Transfer: by own arrangement
Program: Upon arrival at Harbin, check in hotel and tour Harbin city: St Sophia Church, after dinner, go for the Ice World Park. Transfer back to hotel.
St. Sophia Church – St. Sophia Church of Harbin is the largest Orthodox church in Far East. It was first built in March 1907 as a Russian Army church. In 1923, the restoration of this church began, and it was completed in November 1932 after 9 year of construction.
Program: Harbin city tour continues to Snow Sculpture Park at the Sun Island, Tiger Park, Stalin Park, and go and admire the swimmers in the icy cold river. Go and learn the local produce of North East China. Have a leisurely scroll on the central avenue.
Siberian Tiger Park – To protect the endangered Siberian tigers in China and make more scientific studies, Helongjian Siberian Tiger Park was established in 1996.The park is located on the north bank of the Songhua River, encompassing an area of 1,440,000 square meters.
The Central Avenue – The Central Avenue in Harbin has been the city’s most prosperous commercial hub for over one hundred years.
Built in 1898, the Central Avenue is dubbed as “a gallery of European architectural art.” The street, lined with a large number of Western architecture, is a must-see in Harbin. People who have never visited Moscow, Paris or Rome can gain a feeling and appreciation for the architecture of those cities by visiting the Central Avenue in Harbin.
Transfer: by private vehicle
Program: Drive to the snowland (5.5hrs) along the highway. Enjoy a lunch at local village and take a short walk thur the village. Dress up like a local with sheep skin vest and a big winter hat, take a horse drawn sledge, the traditional winter transportation, for the snow sculpture land. The scenery here has helped photographers win national photo awards. Drop by the famous cinematograhpy center at Jiapi Valley. Make a good wish at the Holy Tree. Back to your hotel. After dinner, you can have a leisurely walk nearby, enjoying the peaceful scene of the Northeast China’s countryside.
Program: Today’s program is centered on the thrilling guided trekking thru 0.3-1 meter deep snow from 400m above sea level, thru 1200m, arriving at Shuangfeng, 800m above sea. The total walking time is 4-6hrs, including the stop-for-fun time. The mountain range is part of the Changbai Mt, a major mountain range in NE China separating China and North Korea.
Transfer: by Private vehicle
Program: After breakfast, head for the Shuangfeng forest farm for some wood work and good picture taking. After lunch, go for the drive back to Harbin. Overnight in Harbin.
Transfer: by plane for economy class – own arrangement
Program: Pick up at the hotel and transfer to airport.