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Tour Overview

Are you interested in winter adventures? Begin your journey in Harbin, where the enchanting Ice Lantern Show sets the tone for a magical exploration. Traverse through vibrant highlights like St. Sophia Cathedral and the Siberian Tiger Park. Nightfall unveils the charming transformation of China Snow Town. Ever wondered about photographing whimsical snow mushrooms? Dream Home awaits. Continue to Changbai Mountain for nature’s wonders – Heavenly Lake, Changbai Waterfall, and the fascinating Underground Forest. Want a taste of cultural diversity? Changbai Korean Folk Village offers just that. Conclude your extraordinary winter experience, laden with cherished memories.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore Sun Island’s scenic snow sculptures, a visual feast of mythical creatures and landmarks. The Siberian Tiger Park adds a wild touch to your Harbin adventure.
2. Marvel at the breathtaking ice sculptures at the renowned Ice and Snow World in Harbin. Engage in thrilling activities and conclude your day with a cup of hot cocoa in this illuminated ice city.
3. Witness the transformation of China Snow Town into a magical wonderland at night, with snow-covered landscapes illuminated by a charming and romantic glow.
4. Visit Dream Home for a surreal photography session capturing the enchanting beauty of snow mushrooms, a unique natural phenomenon in the winter landscape.
5. Discover the beauty of Changbai Mountain, from Heavenly Lake to the awe-inspiring Changbai Waterfall. Explore the Underground Forest and Korean Folk Village for a cultural immersion.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Harbin, your dedicated guide and driver will be eagerly awaiting you at the airport. They will warmly welcome you and ensure a comfortable transfer to your hotel, allowing you to settle in and unwind after your journey.

    The remainder of the day is at your leisure, providing the perfect opportunity to explore the enchanting city of Harbin on your own. For a magical experience, we recommend immersing yourself in the mesmerizing Ice Lantern Show at Zhaolin Park, a dazzling display that captures the essence of Harbin's winter charm.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Harbin

    Harbin Ice Lantern Show in Zhaolin Park
    Ice Lantern Show in Zhaolin Park

  2. After breakfast, begin your Harbin city tour to St. Sophia Cathedral, where the morning light adds a golden hue to the red-brick façade. Your guide will provide insightful information about the cathedral's history and significance, allowing you to appreciate the architectural details and the cultural fusion it represents. As you stroll along Central Street, take in the lively atmosphere, browse through boutique shops, and consider stopping at a local café for a cup of Harbin's renowned Russian-style coffee. Learn the stories about the street's transformation over the years from your guide.

    St. Sophia Cathedral Harbin
    St. Sophia Cathedral

    After that, depart for Sun Island, a scenic spot on the Songhua River. Here, you'll encounter an enchanting display of snow sculptures during the winter months. The intricate designs range from mythical creatures to iconic landmarks, offering a visual feast for visitors. Enjoy a leisurely walk through this artistic winter wonderland.

    Continue your adventure with a visit to the Siberian Tiger Park, home to these magnificent creatures. Your guide will provide insights into the park's conservation efforts and the importance of preserving Siberian Tigers. Take the opportunity to observe the tigers in their natural habitat and capture memorable moments through your camera lens.

    Harbin Siberian Tiger Park
    Siberian Tiger Park

    Following the tiger park, return to your hotel for a brief rest and relaxation before the evening's festivities. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, indulging in Harbin's delectable cuisine. Your guide can recommend dishes that highlight the region's culinary specialties.

    As night falls, head to the renowned Ice and Snow World. Marvel at the breathtaking ice sculptures, intricately illuminated to create a magical ambiance. Engage in a variety of activities, such as ice sliding and snowmobiling, adding an extra layer of excitement to your evening. Conclude your day with a cup of hot cocoa or mulled wine as you soak in the beauty of the illuminated ice city. The combination of artistry, nature, and winter festivities ensures an unforgettable evening in Harbin.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Harbin

  3. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, we will embark on a scenic drive lasting 5-6 hours to reach the picturesque China Snow Town. Your comfortable journey will take you through stunning landscapes, offering glimpses of rural China.

