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Summary

This 3-day tour from Jilin to Changbaishan offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and adventure. Highlights include the stunning Heavenly Lake, the majestic Changbai Waterfall, and the rejuvenating Julongquan Hot Spring. The tour provides a comfortable transfer, expert guidance, and flexible accommodation options.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer

Begin your journey with a comfortable transfer from Jilin to Changbaishan. Settle into your accommodation and enjoy a free evening to rest or explore at your leisure.

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Jilin

Jilin, a vibrant city in northeast China, serves as the starting point of the tour where you will be picked up from your hotel or train station. It is known for its historical sites, beautiful parks, and the stunning Songhua River.

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Tips

Ensure you have all your travel documents ready for the transfer. Additionally, take the opportunity to explore Jilin's local cuisine and cultural attractions before departing for Changbaishan.

Changbaishan

Changbaishan, also known as Changbai Mountain, is a scenic destination renowned for its natural beauty and snow-related activities. The area is home to the spectacular Heavenly Lake and the awe-inspiring Changbai Waterfall, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature.

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Tips

The drive takes around 4-5 hours, so bring snacks and entertainment for the journey. Once at Changbaishan, take advantage of the opportunity to explore the surrounding area and indulge in the local delicacies.

๐Ÿž๏ธ Day 2: Explore Changbaishan

Dive into the natural wonders of Changbaishan Mountain, including the Heavenly Lake, Changbai Waterfall, and Julongquan Hot Spring. Enjoy a full day of exploration and breathtaking views.

๐Ÿ”๏ธ Changbaishan Mountain

Changbaishan Mountain is a dormant volcano and China's largest nature reserve, home to diverse ecosystems and stunning landscapes. The 210,000ha of dense virgin forest is a paradise for nature enthusiasts, boasting an explosion of animal, insect, and plant life. The mountain is a cradle of Manchu, Korean, and Han nationalities, and its diverse mountain-forest ecosystems make it one of the most unique in Asia.

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Tips

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera to capture the beautiful scenery. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the diverse flora and fauna that call this mountain home.

๐ŸŒŒ Heavenly Lake (Tianchi)

Heavenly Lake, located at the top of Changbai Mountain, is a stunning crater lake and the source of the Songhua, Tumen, and Yalu Rivers. The lake's beauty is unparalleled, and its altitude of 2,189 meters provides a serene and picturesque setting. Visitors can also appreciate the Heifengkou Pass, known for its wild whirlwinds and offering a full view of the magnificent Changbaishan Waterfall.

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Tips

When visiting the Heavenly Lake, make sure to include a stop at the Heifengkou Pass to witness the awe-inspiring Changbaishan Waterfall. The northern round offers a unique perspective and a chance to experience the natural wonders of the area.

๐Ÿ’ฆ Changbai Waterfall

The Changbai Waterfall, situated in the North Slope, is a crater lake waterfall with the largest water drop of 68 meters. Even in winter, the waterfall is not completely frozen over, as the water is geothermally heated beneath all year round. The walking path from the waterfall to the Heaven Lake is closed, making it an ideal spot to visit in the afternoon to avoid crowds.

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Tips

To fully appreciate the beauty of the Changbai Waterfall, plan your visit in the afternoon to enjoy the serene atmosphere and avoid the crowds.

Travel Information
๐Ÿ“ย ย ย Address: 23Q4+JF8, Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin, China, 134512

๐ŸŒ‹ Julongquan Hot Spring

Julongquan Hot Spring, located near Changbai Waterfall, is a hot spring with colorful volcanic rocks and medicinal properties. The hot spring, with temperatures ranging from 62 to 82 degrees centigrade, offers a refreshing and enjoyable experience, especially in cold weather. The chemical gases contained in the spring water give the surrounding volcanic rocks a variety of colors, including golden, blue, red, and green.

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Tips

After a day of exploration, unwind and rejuvenate in the Julongquan Hot Spring, taking advantage of its medicinal values and the refreshing experience it offers, particularly in colder weather.

Day 3: Return to Jilin

Enjoy a leisurely morning in Changbaishan before your guide transfers you back to Jilin. Reflect on your adventure and prepare for your onward journey.

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Changbaishan

Spend your final morning in Changbaishan at your own pace before heading back to Jilin. The serene beauty of the mountain and the surrounding landscape provides the perfect backdrop for quiet contemplation and relaxation.

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Tips

Use this time to revisit any favorite spots, such as the picturesque Heavenly Lake, or simply take a peaceful stroll to soak in the natural splendor. Ensure you have all your belongings packed and ready for departure.

Jilin

Return to Jilin where your tour concludes. As you bid farewell to the captivating Changbaishan region, take a moment to savor the memories created during your exploration of this enchanting destination.

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Ensure you have all your belongings packed and ready for departure. Take one last look at the stunning landscapes of Changbaishan before embarking on your journey back to Jilin.