China - Heilongjiang (Chapter)
This is the Heilongjiang chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
Heilongjiang means ‘Black Dragon River’, and this coiling dragon is the separating line between China and Russia. A neighbourly influence is evident in architecture, food and even souvenirs. Harbin is famous for its European-style facades and winter ice-sculpture festival.
- explore Mohe, China’s northermost village, where every day feels like Christmas, while hoping to catch the elusive but spectacular aurora borealis
- brave the cold to join the crowds who flock to Harbin’s world-famous Ice & Snow Festival
- ski and snowboard at Yabuli Ski Resort, one of China’s finest ski resorts
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Harbin, Mudanjiang, Jingpo Lake, Wudalian Chi, Mohe