When it comes to Hangzhou this city, people are likely to mention the old saying:"Up above there is Paradise, down here there are Suzhou and Hangzhou." There is no doubt that hangzhou is a paradise city, it is very suit for living. Booking this tour, our guide will take you to see how Hangzhounese live, get up early to join in the dancing party or Taiji with locals around lake, hang around the old community, spend a leisure at lakeside garden... help you to explore the old urban Hangzhounese lifestyle.
You will be picked up at your hotel in downtown Hangzhou in the early morning(around 7:00am, depends on your hotel location), drive you to Lakeside Park to see locals doing exercise, such as Taiji, Dancing... you can follow them to do the taiji,d ancing group to have fun together. Next, move on to one of Hangzhou old community, Mantou Mountain Community. It lies at the foot of Phoenix Mountain and features a serene and elegant environment. The community is characterized with old-style Hangzhou residential houses, little bamboo chairs lying around in front of the houses and residents sitting on their doorsteps chatting. It is really an ideal place to experience the "old" Hangzhou. In addition, the community is of strong cultural connotations. Then, continueing your tour to Guo's Villa. It is a elegant garden around lake. The garden is known as 'Number One Garden of the West Lake' thanks to its tranquil environment, well-preserved buildings, and tasteful landscaping layout. Here also is one of favorite palce for locals, you will see lots of locals come here for a cup of Longjing Green tea or for a beautiful photo, sitting down lakeside with their friends, chatting or playing card for a leisure afternoon. You will want to become one of them when you get there. In the afternoon, drive you to visit Tea Culture Village, Meijiawu Tea Culture Village. Meijiawu Tea Village is a village to produces Drogon Well Green 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 for the tour is Huadong(Eastern China) Health Museum. With the assitance of your tour guide, you will see the physical health, mental health, sports health, traditional Chinese Medicine, dietary health, disease prevention first aid skills, each exhibition, which in the traditional Chinese medicine culture, health incense hut, remote medical health consultation, the delegates have gathered information. Their mission is "Serve Public Health". They will strive to practice the healthy development concept of Hangzhou, has been recognized by visiting representatives. After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Hangzhou downtown or drop off at Hangzhou train station.