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This China winter discovery tour will give you the opportunity to enjoy an amazing trip in northeast of China. The trip covers Dalian, Shenyang, and ends in Harbin; it will definitely offer you a pleasant and memorable experience in these beautiful destinations. And you will visit popular scenic spots like Xinghai Square, Laohutan Ocean Park, Golden Pebble Beach, Dalian Forest Park, Zhaoling Mausoleum, Shenyang Imperial Palace, Saint Sofia Church,  Central Street, Siberian Tiger Park, Lantern Exhibition...

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Dalian - Shenyang - Harbin

Starting Point: Dalian

Ending Point: Harbin

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Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport. Transfer to the hotel for check-in.

In the morning, visit the Charm of Sea Square. Then go to the Russian Street to experience its thick atmosphere of Russia style. Xinghai Square comes the next spot. Encompassing an area of 1.1 million square meters, it may be the largest one in Asia of the same type. It was open to public in June 1997 in memory of the Hong Kong SAR's return to the mainland. Later, go to Laohutan Ocean Park where will bring great fun to the family to watch varies kinds of sea animals.

Meal: B, L

Laohutan Ocean Park

Drive to visit Golden Pebble Beach, one of the most popular destinations in Dalian. Surrounded by sea water on three sides, it consists of two peninsulas and a sea-water bathing place in between. The beach is an ideal place to relax in the summer with dense forest, soft sand, clear water and gentle breeze. Or go to Dalian Forest Park to get close to the lovely animals. Transfer to the train station and head for Shenyang by high speed train (2.5 hours).

Meal: B, L

Golden Pebble Beach

After breakfast, go to the Shenyang Imperial Palace(Gu Gong) first. It was built between 1625 and 1636 and is the former imperial palace of the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). In 2004, it was included in the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List as an extension of the Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in China. Secondly, visit Zhaoling Mausoleum, a glorious feudalistic emperors’mausoleum, which is the buried place of the second Pioneering Emperor of Qing Dynasty, Emperor Taizhong and Empress Xiaoduan. Later, proceed to the former Residence of General Zhang Zuolin to appreciate its grand design and learn some history and life story about the general Zhang Zuolin. 

Meal: B, L


Take a mid-day speed train to Harbin (3 hours). Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. After dinner, we will visit the highlights of this tour as well as the highlights of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival - Ice and Snow World - an interesting site which operates each night and features illuminated full size buildings made from blocks of ice.

Meal: B, D

Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival

After breakfast, visit the Saint Sofia Church and the Central Street. It is the largest Orthodox church in Far East and with an elegant Byzantine style, it is 53.25 meters high with a floor area of 721 square meters. Then take part in some ice activities at your own expense (e.g. take the horse/dog drawn sled, watch winter swimming etc.). After lunch, proceed to the Siberian Tiger Park. Being established in 1996, it boasts about 800 Siberian tigers at all ages, which makes it the largest natural reserve for Siberian tigers in the world. After dinner, you will be heading to Ice Lantern Exhibition.

Meal: B, L

Siberian Tiger Park

In the morning, visit Jile Temple and the highest steel tower in Asia - the Dragon Tower. After lunch, drive to the Sun Island Park to enjoy the enormous snow sculptures. Later, the rest of the day is free for leisure.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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