2-day Harbin Ice City Relax Tour
Updated : 2015-01-04
By ( harbinice.com )
>>St. Sophia Church
>> Central Street
>> Ice and Snow World
>> Sun Island
>> Siberian Tiger Park
2 days short China city winter break in ice city Harbin to view a wonderland of ice and snow lanterns & sculptures where you have a variety of fun things to do and see at St. Sophia Church, Central Street, Ice and Snow World, Sun Island, Siberian Tiger Park.
Day 1 Harbin
Transfer via: your own arranged flight/train
Sites visited: St. Sophia Church, Central Street, Ice and Snow World
Arrive in Harbin in the late morning, you will be met by the local guide and transferred to visit the St. Sophia Church. 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, 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 taste different Cuisine.
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 from the freeze especially when you want to stay there longer to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Day 2 Harbin/Departure
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Sites visited: Sun Island, Siberian Tiger Park
After breakfast, you will be driven to visit the Sun Island Scenic Area (Tai Yang Dao). It's a great place for escaping the hot summer with cool weather and nice scenery, flowers, lakes and cute animals in the forest. 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. After you will be transfer to the airport or train station for the train/flight to your next destination.
Transfer: Depart from Harbin by your own arranged flight/train
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.
Heilongjiang province will leverage all its formidable array of natural advantages to develop its popular winter tourism.