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Hangzhou Night Tour with Impression West Lake Show

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    What to Expect
    Pick up service is arranged at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou or Hangzhou train station.

    Firstly, visit Hefang Historical Street. With brilliant culture and long history, it is regarded as a typical symbol of ancient Hangzhou. It represents the old story and showcases the folk culture of Hangzhou, which is an ideal place for shopping, to buy souvenirs, taste local snacks as well as savor the beautiful artifacts. Besides, there are some local popular restaurant, if you like, you can have dinner here, our guide will give you good recommendation.

    Then you will walk around the lakeside to see the local life.

    After that, you will enjoy one of famous natural shows in China, the “Impression West Lake Show”. This show lasts around 1 hour, which was directed by Zhangyimou, Fanyue and Wangchaoge. Filmmaker Zhang is the mastermind of many renowned stage spectacles, including the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The show is praised “A scene in heaven and a dream on earth”. It is definitely a magnificent show with a tremendous music, culture and history set on the stunning backdrop of West Lake. With the colorful light bright during the show, dancing on the surface of the lake appears particularly prominent. This show even give State leaders and their spouses in Hangzhou for the G20 Summit a feast for the eyes with a gala on the city's much-storied West Lake in 2016.

     Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel and your tour ends.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service is arranged at Hangzhou train station or Hangzhou downtown hotel.
    Departure Time
    4:30 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown
    • Bottled water
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Private city transfer
    • Optional activities
    • Dinner
    • Personal expense
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please provide round-trip train itinerary in "special requirement" block if pickup from Hangzhou Train Station is required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed June 28, 2019

    Where to start. . . It is the most amazing show that I have ever seen. I personally think that the one thing that sets it apart is the stage used. I don't think I will see a stage as big or as beautiful again...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank DaveTM72
    Reviewed August 13, 2018

    Our cruise on West Lake itself was in the afternoon, and it was a beautiful day; we enjoy boat trips, and it was very pleasant, also seeing some of the statues that appear on the backside of Chinese currency. However, the real jewel of West...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    1  Thank LiveForTravel1958
    Reviewed May 10, 2018

    At night you can go to see the spectacular performance of the Chinese director Zhang Yimou, Impression West Lake. The show takes place every evening (if weather allows), with the first starting at 19:15 and the second starting at 21:45. The show is about an...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    2  Thank YairBarZohar
    Reviewed April 2, 2018

    Enduring memories of Hangzhou show is the updated version of Impression West Lake show after G20 Summit in 2016. We have viewed the show by late March this year and opined that this should be a "must" for visitors, local or overseas. Both the light...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    1  Thank YTCHENG
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