Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour With Authentic Lunch

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service is arranged at Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


In addition to those must-see attractions on most of the tour itineraries, Hangzhou offers much more off-the-beaten-track activities or culture highlights that can provide a different experience. The first sight you should not miss is Grand Canal Hangzhou about 1,764 kilometers (1,200 miles) long, is the longest and greatest man-made waterway in ancient China. And a visit to the South Song Dynasty Official Kiln Museum. Official Kiln is Guan Yao in Chinese which produces high-class chinaware for royalty - either for daily use or decoration. The last stops are Former Residence of Hu Xueyan to see the old architectures in Hangzhou.

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Stop At: Jinghang grand canal Hangzhou, Hangzhou, Zhejiang

Pick up service is arranged at your hotel in Hangzhou downtown or Hangzhou train station, you will find a welcome signage.
You'll head to the Grand Canal Hangzhou at Gongchen Bridge Section and visit the Qiaoxi Historic Block. A man-made waterway (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage), Grand Canal has a history of over 1,300 years. About 1,764 kilometers (1,200 miles) long, is the longest and greatest man-made waterway in ancient China, far surpassing the next two of the world: the Suez and Panama Canals. Running from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province in the south to Beijing in the north and connecting different river systems, Grand Canal contributed greatly to ensuring that the Chinese primary economy thrived in past dynasties. Each of the stone stairs and riverside residential buildings has a story to tell. Taking a cruise on the Grand Canal to experience the oldest and longest man-made canal in the world.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Southern Song Dynasty Guan Kiln Museum, Hangzhou, Zhejiang

After an Authentic Hangzhou lunch, head to Official Kiln Museum of the Southern Song Dynasty. Hangzhou was the capital of the Southern Song Dynasty (11271279) in Chinese history. Hangzhou flourished as a major porcelain production center during the reign of the Southern Song Dynasty. The museum has three sections each showing the rich history of porcelain in China - Ancient kiln protection, a relic display and an ancient imitation workshop.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Former residence of Xueyan Hu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang

Then continue to visit Former Residence of Hu Xueyan. It was built in 1872 and finished in 1875 when Hu Xueyan was in his career peak. This old residence is a building with Traditional Chinese architectural features and Western architectural style. It is long in north and south, wide in east and west, covering an area of 10.8 acres with building area of 5815 square metres. Its layout, no matter on the buildings style or the furniture, can be called the luxuriest residence of the merchants in the end of the Chinese Qing Dynasty (1639-1912).

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: QingHeFang, Hangzhou, Zhejiang

Then walk along the Qinghefang Pedestrian Street. Qinghefang Pedestrian Street has a total length of 460 meters. It is the best-preserved historical street in Hangzhou. A great number of time-honored shops with over a hundred year are located here.
After the whole day tour, you are transferred back to your midtown hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou Train Station.

Duration: 1 hour


Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown

Bottled water

Professional English-speaking guide

Air-conditioned private vehicle

Private city transfer


Entry/Admission - Former residence of Xueyan Hu


Optional activities

Personal expense


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not 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