Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

by jessica on May 19, 2013

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Located in the Yulong Naxi autonomous county, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the most south big snow mountain in the Northern Hemisphere. With its south to north 35 kilometers long, east to west 13 kilometers wide, covering an area of 960 kilometers, this alpine snow area scenery is located at 4000 meters above sea level and it is famous for its danger, oddness, beauty and elegance. As the change of season and weather, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain will be appearing at this moment and disappearing for the next moment to show you a mysterious scene.

Being an AAAAA level scenic spot in China, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a combination of all kinds of natural landscape of subtropical, temperate zone and Frigid Zone to form its unique landscape “sunshine spring white snow”. After the rain and snow days, the snow there will be much whiter, pine much more green to decorate the zoology, such as the green pines and white snow are playing hide-and-seek games.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is also the kingdom of the animal and plant with various ecotypes, and it is the most concentrated area of the alpine flora and fauna growing in the Hengduan Mountains, and it is called the natural alpine botanical garden and modern glacier museum. It is the ideal tourist attraction gathering tourism, mountaineering, exploration, research, holiday and outing.

Travel information: 1) Opening time: 9:30 a.m. -16:00 p.m. 2) Ticket price: 105 RMB/adult for the mountain entering fee and 80 RMB/adult for the ancient city maintenance; 3) Playing duration: 1 day; 4) Best time to visit: autumn and winter. With the annual average temperature of 11.3 ℃, the average temperature of the coldest month of 3.0 ℃, the average temperature of the hottest month of 17 ℃, the annual precipitation of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is about 1000-1200 mm and the rainfall there mainly concentrated from June to October 6 which accounts for 80% of total rainfall.

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