Hangzhou Sightseeing Private Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Shanghai hotels or Shanghai airport(Pudong or Hongqiao airport)

Overview

The one-day tour in Hangzhou show you the highlights of the city, including the West Lake,the Lingyin Temple and  the China National Silk Museum, which is one of the first national-level museums in China and the largest silk museum in the world.The different exhibition halls show you everything from the oldest relics used to make silk to the process of weaving silk to the history of the Silk Road. You can try weave it yourself. Walk along the West Lake and take a boat to enjoy the lake view.

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Meet your private guide upon pickup at your hotel lobby or the railway station in Hangzhou.Set out on a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle.

The first stop is Lingyin Temple (translated as Temple of Soul's Retreat or 'Temple of Inspired Seclusion'), which is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes.
Afterwards, youre driven to the China National Silk Museum, which is one of the first national-level museums in China and the largest silk museum in the world, covering an area of 50,000 square meters and a building area of 8,000 square meters. As the largest specialized museum on textiles in China, the main goal of CNSM is to research and conserve Chinese textile relics. The different exhibition halls show you everything from the oldest relics used to make silk to the process of weaving silk to the history of the Silk Road. You can try weave it yourself.
Please enjoy the local lunch and take a break. Hangzhou dishes are noted for their elaborate preparation,sophisticated cooking and refreshing taste. For example: Beggar's Chicken (a chicken baked in clay), West Lake Fish in Sweet Sour Source (vinegar coated fish fresh caught from the lake), Dongpo Pork (braised pork) and Fried Shrimps with Longjing Tea, etc.
Next go to West Lake,which is a freshwater lake in Hangzhou, China. It is divided into five sections by three causeways. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake. West Lake has influenced poets and painters throughout Chinese history for its natural beauty and historic relics, and it was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, described as an idealized fusion between humans and nature".

Walk along the West Lake and take a boat to enjoy the lake view, the performance of a combination of the beautiful natural landscape of Hangzhou as well as its delicate culture. After that move to visit the oldest Chinese medicine shop in the Qing Hefang Street. Enjoy some free time over there before go back to your hotel or nearby railway station in Hangzhou.

Inclusions

  • Full-day Hangzhou city tour with West Lake cruise, Lingyin Temple, the China National Silk Museumand and the Qing Hefang Street
  • Take in the tranquil and scenic landscapes surrounding West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Learn about one of China's most important exports at the China National Silk Museum
  • Walk along to Qinghefang Street,which is the only well-preserved antique street in Hangzhou
  • Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance and Boat fees

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Vehicles are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

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