This is a private, full-day trip from Shanghai to Hangzhou. After you are picked up in your hotel lobby in the early morning, you will take a bullet train to Hangzhou. This is the fastest way to Hangzhou and you can experience train speeds of up to 300 kilometers per hour.
Your tour begins at one of Hangzhou's signature sites, the West Lake. Enjoy a lake cruise to see the top ten West Lake scenic views. You will then be taken to experience the wonderful cuisine of Hangzhou at a local restaurant.
After lunch, you will visit Faxi temple, a well-known Temple dating back to the Jin Dynasty. See its famous wooden Buddha. Here, you will see fewer tourists and more locals.
Finally, enjoy a cup of green tea when you visit thefamous Longjing village to see wild fields ofLongjing tea bushes where the localsproduce the world famous green tea- Longjing Tea. In the village, all localsare tea farmers and you will see the entire procedure of making the famous tea and will get the chance to taste the best quality emperor tea.
Afterwards, you will take the bullet train back to Shanghai and you will be returned to your hotel.
Please note: We do have 2 tour options for you.
Option 1: Private tour which means the tour is only for your group and you will have private car servicewith you all day in Hangzhou.
Option 2: Small group tour which means other travelers will join the tour together. We will only provide private car service if the group reach minimum 3 travelers. Otherwise we will use Premier cab instead.