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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
From
US$137.00
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From
US$137.00
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Hangzhou Cultural Tour Including Leifeng Pagoda, China National Silk Museum and Qinghefang Cultural Street

Hangzhou Cultural Tour Including Leifeng Pagoda, China National Silk Museum and Qinghefang Cultural Street

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Journey through the dreamy landscapes of Hangzhou on this full-day sightseeing tour, including hotel pick-up and drop-off. Visit the Hu Xueyan House, discover the history of the Silk Road at the China National Silk Museum and look out over the famous West Lake from the Leifeng Pagoda. Peek into the fascinating Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine and stroll down Qinghefang Street, renowned for its historic buildings and lively shops. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$79.48
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US$79.48

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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US$128.00
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US$128.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$169.54
Price varies by group size
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US$169.54
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Hangzhou West Lake Tour In Autumn

Hangzhou West Lake Tour In Autumn

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Meet your private guide upon pickup at the Hangzhou railway station or your hotel lobby in Hangzhou city. Set out on a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle, and talk with your guide about any particular interests you have so the commentary and itinerary can be customized. Start with a 45-minute boat ride on tranquil West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site and perhaps Hangzhou’s most famous attraction. Relax amid enchanting scenery as your guide points out historic pagodas, Chinese-style arched bridges, tree-lined walkways, green islands and lush gardens. Finish your cruise at Huagang (Flower Harbor) Park Wharf. A clean stream flows from Huajia Hill to join West Lake, and many flowers grow where the fresh water flows in. Stroll through part of the 54-acre (22-hectare) park to see the many varieties, including a peony garden that blooms in April, and stop at Red Carp Pond — a popular spot for viewing fish.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$127.16
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US$127.16
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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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US$135.00
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US$135.00
Price varies by group size

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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US$190.73
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US$190.73
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$52.99
per group
From
US$52.99
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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
From
US$150.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$150.00
Price varies by group size

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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$28.15
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US$28.15

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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US$252.19
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US$252.19

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
From
US$105.97
Price varies by group size
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US$105.97
Price varies by group size

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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US$90.07
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US$90.07
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Hangzhou West Lake Tour In Winter

Hangzhou West Lake Tour In Winter

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We pick you up from you hotel or railway stationl, begin your exploration at the Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda), a majestic masterpiecethat towers at a height of 196 feet (60 meters). Admire the distinctarchitecture and the picturesque surroundings before visiting an informativemuseum beside the pagoda. Next, venture to Meijiawu TeaVillage to discover some of the world’s finest tea varieties; capture photographsof the verdant sprawl of plantations then experience the art of a traditionaltea ceremony for important insight into Chinese culture. Revitalize with a traditionallunch then head to the luscious landscapes surrounding West Lake, a beautifulbody of water that has inspired poets and artists from around the world.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$80.00
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US$80.00

Night Tour with Impression West Lake Show VIP Ticket and Hefang Heritage Street

Night Tour with Impression West Lake Show VIP Ticket and Hefang Heritage Street

Put language worries aside and discover Hangzhou by night on this magical private tour. Start by exploring historic Hefang Street, with your private translator/guide on hand to explain the local delicacies and advise on souvenirs. Then take your VIP seats for West Lake’s majestic light, sound, and dance spectacular, Enduring Memories of Hangzhou. Finally, your private driver will drop you home. Watch Beijing Olympics director Zhang Yimou’s spectacular West Lake show Enjoy glorious views of light and dancers on the lake from VIP seats Learn about Hangzhou cuisine and shop for souvenirs with your private guide Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip private city transfers
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95.37
Price varies by group size
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US$95.37
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One Day Yunhe Rice Terrace & Countryside Discovery Tour

