It’s snowing in Shanghai for the first time this winter! And with the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, we can’t wait to get out into the snow! Looking to hit the slopes yourself? Check out these 8 amazing skiing destinations across Asia!!
1. Zhangjiakou, China
Zhangjiakou city in China’s Hebei province is the main venue for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The relatively new site has quickly risen to popularity. The resort’s diverse trails, covering over 600 acres of terrain, can both accommodate absolute beginners and also challenge weathered experts.
2. Changbaishan, China
Changbaishan Ski Resort is located in the beautiful Jilin province in northeastern China. The Changbaishan mountain range shares a border with North Korea, and its surrounding area is a protected nature reserve. Its snow quality has been compared to that of the Swiss Alps, and the resort is idyllic and luxurious.
3. Nanshan, China
Nanshan Ski Resort in Beijing, China is a popular winter hotspot for local residents, holiday visitors, as well as professional athletes who come to train there. It has advanced, high-tech equipment and excellent instructors. The Nanshan Mellow Park, the resort’s terrain park, also attracts a large snowboarding community.
4. Hakuba, Japan
Hakuba in Japan’s Nagano Prefecture was the primary venue of the 1998 Winter Olympics. An excellent hub for winter sports, and with the beautiful mountainous backdrop of the northern Japanese Alps, Hakuba Village offers an truly world-class skiing experience.
5. Niseko, Japan
Niseko is a ski resort in the Hokkaido prefecture in northern Japan. Its courses have stunning views of Mt. Yōtei, an inactive volcano known as the “Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido.” Niseko is known for its heavy snowfall, which gives its snow a powdery depth that most ski resorts could only dream of. The numerous onsen (Japanese hot springs resorts) nearby are a great way to warm up.
6. Pyeongchang, South Korea
Pyeongchang, South Korea is the host city for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics. It will feature the Alpensia Resort, the country’s largest ski resort, equipped with amazing, Olympic-class facilities. The resort has great views of the picturesque Daegwallyeong Mountain pass.
7. Shymbulak, Kazakhstan
Shymbulak Ski Resort in Kazakhstan is the largest ski resort in Central Asia. It is known for its consistently pleasant, sunny weather throughout the year, and maintains an extensive ski season of November through May due to its high elevation, which makes it the perfect spot for many avid skiers from around the world.
8. Gulmarg, Kashmir
Gulmarg ski resort is situated in the Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent, and is considered to be one of the greatest ski destinations in South Asia. It boasts magnificent views as well as pristine Himalayan snow. The Gulmarg Gondola is the highest ski lift in the world, reaching a staggering altitude of 3,979 meters.
We are heading up to the North of China for some awesome skiing at the resort that will be used for the 2022 Winter Olympics!
When? March 2 – 4
How much? 2,999 RMB
(Early Bird ends Feb. 8 – Book Now!!!)
We are heading to an awesome ski resort, crossing the entire country by land, checking out incredible monuments, and trying local food!
When? February 15 – 20 (CNY)
How much? 7,999 RMB
We are heading to one of the highest points of the Northern Japanese Alps…. with some of the best POWDER SNOW!!
When? Departures every Saturday until March!
How much? 7,749 RMB
Let’s hike through amazing rice terraces
and experience incredible Guilin!!!
Let’s go see the famous Terracotta Warriors
and explore cultural Xi’an!!!
Let’s run the Pyongyang Marathon
and Check out North Korea!!!
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