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4 Days Shanghai Xitang( Water-Town) Hangzhou Tour
 

Tour Code: SHP02              团       号:SHP02
Departure:
Every day              发车日期:每日发车

Tour Type: budget tour, sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction: Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Nanjing Road, Shanghai Museum, Temple of City Patron, Xintiandi, People's Square, 
Highlight:  Prepare your eyes for the sharply different colors respectively in the metropolis Shanghai and the unstirred Xitang Water Town! Shanghai is definitely one of the most beautiful places on the earth and visiting it will prove to be more than interesting and entertaining ,
Xitang is an ancient town with peaceful and beautiful environment. It features flat terrain, crisscrossed rivers, numerous, bridges, lanes and ceilinged corridors.Hangzhou and Suzhou are rivals for the position of "Heaven on Earth" and it truly is hard to separate them. Set on the magnificent Westlake, Hangzhou will enchant you with its classical Chinese beauty.


 

 
 
 
 
 
Day and day itinerary:
 
 

Day 1 Arrive in   Shanghai  
Place & Transport::
 Airport pick-up, 
ToActivitie   In Shanghai

Pick up from your hotel at 0830am.Your sightseeing today is the Jade Buddha Temple and Yuyuan Gardensituated opposite the Wuxing
Teahouse in the old quarter of the city. Then a visit to the Bund with its  famous skyline.  then the Nanjing Road, the most famous shopping district in  Shanghai. Remainder of day is at leisure. Live  in 3  Star  Hotel(PuJiang Hotel)  or  Similar.
 

Day2 Shanghai -Xitang-Hangzhou
Place & Transport:  
Today's Activities:
  
This morning you will be driven to visit the small historical town of Xitang. Xitang is an example of a water-town, typical of this part of China. After lunch,board an afternoon train to Hangzhou. Live  in  3  Star  Hotel  or  Similar.

Ceilinged corridors are the most special scene in Xitang construction. These corridors were originally built to make convenience for the residents trading on boats by the side of the rivers. Each shop has a ceiling over the stone-slate road in front of its own house, and the ceilings connect with one another to form corridors. the longest ceiling stretches 1,300 meters, like a silk belt winding along the river.

 Another feature of Xitang is the ancient architecture which was well-preserved from the Ming and Qing Dynasty. there are a total of 122 lanes, long and short, wide and narrow. Five of them are longer than 100 meters. Among all the lanes, Shipi lane is the most famous.

Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, is located by the Qiantang River at the Southern end of the Grand Canal.  As one of the most renowned and prosperous cities of China for much of the last 1,000 years, Hangzhou is also well-known for its beautiful natural scenery, with the West Lake as the most well-known location. The Venetian Marco Polo supposedly visited Hangzhou in the late 13th century. His book refers to the city as "beyond dispute the finest and the noblest in the world.".

Day3  Hangzhou
Place & Transport:  
Today's Activities:
 City sightseeing features a cruise on the scenic West Lake, the highlight in the city, followed by trip to Lingying Monastery and a Tea Production Village. Take a private tour of a silk factory to see the spinning, weaving and  embroidering of Hangzhou's luminous silk.  Live  in  3  Star  Hotel  or  Similar.

 is rich in shopping fiesta and architectural exploration. The car will pull you to the 1,599-meter-long Nanjing Road. (E), the world-known shopping paradise. You can discover whatever item you wish to discover. Your eyes will be glued by numerous shops where varicolored clothes, ornaments, and other shopping stuff are on display.

Withdrawing from the shopping aspect, let's have a 10-minute walk and soon we reach The Bund that provides you with a long array of magnificent buildings in different architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style...

After the lunch you'll move on to another beautiful city Hangzhou by high-speed train. About 1 hour later you'll arrive and check in at the downtown hotel. The night is your free time. You may as well go to appreciate the famous show Impression West Lakee or simply satisfy your appetite at the nearby snack street.
Accommodation: In Hangzhou

Day 4 Departure (Breakfast)
Place & Transport: Depart Shanghai, Flight not included
Today's Activities
  After breakfast we’ll see you off at the Hangzhou airport. Wish you a nice journey!!
Package Details

 
Quotation in USD per person
 
    
 
Price Includes :
1. Entrance fees as listed.
2. Scheduled sightseeing by air-conditioned coach with English speaking guide service.
3. Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itinerary.
4. All transportation within China.
 
Price Excludes:
1.Personal expenses.
2.Tipping to tour guide and driver.
3.Excess baggage.
 
Remarks:
1.Tour itinerary can be tailor-made upon your request.
2.Minimum 2 persons.
3.Special discount for group booking
4.Tour is exclusive of hotel accommodation.