2-Day Ice City Harbin Leisure Weekend Tour
In this 2 days Ice City Harbin leisure weekend tour, we will experience one of the coldest winter in China, explore an ice sculptures world in Harbin Ice Festival, and explore the largest Orthodox Church in China. This will be an unforgettable winter in your lifetime.
- Experience local Harbin Ice Festival
- Explore an ice kingdom made by all different ice sculptures
- Explore the largest Orthodox Church in China
- Day 1:Arrive in Harbin
- Day 2:Departure Harbin
Day 1: Arrive in Harbin
Sightseeing and Activities: ST.Sofia Church; Central Street; Ice and Snow World Park
Arrive in Harbin in the late morning, you will be met by the local guide and transferred to visit the St. Sophia Church. St Sophia Cathedral church, with Byzantine style and meaning of ‘God’s wisdom’ for name, look so beautiful as if it had been made by God’s hands. The church’s original shape and Latin cross footprint was preserved during reconstruction.It was first built in 1907 and rebuilt into brick and wood structure in 1912. It is the largest Orthodox Church in the Far East.
The Central Street, also known the Zhongyang Street, which was originally built in 1898 when there were abundant of Russian business man in Harbin, China. The Central Street is considered as the architectural art galley: Baroque and byzantine lining both sides, including Russian bakeries, French fashion houses and Japanese restaurants and so on. It’s a good place to see architectural styles as well as for shopping and taste different Cuisine.
In the evening you will go to visit the Ice and Snow World. Located on the north bank of the Songhua River, the Ice and Snow Amusement World is a major attraction of Harbin Interactional Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival dunging the winter. There are full of awesome ice and snow sculptures created by artists from all around world. Kind note that please wear enough layers of proper clothes and warm shoes to keep you away from the freeze especially when you want to stay there longer to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Day 2:Departure Harbin
Sightseeing and Activities: Snow Sculpture Art Expo on Sun Island; Siberian Tiger Park;
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch
After breakfast, you will be driven to visit the Sun Island Scenic Area (Tai Yang Dao). It’s a great place for escaping the hot summer with cool weather and nice scenery, flowers, lakes and cute animals in the forest. When it comes to winter the island will be covered by thick snow and there will be a world-famous snow sculpture show: International Snow Sculpture Art Expo. There are various of massive, huge snow sculptures which is so impressive and amazing.
Then you will make an safari-style adventure in the Siberian Tiger Park. Siberian Tiger Park located on the north bank of the Songhua River. It is the largest natural park for wild Siberian tigers of China, even in the world. There are over 500 Siberian tigers this park. Here you can see wild tigers closely and take some fantastic photos. After you will be transfer to the airport or train station for the train/flight to your next destination.
Transfer: Depart from Harbin by your own arranged flight/train
- Hotel Accommodations for 0 Harbin
- Hotel breakfasts and Lunch
Daily Lunch Location Options (choose one): A: Dumplings at famous Harbin dumpling restaurant: The Oriental King Dumpling B: Self-serve hot pot restaurant C: Barbecue buffet restaurant
Lunch Drink Options (choose one): A: Harbin Beer B: Juice)
- Private air-conditioned vehicle with skilled driver
- English speaking tour guides
- Entrance fees listed in the itinerary
- Government taxes and service charges
- Airfare, tax and fuel surcharge.
- Round trip international airfare or train tickets
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals and services other than mentioned in the itinerary
- Optional tours
- International Travel Insurance
- All tips to guides and drivers
- Excess luggage charges
- Personal expenses
- Visa fees
The quotation is different for China Public Holidays. For instance, Chinese Spring Festival,Tomb-sweeping Festival, Labor Day, Dragon-boat Festival, Mid-autumn Festival, China National Day, etc. Please note that we reserve the right to make some necessary alterations caused by accidental forces. In this case, any increase or reduction of the tour cost will be calculated and we will deal with it accordingly.