Genting Resort Secret Garden
Beijing and Zhangjiakou have host the 2022 Winter Olympics from February 4th to 20th. During the games, the Genting Resort Secret Garden staged the freestyle skiing and snowboard skiing.
|Ski Map of Genting Resort Secret Garden|
So far, 35 ski trails have been opened in the ski resort for beginners, intermediate skiers, and advanced skiers. Advanced Italian snow-making and grooming machines provide sufficient snow for skiers. The ski resort is equipped with a snowboard entertainment zone for snowboard skiers. Moreover, three cable lines and two magic carpets are already in use. Skiers and sightseers can be carried up and down the mountains easily by cable cars, chairlifts, or magic carpets.
With a length of 1,985 yards (1,815 meters) and a vertical drop of 1,296 feet (395 feet), Cable Line 1 provides people with both cable cars and chairlifts. It can transport as many as 2,400 people per hour. In contrast with Cable Line 1, Cable Line 5 and Cable Line 6 provide four-rider chairlifts to shuttle people up and down the mountains. Cable Line 5 can transport 2,025 people per hour, with a length of 615 yards (562 meters) and a vertical drop of 230 feet (70 meters). With a gross capacity of 2,220 people per hour, Cable Line 6 has a gross length of 1,264 yards (1,156 meters) and a drop of 925 feet (282 meters). Additionally, the two magic carpets can carry 1,500 people and 1,420 people per hour respectively.
1. Pregnant women and people who suffer from heart disease or high blood pressure are forbidden to ski.
2. Never ski after drinking alcohol.
3. Select an appropriate ski trail according to one's skiing ability.
4. Control your speed and gesture so as to stop easily and avoid collisions.
5. Pay attention to the signs along the trails and avoid closed trails and areas.
6. Mind your safety when taking the cable cars, chairlifts, or magic carpets.
Skiing Price (2022 - 2023)
CNY2,022 for 5 times of skiing;
CNY2,688 for a youngth seasonal card allowing unlimited skiing for those between 12 and 22 years old;
CNY4,688 for a card allowing unlimited skiiing on non-holiday days during 2022 - 2023 skiing season;
CNY5,288 for a card allowing unlimited skiing in 2022 - 2023 skiing season.
The Mountain Bike Park is the most professional and advanced in China. There are three professional trails. The Marmot Trail is a primary cross country trail, with a total length of 4,046 yards (3,700 meters). The Cloud Crossing Trail is the most professional downhill trail in China, measuring 4,593 yards (4,200 meters) long. The Deer Hunting Trail is a professional cross country trail, with a length of 12,030 yards (11,000 meters).
Mountain climbing is beneficial to people's eyesight, hearts, lungs, arms, and legs. There are three paths for mountain climbing in the ski resort, including the Youtian Path, the Cantian Path, and the Xiaotian Path.
Apart from mountain bike riding and mountain climbing, camping is very popular. There are three different camps, including the Golden Flower Pavilion Camp, the Watchtower Camp, and the Valley Camp. Camping lovers can have a great time here!
The Genting Resort Secret Garden is open from 8:30 to 16:30.
Genting Resort Secret Garden is about 220km (137mi) north to Beijing.
Shuttle bus: 4h, CNY100
|From Beijing ↓||From Genting Resort ↑||Pick-up Site|
|07:00||21:00||Exit F of Guomao subway station on line 1 & line 10|
|07:30||20:30||Exit A of Huixinxijie Nankou subway station on line 5 & line 10|
|08:00||20:00||Exit C of Jiandemen subway station, on line 10|
|12:20||16:00||Parking lot no. 2 of Genting Resort Secret Garden|
→ Take a long-distance bus to Chongli County at Beijing Lianhuachi Long-distance Bus Station: 3 hours, CNY80/person.
Schedule: 07:00, 07:30, 09:00, 13:00, 14:30
→ A. Hail a taxi to the ski resort for a distance of 24km (15mi): 15min, CNY50-60.
B. Go to Chongli Hornesy Hotel or Rongchen International Holiday Hotel to take the shuttle bus to the ski resort: 40min, CNY20. The bus departs from Hornesy Hotel at 08:00, picks up passengers at Rongchen International Holiday Hotel at 08:10, and arrives at the ski resort at 08:45. It returns at 16:00.
→ Take a train from Beijing Railway Station or West Railway Station to Shalingzi West Railway Station: 3-4h, CNY20–30 for a hard seat & CNY45–50 for a soft seat.
→ Transfer to city bus special line 1 or 10 to Zhangjiakou Long-distance Bus Station: 50min, CNY1; or take a taxi to the coach station: 15min, CNY30.
→ Board a coach to Chongli: 60-70min, CNY20.
→ Take a taxi to the ski resort.
Note: Zhangjiakou South Railway Station is now closed due to the construction of Beijing – Zhangjiakou high speed rail road.
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To visit temples, you can take a regular bus to Zhangjiakou South Railway Station and then take a taxi to Huguo Temple.