Day 3: A glimpse of the 'Golden Mountains' in NW China

The Altai Mountains, located in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, are known as the "Golden Mountains" for their rich mineral resources. The mountain range embraces lakes like Kanas and Yaze, alpine meadows and taiga forests, and is home to diverse flora and fauna. The Altai Mountains represent the most complete sequence of altitudinal vegetation zones in central Siberia, and are considered to be one of the most attractive places in Xinjiang.

About 'Golden Autumn in 7 Days'

On this year's National Day, CGTN Nature presents a series "Golden Autumn in 7 Days," we select 7 destinations – Gaoligong Mountains in Yunnan Province, Changbai Mountains in Jilin Province, Altai Mountains in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Yellow River in Shanxi Province, Yifeng in Jiangsu Province, Hulunbuir in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, to take you to enjoy a fantastic golden autumn around China! You can embrace the natural wonders, get close to wildlife and experience the happiness of harvesting of the year.  

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Day 1: Autumn adventure to a wild museum of biodiversity in SW China

Day 2: Wildlife sanctuary in NE China

(Cover image designed by Yin Yating and Xing Cheng, video footages from Journeys in Nature: The Altai Mountains Series)

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