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Tour Overview

Looking for a vacation spot that offers both beautiful winter scenery and a range of winter activities? Changbaishan is the best! This 5-day trip to Changbai Mountain will take you deep into the pristine scenery of lakes, forests, and canyons, as well as to many exciting winter activities. Ski in one of the best forested ski resorts in China, ride a traditional towed sleigh, enjoy a relaxing hot spring bath, raft on a hot spring river, capture the fairy like rime scenery… They are exhilarating and fatigue-eliminating.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Changbai Mountain’s West Slope, where you’ll witness stunning views of Heavenly Lake and the enchanting Jinjiang Grand Canyon.
2. Enjoy rafting on the hot spring water in Demon World Scenic Area, with mist-covered rivers and breathtaking rime scenery in Changbai Mountain.
3. Experience the thrill of skiing at Wanda Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort, where you can conquer challenging slopes or learn to ski with expert instructors.
4. Indulge in relaxation at the resort’s hot springs, allowing the warm, mineral-rich waters to soothe your body while surrounded by majestic mountain views.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Changbaishan, the largest dormant volcano in China! When you arrive at Baishan Changbaishan Airport, a hotel shuttle bus will transfer you to the hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free for you to arrange. Go to a free hot spring to beat the fatigue or experience exciting skiing (included).


    1. Please pack a swimsuit yourself.
    2. Ski suits and ski goggles are not included in this tour package. You can prepare them in advance or rent them on site.
    3. Guests can take the free shuttle bus from the hotel to Changbaishan International Ski Resort.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Changbaishan International Resort

    Changbaishan International Resort Hot Spring
    Enjoy a free hot spring at Changbaishan International Resort

  2. In the morning, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby, and then take a short scenic drive to Changbai Mountain West Slope, where the original scenery of Changbai Mountain is completely preserved. You will meet fewer tourists on the western slope than on the north slope.

    Changbai Mountain West Slope Winter
    Changbai Mountain West Slope in Winter

    Hike up more than 1,400 steps to Heavenly Lake and enjoy spectacular views of broadleaf forest, coniferous forest, and undergrowth along the way. Upon arrival, you will get a panoramic view of the Heavenly Lake, with snow mountains reflected in the lake, which looks very beautiful.

    Then follow the walkway to the Jinjiang Grand Canyon, a primeval forest landscape that turns into an ice fairyland in winter.

    After all visits, drive back to the hotel, with the rest of the day free for you.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Changbaishan International Resort

    Changbaishan Heavenly Lake Winter
    Heavenly Lake

  3. Get up early and drive to the Demon World Scenic Area for a glimpse of the unique winter primeval forest scenery of Changbai Mountain. The water system of this scenic spot is the warm spring flowing down Heavenly Lake, which never freezes. Every winter, when the temperature reaches minus 20 degrees Celsius, mist shrouds the river and beautiful rime hangs on the trees, creating an incredible wonderland.

    You will enjoy rafting on the hot spring water while appreciating the spectacular rime scenery on both sides, which is quite a special experience in Changbai Mountain.

    Changbaishan Devils Drifting
    Enjoy rafting on the hot spring water

    After that, drive about 2 hours back to Changbaishan International Resort. Stay overnight there.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Changbaishan International Resort

  4. Rise and shine! Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel to fuel up for the day's activities. Afterwards, make your way to the renowned Wanda Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort. This world-class ski resort offers a variety of slopes suitable for skiers of all skill levels.

    Wanda Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort
    Wanda Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort

    If you're an experienced skier, challenge yourself by tackling the expert trails. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you navigate the thrilling descents and sharp turns, all while enjoying the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains. For beginners, the resort provides instructors and lessons to help you master the basics of skiing. Take your time to practice and gradually build up your confidence on the gentle slopes designed for novices. In addition to skiing, you can take part in a snow house, snowmobiles, and other exciting activities.

    Wanda Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort Kids
    Ski Resort for Kids

    As you ski throughout the day, take breaks to soak in the awe-inspiring scenery surrounding you. Pause at strategic points along the trails to capture memorable photos against the backdrop of majestic mountains and serene forests.

    In the afternoon, reward yourself with some well-deserved relaxation at the hot springs within the resort. Immerse yourself in the warm, mineral-rich waters, allowing them to soothe your tired muscles and rejuvenate your body. Feel your stress melt away as you take in the tranquil ambiance of the natural surroundings.

    After indulging in the hot springs, head back to your hotel for a scrumptious dinner.


    1. Changbai Mountain International Ski Resort provides guests with basic skiing gear including a snowboard, a pair of poles and a helmet.
    2. You need to bring or rent your own ski suit, gloves, ski goggles, knee pads, and other equipment.
    3. If you are a beginner, you can hire an English-speaking coach to help you get started effectively.
    4. Guests need to pay a deposit of CNY 2,000 before skiing.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Changbaishan International Resort

  5. This morning is free for you until a hotel shuttle bus transfers you to the airport for your departure flight. The 5-day Changbai Mountain Skiing Tour ends here!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.


Price Includes

  • 4 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Cable car and basic skiing gear at Changbaishan International Ski Resort (include a snowboard, sleigh, etc.)
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight tickets to/off Changbaishan;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Ski instructor fees, ski suit, and ski goggles;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • A deposit of CNY 2,000 at Changbaishan ski resort;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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