Hangzhou, one of the seven ancient capitals of China, was described as “City of Heaven, the most magnificent in all over the world” by Marco Polo. It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to its picturesque West Lake which contains over 60 cultural relic sites and many attractions of natural beauty. Besides, leading attractions include Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda and Dragon Well Tea Plantation…these and more await you.
|HIGHLIGHTS||Cruise leisurely on West Lake to appreciate the fabulous view of Su & Bai Causeways
Treat yourself with the fresh tranquil air at Lingyin Temple
Learn the tea culture & see the processing at Dragon Well Tea Village
|Why choose this tour||The one-day tour collects the essence of Hangzhou natural scenery and profound history for you. By touring the West Lake, Lingyin Temple, tea village, you’ll feast Hangzhou’s color and fragrance and hence enjoy the elegant Hangzhou lifestyle.|
|INCLUDED||Professional English Speaking tour guide
Round way 2nd class seats of high speed train tickets between Shanghai and Hangzhou
Private car/van with professional driver
A La Carte lunch (CNY80.00 net per person) will be served in the local nice restaurant for you to taste the local food
Travel Agent Insurance
|EXCLUDED||Gratuities to guides
Public transportation between Shanghai train station and hotel
Travel insurance coverage for injury/accident
Departure from Shanghai Hotel
We will book the round-trip express trains of Shanghai/Suzhou for you and deliver the tickets to your hotel in advance. You will take train to Suzhou by yourself in the early morning (we will suggest you the appropriate time to depart from your hotel according to your train schedule).
Founded in AD 326, Lingyin Temple (Temple of Soul’s Retreat) is one of the most significant and beautiful Buddhist monasteries in China. The famous Feilai Feng is known for the dozens of Buddhist sculptures carved into the rock, many dating from the 10th century.
Our guide will introduce the local nice restaurants according to your flavor, you are suggested to try the steamed dumplings and Shanghai Benbang dishes.
Leisure cruising time on West Lake
Long considered one of the scenic wonders of China, West Lake, a place of tranquility, is surrounded by hills on three sides while Hangzhou City itself is on the eastern shore.
Dragon Well Tea Plantation
You could wander around the tea terraces, catch glimpses of the different stages of production – cutting, sorting, and drying – and also buy the tea.
Back to Shanghai
Our guide will send you to board the train back to Shanghai. Please take the taxi back to hotel on your own.
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