Visit Hangzhou must-see pointsDuring this Hangzhou Highlight tour, you get a chance to visit all the must-see attractions in Hangzhou.Besides,you will also visit the most unique and exciting Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop,which are only available in Hangzhou. So you can not miss this Hangzhou tour.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Hangzhou||Six Harmonies Pagoda||/|
|Day 2||Hangzhou||West Lake, Red Carp Pond,Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine,Lingyin Temple||Breakfast, Lunch,|
|Day 3||Hangzhou||Departure from Hangzhou||Breakfast|
Place & Transport: Arrival in Hangzhou
Today's Activities: Arrival in Hangzhou,Six Harmonies Pagoda
Our guide will pick you up at Hangzhou Airport or the railway station and then transfer you to the hotel for registration. In the afternoon, you will go to visit the elegant Six Harmonies Pagoda located on the verdant Yuelun Hill.
Six Harmonies Pagoda: The pagoda was once maintained in 1900 with 13 storeys of wooden eaves galleries being added around the pagoda (with two eave galleries for one floor), creating a unique style that this seven-storey pagoda is seems like a 13-storey one in the appearance. Originally built in 970 during Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), it is said that the Six Harmonies Pagoda was constructed under the suggestions of two Chan masters to suppress the river tides (according to the Buddhism), and the name of the pagoda is from the six stipulations of Buddhism. Destroyed later due to warfare, the existing Six Harmonies Pagoda of Hangzhou was rebuilt in 1163 during Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) in a timberwork with seven storeys and eight faces.Day 2
Place & Transport:Hangzhou
Today's Activities: West Lake, Red Carp Pond,Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine,Lingyin Temple
Today's tour will cover the city essence. In the morning, you are going to take boat to visit the West Lake, which is the soul of this unsophisticated city.You could visit the Red Carp Pond in the south of the Flower Harbor Park, where over one thousand of red carps are fed.
West Lake: World-known for dainty landscape of lakes and mountains as well as a mass of places of historic interests, the West Lake of Hangzhou is considered A Paradise on Earth. It was included in the World Heritage List on June 24, 2011 as the only Chinese lake in that list. The pretty of the West Lake not only lies in the lake itself but also in the surrounded bridges, pavilions and dozens of matched hills. Though the height of these hills are all not exceeding 400 meters, they are graceful on account of unique peaks, bizarre rocks and elegant springs, all together enhance the lake’s appeal to compose a gorgeous picture with the West lake in the middle, resembling all the stars bend towards the moon.
Red Carp Pond : in the south of the Flower Harbor Park, where over one thousand of red carps are fed. The park, listed in the top ten beauties of the West Lake, harmoniously combines the red pond, zigzag bridge, pavilions and evergreen scenery.
Lingyin Temple : Lingyin Temple (Temple of Soul’s Retreat), also called Yunlin Temple, is a famous ancient Buddhist monastery survived for over 1600 years in south regions of the Yangtze River.Seated in Fei Lai Feng Scenic Area in the northwest of West Lake, and hidden between the unique Flying Peak and the Northern Peak of Lingyin Mountain, Ling Yin Temple serves as a quiet and secluded tourist attraction with lavish plants, thick cloud and mist, gorgeous landscape and valuable cultural relics.
Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine which is a part of Hu Qing Yu Tang, a time-honored Chinese medicine pharmacy. Here, you could discover the history of Chinese traditional medicine as well as the introduction and producing process of Chinese herbs.
Place & Transport:Hangzhou
Today's Activities:Departure from Hangzhou
Please enjoy the free time at your own leisure this morning. Later, our guide will transfer you to take the departure flight/train on time. Wish you a pleasant journey home.
|Nov.1 - Mar.31||Luxury||Standard||Single Room Supplement *|
|10 persons Up||$222||$172||$122|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Luxury||Standard||Single Room Supplement *|
|10 persons Up||$232||$212||$132|
|Hangzhou||Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Grand Canal||Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua|
Q: Is this a private tour, or will there be other people in the car or van with us?
A: This is an exclusive private half day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
Q: Can we upgrade to a luxury and centrally located hotel?
A: Yes, You can. Sunworld Hotel Beijing or Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing is a good choice. Please contact our trip advisors for a upgraded hotel with new quotatons.
Q: I need very flexible schedule. For example, if we feel tired, can we change the plan and go back to the hotel instead of carry on the rest of the day schedule?
A: Yes, you can since it is a private tour. You have the right to change your finalised itinerary within reasonable scope. Usually you cannnot deduct the cost for your unfinished tour.
Q: We've heard a lot about the terrible food on the organised tour. Can you elaborate on the meals included?
A: For most of our pre-arranged Beijing China tour packages you take, we arrange delicious Chinese lunches or dinners at nice restaurants during your trip.
Q: What about the tour guide?
A: They all have the official licenses for tour guide service. They all love their work and are ready to render their good services to you.
Q: How about the vehicle?
A: For all the small private tours you book through us, we arrange the cars or vans like Red Flag ( Chinese National Car ), Hyundai Sonata; Van Refine 10 or Van Mercedes MB100. If you prefer deluxe or super deluxe cars or vans, please feel free to consult our trip advisors for new quotations.
Q: How about the driver?
A: All the drivers have the official licenses with over 5 years' driving experience. All drivers select the most dynamic route, observe local traffic regulations. Refrain from smoking, eating and drinking in the passenger's presence.
Q: Are gratuities included?
A: If you feel you enjoyed yourself and had a great time, gratuities are greatly appreciated.
Q: What happens if it rains?
A: The tour runs rain or shine.
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