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2-Day Hangzhou Tour from Shanghai

  01.04.2012      Evelthon      292 clicks      Hangzhou Travel
Day 01
Our Shanghai tour guide picked us up in our Shanghai hotel together with the driver in the morning. We took Hangzhou 2-day-tour from Shanghai. Firstly we visited Lingyin Temple (Temple of Soul's Retreat), one of the top 10 Buddhist temples in China, with a history of thousand years. Then proceeded to visit Six Harmonies Pagoda. Built thousand years ago, this 7-side 8-storey pagoda is the best site to get a bird view of Qiantang River.  Later check in our Hangzhou hotel after the our Hangzhou day tour. In the evening, we visited the City of Song Dynasty. We attent the show performing Song imperial singing and dancing.
Day 02
we visited to West Lake, the most highlighted part. Took a boat cruise on the picturesque lake, tasted high-grade tea on Meijiawu Tea Plantation. After lunch, paid a visit to Leifeng Pagoda. This octagonal, five-storey pagoda was firstly constructed in 975 ordered by the King to celebrate the birth of his song. This pagoda is a household name in China due to a love story named pagoda "The Legend of the White Snake". We strolled along Hefang Old Street in late afternoon, This is the most popular pedestrian street to both tourists and the Hangzhou locals lined with many century-old shops and various snacks from all around the country.  Then we departed from Hangzhou at around 4pm and got driven back to our Shanghai hotel. Our 2-day Hangzhou tour from Shanghai completed.