This hangzhou day tour is for flower and classic garden enthusiasts.As a garden city,one of the best delights is to see various flowers,plants come into blossom one after another in different seasons and the chinese classic gardens dotted around the westlake. If you plan a tour in Hangzhou, you are highly recommended to tailor-make your Hangzhou trip to include some of our guided bloom,plants and garden day tours per your personal taste.
Our local hangzhou tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station.The first stop is the Hangzhou Botanical Garden. It is not only a park in which to feast your eyes on beautiful plants, but also a research base where fields such as the cultivation of plants and protection of environment are studied.Hangzhou Botanical Garden has wonderful scenery and an excellent environment. Verdant trees, colorful and lovely flowers, and extremely fresh air seem to bring people into a world full of the pleasure of natural beauty.Next, visit Guo Zhuang, is the best existing traditional private residence in Hangzhou. It was built in late Qing Dynasty. With a mountain in the back and the west lake in the front, the garden is known as 'Number One Garden of the West Lake' thanks to its tranquil environment, well-preserved buildings, and tasteful landscaping layout. The key feature, or spirit, is water. Later, move to the China National Tea Museum. It is a modern museum which includes a lot of parts, the exhibition center of Chinese tea culture; it is the professional place to collect tea cultural relics and tea materials. It is an important base to go on with tea research and tea culture activities. It is surrounded by groves of tea trees and the area is beautifully manicured. The museum itself is a comprehensive one and has descriptions in English and Chinese.After lunch, visit the Meijiawu Tea Village, has long been well known for its Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea tradition. It is a good place to understand the brilliant past and equally bright future of tea in China. Meijiawu Village in particular is famous for its history of offering exquisite tea. This beautiful village will make you to feel the pleasure of a perfect cup of tea, our guide will show you how to pick the tea leaves, how to fry the tea leaves and how to drink the tea.After tea testing, move to Bamboo Lined Path at Yunqi:The forest is breathtaking. It really makes you realise how insignificant you are when you stand next to the bamboo trees towering way above you. You are surprised at how hard the bamboo actually was - no wonder Asian builders use it as scaffolding!The last stop is the Wushan Bird Flower Market. There are many marketplaces like this in Hangzhou, but this one is the best. It is a multi-story facility with row after row of shops selling fresh-cut flowers and a menagerie of pets and small farm animals. Portions of this market specialize in medicinal herbs. With distinctive features, this bird and flower market in Hangzhou is a great getaway brimming with interest of daily life. Drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station and the tour ends.