second departure now guaranteed - Ex Beijing 21 Jan
Join a Small Group Tour for the once in a lifetime experience of the incomparable Harbin Ice Festival. Beginning and ending in Beijing and including domestic flights and all meals, this five day extension can easily be connected with other Chinese holiday plans.
With ice and snow sculptors coming from around the world to celebrate their art, and picture perfect blue skies the usual forecast, this stunning experience is one you will remember forever.
Day 1: Beijing (D)
Upon arrival in Beijing you will be met by our local operator at the airport and transferred to Park Plaza Hotel located at the city downtown. Meet the rest of your group at a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 2 Beijing – Harbin (B L D)
Morning transfer to take a flight to Harbin. Upon arrival have a dumpling lunch at a local restaurant then visit Sophia Square to see St. Sophia Orthodox Church followed by Zhongyang Pedestrian Street. In the evening go to see the outdoor lantern show at Zhaolin Park before returning to your hotel.
Day 3: Harbin (B L D)
In the morning visit Sun Island Scenic Resort to see the world famous snow sculptures. Then explore Siberian Tiger Park, the largest breeding centre for these endangered big cats. After dinner head for the Ice and Snow World to enjoy the amazing ice sculptures which are the centrepiece of this incredible festival. These sculptures are dazzling as they are lit up with the multi-coloured lights.
Day 4: Harbin (B L D)
Go to Stalin Park and see the winter swimming of locals. Then enjoy whichever activity you would like to try on the ice (supplements apply). After lunch go and visit UNIT 731 Museum to learn some of the history of this area. Later sit down to a farewell dinner with your group at a local restaurant.
Day 5: Harbin – Beijing (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly to Beijing and connect to your onward flight or your own arrangements.
- Airport meet assistance and transfer
- Air-conditioned transfers
- 4 star hotels
- Daily breakfast and other meals as specified
- Admission fees
- English speaking guides in each city
- Return flights Beijing-Harbin-Beijing with tax.
- International airfares
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
First Class accommodation based on the following or similar:
Beijing: Park Plaza Hotel
Harbin: Four Star Hotel TBC
Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.