Grand Canal Cultural Day Tour in Hangzhou

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Grand Canal Cultural Day Tour in Hangzhou

From US$146 per adult
Destination: Hangzhou
Tour Type: Private Day Tour
Tour Code: HZPD-18
Attractions: Cruise on Canal, Xiangji Temple

Summary:

Cruise on Jinghang Grand Canal; Experience Canal Culture in Museums;Wander in small alley of ancient neighorhood and shopping area along the Canal.

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Notes: The above rates is based on 4-person group of twin sharing room.

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1Highlights & Map

Cruise on Jinghang Grand Canal; Experience Canal Culture in Museums;Wander in small alley of ancient neighorhood and shopping area along the Canal.

2Itinerary

  • Our private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 9am.
  • You will be transferred to Xiangji Temple. It is an old and famous Buddhism temple dating back to year of 978, but renovated recently.
  • Then you will walk to Dadoulu Historic Districts. It is one of the best preserved historic districts in Hangzhou where you can find old neighborhood area, shops and restaurants with hundreds of year’s history. You will have lunch at a featured local restaurant there.
  • After lunch, you will board on boat. The Grand Canal in China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the longest canal or artificial river in the world. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 CE). After an about 25 minutes cruising on the Canal, you will arrive at Gongchenqiao Dock. Bridge Gongchenqiao is the highest and longest bridge among all the old bridges in Hangzhou. You will get ashore there.
  • The famous Qiaoxi Historic District is right there. You will have an exciting museum tour! You can choose 1-2 from China Umbrella Museum, China Fan Museum, China Jinghang Canal Museum. And you can also spend some time at Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion, where you can follow a master to learn to make by yourself paper cutting, embroidery and so forth.
  • Then you may wander at the old alley and experience the water village atmosphere of Hangzhou.
  • Then transferred back to hotel around 5pm. During today’s tour, a visit to a culture shop is organized.
  • Please be kindly noted that the museums are closed on Monday. You may need to change your plan a little bit if just meets Monday. Concerning your flexibility, the cost for learning at Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion is not included, you can pay it onsite.

Note:

  1. The approximate day tour itinerary & schedule above is for reference only, and may vary according to your travel date and group size. The Itinerary & schedule is subject to change at the time of booking order is confirmed.
  2. Tipping is now considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration. However, this is a matter of personal discretion. You may use following as a reference. Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person(guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person(guest) per day.

3Price Policy

Price Includes

  • Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner).
  • Local English-speaking tour guide for transfers and sightseeing program as indicated in each city.
  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Service charge and government Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Domestic airfare or train tickets.
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
  • Gratuities to the tour guide, driver and hotel bellboy.
  • Fees for entry visa to China.
  • Traveler insurance.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cancellation and Refund Policy for Tours Reservation
Cancellation in advance Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days No Cancellation Fee
30-10 days 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show 100% of the full payment

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