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China Ski Tours - Best Ski Trips in China 2024/2025

Are you thinking of a skiing holiday in the winter in China to stretch your body on the shimmering snow tracks?

China boasting a wide area of snowy land in winter has abundant excellent ski resorts to give you a memorable energetic skiing winter vacation, such as the top snow resort once as the venue for the World Olympic Games with superior excellent professional trails, the scenic snow resorts with dreamy rime spectacle and mountain views, the popular resorts with advanced Club Med hotel equipment, the joyous snow resort quite convenient from city transfer, and so forth. You can easily choose your favored tour from our top China ski tours popular among our customers from the globe, plan your trip with more highlights easily by checking the popular trip packages to top ski destinations, and browse more useful travel tips for a ski vacation!

If you have more ideas or needs about your China ski tour or winter vacation, you can tell us for a customized tour based on your own interests, travel date, physical conditions, budget and other needs!

China Discover as a local travel agency specialized in providing reliable and valuable tour holidays to global travelers have obtained 1,850+ good reviews on Tripadvisor and 3,630+ favorable customer reviews so that you can 100% rely on our tour services and trust that we can help you get a wonderful winter trip with lots of ski fun no matter you are traveling solo, with family or friends! Please feel free to tell us anything directly to draw a beautiful start of your wonderful ski trip in China!

What Are the Advantages of Our China Ski Tours?

  • Real fun of the skiing - Play to the most to show your skiing skills, learn how to ski in safety as a new-bie at the national top professional ski resorts.
  • Customizable itinerary for winter happiness - ski, snowboarding and other sports on ice and snow are well arranged, easy combination with local must-see highlights for more China beauty savory around the country. Every tourist area and experience can be put into your itinerary and enjoyed at your preferred pace.
  • Worry-free holiday - you book our trip, and we take care of all the rest: itinerary, accommodation, transport, tour guide, support team, food, activities…

"Winter Vacation to Harbin"

They arranged a very detailed and well planned 04 day itinerary of the city, including skiing in Yabuli for 01 day. Our guide, Helen, was an absolute DREAM ... read More Tours »

January 18, 2021 Varun V

"Harbin, Ice Sculpture Park and Skiing"

We were a small group planning to go to Harbin in the North of China to visit the Ice Sculpture Park and do three days skiing. The itinerary was carefully chosen by us... read more »

January 20, 2021 Michael Y

"7 days Harbin, Yabuli and Snow Town"

Booked this 7 days trip from Wonder. He was patient and helpful answering all my queries. Our whole trip was well organized by him. Our driver Mr Xu is a patient and helpful gentleman. He helped with our luggages, helped to look after our small kids... read more »

December 20, 2019 Ronnie Lim

"Ice festival and skiing Harbin"

An amazing holiday with China Discovery. We stayed at Yabuli and skied for 4 days and enjoyed the local activities in the are. Club med was great and a trip to snow town was great fun. Especially at night with all the lights. We went snow mobiling...read more »

January 2, 2019 123Travel

Explore Winter Splendors with Ski Resort Destinations in China

For the top popular skiing destinations in China, there are much more happiness and splendors to discover from just skiing! To make full use of your trip and leave more wonderful memory during your skiing tour, we highly recommend you add the top must-see highlights of the destination into your skiing plan. Such as the dreamy rime sightseeing and northern China winter view in Jilin, the charming Heavenly Lake and fresh air at Changbaishan, the fairy tale mushroom houses and international Ice and Snow Festival neon and sculptures near and in Harbin, the magnificent Mount Emei Buddha statues and Buddhist culture in Emeishan, chubby giant pandas and leisure life pace in Chengdu, etc. All those skiing places are beautiful and worthy your exploration together with your ski sports days.

  • Jilin
  • Changbaishan
  • Harbin
  • Chengdu
  • Beijing
  • Xinjiang
Ski with More Jilin Highlights

Jilin having held the international rime ice and snow festival for over 20 years is the dreamy wonderland to totally immerse into the fairyland rime sightseeing at famous Rime Island every winter from November to the next February. Besides, the outstanding and famed Beidahu once holding the Asia Olympic Games is quite favored by ski enthusiasts to enjoy the winter sports fun.

  • Location: Northeast China (Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: -12°C
  • Type: Snow, Ice and Snow Festival, Nature
  • Best Places to Go: Rime Island, Beidahu Ski Resort, Beishan Park, Songhua Lake
  • Recommended Trip Length: 3-6 days
Songhua River Ice Rime

8 Days Northeast China Tour with Harbin Ice & Snow Festival

The fantastic winter vacation to see the charm of snow and best culture highlights in Northeast China with exploration to Harbin, Jilin, Changchun, Shenyang and Dalian in one go!

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Wusong Island Rime

4 Day Harbin Ice & Snow Festival with Jilin Wusong IslandTour

The fantastic winter ice trip to explore wonderful Harbin Ice and Snow Festival and mysterious Jilin Wusong Island rime scenery for visual and mind joy!

