2013/14 Standard Itinerary
- 9 nights Standard Hotel
- 1 night Basic Train
Bus, internal flights, ferry and overnight train.
Approx 15 -
Explore Tour Leader, local guides plus driver(s).
Twelve Day Harbin Ice Festival & Chinese New Year Tour
On this exciting trip through China we experience Beijing and visit two festivals. We travel to Harbin to enjoy the vibrant and creative atmosphere of the Ice Festival. We also travel to Hong Kong, visiting the Terracotta Army at Xian on the way, to join in with the biggest event on the Chinese calendar – New Year!
- Harbin - Wander through dramatic lifesize ice buildings, around huge snow scultpures and admire the brightly coloured ice lanterns of Harbin's annual Snow and Ice festival
- Hong Kong - Explore Hong Kong and take in the spectacular New Year celebrations of the ‘Year of the Water Snake'
- Xian - Meet the ‘Terracotta Army’ of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi
- Beijing - Walk along the Great wall at Mutianyu
What we say
Explore Staff on Tour - Explore's Hannah Methven visited the Harbin Festival to see the amazing ice sculptures for herself.
Itinerary [+] Detailed Itinerary
Join tour Beijing
AM visit to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City; PM free
Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu
Free time in Beijing; board the overnight train to Harbin
Morning at the Ice Festival, then fly to Xian
Visit the incredible Terracotta Warriors
Morning city tour of Xian; afternoon flight to Hong Kong
AM orientation tour; PM free, then evening New Year celebrations
Free day; evening fireworks
Tour ends Hong Kong