Hangzhou Private Half–Day Tea and Gardens Tour

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Hangzhou Private Half–Day Tea and Gardens Tour

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Enjoy a half–day tour to see the highlights in Hangzhou. View the West Lake, sip a cup of Longjin tea, and learn how the tea farmers produce the tea. Get familiar with the deep culture of Hangzhou.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Take boat ride on West Lake to see West Lake sceneries
  • Explore the Chinese Classic Garden at Guo's Villa
  • Walk around the Meijiawu Tea Village, learn tea culture and sip a cup of Dragon Well Green Tea
  • Pay a visit to Qinghefang Old Street to experience the ancient part of Hangzhou
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After your pick–up in Hangzhou, take boat ride on West Lake to see some of the top ten attraction areas of the lake, such as Spring Dawn at Su Causeway, Melting Snow on Broken Bridge, Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. Next, visit the Guo’s Villa, named after Guo Shilin and built in 1851. This private garden villa is known among West Lake's gardens for being the most characteristic of classic gardens in east China. Move on to taste the famous Dragon Well Green Tea in Meijiawu Tea Village, the origin place for the most famous green tea in China. Your final stop is Qinghefang Imperial Street, the most famed street and the only well-preserved street in Hangzhou City. With brilliant culture and long history, it is regarded as a typical symbol of ancient Hangzhou. Visiting this busy but interesting street, you can catch a glimpse of antique buildings and long-surviving stores, taste local snacks and take in the beautiful artifacts, before transferring back to your hotel.
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned tour vehicle
  • English and Chinese speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee to all the attractions and activities listed
  • Bottle of water
  • Hotel and rail station pick–up and drop off in Hangzhou downtown
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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4.9 /5

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I wasn't sure when I booked this 4-hour tour for my wife and I whether it would be part of a larger group, and it was the first time I had used Get Your Guide. In the event, we got a private tour with Tommy guiding us, and a driver and car for the duration. We were due to meet them at 12.30, but when we texted the company from our train into Hangzhou to check meeting point, they immediately asked for train details, and Tommy met us as we arrived before 11.00 ... and proceeded to entertain us till 17.30, so we can't fault the value for money! He crammed in a West Lake walk and boat trip, a drive to the tea plantations (with a super lunch reconmendation), description of tea cultivation, visit to a tasting centre (no pressure, though we did buy some green tea) ... followed by a walking tour of a beautiful lakeside garden, and city market streets, then he left us at the venue for a Night Show we had booked.

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August 30, 2019

Comfortable tour

My guide Tommy was great, and knowledgeable. The tour was comfortable, from the moment was picked up by my hotel. I really enjoyed the Longjing tea experience.

June 7, 2019

Great compact but comfortable tour

Informative guide (Bonnie) great highlights of Hangzhou and gave a sense of the city and its main offerings.

April 8, 2018

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