Want to throw yourself into a ice and snow world? Just come to Harbin, the famous “ice city” in northeast of China, it attracts visitors from home and abroad by the largest World Ice and Snow Festival every year. It is also regarded as the “Oriental Moscow” due to its Russian-themed buildings, parks as well as foods. This 2-day best Harbin city tour, with excellent English speaking tour guide, warm-heated vehicle and enthusiastic driver, will take you to witness a true wonderland of ice and snow. We also provide tailor-made Harbin tour according to your needs, interests and budget, please feel free to inquire at [email protected] if you have more ideas about your Harbin holiday.
Northeast Tiger Park, Sun Island Park, Sun Island Snow Sculpture, Central Street, Saint Sophia Church, Heilongjiang Provincial Museum, Hongbo Square
Upon your arrival at Harbin airport / train station, our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name. Your exploration begins with the Northeast Tiger Park which is a northeast tiger breeding and research center. 700+ Siberian tigers live there. And 100+ Siberian tigers, lions are open to public. You will see tigers in different life stage and learn about the current living situation of Siberian tigers in China. Later, move on toSun Island Park. As an island in the Songhua river of Harbin city, it is located between the new and old city of Harbin and is divided into eastern district, central district and western district. With the rapid development of tourism, it has become a multi-functional scenic area composed of ice and snow culture, folk culture and other natural resources, which is also a renowned summer resort and an ecological area along the Songhua river in China. In winter, you can enjoy the wonderful Sun IslandSnow Sculpture there. Friendly Tip: You also can take cable car along the Songhua River to arrive at Sun Island Park. It is an optional choice to better enjoy the Songhua River view. If you would like to take it, just please pay in cash at the spot. Optional Night Activity: If you would like to visit the Ice and Snow World, please pay the entrance fee ( around CNY300-350 / pax ) on your own. Just let your guide knows in advance. Ice and Snow World: Relying on the advantages of Harbin’s ice and snow in winter, the large-scale ice and snow art boutique project was launched to show the ice and snow culture and charm of Harbin that is a renowned tourism city in northeast China. Nowadays, it is a must-visit place in Harbin in winter. There are various kinds of ice sculptures, exciting snow entertainment projects and interesting themed performances. You can stroll around to enjoy the world’s finest examples of ice art against the dazzling lights. Accommodation:Overnight in Harbin
Today you will further visit the best of Harbin city. The first site will be the famous Central Street, which is a bustling pedestrian street nearby Sophia Church. In the street you will meet many old buildings built in various western styles built in early 1900s. Later, continue your visit toSaint Sophia Church. It is a typical Byzantine architecture style Orthodox Church built in 1907 by Russian. From the life of the church you will read history of Harbin and even northeast part of China. Also, you can enjoy some relaxing walking in the Saint Sophia Church square to see how local people live, chat and exercise there. The next site will be the highlight of today - Heilongjiang Provincial Museum.The museum’s main building of Baroque style was built based on a Russian shopping mall. It has become a first-class state-protected architecture and houses more than 627,982 pieces of collections including historical relics, artworks, and natural specimens. You will learn more about Heilongjiang after this visit. Last, come to Hongbo Square, a super large comprehensive underground commerce center combining trading, dining and entertainment. There is a landmark building at the center of the square, a glass house with stainless steel ball on its top. Many famous brands have stores on the square. You can get some nice things here if you like. After all these activities, you will be dropped off at Harbin airport / train station for departure. Accommodation:N/A
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.