Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

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  • Address: Yulong County 674100, China, Lijiang
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 130 CNY
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Family And Kids, Adventure, Rock Climbing, Cable Car, Nature

This the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. It consists of 13 peaks. At 5600 metres, Shanzidou is the highest. It is called the jade Dragon Mountain because during the fog, from the villages it looks like a sleeping dragon. The mountain is covered with snow. It stretches for about 35 kilometres. It is believed that the mountain is the spirit of a man who had saved the villages from an evil fiend. The thirteen peaks are the 13 swords that he held against the enemy. Highlights include:

  • Skiing
  • Mountain climbing
  • Ropeway
  • The Impression Lijiang Show
  • The meadows at the foot
  • A sanctuary for rare animals and plants

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Travel Tips

  • You need to be fit to climb the mountain. It is a difficult climb.
  • Carry a medical certificate with you.

Entrance Ticket Details For Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

  • Impression Lijiang Show: CNY 190
  • Bus to the ropeway terminal: CNY 20
  • The ropeway trip (whole way): CNY 180
  • The ropeway trip (till the middle): CNY 60
  • The Ropeway Trip (small): CNY 50

How to Reach Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

  • Bus: 18 at Lijiang Railway Station 

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  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Address: Yulong County 674100, China, Lijiang
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Timing: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Price: 130 CNY
  • Best time to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 24.45% of people who visit Lijiang include Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in their plan

  • 81.82% of people start their Jade Dragon Snow Mountain visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

People normally club together Black Dragon Pond Park and White Water River while planning their visit to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

People also prefer to start their day with Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • I am going to visit Jade Dragon Snow mt for a day trip. I would like to book a local tour from Lijiang, what is the standard price per person including transport, cable car ride and entry fees? I want to know so as not to be overcharged. Thank you

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    • You may check out these Lijiang tours, many of which are all-inclusive. Opting for these tours would prove to be cheaper comparatively.   

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  • We arrive into Lijiang airport 27th May 10.45 and flying out on 28th May at 14.50. Is that enough time to see Jade Dragon Snow Mountain & cable car.

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    • A half day is sufficient to visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and cable car.

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