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China Snow Town, also known as Shuangfeng Forest Farm or literally Zhongguo Xuexiang (中国雪乡) in Chinese, is reputed as the no.1 snow town in China. It is the best place to feel the charm of snow in the paradise-like world. The snow here is famous for its thickness and high viscosity. You must be fascinated by such a fairyland of snow. Snow looks like milk scream and hangs from the eaves to the ground, forming a unique scene of "snow curtains". Here, it can satisfy your imagination and desire about snow. No matter you want to capture gorgeous panoramic view of the snow village, enjoy the fun of playing with snow, do some light hiking to nearby hill to watch sunrise, or experience real life of local snow town people...you never miss the chance.
Located at the Shuangfeng Forest in Hailin County of Heilongjiang Province, China Snow Town is about 280 km away from Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province. It is about 170 km from Mudanjiang City and about 100 km from Yabuli Town.
Harbin to China Snow Town Map
From - to: Anywhere in Harbin to China Snow Town
Duration: About 5 ~ 6 hours
As China Snow Town is far from Harbin city and it will be inconvenient for you to transfer, so it is advised to take private car from Harbin to China Snow Town. If you choose to take private car from Harbin to China Snow Town, you will not waste too much time along the way. There are two ways for you to choose by car. In the first way, you can enter the town via Ya Xue Highway (Harbin City - Yabuli Ski Resort - China Snow Town). In this way, the total length of the roads is about 313 km and you will take 5 to 6 hours by car for a single way. If you choose this kind of way, you could enjoy skiing in the Yabuli Ski Resort for one or two days. After that, you could also enjoy the peaceful scenery of Erlanghe Forest Farm along the way to China Snow Town.
In the second way, you could enter the town via Xue Xiang Highway (Harbin City - Wuchang City - China Snow Town). The total length of the roads is about 280 km. You could take 5 to 6 hours by car for one way. The total time you will spend by this way to China Snow Town will be shorter than the first way.
China Discovery provides you the private transfer service, which includes escorting you from Harbin Airport or any railway stations in Harbin to China Snow Town. We will also receive you from the town back to Harbin. All in all, with our private transfer service, you don’t need to worry about your transfers anymore in your trip.
Top Recommended Harbin Tours with China Snow Town:
From - to: Nangang Bus Station / No. 175, Hongqi Street / No.4 - 1, Jiuzhan Street to China Snow Town Tourist Center
Duration: About 5 ~ 6 hours
If you want to take bus from Harbin to China Snow Town, you need to pay much effort to look for relevant information. Meanwhile, it may cost much of your time along the way. You could take shuttle buses of China Snow Town which will take you to the tourist center of China Snow Town (The center of the China Snow Town).
You could take the shuttle bus in Harbin City from three places: the Nangang Bus Staion, No. 175, Hongqi Street and No.4 - 1, Jiuzhan Street. The route of the shuttle bus is: Harbin - Yabuli - Erlanghe - China Snow Town. The total length of roads is about 295 km and it will take about 5 to 6 hours to China Snow Town.
There are 6 buses every day from Harbin to China Snow Town. The departure times of these buses are 6:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 13:00. The ticket price is ¥120 per people from Harbin to China Snow Town.
|Buses||From||To||Ticket Price||Departure Time||Opening Time|
|Harbin to China Snow Town||Nangang Bus Station/
No.175, Hongqi Street/
No.4 - 1, Jiuzhan Street
|Tourist Center of
China Snow Town
|1. Nov.24 ~ 30: at 6:00
2. Dec.1 ~ 14: at 6:00/10:00/13:00
3. Dec.15~ 24: at 6:00/8:00/10:00/13:00
4. Nov.24 ~ Feb.25: at 6:00/8:00/9:00/10:00/12:00/13:00
|China Snow Town to Harbin||Tourist Center of China Snow Town||Crossroads of Zhongyang Street
and West 2nd Street/
No.175, Hongqi Street/
No.4 - 1, Jiuzhan Street
|1. Nov.25 ~ Dec.1: at 13:00
2. Dec.2 ~ 15: at 7:00/10:00/13:00
3. Dec.16 ~ 24: at 7:00/10:00/12:00/13:00
4. Dec.25 ~ Feb. 26: at 7:00/9:00/10:00/12:00/13:00/13:300
1. The shuttle bus only works during winter of Harbin from Nov.24 to Feb.25 of next year.
2. After Dec.24, all of the 6 buses from Harbin to China Snow Town will be put into use. However, from Nov.24 to Nov.30, there will be only one bus that departs at 6:00 am. From Dec.1 to Dec.14, there will be 3 buses: at 6:00, 10:00 and 13:00. From Dec.15 to Dec.24, there will be 4 buses: at 6:00, 8:00, 10:00 and 13:00.
3. The information is for reference only, for more details about China Snow Town in 2019, please feel free to contact us.
From - to: Harbin - Yabuli Railway Station / Yabuli South Railway Station / Yabuli West Railway Station - China Snow Town
Duration About 4 ~ 7 hours
You could also choose to take train from Harbin to Yabuli, and then take bus or taxi from Yabuli to China Snow Town. However, it is not advised to choose this way because of annoying transfers.
You could take high speed train from Harbin to Yabuli West Railway Station, and it will take about 1 h 20 min. After arriving at Yabuli West Railway Station, you could transfer to shuttle buses to China Snow Town. The ticket price is ¥ 80 / person. There are about 8 high speed trains from Harbin to Yabuli West Railway Station (6:52, 7:42, 8:09, 8:44, 11:18, 11:34, 12:45, 13:30, 16:05, 16:58, 17:50, 18:34).
You could also take train from Harbin to Yabuli South Railway Station, and it will take about 3 hours. After arriving at Yabuli South Railway Station, you could transfer to shuttle buses to China Snow Town. The ticket price is ¥ 80 / person. There is only one train from Harbin to Yabuli (6:57).
It is not advised to take train from Harbin to Yabuli Railway Station, because there are not shuttle buses from this station to China Snow Town and you need to transfer to taxi to Yabuli West Railway Station or Yabuli Ski Resort. Then you could take shuttle buses to China Snow Town.
(Note: The information is for reference only, for more details, please feel free to contact us.)
>> 5 Days Harbin Winter Tour with Yabuli Ski Resort
You could play in China Snow Town together with China’s Ice City - Harbin. Many tourists may take 5 days to have such a tour. In the first day, you could take flight or train to Harbin. Then you could have a rest to arrange your tour in the following days. In the second day, you could take taxi or bus for 5~6 hours to China Snow Town, the No.1 China Snow Town located in Shuangfeng Wood Farm in Mudanjiang. After arrival, take a short rest in your hotel and then get up to the viewing deck to capture a panoramic view of the China Snow Town, the dreamlike paradise. Have fun at Snow Town Photography Ground. At night, you could take photos of the beautiful night of China Snow Town. In the third day, you could hike to the Yangcaoshan Hill, the highest hill in the snow town at 1,235 meters above the sea level. Then you could play at Dream House and wander along the 500-meter-long Snow Charm Avenue decorated with big red lanterns. Then you could go back to Harbin. In the last two days, you could explore the breath-taking beauty of Harbin by going to Sun Island Scenic Resort, Siberian Tiger Park, Ice and Snow World, etc. You could also check Harbin tour for more about how to plan a tour in Harbin.
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