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One-Day Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Culture & West Lake Private Tour

One-Day Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Culture & West Lake Private Tour

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Enjoy a private tour that showcases the fine tea of Hangzhou along with top attractions in the area. Start with a boat cruise on West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then travel to Lingyin Temple, known for impressive Buddha statues, and see the caves of Flying Peak, which also has hundreds of statues. After lunch, discover one of the region’s most famous teas, dragowell tea, also known as longjing tea. Visit the China National Tea Museum and Meijiawu Tea Village to learn about the renowned tea’s production.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.73
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$190.73
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Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour

Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour

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Just south of Hangzhou’s famous West Lake, Longjing village produces dragonwell tea, one of the finest green teas in China. Enjoy a private tour that takes you to Longjing where you learn all about this celebrated tea. Your knowledgeable guide takes you to see the China National Tea Museum, Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes, and the Meijiawu Tea Village each place revealing another aspect of this fine tea. You also have the option to purchase lunch at a local restaurant run or have a homecooked meal at a local farmer's home.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.00
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$137.00
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Hassel-Free Hangzhou Day Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hassel-Free Hangzhou Day Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Independent travelers will love the flexibility of this private door to door day tour. This is the ideal tour for travelers with limited time in Hangzhou. Take the stress out of booking train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou and planning an itinerary by having everything arranged for you. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, you'll immerse yourself in its world renowned natural, historical and cultural features. Pick four or five attractions listed as below or discuss with your guide on spot to see Hangzhou highlights in your way. You have the options to have lunch at the local restaurant recommended by your guide or enjoy home-cooked lunch at a tea famer's home. Note: Since it's a 10 hours tour, to make your trip comfortable and convenient, we provide FREE WI-FI, COLD DRINKS, UMBRELLA & PHONE CHARGER during the tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Private Hangzhou Half Day Sightseeing Tour

Private Hangzhou Half Day Sightseeing Tour

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Visit the stunning city of Hangzhou during this scenic day trip, with private pickup from your hotel or train station. Perfect for travelers short on time, it covers all of the highlights in a single excursion. Glide across serene, UNESCO-listed West Lake on an iconic boat ride, learn the ins and outs of tea cultivating and tasting at Meijiawu Tea Village, and shop for antique embroidery along the centuries-old Southern Song Imperial Street. If you'd like, enjoy a homecooked lunch at a local farmer's home (at your own expense)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.00
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$128.00
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Private Hangzhou Tour of West Lake, Guo Garden, Tea Platation & Hefang Street

Private Hangzhou Tour of West Lake, Guo Garden, Tea Platation & Hefang Street

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Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary during this full-day private tour of Hangzhou. Explore the region around West Lake, including an optional private boat ride and a tea ceremony at the Meijiawu Tea Village. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant or visit a local farmer's home for a homecooked meal (own expense).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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$135.00
Price varies by group size

Hangzhou Tea Culture Experience Tour

Hangzhou Tea Culture Experience Tour

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Well, Hangzhou is home of Longjing tea. Tea is an important contribute to human's life. It is pleasant to see the tea plantation to understand the tea culture: How do people pick up the tea leaves? Why they still use hand to roast the leaves in the pot? Why the first cup they only put a little water to brew the tea? All those questions will be answered by your spot understanding. Authentic, breath-taking view make the tour well worth your trip to Hangzhou. * Discover the beautiful countryside surrounding Hangzhou on a private tour * Hotel pick-up and drop-off, and round-trip vehicle transfer included * Visit the Dragon Well Tea Village, and learn how to pick tea with authentic tools * Stop for a traditional tea house and take part in a tea ceremony
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$52.99
per group
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$52.99
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Half Day Hangzhou Highlights Tour with Optional Morning or Afternoon Start

