Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary during this 7-hour private tour of Hangzhou. Explore the region around West Lake, including an optional private boat ride and a tea ceremony at the Longjing Green Tea Plantation and Village.
Arrange ahead of time to meet your private guide at the Hangzhou Railway Station or pickup at your hotel in downtown Hangzhou on the morning of your tour.
Climb in to an air-conditioned private tour vehicle and set out for a 7-hour day of sightseeing, beginning with the West Lake area, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011. Opt for a private rowing boat cruise (extra expense) to fully experience the lake’s beauty.
Move on to Guo’s villa, a traditional private garden featuring Song-era tea houses and pavilions. The tour’s next stop is the Longjing Green Tea Plantation and Village (Meijiawu), where you can visit traditional tea houses or indulge in a local lunch (extra expense).
After lunch, stroll down the bamboo-lined path at Yunqi, leading to the Yunqi Valley along a babbling brook. Visit Qinghefang Old Street, where you can get a picture of the lifestyle of Old Hangzhou. Shop in the local stores or have a bite to eat among the historic buildings before concluding your tour with drop-off back at the rail station of your hotel.