My tour guide, Bonnie, was very knowledgeable regarding all of the sites in Hangzhou. She did a great job of showing me around and filling me in on the history and culture. The boat trip on Westlake was enjoyable, gave a lay of the land,...More
When you book, itemize any special interests you may have—architecture, history, culture, tea, silk, or rural life—so your guide can prepare an itinerary to suit your needs. On the day, greet them either at the train station or your hotel before you explore the city by climate-controlled private vehicle.
The exact itinerary will vary according to your interests, but most will include a boat ride and landscape viewing on UNESCO-listed West Lake (Xi Hu), fourth-century Lingyin Temple, a walk in the tea fields, a Dragon Well (Longjing) tea tasting, and a visit to one of Hangzhou’s historic shopping streets. At the end of the day, your guide will drop you back to your hotel or the train station.
Hangzhou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of China’s most celebrated destinations, but foreigners have yet to discover its charms. Locals speak little English, so a guide is essential for anyone who’d like to cover ground quickly. Make the most of the city’s key attractions—architecture, landscapes, tea, and silk—with this private Hangzhou tour tailor-made to suit your needs.