WHERE TO EXPERIENCE SNOW
CHINA DONGBEI China Snow Village (Xuexiang)
The Stuff of Fairy Tales
Nestled in the Northeastern China or better known as Dongbei where the Manchurian’s once lived, and now its descendants has taken root living a different life there is a little town which has achieved international fame for its fairy like scenery of snowfall which covers the village. As locals call this village Xuexiang where internationally it is known as China Snow Village, is nestled 1,200 above sea level, situated within the Dahailin Forest Bureau in Mudangjiang City at northeast of Heilongjiang Province in China. Snow Town was originally known as the name of Shuangfeng Forest Farm and now is noted as the first hometown of snow in China. A person who makes a living out of looking through the lenses and what more if its a professional, will simply fall in love with this quaint essential town of Northeastern China. It has been proven by the countless photos which have graced magazines internationally. Hence it has risen as one of the first choice for winter holidays for locals.
What contributes to the snowfall of this area for centuries passed is the long winter periods. snow period as long as 7 months in a year from October till May the following year! This causes the snow thickness to go as deep as 2 meters. The highest snowfall recorded in China so far and still is. Turning this little town into a white hinterland. You can expect Fairies to come out and play any-moment!
If you would browse the internet for information on China Snow Village, you will only find the highest praises by tourist who have visited this magical place. China Snow Town has made a name for itself with providing world class facilities for tourism while retaining its essence and not compromising its traditions.
Now to avoid disappointment and unhappiness during the trip, best when you spot an item and you would like to purchase, inquire on the price before purchasing it. Keeping misunderstanding to a bare minimum. Of course it is vital to also choose a reliable tour agency which arranges every everything from A to Z.
What to pack? Anything and everything that can keep one warm is a must! From extra warm clothing, to gloves, scarves, masks, warm packs either disposable once or those which can re-used. Carry a fanny-pack if you must to put all of these important items! For those who have medical conditions and you’re cleared by your doctor to visit, make sure you bring an extra pack of medicine just in case. A fanny-pack is great, as you can also pack some food to retain yourself, such as energy bars, chocolate bars are great substitute in cold weather. Remember your metabolism is higher as they are working harder to keep your body warm. Hot water flask is a great to bring along on these trips! You might never know it could be a lifesaver!
Northeastern China Snow Town
●It is pretty much off the beaten pathway, hence you won’t see many 5 star hotels around. But this is a trip of the lifetime.
●China Snow Town is accessible whole year round, but the best time to see how locals live during winter is to visit during the New Years. But remember to book in advanced.
●Some attractions might not be free, you will have to pay for an entry. Hence clarify well in advanced.
●Apple Vacations arranges hassle free tours for your while being able to enjoy the local cultural.
●THE MAGICAL DONGBEI SNOW VILLAGE