Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hángzhōu

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This is an elaborately designed tour to explore the beauty of Hangzhou by visiting its most highlighted attractions including Peak Flown From Afar, West Lake, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Six Harmonies Pagoda. Tour is available on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
The pickup time is 8:30. Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in downtown Hangzhou.  If you take bullet train from Shanghai to Hangzhou, you will be picked up from Hangzhou East Railway Station.  Your tour guide will hold a sign with your name waiting at the exit of the station. Tour is available from Monday to Friday.  It is a seat-in-coach tour, you will share a tour coach and service of tour guide with other passengers. Picturesque Hangzhou Tour Monday, Wednesday and FridayPeak Flown From Afar is the first stop on your guided itinerary. It is famous for its scenic mountain scenery and ancient Buddhist rock carvings. Next, board the bus for 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. In the afternoon, take a 1-hour Cruise on West Lake. Nearby, overlooking the Qiantang River, lies the Six Harmonies Pagoda. This masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture is one of the best places to appreciate the river's impressive tidal bores. Hangzhou Culture Tour Tuesday and ThursdayFirst you will head to Leifeng Pagoda. In this time-honored attraction featured in household folklore Madame White Snake, you could expect a high-up view of the West Lake from the pagoda top. In proximity to the pagoda, enjoy quality exploring in Chinese Silk Museum with diverse silk exhibitions and compelling Silk Road history narrative.After you have finished lunch (own expense), continue to Xueyan Former Residence, an old house built in 1875.  Its layout, the building’s style and the furniture, are known as the best in Hangzhou.Stroll on Qinghefang Old Street, a popular historical block of the city. Make the most of your time to browse delicacies and souvenirs in eateries and stores lining both sides.Your tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel in downtown Hangzhou, or at Hangzhou Railway Station.

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
  • Admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • 1-hour cruise on West Lake
  • After tour, return coach transfer to your hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou East Railway Station

What’s not included

  • Accommodation
  • Lunch&Dinner
  • Train ticket
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)

Highlights

  • 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
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