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5 Days Shanghai Hangzhou Tour with West Lake

Shanghai / Hangzhou / Shanghai

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Tour Code:
YRC-SHZT-05
Departure:
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Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Trip overview:
This tour is well designed with a combination of cityscape and natural scenery. In 5 days, you'll visit the Bund, Nanjing Road, Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Oriental Pearl TV Tower as well as West Lake and Wuzhen Water Town etc.
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1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in lower seasons.

2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually more travelers, lower the price; higher price in high seasons, lower in low seasons.

3. This price is valid until February 28th, 2016.

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Highlights

Visit:
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
Yu Garden & Bazaar
Nanjing Road
The Bund
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
 
West Lake
Linyin Temple
Dragon Well Tea Plantation
Wuzhen Water Town
Jade Buddha Temple
Experience:
Have a bird's eye view of the metropolis Shanghai;
Walk along the Bund and Nanjing Road to explore the west-meet-east culture;
Take a boat on West Lake and enjoy some leisure time;
Explore the traditional life in a water town with 2000 years' history.

Sampling Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Welcome to Shanghai, the Oriental Paris in China! Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the airport/train station or cruise port. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. The guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore the west-meet-east city.

Tall Buildings in Pudong New District

Day 2 Shanghai (B, L)

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel. First, get to Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center which displays Shanghai’s urban planning and development. Here, you’ll have vivid ideas about how Shanghai became a cosmopolitan from a shabby fishing village.

Later, head to the 400-year-old Yu Garden, a famous classical garden in south China. Out from Yuyuan Garden, move to Yuyuan Bazaar to explore how elaborate and cute the traditional Chinese handicrafts and art works are, and savor some local flavor snacks. Drive to the highest tower in Aria - Oriental Pearl TV Tower and have a bird view of the Bund and Huangpu River.

Evening Ideas: In this evening, enjoy the stunning acrobatic show with a lot of exciting programs. It is one of the oldest performing arts in China which will make you astonished and amazed.

Walk through the Zigzag Bridge of Yu Garden

Day 3 Shanghai - Hangzhou (B, L)

After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Hangzhou. After arriving in Hangzhou, you’ll first visit Linyin Temple. Founded in AD 326, this temple once housed 3,000 monks who worshiped in more than 70 halls. Hui Li, an Indian monk, thought it was the spitting image of a hill in India and asked whether it had flown here. FeilaiFeng (Flying Peak) us known for the dozens of Buddhist sculptures carved into the rock, many dating from the 10th Century.

After lunch, you’ll enjoy the leisure cruising time on West Lake. Long considered one of the scenic wonders of China, West Lake situated at the Heart of Hangzhou. Fairy Island is worth it to see one the Ten Best Views of West Lake – Three Pools Reflecting the Moon.

Finally, drive to Dragon Well Tea Plantation in Dragon Well Village. It produces one of the China’s most famous varieties of green tea. You could wander around the tea terraces, catching glimpses of the different stages of production – cutting, sorting, and drying - and also buy the tea.

West Lake in Hangzhou

Day 4 Hangzhou - Wuzhen Water Town - Shanghai (B, L)

On this day, you’ll be transferred to Wuzhen Water Town. Located in the center of six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, Wuzhen Water Town displays its two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges floating on mild water, its stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings. It gives a unique experience through its profound cultural background.
The famous attractions in Wuzhen are: Former Residence of Mao Dun, Fanglu Pavilion, and Bridge in Bridge.

After the leisure time in Wuzhen, drive back to Shanghai and escort to hotel. The rest of today is free on your own.

Wuzhen Water Town

Day 5 Shanghai Departure (B)

After breakfast, have a walk along the Bund to witness Shanghai Pudong skyline and appreciate many beautiful old buildings from the colonial era. Stroll along China’s No.1 shopping street - Nanjing Road to see the middle-end and high-end brands and do some shopping here if you like.

Then, continue to Jade Buddha Temple to admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and exquisite religious artifacts.

After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you to the airport, train station or cruise port for flight, train or cruise to your next destination or get back home. Service ends!

Jade Buddha Temple

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