Lijiang tips

mountain cable car ride


Jade Mountain
Cable Car tips

About this side trip

I briefly describe this attraction on another page. Click Jade Mountain Cable Car to
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Cable car attire

Wear warm clothes. It's freezing where you'll be going (a lookout near the summit of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain).

Winter parkas can be rented before you board the cable car gondolas. The same is true for oxygen bottles, for those who may need one.

Cable car timing

Save time and disappointment.


Avoid long, time-consuming lines waiting to board the gondolas by go early or late in the day.


Before leaving Lijiang for the ride, find out if the high-elevation viewing platforms are expected to be shrouded in clouds when you'll be there. If so, you won't see much, including the stunning panoramic views of the mountains and valleys.

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