This 5-day Ice & Snow Festival tour of Harbin provides great opportunity to explore the charming snow culture in Harbin. Aside from adventuring in the Siberian Tiger Park, enjoy the vivid snow sculptures in Ice and Snow World, and ski and snowboard Asia’s longest run at Yabuli Ski Resort ... not only a sightseeing tour in Harbin and suit for all types of travelers, including family with kids, couple, friends... Call us right now and experience Harbin and its Ice and Snow Festival on a private tailor-made trip.

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Welcome to Harbin. Upon Arrival in Harbin, be met by ETC’s local guide and transfer to hotel. Harbin is without doubt the most popular winter destination in China, with charming snow culture, evident in its amazing annually Ice and Snow Festival. From mid-December to early March, you can explore a beautiful winter fairyland.

Enjoy a full day of Harbin highlights exploration. In the morning, visit Siberian Tiger Park - the world's largest captive breeding and breeding base for Siberian tigers - for a safari at a caged bus to see the largest tigers in semi-wildness, Then drive to the Sun Island Park to see the snow sculptures. Here you'll also 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.

In the afternoon, visit St. Sofia Orthodox Church, an iconic landmark in Harbin built in 1907 and the largest of the same type in the Far East (now it has been turned into a museum). The highlight of today is Ice and Snow World – the main avenue of the Harbin Ice Festival, where you can wander around the gorgeous ice structures created for the festival and gaze in awe as they light up when the night falls. It is a definitely amazing experience under the temperature of minus 20-35 degrees!

Meal: B, L

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Drive 143km from Harbin to Yabuli Ski Resort (around 3 hrs) - the best ski resort in China. The resort consists of three peaks of Zhangguangcai Mountain in the Changbai Mountain Range, approximately 1100m above sea level. Yabuli ski resort was founded in 1980, and mainly composed of five competitive and training venues: the alpine ski resort, freestyle ski resort, ski jump resort, cross-country ski resort and biathlon ski resort, and two tourist ski resorts.

Free afternoon for your own exploration. Try yourself Yabuli’s 17 primary, intermediate and advanced ski slopes. The resort has the longest alpine ski run in Asia.

Meal: B

Free day for your own arrangement at Yabuli Ski Resort, which is very well equipped. In addition to skiing runs, there is also a 5-km roundabout cross-country trail and special slopes for snowmobiles and sleds. The ski resort also has a number of chairlifts and towing ropeways. The skier can take the ropeway from any place without taking off the skis, and ski all over the course.

Meal: B

Yabuli Ski Resort

Leave Yabuli, and drive back to Harbin to connect your flight to your next destination. End of your 5 days Harbin and Yabuli Skiing tour, See you next time!

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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

    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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