One Day Yunhe Rice Terrace & Countryside Discovery Tour

Spend the day exploring one of China’s most beautiful rice terrace landscapes, and don’t worry about finding your own way there: this full-day tour from Hangzhou makes visiting seamless. Meet your guide directly at your hotel, and head into the countryside. After a journey of several hours, arrive at the Yunhe Rice Terraces, and go for a guided tour of the exceptional scenery. Following a local lunch, visit the centuries-old Kenggen Village to see how the locals live before returning directly to Hangzhou.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$290.00
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US$290.00
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Yellow Mountain Essence Two-Day Tour From Hangzhou

Yellow Mountain Essence Two-Day Tour From Hangzhou

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We are the licensed travel agency. With the years experience bringing tourists to Huangshan. We are sure we konw what you want to see and what you are interesting in. Start with a pleasent trip to Tunxi Ancient Street, we will see the picturerique views of hills, villages and fields.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$317.89
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US$317.89

Classic Hangzhou Day Tour Plus Tea Plantation Exploration

Classic Hangzhou Day Tour Plus Tea Plantation Exploration

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. The best highlights is to learn about the history and culture of Chinese tea and appreciate the whole process of the Chinese Tea Ceremony in Meijiawu Tea Plantation.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$178.00
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US$178.00
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Shaoxing Water Town Full-Day Tour from Hangzhou

Shaoxing Water Town Full-Day Tour from Hangzhou

Travel from Hangzhou to Shaoxing water town for a relaxing day of sightseeing and culture. Ride a traditional Wupeng boat (a traditional Chinese gondola) along the canals to view quaint bridges and architecture from the water. Hear about Lu You, a much-admired romantic poet from the Song Dynasty, as you walk through Shen Gardens. Then head to Lanting Orchid Pavilion to observe calligraphy artists at work in a gorgeous setting. Includes a traditional Chinese lunch, boat ride, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$124.51
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US$124.51

Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

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Tour the scenic cultural highlights of Hangzhou on a full-day coach tour, including hotel pickup and drop-off. Take a boat ride on West Lake and visit Lingyin Temple, a Meijiawu tea plantation, and the Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda). Learn about Chinese history and architecture while you explore each landmark.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$77.21
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US$77.21

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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US$112.32
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US$112.32
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4-Day Hangzhou Private Tour: West Lake and Longjing Tea Plantation

4-Day Hangzhou Private Tour: West Lake and Longjing Tea Plantation

Soak up the scenery around Hangzhou on this private 4-day tour, including accommodation and meals. Make the most of your private guide as you stroll down the lively Qinghefang Ancient Street and get a taste of local culture with a tour of the Longjing Tea Plantation. Admire landmarks like the Six Harmonies Pagoda, looking out over the Qiantang River, then enjoy a cruise around the glittering waters of the West Lake.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$785.33
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US$785.33
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Private Customized Hangzhou City Highlights and Wuzhen Water Town Comb Tour

Private Customized Hangzhou City Highlights and Wuzhen Water Town Comb Tour

Discover the splendid Hangzhou city and maximize your Hangzhou visit by visiting the city’s top attractions, such as the UNESCO site West Lake and beautiful Green Tea Plantation, include the visit to the one of the top 10 famed ancient water town Wuzhen in this full day private tour. Select the two sites in Hangzhou that you are of your interests. Enjoy flexible departure time, savor the local delight lunch and travel with your own personal guide. Convenient door to door transfer is provided in the tour.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$185.44
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US$185.44
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Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour with Authentic Lunch

Hangzhou Cultural Day Tour with Authentic Lunch

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In addition to those must-see attractions on most of the tour itineraries, Hangzhou offers much more off-the-beaten-track activities or culture highlights that can provide a different experience. The first sight you should not miss is Grand Canal Hangzhou about 1,764 kilometers (1,200 miles) long, is the longest and greatest man-made waterway in ancient China. And a visit to the South Song Dynasty Official Kiln Museum. Official Kiln is Guan Yao in Chinese which produces high-class chinaware for royalty - either for daily use or decoration. The last stops are Former Residence of Hu Xueyan to see the old architectures in Hangzhou.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$169.37
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