During the one day trip from Shanghai to Hangzhou, you can enjoy the best of Hangzhou which is known for its beautiful surroundings and historical heritage. Picked up at your Shanghai hotel and transferred to Hangzhou by private van ,which needs around 2 hours.
The first site is the sign of Hangzhou--West Lake. It is by the green hills on three sides that the and islands.A boat ride is a good choice to enjoy the lakes and its surroundings on the cruise.
Lingyin Temple is located at the northwest of the West Lake. As the oldest temple in the city, Lingyin Temple has a long history of 1600 years,and a peaceful atmosphere bestowed by the grant landscape. Next to the Lingyin Temple is the Peak Flown from Afar, which is a pure limestone mountain that is very distinctive from the sandstone mountains around it. Afterwards, pay a visit to Six Harmonies Pagoda which is one of the true masterpieces of ancient Chinese architectures. Upon climbing the pagoda, you will have a spectacular view of the Qiantang River Bridge spanning the surging tides of the Qiantang River.
Back to Shanghai after the tour.
*Entrance fees to attractions listed in itinerary
*Typical Chinese lunch
*Private car/van and driver, and English-speaking tour guide
*One bottle of mineral water per person each day
*All personal expenses
*Tips are highly appreciated but not requested