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Yabuli International Ski Resort

Yabuli International Ski Resort
Yabuli International Ski Resort
The Yabuli International Ski Resort, the biggest and best ski resort in China, is 200 kilometers (124 miles) east of Harbin and 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Mudanjiang in Shangzhi City, Heilongjiang Province. During the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), the resort was the hunting ground for feudal lords.

The resort provides great skiing with high mountains and good snow. Local skiers enjoy the high elevation and the fact that the snow is neither too hard nor too powdery. The lowest temperature is -47.2F. Because of the high elevation, snow falls for a long period of about 170 days. The period from November to late March of the next year is the best time to ski at Yabuli Ski Resort.

The ski resort includes two distinctive areas: the competitive section and the leisure skiing section. The alpine competitive skiing section reaches an altitude of 1,374 meters (approx. 4,508 feet). Built according to international standard, this section provides an excellent environment for professional skiers. In the leisure skiing section, the highest altitude is only about 1,000 meters (approx. 3,281 feet), and the area provides a comparatively safe environment for leisure skiing. There is also a German built slide where tourists can enjoy sliding down from the top of the snowy mountain. Doing skiing on the slide is easy and safe, bringing visitors a thrilling experience.

Yabuli Ski Resort Map
The resort is the biggest training centre for alpine skiers and the mountain hosts of many professional skiing competitions. In 1996 the 3rd Winter Asian Games was held here along with numerous the National Winter Games and other national and provincial competitions.

Besides skiing, visitors can also take advantage of the other entertainment facilities at Yabuli International Ski Resort, such as the mini golf course, tennis court, turf courts, hot-air balloons, para-gliders among others. The combination of activities, the beautiful forest and comfortable facilities offer tourists a relaxing and fun vacation. In winter, the ski resort is a fantastic place for skiers; in summer tourists can escape the heat and enjoy fun outdoor activities. All year round the resort offers beautiful scenery.

 By now five ski resorts have been open to the public at Yabuli – Yawangsi Ski Resort, New Sports Committee Ski Resort, Xinhao Ski Resort, Hero Ridge Ski Resort and Daqingshan Ski Resort. Hereunder is the price for each one:

 

Yawangsi Ski Resort

 Price List for Skiing (CNY)

Time 2 Hours 4 Hours Full Day
Price 150 300 500
 Prices for Ski Instructor Lesson (CNY) 
Time 1/2/3 1/2/3 1/2/3
Weekday Weekend Holiday
2 Hours 200/280/360 240/320/420 280/360/480
Half Day 350/560/720 400/640/780  460/720/840
Full Day 460/720/900 500/800/1020 540/920/1140
 Opening Hours: 08:30 - 16:30
 
 

New Sports Committee Ski Resort

 Price List for Skiing (CNY)
Time 2 Hours 4 Hours Full Day
Price 200 300 500
 Prices for Ski Instructor Lesson (CNY) 
Time One to One One to Two One to Three - Six
Normal Time/ Holiday Normal Time/ Holiday Normal Time/ Holiday
2 Hours 200/240 350/400 450/480
Half Day 300/350 500/550 550/600
Full Day 500/600 700/750 750/800
  Opening Hours: 08:30 - 16:30
 
 

Xinhao Ski Resort

 Price List for Skiing (CNY) 
Time Weekday Weekend Holiday 
2 Hours for Beginner 260 360 460
Half Day for Alpine Skiing 300 400  500
Full Day for Alpine Skiing 500 600 700
 Prices for Ski Instructor Lesson (CNY) 
Time One to One One to Two
2 Hours with a private coach 600 800
4 Hours (2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon) with a private coach 1000 1400
Full Day (6 hours) with a full practice accompany 1500 1800
Special Two Day Training (6 hours per day) 2600 ---
Special Three Day Training (6 hours per day) 3800 ---
 Opening Hours: 08:00 - 16:00
 
 

Hero Ridge Ski Resort and Daqingshan Ski Resort

 Price List for Skiing and Instructor Lesson (CNY)  
Time 2 Hours 4 Hours Full Day
Skiing 120 200 300
Instructor (2 hours) 200 200 240
 Opening Hours: 08:30 - 16:30

 Prices for other lease in these ski resorts are the same as follows:
 
Item Price (CNY)
Clothing 90 (4 hours); 150 (full day)
Goggles 30 (4 hours); 50 (full day)
Snow Tubing 80 for 30 minutes; 140 for 60 minutes
Helmet 50 (4 hours); 80 (full day)
Hat 20
Gloves 20
Sledge 220
Horse-drawn Sleigh 200
Snowmobile 200/10min

 

Notice:

Yabli Ski Resort1. Weekday refers to Monday to Thursday, and weekend refers to Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Holiday includes Christmas Time (Dec. 24th - 25th), New Year's Day (Jan. 1st - 3rd) and Spring Festival.
2. 12:00 is the dividing line for half day. The skiing time over half day and less than one day is charged at full day.
3. The prices for leasing ski equipments or clothing are charged by half day if the rental time is more than 2 hours and less than 4 hours.
4. The above prices include the hire cost of a set of ski equipment (skateboard, ski footwear and ski pole) and the use fee of snow site and cable car (magic carpet).
5. Those that bring their own ski equipments enjoy a 30% discount. Those who bring their own ski equipments and hold the membership cards enjoy a 50% discount. Children below 1.2 meters pay half price.

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Transportation

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1. By Special Tourist Train: visitors can take "Special TouristTrain" at 06:53 from Harbin Railway Station to reach the resort. It takes around 2.5 hours.
The Special Tourist Train From -To Departure Time Arrival Time
K7227 Harbin Railway Station - Yabuli South 06:53 09:22
K7228 Yabuli South - Xiangfang 16:20 18:46

2. By tour bus: Visitors can take tour bus to Yabuli Town at Nangang Highway Passenger Station on the other side of Harbin Railway Station. It takes about three hours. Bus fare is around CNY 54 to 61. When get off at the town, visitors can take mini-bus to the resort which takes about 20 minutes.

Tour Bus From - To Departure Time
Harbin ⇌ Yabuli 07:30, 10:00, 13:20, 15:50
03:30, 06:00, 07:30, 09:00,12:20

3. By train: Visitors can take the following trains to the resort.

Train No. Type From Dept.Time To Arrival Time Travel Time
2051 Fast Harbin 00:34 Yabuli 03:32 2h58min
T297 Air-conditioned Express 02:21 05:10 2h49min
K7111 Air-conditioned Fast 14:12 18:15 4h03min
K7047 Air-conditioned Fast Harbin East 07:22 10:53 3h31min
K7027 Air-conditioned Fast 08:10 11:04 2h54min
K7081 Air-conditioned Fast 15:13 18:52 3h39min
K7089 Air-conditioned Fast 16:10 19:36 3h26min

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