Xiling Snow Mountain

Renowned as the Oriental Alps, the Xiling Snow Mountain is only 95 km away from Chengdu City. Covering a total area of 375 square kilometers, it is the world natural heritage, panda habitat, AAAA level scenic spots, and national key scenic spots. There is a nival snowy mountain in the scenic area, 5,364 meters above sea level, which is the first peak of Chengdu area.

In 1999, it has developed China's largest and best facilities large high ski resort, large snow playground and large grass skiing ground, and alpine grasslands sports playground an altitude of 2,200 – 2,400 meters in Xiling Snow Mountain Scenic Spot, which covers an area of seven square kilometers

Xiling Snow Mountain Chengdu

Xiling Snow Mountain landscape features with original, natural, wild and wooly. It is amazing for water view, biological landscape, and sky landscape and so on beautiful natural scenery. With the construction of the Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort, the Xiling Snow Mountain adds entertainment and sports venues, which adds more fun for people who travel here.

Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort is an excellent place for skiing. It is well-equipped. With 2000 sets of famous-brand skiing facilities, including 35 snowmobiles imported from Canada and Japan, all-terrain skiing vehicles and sliding tubes imported from Europe, the skiing resort has become the largest snow park in China.

Standing in Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort, you can have a bird's-eye view of the whole Xiling Mountain. Many colorful sightseeing hot air balloons and parachutes hovering there, which allow you to enjoy the breathtaking scenery around. The 2500-meter-long gondola cable connecting Riyueping and the ski resort enables you to enjoy the sea of clouds, sunrise, sunset, the beautiful Yinyang Jie and Buddha halo.

Xiling Snow Mountain Chengdu China

Opening Hours

8:00-17:00 (Monday-Friday)

8:00-17:30 (Weekends and holidays)


Entrance Ticket: CNY 120 in normal times; CNY 160 in Spring Festival and other festivals and holidays.

Bus up/down (double way) the mountain: CNY 60

Cable car from foot of the mountain to the ski resort: CNY 60 (double way)

Entrance ticket of the ski resort: CNY 80

Cable car from the ski resort to Riyueping: CNY 60 (double way)

Bus from the ski resort to Riyueping: CNY 60 (double way)

Sightseeing cable car from the ski resort to Riyueping: CNY 80 (double way)

Alpine ski trail: CNY30 (from the mid-station of the cable car to the ski resort)

Scenic area insurance cost: CNY3

Snowboarding: CNY100 person/2hours (including equipments)

Snowmobile: CNY100/15minutes

Grass skiing: CNY 40 person/1hour (including equipments, field and cable car)

Other items: CNY 20-50 (such as hot-air balloon, parachute, bicycle, dog-sledding, flying sauce etc.)

Best time to Visit the Xiling Snow Mountain

All the year round is suitable to visit the Xiling Mountain. Tourist can appreciate cuckoo in spring, avoid hotness in summer, enjoy red leaves in autumn and go skiing in winter.

Sea of Clouds Over the Xiling Snow Mountian

How to get the Xiling Snow Mountain from Chengdu

1. Wave for a taxi, climb in, and go to 59 Linjiang Lu. This is where the bustling Xinnanmen Bus Station (xīn nán mén qì chē zhàn 新南门汽车站) sits. It's pronounced Xin Nan Men Qi Che Zhan in Chinese and every driver knows this place well. It is located near the center of the city, just a little bit to the south, and should be under 20 RMB from most points and hotels within Third Ring Road in Chengdu. The contact number for the station is 85433609. Buses leave typically each hour and sometimes twice an hour; it all depends on the time of year and demand. Just know you won't be waiting too long once you get to the station.

2. Go to the counter and ask for a ticket, either one-way or round-trip, to Xi Ling Xue Shan (西岭雪山Xiling Snow Mountain). You will save a few RMB by booking round-trip, but note you can connect from Xiling Snow Mountain to other tourist sites around Sichuan. A one-way ticket is 32 RMB, but can vary slightly depending upon demand.

3. Go through the security check, grab your baggage and find the correct gate for buses heading to Xiling Snow Mountain.

4. Check to see when the next bus is leaving, buy any snacks and drinks if desired, and line up and wait for boarding to be announced. Be sure to keep an eye on your belongings and your fellow travel members, especially if you have children.

5. You can also find bus to Xingling Snow Mountain in Jinsha Bus Station(jīn shā qì chē zhàn 金沙汽车站), where is located in 50 Middle Qingjiang Lu. There is only one bus head to the mountain every day from March to November, while in winter (December, January and February) there are two buses head to the mountain every day.

Questions & Answers about Xiling Snow Mountain

Asked by jess from australia 2014-08-08

How much is it for a one day tour from Chengdu to the mountain on the 25th of December with snowboard hire? Can you do longer than 2 hours?

Answered by Trip China Guide    2014-08-08

Hi Jessica,

We found that you made the same inquiry in our other website www.icefestivalharbin.com in a few days ago, our travel consultants had handled your inquiry via email, and we will not take this inquiry as a new one. Hope you understand.

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