Top 8 Places to Enjoy Golden Yellow Rape Flowers in China

07/03/2015
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When spring comes, rape flowers begin to bloom from the south to the north across China. When and where is the best to enjoy rape flowers in China? We recommend 8 place to enjoy the beautiful rape flowers.

Rape Flowers

Rape Flowers

Top 1 Guiyang & Anshun, Guizhou Province

Time: middle of March
In Guizhou Province of China’s southwestern, rape flowers are widely-spread on the mountainside in Guiyang and Anshun, especially Kaiyang. In addition to look at rape flowers, tourists can also visit the surrounding ethnic group villages, and other attractions like Mt. Tiantai and Huangguoshu Waterfalls.

Top 2 Luoping County, Kunming, Yunnan Province

Time: from the end of February to early April
Taking a bus from Kunming City along the National Highway G324 to Luoping County, you will see fields and fields of rape flowers, planting in the 200,000 mus of fields.

Luoping Rape Flowers

Luoping Rape Flowers

Top 3 Wuyuan, Jiangxi Province

Time: from the end of February to middle March
Located in Jiangxi Province, Wuyuan enjoys a widespread reputation as “the most charming village in China” for its well-preserved ancient towns and original buildings dating from a long time ago. Walking in the village, rape flowers bloom among the Hui-style cottages. It feels like walking back into the old times, or a Chinese ink painting.

Top 4 South of the lower reaches of Yangtze River

Time: from the end of March to early April
South of the lower reaches of Yangtze River is known as Jiangnan. The rape flowers here are as graceful as a watercolor painting, reflecting the typical spring atmosphere in this are. Early spring is still chilly with cold breezes and showers, and the rape flowers are like the ushers bringing the warm spring.

Rape Flowers at South of the Yangtze River

Rape Flowers at South of the Yangtze River

Top 5 Loess Plateau, Shangxi Province

Time: May
On the Loess Plateau, the golden rape flowers come out in early May. If you set out from Xian, and go west toward Mao Tomb or Gan Tomb, and both of them are the tombs of famous emperors in ancient China, you can see waves of rape flowers on each side of the road.

Top 6 Shakou Town, Yingde of Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province

Time: from early February to end of April
Standing in a remote town of Guangdong Province, the only rape flower-themed tourist attraction is part of the Mt. Huashui Nature Reserve inside the Yingde National Forest Park. As many as 3,000 acres of land are scattered with rape plants, creating a striking scene in Guangdong Province.

Bee and Rape Flowers

Bee and Rape Flowers

Top 7 Xianju, Taizhou, Zhejiang Province

Time: from the end of March to early April
Xianju Literally means “the homeland of the God”, where is one of the best place to enjoy golden rape flowers. The months of March and April are the prime time of rape flowers in Zhejiang Province. The rape flowers are planted in the 80,000 mus of fields, enhancing each other’s beauty with ancient town, strang hills and terraced fields.

Top 8 Men Yuan, Qinghai Province

Time: July
By July, the rape flowers in the southern China have been harvested, but those near Qinghai Lake are in full bloom. The azure blue Qinghai Lake is embedded in millions of acres of yellow flowers on the plateau, producing a magnificent view just like paradise.