Mt. Changbai---Hometown of Snow and Forests
With the famous precious animals like Northeast Tigers, martens and spotted deer jumping and chasing among these thick primeval forests and big rivers formed by melting snow and rich rainfall, Mt. Changbai is a paradise for rare animals and plants. When people talks about Mt. Changbai, “Three Treasures”-- ginseng, mink fur and deer horn will surely be recommended. Mt. Changbai is a large-scale natural reserved place and also the water resource of Songhua River and Yalu River.
Covering an area of over 200,000 hectares, extending 78.5 kilometers north to south, and 53.3 kilometers west to east, Mt. Changbai has a wholesome natural environment and ecosystem. It's China's typical comprehensive nature existence of world importance.
History and Culture
Mt. Changbai is situated in Antu County of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in northeast China, bordering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the south. The best time to visit Changbai Mountain is September. Generally, it snows from October. The best time to view snow and to ski is from November to March.
Mt. Changbai has been worshipped by the surrounding peoples throughout history. Both the Koreans and Manchus (an ethnic group in China) consider it the place of their ancestral origin. It was first recorded in the Chinese classic text Shan Hai Jing with the name Buxian Shan. It's also called Shanshan Daling.
Admission fee: 100 RMB/person
Opening hours: 8:00-16:00