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Tour Code: sh-32

Departure Date: Daily

Features: Private Tour Guide     Private Car & Driver     Authentic Local Restaurants

Overview

From thriving Shanghai to enchanting Hangzhou by bullet train, this trip features 2 days of fantastic sightseeing of Hangzhou iconic West Lake, ancient Lingyin Temple, local tea plantation and more to explore.

Highlights

  • Lingyin Temple
  • Flying Peak
  • Six Harmonies Pagoda
  • The West Lake (including the Island on the lake)
  • Meijiawu Tea Plantation

Itinerary

Day 1Shanghai to Hangzhou by Train No. G7303 (Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station - Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 08:32 - Arr 09:40

Upon your arrival from Shanghai by train, your local guide and driver will meet you at Hangzhou train station. You Hangzhou tour begins after settling down at hotel.

Your first stop is Lingyin Temple. Located on the western side of West Lake, this ancient temple was built in 328AD during the Eastern Jin Dynasty and became one of the most significant and wealthiest Buddhist temples in the country. The visit is combined with a visit to Feilai Feng (Flying Peak) which has many engraved images of Buddha.

Lunch is at a local restaurant near West Lake which specializes in authentic Hangzhou cuisine.

Continue on to Liuhe Pagoda (Six Harmonies Pagoda) which lies on the north bank of the Qiantang River in the south of the city. Built in 970 AD in the Northern Song Dynasty to suppress the roaring river waves, the pagoda's name means Harmonies of the Heaven, Earth, East, West, South and North. Climb to the top of this brick and wooden structure to enjoy the view of the Qiantang River.

  • Meals: Lunch at Zhi Wei Guan Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou   |  Haihua Hotel Hangzhou   |  Enjoyor Hotel 
Day 2Hangzhou to Shanghai by Train No. G7432 (Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 17:29 - Arr 18:28
West Lake, Hangzhou

West Lake, Hangzhou

Kick off the day with breakfast in the hotel. Your guide is ready in the hotel lobby to take you to West Lake. No Hangzhou trip would be complete without a visit to West Lake, the symbol of the city. Besides seeing ancient stone bridges and weeping willows, the visit also includes the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon on Fairy Island.

After lunch at a local restaurant, you will head to Meijiawu Tea Plantation to see the growing and production of many categories of the tea for which Hangzhou is famous.

At the end of the trip your guide and driver will escort you to the train station and help you get on the train for Shanghai.

  • Meals: Lunch at Zhang Sheng Ji Restaurant
  • Hotels: No

Price Per Person in US Dollars

We use different hotels for different tour classes while the itinerary is the same. Deluxe Class is usually staying at a 5-star hotel, Superior Class at a 4-star hotel and Tourist Class at a 3-star level hotel. The prices for one person are based on sharing twin hotel rooms with another guest. A supplement is necessary if you want to book single rooms. And the prices may rise during national holidays, such as the National Day (September 30th to October 6th) and Chinese New Year (late January or early February)

$ USD
Dec.1 - Mar.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

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What's Included & Excluded

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees to attractions Listed above
  • Private tour guide and driver throughout the tour, except on a Yangtze cruise ship
  • Authentic local meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Service charge & government taxes
  • Travel insurance

Our Guides and Vehicles

China Travel Guides

Excellent Local Guides

All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town.

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Private Car and Driver

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons and small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons.

We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained (not over 4 years) and always very clean. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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from US $ 279p/p

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