4 Days Immersion of the Ice Festival Atmosphere

Harbin Ice Festival, also known as Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, is China's original and greatest ice artwork festival. This tour covers not only the highlights of Harbin, but also the special skiing experience in the ski resort. Enjoy yourself!

Trip Highlights

  • Have a close view of Siberian Tigers in Siberian Tiger Park
  • Enjoy the evening shows, ice/snow sculptures, and illuminated full-sized ice buildings at Ice and Snow World
  • Have one-day ice-sports experience in Jiahua Ski Resort

Customizable Tour Itinerary

Welcome to the Ice City - Harbin! Your personal tour guide will greet you with a warm smile at the arrival hall. Along with an experienced driver, you will be transferred to the hotel in a private vehicle.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available

  • Hotels: Shangri-La Hotel (the best hotel in Harbin )
Shangri La HarbinShangri La Harbin
Lobby, Shangri La HarbinLobby, Shangri La Harbin
River View Room, Shangri La HarbinRiver View Room, Shangri La Harbin

Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is usually held from 5th January to the end of February. There are so many activities, like ice sculptures at Harbin Ice and Snow World and Stalin Park, Ice sculpture Garden party at Sun Island, Ice Lantern Exhibit at Zhaolin Park as well as the winter swimming competition, ice hockey match and snow football match etc.

In the morning, you will do some regular sightseeing. The first stop is Central Pedestrian Street, which is the epitome of Harbin. Its unique architectural culture and the European life of Harbin people are clearly reflected here. Grasp a photography opportunity of St Sofia Orthodox Church from the outside. It is one of the landmarks of Harbin. Attend an ice sculpture exhibition at Sun Island Scenic Area and watch the Siberian Tigers in the park from a close distance. Later, visit the most important theme park of the ice festival - Ice and Snow World, which features interesting winter activities (free), evening shows, ice/snow sculptures, and illuminated full-sized ice buildings.

Note: It is very important to keep warm when you are outdoors in Harbin.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Hotels: Shangri-La Hotel (the best hotel in Harbin )
Sun Island HarbinSun Island Harbin
Siberian TigersSiberian Tigers
Ice and Snow WorldIce and Snow World
Central Pedestrian StreetCentral Pedestrian Street

Located in Binxi National Forest Park, Jihua Ski Resort is the nearest SSSSS-level ski resort to Harbin downtown (38km). It caters for beginner, medium and advanced-level skiers. It is a paradise for ice-sports. Here you can do skiing, snowboarding, sightseeing, ice and snow karting, snowmobiling, sledding, tires sliding, flying disc, snow football, spinning top on the ice, tug-of-war competition.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Hotels: Shangri-La Hotel (the best hotel in Harbin )
 Jihua Ski Resort Jihua Ski Resort
 Jihua Ski Resort Jihua Ski Resort

In the morning, drive to Stalin Park, which is known as an evidence of the friendship between the world’s two most powerful communist countries at that time. The tree-lined promenade in the park, dotted with statues, playgrounds, recreation clubs and cafes for the locals. Later, go watch the winter swimming in Songhua River. It is one of the physical exercises for Harbin people.

After the tour, head to the airport for the flight to your next destination.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Stalin ParkStalin Park
Winter SwimmingWinter Swimming
Local BreakfastLocal Breakfast
Harbin AirportHarbin Airport

Price Includes

  • In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
  • Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
  • Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
  • Your own English-speaking guide service.
  • Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.

Price Excludes

  • International transportation.
  • Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


This tour is tailor-made and we can tailor to meet your reqeusts. Your personal travel consultant will contact you within 24 working hours!


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