Visits : Six Harmony Pagoda, West Lake
This morning, take a high speed train to Hangzhou
. When you arrive, you will be picked up at the railway station and then you will visit the Six Harmony Pagoda. The name Six-Harmony is from a concept in Buddhism that monks should behave in harmony with all matters in their daily life. It is said the purpose of the pagoda is to weaken the surge of Qiantang River tide and expel the evil spirits nearby.
Taste your lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.
After lunch, you will continue to take a curise on the West Lake. The West Lake is the soul of Hangzhou city and it is often regarded as an elegant beauty, a lieu of romance and a place of leisure for people who are living here and tourists outside the city. And there are beautiful stories happening here everyday. Everyone will be greatly moved by the unparalleled fairness of the scenic lake. Different views can be seen in different seasons.
Then,you will move to a tea village to see Longjing Tea Plantation. The Longjing Tea (The Dragon Well Tea) is a famous specialty in Hangzhou and known as the best tea in China
. It is also an invaluable culture in the city. Longjing has been praised as the "Green Queen" which means the tea is of top quality and loved so much by ancient royal families in China. Having a land area of 335 hectares, the Longjing Tea Plantation is located in the West Lake Scenic Area. The plantation is a base for Longjing Tea cultivation in Hangzhou.
After the tour, be dropped off at the railway station for the train back to Shanghai
. When you arrive in Shanghai, be transferred to your hotel.