Multi-Day Tour | No-Shopping | With Accommodation | Private Tour
Huangshan | Hangzhou
West Lake | Lingyin Temple & Feilai Peak | Huang Shan
Overnight at: Hangzhou Relax hotel | Huangshan Tiandu & Beihai hotel
West Lake (西湖)
A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2011, Hangzhou's premier tourist attraction, West Lake and its surrounding gardens, hills, rockeries, temples, pagodas and parks have for centuries inspired poets, officials and tourists with their beauty. This beauty pulls an estimated 12 million domestic tourists and half a million foreign tourists annually making it—and, consequentially, Hangzhou—one of China's most tourist-heavy locales.
Its placid waters and lush tree-lined shores, praised by emperors and poets alike, have been the setting of many famous events in Chinese literature and history. Board a vessel and cruise across the lake to view famous sights like Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, the Bai and Su Causeways and Solitary Hill. Flower Harbor Park, located next to Su Causeway, houses many of Hangzhou's most well known attractions, including Red Carp Pond and Peony Garden.
Lingyin Temple (灵隐寺)
The Lingyin Temple, which literally means "where the divine rest in seclusion," has long been considered one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples in China. Originally founded in AD 326, Lingyin Temple has been rebuilt no less than 16 times. Listen as your guide discusses its pagodas and pavilions and introduces you to some of the 470 stone carvings of Buddhist figures on Feilai Peak, which date back to the 10th to 14th centuries.
Feilai Peak (飞来峰)
The Feilai Peak, 209 m (686 ft) tall, is a limestone mountain which is distinct from the sandstone peaks around it. Famous for its Buddhist grottoes and caves, the mountain also offers wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. Large stones scattered along the peak are said to resemble animals like a flying dragon, a running elephant, a crouching tiger, and a fleeing monkey.
Longjing tea plantation (龙井问茶)
The Longjing tea plantation is home to dragon well tea (longjing cha) one of China's most famous types of tea. Located in Meijiawu, the plantation is a legendary Hangzhou attraction where you can tour the grounds, learn about the complexities of tea and experience a traditional tea ceremony.
Hefang Street (河坊街)
A bustling center of commerce since the Song Dynasty, this pedestrian street is lined with shops and restaurants occupying traditional Ming-and-Qing-style buildings and stalls selling various souvenirs.
Huang shan (Yellow Mountain, 黄山)
The craggy rock faces, hanging mists and clustered pines of Huang Shan create a lovely and distinctly Chinese landscape, one instantly recognizable from countless images on silk, paper and porcelain. The mountain range, consisting of some 70 peaks over 1,000 m (3,300 ft), spills across the southern province of Anhui in an exquisite jumble of scenic highlights—twisted lone pines clinging to stony spires, seas of clouds filling rugged valleys, and crystalline mountain spring-fed pools.
Tunxi Old Street (屯溪老街)
Located in Túnxī (屯溪), the central district of Huangshan City, Tunxi Old Street is a stone pedestrian street lined with old shops and restaurants in restored buildings, some originally dating back to the Song Dynasty, done in the traditional style of the region's Huizhou culture.
Day 1 Hangzhou Hotel/Station-Downtown (includes lunch)
Your guide/driver will pick you up from the hotel/station and then transfer to downtown.
* Please note: We recommend you book a train arriving in Hangzhou before 12:00 p.m.
West Lake (about 2 hours)
Hefang Street (about 1 hour)
Stay overnight at Relax hotel or similiar.
Day 2 Hangzhou-Huangshan Downtown (includes lunch)
Feilai Peak & Lingyin Temple (about 2 hours)
Longjing tea plantation (about 1 hour)
After Lunch at a local restaurant in Hongcun you will drive to Huangshan.
Tunxi Old Street (about 2 hours)
Stay overnight at Tiandu International Hotel or similiar.
Day 3 Huang Shan (includes lunch)
Huang Shan (about 5 hours)
Climb up the mountain by Yungu cable car.
Enjoy stunning views from several viewpoints such as Shixin Peak, Lion Peak and A Monkey Gaping at the sea.
Lunch on top of the mountain
After lunch, it's time for more spectacular views from Paiyun pavilion, Feilai Stone and Brightness Summit.
Stay overnight at Beihai Hotel or similiar.
Day 4 Huang Shan-Downtown-Airport/Station (includes lunch)
Early in the morning, enjoy a breath-taking sunrise over Huang Shan.
After that, go back to hotel and enjoy breakfast (at your own expense).
Descend the mountain by Yungu cable car.
Lunch at the foot of mountain and then drive back to Huangshan city
Back in Huangshan city (Tunxi) you'll visit the Hukaiwen Chinese ink stick factory to find out how Anhui's famous calligraphy and painting ink sticks are made, or the Huizhou Culture Museum to learn about the local region's distinctive Huizhou culture. The itinerary is flexible depending on your train/flight.
After the tour ends, you'll be transferred to the airport/station for departure.
2) English-speaking guide service
3) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in details
1) Personal expenses, optional items or anything else not specifically mentioned
1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking. Room rate non-refundable.
2.On departure date we will pick you up from the airport/station. Free pickup/drop-off available for downtown hotels with flights/trains arriving between 9AM-10PM, otherwise an additional charge applies. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. Please call Nick @(+86)13615594178 for any urgent matters.
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6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).
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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)
- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.
- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.