Private Hangzhou Cooking Class Day Tour From Shanghai By Bullet Train

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Hangzhou train station
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
    • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
    • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
    • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
    • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Spend one day do Shanghai Side tour to Hangzhou is a good choice. This tour not only include the visit to the highlight - Westlake in Hangzhou and offers you unique experience to feel the lively city of Hangzhou - eating off the streets, walking the hidden alleyways, discovering the local foods, feeling the local culture and enjoying the new surprises. Hangzhou Cooking Class Tour brings you back an authentic Hangzhou! Explore the local market in Hangzhou, learn the Hangzhou cuisine at Chinese Hangzhou Cuisine Museum, the museum also features Hangzhou cuisine workshops and restaurants to demonstrate the food culture of Hangzhou to a greater extent, you also have a chance to learn how to make Hangzhou-style pastries in a culinary workshop at local tea farmers house in the tea village. After lunch, drink a cup of tea like the local people do and learn the production of Longjing tea, also known as Dragon Well tea. 

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Pick up service is arranged at the exit of train station in Hangzhou.

First, visit the Chinese Hangzhou Cuisine Museum, which is the only themed museum with food in China. This place makes us starving!" This comment in the visitors' book left by an American speaks for many visitors of Hangzhou Cuisine Museum. The museum consists of three sections the exhibition zone, the experience zone and the operation zone. The experience zone and operation zone are the main parts. The museum exhibits some 110 cultural relics related to the Hangzhou cuisine, a branch of the broader Zhejiang cuisine, as well as nearly 200 lifelike artificial dishes. The museum also features Hangzhou cuisine workshops and restaurants to demonstrate the food culture of Hangzhou to a greater extent. 

Next stop is a visit to the local Wet Market, which was traditionally selling the freshest produce, meat and other food products, because a majority of the goods sold are locally grown in the region. You will learn how to grocery shop like the Hangzhounese at a neighborhood wet market. Bargain hard for your daily bread so you can cook everything on todays menu!

Continue your tour to Meijiawu Tea village, here you may cook up a storm with your private chef a local tea farmer. With our local chef by your side, then fire up your wok and transform those raw ingredients into authentic Chinese food.

Enjoy the food cook by yourself.
Later, move on to Tea House. The famous tea in Hangzhou call Longjing tea in Chinese, which was granted the status of imperial tea, in the Qing dynasty by the Kangxi Emperor. You will have a chance to taste/try the local tea and know how the farmer produce the tea and recognize the quality of the Dragon Well tea. The ancient art of tea is still a way of life in China. Especially in Hangzhou!

Your final stop is the highlight in Hangzhou - Westlake which reflects "an ideal fusion of humans and nature." It was awarded as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011. Because it over the centuries, the beauty and culture of West Lake has attracted numerous literati, who left behind works of literature and poetry to describe the lake. While taking a boat on the west lake, you have a chance to see some of the top ten attractions of the lake, such as Spring Dawn at Su Causeway, Melting Snow on Broken Bridge, Three Pools Mirroring the Moon and so on. Here you will have a chance to see some of the top ten attractions area of the lake, such as Spring Dawn at Su Causeway, Melting Snow on Broken Bridge, Three Pools Mirroring the Moon and so on.

Drive back to your hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou train station after the tour is concluded.

Inclusions

  • Private vehicle with air-conditioning in the city 
  • Boat Ride on West Lake
  • Train Station pickup and drop-off
  • Professional tour guide
  • Admission tickets mentioned
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Round way train ticket

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

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

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes