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5 Days Harbin Ice World Tour with Thrilling Yabuli Skiing

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Destinations:
( The Northeast Tiger Park - Sun Island Scenic Area - Ice and Snow World - Yabuli Ski Resort )
Departure date:

(best tour time: Dec.25 - Mid of Feb. next year)
Tour Code: HRC-HRB01

Tour Description

It's just time to visit the spectacular Winter World - Harbin! ChinaTourGuide.com now calls a wonderful tour for seeing the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which will be held in January of 2014. And for skiing lovers, you could not miss out this unique tour! It specially provides you with a dynamic skiing experience at famous Yabuli International Ski Resort for three days! Beautiful snow sceneries and ice recreations, exotic high streets and state-of-the-art Yabuli ski resort, definitely give you a best winter vacation in Harbin!

Discover a magical winter world in Harbin, enjoy amazing skiing at awesome Yabuli Ski Resort.

One-stop service, incl. tour guide, hotels, meals, transportation, attraction admissions andinsurance, etc.

Caring, experienced local guide & driver will be of great help to ensure your safety and comfort on the way.

Day 1 Harbin : Pick-up & Check-in ( Lunch )
Today's Activities May you have a good journey to Harbin, and our guide will meet you at the exit of Harbin Taiping International Airport after you clear the customs, and then take you to Harbin downtown hotel for a break and leaving your luggages. After you are prepared, let us start a wonderful tour in Harbin. The first spot we will see is the Northeast Tiger Park, which protects more than 500 endangered purebred Siberian tigers. It is so exciting to get close to those amazing creatures and take photos with them.
Then we will head for Sun Island Scenic Area to see excellent snow sceneries. In addition, you can appreciate a plenty of various ice sculptures created by excellent ice-carving workers.
The night in winter would come earlier than usual, and Ice and Snow World, docrated by colorful neon lights, becomes a magical fairy land, presenting lots of different shaped ice castles and other interesting buildings. It combines the ice and snow with recreation. And it also mixes the new creative ideas, artistic presentation, mass participation and recreation. How can you miss this fantastic place?!
1. It is extremely cold during winter in Harbin. The temperature can be low to -20C. It usually snows and freezes. If you decide to travel there, you need to prepare very warm winter clothes and antiskid shoes.
2. Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, established in 1985, is held annually from January 5 and lasts for over one month. And the latest Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival will begin from January of 2014, and last for over one month. The best collections of ice artworks are exhibited in the following five main places: Harbin Ice and Snow World, Sun Island Scenic Area , Yabuli International Ski Resort, Ice Lantern Garden Party and Zhaolin Park. And this tour covers three of them, while you can add more on.
Highlights
northeast tiger park sun island scenic area ice and snow world          
Safari at Northeast Tiger Park Ice sculpture at Sun Island Colorful Ice & Snow World          
Day 2 Harbin - Yabuli Ski Resort
Today's Activities In the morning, you will go to St.Sofia Orthodox Church, which is the largest Orthodox Church building in the Far East. Regarded as the most precious Jewish cultural heritage in Harbin, It was built early in the 20th century, for the Russians and other Orthodox people living around Harbin.
Then with a walk to the exotic Central Street, you can know lots of historical stories behind this long corridor of European architectural art.
After lunch, we will drive about 2.5 hours to the main lure of this package - Yabuli International Ski Resort, which is located in the Shangzhi County, with approximately 193 kilometers away from Harbin. Upon arrival, we will send you to the booked hotel in the Resort, so that you can have a break. The rest of this day follows your will, that you can walk around near the hotel to appreciate beautiful snow sceneries. And you are highly suggested to make good preparation for the skiing the next day.
Kindly note that this tour package excludes the skiing charges at Yabuli, and you could arrange your time for skiing and sightseeing as you prefer during these three days. Here we provides the skiing rate and status for your reference, which is valid from mid-Dec. 2013 to mid-Feb. 2014 and may occur change:
2 hours skiing: CNY 240(weekday), CNY 280(weekend), CNY 360(holidays);
Half day skiing: CNY320(weekday), CNY 380(weekend), CNY460(holidays);
Full day skiing: CNY480(weekday), CNY580(weekend), CNY680(holidays);
2 hours ski course price for 2 persons: CNY180(weekday), CNY240(holidays);
2 hours ski course price for 5 persons: CNY120(weekday), CNY150(holidays).
Highlights
st.sofia church harbin central street yabuli ski resort          
St.Sofia Orthodox Church The Central Street Yabuli Ski Resort Entrance          
Day 3 Yabuli Ski Resort
Today's Activities Today marks your happy skiing at Yabuli Ski Resort, where is a popular skiing place offering high-standard service and skiing facilities. As the best ski resort in China, it used to be a hunting ground for feudal lords in Qing dynasty. It now includes two areas, the competition section and the leisure skiing section. In the leisure skiing section, the highest altitude is only about 1,000 meters (approx. 3,281 feet), and the area provides a comparatively safe environment for leisure skiing, where you can enjoy skiing very much with your family and friends. In addition, the resort is the biggest training centre for alpine skiers and the mountain hosts of many professional skiing competitions. For professional skiers, it is the best place to go!
According to your skiing preference, you could bring your own skiing equipments or rent them at Yabuli resort. We offer the fees for equipment rental, courses and other activities for your reference:
clothing CNY80/half day; CNY120/full day helmet  CNY50/half day; CNY80/full day
goggles CNY50/half day; CNY80/full day ski motor car  CNY120/10min
lift for sight seeing  CNY90/one way    
Highlights
yabuli ski ground          
Yabuli Ski Resort Birdview Enjoy skiing at Yabuli Yabuli Ski Store          
Day 4 Yabuli Ski Resort

