Hangzhou City Tour With Alibaba Visiting From Shanghai by Bullet Train

It might seem too complicated to get from Shanghai to Hangzhou to see the city's highlights, but this package takes all of the difficulty of organizing your trip out of your hands. Pick up from your Shanghai hotel, take a bullet train through scenic Chinese countryside to Hangzhou. Start directly from the train station to the West Lake, take the leisure boat cruise, appreaciate the Guo's Villa, enjoy the stuning view of Longjing tea village & sip your cup of tea. Of course, you'll head to the HQ of Alibaba company from the outside and find out how the high-tech works so well at the shopping mall run by this company. All the private guide, driver, lunch, round-way train ticket and Shanghai hotel transfer service, entrance fee, etc are included.

per adult from

$330

NZD

Duration

7 to 9 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Parking Fees
    • Professional Engligsh & Chinese-speaking tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Round-way Shanghai Hangzhou train ticket
    • Entrance Fee listed in the itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Guo's Garden
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Parking Lot, Shengui Rd, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

    In the morning, pick up service is arranged at your Shanghai hotel, drive you to the train station and catch your train to Hangzhou (around 1 h). Once you arrived in Hangzhou, your tour start as below:

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China

    Visit West Lake is the main reason for people come to Hangzhou. West Lake is an iconic, symbolic sight in Hangzhou and is regarded as one of the most beautiful sights in China. Its beauty is the subject of many poems and paintings. Legends originating in West Lake add to it an aura of romance. Taking a boat cruise on West Lake, you'll enjoy the stuning view of some of top ten West Lake sceneries including the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon. The occasional pagoda and Chinese-style arched bridges add atmosphere to the tree-lined walkways, verdant islands and hills make West Lake a very special part of any China experience.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Guo's Garden, No.28 Yanggong, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007 China

    Later, drive you to Guo Garden. It's also named Guo's Villa, is the best existing traditional private residence in Hangzhou. It was built in late Qing Dynasty. With a mountain in the back and the west lake in the front, the garden is known as 'Number One Garden of the West Lake' thanks to its tranquil environment, well-preserved buildings, and tasteful landscaping layout. The key feature, or spirit, is water. Cleaverly juxtaposing shade and light, curved and straight, yin and yang, the garden of Guo Zhuang is a wonderful embodiment of the Chinese wisdom of Taoism and the Way of Nature.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China

    Move to Meijiawu Tea Plantation: Drogon Well Tea, also known as Longjing tea, is a variety of roasted green tea from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China where it is produced mostly by hand and has been renowned for its high quality, earning the China Famous Tea title. Meijiawu Tea village is seated at the hinterland of West Lake Park and it boasts the most important Dragon tea production basis. Here you are in an original natural environment, just relax your feelings and enjoy the special tea culture, taste the fragrant tea while appreciating the beautiful village scenery. And our guide or Tea Farmer will show you how to pick the leaves, how to fry the leaves and how to drink the best tea in China.

    Enjoy your Lunch at a Local Tea Farmer's Tea House to know the real life of the local people: And we also can organize tea farmers teach you how to prepare, cook local delicacies if you want to (optional). You can learn how to cook: Beggar's Chicken, Westlake carp in vinegar source (Do not be scared, no bones!!! Aha), Lotus root, bamboo shoot...and other many tasty vegetables)

    Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hangzhou department Store, YanAnLu 546Hao Jin YinTai, Hangzhou China

    Your last stop is Alibaba Comany, you can have chance to visit Alibaba Company (From outside). Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. The group began in 1999 when Jack Ma founded the website Alibaba.com. Alibaba is the world's largest and most valuable retailer as of April 2016, surpassing Walmart, with operations in over 200 countries, as well as one of the largest Internet companies. Its online sales and profits surpassed all US retailers (including Walmart, Amazon and eBay) combined since 2015. It has been expanding into the media industry, with revenues rising 3-digit percents year on year.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Parking Lot, Shengui Rd, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

    After the tour ends, you'll return back Shanghai by bullet train and drive you to your Shanghai hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    常记私房菜, China, Shanghai Shi, Huangpu Qu, Ren Min Guang Chang, 国合路125号
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup & drop-off service will be arranged at Shanghai downtown hotel.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by China Private Tours

Activity ID: V-6977P191

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