Gardens & parks

Hangzhou and West Lake private day trip from Shanghai

Availability: Daily
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the beautiful town of Hangzhou
  • Enjoy a boat cruise on its picturesque West Lake
  • Visit the ancient Lingyin Temple
  • See the Old Town and Hu Qing Yu Farmacy
What to expect

Discover beautiful Hangzhou with a boat tour on the West Lake and visit the peaceful Lingyin monastery. Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch, explore Hangzhou's old town and see the traditional Hu Qing Yu Farmacy with a private guide.

In the morning, you will reach Hangzhou by high speed train and discover one of the top scenic areas in China, the West Lake. Surrounded by mountains and historic temples, the freshwater lake offers beautiful sceneries with its islands, pagodas and ornamental trees. Go on a boat tour and enjoy panoramic views from the water.

To the northwest of the lake lays the "Temple of Soul's Retreat", one of China's top ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries. Visit this peaceful sanctuary that is sheltered by forested hills and holds numerous pagodas, Buddhist grottoes and cultural relics.

In the afternoon you will have time to explore the old town of Hangzhou. At the Hu Qing Yu Farmacy you will get interesting insights about the history of traditional Chinese medicine, before returning to Shanghai in the evening.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance ticket
  • Chinese lunch
  • Boat cruise
  • Transfer by car or minibus with air conditioning
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Fast train from/to Shanghai
Meeting point:

You will be picked up from your hotel in Shanghai

What to remember
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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  • Every day at 8.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 70 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 60 % refund.

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