Today's Activities

What you want to do is up to you today. The resort is a blend of activities, the beautiful forest and comfortable facilities, offering you a relaxing and fun vacation. Except for skiing, you can take advantage of the other entertainment facilities at the resort as well, such as the mini golf course, tennis court, turf courts, hot-air balloons, para-gliders among others. And lots of snow mountains and forests here await you to discover, we are sure that your guys can enjoy a lot at Yabuli.
Highlights
northeast tiger park yabuli ski resort cable          
Cool Skiing at Yabuli Ski Equipment Rental Yabuli Resort Cable          
Day 5 Depart Harbin : see-off

Today's Activities

This is the last day of tour, and you will have free activity until our tour guide takes you to Harbin International airport for your flight to next destination. We believe you will love this tour and keep forever memories about Harbin in your whole life.
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 1 lunch Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver
Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance; Government taxes & Service charges
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotel in Harbin
Sofitel Wanda Hotel Harbin
Sofitel Wanda Hotel Harbin
In the heart of the business district, Sofitel Wanda Harbin brings the latest trends in hotel design to Harbin and sets a new standard in combining classic French hospitality with Chinese culture. Easy access to Taiping airport, the convention centre andZhongyang Dajie pedestrian area. Offering 322 rooms, Club Sofitel executive floors, three inspired restaurants, state of the art conference facilities, spa, fitness centre and indoor heated pool, the hotel has everything you need and more.
Wanda Holiday Inn City Centre Harbin
Wanda Holiday Inn City Centre Harbin
Harbin Holiday Inn (Haerbin wanda jiari jiudian) is one of the better placed hotels in Harbin and the services here are definitely high four star. All 144 rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, a color TV with satellite channels, in-house movies, a private bathroom with hairdryer, IDD telephone and a minibar.
Xiangjiang Century Hotel Harbin
Xiangjiang Century Hotel Harbin
Xiangjiang Century Hotel Harbin is a 3 stars hotel, will help guests customize the services needed to suit lifestyle and budget. The hotel is situated in Harbin Zhongyang Street Pedestrian Business Area. Xiangjiang Century Hotel Harbin is innovated in 2008.Personalized service is the hallmark of this quietly comfortable, recently renovated hotel. The hotel has 8 storeys (floors), 75 tastefully understated rooms.
Hotel in Yabuli Ski Resort
Avaunce International Convention and Exhibition Center Hotel
Avaunce International Convention and Exhibition Center Hotel
Avaunce (Yabuli) International Convention and Exhibition Center Hotel is a comprehensive service site located in the AAAA Skiing tourist resorts in Yabuli countries, which combines conferences, Commercial Exhibition, Lodging, Eatery, Skiing, Tourism, Recreation Projects of All Seasons together. It has 357 view guest rooms with fashion design of putting sanitary and lavatory separately, artful combination of window and balcony which will accompany you to spend a tranquil time.
Sun Mountain Yabuli
Sun Mountain Yabuli
Sun Mountain Yabuli is a unique four-star hotel which boasts the skin resort in the domestic. The luxury hotel is made up of three hotels, The Grand Yabuli Hotel, Alpine Lodge and Sun Mountain Lodge. Excellent conditions for snow skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are virtually guaranteed during ski season.
Yabuli Windmill Hotel
Yabuli Windmill Hotel
Yabuli Windmill Hotel is situated about 200km to the east of the renowned Ice City - Harbin and 120 km to the west of Mudanjiang City. The hotel is just standing to the southeast of Yabuli National Forest Park in Heilongjiang Province. The hotel occupies over 300 hectares and acts as a Vacation Resort, and it is the largest one in China, only opened in winter.

Harbin

Given by the unique geographic location, Harbin food is influenced by Russia, Korea, Mongolia, and of course North China cuisines, especially Shandong Cuisine. Our tour's dining option is quite open to you, and you can find lots of popular dishes in Harbin, such as shredded chicken fried with bean curd, shredded chicken stew with mushroom, stewed pig's elbow, vermicelli (bean or sweet potato noodles) stewed with fish, vermicelli stewed with pork, and pork bone seasoned with soy sauce. They are all delicious and sold at low prices. Just cheer your tongue here!
(1) For non-Russians, there are lots of Russian restaurants in Harbin, you could find one to taste some exotic dishes.
(2) Many local restaurants offer good tasted dishes at low prices, you can try a lot during this tour.

Enjoy yourself at Russian Restaurant in Harbin. Satisfy your tongue with famous Harbin dumplings.

Comments

Hi Sara,

Thanks a lot for this fantastic trip. It is very great and we thoroughly enjoy the festival in Harbin, especially the ice sculptures. We have a good time in yabuli ski center. Your tour guide Michael was really nice. Pls send our best regards to him.Thank you again.

Cheers

Customer: KevinUpdate Date: Feb. 7, 2013

Destinations: Harbin

Hi Nancy,

Thank you so much for your nice and good plan trip that you gave us, really it was amazing. We really like Harbin and got amazing photos of Harbin... And about the shi, actually the service of your guide is very very good, and Yabuli is pretty good with excellent skiing place. I had a great time there. and we are thinking next year to visit Yunnan, for seeing yulong snow mountain. So sure to contact you again. Thank you again, hoping to meet you next year.

With Best Regards.

Customer: Mark Update Date: Jan. 7, 2012

Destinations: Harbin

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