Hangzhou Tour Guide For Hire While Visiting China
The city of Hangzhou is one of the most favored and popular tourist destinations in China. Located in East China, it is the capital city of the Zhejiang Province. Over the years, this city has turned into an important economic, political and cultural centre of the province. It is also the most populous city in the province with a population of 21.2 million spread over an area of 34,585 square kilometers. This makes taking a Hangzhou tour around the city a great choice. The climate is very humid during summers and cool and drier during winters. The best time to visit this place is during early or mid-spring when the weather is pleasant.
If you are needing a Hangzhou one day tour, you will find hiring an tour guide who speaks fluent English very useful which makes the trip much more enjoyable.
Hangzhou is jam-packed with a history of more than 2200 years old. During the 13th century, the famous traveler Marco Polo visited this place and described it as one of the most magnificent city in the world. Hangzhou is located on the southern part of the Grand Canal of China. Since the opening of the canal in 610 AD, the city has prospered by manifolds. The famous Lingyin Temple, which has now become a hot spot for tourists was also built by a Hindu Buddhist ruler in 326 AD. To make your visit more memorable and worthy, fill out a request for a free quote, and I will ensure that your Hangzhou tour from Shanghai or from anywhere else will be worth your time and money.
Tourist Attractions In Hangzhou
Everybody knows the most popular tourist spot that Hangzhou is famous for- the West Lake. Surrounded by pagoda-topped hills, beautiful parks and gardens and clean walkways, the scenic beauty of this lake is truly mesmerizing. This lake was previously a lagoon but was dredged and made into a lake by the Governor of Hangzhou around the 8th century. Singing, ballroom dancing and other activities take place around the lake.
Apart from the Hangzhou city tour, I can take you to the nearby water towns such as Wuzhen, Nanxung and Xitang which are beautifully marinated and preserved by the inhabitants. You can take a tour of the town by boat, admiring the serenity of the still waters and experience the ancient rural life. If you are more interested in greenery, then we can visit the alluring Dragon Well Tea Village. This village is surrounded by lush green tea plantations, where you can see workers picking out tea leaves during spring. The tea from this village is famous and has a tasty and distinctive flavor.
Hangzhou Private Tour
A full Hangzhou tour is not complete till you try out the local delicacies, which are popular for their taste and sophisticated cooking. A must-try is chicken baked in clay-Beggar’s Chicken and Dongpo Pork.
For the shopaholics, I will take you to the famous shopping destination in Hangzhou, that is Hefang Street. You can view the beautiful architecture ancient building as well as shop a wide variety of local goods like tea, silk, brocade etc.
Other places you can visit are the Lingyin Temple, the Grand Canal, a boat ride along the Nanxi river, the amazing Thousand Islets lake and many others.
To hire a Hangzhou travel guide just fill out the form on this page to request a free quote.