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Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

  • Experience Hangzhou’s West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy the exclusive attention of your own private translator-guide
  • Taste Longjing tea, explore Lingyin Temple, and shop on Hefang Street
Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train
From US$150.00
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All Inclusive TourMost Popular
Round trip fast train fare, entrance fee to Linyin temple, tasty local lunch, private guide, driver and door to door private transfer service are all inclusive
Guide with local transport
Private guide service and local uber taxi, round trip 2nd class fast train fare during the tour are inclusive. ( lunch and entrance fees at your own cost)

Outside of scenic West Lake itself, Hangzhou’s main attractions are hard to access by public transport—and communicating with taxi drivers is tough. Take life easy with a private guide to help you navigate the city’s signature sights. Upgrade to include lunch, a private driver, door-to-door round-trip transport, and entrance fees.

What to Expect

Greet your guide at your Shanghai hotel and ride the bullet train to Hangzhou. Begin with a visit to Lingyin Temple (upgrade to include entrance fees) with its rich Buddhist carvings, many of which date back more than 1,000 years.

Next, continue to a tea farm to taste some of the Longjing (Dragon Well) green tea for which Hangzhou is famous. After a lunch on Hangzhou specialties (included if you upgrade), learn about tea culture as you hike through the rice fields.

No visit to Hangzhou would be complete without exploring UNESCO-listed West Lake. Soak up the views as you wander among lotus, pagodas, and bridges.

Finally, shop for souvenirs on Hefang Street before your guide escorts you back to your Shanghai hotel.

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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wonderfull day trip out of the big city

We had a wonderfull day with our guide Sunny, who gave us a good introduction to Chinese history while showing us some beautifull and interesting spots along the way. I highly recommend this trip. BR Nanna

1  Thank Nanna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing trip in Hangzhou

Without doubt, Hangzhou is one of my favorite city in China. Our guide, Sunny, was simply the best. She was able to plan each day in a well-organized pace without skipping on any details. Her knowledge and passion of each attraction left us wanting to...More

1  Thank jessietang2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful Day in Beautiful Hangzhou

Our guide, Lily, ensured that we had a wonderfully memorable day in Hangzhou. She and the driver picked us up promptly at our hotel in Shanghai and whisked us to the bullet train for the quick trip up to Hangzhou where we spent the day...More

2  Thank marksW2574FM
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Hangzhou Tour

Just perfect tour in lovely and gorgeous region, only 2 hours out of Shanghai with new and fast bullet train! Very committed, very nice and very professional guide SUNNY, who gave best insights in this fantastic region, where Marco Polo and Temples as of 1500...More

1  Thank Marco H
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile
Fascinating and Fun Tour!

My wife, 12 year old daughter and I had such an interesting and fun day exploring Hangzhou with our guide Sunny. The day started and ended very easy with a hotel pick up and drop off. The temples and mountain scenery were really beautiful to...More

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21 May 2018|
Response from SJD1223 | Reviewed this property |
It takes between 60 and 90 minutes from Shanghai on the bullet train. The day trip takes about 10 hours. If you have a private guide, I believe that you could extend the trip, although I felt like saw everything I wanted to... More