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Xiling Snow Mountain

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Introduction to Xiling Snow Mountain (西岭雪山)

Xiling Snow Mountain is one of the key scenic resorts in China. It is situated in Dayi County in the western part of Sichuan Basin, about 95 kilometers away from Chengdu. The peak Snow Pond in Xiling Snow Mountain has an altitude of 5,364 meters above sea level and is the highest mountain around Chengdu. Xiling Snow Mountain is covered with snow all the year round. The mountain is also famed as a habitat for giant pandas. 

Xiling Snow Mountain is a natural paradise with its spectacular scenery where primeval forests, streams, waterfalls, colorful flowers, various plants, and animals are found. Major attractions in the mountain include Dufu Pavilion, Sun and Moon Platform, Panda Woods, Five-colored Waterfall, and Yin Yang Boundary.

The Xiling Snow Mountain is divided into the front mountain and back mountain. The front mountain proves to be an ideal destination for hikers with a length of 18 kilometers challenging route, while the back mountain is a paradise for skiing and other exciting snow-related activities such as snowboarding, gliding, motor skiing, and hot-air ballooning. 

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Dayi County, Chengdu

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Main Sights

Sun and Moon Platform, Yin-Yang Boundary

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Travel Information

Admission: 30 Yuan (Dafeishui Scenic Resort)

Opening Hours: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

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1. There are direct buses from Chengdu Chadianzi and Xinnanmen Bus Station to Xiling Snow Mountain.

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Travel Tips 

1. Try to avoid visiting Xiling Snow Mountain during Golden Week and summer holidays where the crowds and number of visitors will be substantially higher than usual.

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Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountain One Day Tour

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