With white snow covered all seasons, Xiling Snow Mountain is advantageous in sightseeing conditions. It was no wonder that the famous poet Du Fu has described the beautiful scene in his poem as “Snow accumulated through thousands years on the west snow mountain could be viewed within a glance from my window. Ships from the Eastern-Wu State of miles away are anchoring at the dock outside the house”. So this west mountain is called Xiliing (the west mountain) Snow Mountain. Due to the altitude of 5364m, highest in Chengdu area, Xiling Snow Mountain is abundant in resources and is listed as the World Natural Heritage Site as the National AAAA Scenic Spot. So you can see red maple leaves and appreciate the amazing natural scenery like light of Buddha, sunrise, sea of clouds, etc. Besides, as the largest ski resort in China, Xiling Snow Mountain provides over 20 activities in ski field for visitors to completely enjoy the excitement of ski sports. Beyond count, Xiling Snow Mountain is really a treasure to explore her charm.
There are many highlights here in Xiling Snow Mountain, such as the Panda Forest, Yin-Yang Boundary, Sun and Moon Platform, Maple Leaves, overlook of Xiling Main Peak, etc. so you can enjoy its various beauties along the way up to the peak.
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.
This place provided the perfect feast for your eyes. The jagged peak is both a watershed and the boundary of different climates. The cold and dry plateau climate meets the worm and wet basin climate at the peak, forming the world’s unique weather. You will be surprised when seeing the bright blue sky on one side of the peak and mysterious clouds world on the other side, which is like the picture of Yin-Yang Taiji.
This fairyland is really worth seeing for all sorts of peculiar natural sceneries. Visitors can enjoy the spectacular rolling sea of clouds, glorious light of Buddha, glowing images of sunrise, colorful lights of rainbow, bright moon like within a short distance, and miraculous lights among forest, etc. Visiting the appealing view in Xiling Snow Mountain, you will feel like roaming in a fairyland.
Standing at the highest place of the scenic spot, Hongshijian of 3312 meters above the sea, which is the closest place to the main peak, Daxuetang, you can enjoy the significant view of the white snow spreading for hundreds of miles on Xiling Snow Mountain shining below the sun and have a bird view of the Chengdu Plateau.
Xiling Snow Mountain is a fertile land for maples and other plants, so after the rainy seasons, you can appreciate about 100 square kilometers of maple leaves of red and golden, like a pretty oil painting.
Constructed on the hillside of the rare part of Xiling Snow Mountain, 2100-2800 meters above the sea, the Ski Resort of about 7 square kilometers wide is covered with snowfall from December to the next March. It has a snow depth of 50-80 cm and the average temperature in winter is 2 degrees below zero (15 degrees below zero at the lowest).
Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort has natural endowment as well as mature equipment and facilities for ski sports. With 2000 sets of world famous skiing equipment and 10 skiing runs of international standard for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers, 35 snow motors imported from Europe, 500 thousand square meters of mountain lawn, you can enjoy all the over 20 skiing sport events to lost in the silver paradise.
Try the Skiing that needs power, courage and skill to get the incomparable feeling of success, conquer and excitement.
The Zorb introduced from New Zealand makes you lost yourself between the feel of overweight and weightlessness.
It is suitable for all ages especially a family, and you can enjoy the team spirit when flouting down.
You want to experience the breathtaking moment of riding a motor flying? This event is right designed for you challengers. 35 snow motors from Canada and Japan, 3 annular driveways of 2000 meters long and 8 meters wide give you the pleasant excitement of driving as a flash.
It is really worth to experience, because you will feel strong heartbeat after it makes you rise and fall between the sky and the ground rapidly.
Moreover, you can try other interesting activities like, Assault Boat on Snowfield, Snakelike Sledge, Cross-country car, Grass Skiing, Mountain Bike, Hot Balloon, Archery, Dog Sledding, etc. to enjoy the happy moment with friends and family here in Xiling Snow Mountain.
Tips: after your visit to Xiling Snow Mountain, it is recommended to go to the nearby Huashuiwan Spring Resort to enjoy the hot spring that is very good for both your health and the skin.
Start from Chadiping to Watan and walk to Liangxikou where you can see streams and a bridge. Then, go to Zhangziya and enjoy the beautiful osmanthus trees and colorful waterfall along the way to guihualing. Next, go to Dashanmen and Jinhoufeng where you can enjoy blossoms, after that, walk to Hongshibao. Then, appreciate the spectacular view of two kinds of sceneries in Yin-Yang Boundary and Admire sunrise, sea of clouds and other breathtaking view in Sun and Moon Platform( walking for about 7 hours). Finally, enjoy the over 20 sport events in Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort.
Start from the Visitors Center to take a cable car to Yuanyangchi Stop and take a ferry bus to the Ski Resort to have fun in the interesting 20 entertainments. Then, take a cable car to Sun and Moon Platform to appreciate the sunrise, lights of rainbow and other unique sceneries. Finally, walk to Yin-Yang Boundary to see the spectacular views on the two sides.
Ski Resort: RMB 120/person
Dafeishui Scenic Spot: RMB 30/person
Yuanyangchi: RMB 120/person (double way); RMB 70/person (single way)
Sun and Moon Platform: RMB 120/person (double way); RMB 70/person (single way)
Scenic Area Insurance Cost: RMB 3/person
Skiing: RMB 160/person/hour
Motor in Snowfield: RMB 100/ adult/10 min; RMB 60/child/10 min
JEEP Cross-country Car: RMB 100/person/round
Other sport events: RMB 20-50/person
Note: The above fees are for your reference only, please contact our Travel Consultant for the updated and detail information.
There are many hotels in Xiling Snow Mountain for you to relax after the tired tour:
Scandic Resort Hotel has SPA, butler service and luxurious room with water bed.
Yinxue Hotel is full equipped with standard appliances and has nice environment
The Mountain Resort Hotel contains springs and is equipped with full floor heating system. Other clean and comfortable hotels like, Dujuan Hotel, Sunshine Hotel, Maple Leaf Hotel, and Snowflake Hotel are also good choices.
All seasons are very suitable to go to Xiling Snow Mountain.
In spring: tens of miles of more than 30 sorts of azaleas are in full blossom;
In summer: Xiling Snow Mountain is a good choice for camping and avoiding summer heat;
In autumn: maple leaves in red and golden cover the full mountain like a beautiful oil painting;
In winter: all the sport events are available in the Ski Resort, so you can totally have a fun with your family and friends.
Located in the west of Chengdu city, it is very convenient to arrive at Jinsha Site Museum.
Take a regular bus at Shiyangchang Bus Station / Chadianzi Bus Station / Airport Bus Station to Dayi County Bus Station, and take a regular bus here to Xiling Snow Mountain.
Xinnanmen Bus Station and Chadianzi Bus Station have a few direct buses to Xiling Snow Mountain.
If you want to get rid of hustle of public transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers sightseeing, 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 sightseeing.
1. 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.
2. Please be careful if you drive to the attraction by yourself for the snow on the road in winter.
3. Keep your camera from cold and put it rapidly into the bag after photography.
4. Take umbrellas, rain capes being the best, all the way for the various change of weather. And wear comfortable shoes that are antiskid
5. Take water with yourself because there is no drinking water at the top mountain area.
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