Embark on an enchanting Hangzhou journey with our seasoned expert and a skilled driver. Glide gracefully across West Lake's tranquil waters, escaping crowds for an intimate boat ride. Immerse in Chinese traditions with a mesmerizing tea ceremony at Longjing Green Tea Plantation. Wander the Bamboo-lined path at Yunqi, savoring Hangzhou's serene beauty. Our expert guide shares captivating tales of history, complemented by a skillful driver navigating effortlessly. Indulge in a day of discovery, each corner revealing Hangzhou's captivating allure, leaving you with cherished memories.
Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Guo Garden, Drangon Well Tea Plantation, Bamboo lined path at Yunqi, Qinghefang Ancient Street
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The Westlake Hangzhou (including boat cruise on westlake): Begin your day by immersing yourself in the cultural treasures of Hangzhou. Your local guide will accompany you to the picturesque Hangzhou Westlake, where you'll embark on a scenic boat ride across its tranquil waters. As you glide along, your guide will regale you with captivating stories and legends, delving into the lake's rich history and its profound significance in Hangzhou's culture.
Next, venture to the enchanting Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond. Here, your guide will unravel the symbolic meaning behind this extraordinary attraction. Discover the traditional Chinese belief in the harmonious relationship between fish and flowers, and gain insight into how this interplay reflects the beauty and equilibrium of nature.
Delight in a visit to Guo's Garden, an exquisite classical Chinese garden renowned for its elegant design and serene ambiance. As you meander through its pavilions, courtyards, and meticulously landscaped gardens, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the rich history and philosophy of Chinese gardening. Listen attentively as your guide imparts fascinating tales and imparts wisdom about the guiding principles behind these magnificent gardens.
Savor a delectable lunch in the tea village, carefully selected by our knowledgeable guides. Options include local eateries favored by Hangzhou residents or a unique opportunity to enjoy a home-cooked meal at a local farmer's home. Engage with villagers and gain insights into authentic city life.
Lunch at the local Tea Farmer's House to try the local delicacies
Lunch at the local Tea Farmer's House to try the local delicacies
1) Lunch at Local Tea Farmer's Tea House to know the real life of the local people:And we also can organize tea farmers teach you how to prepare, cook local delicaies if you want to. You can learn how to cook: Beger's Chicken, Westlake carp in vinegar source(Do not be scared, no bones!!! Aha), Lotus root, bamboo shoot...and other many tasty vegetables )
2) At the local restaurants which are popular with local people, such as Grandma's Kitchen, Green Tea Restaurants...And also fancy ones as well, 28 Hubin Road(Top 50 Best in Asia, Jinsha Restaurant in Four Seasons Hotel. We are the local, we are the sources. We know many excellent restaurants even not listed on Lonely Planet and some other travel guides.
Journey to the birthplace of World's renowned Longjing green tea. Amidst stunning natural scenery, visit local tea houses for tastings. For those inclined, participate in a tea farmer's tea house experience, where you can learn to prepare local delicacies.
Bamboo-lined Path at Yunqi:Immerse yourself in the breathtaking Bamboo-lined path at Yunqi, where towering bamboo trees create a mesmerizing forest. Marvel at the lightness and crispness of the bamboo, providing a unique and fascinating ambiance.
Conclude your day at Qinghefang Old Street, a charming glimpse into historic Hangzhou. Experience the lifestyle of old Hangzhou, explore boutique shops, and indulge in local delights. Throughout the tour, our expert guide and skilled driver ensure a seamless and personalized experience, leaving you with cherished memories of Hangzhou's enchanting wonders.
As the tour concludes, our dedicated guide and driver will ensure a seamless return to your hotel or Hangzhou train station, leaving you with cherished memories of Hangzhou's enchanting blend of nature, culture, and culinary delights.
We offer unique off-the-beaten-track activities in Hangzhou to elevate your tour experience. Choose to customize the existing itinerary with these options or add one or two activities if time permits (only additional entrance fees may apply, and some activities are free of charge):
Morning Market & Breakfast Experience Cost for Breakfast: within 20RMB Per Person
Indulge in the vibrant Morning Market & Breakfast Experience, especially tailored for those seeking an authentic taste of Hangzhou's local life. If your hotel doesn't offer breakfast or you're a food enthusiast eager to explore real Hangzhou, seize this opportunity to witness the city waking up.Navigate through the charming old streets, alleys, and bustling morning markets. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors that define Hangzhou's mornings. Our guide will lead you to hidden gems where you'll savor the most authentic breakfast, carefully curated at places not easily discovered on your own. This is not just a culinary adventure; it's a journey into the heart of Hangzhou's daily life, allowing you to experience the city's essence through its diverse and delectable breakfast offerings.
