Autumn is a dreamlike season.The changing color of the leaves turns the
world into a fairyland. The cool breeze brings pleasant weather and everything
is beautiful. It's ideal weather for going out and getting some exercise, or
sightseeing. For office staff with tight schedules, Citylife recommends cycling
tours, which are good for both your body and your
Here are some cycling routes in the suburban areas of Beijing and
Shanghai. Now let's cycle and chase the autumn wind together. Great scenery is
1. Great Wall route (Distance:
Itinerary 1: Jianxiang Bridge--Changping--Ju Yong Pass--Ba Da
Scenic spots en route: Tank
Museum--Ju Yong Pass--Ba Da Ling'Summer Palace
Road condition: General
quality of the roads is good except those parts around Ju Yong Pass.
1) There are some scenic areas to view the autumn leave around
Ba Da Ling, which are good places to take photos from.
2) Cyclists should
watch out for pedestrians and vehicles in some of the more famous tourist areas
such as Ju Yong Pass and Ba Da Ling.
2. A route beside the lakes
Itinerary: The North gate of the Olympic Center--Lishui
Bridge--Xiao Tangshan(A town in Changping)--Silver Mountain(In Changping)--Jiudu
River(In Huairou)--Huanghua Town(In Huairou)--Sihai Town(In
Scenic spots en route: Silver Mountain -- Huanghua Resevoir
Road condition: Before getting Silver Mountain, there are foothills.
From Huanghua town to Sihai, the steep slopes may challenge your biking skills.
1) Silver Mountain, where the Forest of Towers, a famous
scenic area, is located, is extraordinarily gorgeous in this season. Entrance
fee: RMB 15.
2) 'Small West Lake' is a well known a stunning reservoir in
Huanghua Town.. Surrounded by grand mountains, this area is a good place to
enjoy the autumn scenery.
3) On the way, there are many restaurants offering
delicious dishes made with authentic brown trout.
4) This route is very
popular among foreigners.