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Private Day Trip to Xitang Water Town from Hangzhou

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110 kilometers away from Hangzhou (about 2 hours'drive). Xitang is a living ancient town with a history more than one thousand years and also the birthplace of Wu and Yue culture. The old Chinese architecture contrasted with the natural beauty of its surroundings is what makes Xitang a pleasure of a place. Explore this completely different world from Hangzhou with our local private guide.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):
Xitang Water Town

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Hangzhou, Hangzhou train station

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Hangzhou, Hangzhou train station

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Absolutely! (Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Hangzhou
  • Today's Activities: Xitang Water Town
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

In the morning, pick up from your hotel or train station in Hangzhou, you will find a welcome signage "Hangzhou Private Tour". Then drive you to Xitang water town(2Hrs).

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Our Pick Up Sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"

Upon arrival, you will visit Xitang. Xitang is 128 kilometers away from Hangzhou and 80 kilometers away from Shanghai. But it has a very different pace of life from those big cities. The residents of Xitang don't seem to care about the outside world, because this is paradise, an isolated world. The quiet water, handsome bridges, and the reflections in the early morning and the rosy sunset, fishing boats and the glistening lights in the evening, form an amazing picture full of a sense of poetry which can only be seen in the south lower reaches of the Yangtze River.

Entering Xitang, the first thing in front of you is the typical scenery of the water town. The bridges, alleys, corridors and almost every corner of Xitang are worth exploring.

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The guide will take you through the Rain Curtain Corridor first, and then you will see the Songzilaifeng bridge, which used to be the scene of the famous American movie <Mission Impossible Ⅲ>.

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Have a simple lunch at the local restaurant. (On your own expense)

After lunch, pay a visit to the China Button Museum. There are six exhibition areas in the museum, and so far, it is still showing tourists the oldest button technology. There is a master in the museum to interpret the shell button production process on site. As one of the local characteristics, button has always had an inseparable relationship with the economic development of Xitang ancient town.

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Then, walk to the Wood Carving Museum, The museum displays hundreds of woodcarving works in Ming and Qing Dynasties. It shows the unique style of Jiangnan Woodcarving: soft, delicate, fresh and beautiful.

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In addition to the must-see attractions, Xitang also has some unknown corners, such as the Ginkgo tree beside the Lu Grave with a history of 600 years, the Shipi Alley and Ni's house. Of course, photography is an essential part here.

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At last, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou train station.

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1-on-1 Travel Consultant
Our travel consultants have been working in local tourism for years, they are professional, experienced and responsible sharing our wealth of knowledge to plan your trip. They will formulate customized tour plan based on your travel interests, time, and budget as well as providing professional suggestions. Beside, they will keep in contact with you during your entire tour in China, continually checking if everything is going well as planned. 

Excellent Local Guides
All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture but also prepared to talk frankly about whatever topic interests you. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town. They’ll show you more about the history, culture, customs and authentic local life. 

Private Car and Driver
We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are air-conditioned, non-smoking, clean and well-maintained.(Not over 4 years). Our drivers are are local, polite, friendly and helpful with over 10-year drive experience. All kinds of vehicle are offered, and yours depends on the size of your group. Usually, we offer sedan cars, SUVs, business vans (MPV) and different types of buses, all with extra space for your luggage.

Meals & Dining
If the meals are included in the itinerary. We will take you to the best local restaurants and help you order dishes according to your preference on spot to guarantee that the food is freash not pre-cooked. Some meals excluded in your itinerary as you like, your private guide will be still delighted to give you some suggestions and take you to the local featured restaurants every week based on the online reviews of customers. We have a large selection of different restaurants which cater to the specifications of our customers, and are available to provide various options, such as vegetarian, Muslim, Chinese, Western, Jewish, and Indian restaurants. 

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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