Day 1 Arrival/Harbin
Transfer: by your own arrangement
Sites visited: Upon arrival, pick up to Hotel from Harbin Airport
Upon arrival in the ice city - Harbin, your tour guide will meet you then escort you to the hotel to check in if the room is available according the time you arrive. Free leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Harbin
Meals: B, L
Sites visited: St. Sofia Church, Central Street, Snow Sculpture Art Expo at Sun Island, Siberian Tiger Park, Ice and Snow World
After breakfast your tour guide will meet you and escort you to visit the Harbin 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 is the second site today. 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 tasty cuisine.
Then drive to Sun Island Scenic Area (Tai Yang Dao). 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.
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 form the freeze especially when you want to stay there longer to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Day 3 Harbin/Departure
Sites visited: Heilongjiang Provincial Museum, Winter Swimming Watching, Ice Activities
After breakfast, you can take part in some ice activities, such as ice sloping, ice boating or watch winter swimming performance etc. Then visit Heilongjiang Provincial Museum. Heilongjiang Provincial Museum was built in 1906 in classical European Baroque style and run by the provincial government. It is the largest museum and one of the oldest shopping malls in Heilongjiang province.
After lunch, you will be escorted to the airport for your own arranged flight back home.