Beijing Essence and Ice Festival 8 Days Tour

Tour Code: BJ-WIN-01

Duration: 8 Days

Visit: Beijing,Harbin,Changchun,Shenyang

Note: This is an elaborately designed tour for the exploration of Beijing essence and the highlighted attractio in Northeast China cities including Harbin, Shenyang and Changchun. You will get an unforgettable experience from this China Winter tour.

Starting From: $ 1008 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

This is an elaborately designed tour for the exploration of Beijing essence and the highlighted attractions in Northeast China cities including Harbin, Shenyang and Changchun. You will get an unforgettable experience from this China Winter tour.

  • China winter tour
  • Beijing essence
  • Harbin Ice and Snow World
  • China Northeast tour
 
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  • Itinerary
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival in Beijing

    Arrival in Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Beijing Capital International Airport

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Feitian Hotel

    Our guide will welcome and meet you at the arrival hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Then our guide will escort you to hotel and help you check in. You will have time for leisure for the rest of the day.

  • Day

    02

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Cloisonne Shop,Mutianyu Great Wall,Longqing Gorge,Beijing Olympic Stadium

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Feitian Hotel

    After breakfast, we will have a visit Cloisonne Shop where you can discover fine artworks of Cloisonne. Then we will proceed to Mutianyu Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huairou District of Beijing and is 73 kilometers from Beijing downtown. It was originally built in Northern Qi Dynasty (550 - 557) and reconstructed in Ming Dynasty to strength its construction. Mutianyu Great Wall is outstandingly featured with dense distribution of watchtowers, with 22 watchtowers at 100 meter intervals. Also these watchtowers have different forms and structures. Mutianyu Great Wall fully displays the essence of the Great Wall of China. Built in soaring mountain ridges, Mutianyu has magnificent construction and compact layout. Its breathtaking views with the surrounded mountains and elegant green forests and vegetation are also attractive features to tourists.

    After hiking at the Mutianyu Great Wall, our trip will be extended to Longqing Gorge. Featured with clear waters, wooded mountains, curious stones and wonderful karst caves, Longqing Gorge is a famous attraction in Yanqing District of Beijing. When in winter, the beautiful ice lanterns as well as its outdoor gallery of massive blocks of ice carved into animals and figures of all shapes and sizes would delight you.

    Then our guide will transfer you back to Beijing downtown. You will have a stop at Beijing Olympic Stadium for the admiration of its unique design and humanistic architecture. You will have time to take some fantastic pictures. At last, our guide will drop you at the hotel and you can have a good rest then.

  • Day

    03

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City, Silk shop,Temple of Heaven

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch, Dinner with Peking Roasted Duck

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Feitian Hotel

    Your sightseeing will begin with a visit to Tiananmen Square after breakfast at the hotel. As the largest public square in the world, Tiananmen Square can hold over one million people. It is often considered as a national symbol in China with its great historical significance, and also is a must-visit attraction in Beijing.

    Then we will go to visit the Forbidden City. Forbidden City, also called Imperial Museum, was the imperial palace for emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. As the best-preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world, Forbidden City with the magnificence of royal architectures and imperial treasures is a must-visit attraction in Beijing.

    The next scheduled attraction will be Temple of Heaven. Firstly built in the year of 1420, Temple of Heaven is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing, which was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Its grand size of architectures and profound cultural connotation make Temple of Heaven a must-see attraction in Beijing.

    At last, we will have a shopping stop at a silk shop for the case you want to buy some specialized products for your friends. Afterwards, our guide will bring you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    04

    Beijing-Harbin

    Beijing-Harbin

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport transfer(Beijing), Central Street,Stalin Park,The Control Flood Monument,Sophia Church Square,Ice & Snow Great World

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Golden Century Hotel

    After breakfast our guide will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Harbin. Upon your arrival in Harbin, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you directly to the first destination Central Street. Located in the old central district of Harbin, Central Street is a pedestrian street lined with stores, shops, malls and architectures. Those interesting old architectures of various styles are mostly featured with European styles, making this street an exotic one to have fun. Along the street there are many restaurants where you can not only have delicious Harbin local dishes, but also you will find a lot of tasty Russian food.

    Then we will proceed to Stalin Park. It is located on the south bank of the Songhua River. This belt-shaped open park featured by Russian-styled flower beds and sixteen groups of art sculptures is lavishly vegetated with flowers and trees and is a popular site in Harbin.

    The next destination will be Flood Control Monument, which was built to commemorate the tremendous feat of the Harbin people in controlling the massive flood in 1957.

