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  2. Zhejiang
  3. Hangzhou

Hangzhou: Full-Day Picturesque Tour

Product ID: 81969
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This elaborately designed tour will explore the beauty of Hangzhou by visiting its most highlighted attractions including Lingyin Temple, West Lake, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Six Harmonies Pagoda.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

You will be informed of the nearest pick-up hotel to meet with your guide. If you take a 1-hour bullet train from Shanghai, your tour guide will be holding a name sign and will meet you at the exit of Hangzhou Bullet Train Station.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy daily pick-up from most major hotels in downtown Hangzhou or from the railway station
  • Explore the beauty of Hangzhou by visiting Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, West Lake and Six Harmonies Pagoda
  • Experience local tea culture at Meijiawu Tea Plantation
Full description
On this tour, you will visit Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, West Lake and Six Harmonies Pagoda. The local tour operator will reject your booking if you do not inform your hotel name for pick-up at time of booking.

Lingyin Temple, whose literal translation means 'Temple of Soul’s Retreat,' is one of the largest Buddhist temples in China and also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hangzhou. At Meijiawu Tea Plantation, you will find one of the major production bases of the Dragon Well Tea variety. You will also experience profound local tea culture and local life here.

Afterwards, continue on to West Lake formed from a shallow bay during ancient times from the Qiantang River which runs into the sea. It was formerly named Wulin Waters, Golden Buffalo Lake, Qiantang Lake and Xizi Lake. However, as it lies in the west of Hangzhou, it was later named West Lake. A 1-hour boat ride is inclusived after lunch. Six Harmonies Pagoda is a masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture and a major tourist attractions in Hangzhou. It is also one of the best places to appreciate the impressive Qiantang tidal bores. 
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up from most hotels in downtown Hangzhou by air-conditioned coach
  • Admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • 1-hour cruise on West Lake
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers between attractions
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Gratuities for the guide and driver (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

If your hotel is not served by the pick-up service, please meet at Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou, 333 West Lake Avenue, Hangzhou.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• This tour is a SIC tour, meaning seat-in-coach with a driver and a tour guide. You will share a coach with other passengers
• Hotel information should be provided 24-hours before departure
• Please note that thpick-up service is only available to guests staying in downtown Hangzhou hotels
• If you live in the outskirts of Hangzhou, please go to Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou to join in this tour. The hotel pick-up time is 08:30
• If you take bullet train from Shanghai to Hangzhou, your tour guide will be holding a sign with your name at the exit of the station. Please save the cell phone number of your guide which can be found on your confirmation voucher
• More than 4 trains running between Shanghai Hongqiao Station and Hangzhou East Station is available. Please inform which train you will take: G2365 (07:12/08:18), G1371 (07:22/08:23), G7395(07:27/08:33), G1341(07:32/0831), D3131(07:37/0838), G1631(07:54/08:49), G85(08:00/08:45), G7549
Customer reviews
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Review summary
Service
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Organization
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Value for money
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