Private Hangzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by First Class Seating Bullet Train

10-hour tour in Hangzhou is precious, so don't waste it standing in line! Join the handpicked the best skip-the-line tour so you can see all the top sites around UNESCO Site West lake without the long lines, skip the entrance line on scenic spots. Accompanied by your knowledgeable private guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10 + years driving experice. The bullet train makes Hangzhou easy to reach from Shanghai, choose first class seat to upgrade your journey to ensure a comfortable trip.You have the options to have lunch at the restaurant recommended by our guides (THEY ARE FOODIES, they really know where and what to eat in the city) or have an authentic home-cooked meal at a local farmer's home which is a great chance to talk with the villagers and learn more about the real life in the city.

NOTE: Since it's a 10 hours tour, to make your trip comfortable and convenient, we provide FREE COLD DRINKS, FREE-WIFI, UMBRELLA & PHONE CHARGER during the tour.

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  • What's included :
    • Shanghai downtown hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Licensed English & Chinese speaking tour guide
    • Private Boat ride on West Lake
    • Bottled Water/Soda Drinks/Cold Drinks
    • Round Way Shanghai Hangzhou Train Ticket if you book the all inclusive option
    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees listed in the itinerary
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, West of the Hongqiao Airport, Minhang District, Shanghai 200335 China

    Departe from your Shanghai downtown hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and catch your bullet train to Hangzhou. Upon arrival, meet your dedicated guide at the South Arrival exit of Hangzhou train station with a name sign.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Start with a morning visit to the West Lake, one of world UNESCO Sites. Taking a Private Boat Sailing on the picturesque West Lake is an enjoyable and relaxing way to appreciate the beautiful scenery with its islands, causeways, temples, pagodas and ornamental planting.

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China

    Next, pay a visit to Linying Temple. 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 . From the Lingyin Temple, walk along a cobblestone pathway leading to Amanfayun Village, a restored Chinese village dating back hundreds of years and situated in a remote forest of camphor and bamboo. Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of the hamlet dotted with traditional dwellings and surrounded by tea fields. There are always long lines in front of the ticket office, we have our own way to book the ticket to let you skip the line and head straight inside with your guide.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    After lunch, stroll along the Meijiawu tea village and taste a cup of real Longjing Green Tea. As an important and the largest production base of Longjing Tea in Hangzhou, Meijiawu Tea Village is the best place for sightseeing, combining farmhouses and tea culture for locals, it is features Quiet, relaxing and refreshing place, full of tea plantation.

    Duration: 40 minutes

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

    Later, visit Guo's Villa (Guo Garden), the best existing traditional private residence in Hangzhou, built in the Qing Dynasty. Follow your expert guide, you'll get an insght to Chinese garden design, such as the pavilions, tasteful landscaping layout, the sky-mirriring pond and the spirit, water.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Hangzhou Chenghuang Pagoda, Wushan Mountain, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002 China

    The last stop for the tour is Cheng Huang Pavilion where you can get a paroramic view of West Lake. Whenever you come into the city at night from the East, the first thing you can see off in the distance is this place: It's the most noticeable building in the Hangzhou skyline.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai

    At the end, you will take the train ride back to Shanghai and end your tour at your Shanghai downtown hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup & Drop-off service is arranged at Your centrally located hotel, outskirt hotel, airport , cruise port or train station
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • You full name and passport number are required at time of booking for all participants
    • Please provide hotel information in "special requirement" at time of booking
    • We will book the train ticket accordingly once we received the booking, but please note if you are booking the tour within 48 hours during China holidays, we cannot guarantee the ticket availability.
    • 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.


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Organised by China Private Tours

Activity ID: V-6977P164

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