Xiling Snow Mountain in Chengdu
Attractions Overview: Paradise for Skiing in Chengdu
Attraction Type: Mountain, Nature
Chinese Name: 成都西岭雪山
English Name: Xiling Snow Mountain in Chengdu
Best Time to Visit: Winter
Recommended Visiting Time: 1 Day
Open Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00, Saturday to Sunday 08:30-17:00
Admission Fee: Gate of Ski Resort: RMB 120/person
Address in English: Xiling Town, Dayi County, Chengdu City
Address in Chinese: 成都市大邑县西岭镇
Why is Xiling Snow Mountain So Special?
Xiling Snow Mountain is one of the world natural heritages, a habitat for giant pandas, a great site for skiing, and a national key scenic spot in Chengdu. The mountain top is covered with snow all year round. Measuring 5,346 meters (17,539 feet) above sea-level, it is the highest peak in Chengdu area. It is a great place both to get close to the purest natural beauty and to experience the excitement of skiing sports.
Where is Xiling Snow Mountain?
Xiling Snow Mountain is located in Dayi County, about 95 kilometers (59 miles) away from the Chengdu urban area. And the address of the mountain is Xiling Town, Dayi County, Chengdu City. And the mountain lies about 123 km from Chengdu railway Station, and about 114 km from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.
How to Get to Xiling Snow Mountain?
Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)
If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Xiling Snow Mountain with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.
For independent travelers you can
By Bus: Take buses from Xinnanmen Bus Station, Chadianzi Bus Station, or East City Bus Station to Xiling Xueshan (Xiling Snow Mountain).
The buses from Xinnanmen Bus Station leave at 8:40, 9:00, 9:20 and 13:00; the buses from Chadianzi leave at 9:00, 9:10, 9:30, 9:50 and 10:30; the bus from East City Bus Station leaves at 7:00.
Main Attractions in Xiling Snow Mountain
Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort
Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort is China’s largest and most successful alpine ski resort, and commonly known as ‘The Oriental Alps”. The ski resort’s proximity to a major transportation hub like Chengdu makes it easily accessible to both domestic as well as foreign skiing enthusiasts. Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort has 7 world-class Alpine ski pistes, totaling in all 10 kilometers and ranging from beginner to advanced levels, so there is something for every member of one’s party, regardless of skill levels.
With vast forest and comfortable climate, Xiling Snow Mountain is a natural shelter for the giant pandas. They live here in great leisure, eating bamboo, playing together, sleeping enjoyably, etc. However, for the protection of them, it is very hard to see this group of babies along the way.
Located in a forest, the water falls down from high granite and spreads along scale-like red rocks, like white silk waving on red blanket. If lucky, one can see rainbow peering through the water mist.
Useful Travel Tips
- Since the temperature in Xiling Snow Mountain is very low in winter, it is recommended to take enough clothes and a pair of gloves of flexibility to keep warm.
Entrance fee: Ski Resort: RMB 120/person Dafeishui Scenic Spot: RMB 30/person
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