Happening Harbin – Ice Festival
Harbin Ice Festival, a unique experience, that will leave you mesmerized with its exclusivity. The ice Festival takes place each year for a period of 8 weeks in winters. You can expect an unparallel winter wonderland to amaze you. Experience Skiing, Sledging, Winter Swimming, Fishing, Carnivals, Sculptures and a lot more, all in one place. A festival which is worth all the freezing temperatures.
We are happy to assemble a vacay for you combining a Visit to the Ice Lantern Fair on your first day of arrival at Zhaolin Park. Zhaolin Park is a beautiful sanctuary of serenity, you will witness some beautiful Ice sculptures. The views are best post sunset, once the sculptures are lit up, the place looks absolutely magical. The evening is at leisure for your to explore and soak in the vibes. A traditional welcome dinner in an authentic set up lets you appreciate the culture more smoothly.
Wake up to a beautiful day, after a delectable breakfast your guide with take you to the St. Sophia Cathedral, it is a Byzantine style church, built in 1907, and reconstructed in 1912, it is the largest Orthodox Church in the Far East. Visiting the mystical Central Street with with Baroque and Byzantine lining each side, Russian Bakeries, French Fashion Houses and Japanese Restaurants, this is a melting pot of cultures for shopping and dining options. Assembling your Italian lunch this afternoon wouldn’t be too bad! In summers, the Sun Island Scenic Area is beautiful and surrounded by scenic beauty, flora and fauna, lakes and some cute animals too, but during this period it is transformed into a wowsome winter park with thick snow and on exhibit will be the stunning pieces of art at the International Snow Sculpture Art Expo. Magnificent pieces of art will leave you spellbound. Now comes an exciting moment, get up close and personal with the Siberian Tiger, Visit the TigerPark that is the largest national park for Siberian Tigers of China. Go click click click….. The day isn’t really over yet, now you proceed to visit the Ice & Snow World on the Songhua River, this amusement park is one of the top attractions and not to be missed during the Festival. Tired yet, a warm comforting Indian Dinner awaits you after a tiresome day. Retire post dinner.