Shanxi's rural travel routes gain national recognition
Shanxi province's six routes were recently included among the national rural tourism recommended routes launched by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Jincheng Gaoping Rural Flower Appreciation Tour
Itinerary: Yangtou Mountain scenic area - Yandi Farming Culture Park - Tielu village in Chenqu town - Wolongwan Healthcare Theme Town
Best time to travel: mid-April to mid-May
Jincheng Baima Temple Mountain Flower Appreciation Tour
The Baima Temple Mountain Forest Park covers a total area of 12 square kilometers and has a forest coverage rate of 65 percent.
Best time to travel: April 15-30
Lyuliang Cang'erhui Ecological Health Care Tour
The Cang'erhui eco-cultural scenic area features a wide variety of wild animals and plants, medicinal materials, wild edible vegetables and fresh fruits.
Best time to travel: May 1 to Oct 7
Xinzhou Apricot and Peony Appreciation Tour
Itinerary: Xinzhou - Dalongmen in Yuanping - Tianya Mountain - Yezhuang ancient village - Daying hot spring – Zhaojiazhuang village in Fanshi county - Hanshan Mountain scenic area
Best time to travel: May to June
Yuncheng Rural Cultural Experience Tour
Itinerary: Longmen village in Hejin - Yanjing village in Wanrong county - Li Family Courtyard in Wanrong county - Ninth Courtyard B&B in Wanrong county - Xixiang village in Yongji
Best time to travel: April 1 to Nov 30
Changzhi History Research Experience Tour
Itinerary: Xigou village - Dongping village - Longmen Temple - Baiyangpo Rural Memory Museum - Yuejiazhai village
Best time to travel: April to July