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1. Hangzhou: China (with VPN)/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Pl

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. If you have a connected trip in Asia, just simply select the 22 Asian countries option, which covers:Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macao, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Japan, South Korea If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network:China Unicom

Shaoxing Ancient Town Day Tour with Lunch from Hangzhou

2. Shaoxing Ancient Town Day Tour with Lunch from Hangzhou

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and set out to Shaoxing which is 1-hour-drive away. Upon arrival, you will board a wupeng (black awning) boat, maybe the most comfortable and comprehensive way to learn this ancient city lining the grand canal. As the boat journey ends, proceed to a local restaurant for a relaxing Chinese lunch. Itinerary in the afternoon covers two attractions pertinent to famous figures in arts and literature in Chinese history. First you will visit Shen Garden. This private garden of a wealthy Shaoxing businessman is known among any other local gardens, not for its size, but as a set for the Song Dynasty poet Lu You’s tragic love story with his wife. Later you will be on to Lan (Orchid) Pavilion. This site has been feverishly sought after calligraphy enthusiasts since it is the place calligrapher Wang Xizhi in East Jin Dynasty wrote his masterpiece.   You tour concludes with coach drop-off to your original departure point in Hangzhou. Itinerary: 08:00 - 08:30  Hotel pick-up 08:30 - 10:00  Transfer to Shaoxing 10:00 - 11:30  Boat cruise along the town 11:30 - 12:30  Lunch time  13:00 - 15:00  Shen Garden 15:00 - 17:00  Visit Lan Pavilion 17:30           Back to your hotel Pick-up from below hotels in Hangzhou: 1. Sofitel Hangzhou West Lake 2. Holiday Inn Hangzhou 3. Culture Plaza Hotel Zhejiang 4. West Lake Golden Plaza Hangzhou 5. SSAW Hotel Hangzhou 6. Haihua Plaza Hangzhou 7. Grand Metro-park Hotel Hangzhou 8. Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort 9. Hangzhou Hotel 10. Wuyang International Hotel 11. Oriental Deluxe Hotel Zhejiang 12. Hyatt Regency Hangzhou 13. Hangzhou Shangri-La Hotel 14. Hangzhou Amethyst Hotel 15. Four seasons Hangzhou 16. JW Marriot Hangzhou 17. Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou 18. The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hangzhou The above list represents the hotels most frequently picked up from. If your hotel is not in the above list, please provide your hotel name and address upon booking for a pick-up arrangement or please go to the following hotel to join in the tour. Sofitel West Lake Hangzhou 333 West Lake Avenue, Hangzhou Phone: +86 571 8707 5858 Pick-up time: 08:30AM

From Hangzhou: Full-Day Wuzhen Image Water Town Group Tour

3. From Hangzhou: Full-Day Wuzhen Image Water Town Group Tour

Your day tour will start with a hotel pick-up between 08:00 and 08:30. Drive for 1.5-hours to the water town of Wuzhen. First, make your way to the Ancient Bed Museum, which is China’s unique display of antique beds with exquisite carving. This is a novel miniature of folk crafts in the local area. Later, you will move on to a local distillery where Sanbai wine is produced and distributed. If you like, try and take home some Sanbai wine at the front shop. The third stop of folk crafts will be at the Hongyuantai Indigo Fabric Dye House, where you can watch the complete cycle of making impressive indigo cloth. The Shadow Puppet Theatre is another can’t miss point for any visitor to Wuzhen. Here, you will not only feel the affection the veteran artists have for this art, but also a longing to return to a simple and slower way of life. After a Chinese lunch in a local restaurant, you will have a whole afternoon to your own arrangement. Whether you stroll on stone pathways, over time-worn bridges or go boating on the Grand Canal, find your own way to engage with the water town. As the tour ends, you will head back out to Hangzhou.

Shanghai: Private Guided Tour to Hangzhou by Bullet Train

4. Shanghai: Private Guided Tour to Hangzhou by Bullet Train

Embark on a memorable journey as you meet your private guide in the morning at your hotel lobby. Board the high-speed bullet train for a swift 1-hour ride to Hangzhou City, where you'll have the chance to discuss your Hangzhou bucket list with your knowledgeable guide. Your guide will offer valuable insights and tailor the day's itinerary to suit your specific interests and preferences. Please note that the itinerary provided below is just an example, which can be customized to your liking. Upon arriving in Hangzhou, start your exploration with a leisurely walk along the scenic West Lake, known for its serene beauty and captivating landscapes. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings as you enjoy a 45-minute boat ride, listening to intriguing tales of local history and culture shared by your friendly guide. Following your West Lake visit, proceed to the renowned Longjing green tea farm, where you'll be treated to a sumptuous local lunch paired with exquisite tea tasting. Take in the picturesque views of the tea plantations, stroll through the lush greenery, and learn about the intricate process of tea cultivation from knowledgeable locals. After indulging in the flavors of Hangzhou, set off to explore the famous Lingyin Temple, a revered Buddhist sanctuary with a rich heritage. Marvel at the intricate architecture, intricate carvings, and serene atmosphere of this sacred site. If you've previously visited Hangzhou and wish to explore different attractions this time, feel free to discuss alternative options with your guide. Some suggested alternatives include the Meijiawu Tea Village, Hefang Street, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, or Liuhe Pagoda. As your memorable day draws to a close, board the bullet train for a comfortable journey back to Shanghai. Your guide will ensure your safe return to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your flexible Hangzhou adventure. Regenerate response

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