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:
- Mountain climbing
- 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
- Dongbala Zoulang Restaurant
- Panduwan Hazigu Restaurant
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24.89% 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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Reviews & Ratings
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 youAnswer Report Abuse
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.Answer Report Abuse
A half day is sufficient to visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and cable car.Report Abuse