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Changbaishan Tianchi

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Address: Fusong County, Baishan 134501, China
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My group of 24 used the southern approach. Your bus/car to the mid point, their bus to stairs, you walk up. crowded. go early. No smoking, maybe the only place in China it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My group of 24 used the southern approach. Your bus/car to the mid point, their bus to stairs, you walk up. crowded. go early. No smoking, maybe the only place in China it seems to be strictly enforced. When you take the bus secure your gear, wear your seatbelt. it is a fast and rough 40 minute ride, On the... More 

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We got lucky with the weather, a beautiful, sunny day. But be prepared, the temperature drops fast as you go up the mountain. Even the road to the top is amazing, as you climb twists and turns in a 4wd vehicle. The top, and the Heavenly Lake, is beautiful. Don't miss going to the waterfalls!

Thank brian824
Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Two years ago, I went to Chang Bai Mountain only because of a movie named Tomb Notes. However, when I got there, I have seen a big and lively ski facility. I never ski before, so I were too nervous to wear the skiing equipment. So that my parents let me sitting there to watch others skiing. But I quite... More 

1 Thank hannah730
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

When visiting Dongbei (Manchuria) in China, one of the highlights we looked forward to was Changbaishan, especially the beautiful Tianchi (Heavenly Lake). Unfortunately we encountered drizzle and thick fog throughout our trip to Changbaishan. In fact, after the long bus ride on Changbaishan bus to Tianchi, we could not even make out the outline of the lake! We saw nothing... More 

3 Thank PerryTan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Arrived early in the morning via the West Gate and went up the mountain road by eco mini bus. The over 1440 steps was not steep overall and it was an easy climb for me, reaching the summit in less than 30 minutes with short rest to catch my breath. Overall the view of the lake was mesmerising ! It... More 

2 Thank Amberdy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Five years ago I climbed to the summit of Changbaishan from North Korea, where it is known as Mt Paektu. I shared across the gorgeous lake and decided that one day I would come back to this place from the opposite direction and climb the summit from the Chinese side. As other reviews have said, there are multiple entrances from... More 

5 Thank DaveAH6HY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My son and I had arrived in Fuson (a village 30 minutes away from the west entrance to changbaishan) on the previous night. taxis were easily hailed on the street in front of the hotel. the rate was 150 yuan to go and return i.e. day rate. The ticket office opens at 7:30am on weekdays and 7am on weekends. I... More 

6 Thank Andrew M
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Climbing the endless stairs to the top of ChangBai mountain, felt like reaching the clouds... I can't really advise on how I've got there since my university has arranged it for all its foreign students, but what i know is that it was worth every penny, second, and effort. I'm not sure how the place looks in other seasons because... More 

2 Thank Nardeen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was told by many friends that it is often cloudy at Chanbaishan but when i was there it was perfectly clean and the view was amazing the only down side is the amount of people that want to go there makes it quite crewed the main thing is the heavenly lake at the top of Changbaishan but the other... More 

2 Thank Gunnar O
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

There are two paths to Changbaishan: from the west, and from the north (east and southern entrances are from the North Korea side, though I heard that recently a southern line has been developed from the China side as well). If you want an overlooking view of Tianchi, take the north entrance. This is subject to weather conditions, as often... More 

3 Thank Jeff S

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