This 4-day itinerary covers the highlights of Harbin, such as the St.Sophia Church, Sun Island Snow Sculpture Art Expo, Siberian Tiger Park, Harbin Ice and Snow World and etc.
Upon arrive at the exquisite and historic Harbin City, you will be met at the airport by the local Chinese speaking driver and transferred to the hotel, where the staff will assist you with your check in if room available. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Driver and Guide Service: Today we will start our tour at the largest Orthodox church in the Far East -ST,Sofia Church. Then have walk on the Central Street to find some facts about Harbin's history and culture. Move to the Sun Island Park where the Sun Island Intermational Snow Sculpture Art Expo is held every winter and you can see various awesome snow sculptures featuring different cultures. Later, transfer to the Siberian Tiger Park where we're caged in a specially protected bus to see the tigers and lions. In the late afternoon, transfer to explore the highlight of the Harbin Ice Festival - the Ice and Snow World (no guide service in the park for group of less than 5 people). You will indulge in this winter wonderland, marvel at the magnificent exquisitely-detailed, gigantic ice sculptures. View fabulous creations of notable buildings and monuments of different architectural types and styles, figures of animals, people, mythical creatures, ice slides and lanterns. When evening sets in, multicolored lights illuminate the sculptures, creating a breathtaking display of these icy works of art. Transfer back to your hotel and free evening.
St. Sophia Church
Harbin Ice and Snow World
Today, we will make an excursion to the beautiful Harbin Volga Manor a Russian culture theme garden, complete and full of exotic manor. The manor has beautiful scenery, with large gardens, Russian style buildings and tidal flat wetland. In the manor, you can also do some interesting optional activities, such as snow tubing, ice sliding, etc. Transfer back to the city and watch the Ice Lantern Show in Zhaolin Park . The magical and extraordinary ice lanterns and sculptures have literally made the park an icy wonderland.
Ice Lantern Art Fair at Zhaolin Park
Pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to Harbin Airport for your flight to the next destination.