Depart your hotel at 8:30am
Headiing to the Hangzhou city, it will take around 3 hours.”There is a paradise in heaven, On earth there is Hangzhou” is the words in our song about this fantastic metropolis. Hangzhou, one of the seven ancient capitals of China and the capital of the Zhejiang Province. The city is a wonderful mix of old and new with West Lake as the heart of the city. This historical place is famous all over China for its beauty and culture and is one of the most visited tourist cities in the world. Have you not been to Hangzhou you have not seen the real China.
Once arrive at the Hangzhou,you will start your tour from the Leifeng pagoda,Leifeng Pagoda as an important cultural and historic attraction in the West Lake Scenic Area is quite familiar and well-known both in Chinese folk culture and Chinese literature history.By the end of 1999, Hangzhou Municipal Government and Zhejiang Provincial Government officially made a decision to reconstruct and extend the original Leifeng Pagoda according to the principle of preserving the cultural relics
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch
Continue to visit the Famous West Lake, you will enjoy a cruise on this beautiful area.The West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou, comprising the West Lake and the hills surrounding its three sides, has inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th century. It comprises numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens and ornamental trees, as well as causeways and artificial islands.
Heading to the Flower Harbour Park.”Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor”, is one of the ten views at the West Lake, a famous scenic area in China. This view is to the southwest of Su Causeway. Emperor Kangxi arrived at the West Lake in 1699, and he was so taken by what he saw that he wrote an epigraph with the title “Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor.” A stele with the epigraph was erected by the side of the fishpond. Later when Emperor Qianlong traveled around Jiangnan (the area to the south of the lower reaches of the Changjiang River), he also visited the West Lake, also moved to compose verses, and he had them engraved as an epigraph on the back of Kangxi’s stele. One of them is “At the Flower Harbor under the Mountain of flowers, flowers touch fish, and fish kiss flowers.”
Continue to the Lingyin Temple,The temple was founded by the aforementioned Hui Lin in 326AD and is regarded as one of the ten most important Zen Buddhist Temples in China.
Take a deep breath among the rows of tea bushes in the vast tea plantation of Dragon Well Tea Village. If you are a tea fancier, you can also choose to spend more time here to savor the authentic Longjing green tea
Return to hotel around 7pm
DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel’s lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
It’s a heavy day with a lot of walking. So be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have a good sleep the day before
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
We offer the Authantic Chinese food in the local restaurant,if you have special request please tell us in advance
‘The quotated price is for a tour between 8 to 9 hours,additional hours are billed $15 per hour for the guide and $15 per hour for the driver.
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
In China,children’s discount are based on height,please let us know your children’s height,so we can give you the children’s discount accordingly
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Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver
Entrance Fees to all the sites listed above
Cruise on the West lake
Unlimited mineral water
Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Cable car in the Lingyin temple