Beijing -- Mohe, Heilongjiang (北京--漠河)
Mohe County in Heilongjiang [Photo by Xiefan/bbs.fengniao.com]
Duration: 22 --30 days
Expenses: 4,000 --6,000 yuan
Best time for cycling: June --July
With a history of more than 3,000 years, Beijing is the center of politics, culture, art and international exchange in China; it also features numerous cultural relics and natural scenery. As the northmost point of the country, Mohe is known as "China's Arctic Village" and the "place that never sleeps". Every year around the summer solstice, it is the best place to watch the Northern Lights and White Nights. During the cycling trip from Beijing to Mohe, visitors can enjoy the changing scenery from prosperous metropolis to boundless grasslands and then dense forest.