China travel map - Harbin Ice Festival Tour

What’s life like in Harbin during winter? Winter in Harbin is a joyous time of fun and the best time for traveling, mainly because of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival. During the 3-day Harbin Ice Festival Tour, see the huge Manchurian tigers in Siberian Tiger Park, ramble the Central Avenue, stun at the snow sculptures in Ice and Snow World, and admire famous Saint Sophia Cathedral, Stalin Park... The Harbin tour package suits for all, whether you're family with kids, couple looking for winter fun or a group of friends. Call us right now for the best price!

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Upon arrive in Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjian Province, you will be greeted at the airport/railway station by the local English speaking guide and transferred to the hotel.

In the afternoon, visit the Church of St. Sophia, a famous landmark in Harbin built in 1907Designed by Russian architect Koyaskov, it is magnificent, elegant and solemn, with a total height of 53.25 meters and a building area of 721 square meters, which can accommodate 2,000 people. The bell tower is at the top of the main entrance, with seven copper musical bells exactly corresponding to seven notes. Then have a walk on the Central Street at your own pace. It is 1400 meters long, built in 1900, including 71 buildings of Renaissance, Baroque and other styles. Thereafter, drive to watch the Ice Lantern Show in Zhaolin Park, a dreamlike paradise of ice lanterns. During the ice festival, you'll see all kinds of ice lanterns, in the shape of tower, animal, human... - a great fun for all people.

Visit Church of St. Sophia

After breakfast, drive to see the snow sculptures at Sun Island, which blends the ice culture and folklore of Harbin. Here you'll find a squirrel island, a swan lake, a floral garden, Sun Island art gallery, as well as the Ice and Snow Art Gallery that houses around 100 snow and ice art masterpieces. Then head for Harbin Polarland, the first polar land themed park with animal shows, polar land sights in it. Both the adults and kids will love the place.

Later, go and explore the Siberian Tiger Park via a well-protected vehicle/bus. It is the world's largest captive breeding and breeding base for Siberian tigers. You can take the sightseeing bus to find Siberian tigers of all ages, and also see African lions.

Finally, transfer to enjoy the highlight of the Harbin Ice Festival - Ice and Snow World where you can wander around the gorgeous ice structures created for the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival and gaze in awe as they light up when the night falls, a definitely amazing experience under the temperature of minus 20-35 degrees! 

Meal: B, L

Harbin Ice and Snow World

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour to visit the Stalin Park, an evidence of the happy times between Former Soviet Union and China in 1950’s. Lots of fun activities are available here for all ages, ranging from ice skating and spinning tops, to hovercraft rides and big ice slides. You can choose to take part in some programs at your own expense. After that, transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination. Your 3 days Harbin Ice and Snow Festival tour ends.

Meal: B, L

Ice sledge in Harbin

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 Suite Your Preference

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

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