Harbin Travel Guide


Tips for Winter Dress for Harbin Travel

Packing for winter travel to Harbin to see the world-famous Ice Lantern Festival can be difficult. All the gear it seems you'll need to keep yourself protected from bitter winter can weigh you down, but if you leave anything behind you can sorely regret it, especially if your finances or location don't allow you to purchase suitable replacements. Follow these tips for packing for winter travel in Harbin and keep yourself from freezing.Pack a Warm CoatHarbiners who are used to...

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Best Time to Visit Harbin

Winter is the best time to visit Harbin for the annual International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is celebrated there. Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang province, is located in Northeast China under the direct influence of the cold winter wind from Siberia. The average temperature is -16.8 degrees Celsius in winter. Sometimes, the temperature can drop to as low as -38.1 degrees Celsius.Officially, the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival starts on...

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Planning a Tour of 2018 Harbin Ice Festival: Your 9-Step Guide

Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is the world's biggest ice and snow event see huge and beautifully illuminated ice and snow sculptures, ice lanterns and enjoy winter activities. The event, which has become among the major winter attractions of China, is mainly based in the Zhaolin Park, the Sun Island and a segment of the bank of the Songhua River (in the west of the Sun Island).The 2018 Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (commonly known...

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Climate of Harbin

Under the Köppen climate classification, the climate of Harbin is characterized by distinct four seasons, with long and cold winter, short and hot summer. With the temperature going up and down quickly, spring and autumn belong to transition seasons, with a short period. Under the influence of geography, marine and continental air mass and monsoon, the climate differences of Harbin in different seasons are conspicuous, with significant changes. In winter, under the control of...

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Winter Activities in Harbin

Planning to visit Harbin this winter? Here are some of the best holiday activities, many of them suitable for the whole family. Visitors can take a reindeer safari or book a dog sledge ride through the snowy landscapes and forests, learn to drive a snowmobile or get to know the local culture. You can also spend some nights in beautiful China's Snow Town, enjoy skiing in Yabuli, try fishing or ice sailing on Songhua River, watch ice lanterns, admire ice and snow sculptures, or...

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Harbin Drinking & Entertainment

Some of Harbin's most happening entertainment spots are pubs, clubs, discotheques, teahouses, KTVs, coffee joints and bars, which provide complete entertainment to their guests. The nightlife of Harbin provides a thrilling experience for every visitor. Bars in Harbin﹡Blue's ClubOr people watching. It’s best to visit on a Friday or Saturday night, but even on a quiet night there’s some form of entertainment; be it a staged show (Russian karaoke or a bizarre cross between...

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Restaurants in Harbin

Tour in Harbin, you can find many places to enjoy different style food as you have expected. Zhongyang Dajie (Central Street) and the street off are worth recommending. They are full of restaurants and backeries. The list of below is our client and our travel experts’ recommendation. Western Restaurants ◎Portman Western RestaurantAdd: 53 West Seventh Street, Daoli District (Base), 12 West Dazhi Street, Nangang District  (Branch)Tel: (Base) 0451 - 84686888; (Branch) 0451...

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Train to Harbin

Trains can be a great way to travel to Harbin City. For visitors from nearby cities, trains offer convenient, affordable access to the city without the hassle or expense of parking once they arrive. For visitors' info, we (only) list the trains schedules & fares between Beijing & Harbin, and Shanghai & Harbin. Official Beijing to Harbin Trains Schedules & FaresTrain No.DepartsArrivesDurationSeat Fares(RMB)Hard Sleeper Fares(RMB)Soft Sleeper Fares(RMB)1172/1173Beiji...

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