Experience amazing Hangzhou and Wuzhen Water Town. This 2 days tour offer you a great opportunity to explore the city such as West Lake and Lingyin Temple as well as the famous water town - Wuzhen. You can see the temple, lake, park and water town in such limited time. All entrance fees, private guide and transfer service are all inclusive. Please cover the lunch by your own expense.
- Wander along West Lake - the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO;
- Visit Lingyin Temple - it is a famous ancient Buddhist monastery survived for over 1600 years and considered as one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples of China;
- Enjoy the Tea Ceremony in Tea Museum and learn about tea culture and history;
- Stroll in Wuzhen Water Town - a famous town with thousands of years of history, one of the six great ancient towns in the south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River.
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby of your Hangzhou downtown at 8:30am or your request time, you will find your name on a welcome signage so you can easily recognize the guide then start your exciting sightseeing tour.
The first stop is West Lake, it is the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, noted for the scenic beauty, attracts tourists from all over the world.
Wandering along the lake, enjoy the breathtaking scenery - pavilions, pagodas and embankments, etc and hear a Folk fairy tale - Legend of White Snake from your guide. The west lake cruise will last around 50 minutes then you can choose take either the west lake cruise or the small boat on the lake.
Afterwards, go to Former Residence of Hu Xueyan. It is the luxuriest residence of a merchants in the end of the Chinese Qing Dynasty. You can see its habitable rooms blend with its gardens and its building materials can be compared favorably with the imperial palace. You can just find a trace of Hu Xueyan's legendary life there and listen the amazing story from your guide.
At the lunch time, your tour guide can recommend some authentic Chinese restaurants that cater whatever you are craving for. Please cover the lunch by your own expense.
Afternoon, go to Tea Museum that is the only one, the tea theme museum in China, learn about the tea culture. You also can have the chance to watch the tea ceremony and drink teas in a quiet and peaceful place.
Please note: it's closed every Monday, if you choose the tour on Monday then you can visit tea plantation instead.
Head to the last destination - Lingyin Temple, which is located in the Feilaifeng scenic spot. Lingyin Temple is one of the top ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China, also one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes. On the way to the temple, there are a large number of grottos and religious rock carvings.
Meet your guide in your center hotel lobby of Hangzhou at 8:00am or your request time, take around 1 - 1.5 hour trip to Wuzhen Water Town.
On the way to Wuzhen, your experienced tour guide will give your some brief introduction about the village so you can better know the background and history behind in Wuzhen even Hangzhou.
This time we will lead you to East Gate of Wuzhen, visit the interesting lanes and bridges, to picture the original style of the architectures, stroll through various types of the bridges, to taste the local favor of the cuisine, etc.
Unlike West Gate, it's more leisure here, there are 72 ancient bridges, in hence, the number of stone bridges are the most ancient towns in China. Firstly, you will have a stop at the Hundred-Bed Exhibition Hall, which is the museum showing the ancient beds in the south of the Yangtze River. Afterwards, enjoy visiting the wood carving hall, which is known for the wood carvings that cover most of its structure. It's lots to see and say in Wuzhen, such as Huiyuan pawnshop and temples , please wandering this ancient town, while hearing the stories about the local residents.
In addition, you also can purchase the local specialty or man-made handcraft, it is bring you the deeply memory back home.
Afterwards, drive back to Hangzhou and drop you off at centrally located hotel to conclude the amazing day trip.
|Group Size||Adult(Age:8-80) Price/p.p||Child(Age:4-7) Price/p.p||Infant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p|
|1 Number||$ 770||$ 80||Free|
|2 Number||$ 430||$ 80||Free|
|3 Number||$ 317||$ 80||Free|
|4 Number||$ 270||$ 80||Free|
|5 Number||$ 230||$ 80||Free|
|6 Number||$ 210||$ 80||Free|
|7 Number||$ 195||$ 80||Free|
|8 Number||$ 180||$ 80||Free|
|9 Number||$ 170||$ 80||Free|
|10 Number||$ 165||$ 80||Free|
English-speaking tour guide service fee
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Gas, toll & parking lot fees
All entrance tickets to the sights listed above
Gratuity to the guide and driver
The quoted price is for an 8-hour tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 8 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.
Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide and 50CNY to 100CNY for the driver.
Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.
For the lunch, we will take you to the authentic Chinese local restaurant catering for the locals with great dishes. Please cover the lunch by your own cost.
We conduct only private tour but not group tour and won't mix you with others.
Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won't take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.