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Hangzhou & West Lake Private Day Tour via Bullet Train

Product ID: 26947
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Discover Hangzhou on this 1-day tour from Shanghai. Cruise the elegant West Lake. Visit a thousands-year-old Buddhist temple. Explore Chinese tea history in tea museum and taste dragon well green tea
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Duration: 9 hours
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Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel lobby in Shanghai.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See the best of Hangzhou, just an hour away from Shanghai on the bullet train
  • Visit a Buddhist temple surrounded with greenery which is thousands of years old
  • Learn Chinese tea culture at Hangzhou's tea museum
  • Walk under the graceful willows trees at Su Causeway
  • Explore a green tea plantation and taste the local green tea
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Discover Hangzhou on this 1-day tour from Shanghai. For a step back in time, slow down and see the misty islands of West Lake by boat. Its grand pagodas and romantic bridges have inspired China's emperors and poets for centuries.

Walk under the Willow trees at picturesque Su Causeway, then view the Red Carp at Flower Harbor. Learn about Chinese tea history, tea categories and tea customs at the China tea museum (Monday in not available). You'll also get to visit a thousand-year-old Buddhist temple hidden in the mountains and enjoy a taste of Dragon well green tea in a local tea house  Step back into the 21st-century on the 1-hour bullet train ride back to glitzy Shanghai!
  • English tour guide service up to 9 hours
  • Round trip 2nd class seat train tickets
  • Public transportation in Shanghai and Hangzhou
  • Admission fees for scenic spots as per the itinerary
  • Chinese fast food in a local restaurant (noodles, fried rice)
What’s Not Included
  • Admission fees for scenic spots not included in the itinerary
  • Food and drink that customers ordered additionally
  • Gratuities

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Private car of 5 seats in Hangzhou including train station pick-up/drop off is RMB780 (maximum 2 people)
• Private van of 7 seats in Hangzhou including train statin pick-up/drop off is RMB980 (maximum 4 people)
• Private transportation from Shanghai to Hangzhou and return can be arranged as required, please contact for the details

From US$ 355 Per group up to 1

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Product ID: 26947