9 Days Jilin, Changchun and Changbaishan Mountain Nature Tour in Summer

Covering a total area of 2000 square km, Changbaishan National Reserve is part of the UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Program. The Tainchi Lake, mountains, hot springs, and waterfalls are among the six local natural wonders. This 8 days tour covers the highlights of Jilin city, Changchun and Changbaishan Mountain.


  • Visit the highlights of Jilin city and Chagnchun city.
  • Explore the natural wonders of Changbaishan.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Jilin Arrival
  • Day 2: Jilin
  • Day 3: Jilin – Changchun
  • Day 4: Changchun
  • Day 5: Changchun – Changbaishan
  • Day 6: Changbaishan
  • Day 7: Changbaishan
  • Day 8: Changbaishan – Changchun
  • Day 9: Changchun departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Jilin Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Jilin

Upon your arrival, met by tour guide and escorted to your hotel. Then explore this city on your own.

Day 2 Jilin

Sightseeing and Activities: the Meteorite Museum, North Mountain Park, Dragon Pool Mountain Park
Accommodation: Jilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today we will head to visit Meteorite Museum, the only meteorite museum in China. The museum collects most specimens of meteorites in Jilin and 41 meteorite specimens in other countries and territories. Then move on to North Mountain Park, with natural landscapes such as mountains and rivers, and ancient temples of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, etc.

The next stop is Dragon Pool Mountain Park, a hilly city site of the ancient kingdom of Gaojuli built in the fourth of fifth century.

Day 3 Jilin – Changchun

Sightseeing and Activities: The Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State, Jingyuetan National Forest Park
Accommodation: Changchun
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, head to visit The Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State. The palace was the official residence created by the Imperial Japanese Army for China’s last emperor Puyi to live in as part of his role as Emperor of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo.

In the afternoon, continue the tour to Jingyuetan National Forest Park. Reputed as the sister of Sun-moon Lake of Taiwan Province, the park is famous for its picturesque scenery.

Day 4 Changchun

Sightseeing and Activities: Changchun World Sculpture Park, Nanhu Park
Accommodation: Chuangchun
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The first stop for today’s tour is Changchun World Sculpture Park, a national 5A-class tourist attraction. Founded in 2001 and home to more than 320 sculptures, this park is a collection of Eastern and Western art and features a combination of natural and cultural landscapes.

Then move on to Nanhu Park. It is the largest park in Changchun, only second to the Summer Palace in terms of scale.

Day 5 Changchun – Changbaishan

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Changbaishan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today we will drive about 5 hours to Changbaishan West Slope. Then explore this place on your own.

Day 6 Changbaishan

Sightseeing and Activities: Changbaishan West Slope
Accommodation: Changbaishan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, take the bus to the mountain and enjoy the wide variety of plant life in this area. We will hike about 1 hour to one of the tops to get a panoramic view of Heaven’s Lake.

Then move on to North Slope and stay overnight here.

Day 7 Changbaishan

Sightseeing and Activities: Jeep ride, Changbai water fall, Underground Forest
Accommodation: Changbaishan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, depart from the hotel and head to take a jeep ride to one of the tops to get a panoramic view of Heaven’s Lake. Then go to appreciate the 68m Changbai waterfall. Enjoy the hot spring by the waterfall (extra 100RMB) if you like. Then continue to visit the Underground Forest.

Day 8 Changbaishan – Changchun

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Changchun
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, take the bus back to Changchun and arrive at Changchun at around 5:30pm.

Day 9 Changchun Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:
Meals: Breakfast

Explore this city at leisure until being transferred to the airport to take your flight. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.