Half Day Westlake Highlights Tour with Optional Lunch or Dinner

Outdoor Activities in Hangzhou

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West Lake is a poem. West Lake is a natural water painting. West Lake is a beautiful story. Your half-day Hangzhou tour should be no doubt around the West Lake. This is a special designed Hangzhou half day tour to see the highlights around West lake with Westlake boat cruise. Save time and money by booking this half day tour to explore the nature, the tea culture and the history of ancient of Hangzhou.
Pick up service can be arranged at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou downtown or Hangzhou train station. First, you will take a Boat Ride on the Westlake. West Lake has an area of 5.6 square kilometers (2.2 square miles) and is the symbol of Hangzhou which lies on its banks and is a place of tranquility. On the boat you can see one of the Ten Best Views of West Lake--Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. The occasional pagoda and Chinese-style arched bridges add atmosphere to the tree-lined walkways, verdant islands and hills make West Lake a very special part of any China experience. After that, move to the Meijiawu Tea Village: Drogon Well Tea, also known as 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. The last stop is Chenghuang Pavilion(or City God pavilion) is the landmark of Grand View of Wu Hill, one of the Eighteen Classic Views of West Lake Scenic Area. Wu Hill also called Chenghuang Hill. It is very convenient for tourist to view the Heavenly Wind over Wu Hill, one of Ten New Scenes of the West Lake. Located on the top of the Wu Hill in Hangzhou, Chenghuang Pavilion is an optimum spot for people to get a bird eye view of Hangzhou. It is an important part of the West Lake Resort and a showplace for the splendid history, culture and folk customs of Hangzhou. After the tour ends, our tour guide and driver will drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station.

What’s included

  • Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Private city transfer

What’s not included

  • Optional activities
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch/Dinner