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Hangzhou West Lake

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 443

Hangzhou is known for its natural beauty and cultural sites. A highlight is a cruise on the attractive West Lake which is close to some of the most notable historic sites in the area.


Hangzhou is approximately 180 kilomtres/110 miles from Shanghai and is known for its natural beauty and its historical and cultural heritage. It is also known as one of China’s most attractive cities.

While in Hangzhou, you will spend a full day exploring the city including a cruise on WestLake, a very beautiful and scenic lake with many pagodas, temples and other cultural sites. It has been designated a UNESCO world heritage site. Visit the LingyinTemple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Hangzhou and FlyingPeak with its hundreds of stone carvings of Buddhist statues carved into the cliffs plus the Meijiawu Tea Plantation. In the evening, enjoy a performance of the Tsang Dynasty Show.

The next morning, travel to the Xixi National Wetland with its fish ponds and reed beds – it is home to many species of birds. This will be followed by a cruise on the Grand Canal, a canal that begins in Beijing and finishes in Hangzhou. You will get to have a different perspective of the city.  Finally head to He Fang Street, also known as Old China Street, where you can shop for souvenirs and tea.

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Accommodation in Hangzhou

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    Sofitel by West Lake Hangzhou



    Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake is located on the banks of the city's famous West Lake, close to the central business district. The hotel features 200 elegantly furnished rooms. The executive lounge offers panoramic views of West Lake. Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou is centrally located just a stone's ...

    Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake is located on the banks of the city's famous West Lake, close to the central business district. The hotel features 200 elegantly furnished rooms. The executive lounge offers panoramic views of West Lake. Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou is centrally located just a stone's throw from Xihutiandi, a cluster of commercial and recreational outlets. The hotel is just a short ride from the central train station and close to the international airport.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Gift Shop
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking (Valet)
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sauna
    • Secretarial Service
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi

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    Four Seasons Hangzhou



    Four seasons Hangzou is located on the shores of West Lake. With is unique location guests enjoy views of majestic mountains, ancient temples, traditional pagodas and graceful bridges.

    Four seasons Hangzou is located on the shores of West Lake. With is unique location guests enjoy views of majestic mountains, ancient temples, traditional pagodas and graceful bridges.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Business Facilities
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Currency Exchange
    • Elevator
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Lobby lounge
    • Luggage Service
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Mini Bar
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant

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    Landison Plaza Hangzhou



    Landison Plaza Hotel Hangzhou is a distinctive, modern tower located in downtown Hangzhou yet only minutes away from the timeless beauty of West Lake. The hotel offers 285 elegantly furnished rooms and suites with complimentary high-speed internet. Amenities include three in-house restaurants, a lounge, swimming ...

    Landison Plaza Hotel Hangzhou is a distinctive, modern tower located in downtown Hangzhou yet only minutes away from the timeless beauty of West Lake. The hotel offers 285 elegantly furnished rooms and suites with complimentary high-speed internet. Amenities include three in-house restaurants, a lounge, swimming pool and fitness centre.

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    Best Western Hotel Hangzhou



    Best Western Hangzhou Meiyuan hotel is centrally located in Hangzhou, close to many local attractions and easy access to West Lake, Wulinmen Business Center and several Chinese government buildings. Hotel hosts 198 well-appointed guest rooms and suites. Each room features a refrigerator, cable satellite television ...

    Best Western Hangzhou Meiyuan hotel is centrally located in Hangzhou, close to many local attractions and easy access to West Lake, Wulinmen Business Center and several Chinese government buildings. Hotel hosts 198 well-appointed guest rooms and suites. Each room features a refrigerator, cable satellite television with HBO and Internet access. Hotel amenities include a complimentary full breakfast, fitness center, a cocktail lounge, mini-golf practice green, foreign currency exchange and a meeting room to accommodate up to 280 people. Guests traveling on business will find a variety of amenities to conduct business on the road such as conference facilities, secretarial services and computer access. Guests will be less than one and a half kilometers from the Zhejiang Natural Museum, the Cuiyuan Movie World and the Dragon Sports and Tour Center. The Xi'xi National Wetlands Park is situated just a short distance from the hotel.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Security
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • Barber/ Beauty Shop
    • Car Rental Available
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Fitness Centre
    • Foreign Currency Exchange
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Medical Services
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Newspapers
    • Reception
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Safety Deposit Box

