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Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest and most famous Buddhist temples in China and a top attraction in Hangzhou. Situated at the foot of Lingyin Mountain and surrounded by forest, Lingyin Temple is known for its tranquil setting, spiritual atmosphere, and numerous pagodas, grottoes, and Buddhist relics.

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Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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You can choose the attractions you visit and the places you see on this private full-day tour of Hangzhou. Work with your guide to customize your itinerary, and see famous spots, such as Meijiawu Tea Village, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, Liuhe Pagoda, and Longjing Village. Go on a boat ride on West Lake, see Chinese monks at Lingyin Temple, or even taste snakes on Hefang Street. This tour includes round-trip bullet-train tickets.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$276.00
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US$276.00
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Hangzhou Lingyin Temple Tour

Hangzhou Lingyin Temple Tour

You will be taken by a professional guide to wander around the Buddha park and the 1600-year-old temple. The vivid and detailed explanation will help you to better understand the Buddhas and Buddhism in China.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$28.15
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US$28.15

Jack HangZhou Private Tour

Jack HangZhou Private Tour

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Well Choosen one day tour in HangZhou: 1\LeiFeng Pagoda: Go to top to enjoy the bird-eyes view of whole lake and party of city, then you feel you are king, you are the queen.  2\Boat in West Lake: Enjoy the pretty view with Jack's story, history and game ^v^ 3\Tea plantation: Enjoy a cup of green tea with professional introduction .  4\Silk Museum:Discover the scecrey of Silk Road which from Middle East to HangZhou, China.  More option:  1\ HeFang Street 2\ Mr.Hu's Former Residence 3\ Grand Canel 4\ XiXi Wetland  5\ LingYin Temple and so on ... Show in HangZhou :  1\ Impression West Lake show : 19:30-20:30 2\ Song Town show : one of top 3 shows in the world .
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  • 3 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$167.42
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US$167.42
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Hangzhou Day Tour of West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Tea Village & Hefang Street

Hangzhou Day Tour of West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Tea Village & Hefang Street

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Set out on a scenic drive around Hangzhou’s UNESCO-listed landscapes on this private full-day sightseeing tour and enjoy a fully-customizable itinerary. Cruise around the mist-shrouded West Lake, one of China’s most memorable natural wonders, and stroll around the Flower Harbor Park. Visit the famous Lingyin Temple, sample traditional tea at the Meijiawu Tea Village and stop for lunch in a local family home (own expense).
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$153.38
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US$153.38
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Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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The dream-like beauty of West Lake led to Hangzhou's nickname as the "Heavenly City." Tour Hangzhou's top attractions, including the West Lake area and the Meijiawu Tea Farm, alongside a private guide on this day trip from Shanghai, which includes transportation and optional tour upgrades for lunch and entrance fees.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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US$275.00
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US$275.00
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Half-Day Flexible Private Hangzhou Highlight Tour

Half-Day Flexible Private Hangzhou Highlight Tour

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Don't waste time visiting places you're not interested in: on this customizable tour you can choose a few sights and attractions in Hangzhou that interest you most, and visit them with a guide. Learn about Chinese culture and history by checking out places that appeal to you. These might include West Lake, Lingyin Temple, the National Tea Museum, or many other interesting places.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.00
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US$115.00
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Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple

Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple

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Enjoy a full-day tour with an experienced guide to explore the highlights of Hangzhou. Visit Lingyin Temple, one of the most renowned Buddhist temples in China, and see intricate Buddhist carvings in numerous grottoes. Then head to Dragon Well Tea Plantation where you drink tea in a shaded pavilion with spectacular views. Finally, take a scenic cruise on West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site, then stop at Red Carp Pond. Enjoy great photo ops on a tour that includes transportation by climate-controlled coach with hotel pickup and drop-off, and lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.99
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US$61.99

5-Day Private Tour to Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou by High Speed Train

5-Day Private Tour to Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou by High Speed Train

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See the best of Shanghai and Suzhou on a private 2-day tour with an informative guide and small-group of up to nine guests. Visit the Shanghai Museum, walk through the lovely Yu Gardens and Bazaar, take in colonial architecture along the Bund, shop along Nanjing Road, and enjoy a Huangpu River cruise. Then travel out to Suzhou and Tongli water town to see ancient streets lined with charming old buildings and explore the Classical Garden of Suzhou.
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  • 5 days
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US$1,186.00
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US$1,186.00
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Private Hangzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by First Class Seating Bullet Train

Private Hangzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by First Class Seating Bullet Train

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10-hour tour in Hangzhou is precious, so don't waste it standing in line! Join the handpicked the best skip-the-line tour so you can see all the top sites around UNESCO Site West lake without the long lines, skip the entrance line on scenic spots. Accompanied by your knowledgeable private guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10 + years driving experice. The bullet train makes Hangzhou easy to reach from Shanghai, choose first class seat to upgrade your journey to ensure a comfortable trip.You have the options to have lunch at the restaurant recommended by our guides (THEY ARE FOODIES, they really know where and what to eat in the city) or have an authentic home-cooked meal at a local farmer's home which is a great chance to talk with the villagers and learn more about the real life in the city. NOTE: Since it's a 10 hours tour, to make your trip comfortable and convenient, we provide FREE COLD DRINKS, FREE-WIFI, UMBRELLA & PHONE CHARGER during the tour.
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  • 10 hours
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US$243.00
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US$243.00
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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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$154.00
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US$154.00
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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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$169.54
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US$169.54
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The Mostly Recommended Hangzhou City Tour with Authentic Lunch

