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Hangzhou Half Day Private Tour To Enjoy the Charming view of Grand Canal

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The Grand Canal, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is the earliest and the longest artificial river in the world. The Grand Canal Hangzhou is definitely one of the best place to have a glimpse of the world-famous waterway. Book this Half Day Hangzhou Grand Canal Tour to take a boat cruise on the grand canal,visit the Gongchenqiao,Grand Canal Museum,learn how to make local handcrafts to experience the ancient culture.

Duration: 5 - 6 Hours

Attractions(Cities):
Grand Canal, Gongchen Bridge, Grand Canal Museum, Making Local Handcrafts

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Hangzhou Downtown, Hangzhou Xiaoshan international airport,hangzhou railway station around 9:00 am.

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Hangzhou Downtown, Hangzhou Xiaoshan international airport,hangzhou railway station around 9:00 am.

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

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Tour Itinerary

Overview: There are two wonders in China one is the Great Wall and the other is the Grand Canal. For its size and grandeur the Grand Canal has always been regarded as the pride of the Chinese people and as a symbol of Chinese cultural achievement. As the earliest, greatest and longest artificial river in the world, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is of greatest historical and cultural importance.

Our Hangzhou private tour guide will pick up at the hotel lobby (Exit of train station, airport) holding with a welcome signal "Hangzhou Private Tour". 

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Our Pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"

Firstly, you will visit the Gongchen Bridge. The bridge is the highest and longest stone arch bridge among ancient bridges in Hangzhou. In Chinese “Gong” literally means meeting and “Chen” refers to the place where emperors live. Hence, Gongchen Bridge was a symbol of welcome and respect for the king. It is the end point of the Grand Canal as well as the transport hub in Hangzhou Section of Grand Canal.

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Next, move on to Grand Canal Museum, you will know more about the history of Beijing- Hangzhou Grand Canal. The museum covers an area of 42,910 square meters, displaying the development of the Grand Canal. The construction itself is in traditional style. The buildings unfold around the Canal Culture Square as a fan, combining with the flat and slope design, adopting Chinese ancient traditional architecture patterns in the detailed aspect. 

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Your lunch will be arranged at the local restaurant popular with the local people to stay away from the tourists' meals.

After lunch, taking part in Making local handcrafts, drawing the Fans or making oil Paper umbrella. The hall represents the original style of workshop in Republic of China period. Based on characteristics of traditional handicrafts, it provides unique scene of the workshop and image-text interpretation all through the visiting routes. The visitors will feel as if they were on the scene of historic site while studying and learning Chinese characteristic traditional handicrafts and non-heritage culture.

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After that, our guide will help you to Take the water bus to Wulin Wharf. Along the road, you can enjoy the beautiful view of Grand Canal, to see the man-made wonders. Chatting with our local guide, listen some interesting stories happened in Hangzhou. 

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After the tour, back to hotel or explore the city on your own.

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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