Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is one of the famous scenic spots in Lijiang. It is also the holy Mountain in the heart of the Naxi people. A total of 13 mountain peaks are undulating, like a silver dragon that is flying, hence gets the name. In the scenic area, you can take the cableway up the mountain and enjoy the magnificent high-altitude glaciers. It is the highlight of many tourists who make a trip to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is known as being risky, odd, beautiful and exquisite. From the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain, there are sub-tropical, temperate, and cold zones. The Ganhaizi at the foot of the mountain is a vast pasture. On the occasion of spring and summer, the gentian orchid and the rhododendron on the meadow are full of flowers. Here, the Jade Dragon Peak is vividly in sight. Yunshanping, which is more than 3,200 meters above sea level, is a holy place in the hearts of young men and women in Naxi. Here is a secluded meadow surrounded by ancient trees and vines, with a quiet environment. There are 19 modern maritime glaciers under the 13 peaks of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. When you look from a far distance, it is like a waterfall hanging under the steep part of the fan. Under the sunshine, there is silver light. Visitors can take the big cableway to the height of 4,506 meters and watch the glacier and main peaks along the mountain path.
Those tourists who visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, usually go there early in the morning, and they will firstly choose one of the three ropeways to view the Jade Dragon Snow Peak. After coming down from the ropeway, go to see an “Impression Lijiang” performance, then take the sightseeing buses in scenic spots to view the Blue Moon Valley Scenic Area. The three ropeways are the Grand Cableway, the Yunshanping Cableway and the Maoniuping Cableway, which are located at different locations in the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. You can take the cableway up the mountain and watch and play the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from different angles. Most tourists will choose the Grand Cableway up the mountain.