Tour Code: MK-C01
Duration: 11-12 hours
Guide: Our excellent senior guide
MK-C01 Cultural Hangzhou Tour one-day tour by bullet train
Tour duration : departure at 8:30am , back to hotel by 8:00pm ; or shorter version back by 6:00pm by missing 2 places in the below itinerary.
Attractions : Bullet Train , West Lake boating , Green tea plantation, Hefang Road , Six Harmony pagoda
Hangzhou tour by high speed train and have a private transportation to get around in Hangzhou (We will buy train tickets in advance by having names and numbers of clients’ passport according to railway regulation (having a private car in Hangzhou is necessary as it is about 1 hour waiting to get taxi from Hangzhou railway station and all the sightseeing places we will be going to are far from city, no taxi goes there ).
* Leave hotel by around 8:45am and return back to hotel around 8:00pm . It will be a long day but it will be well-worthy the effort, you will not feel tired because of the great experience by riding high speed train and beautiful sites in Hangzhou.
* Walk along beautiful and romantic West Lake , feel the gentle breeze from willow tress
* Take a hand operated private boat tour on West Lake to appreciate the entire tranquil and peaceful lake , the mountains, small islands and temples around Lake , sharing some romantic legends and folklores about West Lake and Lady White;
* Lunch at a tea farmer house trying very authentic and popular local dishes
* Drive along Meijiawu Green tea village and see endless tea fields in the mountain area, walk in green plantation and learn tea leaves harvest and tea growing; climb up to the hill to Birdseye view Meijiawu green tea plantation breathtaking view .
*Six Harmony pagoda , one thousand year old wooden rare structure pagoda standing next to mother river of Hangzhou served as light house and for floods control in ancient belief .
If time premit , Song Dynasty style Old He fang street walking
* Experience First Class Bullet train back to Shanghai , train departure Hangzhou by 6:00pm .
All inclusive Private tour package price ： 550USD/ 1 guest, 580USD/ 2 guests , 60USD/ additional guest
( train tickets and Train station transfer is big part of the cost for the tour )
Departure leave hotel in the morning : 8:15 am , back by train G7312 , arrive hotel by 8:00pm .
* Excellent Guide service & Tour coordination fee
* A comfortable van in Hangzhou
* Round train tickets, comfortable one second class , one way first class to experience different train
* Pick up by car driver back to hotel from Hongqiao train station
* Entrance fee
* Private wooden boat Boat fee on West Lake
* 4 G wifi during the tour
Lunch ( We will recommend a nice tea farmer’s restaurant which Hangzhou country style cuisine )
* Payment term: For confirming the Hangzhou booking, due to train tickets cost , 300USD deposit to our Paypal is very much appreciated. You can pay us in cash either in USD or RMB when we end the tour, we will reduct deposit when we settle down the payment at the end of tour. When you feel comfortable to confirm the tour , we will send you a Paypal invoice to pay the deposit for confirming the tour. If you want to do full amount payment , please let us know.
Cancellation policy: Any cancellation made one week in advance , full deposit would be refunded; any cancellation made within one-day prior to the tour, no deposit refunded due to our down payment to car rental and compensation for guides. Thank you very much for your understanding!
Looking forward to hearing from you! We are flexible to make any changes according to your interest, please feel free to share your thoughts with us!
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Note: dress tips for this tour , this tour will be walking on the mountains, so please wear walking shoes.
This time period NO Hangzhou tour : Summer time from around middle July till middle of Sep , if temperature above 35 degree celsius we don’t do Hangzhou tour as Hangzhou tour most places we visit is outdoor , it would be too hot for the guests when temperature above 35 degrees Celsius.
Summer friendly Hangzhou tour version: later departure from Shanghai by taking 11:00am bullet train to Hangzhou, seeing highlights of Shanghai at afternoon and watching the Impression of West Lake at 7:45pm-8:45pm and later train back to Shanghai.
Normally Hangzhou can not be joined since due to the departure for the train.