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Private Hangzhou Half Day Sightseeing Tour

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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. Half day Hangzhou tour includes the following attractions.

    First, 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 30 minutes

    Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China

    After that, move to the Meijiawu Tea Village: Drogon Well Tea, also known as Longjing tea, is a variety of roasted green tea from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China where it is produced mostly by hand and has been renowned for its high quality, earning the China Famous Tea title. Meijiawu Tea village is seated at the hinterland of West Lake Park and it boasts the most important Dragon tea production basis. Here you are in an original natural environment, just relax your feelings and enjoy the special tea culture, taste the fragrant tea while appreciating the beautiful village scenery. And our guide or Tea Farmer will show you how to pick the leaves, how to fry the leaves and how to drink the best tea in China.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Southern Song Imperial Street, Zhongshan Middle Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002 China

    The last stop is the Song Dynasty Imperial Street. Has been renamed Zhongshanlu Beiduan, but still leads to the Palace of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127AD). The road that stretches 400 meters (1,310ft) is lined with snack bars that offer local delicacies and shops that sell antiques, embroidered items and silks among others.

    After the tour ends, our tour guide and driver will drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou Train Station
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown
    • Boat Ride Fee
    • Bottled water
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Private city transfer
    • Optional activities
    • Personal expense
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please provide round-trip train itinerary in "special requirement" block if pickup from Hangzhou Train Station is required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

    We booked at the very last minute (the night before) for the experience but everything still went perfectly. The tour was just as how we expected it to be with timely pick-up, knowledgeable and friendly guide, customized to our interests, private car with AC (perfect...More

    Thank 408nhun
    Reviewed 29 June 2019

    David, our guide was very friendly, sociable. I have to been to China for many times already and have joined a lot of tours over there, so far, David is the one who I can said speaks very fluent English. He toured us around Hangzhou...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Hymn_2007
    Reviewed 14 March 2019 via mobile

    Whilst my partner was attending a conference, I decided to book this tour to occupy my time and learn more about Hangzhou. It turned out to be a really eye opening experience for me! The car and driver were a very comfortable and time saving...More

    Thank J3560AQangelam
    Reviewed 18 November 2018

    We had half a day to spare so we booked this trip. Bonnie was an excellent guide, the car was comfortable and the timing worked beautifully, Thoroughly enjoyed the stroll around, the boat trip, the visit to the tea area and the souvenir shopping. Happy...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank CitizenDave
    Reviewed 17 November 2018

    We had an afternoon flight out after a couple of days on business. We were picked up at 9am on the dot and returned to our hotel at 2pm perfectly on schedule to head to the airport. Very much enjoyed our walk around the gardens...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank David B
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