Fangchuan is a geographically interesting site, as it locate near to the triple border of China, North Korea and Russia.
After Changbai Mountains, Fangchuan is the second most interesting sites for visitors to Yanbian.
Directions of Getting There
Gaotie from Changchun -> Jilin -> Yanji, take a cab (around ￥20) or public transport in Gaotie Passenger Station to Huichun Station 珲春客运站. Bring some snacks or gums with you before you board Gaotie, chewing may be able to help the ear pain as it will go through a lot of tunnels. It might be also difficult to receive phone signals after Jilin.
High Speed Rail is similar to Gaotie route: Changchun -> Jilin -> Yanji, just that this will take longer than Gaotie.
You could joining local one day tour organised by the city tourism organization 珲春市旅游局 — 珲春一日游. It covers the 10 sub attractions in Fangchuan for around ￥160.
If you are going on your own, do not head to the forest, wild animals such as black bear, boars, Siberian tigers would be wandering in the woods of Huichun 珲春, or appear in the middle of the road all of the sudden. Insects as small as mosquitoes could also spread diseases, so avoid them by applying outdoor repellents.
To view the Sea of Japan and Japan Sea horizon, face left towards Russia direction, Sea of Japan is the sea far beyond the land after Russia. It should appear as a horizontal line.