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Shaoxing Ancient Town Day Tour with Lunch from Hangzhou

1. Shaoxing Ancient Town Day Tour with Lunch from Hangzhou

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and set out to Shaoxing which is 1-hour-drive away. Upon arrival, you will board a wupeng (black awning) boat, maybe the most comfortable and comprehensive way to learn this ancient city lining the grand canal. As the boat journey ends, proceed to a local restaurant for a relaxing Chinese lunch. Itinerary in the afternoon covers two attractions pertinent to famous figures in arts and literature in Chinese history. First you will visit Shen Garden. This private garden of a wealthy Shaoxing businessman is known among any other local gardens, not for its size, but as a set for the Song Dynasty poet Lu You’s tragic love story with his wife. Later you will be on to Lan (Orchid) Pavilion. This site has been feverishly sought after calligraphy enthusiasts since it is the place calligrapher Wang Xizhi in East Jin Dynasty wrote his masterpiece.   You tour concludes with coach drop-off to your original departure point in Hangzhou. Itinerary: 08:00 - 08:30  Hotel pick-up 08:30 - 10:00  Transfer to Shaoxing 10:00 - 11:30  Boat cruise along the town 11:30 - 12:30  Lunch time  13:00 - 15:00  Shen Garden 15:00 - 17:00  Visit Lan Pavilion 17:30           Back to your hotel Pick-up from below hotels in Hangzhou: 1. Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake 2. Holiday Inn Hangzhou 3. Culture Plaza Hotel Zhejiang 4. West Lake Golden Plaza Hangzhou 5. SSAW Hotel Hangzhou 6. Haihua Plaza Hangzhou 7. Grand Metro-park Hotel Hangzhou 8. Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort 9. Hangzhou Hotel 10. Wuyang International Hotel 11. Oriental Deluxe Hotel Zhejiang 12. Hyatt Regency Hangzhou 13. Hangzhou Shangri-La Hotel 14. Hangzhou Amethyst Hotel 15. Four seasons Hangzhou 16. JW Marriot Hangzhou 17. Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou 18. The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hangzhou The above list represents the hotels most frequently picked up from. If your hotel is not in the above list, please provide your hotel name and address upon booking for a pick-up arrangement or please go to the following hotel to join in the tour. Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou 333 West Lake Avenue, Hangzhou Phone: +86 571 8707 5858 Pick-up time: 08:30AM

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