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    Amanfayun Resort



    Surrounded by tea plantations and bamboo groves, Amanfayun is a spiritual sanctuary informed by Chinese tradition and Buddhist monastic culture. Explore this centuries-old village, restored using ancient techniques, at your own pace.

    Surrounded by tea plantations and bamboo groves, Amanfayun is a spiritual sanctuary informed by Chinese tradition and Buddhist monastic culture. Explore this centuries-old village, restored using ancient techniques, at your own pace.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Garden
    • Heating
    • In-Room Safe
    • Restaurant
    • Spa

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 443

Itinerary

Day 1

Hangzhou Airport to Hangzhou Hotel

Duration40 Minutes

Lily Hotel

Five kilometres from the city centre, this unassuming property sits close to the banks of the West Lake. Outside the hotel, guests with good walking shoes can find the West Lake within fifteen minutes, the path from hotel to lake showcasing Hangzhou's innate charm with stone bridges and parks affecting a passage through time. Featuring a dusky palette inside and out, cosy rooms include two of the modern traveller’s most important requirements: internet and comfortable bedding.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Lily Hotel

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    Lily Hotel



    Five kilometres from the city centre, this unassuming property sits close to the banks of the West Lake. Outside the hotel, guests with good walking shoes can find the West Lake within fifteen minutes, the path from hotel to lake showcasing Hangzhou's innate charm with ...

    Five kilometres from the city centre, this unassuming property sits close to the banks of the West Lake. Outside the hotel, guests with good walking shoes can find the West Lake within fifteen minutes, the path from hotel to lake showcasing Hangzhou's innate charm with stone bridges and parks affecting a passage through time. Featuring a dusky palette inside and out, cosy rooms include two of the modern traveller’s most important requirements: internet and comfortable bedding.

    Facilities

    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Games Room
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Medical Services
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sauna

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Day 2

Full Day West Lake Cruise Lingyin Temple and Tea Plantation with Lunch

Today's tour begins with boat-ride on the West Lake. After that, you will visit the ancient Lingyin Temple Scenic Area. This huge area includes the temple and the mini-mountain, "Feilai Peak". The park contains large Buddhist rock carvings and exploring the grounds will lead you to many quaint photogenic scenes. After lunch, you will be invited to the Tea Plantation where you can see how the tea was made.

Duration7 Hours

Song Dynasty Show

The Song Dynasty ruled China from 1127 to 1279, moving their capital to Hangzhou in 1129. In dedication to its rich history, "the Song Dynasty Town" was created in Hangzhou. There are five parts inside the town, including the "Romance of Song Dynasty, an impressive performance based on the historic stories and legends of the city. This grand stage show will take you on a journey back to in time. With colorful costumes, laser lights and magnificent dancers and actors, this is one show in China you cannot miss in China!

Duration1 Hour
Day 3

Full Day Tour to Xixi Wetland Grand Canal Cruise and He Fang Street with Lunch

Begin by seeing the striking beauty of the Xixi Wetland Park whose scenery looks just like that of a typical Chinese painting. Move along to the Grand Canal, spanning almost 1800KM, the longest man-made waterway in the world. Finish off with a trip to Qing He Fang Street, a popular destination for admiring antique buildings while purchasing items from a wide range of local goods.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Hangzhou Hotel to Hangzhou Airport

Duration2 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

3 nights accommodation, return airport transfers by private vehicle, 2 full day tours of Hangzhou, an evening performance of the Tang Dynasty Show, and meals as indicated.

DP HANCITY4DCN 24 Feb 2018
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