Changbai Mountain Tour
- Chinese name: 长白山风景区
- Foreign name: Changbai Mountain Scenic Area
- Location: Chibei District, Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province
- Climatic conditions: temperate continental mountain climate
- Opening hours: May 1-September 3, 07:00-17:00; September 4-April 30, 08:00-17:00; May 1-September 3:
- Changbai Mountain North Slope Scenic Area: 7:00-17:00,
- Changbai Mountain West Scenic Area: 7:00-15:30;
- Attraction level: AAAAA level
- Ticket price: 199 yuan (North Scenic Area ticket + eco-car)
- Famous attractions: Changbai Mountain Tianchi, Changbai Waterfall main peak Baitou Mountain
- Suggested play time: 1-2 days
- Suitable season to visit: summer and autumn are the best, winter can be skied at Changbaishan Railway Station
The Changbai Mountain Scenic Area is mainly divided into three major scenic spots: North, West, and South, and tickets are sold separately. Tianchi is a must-see in Changbai Mountain, and it is also a sacred place for blessings in the hearts of many tourists. In addition, you can enjoy many natural beauties such as the Changbai Waterfall on the mountain, the Alpine Garden, the Jinjiang Grand Canyon, the forest at the bottom of the valley, and the alpine hot springs.
Changbai Mountain is a dormant volcano. The Tianchi Lake located at the top of the main peak volcanic cone is the largest crater lake in my country and the highest volcanic lake in the world. Standing on the top of the mountain with an altitude of more than 2400 meters, you can see the mountains in the distance, overlook the clear and pure Tianchi like a jewel under the blue sky, and feel the fairyland in reality.
Changbai Mountain Tourist Map
Changbaishan Tours Video
Changbai Mountain Tour Transfer: Car Rental with Driver
Changbai Mountain Travel Guide
The three scenic spots have different landscapes, and the tour order is: North Scenic Area-West Scenic Area-South Scenic Area.
The North Scenic Area
The North Scenic Area is usually a must-visit scenic spot, because the North Scenic Area has rich landscapes and many scenic spots, which can represent the characteristics of Changbai Mountain. In the North Scenic Area there are the spectacular Changbai Waterfall, the mysterious and pristine forest at the bottom of the valley, the hot Julong Hot Spring in winter, and small scenic spots such as Xiaotianchi and Lvyuantan. There are small stalls selling hot spring eggs with unique taste in the hot spring square on the mountain, you can try them.
The West Scenic Area
After visiting the North Scenic Area, you can spend another day going to the West Scenic Area for an in-depth tour. The West Scenic Area is relatively close to Changbaishan Airport. The main landscapes include Jinjiang Grand Canyon, Alpine Garden, Wangchi, and the China-Korea Boundary Monument. Every July and August is the flowering period of Iris Garden, Alpine Garden, and Wangchi Garden. At that time, wild flowers can be seen all over the mountain, which is very spectacular. To see Tianchi in the West Scenic Area, you need to climb 1440 steps first, which is a small test for physical strength.
The South Scenic Area
The South Scenic Area is located at the southern foot of Changbai Mountain. It was developed late, with fewer tourists and more primitive natural landscape. There are Yalu River Grand Canyon, volcanic relics carbonized wood landscape, and you can also overlook the North Korean scenery on the other side of the Yalu River along the way up the mountain, while the view from the top of the south slope is wide, and you can see the Tianchi Lake at a glance.
Tourist distribution bases
When you come to Changbai Mountain Scenic Area, you usually choose Erdaobaihe Town and Songjianghe Town as the tourist distribution bases. The distance between the two towns is more than two hours. The Wanda Tourist Resort in the southern suburb of Songjianghe Town gathers many brand hotels such as Westin and Hyatt, and also has a high-level ski resort, which is suitable for winter vacations.