5 Days Harbin Yabuli Tour from Beijing by Bullet Train

Tour Route: Beijing, Harbin, Yabuli, Harbin, Beijing

HT-18
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing to Harbin by bullet train

Pick up from your mid-town hotel in Beijing around 6:00am. Then transferred to Beijing Railway Station and take the bullet train No.25 leaving at 7:15am for Harbin. Arrival in Harbin at 15:19, met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Harbin (booked by us). You will enjoy your leisure time for rest of the day.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Harbin

Pick up from your hotel, then have the excursion to enjoy the Snow Carving Festival in Sun Island. The Sun Island is one of northern China's most scenic spots and is famous throughout the country as a resort. However, in winter, when the whole island is covered with snow, that it is the best time to take part in the famous Snow Carving Festival here.
Then drive further north ( about 37km north of Harbin downtown) to see the Siberian tigers in the Northeast Tiger Park. You are arranged to have a close look at the tigers on a moving bus as well as having a chance to see the tigers through a special walking corridor. It is a thrill and exciting experience to see these cute big cats.
After lunch, drive back to the city center to visit the city landmark of Harbin - St.Sophia Church. It is the largest Eastern Orthodox Church in China as well in the Far East. It has the height of 53.3 meters and has an area of 721 square meters. Then walk along Zhongyang Street ( Central Street ). Harbin is often dubbed as the Eastern Moscow due to its Russian architecture rooted in the city. The Zhongyang Dajie is the most famous street refecting the foreign styles. It includes many European architectural styled buildings from Renaissance and the baroque to eclecticism.
After dinner, you will have your highlight activity in Harbin - enjoy the Ice and Snow World, an ice fairyland on earth. The ice carvings at the Harbin Ice and Snow World are listed as the world's greatest examples of ice art, the largest ice and snow art exhibition in the world of this kind. People can enjoy the largest and most amazing ice-sculpted masterpieces. After Ice & Snow World, you are transferred back to your hotel in Harbin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Harbin to Yabuli Ski Resort by private car or van

After breakfast, drive to Yabuli Ski Resort and stay at our designated hotel. Yabuli Ski Resort is the official name given to the biggest ski resort in China (Chinese: ) lying about 240km to the south-east of Harbin city and 130km to the west of Mudanjiang city. Actually Yabuli Ski Resort is composed of several ski grounds big or small with over 10 hotels ranging from basic guesthouse to luxury hotels. Among them there are three most well known ski grounds in Yabuli Ski Resort - Sun Mountain Ski Resort (Melco Ski Resort), Yabuli Ski Resort (same name as the official one for the whole area) and Avaunce (Yabuli) Ski Resort. Each ski resort has its own accommodation choices.
After lunch, you are arranged to do the ski at the Yabuli Ski Resort. We only cover the entrance fee. You are supposed to pay all the skiing fees by yourself. The ski resort is owned and mananged by Heilongjiang Provincial Sports Administration. It is the only ski resort for professional ski training as well as for leisure skiing in Yabuli Ski Resort.
Yabuli Ski Resort has varied trails for skiers of all levels. There are primary, intermediate and advanced ski runs. Automatic and semiatomatic snowmaking system covers all the snow courses that are 12460 meters long with an area of 431800 square meters. People have the choices of taking cableways here including hanging cars, double lifts and sing lifts.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Yabulin to Harbin by private car or van

After breakfast, you are free or go on with your ski activities at Sun Mountain Ski Resort (Melco Ski). The ski resort is managed by Melco China Resorts ("MCR"), an associate of Melco International Development Limited ("Melco").
The resort boasts of 17 ski runs, from beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert, coupled by many on-mountain entertainment activities, so there is always something for everyone at Yabuli Sun Mountain Ski Resort. New high-speed 8-passenger heated gondolas, full-leather 4-passenger heated VIP gondolas, and 6-passenger heated bubble chairlifts from POMA of America are the first of its kind to be introduced outside of Europe. The range of skis from Austria and snowboards from the USA further reflects the high standards of this international resort.
We only cover the entrance fee. You are supposed to pay all the skiing fees by yourself.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Harbin to Beijing by Bullet Train No.26(15:38-23:33)


Start today's tour with the visit to the winter swimming pool. Winter Swimming is a very popular sport in Harbin. The brave winter swimmers go swimming in the icy water in winter while the other people watch wearing thick clothes. Local swimmers put on some performaces like dancing and boxing on the ice as well as swimming in the pool against the chilly weather.
Then the move on to Heilongjiang Provincial Museum in the city center. The main building of the Museum was built in 1904, and is a brick-and-wood structure following the style of Russian architecture. The Museum is composed mainly of two parts - the exhibition area of 3,000 square meters and the relics storage building of almost the same size.
Then walk to the ajoining Hongbo Square - the largest underground shopping mall in Harbin. A former air-shelter built in 1960s, it has turned into a huge tunnel department store. Warm inside during the chilly winter, you feel much comfortable, but you will be dazzled by the rich variety of the stuff packed in the underground tunnels turned shopping maze!
After lunch, you are transferred to Harbin Railway Station and take the bullet train No.26 leaving at 15:38 for Beijing. Arrival in Beijing at 23:33, met and transferred back to your hotel in Beijing. End of the travel service.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$819 US$630
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$861 US$682

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Three-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds.
5. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
6. Beijing - Harbin - Beijing: by bullet train
7. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
8. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary. 3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
7. Single room supplement.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

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