For most people in the south of China, snow is always full of expectations because it doesn’t snow much in south area. Every winter, many ski lovers are excited for their favorite season. Though it doesn’t snow in the downtown of Chengdu, there are some good ski areas in the counties around Chengdu. Let’s go skiing during your internship in China!
1.Xiling Snow Mountain
“From my window the snow-crowned western hills are seen; Beyond the door the eastbound ships at anchor lie”, this is a poem that describe the beautiful scenery in Xiling Snow Mountain.
The entire Xiling Snow Mountain is covered with snow in winter, like a thick quilt. There is a large ski area with a wide area and the most complete ski equipment. there’s nothing enjoyable than a hot Spring after skiing. You can find a hot spring hotel in the nearby town to have a perfect day during your internship in China!
Address: Xiling Town, Dayi County, Chengdu
How to get: Take bus from Chadianzi terminal station, about 2 hours
Business hours: 9:00-17:30 for the day ticket and 19:00-21:00 for the night ticket
Ticket: 120 yuan for entrance ticket; Skiing: 120 yuan / 1 hour, 160 yuan / 2 hours
Accommodation: you can stay in the nearby Huashuiwan Hot Spring Hotel
Jiuding Mountain, as one of the “ten top least famous” peaks selected by National Geographic of China, enjoys the reputation of “enjoying azalea in spring, cool in summer, colorful forest in autumn and snow field in winter”.
This weekend, Taiziling Ski field will be opened for skiing. There are three primary roads, three intermediate roads, two senior roads and three snow playing roads with a total length of 4.2km. It’s suitable for all level. In addition, the snow gears are all imported equipment, quite professional. You can book the skiing ticket bus ticket in the Wechat store of the ski field. The bus leaves at 7:00 in the morning, return at 16:00, you’ll have about 3 hours on skiing.
Address: beside the 213 national road from Wenchuan county to Maoxian County
Take the bus: Direct train ticket can be purchased on WeChat. You can search mini programs: “九鼎山太子岭滑雪场直营店”
Business hours: 9:00-17:30 from Monday to Friday; 09:00-18:00 on weekends and holidays
Ticket details: 70 yuan / person for entrance ticket, 268 yuan / person for skiing all day
Accommodation: you can stay in the snow field in a four star hotel “Hemingzhuang”
Bipenggou is about 300 kilometers away from Chengdu. Although it’s winter, it can’t stop people’s step for chasing freedom. In winter, the scenery is still beautiful. The frozen lake, beautiful sunshine, blue sky, and white clouds make it a wonderful ice world.
Address: bipenggou scenic spot, Li County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Business hours: 8:30-18:00
Ticket details: scenic spot ticket + sightseeing bus 120 yuan; adult skiing 120 yuan / hour, children skiing 100 yuan / hour
Accommodation: Namu Lake Hot Spring Hotel or gulgou Hot Spring Hotel
Where can you go in winter during the internship in China? Let’s get out of the city, take fresh air in this beautiful ice and snow world.