Half Day Hangzhou Highlights Tour with Optional Morning or Afternoon Start

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Maximize your precious time with a private guide and driver on this door-to-door half-day Hangzhou tour, available in the morning or the afternoon. Start with a scenic cruise on West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; continue to historic Lingyin Temple with its mystic caves and grottoes; finish at a tea garden in Meijiawu Tea Village, where the farmer will introduce you to Dragon Well tea.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.00
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$154.00
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Hangzhou to Wuzhen Private Tour

Hangzhou to Wuzhen Private Tour

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Your Wuzhen water town tour begins with coach pickup from your Hangzhou hotel. Stop at the Hundred-Bed Museum (Zhao Hall), the first museum in China to collect and exhibit ancient beds of the Jiangnan area. See the luxurious carvings and elaborate designs on these antique beds and listen as your expert guide shares stories reflecting this unique cultural account of ancient Chinese civilization. Later on visit the Sanbai Wine Workshop, the only remaining winery in Wuzhen, built during the Song Dynasty. Brewing liquor was a huge industry in Wuzhen during the Ming Dynasty. There were over 20 distilleries in operation at the time. Witness how wine is made using traditional techniques. Afterwards visit the Hongyuan Thai dye house to see the time-honored art of making indigo-dyed printed calico. Wuzhen is one of the principal sources of this flower-printed blue cloth.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.97
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$105.97
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Flexible Hangzhou Private Day Tour with Lunch

Flexible Hangzhou Private Day Tour with Lunch

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Spend the day discovering the highlights of Hangzhou on this flexible, private tour. Pick a departure time that suits you best, and set off directly from your hotel. You can explore the UNESCO-listed West Lake, enjoy a delectable farm lunch at the Longjing Tea Plantation, tour the ancient Lingyin Buddist Temple complex, stroll though vibrant Hefang Street, and more (admission at the sights own expense).
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.54
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$169.54
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Hangzhou Your Way: Private Full-Day Hangzhou City Transport

Hangzhou Your Way: Private Full-Day Hangzhou City Transport

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Discover the city Marco Polo famously called ‘paradise’ on this private full-day tour of Hangzhou, including hotel pick-up. Capture photos of the glittering West Lake; admire the unique rock formations of Feilai Mountain; and see landmarks like Lingyin Temple, Leifeng Pagoda and Six Harmonies Pagoda. After lunch (own expense), discover the history of China’s silk trade at the fascinating National Silk Museum, then stroll down the lively shopping street of Qinghefang.
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  • 8 hours
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$172.71
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$172.71
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2-Day Live-in Temple Buddhist Monk Mediation Experience from Hangzhou

2-Day Live-in Temple Buddhist Monk Mediation Experience from Hangzhou

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Spend a night and two days in monk’s robes in an ancient Chinese temple in the middle of a bamboo forest. Experiment with Eastern soul searching away from the noise of the cities. Practice Zen cultivation. Experiment with Chinese Buddhist meditation. Take a break. Spend two days and one night in monk’s robes in an ancient temple in the middle of a bamboo forest. Eat meals with monks in old temple halls, do sutra chants, meditation and calligraphy scroll transcription, and quiet your mind in the forest. Your chance to disconnect. 1. Wear monk’s robes and blend into the daily rhythm of temple life, sleeping in the temple and eating only vegetarian alms. 2. Guided by a master monk, learn into the Buddhist culture of Futuo Temple. 3. Experiment with these Eastern-evolved methods of soul searching. Find some inner peace. Practice Zen cultivation. Cast off anxiety in meditative sutra transcription.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$252.19
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$252.19

4-Hour Hangzhou City Private Customized Tour with Options

4-Hour Hangzhou City Private Customized Tour with Options

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Explore the ancient city of Hangzhou on this private, customizable excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, craft an itinerary that suits your interests and visit top attractions like Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Garden, and West Lake. Learn about Hangzhou’s history and culture from a knowledgeable, English, Mandarin Chinese or German-speaking guide and enjoy a delicious meal (optional) before returning to your destination.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.32
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$112.32
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Full-day Xitang Water Town Tour from Hangzhou

