1. China
  2. Zhejiang
  3. Hangzhou
  4. West Lake

Private tour of serenity and beauty of nature in Hangzhou

Product ID: 121032
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Explore the main highlights of the fascinating city of Hangzhou, taking a boat around West Lake, experience a Chinese tea ceremony at Meijiawu tea village and walk through the Bamboo lined path at Yunqi to see the beautiful nature of Hangzhou.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English

Pickup included

Hangzhou Train Station or Hangzhou Downtown
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a cruise around West Lake, the highlight of Hangzhou
  • Exlpore Meijiawu tea village to learn about the Gragon Well Green Tea culture
  • Walk along the Bamboo Lined Path at Yunqi to experience the beautiful nature of Hangzhou
Full description
Meet your guide upon pick-up at around 9:30 AM in downtown Hangzhou. Then visit West Lake, which was awarded as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 because it reflects "an ideal fusion of humans and nature." Take a boat cruise to fully experience the serenity and beautiful nature of West Lake. Next visit Guo's Classic Garden, considered to be the best existing traditional private garden in Hangzhou and a great place to relax and revel in the beauty of Song-era tea houses and pavilions. 

Enjoy your lunch at a local Chinese restaurant and then experience a culinary adventure in a tea farmer’s house. The most delicious part of your day will be the meal of your choice served family style and enjoy the beautiful tea village while eating. Continue to Meijiawu green tea plantation and village, the origin place of the most famous variety of green tea, Longjing, with beautiful natural scenery. There are many tea houses in the tea village and you will have a chance to sample local tea. You can also learn how the farmer produce the tea.

Later, explore Bamboo Lined Path at Yunqi, which is a 1 kilometer stone-paved path that cuts through a dense bamboo forest all the way to Yunqi Valley, which is an ideal and quiet place to get away from the crowds for you to relax. Your final stop is Qinghefang Old Street, a good place to experience the lifestyle of old Hangzhou since it is the epitome of historic Hangzhou. You can see well-preserved old buildings, explore interesting boutiques and shop for unique souvenirs. At around 5:00 PM, when the tour is concluded, you will dropped off again at Hangzhou Train Station or your hotel in Hangzhou.

Includes
  • Transportation in a private vehicle with air-conditioning
  • English & Chinese speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee to all the attractions and activities
  • Bottle of water is provided
  • Hotel and railway station pick-up and drop off in Hangzhou downtown
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch

From US$ 138 per person

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Product ID: 121032