This is a private, full-day trip from Shanghai to Hangzhou. After you are picked up in your hotel lobby in the early morning, you will take a bullet train to Hangzhou. This is the fastest way to Hangzhou and you can experience train speeds of up to 300 kilometers per hour.
Your tour begins at one of Hangzhou’s signature sites, the West Lake. Enjoy a lake cruise to see the top ten West Lake scenic views. You will then be taken to experience the wonderful cuisine of Hangzhou at a local restaurant.
After lunch, you will visit Faxi temple, a well-known Temple dating back to the Jin Dynasty. See its famous wooden Buddha. Here, you will see fewer tourists and more locals.
Finally, enjoy a cup of green tea when you visit the famous Longjing village to see wild fields of Longjing tea bushes where the locals produce the world famous green tea- Longjing Tea. In the village, all locals are tea farmers and you will see the entire procedure of making the famous tea and will get the chance to taste the best quality emperor tea.
At the end you will take the bullet train back to Shanghai and you guide will send you back to your hotel
|Tour type||Group tour|
|Your group size||Min 1, max 15|
1.West Lake cruise 2.Longjing tea tasting 3. Lunch 4.Professional English-speaking guide(door to door) 5.Hotel pickup and drop-off in Shanghai 6.Private transportation 7.Entrance ticket(temple, tea village)
1.Round-trip bullet train tickets 2. Personal expenses 3. Gratuities
1.Hotel information and personal contact information for pick up are required
2.Passport number, traveler's name, expire date and country are required at time of booking for all participants for train ticket reservation
3.We will book your train tickets in advance. We automatically book 2nd class train tickets for you unless you require to upgrade your seats at the time of booking. Round trip 2nd class is 28USD, 1st class is 45USD, Business class is 85USD. Train ticket is exclusive.
4.Generally the pick up is 7am in the morning. You may request for late pick up and it should be written in special requirements at the time of booking. The late pick up time will be 8:30am. Please note the tour from door to door is 11 hours. Therefore you will back late if you departure late.
All travelers have to bring the passport with you on the travel date.