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Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest and most famous Buddhist temples in China and a top attraction in Hangzhou. Situated at the foot of Lingyin Mountain and surrounded by forest, Lingyin Temple is known for its tranquil setting, spiritual atmosphere, and numerous pagodas, grottoes, and Buddhist relics.

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Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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You can choose the attractions you visit and the places you see on this private full-day tour of Hangzhou. Work with your guide to customize your itinerary, and see famous spots, such as Meijiawu Tea Village, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, Liuhe Pagoda, and Longjing Village. Go on a boat ride on West Lake, see Chinese monks at Lingyin Temple, or even taste snakes on Hefang Street. This tour includes round-trip bullet-train tickets.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$276.00
Price varies by group size
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$276.00
Price varies by group size
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Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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The dream-like beauty of West Lake led to Hangzhou's nickname as the "Heavenly City." Tour Hangzhou's top attractions, including the West Lake area and the Meijiawu Tea Farm, alongside a private guide on this day trip from Shanghai, which includes transportation and optional tour upgrades for lunch and entrance fees.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$275.00
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$275.00
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Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple

Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple

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Enjoy a full-day tour with an experienced guide to explore the highlights of Hangzhou. Visit Lingyin Temple, one of the most renowned Buddhist temples in China, and see intricate Buddhist carvings in numerous grottoes. Then head to Dragon Well Tea Plantation where you drink tea in a shaded pavilion with spectacular views. Finally, take a scenic cruise on West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site, then stop at Red Carp Pond. Enjoy great photo ops on a tour that includes transportation by climate-controlled coach with hotel pickup and drop-off, and lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.99
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$61.99

Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

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Tour the scenic cultural highlights of Hangzhou on a full-day coach tour, including hotel pickup and drop-off. Take a boat ride on West Lake and visit Lingyin Temple, a Meijiawu tea plantation, and the Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda). Learn about Chinese history and architecture while you explore each landmark.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.06
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$77.06

All-inclusive Customized Hangzhou Layover Tour

All-inclusive Customized Hangzhou Layover Tour

Welcome to Hangzhou! Make the most of your stopover in Hangzhou and visit the city highlight in a limited time. This tour take you to West lake, Linyin temple, Feilai peak, and Longjing Tea plantations. Entrance tickets, private guide, lunch are all inclusive. Please note: ‱ This layover tour requires at least 8 to 10 hours between two connecting flights. ‱ The latest tour departure time is 3PM ‱ If you wish to be picked from your hotel, please advise your desired tour start time upon booking ‱ If you wish to be picked/dropped from/to your hotel, please choose One Way Airport Transfer tour option
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$189.67
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$189.67
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5-Day Private Tour to Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou by High Speed Train

5-Day Private Tour to Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou by High Speed Train

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See the best of Shanghai and Suzhou on a private 2-day tour with an informative guide and small-group of up to nine guests. Visit the Shanghai Museum, walk through the lovely Yu Gardens and Bazaar, take in colonial architecture along the Bund, shop along Nanjing Road, and enjoy a Huangpu River cruise. Then travel out to Suzhou and Tongli water town to see ancient streets lined with charming old buildings and explore the Classical Garden of Suzhou.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,186.00
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$1,186.00
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2-Day Unlimited Private Trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou by Bullet Train from Shanghai

2-Day Unlimited Private Trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou by Bullet Train from Shanghai

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An old Chinese proverb says, “In heaven, there is paradise; on earth, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou.” Experience these two classical cities from Shanghai with a private guide to put the culture in context on this 2-day adventure by bullet train and private car. Choose between a guiding and transfer service, with fast train tickets, or upgrade for an all-inclusive package with lunch, entrance tickets, and a Suzhou boat ride.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$468.00
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$468.00
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3-Day Remarkable Private Tour of Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou

3-Day Remarkable Private Tour of Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou

Discover the fascinating Shanghai city and the beautiful Suzhou and Hangzhou during this 3-day private tour.  Enjoy the amazing sightseeing of the top attractions in each city and have a wonderful experience of the speedy bullet train of China. The itinerary can be 100% customized based on your own interests. Accompany by your professional private guide each day to learn the local history and culture. Take away with the unforgettable sweet memories of Eastern China.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$625.00
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$625.00
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4-Hour Hangzhou City Private Customized Tour with Options

4-Hour Hangzhou City Private Customized Tour with Options

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Explore the ancient city of Hangzhou on this private, customizable excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, craft an itinerary that suits your interests and visit top attractions like Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Garden, and West Lake. Learn about Hangzhou’s history and culture from a knowledgeable, English, Mandarin Chinese or German-speaking guide and enjoy a delicious meal (optional) before returning to your destination.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.32
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$112.32
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Jack HangZhou Private Tour

