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Tour Code: sh-11

Departure Date: Daily

Features: Private Tour Guide     Private Car & Driver     Authentic Local Restaurants


Join us to travel the "land of rice and fish". Shanghai represents the full vigor of modern China while Hangzhou is a city surrounded by natural beauty and the charm of an old world water town.


  • Yuyuan Garden
  • Yuyuan Market
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
  • Shanghai World Financial Center
  • The Bund
  • Lingyin Temple
  • The West Lake (including the Island on the lake)
  • Ancient Village Wuzhen
  • Wu Zhen boat cruise


Day 1Shanghai Arrival

Our guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel then. Explore the city on your own or take a rest afterwards. The guide could give you suggestions.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: MaxX By Steigenberger Shanghai on the Bund   |  SSAW Boutique Hotel The Bund   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 2Shanghai

Your day will begin with a visit to Yuyuan Garden. It enjoys a history of over 400 years since its first establishment in Ming dynasty. The garden is ingenious designed combining pavilions, halls, rockeries and ponds. Right next to Yuyuan Garden is Yuyuan Market where you can find everything from handicrafts to local snacks, from time-honored shops to souvenirs.

Take a look into the city's modern side by first visiting the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Get to know Shanghai’s yesterday, today and tomorrow through the professional exhibits and interactive displays.

Enjoy a great Chinese lunch at a local restaurant and afterwards get a bird's view of the city at Shanghai World Financial Center. Take a stroll along the Bund and the view of busy Huangpu River is on one side and a architecture gallery of 52 buildings of different architectural styles is on the other side.

  • Meals: Lunch at Popular Local Restaurant
  • Hotels: MaxX By Steigenberger Shanghai on the Bund   |  SSAW Boutique Hotel The Bund   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 3Shanghai to Hangzhou by Train No. G1343 (Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station - Hangzhou Dong (east) Railway Station) Dep 08:55 - Arr 09:42

You will be transferred to the railway station for a 50mins bullet train ride to Hangzhou. Hangzhou enjoys the reputation of "Heaven on Earth" for its enchanting natural scenery while the iconic sight is the well-known West Lake.

The west Lake enjoys a collection of ten scenic views of ponds, causeways, pavilions, mountains, temples and more distributed around and within the lake, and it serves to show the charms of the West Lake. Then you will find Lingyin Temple located northwest of the West Lake. Lingyin Temple is a Buddhist temple founded in Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 - 420AD) and it features numerous pagodas and Budddhist grottoes.

Lunch is at a local restaurant which serves great local dishes. Explore the city on your own after the tour.

  • Meals: Lunch at Popular local restaurant
  • Hotels: Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou   |  Xinqiao Hotel   |  Culture Plaza Hotel 
Day 4Shanghai

Featuring well-preserved ancient bridges, a unique layout and profound cultural background, Wuzhen water town is a popular day trip from Hangzhou.

An hour private car ride will take you to the ancient town. The town is divided into six districts and the highlights you should not miss are Former Residence of Mr. Mao Dun, Street of Qing and Ming Dynasty, Wood Carving of South China, Weaving and Dying Workshop and a boat ride through the canal. Return to Shanghai afterwards.

  • Meals: Lunch at Popular local restaurant
  • Hotels: MaxX By Steigenberger Shanghai on the Bund   |  SSAW Boutique Hotel The Bund   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 5Shanghai Departure

See you off at the airport and your Shanghai and Hangzhou tour ends.

  • Meals: No Meals

Price Per Person in US Dollars

We use different hotels for different tour classes while the itinerary is the same. Deluxe Class is usually staying at a 5-star hotel, Superior Class at a 4-star hotel and Tourist Class at a 3-star level hotel. The prices for one person are based on sharing twin hotel rooms with another guest. A supplement is necessary if you want to book single rooms. And the prices may rise during national holidays, such as the National Day (September 30th to October 6th) and Chinese New Year (late January or early February)

Dec.1 - Mar.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

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What's Included & Excluded

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees to attractions Listed above
  • Private tour guide and driver throughout the tour, except on a Yangtze cruise ship
  • Authentic local meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Service charge & government taxes
  • Travel insurance

Our Guides and Vehicles

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Excellent Local Guides

All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town.

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Private Car and Driver

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons and small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons.

We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained (not over 4 years) and always very clean. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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from US $ 789p/p

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