Lying 20 kilometers northwest of Huairou District, Mutianyu is known as one of the most famous tourist attractions in Beijing. With rolling mountain ranges, Mutianyu has one of the most awe-inspiring views in all of China: during the fall foliage season, you can take in the mottled tapestries of mountain while breathing the crisp air.
How to get there: Take Bus No. 916 from the Dongzhimen long distance bus station, and get off at Huairou City.
Entrance: 40 yuan
(China.org.cn October 31, 2008)