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Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

  • Learn about the history and traditions of geishas in Kyoto
  • Visit places where Memoirs of a Geisha was filmed
  • Let your guide handle navigation through the Gion district
Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train
From US$ 150.00
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Round trip fast train fare, entrance fee to Linyin temple, tasty local lunch, private guide, driver and door to door private transfer service are all inclusive
From US$ 150.00
Guide with local transport
Private guide service and local uber taxi, round trip 2nd class fast train fare during the tour are inclusive. ( lunch and entrance fees at your own cost)
From US$ 195.00
Outside of scenic West Lake, Hangzhou’s main attractions can be hard to access by public transportation—and communicating with taxi drivers is tough. On this tour from Shanghai, travel with a private guide who will handle any language issues and navigation to sights including Lingyin Temple and Hefang Street. Hotel pickup and drop-off make for a seamless experience, and you upgrade to include private transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
What to Expect
Greet your guide at your Shanghai hotel and ride the bullet train to Hangzhou. Begin with a visit to Lingyin Temple (upgrade to include entrance fees) with its rich Buddhist carvings, many of which date back more than 1,000 years.

Next, continue to a tea farm to taste some of the Longjing (Dragon Well) green tea for which Hangzhou is famous. After a lunch on Hangzhou specialties (included if you upgrade), learn about tea culture as you hike through the rice fields.

No visit to Hangzhou would be complete without exploring UNESCO-listed West Lake. Soak up the views as you wander among lotus, pagodas, and bridges.

Finally, shop for souvenirs on Hefang Street before your guide escorts you back to your Shanghai hotel.
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Unforgettable tour to Hangzhou with Sunny

We, a party of six had a good fortune of traveling from Shanghai to Hangzhou. It was unforgettable experience. We enjoyed the Lama Temples, tea plantation and lunch and were fascinated by the West Lake. Well done Sunny! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mobile785719
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bullet train

Very fast but comfortable reaching speeds up to 320 km per hour and able to do better but the tracks were not stable enough for that. The station is very modern but again like everywhere in China crawling with people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 446emmyb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Excellent Trip To Hangzhou

This tour is really a Private tour. There was only me and my wife in the tour therefore we were in control on the pace of the trip. I did not know where Hangzhou city at all until I had taken this trip, and I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Virgilio M
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Great Day in Hangzhou

We made arrangements to go to Hangzhou with a guide named Lily Zhang. Hangzhou is wonderful historic venue with many great sights and things to see. What made the day great was our guide. Lily has excellent English skills and is also knowledgeable, quick, highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GlobeTrotting768555
Reviewed 28 October 2018
Enchanting day in Hangzhou!

This Hangzhou trip was the highlight of my visit to Shanghai and this part of China. I went on a cool, misty day so the lake and mountains and green surroundings looked lovely and mystical, like a traditional Chinese painting! My guide, Lily, met me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anne M
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Anne M
11 October 2018|
Response from ashDawn | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they will. We were very pleased with this tour 😍
Lay B L
21 May 2018|
Response from SJD1223 | Reviewed this property |
It takes between 60 and 90 minutes from Shanghai on the bullet train. The day trip takes about 10 hours. If you have a private guide, I believe that you could extend the trip, although I felt like saw everything I wanted to... More