Meet your guide upon pickup from downtown Hangzhou hotels, then you will head 1-hour to the southern shore of Hangzhou Bay, Shaoxing.
Upon arrival, experience this canal-lined city aboard on a wupeng (black-awning) boat. As the boat slides forward and passing under densely scattered bridges, observe the come-an-go of the locals and bustling bazaars. Get disembark and relax over a Chinese lunch in a local restaurant.
Walk a short distance to Shen Garden in proximity. This ancient garden was once resided by a wealthy businessman surnamed Shen. It features not only gorgeous scenery and exquisite structure design, but also the tearful love story of Song Dynasty (1127-1279AD) poet Lu You and his wife. Continue to Orchid Pavilion, a classic garden in honor of the 4th-century calligrapher Wang Xizhi.
Your tour concludes with a hotel drop-off to you hotel in downtown Hangzhou.
-HOUR BY HOUR ITINERARY-
09:00 - 09:30 Hotel pickup
09:30 - 10:00 Transfer to Shaoxing
10:00 - 11:30 Boat cruise along the town
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch time
13:00 - 15:00 Shen Garden
15:00 - 17:00 Visit Lan Pavilion
17:00 Back to your hotel