D ue to weather conditions, the summer period from May to October is the best time to visit Qinghai. Grasslands in Qinghai start to grow after May, when migratory birds also begin to fly towards the region, bringing life and vigor to the land. Though July is the hottest month in Qinghai, and the highest temperature at the Qarham Lake of the Qaidam Basin could reach 36℃, passengers may need to bring warm clothes traveling to places in south Qinghai, such as Wudaoliang. The Qinghai Lake is virtually surrounded by a sea of yellow rape flowers in July. The yellow blossoms and the azure blue water match perfectly with each other, forming the fantastic picturesque scenery. The lakefront serves as an ideal camping place for travelers, who will enjoy the cozy stay by the lake where the highest temperature is only 18℃. Summer traveling in Qinghai features sound highway transportation condition. However, occasional strong rains may lead to the landslide and torrential flood. Travelers coming to Qinghai during the period from May to September will be embraced by the grasslands, flowers, lake, as well as the snow mountains. Besides, various folk cultural activities, especially the local Qinghai dialectical folk ballad festival, will also feast the tourists. Travelers are suggested to prepare themselves well both physically and mentally before traveling to Qinghai, whose peculiar geographical and climate conditions may affect the travelers and pose challenges during the journey. Any detailed preparation is necessary for travelers who want to savor Qinghai to its nuances. Self-driving passengers are suggested to watch out for the road conditions in case the wheels were absorbed into the ground when driving through permafrost regions like the Hoh Xil Nature Reserve, where the solum gets softer during the summer.