Private Day Tour to Dongting Lake, Yueyang Tower from Changsha

Day Trips & Excursions in Guangdong

Image by viator

Tour description provided by Viator

Yueyang is an old city in Hunan Province and located 160km from Changsha, This private day trip will let you explore the Yueyang Tower, Dongting Lake, Xiaoqiao Tomb, and Junshan Island etc. in Yueyang from Changsha by private car and a local guide.
At 8am, you will be picked up by your tour guide from hotel lobby of centrally located Changsha hotel, then drive 2.5 hours to Yueyang which is an old city with a long history. Upon arrival, you will visit the well-known Yueyang Tower firstly. Initially this three-storey tower was built in 220AD, and still preserves its original architectural style amazingly though it had been renovated in the history. The tower is well-know as it has been appeared many times in the Chinese poems. Facing to the Dongting Lake, this tower is a wonderful place to view the water scenery and enjoy the Chinese traditional culture in the tower. There is an old tomb for a famous lady Xiaoqiao is possible to visit near the tower. After the lunch at a local restaurant, you will head for about 30-minutes ride to Junshan Island. You will wander around this beautiful island to visit the bamboos, old bridges, temple and gardens etc. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel in Changsha, where the day tour concludes.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities