Hangzhou has always enjoyed its laudatory title “Heaven on the earth”.Now Hangzhou is changing from an old city with beautiful scenery and graceful temperament to a world famous city with rapid economic development, strong innovation vitality, which is full of life happiness,emotion,temperature,and altitude.Join this Shanghai to Hangzhou Day Trip to Experience City Intelligent life, not only enjoy the beauty of Hangzhou,learn the Hangzhou local culture,but also experencie the intelligent life in Hangzhou city and predict the future of Hangzhou.
Duration: 8-10 hours
The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise),Drangon Well Tea Plantation,Fresh Hema Store,Jack Ma's first unmanned supermarket,Xiaomi Store
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Pick up service is arranged at your hotel in Shanghai (based on your requirement) with a welcome signage "Hangzhou Private Tour". Drive you to Shanghai train station to catch the train to Hangzhou.
Our pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"
You will first take a West lake boat cruise to explore the famous Hangzhou West Lake-which is one of world UNESCO Sites. West Lake Cruise West Lake is just like an ancient traditional Chinese painting inviting you to step in. Cruising West Lake leisurely, not only enables you to enjoy the beautiful view of West Lake from a difference angle, but also help you fully sense the feelings of ancient Chinese and get a glimpse of modern Hangzhounese.
Then, you can take a short walk in the tea village and taste a cup of real Longjing Green Tea. As an important and the largest production base of Longjing Tea in Hangzhou, Meijiawu Tea Village is the best place for sightseeing, combining farmhouses and tea culture for locals, it is features Quiet, relaxing and refreshing place, full of tea plantation.
After the tea ceremony at local village, drive back Hangzhou city to visit Fresh Hema Store(He Ma Xian Sheng盒马鲜生 in Chinese). Hema Xiansheng, which is also known as Hema Fresh Store, is likely to reshape the landscape of China's retail industry.The concept of "New Retail," which was created by Jack Ma Yun, Alibaba Group Holding's founder and chairman, in late October, is gaining momentum in the domestic markets. Hema is more than a shopping mall. It integrates the online and offline worlds with logistics and data in a single value chain, offering customers a unique one-stop food center experience. Various options are offered in Hema, including butchery, vegetables, dairy, frozen seafood, hotpot, bakery, and wine.
If you are hungry, well they have that covered, the store is stocked with fresh sea food, poultry, beef, sushi, salads, juices and other local delicacies and provides an area where customers can enjoy their meal in a upscale food court atmosphere.
Have lunch at Hema Store which is an experience of smart shopping. Our guide will show how to shop in this supermarkt,the store is linked to your Alipay or Taobao Accounts, consumers scan the QR code at the entrance and sign up with the app, free Wi-Fi is available in the store to facilitate an speedy download and installation. Once you register, it is time to spend some money, and they provide a few ways to do so. As you go through the supermarket, you will find an array of fresh and imported items to browse through. Each item in the store has its unique bar code, when scanned it will bring up with all the detail that customers need to make an informed decision.
In the afternoon, our guide will take you to visit Jack Ma's (Founder of Alibaba) first unmanned supermarket. Today, on a street in Hangzhou (Zhejiang province), Jack Ma's first unmanned supermarket officially opened for business. Because there are no costs for manpower, the expenses for running the unmanned supermarket only add up to about a quarter of those of traditional supermarkets.From here, you will see how the supermarket operation. The first step:scanning a code with your mobile phone and going through the gate;The second step: Select and purchase goods;The third step: Going through the payment gate.
After that, our guide will lead you to take metro to Qianjiang New City. On the way, you will find the intelligent life is everywhere, such as use Alipay for metro. When you arrive, walk into Xiaomi Store to experience some high-tech products and learn some Xiaomi' culture. Xiaomi is often referred to as the Apple of the East, mainly because its products resemble those of the iPhone maker. Even its MIUI Android skin feels like iOS, which is good or bad depending on who you ask.
After the tour, drive you to Hangzhou train station and return Shanghai by train. You will be taken back to your hotel in Shanghai (based on your requirement) once you arrived in Shanghai.
We provide off the beaten track Hangzhou activities as below to enhance your tour experience. You can choose some of them to customize the above tour. Or if time permits, you can add one or two of them in the above itinerary (Only additional entrance fee required. And some are free charge of entrance fee).
Morning Market & Breakfast Experience Cost for Breakfast: within 20RMB Per Person
If your hotel doest not provide breakfast or you are a foodie and want to taste real Hangzhou. This is a great chance to see how Hangzhou wakes up by experiencing the tastes, sounds and local way of life. Get whisked through Hangzhou's old streets, alleys and morning market with our local guide to eat the most authentic breakfast at places we know and you can't find on your own.
Blind Date Culture at Wangsong Campus Free Charge
Feeling the local dating culture at Wansong Academy where the locals take part in the blind date fair "Chinese Matchmarking Day".Here attracted over thousands of young singles and their parents. ( Available on each Saturday morning)
Westlake Sunset Watching at Chenghuang Pavilion Entrance Fee: 40RMB per person
Follow our guide to climb up to the Cheng Huang Pavilion where is the one of the best locations for admiring and photographing the sunset on Westlake.
Local Wet Market Visting Free Charge
Do you want know more about local life? Come with our guide to visit the local wet market. To most locals, wet market is a destination for freshest produce while it is a must-see attraction for a cultural experience to tourists.
Local Family Visiting Free Charge
If you are interested in local culture and life style, we can arrange local famliy visting to sip famous Longjing tea, learn how to cook local food as well as taste Hangzhou cuisine. Local residents will invite you warmly to experience Hang-style life.
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