Hangzhou Tours

Hangzhou renown as “Paradise on Earth”. The West Lake is symbolic of this city, listed as 12 superb sunset spots around the world at CNN’s pick. Besides nature spots and profound history, Hangzhou considered as the city of future. You will get to see how Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba change Hangzhou.

China Travel focus on exclusive activities as Longjing tea village and culture experience, discover Alibaba and cutting-edge China.

Top 6 Hangzhou Tours

west lake

2-day Hangzhou Tour from Shanghai

  • A perfect side-trip choice for travelers and expats in Shanghai.
  • Traveling by high speed train and stay a night in the scenic heaven-like Hangzhou

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Hangzhou & Suzhou Tour

2-Day Hangzhou & Suzhou Highlights Tour

  • Private tour of 2 days in Hangzhou and Suzhou
  • Capture all the essence of two cities and experience the speed of a bullet train

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Hangzhou and Wuzhen

4-Day Glance at Hangzhou and Wuzhen Water Town

  • Let your mind wander in Hangzhou's amazing landscape
  • Feel the slow life pace at the ancient water town of Wuzhen.

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Essence of Hangzhou Tour

2-Day Essence of Hangzhou Tour

  • 2 days in Hangzhou, aka Heaven on Earth
  • Visit famous Buddhism temple with a chance to learn about tea.

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Hangzhou & Huangshan Tour

5-Day Hangzhou & Huangshan Tour

  • Combines essential sites in Hangzhou and Huangshan
  • Savor the taste-buds by taste local flavors and bullet trains between Hangzhou and Huangshan.

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3-Day Suzhou and Hangzhou Tour from Shanghai

  • Immerse in the rural countryside life
  • Typical architectures, artistic and authentic local experience

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Hangzhou Day Trips

Hangzhou Classic Day Trip

Hangzhou Classic Day Trip

  • Experience Hangzhou's beauty within 1 day
  • Visiting the West Lake, Flower Harbor, Lingyin Temple and Feilai Peak
  • A bite of Hangzhou at local restaurant

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robot restaurant

Discover Alibaba and its Business Empire in Hangzhou

  • Experience purchase with mobile payment
  • Alibaba’s self-service mall and shop in its offline retail store Hema
  • Robots’ service in Fly Zoo Hotel- have fun

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Nanxun Water Town

Nanxun Water Town Tour from Hangzhou

  • Admire beautiful scenery and all the highlights of Nanxun
  • Combination of Chinese antiquity and western architecture
  • An authentic local lunch

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Exclusive Local Experiences for Enriching Hangzhou Tour

Tea Village and Culture Experience

Tea Village and Culture Experience

G20 First Ladies Afternoon Tea

Enjoy G20 First Ladies Afternoon Tea at Sofitel

Mobile Payment

Use Mobile Payment and Experience No-cash Lifestyle

Fan Paintin

Learn Traditional Fan Painting or Oiled-paper Umbrella Painting

Hangzhou Tour FAQs

1. How to Get to Hangzhou?

Hangzhou has an extensive transportation network connected all over China. Traveling to Hangzhou can easy reached by high-speed trains, flights, and buses.

By Trian:

Shanghai to Hangzhou: over 100 high-speed (CRH) trains from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Hangzhou East Station every day from 6am to 9:30pm.

Suzhou to Hangzhou: 30 trains high-speed (CRH) trains every day from Suzhou North Station/Suzhou Station to Hangzhou East Station at 6:42am to 6:53pm.

Huangshan to Hangzhou: 18 trains depart between Huangshan and Hangzhou East every day from 5:52am to 8:35pm, and the trip takes 2 hours.

There are also trains from Guangzhou, Beijing, Chengdu, and everywhere in between

By Plane:

Hangzhou Airport opened air routes to 203 cities in China and 32 countries in the world.

2. What is the time to visit Hangzhou?

Hangzhou enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons, which are warm and humid. Spring (March and April) and Autumn (September to October) considering the best time travel to Hangzhou. In Spring blossoms are in full bloom, and in Autumn it gradually turns cool.

3. 144-Hour Visa-free Transit Policy for Hangzhou?

The cities of Hangzhou qualify 144-Hour Visa-free Transit.

Apply visa-free in 4 steps:

  • 1. Inform your airline at the check-in that you intend to transit without a visa in China and collect your onward ticket.
  • 2. Fill in the arrival and departure cards (can be done on flights).
  • 3. After arrival, find the dedicated counter/lane and apply for the 72-hour visa-free transit. If approved, your passport will get a stay permit stamp or sticker showing your permitted duration of stay.
  • 4. Claim your luggage, go through customs, and leave the airport as normal.

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