Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hangzhou

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This Picturesaue Hangzhou Tour is an elaborately designed tour to explore the beauty of Hangzhou by visiting its most highlighted attractions including Peak Flown From Afar, Lingyin Temple, West Lake with boat ride, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Six Harmonies Pagoda. Tour is available on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Alternative program of Cultural Hangzhou Tour is available for Tuesday and Thursday. It includes Leifeng Pagoda, National Silk Museum, Former Residence House visit, and Qinghefang Old Street.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lingyin Temple, Hangzhou, ZhejiangLingyin Temple is translates as the 'Temple of Soul’s Retreat'. It is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: MeijiawuMeijiawu Tea is a type of Dagon Well Green Tea from the area around Mejiawu village. This tea is renowned for its jade green color. You will visit a tea plantation at Meijiawu Village in the West Lake District. Learn about local tea culture and the production of Dragon Well tea at this scenic tea plantation.Duration: 1 hourStop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), Hangzhou, ZhejiangIn the afternoon, take a 1-hour boat cruise on West Lake, a place that has influenced poets and painters throughout Chinese history for its natural beauty and historic relics, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, described as having "influenced garden design in the rest of China as well as Japan and Korea over the centuries" and reflecting "an idealized fusion between humans and nature".Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pagoda of Six Harmonies, Hangzhou, ZhejiangIt is located at the foot of Yuelun Hill, facing the Qiantang River. It was originally constructed in 970 by the Wuyue Kingdom, destroyed in 1121, and reconstructed fully by 1165. This masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture is one of the best places to appreciate the Qiangtang River's impressive tidal bores.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Hotel Pickup from 60+ hotels in downtown Hangzhou. or train station pickup from Hangzhou East Railway Station
  • Service of English speaking tour guide
  • Transfers between attractions by air-conditioned coach
  • 1-hour cruise on West Lake
  • After tour, return coach transfer to your hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou East Railway Station
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple
  • Entry/Admission - West Lake (Xi Hu)
  • Entry/Admission - Pagoda of Six Harmonies

What’s not included

  • Accommodation
  • Lunch&Dinner
  • Train ticket
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup from outskirt Hangzhou, or from a hotel in Shanghai


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide