If you have a spare day or so in Shanghai, then this is a perfect day trip to experience the beauty of Hangzhou. You’ll travel by road from Shanghai and on arrival in Hangzhou you’ll board a cruise on the picturesque West Lake. You’ll also gain an insight into Hangzhou’s cultural and religious history by visiting Lingyin Temple and Liuhe Pagoda. Also included is a tour to the very popular Tea Museum and Plantation where you’ll discover the history of tea and sample some of China’s most famous brews.
West Lake Cruise - Lingyin Temple - Liuhe Pagoda - Tea Museum and plantation
From AU $249 per person - twin-share, detailed prices below
Lunch (L) as per the itinerary, accredited English-speaking tour guide, transportation for all specified transfers, tours, entry fees to shows and attractions as per the itinerary
Airfares and taxes, Visa application fees, personal expenses such as telephone, dry cleaning, taxi fares etc, gratuities to guides and drivers, optional activities, shows, meals or any items denoted by ** throughout the itinerary
This morning you’ll be picked up by your guide and transported by road out of Shanghai on route to Hangzhou. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to a wharf where your cruise boat will be waiting. Sit back and relax as you enjoy a wonderful cruise on the beautiful West Lake. After a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll visit Lingyin Temple, which was originally built in the 4th century AD. The temple houses the largest wooden Buddha statue in China. Next you’ll go to the interesting Liuhe Pagoda before dropping in to a Tea Museum and Plantation. You’ll gain a wonderful understanding of the culture of tea and have an opportunity to sample some of China’s finest brews. Transfer back to Shanghai. (L)
Tour Prices per person twin-share in AU$
01 Nov 2012 - 28 Feb 2014
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