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Hangzhou & Wuzhen Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai
Hangzhou, Wuzhen
Code: SH-P09
Tour Type: Private Tour
This is a private tour for your group of family or friends. No other travelers will join you. It's always available for your schedule!
Duration: 2 days
Departure: Daily
Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
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Enjoy graceful beauty of Hangzhou by visiting famous West Lake and ancient Linyin Temple as well as Tea Plantation. In addition, appreciate delicate Jiangnan landscape in Wuzhen Water Town. You will visit all highlights in Wuzhen, including Hundred-bed Museum, Sanbai Wine Workshop, Hongyuantai Dyehouse, and Shadow Play Theater. With diversified attractions, well-planned travel route, and fast high-speed train transfer from/to Shanghai, the two-day tour will impresses you with a good experience in Hangzhou.

Tour Highlights

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  • We don't arrange any shopping stops or factory stores visits in the itinerary. You will save money and have more time to fully enjoy your tour.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai to Hangzhou

In the morning, you will be picked up at the hotel (the specific time we will inform in advance) and transferred to the railway station to take the high speed train from Shanghai to Hangzhou.

west lake

Upon arrival, your professional local guide will meet you at the exit. Start your wonderful Hangzhou tour from West Lake, a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy your cruise over the lake that are accompanied with a series of fascinating sites. You will absorb enchanting views and listen about the famous folk tales all way along.

Then move to the nearby Lingyin Temple. Concealed in the lush trees and peaks around, the temple is like an unsullied land far away from the busy world. Appreciate exquisite carvings and paintings, ancient pagodas and Buddha statues in different halls. And you could make your wish and worship the Buddha like a local for the ancient Lingyin Temple is regarded as the most efficacious temple by many prayers.

Grand Canal Feilai Peak Lingyin Temple-1

After an enlightening visit in Lingyin Temple, follow your guide to appreciate Feilai Peak which is known as the ancient grottoes treasures in the south of Yangzi River area. Be shocked by more than three hundred Buddhist statues carved along the peak; each of them is different from one another.

After a long time visit, it's time to have lunch and take a short break. Your guide is always willing to give you recommendations of local cuisines and restaurants.

In the afternoon, set out to Tea Plantation for an in-depth tea culture exploration. Upon arrival, you will be excited by boundless green pasture and fresh air with tea aroma. Get your chance to watch tea-making, from which you could get a better understanding of Chinese tea.

Meijiawu Tea Village

The first day concludes here and you will be transferred to the hotel in Hangzhou.

Accommodation:
Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake (5 star) Hangzhou Zhongwei Sunny Hotel (5 star)

Day 2 Hangzhou - Wuzhen Water Town (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Wuzhen Water Town in about one hour's drive. You will appreciate typical Jiangnan landscape from delicate Wuzhen with profound culture and gorgeous history of six hundred years.

Wuzhen Water Town

Upon arrival, pay a visit to the Hundred-bed Museum where displays large collections of various beds from Ming and Qing Dynasties to modern times. Take the chance to learn about Chinese bed culture and carving technology in the museum. You may hear interesting anecdotes about the beds from your knowledgeable guide.

And then, take a visit to Hongyuantai Dyehouse established in Song and Yuan Period (1271-1279), which is specialized Chinese blue calico. Watch the traditional making process and be amazed by the sophisticated craftsmanship. The natural flower-printed blue cloth is a good choice for Wuzhen souvenirs.

For lunch, you can taste some local cuisines and snacks; feel free to ask for recommendation from your guide.

Continue your exciting Wuzhen trip by heading to Sanbai Wine Workshop, the origin of famous Wuzhen specialty Sanbai Wine. Take a close look at the conventional making process of the wine for a further understanding of Wuzhen wine culture. Brewed with rice, flour and water, the mellow Sanbai Wine deserves your try.

Later, move to appreciate the unique Chinese theatrical performance – the interesting shadow puppet show in Shadow Play Theater. The excellent shadow play taken from classic Chinese myths and legends offers the you a special experience of Chinese culture.

Your wonderful two-day tour in Hangzhou concludes here. And you will be transferred to nearby Tongxiang Railway Station for taking high-speed train back to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Shanghai, service ends here.

