Jade dragon Snow Mountain
Jade dragon snow mountain is one of the most visited site in Lijiang area.
Due to its altitude, the mountain is constantly covered in snow through out the years.
Flora and fauna
Interestingly, there are many crows flocking around the tourist centre.
Tourist bus transport from lijiang old town to snow mountain tourist centre RMB105 Bus around snow mountain tourist centre to cable car and lake RMB20 Entrance fee to park RMB80 Electric car near lake RMB50 (which you can skip and take a stroll)
Snow Glacier Cable car to the highest point 4680m. Cost around RMB 180 round trip
Actually, first buses will take you from the basement at about 2200m altitude to the cable car down station. The cable car operates between altitude 3356m to 4506m. There at 4506m, there is a large observation deck with toilet and snack. Then, it is still required to walk on a wooden path to reach the 4680m viewing platform. It is strongly suggested to take at least a bottle of oxygen (1.2L/person) to walk to 4680m. One oxygen canister is about 60CNY when bought in the park. It could be bought at 30CNY in LiJiang city.
There is no hotel to stay inside the national park of Jade Dragon Mountain. Usually, most of the people sleep at LiJiang Old Town hotel.