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Hangzhou-Ningbo-Putuo-Shanghai 7 Day Tour

  • Destination: Hangzhou→Ningbo→Putuo→Shanghai
  • Highlights: This trip is a combination of five excellent cities. You can not only appreciate the beautiful natural scenery but also taste the modern tinge of the cities.
  • Our Price: from US $590  Customize This Tour
Itinerary :   D1~D5  D6~D7

Day 1

Place & Transport Arrive in Hangzhou
Today's Activities
Meet SHF Hangzhou tour guide upon arrival. Hangzhou is listed as one of the Seven Ancient Capitals of China and known as one of the most beautiful cities in China. Check in hotel for two nights' stay in Hangzhou. If time permits, you can leisurely stroll around this beautiful city.

Meals: No meals

Day 2

Place & Transport Hangzhou
Today's Activities Start your Hangzhou exploration by making a cruise on the west lake, which is is not only famous for its picturesque landscape, but also embracing many aspects of Chinese culture. Then enjoy Tea at the Dragon Well by visiting Meijiawu tea plantation, where you can taste the best Longjin tea and see the process of tea making. Then then visit the Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum and witness the magic of Chinese Herbal medicine. Proceed to Chenghuang Tower, a six-floor pavilion on the Wu Hill, on the top of which you can get an excellent view of the West Lake and southern Hangzhou.
Attractions: Red Carp Pond  Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum
West Lake
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 3

Place & Transport Hangzhou→Ningbo
Today's Activities
Transfer to Ningbo by a soft seat train. After greeting, the SHF Ningbo guide will lead you to visit the Town God's Temple of Ningbo, one of the biggest City God Temples in China. Then go ahead to the center of Ningbo, and visit the landmark and the tallest ancient structure in the city--Tianfeng Pagoda. Extend to the Baoguo Monastery, is nearly a thousand years old, and is the oldest structure in southern China entirely made of wood. Then transfer to hotel can check in for tonight.
Attractions: Baoguo Temple  Tianfeng Pagoda  Town Gods Temple of Ningbo
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 4

Place & Transport Ningbo→Putuo
Today's Activities

Transfer to Putuo by the ferry.  Mount Putuo is one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism, the others being Mount Wutai, Mount Jiuhua, and Mount Emei. And it is also a holy place for pilgrims.
Pay a visit to the Purple Bamboo Grove Scenic Area after lunch. Then head to the largest temple here-- the Puji Monastery, whose predecessor was the well-known "Temple of Kwan-yin refused to go" and has a high cultural and historical value. Also you will have the chance to tour Nahai guanyin and West Heaven  Scenic Zone.
Overnight stay at Citic Putuo Hotel or similar 3 star hotel.
Overnight stay at Zhoushan Putuoshan Hotel or similar 4 star hotel.
Overnight stay at Xiangsheng Hotel or similar 4.5 star hotel.

Attractions: Puji Monastery  Purple Bamboo Forest
West Heaven Scenic Zone
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 5

Place & Transport Putuo→Shanghai
Today's Activities
Puji Temple, Huiji temple, together with the Fayu Temple are know as The three major monasteries on the Mount Putuo. So, your first stop for today is the Fayu Monastery, which is the second largest temple on the island. Proceed to the the peak of Foding Hill, and from the Huiji Monastery you can enjoy a excellent view of the rising sun in the morning. Then transfer to Shanghai by the ferry and check in hotel for two nights' stay in Shanghai.
Attractions: Fayu Temple  Huiji Monastery
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 6

Place & Transport Shanghai
Today's Activities
Begin your Shanghai sightseeing by visiting Shanghai Museum, where you can take a good taste of the profound ancient Chinese art and cultural heritages.Then head to Yuyuan Garden with the escort of guide, and see this famous largest of Shanghai's ancient gardens of Ming and Qing architectural styles with you own eyes.After that, you can never miss this must see in Shanghai -- the Bund. For hundreds of years, the Bund is not only a common waterfront facing Huangpu River, but also the symbol of Shanghai. Then proceed to the world's third tallest and Asian highest TV and radio tower--Oriental Pearl TV Tower, on which you can enjoy a bird view of Shanghai and Huangpu River.
Attractions: Oriental Pearl Tower  Shanghai Museum  The Bund
Yuyuan Garden
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 7

Place & Transport Depart from Shanghai
Today's Activities

Free for you to continue the exploration of Shanghai on your own untill the agreed pick-up time. Your  wonderful China trip will end here.
SHF have to see goodbye to you today and may you have a good flight home or to your next destination. Look forward to seeing you again in China.

Meals: Breakfast
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B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner;
Featured Hotels
Budget Class Standard Class Deluxe Class
Shanghai Yafan Fashion Hotel Best Western New Century Hotel Majesty Plaza Shanghai
Hangzhou Hangzhou Zijin Harbor Hotel King-fu International hotel Hangzhou Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou
Ningbo Ningbo Modern Hotel Ningbo World Hotel Howard Johnson Hotel
* We will arrange hotels of the same class if there are no rooms available during your travel time.
Price ( per person, in US dollars)
1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6-9 persons Single Room Supplement
Budget $1997 $1128 $886 $757 $713 $649 $176
Standard $2189 $1210 $974 $847 $798 $737 $297
Deluxe $2453 $1370 $1122 $979 $935 $858 $418
* The above rates are in U.S. dollars per person
* Validity of the rate: 1st Feb 2012—1st Feb 2014;
* The rate may rise while in high reason and special events/holidays, depending on your departure date.
* The rate for some special holidays/events, such as the National Holiday (1st-7th Oct), Chinese Spring Festival and Shanghai F1, would be much higher than usual days. Please contact your travel consultant for the best price;
Price Inclusions
  •  All transfer and city transportation 
     Entrance fees
    *  Meals as listed 
     Personal local English speaking tour guide
    *  Air-conditioned car or van
    *  Hotel accomodation (standard twin room)

Price Exclusions
  •  International air-tickets
     Airport departure tax.
     Personal expenses
     Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip
    *  Tips to the tour guide and driver
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