Have you ever heard the picturesque Hangzhou? Hangzhou is one of the eight ancient capitals of China. Because of its beautiful scenery, it is known as “paradise on earth”. The one day Hangzhou tour will let you indulge in the picturesque West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Village, and Song Dynasty Imperial Street in the city. Our private tour guide and driver will stay with you throughout the touring time to ensure you a safe and comfortable tour.
Highlights of this tour: *Appreciate beautiful scenery in the West Lake which is listed on the World Heritage. *Visit Lingyin Temple and Feilai Peak to feel Chinese culture and splendid landscape. *The tea lovers should never miss to pay a visit to Meijiawu Tea Village. *Learn about the ancient history of China and enjoy its characteristics in Song Dynasty Imperial Street.
Tour guide + private vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch
AM:In the morning, our guide and driver will greet you at your hotel or Hangzhou train station by holding the name board. Then your Hangzhou tour will start!
Your sightseeing day 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 pay a visit to the 1700 years old Lingyin Temple, one of the top sites to go in Hangzhou.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: In the afternoon, 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.
Tips: If you need the train station pickup/drop off, we advise you book the train arriving latest at 10:00/departing earliest at 18:00.
All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
Chinese style lunch
The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group
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.