Shaoxing Ancient Town One Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hángzhōu

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Shaoxing is a water town, famous for its traditional Chinese bridges, boats, architectures, yellow wine and a huge number of textile and cloth factories and production. This one day tour will take you to appreciate the greatly attractive ancient towns of Shaoxing. Take a boat cruise along the towns, then enjoy the superb local lunch. After that, the tour will proceed to Shen Garden and Lan Pavilion, both places are well known cultural relics in Chinese history.
The tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in central Hangzhou, then transfer you to appreciate the greatly attractive ancient towns of Shaoxing. Take a boat cruise along the towns, then enjoy the superb local lunch. After that, the tour will proceed to Shen Garden. The last highlight of the day tour is Lan Pavilion, where you can enjoy the perfect cultural scenery of the city. -ITINERARY- 08:00 - 08:30  Hotel pickup 08:30 - 10:00  Transfer to Shaoxing10:00 - 11:30  Boat cruise along the town11:30 - 12:30  Lunch time  13:00 - 15:00  Shen Garden 15:00 - 17:00  Visit Lan Pavilion 17:30           Back to your hotel - HIGHLIGHTS –Shen Garden, renowned for a romantic love tragedy between Chinese famous poet Luyou and his wife Tangwan, was a typical garden with beautiful artificial hills, bridge and pavilions. Visitors often can be impressed by the story of them as well as a wonderful night performance here. Lan Pavilion, also known as Lanting or Orchid Pavilion, is the former residence of famous calligrapher Wangxizhi of Eastern Jin Dynasty. Visitors can enjoy the natural landscapes including lofty hills, tall bamboo bushes, clear streams and flourishing woods. It is also a great place for visitors to enjoy different types of the Chinese characters. Additionally, visitors can buy some paintings and calligraphies in a shop there at a reasonable price as gifts for families or friends.Wupeng Wooden Boat: Small wooden boats with bamboo awnings, propelled by the boatmen using their feet on a long oar at the back of the boat.  Wupeng means Black Roof in Chinese.  This kind of black roof boat is widely used in Shaoxing. HOTEL PICKUP LIST IN HANGZHOU: 1.Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake 2. Holiday Inn Hangzhou 3. Culture Plaza Hotel Zhejiang 4. West Lake Golden Plaza Hangzhou 5. SSAW Hotel Hangzhou 6. Haihua Plaza Hangzhou 7. Grand Metro-park Hotel Hangzhou 8. Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort 9. Hangzhou Hotel 10. Wuyang International Hotel 11. Oriental Deluxe Hotel Zhejiang 12. Hyatt Regency Hangzhou 13. Hangzhou Shangri-La Hotel 14. Hangzhou AmethystHotel 15. Four seasons Hangzhou 16. Jw Marriot Hangzhou  17. Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou 18. The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hangzhou

What’s included

  • Hotel Pickup from the mentioned hotels in downtown Hangzhou by air-conditioned coach
  • Admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • Boat cruise along the town
  • Transfers between attractions
  • Chinese lunch in local restaurant

What’s not included

  • Accommodation
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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