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Travel Guide for the Mid-autumn Festival in China II

Laoshan Mountain, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

With its highest peak rising up to 1,133 meters above sea level, Mount Laoshan is situated in Qingdao (famous travel city for affordable China travel packages), on the southeastern Shangdong Peninsula. Facing the Yellow Sea, it is one of China's major scenic resorts and has long held the reputation as China’s most famous mountain overlooking the sea.

The mountain is known for its oddly shaped rocks, ancient trees and crystal-clear springs. The entire mountain covers 446 square kilometers (44,600 hectares) and features 218 places of interest, both large and small. There is neither intense heat in summer nor is there severe cold in winter.


Lijiang River National Park, Guilin


Located in southeastern China, this park is renowned for its karsts, limestone cones, cylinders and hills with colorful names like "Elephant Trunk," "Dragon Head" and "Five Fingers", these have inspired countless Chinese poets and artists and even been depicted on the country’s paper currency. The best way to drink in this breathtaking scenery is to take a 30-mile boat trip along the Lijiang River, from Guilin to Yangshuo (two famous city for best tours of China).


Erhai Lake, Dali City, Yunnan Province

Erhai Lake is situated 1,972 meters above sea level and covers an area of 250 square kilometers. It is the second largest highland lake in China, after Dianchi Lake. Its average depth measures 11 meters. The best way to tour the lake is to ride horses, bikes or camp around it.

The Peak, Hong Kong

Known as one of the Hong Kong's most conspicuous landmark, The Peak is the best place to enjoy the colorful night scene of the surrounding city skyline, the famous Victoria Bay, towering skyscrapers and peaceful green hillsides for your Hong Kong tour.

The mountain, the tallest in the city, is located in the western Hong Kong Island and tourists take the Peak Tram to ascend the mountain. Reaching the summit, visitors will see a seven storied building in the shape of a ship – one of Hong Kong's most striking landmarks, The Peak Tower. There are several attractions in the tower such as Madame Tussauds exhibit of over 100 wax models of celebrities. It houses many Hong Kong tourist attractions.


Jinshanling Great Wall, Beijing

Straddling the demarcation between Hebei province and Beijing, the Jinshanling Great Wall is rich in architectural history and natural scenery. In summer, the temperature here is at least five degrees cooler than in the capital, making it an ideal destination for weekend excursions. This particular section of Great Wall is said to be particularly photogenic.


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