Discover a Dreamlike Snow Paradise
5-Day Harbin and China Snow Town Tour
This itinerary is recommended for those who are looking for a vibrant winter holiday in the best place to feel the charm of snow and ice.
During a 5-day trip, you can enjoy a fantastic visual feast of ice and snow — have fun at the world's largest ice and snow festival, savor the rich Russian and European charm of Harbin's old city with a walk from the less-touristy Laodaowai area to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, soak in a hot spring, experience local winter life in Snow Valley, and enjoy beautiful snow scenery in the winter wonderland of China Snow Town.
Tour 'Wow' Points
Visit the popular Iconic Sites in Harbin
Fun Things to Do in the Snow World
Taste the Savory and Exotic Flavors of Old Harbin
Local Experiences Only Found in Northeast China
China Highlights' Special Discovery Experiences
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Since 1998 we've guided everyone ranging from US presidents, Australian Geographic and retired backpackers. Our goal is to create unique trips that take you off-the-beaten path, helping you discover China in a more authentic way. Our motto: "Discovery Your Way!"
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Itinerary Quick Look
Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.
Airport pickup. The rest of the day is your own to explore Harbin.
Enjoy an old Harbin food tour with a city walk from the less-known Laodaowai Area to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street. You will not only taste delicious local food, but also get to know about history and local life in Harbin a hundred years ago and more during this foodie tour.
Feel the festive atmosphere of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival by visiting Sun Island Scenic Resort and Ice and Snow World (this is the "new Harbin").
Check in at a local home stay and stay overnight in a room with a traditional kang bed (a brick bed heated by a fire underneath), make dumplings with local people, enjoy interesting snow activities, and have fun in the snow.
Challenge yourself by trekking through the snowy forest from Snow Valley to Yangcao Hill (10 km, 3½ hours) to see the fantastic wintery white scenery. Then go down Yangcao Hill to China Snow Town by a combination of snow mobile and local horse-drawn sledge (5 km, ½ hour).
Enjoy Xueyun ('snow cloud') Avenue, Bangchui Hill Scenic Outlook Wooden Walkways with night views of Snow Town, and watch a local Yangke ('welcome') dance in the evening.
—the Icing on the Cake
Boutique hotels are recommended to enrich your travel experience.
- Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
- English speaking local guide
- Activities, hotels, and meals listed in the itinerary
- 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling
Tour code: hrb-8