7 Days Hangzhou and Mt. Putuo Private Tour

Tour Route: Hangzhou, Ningbo, Mt. Putuo, Shanghai

China Only One Lake Kind World Cultural Heritage-West Lake, The Buddha can Realize Your Wishes-Lingyin Temple,Drink Authentic Longjing Tea in Longjing Village, You are certain to get Lifelong China Tour Memory

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Hangzhou

Upon your arrival in Hangzhou, you will be greeted warmly by the guide.
Then the guide will escort you to check in your hotel.
Have a good rest.

Meals: No meal
Day 2 Hangzhou

After breakfast, begin today’s tour with a visit to the Lingyin Temple, one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples of China. Then head to the West Lake, not only famous for its picturesque landscape, but also associated with many aspects of Chinese culture, and you will enjoy a Cruise on the West Lake. Next stop is the Six Hamonious Pagoda, one of the most precious ancient pagodas in China. Then you will go to the Longjing Tea Village, an area renowned for the quality of its tea leaves.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Hangzhou to Ningbo

Today you will take a train with soft sleeper to Ningbo. Upon your arrival in Ningbo, you will visit the Baoguo Temple, the longest surviving wooden building in China. Then go ahead to Tianfeng Pagoda, renowned for its achitechtural value and ancient artifacts. Next stop is Tianyi Pavilion, not only world famous for its wide collection of books, but also for its unique architecture and elegant landscape.
Then check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Ningbo to Putuo

Today you will go to Putuo by ferry and have a Putuoshan travel, then you will visit the Purple Bamboo Grove Scenic Area, Huji Monastrery and Puji Monastery, the most accessible and famous monastery on Putuoshan.
After that, check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Putuo to Shanghai

In the morning, visit the Fayu Temple, famous for its ancient architecture, delicate wood carvings and inscribed calligraphy by ancient emperors; and the Thousand-Pace Golden Beach, the most beautiful beach on Mt. Putuo. Then end your Mount Putuo travel and transfer to Shanghai by the ferry and check in the hotel for a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Shanghai

After breakfast, go to visit the Shanghai Meseum and Jade Buddha Temple, an active one attracts many visitors from local and overseas tourists. Next stop is the Bund, one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. Afterwards go ahead to visit the Nanjing Road, famous for shopping street.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Depart Shanghai

Today you will be driven to the airport for your departure flight to your sweety home, your China tour ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1220 US$889
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$1283 US$953

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Four-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. All the transfer fares including intercity transfer fees as specified in the itinerary.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
7. Single room supplement.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

Hi, could you tell me where can buy cheap and warm winter clothing in Hangzhou?
Asked by Hebe (Nov.23, 2012)

Lead to China Trip Advisor (Nov.23, 2012) replied:
Sijiqing Clothing Market is highly suggested, it is located on Hanghai Road. Longxiang Clothing City on Yanan Road is a good choice too. And you'd better bargain with the seller.

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