Discovery the beautiful" heaven city" hangzhou with a nice private tour guide
Hangzhou was settled as early as 4, 700 years ago, thus giving birth to aurora Liangzhu civilization, one of the seven ancient capitals and the key scenic tourism historic and culture city in China. Famous for its west lake, once was applauded as the "most splendid city in the world " by the famous Italian traveler Maco Polo in the 13th century.
Take this full day private excursion to the beautiful "heavenly city" Hangzhou and enjoy the beautiful natural scenery on the UNESCO site West lake area , visit a tea village to learn the local tea culture and enjoy the beautiful countryside landscape with tea terrace, stop at the remarkable stone buddha carvings along Feilai moutain and learn the religious culture and history in the famous senic spot area in Linyin. scroll along the old Hefang pedestrian street showcasing a variety of Chinese crafts , snacks and local culture. .
Suggested Itinerary :
You will be picked up at your hotel lobby and you will take taxi to the train station with your guide. Ride the fast train. First visit lingyin scenic spot , here you will be marveled at the incrediable stone buddhas carved along the limestone mountain as well as the beautiful mountain scenery.
Then to local tea farm where you will taste Hangzhou-cuisine at the home made restaurant and taste some local famous dragon well green tea, meanwhile appreciate the beautiful countryside landscapes with tea plantation and learn the tea culture and picking.
next to UNESCO site West Lake -the "golden name card "of Hangzhou and famed as the beautiful natural scenery and its historic sites and cultural relics, visit some top 10 attractions along the lake, have a walk in the lotus flower park and learn the history and some well-know love story such as "white lady snake", enjoy its splendid view of the lake area.
Later to the old hefang street. an century old street with local flavors.
Back to Shanghai
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel lobby or other place as specified
End location: Hotel lobby or other place as specified
Duration: 11 hours
Fast train ,local private sedan car or van based on the No.s of the travelers
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 USD - 1.Round trip train fare about USD 36.00 per person round trip, guide's train fare shall also be covered by clients.
2. Lunch : Depends on what you order , about USD 10-15.00 per pax.
3. Taxi fare from hotel to train station and back to hotel : about USD 25.00 round trip
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Very pleasant and knowledgeable guide. She made our experience everything it could have been. English was excellent . Very open and sharing. Highly recommend her.