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Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China
Pick up service can be arranged at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou downtown or Hangzhou train station, you will find a welcome signage.
Firstly, take a Boat Ride on the Westlake. West Lake has an area of 5.6 square kilometers (2.2 square miles) and is the symbol of Hangzhou which lies on its banks and is a place of tranquility. On the boat you can see one of the Ten Best Views of West Lake--Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. The occasional pagoda and Chinese-style arched bridges add atmosphere to the tree-lined walkways, verdant islands and hills make West Lake a very special part of any China experience.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China
Next, move to the Meijiawu Tea Village. Here is reputed for its history of serving exquisite tea. There, elaborate tea ceremonies are held, and you will be able to understand why partaking in tea ceremony is of such importance for the Chinese. This picturesque village will enable you to experience the pleasure of a perfect cup of tea, watch several tea ceremonies, and most interestingly select tea under professional supervision. The tea produced in Meijiawu Tea Village is one of the best varieties of West Lake Dragon Well tea, considered by many the best tea in China, and hence best in the world. You will have a chance to learn the local tea culture and try a cup of best green tea in China.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Xitang Ancient Town, Xitang Town, Jiashan County 314100 China
After lunch, drive you to Xitang Water Village. Xitang is an ideal daytrip from Hangzhou. It is a town steeped in history with a beautiful setting to complete its allure. With a flat terrain and numerous rivers allowing for picturesque old bridges to connect the pieces of land, Xitang makes for a stunning place for photography and gazing. Upon on your arrival, our guide will take you to explore Xitang Water Village, visit the 104 Old Bridges and 122 Old Lanes and walk along the Ceilinged Corridors, take a stroll in this ancient town, you can encounter many historical sites and exquisite artifacts. And taking a traditionally-decorated boat sailing on the water of Xitang is the highlighted experience.(The boat ride is Optional).
Free on your own for a while to explore Xitang Water Town, then you will be taken back to Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station and your tour ends.
Duration: 3 hours