Your driver and guide will pick you up by holding a sign with your name at your Shanghai downtown hotel around 8:00 am, and you will be contacted to reconfirm the exact pickup time one day ahead of the travel date. This tour covers West Lake and Six Harmonies Pagoda in Hangzhou. When the tour is finished, we will drive you back to your Shanghai downtown hotel.
Your hotel in Shanghai downtown area
2 Hours Before Train Time
This tour will lead you to the most popular attraction in the southern Chinese city Hangzhou. Hangzhou is famous for the super elegant scenery of West Lake where it has left many legendary stories and poems. You will also acquaint with sites where it own the long history and special meaning for Hangzhou city. All private transfer in the whole journey as well as a Chinese lunch are included.
During the one day trip from Shanghai to Hangzhou, you can enjoy the best of Hangzhou city where is known for natural scenery and historical heritage. In the morning at some 8:00 am, the guide will pick you up while holding a name-board at your Shanghai downtown hotel and transfer you to Hangzhou by a private van, the journey is around 2 hours.
The first station of the tour is the sign of Hangzhou–West Lake, one of the top scenic spots in China which has been praised and eulogized by many Chinese literati. It is enclosed by green hills on three sides. The scenery in the four seasons are beautiful. You will take a cruise on the lake to meet the highlight mini scenery sites of the area like Three Pagoda Mirroring the Moon, Solitary Hill and Leifeng Pagoda.
Then let’s head to Six Harmonies Pagoda considered as one of the masterpieces of ancient Chinese architectures. The pagoda was built in Northern Song dynasty to suppress the tide of Qiantang river. Climbing up the pagoda, you will have a spectacular view of the Qiantang River Bridge that spans the surging tides of the river.
When the tour finished, our driver will drive you back to your downtown hotel in Shanghai.