Hangzhou Private Day Tour of West Lake, Lingyin Temple and Tea Village
Set out on a scenic drive around Hangzhou’s UNESCO-listed landscapes on this private full-day sightseeing tour and enjoy a fully-customizable itinerary. Cruise around the mist-shrouded West Lake, one of China’s most memorable natural wonders, and stroll around the Flower Harbor Park. Visit the famous Lingyin Temple, sample traditional tea at the Meijiawu Tea Village and stop for lunch in a local family home.
per adult from
8 to 10 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Hotel or train station pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional English Speaking tour guide
- Boat ride on West Lake
- Experienced tour guide
- Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China
Meet your private guide upon pickup at the Hangzhou railway station or your hotel lobby in Hangzhou city. Set out on a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle, and talk with your guide about any particular interests you have so the commentary and itinerary can be customized. Start with a 35-minute boat ride on tranquil West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site and perhaps Hangzhou's most famous attraction. Relax amid enchanting scenery as your guide points out historic pagodas, Chinese-style arched bridges, tree-lined walkways, green islands and lush gardens.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Huagangguanyu Park, China, Zhejiang Sheng, Hangzhou Shi, Xihu Qu, 西山路5-1号
Finish your cruise at Huagang (Flower Harbor) Park Wharf. A clean stream flows from Huajia Hill to join West Lake, and many flowers grow where the fresh water flows in. Stroll through part of the 54-acre (22-hectare) park to see the many varieties, including a peony garden that blooms in April, and stop at Red Carp Pond — a popular spot for viewing fish.
Duration: 50 minutes
Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China
Continue your tour to Lingyin Temple & Feilai Peak. At the site, you'll see the ancient tree roots that rise above the ground, their branches twisting and winding up the peak. Immerse yourself in Lingyin Temple, the biggest & oldest temple of China. It's a great centre of information for those who wish to study aspects of Chinese Buddhism in detail. You'll see the palaces, pavilions and halls together with their many figures of Buddhist deities represent a splendid and unque collection of architectural and artistic cultural relics.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Southern Song Imperial Street, Zhongshan Middle Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002 China
Your final stop is Song Dynasty Imperial Street, renamed Zhongshanlu Beiduan. Walk with your guide along this road that stretches 1,310 feet (400 meters) and leads to the imperial palace of the Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960–1127). If you wish, stop at any of the snack bars that offer local delicacies and shops that sell antiques, embroidered items and silk. End your private tour with a drive back to your Hangzhou downtown hotel or the Hangzhou Train station.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- 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.