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Tour Overview

Take this 7-day China winter tour through the enchanting wonders of Harbin, China Snow Town, and Changbai Mountain. In Harbin, marvel at the icy splendors of Ice and Snow World, and get up close to Siberian tigers at the Tiger Park. China Snow Town’s ethereal beauty awaits, with snowy landscapes, picturesque Xueyun Avenue, and thrilling winter activities.

Finally, explore the captivating North Slope of Changbai Mountain, home to Heavenly Lake, Changbai Waterfall, Green Deep Pool, and the mesmerizing Underground Forest. A perfect blend of natural wonders and winter adventures awaits you in this unforgettable journey.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore Harbin’s Ice and Snow World, where enchanting sculptures and winter activities create a magical wonderland.
2. Marvel at Siberian tigers in their natural habitat at the Siberian Tiger Park, a captivating wildlife encounter.
3. Wander Zhongyang Pedestrian Street’s vibrant night market, savoring local ice cream & Sugar-coated haws and embracing the city’s lively ambiance.
4. Immerse in China Snow Town’s snowy charm, stroll Xueyun Avenue, and soak in panoramic views from Bangchui Hill.
5. Witness Yangcao Hill’s captivating sunrise, feel the rush of snowmobile riding, and admire Jinpo Lake’s frozen beauty.
6. Experience local-style winter fishing and enjoy the tranquil serenity of Jinpo Lake.
7. Explore Changbai Mountain’s North Slope – Heavenly Lake, Changbai Waterfall, Green Deep Pool, and Underground Forest.
8. Enjoy a thrilling raft ride on Mt. Changbai’s hot spring river before bidding farewell to your unforgettable winter adventure.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Harbin, your guide and driver will be waiting for you at the airport to welcome you to the city. They will assist with your luggage and take you to your hotel. After checking in and freshening up, you'll have the rest of the day to explore Harbin on your own.

    You can start by wandering through Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, a lively and bustling commercial street lined with shops, restaurants, and historic buildings. Immerse yourself in the local culture, try some delicious street food (local ice cream & Sugar-coated haws are recommended), and take in the vibrant atmosphere.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Harbin

    Harbin Central Street Winter
    Zhongyang Pedestrian Street

  2. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, head to the famous Ice and Snow World. This enchanting winter wonderland features spectacular ice sculptures, colorful lights, and intricate ice carvings that create a magical atmosphere. You can also try various winter activities, such as ice sliding or ice biking, for an unforgettable experience.

    Harbin Ice and Snow World
    Harbin Ice and Snow World

    Next, visit Sun Island Scenic Resort, a picturesque spot known for its beautiful gardens and scenic landscapes. Even during winter, the park maintains its charm with snow-covered trees and frozen lakes. Take a leisurely walk through the gardens and capture some stunning winter photos.

    In the afternoon, visit Siberian Tiger Park, where you'll have the opportunity to see Siberian tigers up close. You can take a bus tour through the park to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. It's an exciting and educational experience for both adults and children.

    Harbin Siberian Tiger Park
    Siberian Tiger Park

    As the day comes to an end, head back to Central Street for a leisurely evening stroll. The street transforms into a lively night market with various food stalls and local souvenirs, making it a perfect place to enjoy the city's vibrant nightlife.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Harbin

  3. Today, you'll leave Harbin and embark on a scenic drive to China Snow Town, which is approximately 5 hours away. Along the way, you'll witness the charming winter landscapes of Northeast China. Upon arrival in China Snow Town, check in to your accommodation and take a moment to appreciate the breathtaking snowy scenery.

    Spend the afternoon exploring Xueyun Avenue, a postcard-worthy street adorned with snow-covered houses and hanging icicles. It's a perfect spot for a romantic winter walk and some memorable photos.

    Snow Town Xueyun Street
    Xueyun Street

    Later, visit Bangchui Hill, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and forests. Don't miss the opportunity to take a peaceful walk on the Wooden Walkways, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the serene winter wonderland.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Snow Town

  4. Start the day early to witness the magical sunrise over Yangcao Hill. As the first rays of light illuminate the snow-covered landscape, you'll be captivated by the beauty of the snow town.

    Snow Town Yangcaoshan Hill
    Sunrise views with beautiful rime and misty pines

    Next, experience the thrill of snowmobile riding in the vast expanse of snow. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, this activity promises fun and excitement.

    Visit Jinpo Lake Ice Waterfall, where you'll be in awe of the frozen waterfall formations. Take some time to appreciate the intricate ice formations and take memorable pictures.

    Later, engage in a unique and authentic winter activity - local-style winter fishing. You'll get the chance to observe how the locals fish in the frozen lake using traditional methods. It's a fascinating insight into the culture and lifestyle of the area.

    In the afternoon, bid farewell to China Snow Town and embark on a 3.5-hour drive to Dunhua for your accommodation. Along the way, enjoy the picturesque winter views of the countryside.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Dunhua

  5. After breakfast, your driver will take you from Dunhua to Erdaobaihe Town, which is the gateway to Changbai Mountain. Upon arrival, you'll have the afternoon free to relax and unwind. One option is to indulge in the therapeutic hot springs, where you can soothe your muscles and rejuvenate in the warmth of the natural springs.

    Alternatively, if you are an adventure enthusiast, you can opt for some skiing at a local ski resort. Experience the thrill of gliding down the snow-covered slopes and enjoy winter sports activities.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Erdaobaihe Town

    Erdaobaihe Town in Winter
    Erdaobaihe Town in Winter

  6. Today, you'll embark on an extraordinary journey to the North Slope Scenic Area of Changbai Mountain. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a unique opportunity to explore a volcanic landscape in the midst of winter.

    Visit Heavenly Lake, a stunning crater lake located at the top of the mountain. The lake's clear blue waters surrounded by snow-covered peaks create a breathtaking sight.

    Changbai Mountain North Slope
    Heavenly Lake from Changbai Mountain North Slope

    Next, witness the magnificent Changbai Waterfall, one of the highest waterfalls in China. The waterfall freezes in winter, transforming into a stunning ice sculpture.

    Explore the Green Deep Pool, an emerald-green lake that formed in a volcanic crater. The tranquil and surreal surroundings will leave you in awe.

    In the afternoon, venture into the Forest, a volcanic lava cave filled with lush vegetation and unique geological formations. It's like stepping into a hidden world underground.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

  7. On your final day, enjoy a thrilling raft ride on the hot spring river. Drift through the pristine landscape and soak in the natural beauty as you gently cruise down the river.

    After the exhilarating raft ride, your driver will escort you to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination or home.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $1599 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.


Price Includes

  • 6 nights' accommodation in local hotels;
  • 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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