Winter Holiday in Changbaishan, China!

Where to go on winter holiday? How about to a unique latitude & longitude (41.98°N x 128.08°E) in the world where no less than FIVE major countries are extremely close together? China, North Korea, Russia, Mongolia and Japan!! How about Changbaishan, China?? WOW!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

Temperatures in Changbaishan during the winter months are frigid for sure, but the world class resorts/hotels will keep you warm when you aren’t outside enjoying the skiing!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

The Changbaishan National Nature Reserve has an elevation of an impressive 9000 feet and includes beautiful views of an active volcano!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

For nature lovers the landscape provides opportunities for winter-wonderland photos!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

There are many choices of lodging; how about staying at the new and widely touted Wanda Resort? The Hyatt and even Holiday Inn have options as well!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

The new Chinese/Korean fusion cuisine is delicious and will serve to cement the outstanding memories of a unique winter holiday!

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China - Dec. 2015

Changbaishan National Nature Reserve, China – Dec. 2015

Ginseng is found in North America and in eastern Asia (mostly northeast China, Korea, Bhutan, eastern Siberia), typically in cooler climates. Here the ginseng root is laid out to dry!

One more important fact about Changbaishan National Nature Reserve: the whole reserve covers an area of 2,000 square km, and is actually a large natural zoo and botanical garden, and a part of the UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Program!
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Page Links:

http://volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=30506

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano

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