Tour Code: IFH-CW-02
Tour days: 13 Days
If you've ever dreamed of a winter wonderland, China will put on a spectacular show for you. During China's winter months, the skies will open up and crisp white snowflakes will begin to cover all it their path. This winter package is a perfect balance of China winter culture and beautiful wintry scene, great for photographing!
Transfer via: plane – your arrangement
Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer (Beijing)
Upon arrival in Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Activities for today: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park
This morning pay a visit to the Temple of Heaven. After lunch, have a walk in the Tiananmen Square then get into explore the Forbidden City, and climbing about 5 minutes to the Jingshan Park (Coal Hill), where you will have a full view of the Forbidden City. Free evening for your own exploration.
Activities for today: Mutianyu Great Wall, 798 Art Zone
Your tour today will take you to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section with a short hiking on the wall. On the way back to your hotel, pay a visit to the cloisonné Factory where you will see the local traditional art culture, and then drop by at 798 Art Zone to pick up ideas of modern arts of China.
Activities for today: Summer Palace, Yonghe Temple, Hutongs
Visit Summer Palace and Yonghe Temple, then take a 3-wheel rickshaw to see the local Hutongs, where you can see the local Beijing people’s lifestyle. The rest of the day is your shopping time, you can check out the different outlets of souvenirs at various locations with your guide.
Transfer via: plane – our arrangement
Activities for today: St. Sophia Church, Ice and Snow World
Take the morning flight to Harbin. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel. Then visit St. Sophia Church. In the evening visit Ice and Snow World.
Transfer via: private vehicle
Morning drive to Sun Island, where the International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is held, you can enjoy many beautiful snow sculptures featuring different cultures. Then have an safari-style trip in the Siberian Tiger Park. Transfer to Stalin Park to watch the wonderful swimming performance. Later, end today's trip with a leisurely scroll on the central street.
Transfer via: plane - our arrangement
Activities for today: Airport transfer (Harbin, Zhangjiajie)
Morning free at leisure in Harbin. Transfer to the airport for the early afternoon flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing airport, own arrangement to connect the evening flight to Zhangjiajie at the airport.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred about 40 minutes to the hotel at Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Activities for today: Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream, Baofeng Lake
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to explore Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: first you will take a cable car to the Yellow Stone Village (Huangshizhai) and enjoy 2 hours hiking on the mountain to see the beautiful sandstone peaks and pillars.
After lunch, proceed to the Golden Whip Stream and have a leisure hiking there (about 2.5 hours). And then walk through a grand valley (Baizhangxia) and reach the sleepy Baofeng Lake. Around the lake area the beautiful cataracts are found in the film Avatar.
Activities for today: Bailong Elevator, Yuanjiajie Mountain, Tianzi Mountain, Ten Mile Natural Gallery
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met and drive to take the Bailong Elevator to Yuanjiajie Mountian – a glass Elevator built into the side of the mountain.
On the summit, you will be taken on a 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. This mountian was used as inspiration for the Halelujah Mountains seen in the blockbuster moive, Avatar. Proceed to the Platform or Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views. Climb up to King of peaks – Tianzi Mountain. Take a cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and go on sightseeing along the Dreamlike Fairyland – 10 Mile Natural Gallery. .
Transfer via: TBA – our arrangement
Activities for today: Yellow Dragon Cave, Tianmen Mountain
Morning check out the hotel and drive to explore the fantastic Yellow Dragon Cave. Continue to Tianmen Mountain, where you will experience a ride on the world’s longest cable car up to the summit of the mountain. Take a hike about 2 hours on the Plank Road along the Guigu Cliffs. Pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple, and if weather permits we will take a bus via the stunning Heaven-linking Avenue to see Tianmen Cave. Transfer to the airport for the evening flight to Shanghai.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transfer to the hotel. Free evening for your own leisure.
Activities for today: Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Nanjing Road
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of Shanghai City. Highlights include visits to the Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jiangnan Silk Workshop, the Bund and Nanjing Road.
Activities for today: Free day
The day is all yours! You can do some shopping or have a free exploration of the city.
Transfer via: plane - your arrangement
Activities for today: Hotel to airport transfer (Shanghai)
Your Grand Winter Tour of China ends this morning and it’s time to say farewell to your new friends.