Travel China with Kids: Family friendly sites and activities

Harbin is the best destination for winter holiday. Every winter, the city becomes a world of snow and ice. There are various winter activities as adventure for your family, including skiing, skating, etc. Most ski resorts are kid-friendly, and can take care of your children well. The biggest event is the annual International Ice and Snow Festival which is usually held from December to the February of next year when your families can not only attend different kinds of winter activities, but also see the amazing sculptures of different looks and sizes.

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    3 Days Classic Harbin Winter Tour
    In the 3 days, you will not miss the must-sees r in Harbin, but also, you will join in the grand Ice and Snow Festival to see the pretty Ice and Snow World....
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    5 Days Charming Harbin & China Snow Town Winter Tour
    No matter you want to capture gorgeous panoramic view of the snow village, enjoy the fun of playing with snow, do some light hikinge, or experience real life of local snow town never miss the chance.

To help you plan your family tour in Chengdu, here we share some family-friendly attractions and activities with you. Just get inspired for your family's quality holiday in Chengdu now.

Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World – amazing ice sculptures of towers, castles, even a city.

Close your eyes, and imagine giant castle made by ice, 20-meter-high girl sculpture, stretching vast streets made by ice…all the peaceful ice sculptures awake in the night and make fabulous lights. This is the real scenery in the Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World.

The Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World is the place where the famous annul Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is held. This festival is the biggest event of Harbin city, attract millions of people to visit every year. And don't have to worry about the crowding or missing out since the festival usually lasts two month usually from December to January or January to February. During the festival, many magnificent ice sculptures will be made with different size and dazzling shapes. Besides, many interesting ice or snow activities are organized during the festival.

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Family friendly activities in Harbin Harbin Ice and Snow World

Winter Fun - Skiing, Skating and So On

As a snow city, Harbin is the paradise for winter activities lovers. You can take your children to take part in many kinds of snow and ice activities, no matter indoors or outdoors, such as skiing, skating, winter swimming, snow biking, ice sailing, etc. The activities usually can be arranged by most of ski resorts in Harbin.

Yabuli International Ski Resort, located 200 kilometers east of Harbin city, is the biggest and best ski resort in China. It consists of two areas, the competitive section and the leisure skiing section. Visitors can not only enjoy skiing there, but also take advantage of the other entertainment facilities at the resort, such as the mini golf course, tennis court, turf courts, etc. among others. The best time to ski at Yabuli Ski Resort is from November to the late March of the next year.

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>>5 Days Harbin Winter Tour with Yabuli Ski Resort

Family friendly activities in Harbin Yabuli Ski Resort

Siberian Tiger Park – rare Siberia tigers, also other endangered species of tigers

Have heard of the famous reputation of the Siberian Tiger? Here in Harbin, you have chance to see the real Siberian Tigers close, also a great opportunity to let your kids learn a biology class.

The Siberian Tiger Park is only 7km from the central city. It is the largest natural park for wild Siberian tigers in the world, so far has 30 wild Siberian tigers. You can also see many other species of tigers - white tigers, lions, lynx, leopards, as well as Bengali tigers there. Except in the walking area and the platform for viewing the tigers, visitors must take a bus encircled by wire mesh to go through different sections of the park.

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Family friendly activities in Harbin Siberian Tiger Park

Zhongyang Pedestrian Street – local snacks, shopping street

The Zhongyan Pedestrian Street is the longest pedestrian street in Asia with a total length of 1,450 meters. It is featured in western architectural style, especially the character of Russian buildings. Here, you will be marveled by the harmonious meeting between the traditional Eastern culture and romantic western culture.

The Zhongyan Pedestrian Street is not only a great place for explore architecture, but also the paradise of shopping and food for tourist coming to Harbin. You can find the local specialties and exotic souvenirs selling, try the delicious food of both Chinese and Russian snacks, or just enjoy the leisure walking through the street.

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Family friendly activities in Harbin St. Sophia Cathedral

Plan a Family Tour in China?

Check our most popular China Family Tours, which are specially designed for family, covering the classic highlights and kid-friendly activities. All can be customized to satisfy your family needs.

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