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Ski with More Changbaishan Highlights

Changbai Mountain is one of the 10 Most Famous Mountains in China and has fascinating snow scenery with snow-capped mountain and valley as well as peaceful Heavenly Lake like a hidden fairyland paradise. Plus, Changbaishan Mountain Ski Resorts including the famous Wanda Changbaishan Ski Resort is the wonderland for ski lovers every winter.

  • Location: Northeast China (Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: -17°C ~ -5°C
  • Type: Snow, Nature
  • Best Places to Go: Changbai Mountain, Changbai Waterfall, Valley Forest, Mojie Scenic Area
  • Recommended Trip Length: 3-5 days
Changbai Mountain Heavenly Lake Summer View (West Slope)

6 Days Harbin, China Snow Town & Changbai Mountain Tour

Enjoy a visual feast of snow, snow forest, ice lake in Snow Town and Changbai Mountain, also take part in the magnificent Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin city.

Price from Request

Dive Performance off Diaoshuilou Waterfall at Jingpo Lake

7 Days Northeast China Winter Tour

With many stunning attractions designed in the time-saving way, the 7 days will be the amazing vacation in the NORTHEAST CHINA to enjoy the winter to the fullest!

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Ski with More Harbin Highlights

Every winter from the end of late December to the next late February, the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is holding including the world’s biggest ice sculptures. You can also enjoy skiing, winter-swimming, ice lantern exhibition and numerous snow activities in the “Snow Paradise”. Learn more about Winter Travel & Tips of Harbin >>

  • Location: Northeast China (Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: -13°C ~ -24°C from November to March
  • Type: Snow, Ice and Snow Festival, Nature
  • Best Places to Go: Harbin Downtown Area, Yabuli Ski Resort, China Snow Town
  • Recommended Trip Length: 3~6 days
Skiing Course at Club Med Yabuli

6 Days Harbin Yabuli Ski Tour with Club Med

The terrific wonderful happy vacation with 3 nights staying at Club Med Yabuli for free skiing and snowboarding plus various entertainment fun. Also, you will not miss the fascinating Harbin Icea and Snow Festival jubiland atmosphere!

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Exciting Skiing Experience in Jihua Ski Resort

4 Days Harbin Tour with Jihua Ski Resort & Harbin Highlights

Combine your winter trip with both Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival and the cool skiing experience in Jihua Ski Resort.

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Ski with More Chengdu Highlights

Chengdu is always popular throughout the year with its adorable giant pandas, representative leisure life style, mouth-watering Sichuan cuisines and snacks. Besides, the nearby “Bronze” Mount Emei as one of the Four Great Buddhist Mountains in China is especially alluring in winter with the snow scenery from the waist to the peak of the mountain.

  • Location: Southwest China (Medium Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: about 5°C from December to February
  • Type: City, Culture, History, Snow
  • Best Places to Go: Chengdu Panda Base, Jilin Old Street, Renmin Park, Wenshu Monastery, Xiling Snow Mountain, Mount Emei, Leshan Giant Buddha
  • Recommended Trip Length: 1-3 days
Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort

4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tour

This tour takes you to have a classic winter ski holiday with diverse fun activities at popular large Xiling Snow Mountain and rich kinds of highlights Chengdu City leisure life in one go!

Price from $530

Golden Summit Winter

3 Days Mount Emei Winter Tour with Skiing and Hot Spring

Starting from Chengdu, you will drive to Mount Emei with an awe-inspiring stop to see Leshan Giant Buddha. Then enjoy incredible snow and ice scenery, relax yourself with comfortable hot spring, take part in snow activities...

Price from $467

Ski with More Beijing Highlights

Beijing being the venue for 2021 Winter Olympic Games has a series of outstanding ski resorts for ski lovers to show yourselves, such as Zhangjiakou, Chongli, Nanshan, etc. Besides, the capital city still preserves abundant royal sites and heritages for an essential Chinese culture and history savory, including the famous Forbidden City and Great Wall. Also, you can get under the skin to see Beijingers’ life among the Hutongs and local parks. You can choose the following popular Beijing tour packages to get more inspiration or tell us to customize a Beijing ski tour for you!

  • Location: North China (Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: -15°C
  • Type: Culture, History, Snow
  • Best Places to Go: Zhangjiakou Ski Resort, Chongli Ski Resort, Forbidden City, Great Wall, Temple Heaven
  • Recommended Trip Length: 4-6 days
Alexia - Mutianyu Great Wall

4 Days Classic Beijing Tour Package

Visit the best and featured highlights of Beijing in a single trip and explore the glorious past and present of Beijing in one go. Apart from Beijing's time-honored landmarks - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and Great Wall, you will take a special visit to 798 Art Zone and admire the most outstanding architectures in Olympic Park.

Price from $485

Beijing Jundushan Ski Resort

5 Days Marvelous Beijing Winter Holiday with Ski Package

Explore the World Cultural Heritage Sites, enjoy a marvelous hike on the Great Wall, ski in one of the best skiing resorts in Beijing and relax your body in hot spring resort.

