The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional Chinese festival to commemorate the great man Qu Yuan. People eat Zongzi and hold dragon boat race to celebrate it. Our hangzhou private tour provide this special private day tour during your stay in hangzhou.
Duration: 4-5 hours
Xixi Wetland Park, Dragon Boat Racing
Your hotel in Hangzhou Downtown, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport,Hangzhou Railway Station/Bus Station around 9 AM
Your hotel in Hangzhou Downtown, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport,Hangzhou Railway Station/Bus Station around 4 PM
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Available: Daily (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
In the Morning, our Hangzhou private tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou (Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport/Hangzhou Train Station) at 9:00am holding with a welcome sign" Hangzhou Private Tour", then starts the Hangzhou private Dragon Boat Racing Tour as below:
Our Pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"
Firstly, your will be driven to visit the Xixi National Wetland Park, It is located in the west of Hangzhou, less than 5 kilometers away from West Lake. Covering an area of 10.08 square kilometers, It is China’s first and only national wetland park, which combines urban wetland, farming wetland and cultural wetland.
Also because of its features like peacefulness, primitiveness, and undisturbedness, the park was regarded as a pure land on Earth by many literati. And it remained a favorite haunt for them. These literati left behind many works of art as well as footprints, which in turn provide a profound culture flavor to enhance Xixi National Wetland Park.
Highlight: The Xixi National Wetland Park has a history of more than 1,800 years. Abundant cultural heritages accumulated during this period such as, Yue Opera (越剧), Dragon Boat Racing, and water village-style life featuring silkworm feeding and silk production etc.
Xixi National Wetland Park
After the short sightseeing, you will be arrange to take part in a funny and meaningful activities-Xixi Wetland Dragon Boat Racing, to experience the dragon boat racing.
According to the historical records, dragon boat customs can be traced back to the Tang Dynasty, when the Xixi wetlands were often devastated by summer floods. To ward of the disasters, people began to pray to the Dragon King, a god believed to control waterways, asking him to bless them with fine weather and good harvests. The people of Xixi have since raced dragon boats to commemorate the event, competitions that have grown in popularity. Emperor Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), was attracted by the lively and grand wetlands celebration, conferring on it the noble title of "Dragon Boat Festival".
Xixi's dragon boats have a distince style and ornamentation, which together with the worship ceremony, from an important part of the area's folk culture. From the first day of May on the traditional Chinese calendar, Xixi locals begin invoking the Dragon King and expressing their heartfelt thanks to him.
Lastly, drive you back to you next destination, or your hotel in Hangzhou Downtown.
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