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Hangzhou Half Day Buddhism and Tea Culture Tour

From $80 per person

Tour Style:
A Hangzhou half day tour by a local hangzhou tour guide to experience the Hangzhou Buddhism and Tea Culture

Duration: 3-4 Hours

Attractions(Cities):
Lingyin Temple,Dragon Well Tea Village & Plantation

Pick-up point:
Your Hotel & train station in Hangzhou

Finishing point:
Your Hotel & train station in Hangzhou

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

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Hangzhou Half Day Buddhism and Tea Culture Tour

  • Place&Transport: Hangzhou
  • Today's Activities: Lingyin Temple, Dragon Well Tea Plantation & Village
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

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". The tour includes following activities:

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Our Pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"

First stop for the tour is Lingyin Temple, also known as “Temple of Soul Retreat”. It is oldest and largest Buddhist temple in southeastern China. It was founded in 328 AD during the Eastern Jin Dynasty by an Indian monk. The scenic area divided into 2 parts, Peaking Flying from Afar and Lingyin Temple. 

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In 1961 it was listed for protection as a key provincial historical and cultural site and considered a leading center for research related to Chinese Buddhist culture.

After the temple, follow our guide through the peaceful path to the Hangzhou Buddhist College where you learn the Buddhist life and how to meditate. Upon arrival, our Master of Buddhist will meet you from the front of college and show you around the college, you will get a deep understand their daily life. After the visiting, you will follow our Master to a room to how to meditate and chant, you can also free to ask if you have any inquiry for Buddhism in China. Finally, you will join with all the monks to have a simple lunch at the college. Eating Habits also are very important in the college, No talk all use sign language. Please don’t worry about it, our Master will teacher in advance. 

When you finished Buddhism culture tour, follow our guide to visit the Hangzhou Longjing Green Tea Plantation and local tea village. You will visit Meijiawu Tea Village in this tour, the village is located in the west of the world-known West Lake and it is an ancient village with a history of 600 years. Inhabited by more than 500 households, the people make a living with Dragon Well Green Tea or Longjing Green Tea. What’s more, here is a leisure place for local residents during the weekend retreat. You can learn about the Hangzhou local green tea ceremony and taste authentic Longjing Green Tea here. You can also join in local tea farmer for the tea picking and making during springtime.

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Drive you back to your hotel or the Hangzhou Train Station and your tour ends. 

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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