Jilin Snow Willows and Changbaishan Skiing 5 days / 4 nights

Destination

Mainland China | Harbin and Changbaishan

Valid For Travel

15 Nov 2017 - 30 Mar 2018

Holiday Type

Nature & Wildlife/Active

Travel Style

Private Tour

Highlights

Rime, also known as snow willows, or ice flowers, is a unique phenomenon in Jilin. It occurs when the winter fog condenses on tree branches and leaves to form individual white ice crystals, creating stunning scenery. Jilin rime is regarded as one of the 4 natural wonders of China, together with the landscapes of Guilin, Kunming's Stone Forest, and the Yangtze Three Gorges. For an ideal wintry getaway, combine Jilin with a snow trip to nearby Changbaishan.

from ¥ 9,020

Itinerary
Day 1: Shanghai - Jilin

Take an afternoon flight from Shanghai to Changchun, capital city of Jilin Province. Then transfer to Jilin city, where the Jilin Rime Ice and Snow Festival has become a unique winter event in northern China.

HotelJilin World Trade Winning Hotel


Day 2: Jilin

Get up early, transfer to Songhua River to see the famous rime, also known as snow willows or ice flowers. Be aware that the formation of rime is largely weather dependent. Rime usually forms after 1:00am and grows increasingly in the latter half of the cold night. It usually melts away when the sun is up high at noon or can be blown away by stronger winds. It has been calculated that rime tends to last an average 9.6 hours in 1 day, with a record of 44 hours and 57 minutes. After getting your fill of the stunning rime scenery, make a stop at the Meteorite Shower Museum which houses the largest chunk of meteor in the world, followed by a visit to Wenmiao, the second largest Confucius temple in the world. Here you will visit the Hall of Great Achievements and the Hall of the Relics of the Sage.

HotelJilin World Trade Winning Hotel


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Pricing
Standard 2 persons 3-5 persons 6-9 persons
 
Deluxe Tour CNY 11,420 CNY 9,620 CNY 9,020

Flight Schedule
Date Flight Number Departure Airport & Time Arrival Airport & Time
 
Day 1 FM9382 Shanghai (PVG) 10:55 Changchun (NGQ) 13:50
Day 3 BK2754 Changchun (NGQ) 11:40 Changbai Montain (NBS) 12:40
Day 5 HO1136 Changbai Moutain (NBS) 12:15 Shanghai (PVG) 17:25
 

Notes
  • Contact us for the Jilin International Rime, Ice and Snow Festival from the end of Dec to the end of Feb.  
  • Package prices above are based on a specific class of airfare that is subject to availability. Airfares are subject to change on a daily basis due to tax, surcharge or airfare increases as seats book up, so we recommend you book early to secure the advertised price.
  • Package prices are valid for minimum 2 passengers traveling together.
  • Surcharges during public holiday is applied.
  • Contact us for other hotel options.

Inclusions

  • Round trip flights from Shanghai to Changchun & Changbaishan in economy class
  • Airport tax and fuel surcharges
  • 2 night in Jilin World Trade Winning Hotel (best local 5 star)
  • 2 nights accommodation in Changbaishan hotel of your choice
  • Breakfast daily
  • Round way airport transfer by private van in Jilin City
  • Private English-speaking tour guide for day tour in Jilin City
  • Half day tour to Heaven Lake
  • Entrance fees related
  • Airport shuttle transfer in Changbaishan
  • Complimentary ski ticket (clothing, snow board, snow boots)
  • Travel insurance

Not Included

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Personal expenses

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