A Hangzhou half day tour by a local hangzhou tour guide to experience the Hangzhou Buddhism and Tea Culture
Duration: 3-4 Hours
Lingyin Temple,Dragon Well Tea Village & Plantation
Your Hotel & train station in Hangzhou
Your Hotel & train station in Hangzhou
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Our local hangzhou tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station with a welcome sign" Hangzhou Private Tour". The tour includes following activities:
Our Pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"
First stop for the tour is Lingyin Temple, also known as “Temple of Soul Retreat”. It is oldest and largest Buddhist temple in southeastern China. It was founded in 328 AD during the Eastern Jin Dynasty by an Indian monk. The scenic area divided into 2 parts, Peaking Flying from Afar and Lingyin Temple.
In 1961 it was listed for protection as a key provincial historical and cultural site and considered a leading center for research related to Chinese Buddhist culture.
After the temple, follow our guide through the peaceful path to the Hangzhou Buddhist College where you learn the Buddhist life and how to meditate. Upon arrival, our Master of Buddhist will meet you from the front of college and show you around the college, you will get a deep understand their daily life. After the visiting, you will follow our Master to a room to how to meditate and chant, you can also free to ask if you have any inquiry for Buddhism in China. Finally, you will join with all the monks to have a simple lunch at the college. Eating Habits also are very important in the college, No talk all use sign language. Please don’t worry about it, our Master will teacher in advance.
When you finished Buddhism culture tour, follow our guide to visit the Hangzhou Longjing Green Tea Plantation and local tea village. You will visit Meijiawu Tea Village in this tour, the village is located in the west of the world-known West Lake and it is an ancient village with a history of 600 years. Inhabited by more than 500 households, the people make a living with Dragon Well Green Tea or Longjing Green Tea. What’s more, here is a leisure place for local residents during the weekend retreat. You can learn about the Hangzhou local green tea ceremony and taste authentic Longjing Green Tea here. You can also join in local tea farmer for the tea picking and making during springtime.
Drive you back to your hotel or the Hangzhou Train Station and your tour ends.
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Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：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
Tour Style：Accompanied by your private knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, explore the best of Hangzhou on a full-day tour. Take a boat ride on West Lake to stay away from the crowds. the placid waters of which have been immortalized throughout history in literature and poetry. Experience a Chinese tea ceremony at Longjing Green Tea Plantation; walk through the Bamboo lined path at Yunqi to fully experience the serenity and beautiful nature of Hangzhou.
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：This comprehensive Skip-The-Line full day tour of Hangzhou is perfect for you. Take a boat ride around the UNESCO-listed West Lake, view elegant landscapes at Fish Viewing at Flower Park, visit the secluded Zen monastery of Lingyin Temple, sip tea at Meijiawu Tea Vollage and stroll Song Dynasty Imperial Street. This guided tour lets you skip those queues and head straight into each scenic spot, which make your trip hassel-free and time well spent.
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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