From a skiing adventure near Ulaanbaatar to marvelling at the life-sized ice sculptures in Harbin, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has getaways in Mongolia and China designed for those seeking an exotic winter vacation.
Plan a getaway to the northwestern paradise of Yunnan, a land of mystical snowy mountains, where Hylandia by Shangri-La’s guests can explore a natural wonderland and China’s first national park – the Pudacuo National Park in Yunnan Province. Priced from RMB 1150 nett per night, the Pudacuo Room Package includes free tickets and transfers to and from the park, breakfast buffet, free mini-bar on arrival and late checkout at 4pm. The above offer is valid until 31 March and applicable to two people. A minimum two-night stay is required.
For a winter festival like no other, travel to Harbin where the world’s largest ice wonderland of monuments draws international teams of competitive sculptors. Accommodation at Shangri-La Hotel, Harbin is priced from RMB 1900 and includes daily breakfast, welcome fruit upon arrival and the choice of enjoying a hot pot in the hotel’s Ice Palace, a lunch buffet or dinner. To reserve the Winter Experience offer until 29 February 2016.
Among other winter dreamland destinations is Huhhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia, where modern attractions take their place alongside a preserved Mongolian culture. At Shangri-La Hotel, Huhhot, families are welcome to enjoy the multi-ethnic appeal of the city with an attractive weekend first room rate offer at RMB 1180 and a second room at RMB 590 per night. Daily breakfast and a dinner buffet for two adults and two children at Xin Cafe are included, as well as late check out until 6pm. Adding to the highlights of the charming city is the Snow World Park with its many forms of entertainment and where the kids will be kept amused by penguins, seal pups and ice carvings. Priced from RMB 1500 nett per night – minimum of two nights’ stay – including daily breakfast, complimentary car transfer to the Chilechuan Snow World Park and late checkout at 4pm. Both offers are valid until 29 February 2016.
A ski package offered by Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar from US$250 encompasses free return shuttle to the Sky Resort at Bogd Khan Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage site, access to the resort’s guest house, daily breakfast buffet at Cafe Park and late checkout until 4pm. The daily rate is for a minimum of two nights and valid until 31 March 2016. There is also a more relaxed family option – the first room offer is at USD270 and the second room is priced at USD135 – which includes daily breakfast and a dinner buffet for two adults and two children, early check in and late check out. This offer is valid until 29 February 2016 and must be for a minimum of two rooms.
To get away from the crowds, Shangri-La Hotel, Manzhouli, located along the China-Russia border, provides a Winter Nadaam package to allow guests to appreciate the beauty of winter on and off piste. Included in the offer that is priced at RMB 2988 nett for two persons are three consecutive nights in a Deluxe Lake View Room with breakfast; transportation for a day tour of the city’s landmarks namely, the Zhalainuoer Museum, Matryoshka Square and the Wedding Palace; two hours of skiing; an arrangement of meals – a Russian dinner, dinner buffet and hot pot; as well as roundtrip airport transfers. The package is available until 30 April 2016.
In Changchun, visitors can be assured of a wintry scene with Shangri-La Hotel, Changchun’s Ski Experience Package from RMB 1850 for two nights in a Deluxe Room. Included in the offer is skiing at Moon Lake for three hours, return transfer to the ski ground, daily breakfast buffet and late check out until 6pm.