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Beijing Skiing Tours

Best Time for Beijing Skiing Tours
The skiing season in Beijing usually starts in late November or early December and lasts till late February or early March, so you’d better come during this time period for a Beijing ski tour. 
Top Skiing Resorts in Beijing

1. Shijinglong Ski Resort 

Located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) to the northwest of downtown Beijing, it boasts superb skiing facilities and environment. It is equipped with two chairlifts and five ski lifts, helping to transfer sliders up. Also it has various entertainment activities for tourists, such as snow biking, snow motor race, sledding and sledging. Besides, you are advised to try the healthcare services such as snow sauna and hot spring bathing, which help you to relieve from fatigue after skiing.

 Address: Zhongyangfang Villlage, Zhangshanying Town, Yanqing County

 How to Get There: You may take bus No. 919 Express at Deshengmen and get off at the South Gate of Chuanbei Xiaoqu, and then connect bus No. Y40 to Jiuxiaolu West. The ski resort is just on your right hand. 

2. Nanshan Ski Resort

It is located in Miyun County, Beijing, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) away from downtown area. For beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers, the resort outfits around 25 ski runs for teaching as well as entertaining, including China's first Mogul Slope, waved slope and Nanshan Mellow Snowboarding Park. There are many experienced ski instructors. There are also about 6,000 imported ski gears for your service.

 Address: Shengshuitou Village, Henanzhai Town, Miyun County

 How to Get There: In snow season, there are direct buses going to Nanshan Ski Resort. You can take the bus near three subway stations: Sanyuanqiao, Wudaokou and Shaoyaoju. The bus leaves at 08:00 and returns at 17:30, and the bus fare for a round-trip costs CNY55 per person. You are suggested to reserve the seat one day before your Beijing ski tour. The number of reservation is 010-8909-1909.

3. Snow World Ski Resort

Located in the Ming Tombs Scenic Area, it is one of the nearest skiing fields from the city center. In addition to well-designed ski trails, it offers snowmobile, interesting sleigh-skiing drawn by dogs or horses, and vivid ice and snow sculptures. The resort also opens in the evening, providing fabulous firework shows. Cafés, bars, Chinese and Western-style restaurants are all available here.

 Address: Xiaogongmen, Shisanling Town, Changping District

 How to Get There: You may take subway Changping Line to Xishankou Station, then change to bus no. Chang 53 to Xianguo Leyuan, then walk southward for about 10 minutes to reach the destination.

4. Jundushan Ski Resort

Located at the foot of Jundu Mountain 35 kilometers (22 miles) from downtown, it houses the most challenging skiing trails in China as well as skiing areas for beginners, elementary and intermediate skiers respectively. This resort can receive 6,000 to 10,000 skiers per day and the rental facilities are well organized here. Skiing at night can also be achieved here, which may leave you a romantic and exciting experience.

 Address: No.588, Zhenshun village, Cuicun Town, Changping District

 How to Get There: Take bus no. 345 Express, or 886 at Deshengmen West Station, and get off at Changping Dongguan Station, where you can take bus no. Suburb 80 to Cuicunzhen West. And then follow the signs, walk for about 1,900 meters (2,100 yards) to the ski resort. Or take Subway Changping Line to Beishaowa, walk to the nearby Beishaowa bus stop to take bus no. suburb 80 to Cuicunzhen West, and then follow the above route.

5. Badaling Ski Resort

Located about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) to the west of Badaling Great Wall, it contains complete skiing facilities, including two 800-meter long primary slide ways, two 600-meter long intermediate slide ways, one 800-meter long advanced slide way with 160-meter fall, one 2,300-meter snowmobile slide way, which is the longest one in Beijing, and two 300-meter long snow tubing slide ways. Other entertainments such as dog-drawn sleigh, snow sauna, DIY ice sculpture are all available here.

 Address: Badaling Town, Yanqing County

 How to Get There: Hop on bus no. 919 from Deshengmen Bus Station to Xibozi, then take a taxi for about 5 minutes to Badaling Ski Resort. Or take a high speed train from Beijing North Railway Station to Badaling Great Wall Station, then also take a taxi to the Badaling Ski Resort.

 Read more: 10 Popular Ski Resorts in Beijing
Popular Ski Resorts around Beijing
In addition to these ski resorts in Beijing suburbs, you may go further to Zhangjiakou, where 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics were held to enjoy skiing. There are many high standard skiing resorts there, like Genting Resort Secret Garden, Wanlong Ski Resort, Changchengling Skiing Field and Dolomiti Mountain Resort. From Beijing North Railway Station and Qinghe Railway Station, you can take a high speed train to reach Zhangjiakou in about one hour.  

 Read more: Ski Resorts in Zhangjiakou
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Beijing Bike Tours: practical cycling routes for travel light around the city.

Longqing Gorge & Mt. Songshan Forest Park: 2 days to suburb of Beijing.

Travel to Bashang Grassland: 3 days to Bashang Grassland and Dajingmen Great Wall in Zhangjiakou.

Questions & Answers
Asked by Nok from THAILAND | Apr. 02, 2016 07:34Reply
Will there be any ski resort open in April 14-16?
I will visit Beijing in April and would like to visit ski resort.
Answers (1)
Answered by Candy | Apr. 07, 2016 22:02

hi, most of Ski resorts have ended their winter season in March. You can not ski in April. Beijing is famous for those famous historical sites, like Forbidden City, Great Wall, Summer Palace, etc. Why don't you choose to visit those places?
Asked by jfrancisco from PHILIPPINES | Nov. 03, 2015 03:58Reply
From Dongcheng to Nanshan Ski Village
How far is Nanshan Ski Village if we're coming from out hostel located in Dongcheng? Also, is it open this Nov 26 2015 onwards? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Robert | Nov. 03, 2015 20:25

Hi, I called the resort and was told that the ski village is expected to open at the end of this Novermber, but they are not sure whether it is open on Nov 26 or not, it depends on the weather condition at that time. You may call them at 010-89091909 for more details. As for the transportation, the direct shuttle bus is available at 08:30 at Sanyuanqiao Station or Wudaokou Station. You can reserve the seats one day in advance. Or, you may take bus no. 980 from Dongzhimen Station and get off at Xidaqiao(50 minutes, CNY14.00), then take a taxi to the village.
Asked by rachel Chan from MALAYSIA | Jul. 23, 2015 21:59Reply
Nanshan Ski Resort
Hi, how many minutes drive from Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing to Nanshan ski resort shuttle bus waiting station (Park Lots at the gate of Home Link, Time Court, Sanyuan Bridge. No. 1 )?
Answers (2)
Answered by Lily | Jul. 27, 2015 01:59

hello, rachel,

From Baidu map, it takes around 30 minutes.
Answered by rachel chan from MALAYSIA | Jul. 28, 2015 08:36

Dear Lily,

Thanks for your help!
Asked by Azdina from MALAYSIA | Oct. 30, 2014 09:37Reply
Is the any train from brijing to nanshan? Pls advise on the name of the station
Answers (1)
Answered by Dave | Oct. 30, 2014 20:55

Where is this brijing? You need to provide more detailed information.
Asked by mrs ousmand from SRI LANLA | Oct. 15, 2014 07:07Reply
ski resort
Pl let me know whether the snow world ski center would b open to the public on the 6th December.tks Mrs ousmand
Answers (1)
Answered by Dave | Oct. 15, 2014 21:18

It depends on the weather and temperature. But it should be open in December. Anyway, it is winter by then.
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