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Ski with More Xinjiang Highlights

Xinjiang turns into a fantastic dream place with heart-melting snow sightseeing around Altai mountain range, Hemu Village and famous Kanas. Silvers trees dressed by white snow form the distinct beautiful forest contracting the azure sky backdrop for a grand visual feast. The white roofed cottages dotted at the village give you the rich ideal serenity for mental release. Just indulge into the wonderland after your joyous skiing around Altai or Urumqi! Please contact us to customize a ski tour to Xinjiang based on your own interests and needs!

  • Location: Northwest China (Cold-weather Place)
  • Winter Average Temperature: -15°C in north Xinjiang
  • Type: Nature, Culture, Snow, Photography
  • Best Places to Go: Heavenly Lake, Hemu Village, Kanas Lake
  • Recommended Trip Length: 4-12 days
Florian from France - Kanas Lake, Altay, Xinjiang

4 Days Relaxing Kanas Holiday Tour

This is a relaxing holiday in which you will enjoy a relaxing and scenic walking around Kanas Lake to escape the crowds and explore deep wild forest, take the best photos of Kanas’ seasonal scenery at the Three Bays, stay a night in the wooden Hemu Village and soak in the amazing morning and sunset views, also experience unique Tuvas ethnic culture.

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Aluring Heavenly Lake Scenery

5 Days Urumqi Discovery to Turpan and Heavenly Lake

By travelling Urumqi with the Heavenly Lake and Turpan, you are rewarded a comprehensive exploration of ancient Silk Road sites, history and culture of the whole Xinjiang region and joys of spectacular natural beauty.

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Useful Tips for Your China Ski Tour

Here we list out the most useful travel tips for the planning, packing, weather, wearing, etc. for a China ski tour. If you have more questions, please contact at any time, and our experienced travel experts are always ready to help you!

Snow usually begins to fall from November in northern China and December in southwestern China. And there are usually 3-4 months’ snow covered period for almost ski resorts around China. Travelers usually enjoy their skiing vacation between December to the next February. However, for Yabuli Ski Resort and Beidahu Ski Resort, you can ski here from late November to the next March as they enjoy a long snow covered period in a year.

Wear professional and standard ski equipment including skis, poles, helmet, ski boots, knee pads, elbow pads, etc. To keep your personal safety. For clothing, it is highly recommended to wear in layers so that you can put them on when feeling cold or take them off when feeling hot. Usually, base layers made of cotton, ski jacket, goggles, ski gloves, wool ski socks, thick fleece, fleece headband, ear muffs, snow pants, waterproof coats, face masks, etc. are most suggested. If you are going to join a party after skiing, take your nicer outfits.

The above listed clothing need to be packed. Besides, sunblock, lipstick, moisture cream and make-up, camera and chargers, travel plug adapter, high energy snacks (chocolates, energetic bars, nuts, etc.), medication including painkillers, etc. are better to be packed.

You can take your own ski gears and equipment including skis, snowboarding, ski clothing, etc. To save money renting on site at the ski resort, however, you need to pay some fee if you are flying to the resort destination. If you take your own ones, there are abundant storage lockers for your easy access. In fact, ski resorts at Yabuli, Beidahu, Changbaishan, Xiling Snow Mountain, etc. all have ski equipment renting service for you to find your ones with suitable sizes, helping you reduce your packing weight. However, you need a little higher budget.

If you never experienced skiing or ski at a very basic level, choose a ski resort where you can find professional ski trainers to teach you how to ski at the beginner’s level, so that you can reduce the chance getting injuries. And it is also recommended to choose a hotel as close to the ski trail as possible.

For most ski resorts in both south and north China, there are various types and levels of hotels available for the different needs of travelers, from 5-star luxury hotels and resort hotels, 4-star comfort hotels, to 3-star budget hotels, boutique hotels and homestays. Yabuli Ski Resort, Beidahu Ski Resort, Changbaishan Ski Resort and some large ski resorts near Beijing offer much better hotels including international brand chains including Club Med, Leneng, etc. Moreover, hotels prepare great Chinese and western food for your energy refill and tasting joy. Some accommodation also provide some local special flavors for your fresh try. So, you do not have to worry about what to eat. If you have some special dietary habits, please tell our travel expert when booking your ski tour in China!

In order to have a good physical condition and mood for the skiing sport on snow, it is highly recommended to have a good rest on your first night at the ski resort. Do not have too much food for the dinner and try to go to sleep early for enough rest the night before your first skiing day. And enjoy a nutritious and energetic breakfast for your sport on your skiing day.

Many large ski resorts in China offer services and signs in both Chinese and English, such as Yabuli, Beidahu and Changbaishan. Besides, some luxury resorts hotels there have some English-speaking ski trainers and reception personnel for the convenience of international ski lovers, including Club Med Yabuli, Club Med Beidahu, etc. Also, some resorts and nearby hotels even have signs in Japanese, Korean, etc. Please contact us for the detailed service languages of your interested ski resort before planning!

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