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HZ05: 2 Days Private Hangzhou City Tour

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Day 1 Hangzhou
West Lake
Welcome to Hangzhou! Our professional guide will pick you up at the airport or railway station and then we will start this private Hangzhou tour with the Six Harmonious Pagoda standing on the top of a hill by the Qiantang River. A comfortable drive will be offered to reach the tower.

Lunch is on your own arrangement, and our guide is willing to offer you some recommended restaurants. After that, you will be delivered to the Arts and Crafts Live Exhibition Hall. You can not only enjoy a large collection of silk parasols, silk fabrics, bamboo paper, oil-paper umbrellas and folding fans there, but also watch the making process of these items and even experience the fan-painting by yourself. Getting out of the hall, you will be led to board a ship at the nearby wharf to cruise down the Grand Canal.

Disembark at Xiangji Temple Wharf after around 15 minutes, and then our guide will accompany you to the nearby Dadou Road Historical Block which used to be a prosperous commercial district back in the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). Now you can see an eyeful of old-style grey-tiled buildings, including restaurants, cafés, tea houses and handicrafts shops, lining along the flagstone-paved roads.

When today's Hangzhou tour package is over, you will be transferred to a hotel in downtown area and our guide will help you with the check-in procedure.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Hangzhou
Buddha statues on Peak Flown From Afar
To most visitors, it is an acceptable theory that the most beautiful scenery of Hangzhou lies in the West Lake. Today, you will have a full morning feeling the charm of this picturesque lake by a boat ride. You must feel like drifting in a scroll of Chinese landscape painting with surrounding pavilions, bridges, plants, and hills casting their reflection on the water.

After that, continue the Hangzhou city tour to the Flower Harbor where you can view shoals of fish in the ponds and even feed them if interested. Then we will climb up the nearby Wushan Mountain to view the full scenery of the West Lake at the City God Pavilion on the hilltop.

At noon, you can have lunch at your own expense and then a visit to the Peak Flown From Afar and the Lingyin Temple will be scheduled in the afternoon. After immersing yourself in the tranquil atmosphere and profound Buddhist culture there, our guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and see you off.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
HangzhouSofitel Hangzhou Westlake Zhongwei Sunny Hotel
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$319  
$269  
$209  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$279  
$229  
$169  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
Questions & Answers
Asked by irene tan from MALAYSIA | Dec. 20, 2017 05:48Reply
I will be visiting Hangzhou on 29/12/2017 to 5/1/2018. Pls advise which date should I avoid ?
I will be staying In hangzhou for 3 days from 29/12 to 31/12/2017 and then proceed to Huangshan on 1/1/2018 for another 3 days. Is it good planning for these date or it will be better to go Huangshan after 3/1/2018
Answers (1)
Answered by Henry from CANADA | Dec. 21, 2017 01:24
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It is during the New Year Holiday between Dec. 30, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018, and there will be many people in both places. To travel in HZ, u are suggested to depart for the attractions early in the morning. And it is best to avoid visiting the Yellow Mountain on Jan. 1, 2018.
Asked by YS tang from MALAYSIA | Aug. 23, 2017 21:14Reply
The most economy transport recommended from Hangzhou Airport to Baileqiao, Lingyin Road
Dear friend, I will arrive by Airasia flight at 2230 hrs on 02/09/2017. My hotel is To-night INN at 178, Baileqiao, Linyin Road. Please recommend the most economic transport for me to take from the airport to my hotel.
Answers (1)
Answered by Eillen from NEW ZEALAND | Aug. 28, 2017 01:15
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I'd recommend you take shuttle bus Wulinmen Line, which operates till the arrival of the last flight, and get off the terminal station - Wulinmen Civil Aviation Ticket Office. The trip shall take at most 45min and costs CNY20 per person. Then you may take a taxi to reach your hotel in 10-15min with the fare of CNY20.
Asked by Elaine from USA | Aug. 03, 2017 02:07Reply
I arrive in Shanghai September 30th to October 14.
I wanted to head to Suzhou and Hangzhou too. Any tips on when to and what sites to visit during this time?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jane from UK | Aug. 03, 2017 22:25
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1. Recommended attractions:
Shanghai: Yuyuan Garden, Xintiandi, Tianzifang, Nanjing Road, the Bund, the Oriental Pearl Tower, zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Disneyland…
Suzhou: Shantang Steet, Huqiu, Suzhou Classical Gardens, Humble Administrator's Garden, Hanshan Temple, Suzhou Museum…
Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Qiandao Lake, Leifeng Tower, Impression of West Lake (performance)

2. Tips
You are advised to visit attractions like zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Disneyland and Shantang Steet in weekdays, since there may be a lot of people on weekends in these places. You may get up very early to visit Disneyland.
The night scenery of the Bund and the Oriental Pearl Tower may be the most beautiful.
You may reserve the ticket of Impression of West Lake (performance) in advance.
Asked by rosie from UNITED KINGDOM | Jun. 26, 2017 07:26Reply
transit rule for hangzhou
hello

I hold an Italian passport and I will be transiting Hangzhou from London on to singapore
arriving on the 2nd july leaving on the 6th will I be okay to travel under the 144 transit visa free

many thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Edison from NETHERLANDS | Jun. 26, 2017 21:09
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Rosie, it is ok to travel like that and enjoy the 144 hour visa-free transit facility in Hangzhou.
Asked by Andrea Cunha from BRAZIL | May. 21, 2017 19:57Reply
How to go to Lotus International Youth Hostel from Xiaoshan Airport, Hangzhou?
The hotel is located at No.174 Shuguang Road, West Lake District - West Lake Scnic Area.
Answers (1)
Answered by Joshua from POLAND | May. 21, 2017 22:25
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Upon landing, you are advised to take shuttle bus to get to Pingyao Road first. Then take a taxi to your hotel directly. The cab fare is around CNY 20 in the day time.
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