    Upon arrival, take a short rest to rejuvenate from the journey and acclimate to the charming surroundings. The serenity of the snow-covered landscapes provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation. Begin your exploration by strolling along Xueyun Avenue, a snow-covered path that winds through the heart of China Snow Town. Feel the crisp winter air and enjoy the peaceful ambiance as you walk at your own pace, surrounded by enchanting snow-covered scenery. You can try the project of pouring hot water into the sky, and then the hot water will instantly turn into ice!

    Snow Town Xueyun Street
    Xueyun Street

    As night falls, witness the transformation of China Snow Town into a magical wonderland. The night view, illuminated by the soft glow of lights, creates a charming and romantic atmosphere. Take your time to immerse yourself in the beauty of the snow-covered town.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Snow Town

  4. This morning, you will proceed to Dream Home, a must-see destination for photography enthusiasts. This area is surrounded by an enchanting landscape of thick snow and traditional wooden houses decorated with red lanterns. Every winter, snow falls on the eaves and roofs forming snow mushrooms of various shapes and patterns, some resembling mushrooms, clouds, and turtles. This is a unique natural phenomenon that adds a touch of whimsy to the winter landscape. Explore Dream Home at your leisure, taking the opportunity to photograph the intricate details of the snow mushrooms. The dreamlike setting provides a surreal backdrop for creative and memorable shots.

    China Snow Town
    Snow mushrooms in China Snow Town

    Following the photography session, you will be escorted to Erdaobaihe Town, a journey that spans 5-6 hours. Relax in the comfort of your transportation and enjoy the changing scenery as you travel to your next destination.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Erdaobaihe Town

  5. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, energizing yourself for a day of exploration. Your journey to the North Slope Scenic Area of Changbai Mountain starts with a scenic drive, allowing you to soak in the beauty of the snow-covered landscapes. Arriving at Heavenly Lake, take a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air and enjoy the panoramic views. Your guide will share local legends and geological facts about this pristine alpine lake, providing context to its significance.

    Changbai Mountain North Slope
    Heavenly Lake from Changbai Mountain North Slope

    Move on to Changbai Waterfall, a natural spectacle where the frozen waters create an awe-inspiring display against the backdrop of the mountainous terrain. Capture the sheer power and beauty of the waterfall during a guided exploration. Then, head to Green Deep Pool, a serene oasis surrounded by forests. Your guide will lead you on a nature walk, pointing out unique flora and fauna that thrive in this ecological haven. Take your time to appreciate the tranquility of the surroundings. Lastly, explore the Underground Forest, a hidden marvel beneath the snow where diverse plant life adapts to the challenging conditions. Your will get fascinating insights into the adaptation strategies of these resilient plants.

    Conclude your day at Changbai Korean Folk Village, offering a glimpse into traditional Korean architecture, customs, and heritage. Surrounded by lush landscapes, visitors can explore well-preserved thatched-roof houses, ancient workshops, and cultural exhibitions showcasing the unique lifestyle of the Korean people. Engage in hands-on experiences, from traditional crafts to cultural performances, gaining a deeper appreciation for the region's cultural diversity.

    As the day winds down, your guide will accompany you to your hotel in Erdaobaihe Town. Reflect on the day's discoveries and relax in the comfort of your accommodation.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Erdaobaihe Town

    Changbai Korean Folk Village
    Changbai Korean Folk Village in Winter

  6. Enjoy a leisurely morning, perhaps exploring the surroundings of Erdaobaihe Town. If you wish, your guide can provide recommendations for local spots to visit. Take this time to savor your last moments in the Changbai Mountain region, appreciating the tranquility and natural beauty that surrounds you.

    Your driver will then escort you to Changbaishan Airport, ensuring a seamless transition to the next leg of your journey. Bid farewell to the captivating landscapes and cultural richness of Changbai Mountain, carrying with you memories of a truly extraordinary experience.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 5 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to Harbin / off Changbaishan;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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