Hangzhou is a paradise for shopaholics, laden with glitzy shopping malls, multi-level department stores, vibrant street markets as well as ancient walk ways perfect for shopping and sightseeing. This Private Hangzhou Shopping Tour will take you to some local shopping markets, the best shopping places for you to find the most sought-after local items or luxury fashion in Hangzhou, fully guided shopping tour will take you to the best places to buy silk, tea and other local specialties which are the highlights of local Hangzhou products.
You will be picked up at your hotel, the first market for today is Evergreen Garment Market(Sijiqing Garment Market),this market was founded in 1989, which is a professional garment wholesale market in China. Specialize in the ready-made garment industry for around 20years, this market has great advantage in sales and up-to-date information, owning a natioanl sales network and overseas markets in Southeast Asia, Europ, and America. Hangzhou Sijiqing Garment Market plays a leading role among the total 15 markets in Sijiqing Fashion Street. The comodity has a definite display, which can generally be divided into 10 areas. They are women's, men's, children's areas, silk and textile area, boutique clothing area, garment accesories and materials area, etc. Next, continue your tour to Hangzhou Town, the Silk Town features the former Ming style and there are over 100 silk stores selling silk fabrics,clothes, artworks, souvenirs, neckties, scarves and various raw materials.Hangzhou has a well-earned reputation for historically being the Capital of Silk. Tracing its history back more than four thousand years, Hangzhou Silk is revered for its soft texture, brilliant color and splendid patterns presenting distinct Chinese characteristics. Today, silk products come in a great variety, from clothes, silk scarves and ties to elegant handicrafts. For visitors to Hangzhou, these beautiful silk items are certainly their top choice to take back home as gifts for relatives and friends. Then, you will will visit Meijiawu Tea Plantation. Meijiawu has long been well known for its Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea tradition.Longjing tea,is a variety of roasted green tea from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China where it is produced mostly by hand and has been renowned for its high quality, earning the China Famous Tea title. Meijiawu Tea village is seated at the hinterland of West Lake Park and it boasts the most important Dragon tea production basis. Here you are in an original natural environment, just relax your feelings and enjoy the special tea culture, taste the fragrant tea while appreciating the beautiful village scenery. And our guide or Tea Farmer will show you how to pick the leaves, how to fry the leaves and how to drink the best tea in China. Our last stop is Qinghefang Pedestrian Street, a street with numerous old stores dating back over the centuries. Many antique workshops, tea houses and Chinese herbal stores still operate in the same traditional way that dates back to the days of the Song Dynasty(960—1279). You can also visit some small museums specializing in coins, china and antiques if you are interested. After the tour, you'll be transferred to your hotel.