Private Two Days Hangzhou Highlights Tour - Soul of Hangzhou

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Hangzhou

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As one of seven ancient capitals in China, the long history and the splendid culture endow Hangzhou with profoundness. Hangzhou is also the legendary for its natural beauty. It was described by Marco Polo who allegedly visited the city in 1300 as “The City of Heaven”. A two-day tour make you easy to visit all highlights of Hangzhou, offering you a unique tour experience with your private tour guide and driver.
In the morning, pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou downtown or Hangzhou train station, you will find a welcome signage. Then you two days tour in Hangzhou start as below:First, take a boat cruise on the Westlake. West Lake is the symbol of Hangzhou which lies on its banks and is a place of tranquility. 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, visit Flower Pond (Huagang Park) featuring a peony garden a goldfish pond. Later, drive to the Guo Garden. A fine example of Chinese aesthetics in which the manmade and natural blend in harmonious balance. Lunch at local restaurant to try the local delicacies. After lunch, visit China National Tea Museum, it’s the only museum themed with tea and tea culture in China mainland, so you can know about the culture and history of tea in China.Continue your visit to the Leifeng Pagoda, Leifeng Pagoda as an important cultural and historic attraction in the West Lake Scenic Area is quite familiar and well-known both in Chinese folk culture and Chinese literature history. Drive back to your hotel. Day 2First visit Lingyin Temple: “Lingyin” commonly translated as "Temple of the Soul's Retreat" is one of the largest and wealthiest temples in China with the history of over 1600 years. It also is famous for its more than 470 stone carvings of Buddhist figures, which dated from the 10th to 14th centuries.Later, move to Bamboo lined path at Yunqi: It’s an ideal and quiet place to get away from the crowds for leisure stroll to enjoy lush green bamboo groves towering over you.After lunch, move to the Meijiawu Tea Village where 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.Next, visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda, a representative ancient pavilion-style tower in China. Liuhe Pagoda is one of the best places to view the splendid Qiantang River Tide because of the height advantage and special location,The last stop is Song Dynasty Imperial Street: The street is lined with snack bars that offer local delicacies and shops that sell antiques, embroidered items and silks among others.After the tour, our tour guide and driver will drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station and your tour ends.

What’s included

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

What’s not included

  • Optional activities
  • Lunch
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation with breakfast