Lake Songhua Resort beckons summer tourists
Lake Songhua Resort in Jilin province beckons summer tourists. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Lake Songhua Resort, located in Jilin city, Northeast China's Jilin province, is attracting more summer tourists with its natural landscape and summer sports events.
The summer getaway, surrounded by lush mountains, has a forest coverage rate of more than 70 percent and an abundance of negative oxygen ions.
The resort is currently in its summertime operations, but it's also known as a four-season mountain resort. As a benchmark for the ice and snow tourism industry, the resort actively develops four-season tourism projects.
Mountain flowers flourish at the resort. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
This summer, six characteristic operation zones have been formed at the resort, which include a sightseeing and leisure area, mountain sports area, family entertainment area, outdoor wedding area, aviation flight area, and water sports area.
The resort is home to beautiful mountain flowers with long flowering periods, and there are more than 20 activities to do on the mountain, such as hot air ballooning and UTV racing.
There is also the country's first 1.9-kilometer mountain bike course, which provides a professional venue for mountain biking enthusiasts.
The resort has become a benchmark for the ice and snow tourism industry. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Themed events are organized every month, including a kite festival, flower festival, and camping festival.
This summer, the resort continues to promote tent camping and has opened three new camping areas. Every weekend, the summer beer and barbecue food market, valley concerts, outdoor movies and other activities are held as scheduled.
Since opening for this summer season, the resort's cumulative revenue has increased by 115 percent year on year.
Gondolas transport visitors up and down the mountain at the resort. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]