This comprehensive full-day tour of Hangzhou delivers you by private vehicle to notable highlights: Take a boat ride around the UNESCO-listed West Lake, view elegant landscapes at Red Carp Pond and Flower Harbor Park, visit the secluded Zen monastery of Lingyin Temple, sip tea at Meijiawu Tea Village and stroll Song Dynasty Imperial Street. You have the option to purchase lunch at a local restaurant or prepare an authentic meal at a tea farmer’s home (own expense).Note: As this tour is customizable, please list any special interests you have (architecture, history, culture) at time of booking to alert your guide, so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.
• 8 hours
Take in a full day of Hangzhou’s elegant landscapes on this sightseeing tour with a local guide. Explore Lingyin Temple, a secluded Zen retreat near Feilai Peak (Feilai Feng), then rest in the shade of a tea pavilion at Dragon Well Tea Plantation and enjoy a boat ride over picturesque West Lake. Finish at Red Carp Pond and Flower Harbor Park, where fish, birds and peonies abound. Round-trip hotel transport by comfortable coach and a traditional Chinese lunch are included.
• 8 hours
Longjing tea is considered one of best China teas and Hangzhou is known for producing the best Longjing tea in China. The tea is grown on the Longjing Mountain area in Hangzhou, southwest of the West Lake. The flat and smooth tea leaves resembling pine needles with a yellow to dark green color brew a pot of tea in light to dark green color with sophisticated taste and aroma. Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour will take you away from the crowded city and show you the best tea in China. See the famous Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes that were conferred with a special imperial status by Emperor Qianlong and can sometimes cost you more than gold. By the end of the tour you will be much more knowledgeable for Chinese tea history, tea producing process and the local farmer's life.
• 6 hours
On this full-day coach tour of Hangzhou, visit some of the city’s must-see places including the Leifeng Pagoda, the China National Silk Museum and Qinghefang Street. Your expert guide will give you a detailed understanding of Hangzhou’s rich historical and cultural heritage, covering a wide range of topics from architecture to textiles to medicine. See Hangzhou’s top attractions and learn about their history and meaning.
• 8 hours
Escape the busy Hangzhou crowds and discover Wuzhen’s rich cultural background on this full-day coach tour. Explore the picturesque water town with its stone pavements winding between antique buildings and ancient stone bridges crossing scenic water pathways. Visit several attractions with your guide, including the Hundred-Bed Museum and a blue-print fabric workshop to see popular antiques. Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch, witness the town’s dynamic culture at the Sanbai Wine Workshop and enjoy a performance of shadow puppetry. Relax and enjoy a boat ride(optional) on the river.
• 8 hours
Experience Hangzhou your way with this private transfer service around the city. Create your own sightseeing itinerary and enjoy the flexibility to explore at your own pace with the convenience of your friendly on-hand driver. You will be accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide for a more in-depth experience! Your guide will tell you interesting facts and stories about the sites you visit, like West Lake, Feilai Mountain, Lingyin Temple and the China National Silk Museum, and provide great tips and recommendations.
• 8 hours
Spend a day relaxing in the city of Shaoxing on this 8-hour guided tour from Hangzhou. Set sail on a Chinese Wupeng boat to discover more about the Shen Garden and why it is known as a symbol of love. Learn about the Chinese art of calligraphy at the Lanting Orchid Pavillion , and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
• 8 hours
Explore main highlights of fascinating city of Hangzhou including many attractions surrounding West Lake. You may also take a private boat ride in the west side of the lake to stay away from the crowds. the placid waters of which have been immortalized throughout history in literature and poetry. Experience a Chinese tea ceremony at Longjing Green Tea Plantation & Village (Meijiawu) and walk through the Bamboo lined path at Yunqi to get away from the bustling crowds and fully experience the serenity and beautiful nature of Hangzhou. Enjoy lunch at a local tea grower’s house with authentic Hangzhou food or learn how to prepare an authentic dish at an additional cost: average at RMB50 to RMB70 per person depending on your order.
• 7 hours
Located in Jiangnan areas, Hangzhou, as one the seven capitals of ancient China and the center of politics, culture and economy of Zhejiang Province, still retains many traditional Jiangnan residences. Join Hangzhou architecture tour with your private guide and private driver to appreciate characteristic Jiangnan residences and modern buildings.
• 7 hours
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, lunch and English-speaking guide service included. Departs every Tuesday and Thursday.
• 10 hours