Changbai Mountains, an ideal place for a summer getaway

Updated: August 5, 2022

The Changbai Mountains in Northeast China's Jilin province have taken on a summer look and are now covered with blooming flowers.

The Changbai Mountains range, being a national 5A scenic area, is included in the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve Program and is an international A-level nature reserve.

Tour option: three-day, self-driving tour

Transportation: Car

Tour route: Erdaobaihe town—Daxitai River Scenic Area—Changbai Mountain North Scenic Spot—Changbai Mountain Julong Volcanic Stone Forest Scenic Spot—Lushuihe International Hunting Ground

Features: pristine air, lush forests, Changbai Mountain Tianchi sightseeing, forest cabins, water rafting


A road lined by lush pine trees leads to Erdaobaihe town in Jilin province. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]


Erdaobaihe town, gently bathed in mist, boasts pristine water and lush greenery. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]


An awe-inspiring vista of Tianchi, the world-renowned volcanic lake in the Changbai Mountain range, in Jilin province. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]


This forest is the scenic spot that has the lowest altitude in the Changbai Mountains. Due to orogeny or volcanic activity, a large area of strata subsided, causing it to sink to the bottom of the valley. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]


Water rafting is one of the most popular and thrilling activities in the Lushuihe International Hunting Ground in the region. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]


One of the scenic spot's must-see attractions is its high-altitude zip line. The forest coverage rate in the area is 95.5 percent and the negative oxygen ion content is nearly 30,000 parts per cubic centimeter. [Photo/WeChat account of Youyou Jilin]

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