Autumn (September to October) is a lovely time in Beijing. Some say it is the best time to visit Beijing. Temperatures start to cool, and there is plenty of sunshine. Many people go to the mountains to enjoy the colors and the natural beauty. It is also the time for harvest, when fruits and vegetables are ripe. It is the time for the mid autum festival and the best time to see all the colourful kites in the sky. People will although enjoy the wonderful gardens in Beijing. In the first week of October 01 – 07 is an important China holiday – China National Day, a week-long holiday. With many visitors in Beijing.