Summer Resorts around Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-09-19

The city gives its dwellers a plenty choice of summer resort destinations.
Xiling Snow Mountains
The Xiling Snow Mountains are in Dayi County in western Chengdu and cover a large area of nearly 500 sq. km, and part of the area is open to tourists who come to see the magnificent peaks and alpine scenes (the highest spot in Chengdu, 5, 364 meters above the sea level, is within the area).
Xiling Snow Mountain features a sunrise over the cloud sea, valleys, primitive thick forests, cascading waterfalls and natural caves — all coming together to form an image in Chinese paintings.
The temperature of Xiling Snow Mountains is lower than 22℃ in summer. So it is reputed as a Natural Refrigerator and Oxygen Bar. Activities for summer include grass skating, climbing and hiking. It offers hikers alpine wildflowers, waterfalls and all kinds of rocks.
Transportation:
Direct bus service from Chengdu to Dayi County or the Xiling Snow Mountains scenic area at the Xinnanmen Tourist Distribution Center and Chadianzi Bus Station in downtown Chengdu.
Admission: 40 yuan, cable car (optional, 60 yuan / person)
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