The Mostly Recommended Hangzhou City Tour with Authentic Lunch

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See Hangzhou’s top highlights all in one day on this introductory, private tour. Meet your guide at your local hotel or the Hangzhou Railway Station, and travel first to the West Lake: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the scenic lake is a symbol of the city. Next, you’ll stroll down the Su Causeway, will explore the Lingyin Temple, will enjoy a tea tasting at the Longjing Tea Plantation, and more. This tour also includes a local lunch.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$168.00
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US$168.00
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2-Day Unlimited Private Trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou by Bullet Train from Shanghai

2-Day Unlimited Private Trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou by Bullet Train from Shanghai

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An old Chinese proverb says, “In heaven, there is paradise; on earth, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou.” Experience these two classical cities from Shanghai with a private guide to put the culture in context on this 2-day adventure by bullet train and private car. Choose between a guiding and transfer service, with fast train tickets, or upgrade for an all-inclusive package with lunch, entrance tickets, and a Suzhou boat ride.
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  • 2 days
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US$468.00
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US$468.00
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Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Hangzhou has always been known as the "Paradise on earth", a city endowed with picturesque West Lake, fine green tea, and lakeside temples. Rather than struggling to plan your own itinerary, make the most of Hangzhou on a private full-day tour. It's the perfect introduction for first-time China visitors. Just pick three attractions, perhaps the boat ride on the west lake, Lingyin temple, Guo's Villa or tea plantation, and design your dream day out. Entrance fees are at your own expense, upgrade to tour with first class train ticket at the time of booking.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$281.50
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US$281.50
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Private Day Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Private Day Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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With little English spoken, Hangzhou can be hard to navigate independently. Let your private guide take the strain on a day trip to the city by high-speed bullet train, with a personal driver to ensure you cover sufficient ground. Tour West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Qinghefang Ancient Street, Leifeng Pagoda, and the Longjing tea plantations as your guide explains the city’s rich history. Please note: Tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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US$348.00
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US$348.00
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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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US$172.71
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US$172.71
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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
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US$112.32
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US$112.32
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Private Two Days Hangzhou Highlights Tour - Soul of Hangzhou

Private Two Days Hangzhou Highlights Tour - Soul of Hangzhou

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It takes more than one day to discover Hangzhou, the city Marco Polo described as heavenly. Experience the star attractions with a private guide on this door-to-door tour. First, cruise West Lake, tour Guo Garden, Huagang Park, and Leifeng Pagoda, and explore the National Tea Museum. On day 2, check off Lingyin Temple, Yunqi bamboo path, Southern Song Imperial Street, and sample Dragon Well (Longjing) tea at a tea plantation. You also have the option to add the Impression West Lake Show, if you'd like.
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  • 2 days
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US$226.67
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US$226.67
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1 Day Hangzhou Private Tour

1 Day Hangzhou Private Tour

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Travel to Hangzhou from Shanghai on this all-day private tour. Discover the natural beauty of the capital of China’s Zhejiang province and see the main attractions including the Lingyin Temple, the Six Harmonies Pagoda, and the picturesque West Lake area, which has been known to influence Chinese poets and painters.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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US$312.00
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US$312.00
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Hangzhou Day Tour with Private Vehicle

Hangzhou Day Tour with Private Vehicle

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You can walk or take a cruise dawdling around willow-fringed West Lake, one of the nation's top sights. The most famous city lake in China, it's vast, placid and beautiful in equal measure. With its pagoda-capped hills to the north, picturesque causeways and lakeside gardens and parks. You may also have a chance to photograph spectacular photos across the water to the setting sun.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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US$223.63
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US$223.63
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Hangzhou Day Tour with Impression West Lake Show from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hangzhou Day Tour with Impression West Lake Show from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Explore the ancient city of Hangzhou on this private all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, catch a convenient bullet train and experience the city’s nature and culture at sites like Red Carp Pond, West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Longjing tea fields, and QingHeFang. Enjoy a delicious complimentary meal and a VIP seat for an outdoor performance, Impression West Lake.
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  • 10 hours
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US$392.00
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US$392.00
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Private Full Day Tour : Customizable Hangzhou City Highlights with Multi Options

Private Full Day Tour : Customizable Hangzhou City Highlights with Multi Options

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Discover the splendid Hangzhou city highlights on this fully flexible 8-hour private tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Tick off the must-see highlights such as UNSECO site West Lake, Linyin Scenic Spot and famous Green Tea plantation, famed Leifeng Pagoda or local historic street, enjoy a delightful lunch at the local tea famer’s house. Customizable itinerary catering to your own preferences, enjoy convenient and comfortable door to door transfer from Hangzhou hotel or Hangzhou train station.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$145.70
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US$145.70
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2-Day Shanghai and Hangzhou Private Flexible Tour with Bullet Train Ride

2-Day Shanghai and Hangzhou Private Flexible Tour with Bullet Train Ride

Enjoy the 2-Day private customized tour that takes you to experience the two famed cities in East China -Shanghai and Hangzhou.Choose the best sites in Shanghai include old and new that suites your interests .Explore Hangzhou with fantastic natural beauty, visit the UNSECO site West Lake; enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery of the Tea village; explore famed stone grottos and ancient street .Convenient door to door private transportation are included.
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  • 2 days
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US$398.00
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From
US$398.00
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Private Full-Day Tour of Hangzhou from Shanghai Cruise Port

Private Full-Day Tour of Hangzhou from Shanghai Cruise Port

Visit highlights of Hangzhou including the West Lake, Lingyin Temple and Longjing Tea plantation with this private day tour from Shanghai Wusongkou Cruise Port. You will be picked up from Shanghai Wusongkou Cruise Port and dropped off from your Shanghai hotel/ Wusongkou Cruise Port.
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  • 10 hours
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US$329.60
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US$329.60
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Should I book Lingyin Temple tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Lingyin Temple can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Lingyin Temple 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Lingyin Temple costs USD 28.15. Guided Lingyin Temple tours start around USD 28.15 per person.
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