Hangzhou Cultural Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hangzhou

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This tour unfolds Hangzhou’s time-honored connotation in history, culture and scenery. Climb up Leifeng Pagoda for fine views of gorgeous West Lake, learn silk culture in National Silk Museum, admire Qing Dynasty structure in Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, dive into Hangzhou’s most famed historical business block, Qinghefang for handcrafts and snacks. Round-way transfer and English-speaking guide service included. Departs every Tuesday and Thursday.
Your tour starts with hotel pickup, or railway station pickup in Hangzhou.   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.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. Hotel Pick-up List1. Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake2. Holiday Inn Hangzhou3. Culture Plaza Hotel Zhejiang4. West Lake Golden Plaza Hangzhou5. SSAW Hotel Hangzhou6. Haihua Plaza Hangzhou7. Grand Metro-park Hotel Hangzhou8. Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort9. Hangzhou Hotel10. Wuyang International Hotel11. Oriental Deluxe Hotel Zhejiang12. Hyatt Regency Hangzhou13. Hangzhou Shangri-La Hotel14. Hangzhou AmethystHotel15. Four seasons Hangzhou16. Jw Marriot Hangzhou17. Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou18. The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, HangzhouThe above list represents the hotels most frequently picked up from. If your hotel is not in the above list, please provide your hotel name and address upon booking for a pick-up arrangement or please go to the following hotel to join in the tour.Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou333 West Lake Avenue, HangzhouPhone: +86 571 8707 5858Pick-up time: 08:30AM

What’s included

  • Hotel Pickup from 60+ hotels in downtown Hangzhou. or train station pickup from Hangzhou East Railway Station
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers between attractions
  • Lunch

What’s not included

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

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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