    Then we will go to visit the famous Sophia Church Square, where you can admire the charming Sophia Church. The church is one of the few remained orthodox churches in Harbin. It is now converted into Harbin Museum of Architecture with exhibitions of many photographs from old times inside.

    The last stop with the Harbin tour will be Ice and Snow World. It is by now the largest ice and snow art exhibition in the world. The fine artworks of ice carvings, its beautiful night scenes, its rich forms of recreation, and its interesting Ice and Snow Festival make it a hot destination in winter.

    At last, our guide will transfer you to the hotel and help you check in. Have a good rest.

  • Day

    05

    Harbin-Changchun

    Harbin-Changchun

    Attraction & Activities:

    Sun Island Park,Winter swimming performance

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Changchun Guomao Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will bring you to visit Sun Island Park. Sun Island is a renowned tourist site in Harbin. Featured with lake, trees and flowers, Sun Island is a great place to avoid summer resort. When in winter, Sun Island is a paradise for ice and snow sculptures and architectures. The Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo held in Sun Island is especially hot and attracts numerous tourists there.

    After that we will head to see the performance of winter swimming on Songhua River. In winter the outdoor temperature in Harbin drops to 10 or even 20 degrees below zero, while there are many brave swimmers still keep on swimming on Songhua River. This physical activity has rich folk cultural background in Harbin and has been a highlight in the winter of Harbin.

    After that, we will drive to Changchun. Our guide will take you to the hotel and help you check in.
  • Day

    06

    Changchun-Shenyang

    Changchun-Shenyang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Culture Square,The Manchuria Puppet Eight Ministry,Puppet Emperor's Palace & Exhibition Hall

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Shengyang Eletel Hotel

    The tour of Changchun will start with a visit to the Culture Square. The Culture Square is the located in the center of Changchun city and is the largest open area in this city. With several historical buildings around it and its pleasant scenery, Culture Square is a popular site to hangout in Changchun.

    Then we will proceed to visit Puppet Emperor's Palace & Exhibition Hall, which refers to the Puppet Imperial Palace. The Palace was the official residence created by the Imperial Japanese Army for China's last emperor Puyi to live in as part of his role as Emperor of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo.

    Also we will visit The Puppet Manchurian Eight Ministries in the area of Manchukuo. The Puppet Manchurian Eight Ministries were the eight administrative machineries under the control of the Puppet Manchuria. These eight ministries all are built in Western architectural styles, featuring magnificent buildings and elegant gardens.

    Our guide will transfer you to Shenyang after finishing the tour in Changchun. 

  • Day

    07

    Shenyang-Beijing

    Shenyang-Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Mukden Palace (Shenyang Imperial Palace),Manchurian Street, Hotel to airport transfer(Shenyang), Airport to hotel transfer(Beijing)

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Laobian Dumpling for Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Feitian Hotel

    After breakfast at the hotel, your sightseeing of Shenyang will start with Mukden Palace. Mukden Palace or Shenyang Imperial Palace is the former imperial palace of the early Qing dynasty of China. The palace is featured with splendid and distinctly ethnic Manchu architectural style and is a must-see attraction in Shenyang City.

    Then we will proceed to Manchurian Street where you can enjoy architectures of Ming and Qing dynasties.  It is a great place to feel the history and past time. Also you will see a lot of shops selling various kinds of antiques and handiscrafts.

    Afterwards, our guide will transfer you to the airport for the flight back to Beijing. You will be met by Beijing guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel for check in.

  • Day

    08

    Departure from Beijing

    Departure from Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport transfer (Beijing)

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    You will have free time for leisure after breakfast at the hotel. Then our guide will take you to the airport for your departure flight. Wish you a pleasant trip back home!

Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Mar. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2015 High Season
2 Persons-$ 1556-- / $ 267 / -
3-5 Persons-$ 1141-- / $ 267 / -
6-9 Persons-$ 1007-- / $ 267 / -
Remarks

* This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. Please feel free to contact our tour advisors if you need any changes of itinerary, hotel or anything else, we would adjust the tour for you.
* Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 28-Feb 7, 2014).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid. 
* You will enjoy more discount if there are more people join the tour.
* There will be shopping stops to visit: Beijing: Pearl shop, silk shop; Harbin: Russia Art and Craft shop, souvenior shop

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants.
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Airfare: Domestic Airfare with taxes
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide
  • China domesitc flight airfare and taxes: Beijing-Harbin, Shenyang-Beijing
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver. (Tiping standard: USD 8/person/day.)