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Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
China Academy of Art,Xiling Seal-engravers’ Society,Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou Art lesson
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Our local hangzhou tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station with a welcome sign" Hangzhou Private Tour", then starts the tour.
The first stop is the China Academy of Art. Originally founded in 1928, the China Academy of Art is the first national university of art of higher education and the one with the most complete subjects and of the same scale. Designed by the Pulitzer architecture winner and Dean of Architecture Art Institute of China Academy of Art, Wang Shu, the Xiangshan Campus of China Academy of Art presents the exquisiteness and poetic image of Chinese traditional gardens.
Next, visit the Xiling Seal-engravers’ Society. was originally founded in 1904 and is the oldest and most influential seal engraving art society with the highest achievements. Besides, it was also the first group of Zhejiang’s provincial intangible cultural heritages, the representative organization of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage “seal engraving art” and is also reputed as the “No. 1 Society in the World”. Xiling Seal-engravers’ Society is located inside the west part of West Lake Scenic Area, which has a wealth of historical relics as well as exquisite gardens, and is also dubbed as “The Best Scenery of the West Lake.”
After lunch, visit the Zhejiang Art Museum. Located at 138 Nanshan Road, Zhejiang Art Museum has boasted a geomantic and treasured site with the West Lake in front and Mt. Jade Emperor (Mt. Yuhuang) at the back. Designed by one of China's master architects Mr. Cheng Taining, the museum has a style of local ethnic building with sloping ceilings in black and white. Most of the ceilings utilize glasses to offer the maximum light. With a total space area of 9,000 sqm and total building area of 32,000 sqm, the museum has total 14 exhibition halls in its four floors, one in basement and three above the ground. It takes roughly 3 hours to stroll around the four floors.
Join a art lesson where you will discover, step by step, how to select and wield a Chinese brush, how to load it with ink and watercolors, and how to paint with various rice papers. Suitable for beginners as well as intermediate students, Chinese brush painting is an ongoing class you will not want to miss. Subject matters include the classical "Four Gentlemen" - bamboo, orchid, plum and chrysanthemums, rose, wisteria and peony flowers, birds, animals and landscapes.
After the tour ends, drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou Train Station.
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Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Guo Garden, Drangon Well Tea Plantation, Bamboo lined path at Yunqi, Qinghefang Ancient Street
Tour Style：Accompanied by your private knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, explore the best of Hangzhou on a full-day tour. Take a boat ride on West Lake to stay away from the crowds. the placid waters of which have been immortalized throughout history in literature and poetry. Experience a Chinese tea ceremony at Longjing Green Tea Plantation; walk through the Bamboo lined path at Yunqi to fully experience the serenity and beautiful nature of Hangzhou.
Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including the boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lingyin Temple and Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Anmanfayun Village, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street
Tour Style：This comprehensive Skip-The-Line full day tour of Hangzhou is perfect for you. Take a boat ride around the UNESCO-listed West Lake, view elegant landscapes at Fish Viewing at Flower Park, visit the secluded Zen monastery of Lingyin Temple, sip tea at Meijiawu Tea Vollage and stroll Song Dynasty Imperial Street. This guided tour lets you skip those queues and head straight into each scenic spot, which make your trip hassel-free and time well spent.
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Qinghefang Street, Impression WestLake Show
Tour Style：Discover the famous Paradise City Hangzhou on a fully customized sightseeing day trip from Shanghai by bullet train. Accompanied by your private guide, stroll around Flower Harbor Park and take a relaxing boat on the West Lake. Visit the famous Lingyin temple; See the traditional Meijiawu tea mountain; wonder along the old Hefang Street and enjoy the magnificent Impression Westlake show. Local lunch and dinner, tea tasting at Meijiawu, round trip bullet train tickets, private guide and private vehicle service are inclusive.
Attractions(Cities)：West Lake(Private rowing boat cruise), Guo's Villa, Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Cheng Huang Pavilion
Tour Style：Independent travelers will love the flexibility of this private door to door day tour. This is the ideal tour for travelers with limited time in Hangzhou. Take the stress out of booking train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou and planning an itinerary by having everything arranged for you. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, you'll immerse yourself in its world renowned natural, historical and cultural features.
Duration：2 Days, 1 Night
Attractions(Cities)：The West Lake(including boat cruise on the lake),Guo Garden,China National Tea Museum,Dragon Well Tea Plantation (Meijiawu Tea Village),Leifeng Pagoda,The Song Dynasty Imperial Street,Six Harmonies pagoda, Fish Viewing Flower Pond,Lingyin Temple, etc
Tour Style：As one of seven ancient capitals in China, the rich history and the splendid culture endow Hangzhou with profoundness. Come with us to discover Hangzhou's top attractions in two days. You'll enjoy boat ride on West Lake (Landmark of Hangzhou), Guo Garden, Leifeng Pagoda, etc. On the second day, explore Lingyin Temple, Longjing Tea Plantation (Best Green Tea & China national tea), Bamboo Forest & Ancient street. Take your VIP seat for the Impression West Lake Show.
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