East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
Wander around the twisting alleys of Shanghai’s Yuyuan Bazaar to experience the vivid clash of sights and sounds. A jumble of stalls spill out of the magnificent classical Chinese architecture and display a huge array of souvenirs, crafts and artworks. Get swept up in the atmosphere of the crowded lanes as you peruse the items for sale, which range from gloriously kitschy to totally unique. Stop by the bazaar’s renowned teahouse or take a breather in the temple. Examine the delicate plantings in the Yuyuan Garden and learn about this district’s fascinating history.
This service provide you with a point to point transfer in Shanghai.
Meet and greet by local guide at the hotel lobby and start your tour in Hangzhou.
Visit West Lake - Listed as a World Heritage Site in 2011 by UNESCO, West Lake is the only lake heritage site in China. UNESCO describes it as “has influenced garden design in the rest of China as well as Japan and Korea over the centuries” and “reflecting an idealized fusion between humans and nature”.
Next, head to Meijiawu Tea Village - Meijiawu Tea Culture Village, located in the west of the world-known West Lake and hailed as "ten miles Meiwu" for its vast area along the Meiling Road, is an ancient village with a history of 600 years. Inhabited by more than 500 households, Meijiawu Tea Culture Village is picturesque surrounded by mountains and waters; it is a main production base and a protected area of the fragrant West Lake Dragon Well Tea, and a leisure tourist spot featured with tea culture in farm style.
End the tour by visiting Ling Yin Temple - Located at the north-west of the West Lake at Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest and most significant ancient Buddhist temple of China. As the largest of several temples in Hangzhou's Wulin Mountains, with its the long history and charming scenery, Lingyin Temple attracts thousands of visitors and Buddhist faithful every day.
Thereafter, transfer to Shangahi Pudong Airport for departure.
After your morning Taichi class, pick up by the driver to Suzhou for a day trip.
First, proceed to visit Suzhou Wang Shi Yuan - One of the cultural heritage, the national 4A level scenic spots, national key cultural relics protection units, Suzhou four famous gardens in the world. Suzhou city is located in the southeast of broad head with city road lane 11, about 120 km away from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. As a typical Suzhou mansion house gardens, is a representative work of Chinese classical garden in Jiangnan small.
Then, head to Tongli Water Town - Tongli Ancient Town, a small but elegant water town, is renowned for gondola rides, beautiful water, the Tuisi Garden, the Three Bridges Area and the graceful layout. It is one of the six famous ancient towns in south China along with Nanxun, Wuzhen, Zhouzhuang, Xitang and Yongzhi.
Transfer back to hotel in Shanghai.
Private Taichi Exercise at a local park. The term taiji refers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it is also typically practiced for a variety of other personal reasons: competitive wrestling in the format of pushing hands (tui shou), demonstration competitions, and achieving greater longevity.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is designed to provide the insight in almost all sea species that can be found in Asia. It is divided into 8 major exhibition area: Biological, Sub-Asia, South America (Amazon), Australia, Africa, Cold Water, Polar sea and Ocean Depths area. The exhibits include more than 300 varieties, 15,000 water creatures and article of rare fish and endangered species of rare animals, including the most special ones like is the frog Du Jian, jellyfish, bluegill, Ye Hailong, the emperor penguins and albino Agkistrodon perch.
Be with the locals and wake up early to visit the local market. See, touch, smell and hear all the wonderful hustle and bustle of the excited costumers choosing the best produce that they can get for their family and/or their business. Every local market in each city in the world has its own character and Shanghai is no exception. Big personality for this cosmopolitan city!!
Visit the Dragon Well Tea Village, where you could know more about tea-making process (tea planting) and Chinese tea culture. The excellent quality of Dragon Well Tea is guaranteed by a super elaborate production process. The picking of the leaves emphasizes the importance of timeliness. As a famous among tea growers saying goes, "Tea leaves are a treasure if picked earlier while it is useless as grass if picked too late." Dragon Well Tea leaves are picked during different periods of time. Generally speaking, the best is picked before Qingming Festival, which is called Mingqian Tea. The one picked before Grain Rain are fairly good and are called Yuqian Tea.
Visit the 1,600-year-old Lingyin Temple that features many grottos and religious rock carvings, the most famous of which is the incredible Flying Peak. You will find Temple of Soul's Retreat (Lingyin Temple) in a long, narrow valley between Peak Flown From Afar (Fei Lai Feng) and North Peak to the northwest of the West Lake at Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province. It is without doubt a premier showpiece in the West Lake environs and is notable also as one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples of China. In 1961 it was listed for protection as a key provincial historical and cultural site and is considered a leading centre for research relative to Chinese Buddhist culture.
Be mesmerized by the stunning natural beauty and the rich cultural heritage of Hangzhou. Located on the east coast of China, it was previously described by Marco Polo as "the finest and most splendid city in the world". Visit West Lake ? the symbol of Hangzhou ?which boasts enchanting natural scenery and embark on a boat cruise on the lake. The lake was listed as a World Cultural heritage Site by UNESCO in 2011, and was touted as one which offers the most beautiful sights in China all-year round. Lotus flowers are a common sighting during the July season.
This Package provide a glance of Shanghai during the layover period.
Be transported to the two major cities in China: Hong Kong & Shanghai and discover all that they have to offer. From the busy city center discovery to the more would down discovery of one of the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage Sites of Hangzhou.
Be amazed by the vast land of China. Discover all the beutiful sites, taste the most delicious local cuisine and be enthraled by the magnificient scenery that China has to offer. In the package you will be transported to Beijing, Pingyao, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai.
Spend the time to explore the two major cities in China: Beijing and Shanghai. Be mesmerized by both cultural and historical aspects of the two cities along with all the delicious culinary finds throughout the program.
This package will take you through all the popular sites in Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen and Hong Kong. It is especially designed for the foodie who not only love to eat but also love learn about the Chinese cuisine. Experience hands on cooking classes throughout different cities and discover what makes each of the special.
Get a glimpse of what Shanghai can offer in 24 hours.
Explore Shanghai and Xi'an
This package solely involves basic airport transfers and hotel options.
Take and experiential journey into the Far East! This 4 days 3 nights package for Shanghai will let you have an intimate cultural immersion as well as an authentic Oriental experience of the highlights of Shanghai. Discover the contrasting sights at the old and new areas of Shanghai as well as visit traditional water villages that still resembles the old Chinese way of living.