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Private Hangzhou Highlights Day Tour Without Shopping Stop

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Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China

Pick up service is arranged at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station around 9:30am

Your first stop for the tour is West lake, which is a famous symbol of Hangzhou.You will take the boat cruise around West Lake, it covers an area about 6.7 square kilometers and located west side of Hangzhou city. It is an ideal place of tranquility. When you sit in the boat, our guide will show most famous top ten views around lake, tell some stories happened here. West Lake was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List under the category of cultural lanscapes in 2011.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China

Move on to Lingyin Temple (Including Peak Fly From Afar). It is oldest and largest temple in southern part of China and founded in 326AD,during the Eastern Jin Dynasty.Lingyin Temple also known as Temple of Soul’s Retreat is one of the most famous scenic spots around the West Lake. Outside the temple we can visit the very unique Grotto where you will see large Buddhist rock carvings in Peak Flying from Afar. The temple itself also has a lot to see.This temple is very popular tourisr destination, with an estimated 4.5 million visitors annually.

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China

In the afternoon, you will visit Longjing Green Tea Plantation and Village (Meijiawu), where is the origin place of the most famous variety of green tea, Longjing, is a variety of roasted green tea from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Nowadays, Tea culture is very important part of Chinese culture. During this tour, we special design a activity for you to learn the Hangzhou locals tea culture and let you know more anout Dragon Well Green Tea And our guide or Tea Farmer will show you how to pick the leaves, how to fry the leaves and how to drink the best tea in China.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Hefang Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002 China

Finally, head to Qinghefang Old Street. It is an historic street that was a commercial and residential center in the 12 century, during the Southern Song Dynasty. The prsent street was restored in 2002.Tranditional bussinesses that were restored, such as Zhangxiaoquan Scissors Shop, the Hu Qing Yu Tang traditional Chinese pharmacies... This area is an ideal place to experience and explore Hangzhou's traditions and folk customs.

After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel or transfer to Hangzhou train station.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup & Drop-off service is arranged at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station.
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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
  • Boat Ride on West Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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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