Jack HangZhou Private Tour

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Well Choosen one day tour in HangZhou: 1\LeiFeng Pagoda: Go to top to enjoy the bird-eyes view of whole lake and party of city, then you feel you are king, you are the queen.  2\Boat in West Lake: Enjoy the pretty view with Jack's story, history and game ^v^ 3\Tea plantation: Enjoy a cup of green tea with professional introduction .  4\Silk Museum:Discover the scecrey of Silk Road which from Middle East to HangZhou, China.  More option:  1\ HeFang Street 2\ Mr.Hu's Former Residence 3\ Grand Canel 4\ XiXi Wetland  5\ LingYin Temple and so on ... Show in HangZhou :  1\ Impression West Lake show : 19:30-20:30 2\ Song Town show : one of top 3 shows in the world .
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.42
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$167.42
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Hangzhou Your Way: Private Full-Day Hangzhou City Transport

Hangzhou Your Way: Private Full-Day Hangzhou City Transport

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Discover the city Marco Polo famously called ‘paradise’ on this private full-day tour of Hangzhou, including hotel pick-up. Capture photos of the glittering West Lake; admire the unique rock formations of Feilai Mountain; and see landmarks like Lingyin Temple, Leifeng Pagoda and Six Harmonies Pagoda. After lunch (own expense), discover the history of China’s silk trade at the fascinating National Silk Museum, then stroll down the lively shopping street of Qinghefang.
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  • 8 hours
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$172.71
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$172.71
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Private Hangzhou Day Tour to cruise in West Lake, Tea Plantation & Hefang street

Private Hangzhou Day Tour to cruise in West Lake, Tea Plantation & Hefang street

Travel to the historical city of Hangzhou and enjoy a cruise tour on West Lake. Stroll on the Su Causeway and visit Yuefei Temple, admiring the surrounding mist-cloaked hillsides, pavilions, and willows. After lunch, continue along the path to visit the scenic spots around the west lake, LingYin Temple, Klippe Ling Yin, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, a traditional tea farming village nestled in emerald slopes. And last but not least, visit one of the original Chinese medicine shops at Hefang Street. Entrance fees, lunch, and private transport with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.01
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$249.01
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Half-Day Flexible Private Hangzhou Highlight Tour

Half-Day Flexible Private Hangzhou Highlight Tour

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Don't waste time visiting places you're not interested in: on this customizable tour you can choose a few sights and attractions in Hangzhou that interest you most, and visit them with a guide. Learn about Chinese culture and history by checking out places that appeal to you. These might include West Lake, Lingyin Temple, the National Tea Museum, or many other interesting places.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.44
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$114.44
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1 day Shanghai to Hangzhou Mini Group Tour

1 day Shanghai to Hangzhou Mini Group Tour

Hangzhou is a beautiful city and has been a famous city for thousands of years. Our guide will take you to the must-visit place West Lake, which is the perfect place to enjoy a great day, where tourists could see superior sceneries, visit ancient buildings, take a boat on the lake, walk along the causeways, or take bike around the lake. After West Lake, you could go to Lingyin Temple, visit the old buildings, see Buddhism scriptures, and valuable paintings housed in Linyin Temple, and climb Feilai Mountain.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.80
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$130.80

3-Day Private Tour: Shanghai, Hangzhou And Suzhou

3-Day Private Tour: Shanghai, Hangzhou And Suzhou

Experience the 3-day private tour from Shanghai to Hangzhou and Suzhou. Explore southern China's most dynamic and amazing sites, having great time from the impressive Shanghai museum, Yuyuan garden and Jade Buddha temple. You will also visit other must-see attractions from Hangzhou and Suzhou highlights such as west lake, Linyin temple, tea plantation, Humble Administrator’s Garden and Lingering Garden. Private vehicle, English speaking tour guide service and all entrance tickets are provided.
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  • 3 days
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$728.00
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$728.00
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Amazing Hangzhou Private Day Trip by High Speed Train from Shanghai

Amazing Hangzhou Private Day Trip by High Speed Train from Shanghai

This is a tailor-made city tour in Hangzhou from Shanghai with around high speed train. Private both transportation in Shanghai are provided. Start the tour from Hangzhou east station with the local guide and driver, immerse you into Hangzhou’s amazing highlights, such as West Lake, Lingyin Temple and Tea Plantation. All entrance tickets, delicious lunch, private English-speaking guide and driver, whole day transfer service are all included in this 8-hour tour.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Hangzhou Private Customized Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Hangzhou has always been known as the "Paradise on earth", a city endowed with picturesque West Lake, fine green tea, and lakeside temples. Rather than struggling to plan your own itinerary, make the most of Hangzhou on a private full-day tour. It's the perfect introduction for first-time China visitors. Just pick three attractions, perhaps the boat ride on the west lake, Lingyin temple, Guo's Villa or tea plantation, and design your dream day out. Entrance fees are at your own expense, upgrade to tour with first class train ticket at the time of booking.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$281.50
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$281.50
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All-inclusive Customized Hangzhou Private Day Tour

