east of Qinghai province, around 2.30 hours drive from Xining. The lake occupies an area of 4456 kilometers, having a perimeter of more than 360 kilometers and it is over one time lager than the famous Tai Lake in Wuxi, China's east Jiangsu Province. The ellipse-shaped lake looks like a huge white poplar leave setting among alpine prairie. Scenery in Qinghai lake varies according to seasons. Summer and autumn, with most comfortable weather condition and most beautiful lake scenery is the best time to visit the lake.
Recommended tour: Qinghai Lake Biking Tour
I updated this article on January 21, 2013
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