Full-day Xitang Water Town Tour from Hangzhou

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Step back in time as you explore the historic water village of Xitang on this private full-day tour from Hangzhou. Stroll along the scenic canals, admire local arts and handicrafts, and tuck into a delicious Chinese-style lunch. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$276.56
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$276.56
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Hangzhou Your Way: Flexible Private Hangzhou City Highlights Tour

Hangzhou Your Way: Flexible Private Hangzhou City Highlights Tour

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Discover some of Hangzhou's highlights, enjoy all the flexibility but none of the language hassles on this private customized full-day tour. Pick four or five attractions and explore these sites at your own pace to avoid the crowds on public transport. Instead you'll have a private & spacious vehicle with a skillful driver and an expert guide lead you to learn Hangzhou culture, nature and history. Entrance fee, bottled water are inclued as well. Lunch could be arranged at the local tea famer's house to try the home-made dishes, which is a unique experience. Or you can choose the restaurant by your own with free transfer service. Lunch is optional.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.00
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$152.00
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Hangzhou Longjing Tea Plantation Culture Experience Tour

Hangzhou Longjing Tea Plantation Culture Experience Tour

Well, Hangzhou is home of Longjing tea. Tea is an important contribute to human's life. It is pleasant to see the tea plantation to understand the tea culture: How do people pick up the tea leaves? Why they still use hand to roast the leaves in the pot? Why the first cup they only put a little water to brew the tea? All those questions will be answered by your spot understanding. Authentic, breath-taking view make the tour well worth your trip to Hangzhou. * Discover the beautiful countryside surrounding Hangzhou on a private tour * Hotel pick-up and drop-off, and round-trip vehicle transfer included * Visit the Dragon Well Tea Village, and learn how to pick tea with authentic tools * Stop for a traditional tea house and take part in a tea ceremony
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$52.99
per group
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$52.99
per group

Wuzhen and Xitang Water Town Amazing Private Day Tour from Hangzhou

Wuzhen and Xitang Water Town Amazing Private Day Tour from Hangzhou

Enjoy a fun day trip to the two well-known ancient water towns in south-east China -Wuzhen and Xitang, explore the remarkable township scenery full of the ancient old architecture, stone bridges, peaceful canal streams as well as the active and tantalizing alley streets,capture the chaming " Oriental Venice" in Xitang after sun sets, travel with your own local knowledgeable guide to gain a great insight to the local culture, history and sounds.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.50
Price varies by group size
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$176.50
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2 Days 1 Night Classic Tour to Catch the Highlights in Hangzhou

2 Days 1 Night Classic Tour to Catch the Highlights in Hangzhou

Visit the top famed historical highlights in Hangzhou. Indulge yourself in picturesque West Lake, one of China’s most memorable natural wonders and. Take a stroll along the Su Causeway filled with peach blossoms, willows trees, plum blossoms and beautiful flowers. Admire the legendary Buddhist culture at Feilai Peak and the Leifeng Pagoda. During the trip, you will have ample time to stroll on the brick road of Wuzhen Water Town which has the reputation of “the last pillow in China”., taste the authentic food on the street, watch the neon and noisy exchanges in this picturesque place which will take you back to the ancient times.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$442.92
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$442.92
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One-day Hangzhou Lakeside Mountains Relics & Ruins Hiking – Guided Outdoor Tour

