Day Trip

A Spiritual Journey to Hangzhou by High Speed Rail

From 154.67

134.50 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou
  • Duration: 12 Hours
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 10

Come and learn why Hangzhou is called the "Heavenly City" as you learn more about the religious beliefs and customs of the area. From Linyin Temple to a local green tea farm and the famous West Lake area, Hangzhou will soothe your spirit.

Great overview and orientation of the city

Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Chance to sample taste dragon well green tea and learn about the tea culture

What You Can Expect

During the visit to Hangzhou, you will be amazed by the natural scenery and historic sites of West Lake while taking a boat sightseeing. Besides, other cultural experiences are included: a visit to an old Buddhist temple, a view of the cultivation and production of traditional Chinese Longjing tea in the local green tea farm, at last a leisure walk along the old local pedestrian street – Hefang Street.

  • Depart to Hangzhou

    Meet your driver at the hotel lobby and start your journey by taking a train to Hangzhou.

  • Visit Linyin Temple

    Pickup in Hangzhou Railway Station, head to visit Linyin Temple. Linyin Temple, is located in Hangzhou, near to the West Lake. It was built l600 years ago when the Indian monk HuiLi came there, thus regarded as one of the ten famous oldest temples in China, Nowadays it’s still a sacred Buddhist destination for disciples to come and pray. And for you, just come and immerse yourself into the tranquility while appreciating the mountainous landscape surrounding the temple.

  • Experience Chinese tea culture

    Continue to Meijiawu Longjing Tea Plantation where you will taste local Hangzhou-cuisine food at the homemade restaurant and taste some local famous dragon well (Longjin) green tea. After lunch you will have a short hiking trip along the tea plantation. Enjoy the amazing view of the tea garden and learn about tea picking and culture.

  • Head to West Lake area

    After that, head to the famous West Lake area, the "golden name card "of Hangzhou and famed for its beautiful natural scenery, historic sites and cultural relics. Take a boat on the lake, and relieve yourself to the stunning scenery.

  • Walk along Hefang Street

    Visit to the local old pedestrian street – Hefang Street. Wonder on the street, taste the local delicacy, visit the folklore museums and appreciate the traditional Chinese handiworks. Enjoy your time as a local!

  • Travel back to Shanghai

    Travel back to Shanghai by high speed rail then transfer back to your hotel.

Price Details

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What's Included?

    • Hotel pick up and drop off (Only for hotels located in downtown area, pick up does not include the hotel in the outskirts such as Jiading, Songjiang, Qingpu, Jinqiao, Chuansha in Pudong areas etc. If your hotel is not in the downtown your guide will give you the instruction to meet at the downtown point)
    • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, chosen for ample space
    • Round trip fast train fare (Second Class)
    • Tickets for Boat Cruise
    • Delicious lunch
    • Entrance fee to Linyin Temple


    • Guide & driver gratuities (Recommended)
    • Additional beverages at lunch
    • Dinner

    Additional Info

    Special Reminding:

    Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants (for travel)

    A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

    Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

    You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
    Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
    If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


    The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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