Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Snow Mountain is a national scenic resort, which lies in Dayi County, Sichuan Province. The resort is about 95 kilometers away from Chengdu, the capital city of the province. The highest peak in this area, Snow Pond, is 5,364 meters above sea level and is capped with snow all year round; it is also the highest mountain in Chengdu. Xiling Snow Mountain is an ideal destination for your winter break in south China. During the winter months the temperature hovers just below the freezing point, often dipping to - 10 ℃. Snowfall starts around mid December and lasts till Mid March. Best time for skiing is January and February.

Xiling Snow Mountain is famous for its ski resort. The ski resort is located at the hillside of the back Xiling Snow Mountain, it covers an area of 7 square kilometers and snows up to four months (early December to late March of the next year). Equipped with beginners, intermediate level and advanced skiing courses, it can contain 2,000 skiers at the same time. Other facilities here include cable cars, snowmobiles, snowfield pulleys, and sleds, etc. Measuring 2,500 meters long, the cable car line between the Sun and Moon Platform and the skiing resort is the longest cable line in China. A single ride on it takes about 40 minutes. 

Things to see & do

Five-colored WaterfallDufu PavilionYin Yang BoundarySun and Moon Platform
Red Stone PeakMandarin Duck (Yuanyang) PondGlidingSnowmobiling 
Dog SledgingHot air-ballooningHikingHot Springs

Suggested Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tours

8-day Winter Wonderland of Sichuan

Tour Code: IFH-CW-05

Sichuan in winter is a spectacular sight to see. Snow covered mountains, frozen lakes and of course the wildlife and pandas. Start from Chengdu and work your way up the Xiling Snow...

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2-day Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Tour

Tour Code: IFH-X-01

Snowmobiling, dog sledding, hot air ballooning, flying disc, skiing...This interesting Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountain ski package tour is well-desinged for expats in China, tourists from...

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5-day Xiling Snow Mountain and Chengdu Winter Tour

Tour Code: IFH-X-02

This is a fully relaxing skiing holiday tour packed with snowmobiling, dogsledding, hot air ballooning, local culture and the adorable giant pandas...tourists can fly to Chengdu from...

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Getting there

Chengdu is the departure point for a visit to Xiling Snow Mountain. There are direct tourist buses to Xiling Snow Mountain from Xinnanmen Bus Station and Jinsha Bus Station, the time is 2 and a half hours. If you want to go to other scenic spots of Xiling Snow Mountain, you should first wait regular bus at Chengbei Passenger Bus Station or West Gate Bus Station to Dayi, the fare is ¥10 per person. There are lots of regular buses from Dayi to Xiling Mountain, the drive is within 1 hour, and the fare is 7 RMB.  

Xiling Snow Mountain Map