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Tour Code: hz-2

Departure Date: Daily

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

Overview

This tour combines the natural beauty and historical and cultural heritages in Hangzhou as well as its water town - Wuzhen characterized with ancient residential houses and workshops well preserved on the banks of the rivers.

Highlights

  • The West Lake (including the Island on the lake)
  • Lingyin Temple
  • Six Harmonies Pagoda
  • Wu Zhen boat cruise
  • Ancient Village Wuzhen

Itinerary

Day 1Hangzhou Arrival

You will be picked up at the airport upon your arrival in Hangzhou and then be transferred to your hotel by private van. Relax for the rest of the day or explore that area around you hotel.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou   |  Haihua Hotel Hangzhou   |  Enjoyor Hotel 
Day 2Hangzhou

This morning, you will start the trip at the Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda) which overlooks the Qiantang River. Ascend to the top of this masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture for a great view of the river and the city. Stop by the Linyin Temple, one of the most important temples in China. It has with numerous valuable grottoes and images of Buddha. Check out Feilai Peak near the temple. Your guide will tell you the beautiful story about it. Have lunch in a local Chinese restaurant to try Hangzhou cuisine. Then enjoy the serene landscape of the West Lake on a boat. Gliding across the quiet lake, you will reach the renowned Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. Stroll around the Meijiawu Tea Plantation to see the tea production process and participate in an authentic Chinese tea ceremony.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Zhang Sheng Ji Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou   |  Haihua Hotel Hangzhou   |  Enjoyor Hotel 
Day 3Wuzhen

This morning travel with your guide in your private van to Wuzhen Water Town which is 2 1/2 hours from Hangzhou. The most famous and beautiful water town in China, Wuzhen has been center tourism for many years and has many attractions. This ancient water village is divided into 2 main parts — the East region and the West Region. It has many old residences maintaining their original appearance in the East Region. Stroll down the blue-stone pavement to see how local life has remained unchanged for centuries. Have lunch in the local restaurant to taste the food of this watery area. The West Region is developed for visitors and accommodation is also available. You will take a wooden boat for about 20 minutes along the ancient canal to expereince the traditional culture and see the waterfront areas.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • Hotels: Tong An Hotel  |  Zhaoming Hotel  |  Wuzhen Guest House
Day 4Hangzhou Departure

Today your guide and driver will pick you up from your Wuzhen Hotel to take you to Hangzhou airport to catch your homebound flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast

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

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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 $ 659p/p

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