Since Harbin has the reputation of “Oriental Moscow”, one definitely shall not miss the beautiful Saint Sophia Cathedral and many other exotic buildings on Central Street. You will learn more about this city through its buildings, museum, cuisine, sports and animals on this three days tour.
Sun Island, Northeast Tiger Park, Sophia Church, Central Street, Ice & Snow World, Winter Swimming, Heilongjiang Provincial Museum, Hongbo Square.
Air-condition car + Guide + Entrance fee + Hotel + Breakfast + Lunch
Welcome to Ice City Harbin! Upon your arrival at Harbin airport, our driver will greet you at the exit of arrival hall by holding a name sign and transfer you to your Harbin downtown hotel. Before getting off the plane, please double check your belongings to ensure you have collet all your staff. The rest of the day is for your own arrangement. If you need any suggestions on your free time, we will be very happy to help you.
AM: In the morning after breakfast, your guide and driver will greet you at your hotel lobby and take you to explore this charming city. First head to the famous Sun Island on the north bank of Songhua River. You will see lovely squirrels and swans, experience Russian customs and appreciate the amazing snow sculptures of various shapes. Next visit Siberian Tiger Park. With an area of 1,440,000 square meters, the park was built to save and protect the endangered Siberian tigers. You will see them playing and fighting with each other.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, you will move on to Saint Sophia Cathedral, a typical Byzantine style Orthodox Church built in 1907 by Russian. Just follow your guide to learn its history and admire the magnificent architecture. Then have a walk on the Central Avenue. You will see many old buildings of various styles on this bustling pedestrian street. Next, you will visit the incredible Harbin Ice and Snow World. You will stroll around to enjoy the world’s finest examples of ice art against the dazzling lights. Please take enough warm clothes and shoes as Harbin is icy cold in winter so as to keep yourself warm and fully enjoy the spectacular scenery. After the tour ends, your guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.
AM: Today will be your last day in Harbin with us. Please get your luggage ready in advance. Your guide and driver will meet you again at your hotel lobby, help you check out and take you to explore three more sites. You will go to Songhua River to see winter swimming first. While fully armed visitors are shivering from the cold, the brave swimmers just plunge into the ice pool. Then head to 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. The museum houses more than 627,982 pieces of collections including historical relics, artworks, and natural specimens. Next go 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.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, your guide and driver will escort you to airport or train station. Wish you a pleasant journey.
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.