Mount Paektu is the tallest mountain on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeastern China. At the very top of the mountain is a huge crater called “Chon”, which translates to English as the Lake of Heaven. The mountain experiences abnormal shifts in temperature but is usually incredibly cold and wearing jackets is advised. To North Koreans, the mountain is also considered to be the heart of the Korean Revolution. The highest peak of the mountain is the Janggun Peak. Directly on the border between North Korea and China is the Chongun Rock.
Mount Paektu is the coldest zone in North Korea and experiences an incredibly cold climate.
Answer: The best time to visit Mount Paektu is during the summer months.NORTH KOREA WEATHER
Mount Paektu is accessible via a direct flight from Pyongyang or China. Cable cars and funiculars take tourists to the summit as well as buses and in some instances, trucks.
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