This is a Hangzhou private tour from Shanghai by train, including the most famous attractions in Hangzhou. This tour can be customized to meet your need.
We book round trip high-speed train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou in advance. We usually book ticket departing during 7am and 8am. You need to collect the tickets at the ticket window of the train station with your passport and ticket ID. Then take the train on your own. Upon your arrival at the train station in Hangzhou, our local guide will pick you up and start your one day tour in Hangzhou.
First you will visit the Lingyin Temple & Feilai Peak Scenic Area . Situated in front of Lingyin Temple, as one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist temples in China, it houses various Buddhist literature and treasures. among which more than 470 stone carvings of Buddhist figures were dated from the 10th to 14th centuries.
Lunch is not included. Our tour guide is willing to give you some suggestions.
In the afternoon, visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda, which is erected by the Qiantang River and to the south of the West Lake. It is a perfect symbol of brick-and-wood structure built in the ancient China. It was first built in 970 AD in the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). The name "Six Harmonies" comes from the six Buddhist ordinances, meaning "harmonies of the heaven, earth, east, west, south and north".
Then come to the West Lake Scenic Area: Lying on the west edge of Hangzhou city, it is the symbol of Hangzhou as well as one of the most beautiful sights in China. The best way to admire the scenery is to take a boat on the lake. Boat ticket included.
After the tour, our guide will see you off at the train station in Hangzhou. You will take the high-speed train back to Shanghai by yourself.
Six Harmonies Pagoda