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Hangzhou: Heaven on Earth Culture Full–Day Tour

Product ID: 121074
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What makes for a historically and culturally profound Hangzhou? Find out by visiting legendary Leifeng Pagoda, Silk Museum, Qing-era Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, and reputable Qinghefang Old Street.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Pickup included

Pick–up is available from the mentioned hotels. Otherwise, please go to Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou, 333 West Lake Avenue, Hangzhou at 8:30AM

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Experience

Highlights
  • Climb Leifeng Pagoda
  • Gain insight into silk culture at the China National Silk Museum
  • Explore the former residence of late Qing-era business tycoon
Full description
An air-conditioned coach will pick you up at the hotel lobby and transport you to the first destination Leifeng Pagoda. Ascend to the top via an elevator or escalator for an unobstructed view of Romantic West Lake. Head to China National Silk Museum with overwhelming silk-topic exhibitions for an insight about fashion, craftsmanship and the historical Silk Road.

Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch, and continue to the Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, a legendary and sagacious merchant, appreciate the distinctive structure style dating back to the late Qing Dynasty. Move on to historical Qinghefang Street where you can indulge yourself with art crafts, snacks in century-old shops lining the street. Visit the Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum for a basic understanding of herbal culture. Later the tour ends with coach drop-off at your hotel.

Pick-up is available from these hotels in Hangzhou:

• Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake
• Holiday Inn Hangzhou
• Culture Plaza Hotel Zhejiang
• West Lake Golden Plaza Hangzhou
• SSAW Hotel Hangzhou
• Haihua Plaza Hangzhou
• Grand Metro-park Hotel Hangzhou
• Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort
• Hangzhou Hotel
• Wuyang International Hotel
• Oriental Deluxe Hotel Zhejiang
• Hyatt Regency Hangzhou
• Hangzhou Shangri-La Hotel
• Hangzhou AmethystHotel
• Four seasons Hangzhou
• Jw Marriot Hangzhou
• Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou
• The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hangzhou
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up from selected hotels in downtown Hangzhou by air-conditioned coach
  • Admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers between attractions
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is available every Tuesday and Thursday
• In this seat-in-coach tour, you will share a coach with other travelers
• Please note that pick-up service is only available to guests staying in downtown Hangzhou hotels; for travelers staying in the outskirts of Hangzhou, please wait for pick-up at Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou at 8:30am
• If you take a bullet train from Shanghai to Hangzhou, your tour guide will meet you at the station exit with a sign reading your name
• More than 4 trains run between Shanghai Hongqiao Station and Hangzhou East Station in the early morning period: G1651 (06:56/ 08:00), D379 (07:02/08:08), G7543 (07:07/ 08:04) and G2365 (07:12/ 08:18)

From US$ 69 per person