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Changbaishan Tianchi

Fusong County, Baishan 134501, China
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One of the top attractions in china

Rewarded with the magnificent view of the frozen heavenly lake after 1442 steps from the south... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Dongdongsg
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Singapore, Singapore
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Geological splendour!

It was a warm, spring day when we hired thick, winter coats near the entrance to this enormous... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Hydrogeologist
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Fusong County, Baishan 134501, China
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Rewarded with the magnificent view of the frozen heavenly lake after 1442 steps from the south side. Totally worth the effort.

1  Thank Dongdongsg
Reviewed 11 May 2017

It was a warm, spring day when we hired thick, winter coats near the entrance to this enormous national park. The sheer scale of the entrance area hints at just how busy this park must get at certain times of the year, but when we...More

3  Thank Hydrogeologist
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We traveled from Yanji by hiring a private mini van; 1500 RMB and it was well worth it. The round trip took about three hours each way, so we left 5am and had breakfast at the entrance of the park (the park opens at 8:30...More

Thank retiredhaha
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Woke up very early in the morning as we foresee there is a lot of people. You to pay entrance fees to the park and take a bus to another location and pay separate mini van ride to the top of the mountain. Lake was...More

Thank Ap_cZ
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is the most amazing sight of my entire trip. As the Siberian winds meet the moist oceanic winds here the weather can be very unpredictable. The probability of being able to see the Tianchi is about 20% anytime of the year. There are also...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have been there since 2009 for three times. Only this time we are able to see the giant lake on the mountain. Breathtaking

2  Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We started off for Changbai Mountain early in the morning. We waited there at the entrance for our tour guide to get tickets. It was noted that adults at 65 or above would have free admission. However, they had to buy separate tickets for shuttle...More

Thank lorettalau
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Spent three days in the Changbaishan area. We travelled from Shenyang on the overnight train in a soft sleeper and booked into one of the budget hotels in Baishan. Our first day was spent just walking around the town and trying some of the local...More

1  Thank woody3155
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The journey is a good two hours because of buses and crowds. There a also 1600 steps to climb. But the view on a clear day is worth it. There is also a stone there that suggests one side is China and the other North...More

Thank namboo
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Spectacular volcano with mesmerising lake in the crater at the top. Very popular with Chinese and Korean tourists. Very exciting bus journey to the top. North side is good you can see waterfalls and stay at nearby lanjing hotel with volcanic spa.

Thank Barry E
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charlottechiang
30 June 2017|
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Response from retiredhaha | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather; we visited the park Last October, it wasn't great, due to fog, so couldn't really see the volcanic lake. However, there are other scenic spots in the park worth the visit. As I had mentioned earlier... More
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anjiethe
16 May 2017|
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Response from Dongdongsg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Forgot to mention that you may want to avoid public holiday period in china, everywhere is crowded
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smll_tlkr
8 May 2017|
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Response from retiredhaha | Reviewed this property |
During the winter months, it depends on the weather and the road that lead up to the top of mountain could be inaccessible due to excessive snow. However, I don't foresee any problem for the month of May. We visited the park... More
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