Far up in the northwest of China lies the province of Xinjiang, and far up in the northwest of Xinjiang lies Yili. It’s incredibly remote, but that won’t stop you from wanting to go there once you see their Apricot Valley. Take a look at the stunning pictures below to see the beautiful views and you’ll understand what we mean.

Located in Tuergen Township in Xinyuan County, close to the border of Kazakhstan, Apricot Valley has for years been attracting intrepid tourists who are eager to catch a glimpse of the majestically beautiful landscapes of pink and white apricot blossom that arrives every spring. The county has the largest apricot forest in Xinjiang and if you want to see these beautiful trees for yourself then you’re in luck. Peak season runs from the start of June until the end of September, so what are you waiting for? Get packing! But don’t forget to leave room for plenty of apricots.

According to China Tour Advisors, the low season is from April 1 – May 31; October 1 – November 30, and the peak blossoming season of these amazing trees is from June 1 – September 30.

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