All-inclusive Customized Hangzhou Private Day Tour

Explore the beautiful Paradise City Hangzhou on a fully customized sightseeing day tour while you are in town. Accompanied by your personal guide, stroll around Flower Harbor Park and take a relaxing boat on the West Lake. Visit the famous Lingyin Temple; see the traditional Meijiawu Dragon Well tea plantation, and wonder along the old Hefang Street. Local lunch, tea tasting, entrance fees of Lingyin Temple and Leifeng Pagoda, boat ride experience at West Lake, private guide and private vehicle service are all inclusive. If you wish to swap some different attractions, please feel free to discuss with your friendly guide on the travel day.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$216.16
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$216.16
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All Inclusive Private Hangzhou Day Trip by Bullet Train from Shanghai

All Inclusive Private Hangzhou Day Trip by Bullet Train from Shanghai

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This private day trip will take you away from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai city to beautiful Hangzhou City. One of the fun part of this trip is to experience the fastest bullet train service (round trip). On this day, you will visit Zhongzhu Temple, Meijiawu green tea plantation and West Lake where you can enjoy a relaxing boat ride. A tasty local lunch at tea farmers’ restaurant is inclusive.
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  • 12 hours
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$346.67
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$346.67
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Private Day Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Private Day Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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With little English spoken, Hangzhou can be hard to navigate independently. Let your private guide take the strain on a day trip to the city by high-speed bullet train, with a personal driver to ensure you cover sufficient ground. Tour West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Qinghefang Ancient Street, Leifeng Pagoda, and the Longjing tea plantations as your guide explains the city’s rich history. Please note: Tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$348.00
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$348.00
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Private Hangzhou Day Tour: Meijiawu Tea Village And West Lake From Shanghai

Private Hangzhou Day Tour: Meijiawu Tea Village And West Lake From Shanghai

Visit Hangzhou and a tea village on this private 9-hour trip from Shanghai. Travel to the historical city of Hangzhou and enjoy a cruise on West Lake, admiring the surrounding mist-cloaked hillsides, pavilions, and willows. After a Chinese lunch, explore Meijiawu, a traditional tea farming village nestled in emerald slopes. See the teahouses and sample the local Dragon Well tea before returning to Shanghai. Entrance fees, lunch, and private transport with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$466.00
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$466.00
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Hangzhou Private Flexible Day Tour with West Lake Boat Cruise

Hangzhou Private Flexible Day Tour with West Lake Boat Cruise

Enjoy this full day 8-hour private Hangzhou city sightseeing tour with a local expert guide. Spend some quality time visit the city’s top attractions inline with your own styles. Cruise around the UNESCO West Lake, one of the China’s famed natural wonders, appreciate the charming scenery along the lake. Visit the impressive stone Buddha Grottos in Fei Lai Peak, admire the Grand Lingyin Buddhist temple while visiting different sections of the area. Sample some famed green tea and freshly prepared home dish at the local tea farmer’s house while enjoying the amazing view of the green tea terrace and countryside scenery. Customizable itinerary catering to your own preferences, enjoy convenient and comfortable door to door transfer from Hangzhou hotel or Hangzhou Train Station.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.82
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$147.82
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Flexible Hangzhou Private Day Tour with Lunch

Flexible Hangzhou Private Day Tour with Lunch

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Spend the day discovering the highlights of Hangzhou on this flexible, private tour. Pick a departure time that suits you best, and set off directly from your hotel. You can explore the UNESCO-listed West Lake, enjoy a delectable farm lunch at the Longjing Tea Plantation, tour the ancient Lingyin Buddist Temple complex, stroll though vibrant Hefang Street, and more (admission at the sights own expense).
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.54
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$169.54
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Private Hangzhou Highlights Day Trip from Shanghai

Private Hangzhou Highlights Day Trip from Shanghai

A tight schedule in Shanghai needn’t mean missing out on the charms of Hangzhou. Let your guide take the strain as you sit back and soak up the sights on this private door-to-door day tour. Admire vistas worthy of a classical Chinese painting around West Lake; savor Hangzhou’s celebrated cuisine at a local restaurant; tour the Lingyin Temple; and visit a popular Dragon Well (Longjing) tea village.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$304.00
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$304.00
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Should I book Lingyin Temple tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Lingyin Temple can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 85 Lingyin Temple tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Lingyin Temple 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Lingyin Temple costs USD 28.15. Guided Lingyin Temple tours start around USD 28.15 per person. See all 85 Lingyin Temple tickets and tours on Viator.
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