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Harbin Ice Festival and Chinese New Year

On this exciting trip through China we experience Beijing and visit two festivals. We travel north to the city of Harbin to enjoy the vibrant and creative atmosphere of the annual 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!

Tour Highlights

  • Harbin - Wander through dramatic lifesize ice buildings, around huge snow sculptures 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 Rooster'
  • Xian - Meet the 'Terracotta Army' of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi
  • Beijing - Walk along the Great Wall at Mutianyu


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    Join tour Beijing

  • 2
    Discover Tiananmen Square and Beijing’s Forbidden City

  • 3
    Walk on the Great Wall then take an overnight train to Harbin

  • 4
    Explore the ice sculptures of Harbin

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    View snow and ice sculptures before a flight to Xian

  • 6
    Visit the Terracotta Warriors

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    A free day to explore Xian’s Muslim Quarter

  • 8
    Fly to Hong Kong

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    Explore Hong Kong and watch the New Year's Parade

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    Watch the firework display over Hong Kong harbour

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    Tour ends Hong Kong

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Customer rating:
Harbin Ice Festival
Included meals 10 2 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Flight, Ferry
9 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Overnight Train
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18