Suzhou and Hangzhou are the two well known tourist cities nearby Shanghai. This 10 hours Hangzhou tour from Shanghai will lead you to visit the best known site in Hanghzou – West Lake, and the Qinghefang Old Style Street. It would be a tour about sightseeing and food culture.
West Lake, Qinghefang Old Street
Tour guide + private vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch
AM:At 08:30 our guide and driver will wait you in your hotel lobby. Then board the car and after an 2 hours driving we will get to Hangzhou. Hangzhou city has a history of 2200 years and used to be the capital Wuyue Kingdom and the South Song Dynasty. After arrival we will pay a visit to 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.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: Afterward pay a visit to the Qinghefang Old Street to explore the well preserved ancient Chinese style buildings and view the old appearance of Hangzhou City. The street is also a welcomed place for shopping, eating, and leisure among local people. After the tour drive back to your hotel in Shanghai at around 19:00.
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.
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 a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.