This 6-day itinerary covers the highlights of Harbin, such as the fairy tale Snow Town, 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/train station by the local Chinese speaking driver and transferred to the hotel, where the staff will assist you with your check in. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Morning enjoy a walk on the historical Central Street to find some historical and cultural facts about Harbin, then move to explore Stalin Park. The park stands as evidence of the friendship between the world’s two most powerful communist countries at that time. At the center of Stalin Park stands the Flood Control Monument built to commemorate the tremendous feat of the Harbin people in controlling the massive flood of 1957.
Afternoon transfer to the Sun Island, where the International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is held you will see various snow sculptures featuring different cultures. Move to the Siberian Tiger Park to have a safari-style trip- we will be caged in a specially protected bus to see the tigers and lions. In the evening, explore the Ice and Snow World (no tour guide service for the group of less 5 people in the park) - an interesting theme park of the ice festival that operates each night and features illuminated full size buildings made from blocks of ice.
Ice and Snow World
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yabuli Ski Resort which is the largest ski resort in Asia. On route enjoy the spectacular pastoral scenery covered with snow. This is unique in Northeastern China. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your own leisure in the world of snow. Yabuli Ski Resort: Is Chinese largest ski resort. The resort provides great skiing with high mountains and good snow. Because of the high elevation, snow falls for a long period of about 170 days.
Yabuli Ski Resort
Yabuli Ski Resort
Get up early and drive about 6-7 hours to the beautiful China's Snow Town (Xue Xiang). Upon your arrival, we will have lunch in a local farmer's restaurant, and then take your time walk around in the Snow Town, enjoy the nature and experience the local lifestyle. Take a walk on the "Snow Charm Avenue", which is full of simple farming village characteristics in Northeastern China.
Splashing water into ice
Get up in the early morning, drive or you may choose to take the snowmobile (about RMB220/pp or $36/pp) to Yangcaoshan Mountain, where you will enjoy the beautiful sunrise and snowscape. After simple Chinese breakfast, free at leisure to enjoy the snow activities in the village (self-paid item), like dog sledding. After lunch, drive back to Harbin and free at leisure in the evening.
Sunrise at Yangcaoshan
Pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to Harbin Airport or train station for your next destination.