It was a business trip and had a day off. We were picked up at my hotel lobby by my guide Sharon, she was very friendly, knowledgeable and experienced.Throughout the day, she used her way to show me the best part of the city.I really...More
Your tour begins with a pickup from your hotel in central Hangzhou/Hangzhou Railway Station. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle and, if you have specific interests, your guide can adapt the schedule to suit your needs. First stop is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: West Lake. Enjoy a boat ride and then visit Guo’s Garden (Villa), which has a backdrop of teahouses and pavilions.
Lunchtime is a highlight—visit a tea farmer’s house and learn how to cook local delicacies. Next up is Longjing Green Tea Plantation and Village, which is famous for being the origin of Longjing green tea. After tasting some, visit a bamboo-lined path in Yunqi. The last stop of the day is Qinghefang Old Street. Learn about Old Hangzhou, see historic buildings, and go shopping. The day ends with a return trip back to your starting point.
This Hangzhou highlights tour is a great way to see more peaceful, natural parts of China. Skip the crowds and busy urban areas, and instead have a guide take you to areas of natural beauty, such as West Lake, Guo’s Garden, Longjing Green Tree Plantation, and Yunqi Valley. A hassle-free day with nothing to organize as round-trip transport, lunch, a boat trip, and entrance fees are included.