Ice and Snow Festival, Harbin

Destinations: Harbin

Destination Services: 2 nights accommodation, Meals as specified in the itinerary (excluding beverages), Land transportation as specified, Excursions as specified, Local English speaking guide, Service fees for local guide(s) and driver(s)

Stars: 5 Stars

Days: 3 days

RMB:From 4,770


Arrive at Harbin by flight – we can also arrange these for you.

Meet your English speaking local guide

Private transfer to your hotel for check in

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Snow Carving Festival in Sun Island Park

Located on the northern side of Songhua River and in downtown Harbin City, Sun Island is the only floodplain wetland ecology at the centre of a Chinese city. In the 1980s, the song on the Sun Island by Zheng Xulan spread the name of the island far and wide.

Meal:Breakfast/Own arrangement       Lunch/Local restaurant Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel:Sofitel Wanda


In the morning, visit the St Sophia Church.  


St. Sophia Cathedral in Harbin is the largest Eastern Orthodox Church in the Far East. It is an impressive over 53m high.


Following the church, you will explore the Jewish Synagogue Museum.


The New Synagogue of Harbin was originally built in 1918. As the largest in northeast China, it can accommodate up to 800 worshippers. Not used for worship since the 1950s, it was restored and transformed into a Museum.

After lunch at a local restaurant, go back to your hotel to warm up.

In the late afternoon, you will enter the amazing attraction Harbin Ice and Snow World, the key attraction of Harbin Ice and Snow Festival.

Since its creation 17 years ago, the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival has been expanding year by year. Covering more than 750,000 m2 and consuming over 300,000 m3 of ice and snow, Harbin Ice and Snow World is one of the most important parts of Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. There, you will be able to see the amazing colorful illuminated ice and snow sculptures as well as enjoy various interesting cultural activities and winter sports.

You will then be transferred back to your hotel for some free time at your leisure.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel       Lunch/Local restaurant Dinner/ Own arrangement

Hotel:Sofitel Wanda


In the morning, you will observe tigers at the Siberian Tiger Park.

The Siberian tiger is considered an endangered species. It is the largest felid in the world and is known as the King of the Forest. In order to preserve this valuable species, the Siberian Tiger Park was built in 1996. The park enjoys a favorable foundation for ecotourism and splendid scenery. There are over 500 purebred Siberian tigers here, with 100 visible to visitors. In addition, visitors can also see white tigers, lions, lynx, leopards, and black pumas as well as Bengali tigers.

After lunch at a local restaurant, private transfer for your return by flight – we can also arrange these for you.

MealMealBreakfast/Hotel       Lunch/ Local restaurant Dinner/ Own arrangement


  • Accommodation including breakfast in for 2 nights in Harbin (Check in time: 02:00pm, Check out time: 12:00noon)
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (excluding beverages): 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches
  • Land transportation as specified
  • Excursions as specified
  • Local English speaking guide – for other languages please contact us!
  • Service fees for local guide(s) and driver(s)


Excludes :

  • Domestic flight or train tickets – we can arrange your transportation from any city in China by plane, high-speed train, train or car, please contact us!
  • Early check in/Late checkout and chargeable activities at hotel
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips for local guide(s) and driver(s) are at your discretion
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not previously mentioned as included



  • Validity: 7th Jan, 2017 -25th Feb, 2017
  • Black out date:Chinese New Year 27th Jan – 4th Feb, 2017


Terms and Conditions:


Full payment is due 14 days prior to departure. Thomas Cook China reserves the right to release all services in case of payment default.


Cancellation Policy

If any cancellation is received following a booking, the following general cancellation policy will apply:

  • Between 30 and 21 days prior to arrival : 20% of total amount is due
  • Between 20 and 7 days prior to arrival : 50% of total amount is due
  • Between 6 days and 2 day prior to arrival: 75% of total amount is due
  • 1 day or No-show: 100% of total amount is due


Force Majeure

Thomas Cook China will not be liable for performance delays or for non-performance, due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, actions by any government authority (whether valid or invalid), fires, floods, windstorms, riots, explosions, natural disasters, wars, sabotage, labor problems (including lockouts, strikes and slowdowns), or court injunction or order.


Tips & Advice:

  • Please make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your departure date and has a minimum of 2 blank pages available for visa and stamps.
  • Please check in advance if you require a visa for the country you are visiting. You may contact your local embassy for assistance.