Tour Price

Departure: Daily 2017/2018

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
Low Season High Season
Luxury USD660 USD728
Superior USD541 USD564
  Nov 16, 2018 - Mar 15, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020
Mar 16, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019
Note: The prices shown above are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, etc.).

Price Inclusions

• Entrance fees specified in the itinerary

• Activities specified in the itinerary

• High speed train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou & Tongxiang to Shanghai

• 5 or 4 Star hotel accommodation with breakfast as specified in the itinerary

• Land transfer with professional drivers

• Professional English speaking guide

• Downtown hotel pick-up & drop off

Price Exclusions

• Flights/trains to/from Shanghai

• China visa fees

• Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature

• Travel insurance

• Meals

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Hangzhou & Wuzhen Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai
  • Hangzhou, Wuzhen
  • Code: SH-P09
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Departure: Daily
  • Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai to Hangzhou

In the morning, you will be picked up at the hotel (the specific time we will inform in advance) and transferred to the railway station to take the high speed train from Shanghai to Hangzhou.

west lake

Upon arrival, your professional local guide will meet you at the exit. Start your wonderful Hangzhou tour from West Lake, a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy your cruise over the lake that are accompanied with a series of fascinating sites. You will absorb enchanting views and listen about the famous folk tales all way along.

Then move to the nearby Lingyin Temple. Concealed in the lush trees and peaks around, the temple is like an unsullied land far away from the busy world. Appreciate exquisite carvings and paintings, ancient pagodas and Buddha statues in different halls. And you could make your wish and worship the Buddha like a local for the ancient Lingyin Temple is regarded as the most efficacious temple by many prayers.

Grand Canal Feilai Peak Lingyin Temple-1

After an enlightening visit in Lingyin Temple, follow your guide to appreciate Feilai Peak which is known as the ancient grottoes treasures in the south of Yangzi River area. Be shocked by more than three hundred Buddhist statues carved along the peak; each of them is different from one another.

After a long time visit, it's time to have lunch and take a short break. Your guide is always willing to give you recommendations of local cuisines and restaurants.

In the afternoon, set out to Tea Plantation for an in-depth tea culture exploration. Upon arrival, you will be excited by boundless green pasture and fresh air with tea aroma. Get your chance to watch tea-making, from which you could get a better understanding of Chinese tea.

Meijiawu Tea Village

The first day concludes here and you will be transferred to the hotel in Hangzhou.

Accommodation:
Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake (5 star) Hangzhou Zhongwei Sunny Hotel (5 star)

Day 2 Hangzhou - Wuzhen Water Town (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Wuzhen Water Town in about one hour's drive. You will appreciate typical Jiangnan landscape from delicate Wuzhen with profound culture and gorgeous history of six hundred years.

Wuzhen Water Town

Upon arrival, pay a visit to the Hundred-bed Museum where displays large collections of various beds from Ming and Qing Dynasties to modern times. Take the chance to learn about Chinese bed culture and carving technology in the museum. You may hear interesting anecdotes about the beds from your knowledgeable guide.

And then, take a visit to Hongyuantai Dyehouse established in Song and Yuan Period (1271-1279), which is specialized Chinese blue calico. Watch the traditional making process and be amazed by the sophisticated craftsmanship. The natural flower-printed blue cloth is a good choice for Wuzhen souvenirs.

For lunch, you can taste some local cuisines and snacks; feel free to ask for recommendation from your guide.

Continue your exciting Wuzhen trip by heading to Sanbai Wine Workshop, the origin of famous Wuzhen specialty Sanbai Wine. Take a close look at the conventional making process of the wine for a further understanding of Wuzhen wine culture. Brewed with rice, flour and water, the mellow Sanbai Wine deserves your try.

Later, move to appreciate the unique Chinese theatrical performance – the interesting shadow puppet show in Shadow Play Theater. The excellent shadow play taken from classic Chinese myths and legends offers the you a special experience of Chinese culture.

Your wonderful two-day tour in Hangzhou concludes here. And you will be transferred to nearby Tongxiang Railway Station for taking high-speed train back to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Shanghai, service ends here.

Tour Highlights
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure:Daily 2017/2018
Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
  • High Season
  • Low Season
Mar 16, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019
Luxury USD 728
Superior USD 564
Note: The prices shown above are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, etc.).