Zhangjiakou, located in northwest Hebei Province, is an ancient northern city with a long history and splendid culture. It has been a vital military stronghold and land port to Mongolia, Russia and Eastern Europe since ancient times. Zhangjiakou is an important holy land that helped shape the unification of the Chinese nation, with advantageous geography and location. Zhangjiakou is not only rich in history, but also in natural scenery. It is one of the top destinations for getaways from Beijing. Zhangjiakou features green mountains, clear waters, vast deserts, and Bashang Grasslands. Chongli Ski Resort is also very popular among tourists. 

Situated in northwest Hebei, Zhangjiakou is an ancient city with rich history and culture. A key military site and trade portal to Mongolia and Europe, it helped unify China and holds strategic geography. Beyond its deep history, Zhangjiakou overflows with nature like mountains, waters, deserts and the popular Bashang Grasslands and Chongli Ski Resort. As both a cultural city and scenic area with ideal location, Zhangjiakou is a top destination for getaways from Beijing.

Best Travel Time

Suitable for all seasons, autumn is the best.

Suggested playing days

1 day

Local climate

Cold temperate continental semi-arid climate with distinct four seasons

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