The 2 days fully guided Hangzhou tour service includes: all private transfer, guide service, entrance fee, and lunch on both days. The only thing you need to do is to book a hotel you like and then get ready to enjoy the tour.
West Lake, Guo Garden, China National Tea Museum, Leifeng Pagoda, Lingyin Temple, Bamboo lined path at Yunqi, Meijiawu Tea Village, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Song Dynasty Street
Tour guide + private vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch
Attractions: West Lake, Guo Garden, China National Tea Museum, Leifeng Pagoda (Lunch)
In the morning, our guide and driver will greet you at your hotel or Hangzhou train station by holding the name board. Your tour will begin with a 45 minutes boat ride on the West Lake which is ringed by hills on three sides. On the boat you will pass by some of the highlight sites of the lake: the historic pagodas, the traditional Chinese style arched bridges, tree-lined walkways, green islands and gardens, etc. The boat riding will end at Flower Harbor Park Wharf. You may meet many kinds of flowers. And you will make a stop at the Red Carp Pond for fish watching. Afterward to a visit to traditional Chinese style Guo Garden which was built in the Late Qing Dynasty at 1907 by a local silk merchant named Song Ruifu.
After lunch, pay a visit to China National Tea Museum to learn about the history of tea and tea culture in China. After that we will continue to visit Leifeng Pagoda which was originally built in 975 by the local governor to celebrate his son’s birth. Now the pagoda is a symbol of Hangzhou City. It stands on bank of the West Lake and is well known among all Chinese people due to the TV program Baishe Zhuan. Taking an elevator to the top of the pagoda, tourists could have an overlook of the West Lake. Back to hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel booked by you
Attractions: Lingyin Temple, Bamboo lined path at Yunqi, Meijiawu Tea Village, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Song Dynasty Street (Lunch)
At about 09:00 please meet our guide and driver in your hotel lobby. Then drive to pay a visit to the 1700 years old Lingyin Temple, one of the top sites to go in Hangzhou. Nowadays the Linyin Temple keeps about 470 Buddhist figures which can be dated back to the 10th-14th centuries. After then take a walk on the Bamboo Lined Path at Yunqi to enjoy some relaxing and tranquil time.
In the afternoon, pay a visit to Six Harmonies Pagoda on the north bank of Qiantang River. In 970 of the Song Dynasty, to stop the tidal bore, local governor built the pagoda. After that we will pay a visit to the Meijiawu Tea Village where you will witness the vast tea plantation, watch the tea making process and you could optionally try some freshly made Longjing Tea. At last take a walk on the north part of Zhongshan Road which is also known as the Song Dynasty Imperial Street. In the old Chinese style street you will meet lots of local food and snacks. After the tour, transfer back to hotel or train station.
Our expert consultant will have your booking confirmed in 12 hours. We accept the last-minute booking for most of time even if time is pressing. After your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email which includes the agreed detailed itinerary with prices.
A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour guide
Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.
If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.