Visits : West Lake, Mausoleum of General Yue Fei
Picking-up and end time: 08:30am/17:00pm
Picking-up and drop off place: your hotel
Visits: Lingyin temple,Peak Flying from Afar, Meijiawu tea plantation
Activities: boating on the West Lake, tea picking at Meijiawu, local cuisine tasting as lunch
This morning, you will take a 45 minutes boating tour on the beautiful West Lake that brings you peace like wonderland. The Three Pools Mirroring the Moon stands in the center of lake greeting with you, then board on the dock.
Head for Lingyin temple, called as either "Temple of the Soul's Retreat' or 'Temple of Inspired Seclusion' for the setting has a quiet and beautiful grandeur that encourages a feeling of peace and for contemplation.After visiting the temple, you will hike to the mini-mountain Peak Flying from Afar, which is covered with odd-shaped rocks and historic trees and you will discover many quaint photogenic scenes, such as large Buddhist rock carvings etc.
Arrive at Meijiawu Village for lunch. In the afternoon, be a tea farmer. You will be guided to a tea plantation and pick tea leaves with local people.You might find many Shifu there and their actions of picking tea leaves just like butterfly dancing on the tea trees.Here you will see how West Lake Longjing tea is made and its influence in the Chinese culture.
As a gift for your hardworking, you will get a small jar of tea.