One-day Hangzhou Lakeside Mountains Relics & Ruins Hiking – Guided Outdoor Tour

A hardcore 8-hour in-depth Hangzhou mountains hiking tour that takes you deep into Hangzhou’s scenery and history at the same time. Likely the densest Hangzhou hiking and culture tour available. Hike the Southern Song Dynasty ‘Nan Song’ relic route, tracing a path from the Nan Song bazaar markets of Hefang Street to the Chu Palace ruins on Mount Fenghuang – from the commoner’s streets to the crumbled seat of the ancient Imperial government. The great outdoors and a see-and-feel history lesson combined. 1. Trace a path through a thousand years of Hangzhou history - get to know Hangzhou and Jiangnan culture through hiking and mountain climbing. 2. This West Lake trail is a favorite route of the locals. Experience weekend leisure life in the style of your average live-in citizen. 3. A local as your guide, head deep into the West Lake mountains and deep into Hangzhou’s history. Explore a string of millennial relic ruins that tell a story of kings and war.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.07
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$90.07
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Magnificent Southeast China-Hangzhou,Huangshan,Wuzhen,Suzhou,Nanjing,West Lake

Magnificent Southeast China-Hangzhou,Huangshan,Wuzhen,Suzhou,Nanjing,West Lake

As a popular Chinese saying goes, ' There is a paradise in heaven, while there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth!' Let's enjoy!
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$2,401.06
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$2,401.06

Romantic Tour in Hangzhou

Romantic Tour in Hangzhou

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the local professional guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Do you know the "Broken Bridge" is one of the ten most famous traditional scenic spots in Hangzhou? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. Where is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you take lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories there are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. Stories range from heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. The West Lake in Hangzhou is a popular tourist area. Fishes can be seen swimming in the water. What is the most famous historical couple in China? Do you know "Broken Bridge" is associated with a well known Chinese love story? A tour especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
From
$505.45
per group
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$505.45
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Hangzhou Private Tour to Wuzhen Water Town with Lunch or Dinner

Hangzhou Private Tour to Wuzhen Water Town with Lunch or Dinner

Travel to 1,300-year-old Wuzhen water town from Hangzhou. Get a great overview of Wuzhen and appreciate the history and local culture. Stroll around the canals, bridges, and Ming-era houses. Enjoy a local tasty lunch right by the river. Entrance fee, boat ride, professional private guide and transfer service are also included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$212.99
Price varies by group size
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$212.99
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

One-Day Excursion to Explore Xizha in Wuzhen Ancient Water Town Hangzhou

One-Day Excursion to Explore Xizha in Wuzhen Ancient Water Town Hangzhou

As one of the six ancient towns in the south of the Yangtze River, Wuzhen has the reputation of “the last pillow in China”. The history of more than 7,000 years of civilization and the history of building towns in 1300 have also made Guzhen the first Chinese historical and cultural city. During the trip, you will have ample time to stroll on the brick road of this water town, taste the authentic food on the street, watch the neon and noisy exchanges in this picturesque place which will take you back to the ancient times.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
Price varies by group size
From
$160.00
Price varies by group size

6-Day Private China Highlights Tour from Hangzhou: Beijing, Xi'an and Guilin

6-Day Private China Highlights Tour from Hangzhou: Beijing, Xi'an and Guilin

Travel through China for six days of sightseeing around Beijing, Xi'an and Guilin from Hangzhou. You’ll travel by private air-conditioned car and plane. At each destination, a local guide meets you and takes you around the top sights. Discover the culture and history of China as you see famous sites such as: Terra-cotta Army, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square. Xi'an City Wall and check out the local muslim quarter, admire the nature landscape at Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill. Cruise down the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo and admiring the stunning karst peaks. Your friendly and knowledgeable private guide will give you a comprehensive history class about the attractions. Tour including plane tickets, cruise ticket, entrance fee, lunch, English speaking tour guide and private vehicle, you can choose to end your tour in Guilin or return Hangzhou/ Beijing. Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.
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  • 6 days
From
$2,180.67
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$2,180.67
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Chengdu in One Day from Hangzhou by Air: Leshan Giant Buddha, Pandas and More

