China is a perfect destination to enjoy vacations. It is equally popular among various types of vacationers, for instance, from food lovers to culture admirers, and from those who need escape to those like indulging in crowded festivals etc. If you love exploring deserts and want to experience something new this time in China, then pack your bags. Here are 5 most beautiful deserts in China that would take your breath away.
1. Badain Jaran Desert
The Badain Jaran desert is the fourth biggest desert in the entire world. It is located approximately 150 kilometers away to the north of the Hexi corridor. It is spread over an area of 49,000 square kilometers. This peachy and hot desert exhibits the biggest sand dunes of the planet earth.
2. Taklamakan Desert
The Taklamakan Desert is located at the heart of the Tarim Basin. It is covering an area of approximately 337,600 square kilometers. It is the largest desert in China and interestingly it is the world’s second biggest shifting sand desert.An extensive sea of gold like sand reaches the horizon at the heart of the desert between the Hotan River and the Keriya River.
This peachy desert is situated in Xinjiang Junggar Basin. It is spread over an area of 48,000 square kilometers. Gurbantunggut is the second biggest desert of China. There are fixed and semi fixed ridges of sand in this desert that are covering total 97 per cent area of this beautiful desert. This desert is also the home of about 100 plants, some of them are particular to this desert.