Yabuli Ski Resort - The Biggest Ski Resort in China

Written by ivana Updated Nov. 13, 2022

Yabuli Ski Resort located 23km from Yabuli Town, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, Yabuli Ski Resort is the biggest ski resort in China. It hosted many influent games such as the third Asian Winter Games in 1996, the Fifth National Winter Games, and the Eighth National Winter Games. The skiing resort provides great skiing nice snow scenery, modern facilities, and high mountains.

As the best and largest ski resort in China, it covers a total area of more than 66 hectares, which makes it big enough to hold international games.

Yabuli Ski Resort Basic Facts

Yabuli Ski Resort Weather

The lowest temperature here is -44℃ and the average temperature is around -16℃ during the winter. Because of the long ice/snow period and the high elevation, it is very suitable for skiing. The ski season is from the beginning of November to late March of the following year is the best time to ski in the magnificent Yabuli Ski Resort.

The Ski Runs and Facilitation in Yabuli

Yabuli Ski Resort has the longest skiing runs in China with a total length of 50 kilometers.

It has 47 of the finest ski slopes in China with a total length of more than 20 kilometers, which makes it the world’s leading slide-way. These slide-ways are of different sizes, which provide skiers with different skiing experiences. These slide-ways have a comprehensive capacity of 1,500 persons per hour, which makes sure that people don’t need to stand in a queue for hours.

At Yabuli Ski Resort, visitors can rent everything from supplementary equipment to a complete equipment package – visitors can expect to ski, snowboard, toboggan, or ride a snowmobile here even if arrive in ordinary street clothing.

The Competitive Section and the Leisure Skiing Section

The skiing ground is divided into two sections: the competitive section and the leisure section. The competitive section reaches an altitude of more than 1,374 meters and is built subject to international standards. The competitive section provides excellent skiing conditions for national-team skiers, and professional skiers at home and abroad.

The leisure section provides a comparatively safe condition for leisure skiing. The primary skiers and children can visit the beauty of snow scenery by sliding down from the top of snowy mountains.

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Where to Stay in Yabuli Ski Resort

Yabuli is a very modern ski resort with some of the most state-of-the-art equipment available, from lifts to snow-making machines to snow-grooming machines, and of course, the resort is equipped with modern lodgings in a variety of price/amenity categories, from bed-and-breakfast hostels popular with students to 3-star hotels that cater to more discriminating tastes/budgets.

The combined bed capacity of Yabuli Ski Resort is roughly 600, distributed rather equally among budget and "starred" options.

Club Med Yabuli - Best Hotel with All-inclusive Service

Club Med Yabuli specializes in luxury all-inclusive holidays. It offers ski-in/ski-out facilities directly reach to the ski runs. the "Premium all inclusive" allows you to enjoy the luxury and joy of the snow and ice holiday.

With a total length of 31 kilometers of junior and senior ski runs in the resort for skiers to experience. The world-famous ESF (French National Ski School) provides senior and junior high school skiing courses for adults and children; It has an Asian standard beginner's slide, which is suitable for first-time skiers to enjoy continuous skiing fun.

Kids can also experience the "Mini Club" specially designed for families with children on vacation. The professional G.O. welcomes children from all over the world to come to the children's Club to enjoy themselves.

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How to Get to Yabuli Ski Resort from Harbin

From Harbin Airport: is about 230 kilometers, or a 3-hour drive, roughly.

From Harbin City: There are tourist buses that run to and from the ski resort in the city of Harbin. These can be caught at Longyun Bus Station in Harbin City.

Harbin-Yabuli bullet train: there are 12 trains running between Harbin to Yabuli West. It departs Harbin at 07: 08 and takes 1 hour to Yabuli. First-class seat ticket: 121 yuan; second-class seat ticket: 76 yuan.

What to Eat in Yabuli

Visitors should definitely taste the traditional dishes of northeastern China while in the region. The dish that is most highly recommended is Di san xian, which is basically fried potatoes, peppers, and eggplant, but, as in French cuisine (or in any good cuisine), it's all in the way it is prepared. Visitors will be hard put to replicate this amazingly delicious dish at home!

Yabuli Travel Tips

Don’t worry about the lodgings. There are modern lodgings at a variety of prices. And there also are youth hostels popular with students.

The Yabuli Sun Mountain area is of course more than just a venue for wintertime skiing, it also offers a range of year-round activities such as "grass skiing", hot-air ballooning, para-gliding, mini-golf, and tennis. 

Visitors can explore the forests of the Changbai Mountain Range where they will surely run across squirrels, hares, and pheasants, as well as a plethora of birds of all types of feathers.

Nearby Attractions

There are some holiday resorts around Yabuli Ski Ground such as ice sculpture Ice and Snow World, snow sculptures on Sun Island, and Central Street.

We can provide hotel skiing packages including ticket and pass, skiing equipment, accommodation, airport/train station pick up, and private transfers to the ski resort. Tailor-made your ski holiday or contact us by WeChat.

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