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Best Harbin Tours 2024/2025 - Harbin Winter Tours with Ice & Snow Festival

The fabulous winter sceneries of ice and snow joined with Russian-flavored city landscape are the tow major driving forces for travelers to visit Harbin. The rich history and special location neighboring with Russia brought this city with plenty of western architectures in styles of Russian, Baroque and Byzantine, hence the title “Oriental Moscow”. Besides, Harbin also enjoys the fame of “Ice and Snow City” as one of the hottest destinations worldwide for winter vacation with its grandiose annual Ice and Snow Festival. Only when you standing on Harbin’s street in winter and beholding those stunning ice and snow sculptures in live size, will you find the real charm and fun of winter. Extending your sights from Harbin City, you will get more inspired about your Harbin travel at Yabuli Ski Resort and China Snow Town where your China winter vacation could be in depth with snowy landscapes.

How Do I Plan My Harbin Tour?

Usually, 2-5 days Harbin tours are suggested to with comfortable pace to explore the essence of the City including Saint Sophia CathedralCentral AvenueHarbin Ice and Snow WorldSun IslandYabuli Skiing Resort and China Snow Town. If you have limited time, 1-2 days Harbin city tours to have a glimpse of Ice & Snow World and other sites are also good options. If you have more time, you can enrich your Harbin holiday with side trips to Changbai MountainShenyang tours, Changchun tours, and Jilin tours.

What should I Wear to Harbin in Winter?

Thick down jacket or thick coat, thick scarf, extra-thick warm pantssnow boots/high-top cotton shoes, it is best to be long boots with a combination of fur, they must be thick! Thick cotton socks must be brought, the cold invades from the feet! Wool insoles are also an antifreeze weapon! It is recommended to buy a double layer of gloves, the inner layer can touch the phone, the outer layer is thick and warm, and can also be used for skiing! Warm medicament, the size is just right for attaching mobile phones, cameras, and for feet when walking outside for a long time. A thick hat or earmuffs and ear covering thick hat is necessary, and a mask is also very important.

Extended China Harbin Tours

With convenient transportation of flights and trains between Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and more other major destinations, a China Harbin tour could be tailor made based on your private schedule and demands.

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Harbin Ice & Snow Festival Tours

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is one of the four major ice and snow festivals in the world. It starts on January 5 every year and lasts for about a month. Follow us on a beautiful journey to China’s Ice City for a unique winter travel experience – Snow Sculpture Art Fair, Ice Lantern Art Fair, Winter Swimming, Ice Bar & Restaurant, Skiing, Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling, Saint Sophia Church, Sun Island Park…

Harbin Ski Resort & Snow Town Tours

Want to extend your Harbin city sightseeing tour but don’t know where to go? The following trips are sure to inspire you. Yabuli Ski Resort is the best ski resort in China offering skiing venues of all levels and complete skiing equipment. Snow Town is also a popular destination to experience skiing events. To cater to different interests and requirements, we have prepared Harbin trips combining the two highlights, or short trips covering one of the two sites.

Harbin Tours including Volga Manor

Eager to see authentic Russian-style architecture in China? Then come to Harbin! The Volga Manor, located on the banks of the Ashe River, is the best Russian theme park in China. Whether in snowy winter or sunny summer, Volga Manor is sure to amaze you! Embark on our best Volga Manor tours to admire some of the most iconic buildings including Pavlov Castle, Villa of Forest, Saint Nicholas Church, as well as enjoy traditional Russian music and dance performances.

Northeast China Winter Tours (with Harbin)

Shenyang, just 3 hours from Harbin by high-speed train, is a great winter destination near Harbin where you can glimpse into the initial royal palace of the Qing Dynasty. Below are our most popular Shenyang Harbin tours, where you can see not only the magnificent Snow Sculptures at Sun Island and the Ice and Snow World but also the distinctive Qing Dynasty buildings of the Shenyang Imperial Palace. Choose your favorite one and start a wonderful winter trip!

China Tours with Harbin

Interested in taking a China tour including Harbin? Reputed as the “Ice City” and “Oriental Moscow”, Harbin attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world with its charming Russian-themed Central Street, magical ice and snow world, and fantastic ski resorts. Our China multi-city tours cover the best winter highlights of Harbin, top winter destinations in Northeast China (Heilongjiang, Jilin and Liaoning), and other classic tourist cities in China.

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