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2 Days Hangzhou Sightseeing Tour with Cycling Fun

Admire Picturesque Hangzhou with Biking Fun

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Fond of Hangzhou’s natural gifts with rich poetic charm like a Chinese fairyland? Fairyland can be fun too!

Take this 2 Days Hangzhou Sightseeing Tour to catch all top best natural splendors in Hangzhou, which is a BIG feast to your eyes. You’ll not only appreciate the famous views of water, hills, gardens, pavilions, trees, etc. at West Lake, but also step into the verdant Dragon Well tea plantation, tranquil bamboo forest, peaceful temple hidden in leafy mountain with carvings, etc. to know what a Heavenly City is like? Furthermore, the exciting biking experience with tea fragrance and chirping on the hill will create more fun and specially happy memories in your sightseeing trip in Hangzhou! Our valuable and all-inclusive package with local guide introduction, experienced driver and comfortable licensed private car will help you have an excellent trip memories in Hangzhou without any worry on the navigation, crowds, best place to enjoy the highlights, etc. Let’s go to discover the beautiful and interesting Hangzhou!

Highlights of this tour

  • Have a classic discovery of West Lake to appreciate the elegant sceneries and poetic historical fulture by fun cruise, leisure sightseeing vehicle and walking;
  • Enjoy a memorable walking along different lines at the real and large Dragon Well tea plantation to soak in the refreshing splendor in various green colors by nature;
  • Have great fun with an exciting biking experience along Longjing Road to see the natural view on the hills of Hangzhou;
  • Treat your eyes with the peaceful and emerald sea of forests and release your body and mind with the fresh air at the tranquil “Bamboo-lined Path at Yunqi”;
  • Feel the pulse of old Hangzhou at Hefang Street lined with traditional Chinese buildings.

Basic Trip Information

Price:
from Request
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Hangzhou
Travel Length:
2 Days and 1 Night
Tour Code:
CD-HTCT-02
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCultureCyclingPhotograph
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Hangzhou Arrival & Hangzhou (L)

Welcome to Hangzhou! Your local travel guide and drive will meet you at Hangzhou airport / train station or your hotel and escort you to start today’s Hangzhou exploration! (Note: the number and order of attractions can be adjusted based on your schedule and interests.)

First, go to Feilai Peak (Peak Flying from Afar), which flew to China to spread Buddhism from India according to the legend. It features in over 300 Buddhist carvings lining the riverbanks and hillsides and tucked away inside grottoes. With over 1,000 years, it is the precious fresco treasure in the whole regions south of the Yangtze River. Continue to the adjacent Lingyin Temple of nearly 1,700 year, which is the oldest and one of the most popular temples in Hangzhou. Hidden in the luxurious forest, it offers a charming and peaceful landscape mixed with the strong Buddhist atmosphere among the large scaled of magnificent and antique temple clusters.

Then, drive uphill to Meijiawu Tea Village, a refreshing wonderland surrounded by mountains with a large area of emerald Dragon Well tea plantations in neat lines and curves. Walk among the tea plantations with fun and take beautiful photos (Optional activity: you can pay a visit to the local tea grower’s family and experience picking tea leaves, watching stir-drying tea leaves, enjoying tea ceremony, tasting Dragon Well tea, etc., which needs extra payment.).

After that, get fully released at “Bamboo-lined Path at Yunqi”. This terrific scenic park area with lush bamboos, floating ravines, little ponds and antique pavilions is a superb dreamy place to enjoy the green nature, tranquility, elegant Chinese charm and the real peace in mind. Enjoy your leisure roam on the stone paths under the bamboo forest with chirps and strings of sunshine.

Next, start your cool and exciting 1 hour’s cycling along Longjing Road where to see sightseeing of the large scaled Longjing tea trees, dwelling houses, lakes, hills, wild flowers, etc. and enjoy the fresh breeze and pleasant sunshine. (Your guide will help you rent the bike, and you can decide the cycling time based on your physical condition.)

After today’s visiting, be escorted back to your hotel in Hangzhou downtown. Have a good sleep!

Evening Ideas: 1) watch a magnificent night show - Enduring Memories of Hangzhou, a live performance by Yimou Zhang with changing lights, music and dancing on the West Lake, which usually starts at 7pm, needs extra payment; 2) feast your eyes with an amazing Music Fountain Show at Third Park, near the eastern lakeside of West Lake, free charged.

Lingyin Temple Meijiawu Longjing Tea Plantation in Spring Yunqi Zhujing Cool Cycling Experience at Longjing Road
Day 2 Hangzhou & Hangzhou Departure (B, L)

Good morning! After breakfast, your guide and driver will meet at your hotel and then escort you to make the symbolic visit to the picturesque West Lake, which is the iconic site of Hangzhou and a pretty UNESCO World Heritage. Just as the famous traveler Marco Polo did and wrote: “A voyage on this lake offers more refreshment and pleasure than any other experience on earth”, you will start with a 45-minute leisure cruise to enjoy the tranquil lake views as well as the ancient pagodas, traditional arched bridges, tree-lined walkways, beautiful hills, green islands and lush gardens including visit to the beautiful Three Ponds Mirroring the Moon. After the cruise, stroll or take a sightseeing vehicle leisurely around to pass the famous Su Causeway, Bai Causeway, Broken Bridge, Gushan Hill, parks of Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lotus Swaying in the Breeze, Orioles Singing in the Willows, etc. (As the lake is too large, you can take the sightseeing vehicle at any place on the route to save energy. The fee is included.)

Next, enjoy a nice historical walk at Hefang Street, a unique pedestrian street to see the typical old and prosperous Hangzhou in South Song era. Stroll to admire the ornate old styled Chinese architectures, interesting local handicrafts, delicious snacks, etc. Then, walk to the century-old Chinese pharmacy on the street - Hu Qing Yu Tang, which is also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum and was built by Xueyan Hu, a famous merchant in late Qing dynasty. Many locals still visit senior doctors there for treatment today. Marvel at the magic of traditional Chinese medicine by looking at the countless traditional Chinese medicines and herbs, various traditional tools and watch the live processing of medicines.

After the visiting, your guide and driver will escort you to Hangzhou airport / train station to catch your flight / train to your next destination or home! Tour ends!

West Lake Spring West Lake Boating Experience Hefang Street

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