Beijing Ski Resorts

Skiing adventures in and around Beijing make for the perfect winter getaway that's certain to please skiers of all ages and skill levels. With over 10 resorts and ski hills in the surrounding area, there is bound to be something for everyone.

While the skiing season can vary from resort to resort, most are up and running in late November or early December and stay open until the first few weeks of March. Most resorts have full rental facilities, with the highest quality equipment, as well as options for overnight housing.

Badaling Ski Resort

Badaling Ski ResortWhen most people think of Badaling, images of the Great Wall of China come to mind. The most visited section of iconic fortification was built during the Ming Dynasty and served as an important military outpost because of its high ground. But did you realize that this elevation also makes the surrounding area perfect for skiing? Badaling Town, in Yanqing County, is around 2 hours outside of Beijing and is home to one of the most beautiful ski resorts in China - Badaling Ski Resort. Just over 2 kilometers away from The Great Wall, the resort boasts an area of around 3 million square meters, consisting of thousands of meters of skiing terrain suitable for all levels, as well as a 2,300 meter snow roadway for specially built for motorcycles and snowmobiles.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    1 Hour: RMB 70

    2 Hours: RMB 140

    4 Hours: RMB 190

    8 Hours: RMB 340

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Address: Badaling Town, Yanqing County
  • Telephone: 010-69129922
  • How to get there:

    By Car: 1. Take the Badaling Exit of Jingchang Highway, and go along to the exit of Park, turn left then go about 3kms west.

    2. Turn left at Ying Chengzi Toll Station, take Yanqing, Badaling Highway, go along about 1kms.

    By Bus: Take Bus 919 at Deshengmen Station.


 

Huaibei Ski Resort

Huaibei Ski ResortHuaibei Ski Resort is also a favorite spot and is said to be the largest ski resort in Beijing. It features more than 30,000 square meters of downhill ski trails of advanced, intermediate and beginner runs. Advanced snowmaking machines ensure quality snow, no matter what the season's weather brings. Even without skiing or snowboarding, the resort has plenty of activities other than sport that you can enjoy. The area features horse drawn sledding, snowmobile excursions, and ropeways.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Hours: RMB 100 (Mon - Fri) RMB 140 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 150 (Mon - Fri) RMB 200 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 240 (Mon - Fri) RMB 340 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Address: Huaibei Town, Huairou District
  • Telephone: 010-69661177/89696677
  • How to get there: Take Bus No.936 (branch) at Dongzhimen Station for a direct route. The bus is available from 6:50 to 19:00 in every 30 minutes at Dongzhimen Station.

 

Jundushan Ski Resort

Jundushan Ski ResortLocated just 30 minutes from downtown Beijing is the Jundushan Ski Resort. It is a one double-chair hill that boasts a long, advanced trail, as well as two intermediate trails, perfect for beginner skiers. Covering over 150,000 square meters and equipped to hold 6,000 people a day comfortably, it is one of China's largest ski resorts. And with 20 different kinds of difficulty grade built into two long runs, skiers can show off any and every skill they want. It's located just north of the Xiaotangshan Hot Spring, in the Changping District, which would make for great apres ski relaxation.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    1 Hour: RMB 60 (Mon - Fri) RMB 80 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 240 (Mon - Fri) RMB 380 (Sat - Sun)

    Night Ski: RMB 100 (Mon - Fri)

    8 Hours: RMB 340

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:30AM - 10:00PM
  • Address: 588 Zhenshun Village, Cuicun Town, Changping District
  • Telephone: 010-60725888
  • How to get there:

    By Car: Exit 13C, Badaling Highway – Xiguan Traffic Circle – Dongguan Traffic Circle – Jundu Ski Resort Exit 11 (Xiaotangshan), Badaling Highway – Jingmi Yinshuiqu – northward after seeing the guidepost – Jundu Ski Resort

    By Bus: Take Bus No. 345 (branch), or No. 918 at Deshengmen, stop at Dongguan Traffic circle, then take small bus No. 12 until Jundu Ski Resort

 

Nanshan Ski Resort

Nanshan Ski ResortOnly about 60 kilometers south of Beijing, the Nanshan Ski Village is another option for wintertime fun, especially for those skilled skiers. The resort is the largest of its kind, specializing in advanced facilities. Expert skiers will enjoy and be challenged by the Mogul Trail, while snowboarders can show off their tricks and jumps in the Austrian designed Mellow Park. But first time skiers will also enjoy learning on the varied terrain. It is an excellent choice for children as well, as the Village offers more than 70 qualified ski and snowboard instructors. And everyone is sure to enjoy the toboggan run, imported from Germany, and the cable hang-glider. The resort offers many restaurants and hot snack bars, perfect for warming up after a day on the slopes.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Hours: RMB 100 (Mon - Fri) RMB 150 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 140 (Mon - Fri) RMB 200 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 220 (Mon - Fri) RMB 360 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Address: Shengshuitou Village, Henanzhuai Town, Miyun County
  • Telephone: 010-89091909
  • How to get there:

