Hangzhou Classic Day Tour
"Hangzhou, West Park, China"
Discover the astonishing religious temple, whilst cruising down the river
This tour takes you straight to the amazing town of Hangzhou as you visit Lingyin Temple, Huagang Park, Qinghefang Street and enjoy a West Lake Cruise.
The Lingyin Buddhist Temple was built in 326 AD and is one of the largest and wealthiest in the country. It sits at the foot of Lingyin Mountain with a hall over 33m in height, a statue of Sakyamuni carved out of 24 pieces of camphor wood and a laughing Buddha covered in gold.
This stunning piece of architecture will take your breath away, as will Huagang Park. Famous for its fish and flowers, you’ll be blown away by its natural beauty as you admire the scenery and lakes around you.
The most impressive lake however is the West Lake Cruise, considered to be one of the most beautiful sights in Hangzhou, sheltered on three sides by hills and open the other side with an incredible view of downtown Hangzhou to create one of the most serene and impressive views.
You’ll be charmed as you cruise over the lake and admire the gorgeous setting which feels magical yet so very real.
You’ll also get to visit Quinghefang Pedestrian Street which has become a tourist attraction in itself, lined with shopping and dining treats and acting as a prestigious street in Hangzhou’s business and commerce. Not only is it great for shopping but it is considered one of the best-reserved historical streets in the city.
Location: China, Beijing
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 8 hours