Experience Real Dragon Boat Festival

  • Destination: Hangzhou
  • Highlights: Nowadays people have less and less chance to watch dragon boat competition in China although it was ever a very important activity on Dragon Boat Festival. But this tour offers you a good chance to experience this ancient Chinese tradition. Do as Chinese do when you're in China.
  • Out Price: from : US $210.00  Customize This Tour
  

Day1

Place & Transport June 05: Shanghai – Hangzhou
Today's Activities Your tour guide and the driver will pick you up in your Shanghai hotel/apartment. After greetings, you will be driven to Hangzhou. It takes approximately 2.5 hours. Visit the famous Six Harmonies Pagoda and get a bird view of the Qiantang River. Then proceed to the must-see of Hangzhou – West Lake. Board a boat cruising on the picturesque lake. View a poetic scene of "flowers touching the fish and the fish kissing the flowers" at Flower Harbor. Stroll along the Hefang Old Street which is famous for its snacks. Check in your Hangzhou hotel and have a good rest.
(There are several night shows in Hangzhou which win much applause, such as Sony Dynasty Show, Night of West Lake and West Lake Impression. We recommend you to watch some f them if you prefer to do some night activities, instead of staying bored in hotel room. Please contact us for the best price of evening tour if you are interested. )
Meals: Lunch

Day2

Place & Transport June 06: Hangzhou- Xixi Wetland Park – Shanghai
Today's Activities Buffet breakfast in hotel and then proceed to Meijiawu Tea Plantation and experience profound Chinese tea culture. Get transferred to Xixi Wetland Park. It is the first and only national wetland park in China. Cruise on the watercourses and watch the scenery passes by. Besides natural wetland scenery, long history has also endowed Xixi with abundant cultural heritages. One of them is the tradition of dragon boat competition every 5th Day of the 5th month on Chinese lunar calendar. Nowadays people have less and less chance to watch dragon boat competition in China although it was ever a very important activity on Dragon Boat Festival. But Xixi people well preserve this tradition and hold dragon boat festival every year. Another thing you should not miss on Dragon Boat Festival is Tsung-Tse (Rapped Glue Rice Dumplings). You’ve got the chance to try some fresh Tsung-Tse.
After day activities, you will be transferred back to your Shanghai hotel / apartment. Tour service completes when the tour guide and the driver transfer you there.
Meals: Breakfast+Lunch

Featured Hotels
Hotel Class Standard Class
City
Hangzhou Wuyang 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)
Group Size 1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6-9 persons Single Supplement
Tour Class
Standard $768.00 $430.00 $325.00 $255.00 $235.00 $210.00 $45.00
* Validity of the rates: 05 June — 06 June 2011
* If there are more than 10 people in the group, please contact your travel consultant for better discounts;
* If you aren't traveling during June 05- June 06, this tour is also feasible only without Dragon Boat compition in Xixi Wetland Park. The other part keeps the same, including regular sightseeing of Xixi Wetland Park;
Price Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees listed in the itinerary;
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary;
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another similar restaurant. Breakfast is a western style buffet.
  • Private Transfers for the itinerary listed above by well-maintained, air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Guide: A private English-speaking guide and a private driver will be provided in each city, which will remain with you throughout your time in that city.
  • Hotels: (based on standard twin sharing) All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers Between airports and hotels.
  • Arrangements The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
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Price Exclusions
  • Your Shanghai hotel acommodation;
  • Gratuities to the tour guides or the drivers;
  • Personal Expenses: such as personal telecommunications, laundry, souvenir and so on;
  • Any meal, sightseeing or service not specified in the itinerary;
  • Single room supplement: For group of over 2 travelers, our rates are based on 2 people sharing one room. If someone requires a single room, he/she should pay single supplement as specified in the tariff table.
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