    By Car: 1. Jingcheng Highway – Exit 15, Shunmi Road – Nanshan Ski Resort

    2. Airport Highway – Airport North Line – Exit Pinggu – turn lift after Chaobai River – Shunmi Road – Nanshan Ski Resort

    3. Jingshu Road – Kulijshu Traffic Circle – Kaifang Traffic Circle – Jingmi Fast Lane – Turn right at West Bridge – Nanshan Ski Resort

    By Bus: Take Bus No.980, the Dongmi Special Railway line, stop at West Bridge, take taxi to Nanshan Ski Resort


Tour: Nanshan Ski Resort Tour from $99 p/p
 

Yunfoshan Ski Resort

Yunfoshan Ski ResortThe Yunfoshan Ski Resort is located in Miyun District, a suburb of Beijing, and is a fun getaway filled with adventures for all ages and skiing levels. It consists of 10 trails, with two expert run, and many slopes for the intermediate skiers to be entertained and the beginners to learn in a safe and comfortable environment. It offers some of the same amenities as other resorts, but its ice sculptures, waterfalls and pillars set it apart from the rest. Enjoy skiing by day and warm yourself by cozy campfires at night.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    1 Hour: RMB 60 (Mon - Fri) RMB 80 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 180 (Mon - Fri) RMB 260 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 300 (Mon - Fri) RMB 400 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Address: Wengzhuang Town, Miyun County
  • Telephone: 010-69016896
  • How to get there:

    By Car: 1. Jingcheng Highway – Exit No.15 – straight toward north – Mixi Road – Yunfoshan Ski Resort

    2.Airport Hightway – Jingcheng Highway – Exit No.15 – straight toward north – Mixi Road – Yunfoshan Ski Resort

    3. Sanyuan Bridge – Jingshun Road – 101 National Highway – Kaifang Traffic Circle – West Street. Miyun – turn left after the bridge – straight toward north -- Yunfoshan Ski Resort

    By Bus: 1. Coach Station at Dongzhimen – Bus No. 987 -- Yunfoshan Ski Resort

    2. Coach Station at Dongzhimen – Bus No.980 – Miyun Grand theatre – Bus No.8 -- Yunfoshan Ski Resort

 

Lianhuashan Ski Resort

Lianhuashan Ski ResortLianhuashan Ski Resort is located in Zhang town, about 30 kilometers from the Capital Airport and was opened in December 2003. It is a large and inexpensive ski park and is often chosen for its conveniently close location to the city. Not only does the area offer beginner, intermediate and advanced trails, but also other entertainment options such as snowmobile terrains, dog sledding, football (soccer) snow field and horse racing in the snow.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Hours: RMB 100 (Mon - Fri) RMB 140 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 140 (Mon - Fri) RMB 190 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 240 (Mon - Fri) RMB 400 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Address: Zhangzhen, Shunyi District
  • Telephone: 010-61488333
  • How to get there:

    By Car: 1. From Jingshun Road to Kuliushu Traffic Circle, then turn right to Shunping Road thoroughly

    2. From Sanhe to Pinggu then transfer to Shunping Road thoroughly

    3. From Jingcheng Highway to the sixth ring road, then exit at Nanfaxin, along the Shunping Road

    4. From Tianjin to the East Sixth Road, exit at Nanfaxin then along the Shunping Road

    By Bus: Take Bus No.918 at Dongzhimen Bus station, get off at Zhangliangshan, Shunyi – Beijing Lianhuashan Ski Resort

 

Qiaobo Ice and Snow World

Qiaobo Ice and Snow WorldQiaobo Ice and Snow World is as magical as it sounds. It is the only place in Northern China that you can ski all year long! The indoor ski dome offers 40,000 square meters of snowy fun. Whether the kids are looking to learn how to maneuver the slopes, or the snowboarder in your family wants to show off their skills in the Snowboard Park, there is truly something for everyone. This year round winter wonderland located in the heart of Beijing is also host to various competitions and performances throughout each season.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Houra: RMB 180 (Mon - Fri) RMB 180 (Sat - Sun)

