Attractions : Snow Carving Festival in Sun Island, Northeast Tiger Park, Sophia Church, Zhongyang Dajie, Heilongjiang Provincial Museum, Hongbo Square
Perhaps winter is the best time to Harbin as there are many winter sports, activities and festivals are held in the city. Harbin is also known as the mecca of world's skiers as it has many skiing schools and excellent ski resorts. Yabuli is making its name among the world's ski fields. Try your skill on its slopes as well as seeing Harbin's many delights.
: Day1 : Arrive in Harbin (no meals)
Meet your local guide and driver at Harbin airport (or train station) and then transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Check into Wanda Holiday Express Hotel (4-star)
Note: we can arrange today's lunch or dinner, but it depends on your arrival time.
--After breakfast, you will pay a visit to the largest Orthodox Church in the Far East -St. Sofia Church. Then you will visit the Central Street- Built in 1898, the street is the most prosperous one of its kind in Harbin. It is also an architecture art gallery including some buildings with the western architectural styles, such as Byzantine, Baroque and Eclecticism etc.
-- In the afternoon, transfer tothe Sun Island Park to enjoy the beautiful ice and snow sculptures by the world-renowned artists. Later proceed to the Siberian Tiger Park, where you will be caged in a specially protected bus to see the tigers - the park is the largest wild natural park for the Siberian tiger (the Chinese people call it northeast tiger) in the world.
--In the evening, visit Zhaolin Park, where the magical and extraordinary ice lanterns and sculptures have literally made the place an icy fairyland.
--Stay overnight at Wanda Holiday Express Hotel (4-star)
Day3 Harbin to Yabuli (B, L)
--After breakfast, we will drive about 3 hrs to Yabuli Ski Resort -the biggest and best ski resort in China. The resort provides great skiing with high mountains and good snow. Yabuli Ski Resort has some famous skiing schools. It is also the biggest training centre for alpine skiers in China and hosts of many professional skiing competitions. In 1996 and 2009, the 3rd Winter Asian Games and the 24th Winter Universiade were once held here respectively.
--Stay overnight at the best local hotel/inn.
Day 4 Free at leisure in Yabuli (B, L)
--You will have many optional things (all at your own expense) to do today. --You can take the cable car to climb up the summit of the mountain to get a commanding view of the stunning snowscape, then take the longest slideway (48 curves, 2680m in length, 578m in fall) in the world down the mountain, this is a breathtaking adventure!
--Also, you can take part in some interesting snow activities, such as Alpine skiing, snowmobile driving, tyre (tire) sliding, sledding or arrow shooting. --Stay overnight at the best local hotel/inn.
--Morning transfer to visit Harbin New Synagogue, which is the largest Jewish synagogue in East Asia. In the synagogue you can find some facts of the Harbin Jewish History and Culture. --After that, transfer to Stalin Park to participate in some ice activities or watch winter swimming performance (all not expensive, at your own expense).
--Free in the day until your local guide escorts you to the Harbin Airport for the flight to your next destination.
The hotel(s) of the itinerary is (are) just recommended, we will arrange other similar hotel(s) in the light of actual conditions, such as personal request, occupied or rise in price and etc..
(1.)Pay cash to our tour guide upon your hotel pickup in the morning. Both Chinese RMB and USD are acceptable.
(2.)Transfer the money to tour bank account at least 2 weeks beofore your tour date.
(3.)Pay by Credit Card through Paypal. We will send you the Paypal Invoice. You just need to follow the instructions step by step .
1.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
2.Private car or van with English speaking guide
A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Personal Expenses.
Please Note: Price may vary according to different seasons. You can extend your stay in Harbin after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.