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From Shanghai: Hangzhou, West Lake Cruise and Tea Plantation

Product ID: 146385
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Journey through beautiful Hangzhou, discovering its magic with a water cruise on the West Lake and a traditional Chinese lunch. After, visit a tea plantation and learn traditions surrounding Chinese tea.
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Duration: 10 hours
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Chinese, English

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At your hotel lobby within the middle ring of Shanghai, The driver will be holding a GetYourGuide logo and waiting for you.

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  • Enjoy a full-day excursion to the ancient country's capital, Hangzhou
  • Cruise on West Lake and enjoy the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the Traditional Chinese garden design of Guo's Garden Villa
  • Discover the history of Chinese tea and tea ceremonies at the Meijiawu Tea Village
  • Taste a traditional Chinese meal
  • Visit the iconic Liuhe Pagoda
Full description
With its inviting views and outstanding scenery, Hangzhou is one of the leading tourist destinations in all of China. It is a city rich with history and was once the capital of China in the 12th Century. After a 3-hour drive, you will first cruise across the West Lake to view unforgettable scenery such as the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, the Bai Causeway and Solitary Hill.

After a traditional Chinese lunch, you will visit Guo’s Villa, one of the best traditional private gardens in the city. Hangzhou is also famous for its Dragon Well tea and you can discover the history of Chinese tea and the traditional tea ceremony on a visit to the Meijiawu Tea Village. Before returning to Shanghai, you will enjoy a drive along the Qiantang River where you can view the Liuhe Pagoda, also known as the Six Harmonies Pagoda. On this tour, you can immerse yourself in the history of Shanghai with the assistance of your own personal guide.
  • Hotel pick up at additional cost if option selected
  • Deluxe traditional Chinese lunch
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions mentioned in the description
  • West Lake cruise
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned coach
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Personal expenses

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• Pick up outside of the middle ring of Shanghai is available at an additional charge and must be paid in cash
• Children must be accompanied by an adult

From US$ 181.30 per person

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Product ID: 146385