Discover a Dreamlike Snow Paradise
5 Days 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. (hrb-8)
Tour 'Wow' Points
Enjoy the Amazing Atmosphere of Harbin Ice & Snow Festival
Walk into the dazzling, colorful wonderland of Harbin Ice and Snow World and the incredible Sun Island Scenic Area to appreciate the gorgeous ice and snow sculptures. Be amazed by the skill needed to make ordinary ice and snow into such masterpieces of art.
Taste the Savory and Exotic Flavor of Old Harbin
Understand Harbin by tasting its traditional food and learn the stories behind the food, walk through the old streets, and see the well-preserved Chinese Baroque architecture in less-touristy Laodaowai area.
Experience Local Winter Life in China Snow Valley
Neighboring China Snow Town to the southeast, China Snow Valley is relatively non-touristy and it is a good place to experience Northeast China folk customs.
Immerse Yourself in the Fairytale World of China Snow Town
China Snow Town is the best place to feel the charm of snow in an idyllic setting. Here, you can capture panoramic views of the snowy village and enjoy the fun of playing with snow.
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Best experience ever!
Our tour guide Mervyn was extremely knowledgeable. We had to change our plans due to a virus closure and she found other activities that we loved! By the end of the trip we felt like we had made a close friend and would enjoy spending time together again.
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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.