Changbai Mountain launches serial summer events

Updated: June 12, 2023


The breathtaking Tianchi Lake, or the Heavenly Lake, is the most beautiful part of the Changbai Mountains in Jilin province. [Photo/Jilin Daily]

The 2023 Changbai Mountain Yalu River Cultural Tourism Season opened in Baishan city, Northeast China's Jilin province, on June 9, running through the end of September.

This year's tourism season will offer a variety of exciting activities for visitors to the Changbai Mountains, including 11 exciting events and experiences, like photography outings, sightseeing, food fairs, aerobic jogging trails, and a high-altitude strawberry festival.


The Lingguang Tower under the starry night in Baishan city, Jilin province. [Photo/Jilin Daily]

The festival's flagship event, the Yalu River aerobics running competition, has attracted participants from across the globe, drawn to the stunning scenery of the Changbai Mountains and the Yalu River. Participants can test their fitness and endurance, racing through scenic trails and receiving support and encouragement from cheering crowds.

The Huashu high-altitude strawberry festival is another highly anticipated event featuring delicious strawberries grown in Changbai Mountains, known for their rich and succulent flavors.

The festival also promises to provide many other fun-filled activities, such as exploring the riverfront, capturing stunning landscapes and natural scenery, sampling local cuisines, and experiencing the unique culture of the Changbai Mountains. Visitors can enjoy an unforgettable experience, immersing themselves in the local culture and nature.


The alpine grassland in the Xigu Scenic Area [Photo/Jilin Daily]