Hangzhou Three Days Tour
Scenic Spots: Wuzhen Ancient Town, Lingyin Temple, Peak Flown from Afar, Six Harmonious Pagoda, West Lake and Hangzhou Tea Plantation
Tour Code: HZT-02
Day 1: Hangzhou
In the morning our guide will pick you up at your hotel. Visit the famous Lingyin Temple and the Peak Flown from Afar. After lunch, you will visit the Six Harmonious Pagoda. Be driven back to your hotel before night.
Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples of northern China. It is built beside the Peak Flown from Afar (Fei Lai Feng) to the west of the West Lake. Legend has it that 1600 years ago, an Indian monk came to Hangzhou. He saw the astonishing beauty of the mountains here and thought it was where immortals retreated. Hence he had a temple built and named it the Lingyin Temple (Immortals Retreat Temple).
The Peak Flown From Afar is just opposite to the Lingyin Temple. It is a 209 meters limestone peak, which was said to fly over from India and set here. Representing the Southern China's carving grottoes, there are 388 ancient statues carved during the period of the Five Dynasties to the Yuan Dynasty (907-1368 A D) in the Peak Flew From Afar Cave. The stone figures appear in a variety of poses, standing, squatting, sitting and sleeping. They are national cultural heritages which are under the protection of the national government.
Day 2: Hangzhou
In the morning, you will be picked up at the lobby of your hotel. Be driven to the famous West Lake. After a cruise tour on the West Lake, we will arrange you walking along the bank of the lake. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the lake. After lunch, you will be driven to visit the China Tea Museum and Hangzhou Tea Plantation, enjoy the Chinese Tea Culture.
West Lake Scenic Area is a famous national scenic area in Hangzhou. The whole scenic area is centered at the West Lake with mountains on three sides. It covers an area of 60 square kilometers with a water area of 5.68 square kilometers. Over 90 historical sites and scenic spots act as a colorful garland beautifying the whole area.
China Tea Museum China is the birthplace of tea with the longest history of tea culture. Today tea culture is a bright pearl in traditional Oriental culture. The National Tea Museum opened in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province in 1991. It is located in Longjing (Dragon Well) Village, west of charming West Lake, and covers an area of 22,000 square meters (about 5.4 acres) with a 3500 square meter (about 0.9 acres) construction area.
Day 3: Wuzhen Ancient Town
In the morning, you will be picked up at the lobby of your hotel. Be driven to the Wuzhen Ancient Town. After a full day visit of the Wuzhen Ancient Water Town, you will be driven back to your hotel. See off.
Wuzhen is an old town in the south of Yangtze River Delta in China with a history of more than 1300 years. It is located in the north of Tongxiang City, Zhejiang Province, with Huzhou City to the west and close to Wujiang County of Jiangsu Province to its north. Wuzhen is a representative of the old towns in the south of Yangtze River. Though it has gone through more than 2000 years of historical change, Wuzhen still retains all its original scenes and structures.
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Tour inclusion ($398 per head):
- Entrance fees to all tourist sites
- Personal guide & driver
- Comfortable and clean Personal Car
- Daily lunches at China's finest restaurants for the tour
- Government taxes