Chengdu in One Day from Hangzhou by Air: Leshan Giant Buddha, Pandas and More

Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan Giant Buddha and cute panda bears on a private tour from Hangzhou by plane. Greeted by a knowledgeable guide, discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan Giant Buddha, marvel at the world’s largest stone Buddha statue from different view. Explore Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple and enjoy a boat cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha. Spend some leisure time at Chengdu Panda Base to see the Giant pandas including new born babies, teenagers and adult pandas. Learn about the different stages of panda’s life from infancy to adulthood. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, plane ticket, entrance fee, boat ride and lunch. You can choose to end your tour in Chengdu or return Hangzhou.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$591.26
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$591.26
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Hangzhou

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Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour
"We had an excellent day with our tour guide Bonnie, she arranged the tour very well for us and so did the driver."..."
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Private Hangzhou Half Day Sightseeing Tour
"This tour was fantastic and more then anticipated. The car was comfortable, air conditioned, water provided. Lunch at a local farmers home was delicious and really good value. Having the tea picking / drying processes described to us in English made the process very interesting. We booked the tour as per the web site description however David our English speaking guide allowed us to mix things up a little. David's knowledge of the area and also the history of Hangzhou added to the overall experience of the tour. I thoroughly recommend this tour and David as your guide."..."
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Private Hangzhou Tour of West Lake, Guo Garden, Tea Platation & Hefang Street
"It was a rare occasion that the sun actually shone for my day tour in Hangzhou. Guide Bonnie met us at the Hangzhou East train station, on time and courteous. She arranged the driver of a private car to pick us up to start the tour without any waiting in the usually crowded station. Bonnie narrated the itinerary of the trip and solicited our likes or dislikes so that she could make it better. This showed she was considerate and wanted no part in rushing us through. we first visited West Lake where we strolled at our leisure to enjoying the Gold Carp pond and the spectacular view of the lake side trails. We than took a cruise on a boat around the lake while Bonnie took time and explained to us the famous hot spots around the lake. We saw, for the very first time, the actual scenery that has been minted on the back side of the Yen 1 what she pulled out from her wallet. I of course snatched it from her hand and proclaimed it my priced possession. We stopped by a local restaurant for lunch. The restaurant was run by a tea farmer and the tea plantation was all around in that area. Lunch was home-made yet delicious. I tried the Braised Pork Belly Dong Po Rou in brown sauce. Excellent dish, Hangzhou style! Then we visited the famed Lingyin Temple where Bonnie gave us some history of it. She mentioned that a long time ago that the Flying Peak was carried by a legendary magic eagle or vulture from India to Hangzhou. What a temple! A must see in Hangzhou!! Later she noticed my wife had some difficulty in walking and promptly changed the agenda to fit our needs. What considerations! We ended the our tour after touring Qinghefang Old Street. At the train station Bonnie repeatedly offered us her assistance if we needed to change the Bullet train schedule. Talking about Bullet train, had you ever seen a slow bullet. It was a disappointment because I strongly believe that my 500cc motor bike could out run it. In summary, this trip was money well spent. We enjoyed it very much. We also appreciated the courtesy, knowledge, consideration and professionalism of guide Bonnie. A friendly advice for future tourists in Hangzhou: Have Bonnie, will travel!"..."
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Flexible Hangzhou Private Day Tour with Lunch
"Fantastic, Our tour was everything we expected and more. Our guide Carol was informative without being over the top, she explained things to us clearly and took us to a beautiful venue for lunch. The food was divine .Overall a terrific experience, especially as I booked it from New Zealand in advance and did not know what to expect."..."
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Hangzhou Your Way: Private Full-Day Hangzhou City Transport
"Our day tour of Hangzhou was wonderful. The guide was knowledgeable and spoke English well. It was the best way for us to see everything we wanted to see!"..."
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4-Hour Hangzhou City Private Customized Tour with Options
"It was a great tour, short but very interesting, Sunny is very knowledgeable both the Temple and the Tea Field were good. The only down size was the traffic, it was terrible, we almost missed the Flight."..."

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