Blind Date Culture at Wangsong Campus Free Charge
Explore the fascinating local dating culture at Wansong Academy with our free-of-charge Blind Date Culture experience. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the blind date fair, known as "Chinese Matchmaking Day," where locals gather each Saturday morning. Witness the participation of thousands of young singles and their parents, providing a unique glimpse into contemporary Hangzhou society. It's an opportunity to feel the vibrancy of local dating customs, adding an intriguing cultural dimension to your Hangzhou experience. ( Available on each Saturday morning)
Captivating Westlake Sunset Watching at Chenghuang Pavilion Entrance Fee: 40RMB per person
Experience the , an iconic spot renowned for its panoramic views of the sunset over West Lake. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and capture unforgettable moments as the sun sets over the tranquil waters. Chenghuang Pavilion stands as one of the premier locations for admiring and photographing the enchanting sunset, offering a mesmerizing perspective of this natural spectacle. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the beauty of West Lake bathed in the warm hues of the setting sun from this exceptional vantage point.
Local Family Visiting Free Charge
Engage in an authentic cultural experience with our complimentary Local Family Visit. If you're drawn to exploring diverse lifestyles and traditions, this opportunity invites you to sip renowned Longjing tea, participate in hands-on cooking sessions with locals, and relish the authentic flavors of Hangzhou cuisine. Embrace the warm hospitality of local residents, gaining a genuine glimpse into the distinctive lifestyle of Hangzhou. This immersive encounter adds an enriching layer to your cultural exploration, fostering a deeper connection with the heart of Hangzhou's traditions.
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Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including the boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lingyin Temple and Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Anmanfayun Village, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street
Tour Style：Embark on a hassle-free and time-efficient exploration of Hangzhou with our comprehensive Skip-The-Line full-day tour. Cruise around the UNESCO-listed West Lake on a boat, marvel at the scenic beauty of Fish Viewing at Flower Park, explore the tranquil Zen monastery of Lingyin Temple, indulge in a tea-sipping experience at Meijiawu Tea Village, and wander through the historical Song Dynasty Imperial Street. Our guided tour ensures you skip the queues, allowing you to seamlessly access each scenic spot. Make the most of your time with a well-organized itinerary, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey through the captivating sights of Hangzhou.
Attractions(Cities)：Boat Ride on West Lake, Leifeng Pagoda, Meijiawu Longjing Tea Village, Bamboo Lined Path at Yunqi, Yue Temple
Tour Style：Do you recall the tales your grandparents shared about Hangzhou? Stories like "The Butterfly Lovers," "Legend of the White Snake" and "Yue Fei's Loyalty to His Country". These narratives carry profound emotional memories, resonating deeply with Chinese and overseas Chinese alike. Our one-day Hangzhou tour is thoughtfully tailored for Asian visitors and overseas Chinese, celebrating these shared cultural sentiments. Guided by our bilingual expert with a profound historical and cultural background, this journey brings these tales to life against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes. Experience a serene West Lake boat ride, a poignant visit to the Leifeng Pagoda, an enchanting exploration of the Longjing tea village, a soul-enriching journey to Yuewang Temple, and a tranquil escape to the Bamboo Forest. It's an ode to history, a celebration of the senses, and an invitation to wholeheartedly embrace the enchantment of Hangzhou's spirit.
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Qinghefang Street, Impression WestLake Show
Tour Style：Discover the famous Paradise City Hangzhou on a fully customized sightseeing day trip from Shanghai by bullet train. Accompanied by your private guide, stroll around Flower Harbor Park and take a relaxing boat on the West Lake. Visit the famous Lingyin temple; See the traditional Meijiawu tea mountain; wonder along the old Hefang Street and enjoy the magnificent Impression Westlake show. Local lunch and dinner, tea tasting at Meijiawu, round trip bullet train tickets, private guide and private vehicle service are inclusive.
Attractions(Cities)：West Lake(Private rowing boat cruise), Guo's Villa, Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Cheng Huang Pavilion
Tour Style：Independent travelers will love the flexibility of this private door to door day tour. This is the ideal tour for travelers with limited time in Hangzhou. Take the stress out of booking train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou and planning an itinerary by having everything arranged for you. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, you'll immerse yourself in its world renowned natural, historical and cultural features.
Duration：2 Days, 1 Night
Attractions(Cities)：The West Lake(including boat cruise on the lake),Guo Garden,China National Tea Museum,Dragon Well Tea Plantation (Meijiawu Tea Village),Leifeng Pagoda,The Song Dynasty Imperial Street,Six Harmonies pagoda, Fish Viewing Flower Pond,Lingyin Temple, etc
Tour Style：As one of seven ancient capitals in China, the rich history and the splendid culture endow Hangzhou with profoundness. Come with us to discover Hangzhou's top attractions in two days. You'll enjoy boat ride on West Lake (Landmark of Hangzhou), Guo Garden, Leifeng Pagoda, etc. On the second day, explore Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Plantation (Best Green Tea & China national tea), Bamboo Forest & Ancient street. Take your VIP seat for the Impression West Lake Show.
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