Things to Do in Harbin

Harbin, the Ice City of China, offers various kinds of winter activities to experience. Wandering in the Russian Style street, tasting local snacks, taking part in the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, seeing the colorful Lantern Shows at night, taking photos with amazing snow sculpture in Sun Island, or joining in the locals to play some traditional Chinese winter activities on the ice-surface of Songhua River… you will enjoy your fantastic winter vacation in Harbin.

Map of Harbin City

International Ice and Snow Festival

No.1: Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival

The two-month-long Ice and Snow Festival is the biggest event in Harbin city, which attracts thousands of travelers from both home and abroad every year. From December to January of the next year, this festivals covers the Christmas, New Year and Chinese Spring Festival. The Ice and Snow World in Sun Island and the Zhaolin Park are the main sites for this festival, where you can not only appreciate the amazing ice and snow sculptures, but also experience kinds of winter activities with the locals.

Winter Activities

No.2: Winter Fun - Skiing, Skating and So On

While visiting the Ice City in winter, you will not miss the skiing fun, like skiing in the best Yabuli Ski Resort, Skating on the ice surface of Songhua River or watching the local winter swimming. Also snow biking, ice sailing are offered in many ski resorts and the Ice and Snow World theme park. Just enjoy the winter, the most charm season of Harbin!

Recommended Harbin Tours

Top 3 Harbin tours chosen by most customers to explore Harbin in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

St. Sophia Church in the Sunset
3 Days Classic Harbin Winter Tour


Zhaolin Park Ice Lantern
3 Days Harbin Ice Festival Tour


China Snow Town
5 Days Charming Harbin & China Snow Town Winter Tour

Harbin / China Snow Town / Harbin

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