China - Hangzhou4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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On the shores of hauntingly beautiful West Lake lies the city of Hangzhou. While you're here, spend some time on the water as you explore the city's parks and protected wetlands. Visit the stately Lingyin Temple and its magnificent Buddha, browse the night market and attend a fantastic theatrical performance on the waters of the lake.
Day 1Arrive Hangzhou
After arriving at your luxurious resort on the shores of West Lake, enjoy a blissful afternoon at leisure.Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake or Banyan Tree Hangzhou - 3 Nights
Embark on a private boat ride on stunning West Lake and enjoy time to explore the beautiful parks and causeways surrounding the water. Discover Hangzhou's hidden gem: XiXi National Wetland Park, a haven of serenity and peace, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This evening, browse the colorful night market with your guide.Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake or Banyan Tree Hangzhou (B, L)
Discover the atmospheric Lingyin Temple, home to one of the largest indoor Buddha statues in the world. Stop at the fascinating Tea Museum and the Hangzhou Silk Market. This evening, attend a spectacular production of light, music, dance and theatrics on the shimmering waters of the lake.Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake or Banyan Tree Hangzhou (B, L)
Day 4Depart Hangzhou
This morning, bid farewell to Hangzhou as your guide escorts you to the airport or train station.(B)