Enjoy your day in Harbin during this beautiful winter season! This private day tour will take you to Sun Island Snow Sculpture, the Polar land , Saint Sophia Cathedral , Central Street(zhongyang pedestrian street), Ice and Snow World. In addition, stroll around the streets of Russian style, explore the ancient buildings on the Harbin central street(zhongyang pedestrian street)
What You Can Expect
Your friendly private guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby at 9:00am. Then, head for the Sophia Church to explore the mystery and exterior artistic decoration.. Next, move on to Central Street t(zhongyang pedestrian street), the longest commercial pedestrian street in Asia where you can hang out at random by yourself and feel the Russian atmosphere at the same time. After your morning tour, enjoy a traditional northeast style lunch and continue your tour to Harbin Snow Fair Art Expo. on Sun island and Polar Land( museum). Then, enjoy the Harbin early sunset, followed by a visit to Ice and Snow World where the climax of the day begins! You will discover many ice sports, fun entertainment and wonderful performance there. After your tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Harbin city.
Day 1:St. Sophia Church, Central Street, Ice and Snow World
Start in the Morning at 9:00 your guide will meet your hotel lobby then visit the St. Sophia Church. Saint 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 pedestrian 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 afternoon and evening you will taked to the Ice and Snow World. Located on the north bank of the Songhua River, the Ice and Snow Amusement World Parks 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. you will enjoy day time and night time with coloful lights together, at last you will be transfered back to your hotel.
Day 2 : Harbin Snow Fair on Sun Island, Siberian Tiger Park
Your local english speaking tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby on the morning at you will be driven to visit the Sun Island Scenic Area. 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 200 Siberian tigers this park. Here you can see wild tigers closely and take some fantastic photos. after scenic spot bus transfer you will go to walking area to viist yonger siberian tigers and white tigers. after this you will be transfer to dinner or lunch , at last you will be transfer your hotel or other places you want.