    3 Hours: RMB 210 (Mon - Fri) RMB 230 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 240 (Mon - Fri) RMB 280 (Sat - Sun)

    Whole Day: RMB 320 (Mon - Fri) RMB 380 (Sat - Sun)

    Night Skiing: RMB 150

  • Opening Hours: Winter 8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Address: 6 Shun'an Road, Beijing
  • Telephone: 010-69419999
  • How to get there: Take the No. 915 bus from Dongzhimen Station to Shengli Estate in Shunyi. From there, change to bus No. 4 to the Ice and Snow World
 

Yuyang Ski Resort

Yuyang Ski ResortA quick and convenient 60 kilometers from town, the Yuyang Ski Resort is more than just a ski town. It prides itself on being an international ski village. With facilities for meetings, group events, and holidays, as well as a VIP lounge and service, it is equipped to meet any group's needs. The newly built Greenhouse restaurant specializes in local delicacies and is able to handle up to 1500 people at a time. The skiing terrain covers around 6,000 square meters and is more suitable for the easy-going, laid-back skier.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Hours: RMB 80 (Mon - Fri) RMB 140 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 120 (Mon - Fri) RMB 180 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 180 (Mon - Fri) RMB 340 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Address: Pinggu County, 60km from Siyuan Bridge
  • Telephone: 010-58693355
  • How to get there:

    By Car: 1. Jingshun Road – Kuliushu Traffic Circle – Turn right toward Pinggu – Turn right at Guanzhuang Road – turn left at Pingsan Road – turn right

    2. Jingshun Highway – Jingha Highway toward to Sanhe – turn right at Dawangwu

    By Bus: Take Bus No.918 at Dongzhimen – get off at Century Square –take short taxi ride to resort

 

Shijinglong Ski Resort

Shijinglong Ski ResortShijinglong Ski Resort in Yanqing County, built in 1999, was the first ski resort in Beijing and remains a favorite today. All three levels of skiers will find challenging and fun trails and snowboarders can show off their moves on the newly added Snowboard Paradise park. If you want to try something other than skiing, ice skating, curling and snowmobiling are also featured activities in Shijinglong. Imported snowmaking machines made it the first resort in China to use artificial snow and to this day they keep up the high quality of all the runs and snow trails. In 2002, open-air spring baths were constructed to emulate internationally well-known resorts. The hot springs are a perfect way to unwind your muscles and your mind after a long day of skiing.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    2 Hour: RMB 100 (Mon - Fri) RMB 150 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 140 (Mon - Fri) RMB 200 (Sat - Sun)

    One Day: RMB 220 (Mon - Fri) RMB 360 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Address: Zhongyangfang, Zhangshanying Zhen, Yanqing County
  • Telephone: 010-69191614/15/17
  • How to get there:

    By Car: Begin from Madian Bridge, along Badaling Highway to Yanqing county, west 1kms by 110 national from Longqing Gorges to Huangbai Temple

    By Bus: Take Bus No.919, get off at Yanqing Bus Station, then take Bus No. 920, to the ski resort.

 

Beijing Snow World Ski Resort

Beijing Snow World Ski ResortBeijing Snow World Ski Resort is close to the Ming Tombs and the nearest outdoor resort to the city center. Not only are skiers and snowboarders welcome to enjoy the 100,000 square meters of slopes, but other activities such as snowmobiling, tubing, romantic horse drawn sleds, or a walk through the Ice Garden will make for a holiday to remember. The resort imports all its ski and snowboard equipment from quality providers in North America. And, for an extra special treat, the resort is open at night and often features a fireworks show.

  • Entrance Fee: RMB 20
  • Skiing Fee:

    1 Hour: RMB 50 (Mon - Fri) RMB 70 (Sat - Sun)

    4 Hours: RMB 120 (Mon - Fri) RMB 190 (Sat - Sun)

    8 Hours: RMB 200 (Mon - Fri) RMB 340 (Sat - Sun)

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Address: Xiaogongmen, Shisanling Town, Changping District
  • Telephone: 010-89761886
  • How to get there:

    By Car: Start at 13A, on Badaling Highway, northward 6kms at Ming Tomb, on Changping Traffic circle, then turn left about 800 meters at Tailing Park

    By Bus: Take Bus 345 (lateral) at Deshengmen, then get off at Zhengfa University, then take Bus 3 (Huancheng), get off at the Snow World Ski Resort

 

With so many options in and around Beijing, your winter skiing holiday will be unique and unlike any other. Experience the best that China has to offer while enjoying and mastering some of its most famous and beautiful slopes.

 

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