Qinghai Internet Celebrity Check-in Spot: Mengyuan Flower Sea

Known for its vast fields of canola flowers that bloom every July, Menyuan County is also a major oilseed producing area in the northwest region. The canola flower area in Menyuan covers 600,000 acres and is highly renowned compared to the southern Jiangnan region. Due to the sloping fields towards the river channels, standing on the river bank and looking from both sides, there is a breathtaking sight of golden yellow extending as far as the eye can see, with the flowing Haomen River in the middle, echoing the picturesque Qilian Mountains in the distance.

The sea of rapeseed flowers in Menyuan, Qinghai, China

Located in Menyuan Hui Autonomous County, Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, Menyuan Baili Oilseed Flower Sea Scenic Area. Entry to the flower viewing platform at the top of Yuanshan Mountain is chargeable, where visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the flower sea. The best viewing time is the end of June when the oilseed flowers start to bloom, but it is not fully open yet. From early July every year, it enters the peak season of oilseed flower blooming, with the blooming period from July 5th to 25th, and the best time to enjoy the flowers is from July 10th to 25th. The oilseed flower scenery, together with the blue sky, white clouds, mountains, rivers, forests, grasslands, unique dwellings, and bee farms, create a charming landscape with unique characteristics, attracting countless tourists.

Rapeseed flower viewing terrace

Location of the scenic spot: Haomen Farm, Haomen Town, Menyuan Hui Autonomous County, Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province.