Get ready to be exposed to a sumptuous 3-day show of the most beautiful city and the most splendid water town in China! What you meet is far more than the gorgeous landscape of Hangzhou city and Wuzhen Water Town, you'll enjoy an insightful tour of the region's history, culture, specialty and even the elegant lifestyle!
Have a breathtaking cruise on the West Lake.
Visit the celebrated historic and cultural water town Wuzhen.
Tour the magnificent Six Harmonies Pagoda, the guard of Hangzhou City.
Explore the mysterious traditional Chinese medicine at Hu Qingyu Tang Museum.
|Today's Activities||Begin your Hangzhou tour with the No.1 attraction West Lake. This elegant scenic spot has been bearing thousands of odes since the 9th century ever. West lake boasts various views in four seasons. In summer you can see the enormous area of lotus blossoms whereas in winter you’ll be addicted to the snowcapped bridges and pavilions.
Have a boat cruise on the serene lake. You’ll be listening to the love story of the White Snake entrantress and the mortal Xu Xian (one of the four folk stories in China) while cruising past the iconic sunset-redden Leifeng Pagoda, under which the White Snake entrantress suffers confinement as the legend goes. The boat also takes you to another spot Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. Let your guide show you a RMB 1 note and you’ll find the amazing picture of Three Pools Mirroring the Moon on its backside!
Later you will take a side trip to Dragon Well Tea Village, where you could know more about tea-making process (tea planting) and Chinese tea culture. The tea village also provides a fabulous distant view of the mountains that parade around West Lake. Then drive back to the downtown hotel and spend a good Hangzhou night.
|Today's Activities||Addict yourself to the amazing 1,300-year-old Wuzhen Water Town the whole day! Drive about 2 hours and we reach Wuzhen. Every single old house, tree and bridge here look elegant. We’ll show you around the main Wuzhen attractions like Museum of Jiangnan Hundred Beds, Jiangnan Folk Museum and Couple of Interlaced Bridges. They demonstrate unbelievable workmanship and delicate life attitude of ancient water towns in Southern China.
Spend a fantastic night at the featured hotel of Wuzhen. You can fully grasp the glamour of the water town veiled by the night color.
Drive back to downtown Hangzhou after your breakfast at the Wuzhen's hotel. Start today's itinerary with the over-1,000-year-old Six Harmonies Pagoda, a gorgeous wooden pagoda built to calm the tidal waters of Qiantang River and guide the navigation.
Steer to Hu Qingyu Tang Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum to explore the mysterious and interesting system of traditional Chinese pharmacy. You’ll have your eyes wide open at the display of a myriad of valuable Chinese herbal materials and the hand-operated process by skilled pharmaceutical workers.
Go on to visit China Silk City shows you another delicate profile of Hangzhou life. A total of 600 shops here all come with vintage look and sumptuous showcase of silk products.
Complete the tour at Imperial Street of Southern Song Dynasty. The street, along which the emperor marched towards the sacrificial altar, has kept the original roadbed and many Western buildings of 1920s. Just stroll through the passage of time and experience the historic Hangzhou. Then leave for the airport or railway station to your next destination. Wish you a good journey!
|Your Group Size||Deluxe Class||Superior Class||Tourist Class|
|2 - 5 persons||$596||$395||$352|
|6 - 9 persons||$466||$285||$252|
|single room supplyment||$250||$95||$70|
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Dining: 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches||Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary|
|Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide||Hotels: Accommodation in Hangzhou and Wuzhen|
|Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers||Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver|
|Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day;||Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary include 2 breakfasts provided by the hotel and 3 lunches.
You are free to make dinner arrangements by yourself.
Hangzhou dishes are best representative of Zhejiang cuisine, one of the Eight Culinary Traditions of China. Hangzhou dishes are noted for its elaborate preparations, sophisticated way of cooking and its most refreshing taste.
-- Dongpo Pork: A little fatty but not oily. Named after Su Dongpo, a famous man of letters of Song Dynasty.
-- West Lake Sour Fish: featuring tender fish meat with sweet and sour sauce.
-- Shrimp Meat with Longjing Tea: Sliced meat and crispy rice with fragrance of Longjing Tea
|Dongpo Pork||Shrimp Meat with Longjing Tea|