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Hangzhou Tours-West Lake and Green Tea

Hangzhou has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in China for several decades because of the breath-taking view of the West Lake. You can also learn the history of Hangzhou by admiring the music and light show Enduring Memories of Hangzhou, which is performed on the West Lake.

Hangzhou is also renowned for the green tea. Our partners in the Meijiawu Tea Village offer you the opportunity to pick tea by yourself, and then they will make tea for you in their house. The fragrance of the tea will let you feel closer to Hangzhou.

Top Hangzhou Tour Packages

West Lake

3-Day Hangzhou and Suzhou Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

It is always the most popular side trip from Shanghai wit our customers. Touch what ancient Chinese poets called "Heaven on Earth" by modern bullet train.

From $559

Stone Bridge on the West Lake

2-Day Hangzhou Bullet Train Tour from Shanghai

Hop on a bullet train form Shanghai, spending all your time at the most attractive places in Hangzhou.

From $329

Houses beside River in Xixi Wetland

4-Day Hangzhou Highlights Tour including Xixi Wetland

Spend four days in Hangzhou, exploring almost every renowned tourist attraction in the ancient city.

From $439

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Path beside West Lake

West Lake Exploration Day Tour

Take a panoramic tour of the West Lake by strolling to every part of the area. Enjoy both beautiful view and stories.

From $114

Suzhou Lingerig Garden

Hangzhou Classic Day Tour

Visit the West Lake and Lingyin Temple, the must-see tourist sites in Hangzhou. Best choice for first-time visitors.

From $128

Bagua Field

Hangzhou Off-the-beaten Day Tour

Sightseeing tour to the off-the-beaten places of interest in Hangzhou. Experience what others do not often experience.

From $129

Lingyin Temple Entrance

Shanghai to Hangzhou to Shanghai Day Tour

Two hours’ drive from Shanghai to Hangzhou, admire the amazing view of the West Lake and Qiantang River, and return.

From $246

Guide Map for Hangzhou and The Transportation

Check out the positions of major tourist attractions in Hangzhou and the time from Hanghzou to its neighbors, such as Suzhou, Huangshan, Shanghai and Wuzhen

Hangzhou Tourist Map

Most Asked Questions by Travelers

How long is enough to visit the West Lake?

2.5 hours is enough to cover the highlights of the West Lake. However, if you want a deep exploration to fully understand the essence of the scenic area, one whole day is necessary.

Which water town is the best near Hangzhou?

Wuzhen is absolutely the best extension to your Hangzhou tour. Hangzhou is only the cover of the cultural book of the South Yangtze River area, while Wuzhen is the core content.

Where to buy silk products in Hangzhou?

We recommend the silk market on the Fengqi Road. The silk clothes, scarves, neckties and crafts there are reputable. Remember to bargain, and you can get discount, more or less.

Is it possible to visit the headquarters of Alibaba?

You can at least enter the lobby, but if you want to go deeper, you have to know someone who is working for Alibaba. The e-commerce giant often invites other entrepreneurs to visit its headquarters. If you are running your own business, you can try to call them to grant you a visit. If your business is interesting enough, they will invite you.

How to go to Shanghai, Suzhou or Huangshan from Hangzhou?

The most convenient way is to take a bullet train at the Hangzhou East Railway Station. Check out the map above to see how much time it costs to take a bullet train.

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