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Hangzhou West Lake

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 726

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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    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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    Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake



    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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    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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    Shangri La Hotel Hangzhou



    The legendary Shangri-La Hotel, Hangzhou stands on the beautiful north shore of Hangzhou's famous West Lake, overlooking Solitary Hill Island and the graceful Xiling Bridge, in a setting that offers guests scenic grandeur, unsurpassed comfort and secluded tranquillity. Guests of this Hangzhou hotel will enjoy ...

    The legendary Shangri-La Hotel, Hangzhou stands on the beautiful north shore of Hangzhou's famous West Lake, overlooking Solitary Hill Island and the graceful Xiling Bridge, in a setting that offers guests scenic grandeur, unsurpassed comfort and secluded tranquillity. Guests of this Hangzhou hotel will enjoy spacious guest rooms and an array of recreational facilities during their stay. Combined with the exceptional level of service, Shangri-La Hotel, Hangzhou is the premier choice among Hangzhou luxury hotels.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Business Centre
    • Children's Activities
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Express Check In/Out
    • Gift Shop
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Mail and Postal Facilities
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Sauna
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi
    • Tennis

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 726

Itinerary

Day 1

Hangzhou Airport to Hangzhou Hotel

Duration40 Minutes

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 pool and fitness centre.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
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Landison Plaza Hangzhou

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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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Day 2

Full Day West Lake Cruise, Lingyin Temple and Tea Plantation including Lunch

Pick up from hotel, walk around the charming West Lake with a cruise on the lake, there is time to explore the beautiful parks and causeways surrounding the water. Then head to visit Lingyin Temple and its name is commonly literally translated as Temple of the Soul's Retreat. It is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes. After Chinese lunch at local restaurant, have an opportunity to see a local tea plantation in this city famous for its green tea and tea fields. Transfer back to hotel.

Duration7 Hours

West Lake Impression Show

Pick up from hotel, enjoy a amazing Westlake Impression Show. It is a large-scale live performance directed by Zhang Yimou and presents the history of the West Lake and beautiful natural scenery as the creative source, with excavation of the Hangzhou ancient folklore and mythology in-depth. Staged on the wavy, mellow and changing West Lake, the performance appears vivid and natural. Contented with the myths and legends of the West Lake, the show leads you to a sweet thousand-year dream. Transfer back to hotel.

Duration1 Hour
Day 3

Full Day West Lake Cruise, Lingyin Temple and Tea Plantation including Lunch

Pick up from hotel, walk around the charming West Lake with a cruise on the lake, there is time to explore the beautiful parks and causeways surrounding the water. Then head to visit Lingyin Temple and its name is commonly literally translated as Temple of the Soul's Retreat. It is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes. After Chinese lunch at local restaurant, have an opportunity to see a local tea plantation in this city famous for its green tea and tea fields. Transfer back to hotel.

Duration7 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.

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2 Sep 2019

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