Quality silk and tea
Hangzhou is the capital of the Zhejiang Province and is still considered an important centre for the tea trade in China. Visit the National Tea Museum and sip the many different infusions in a special teahouse. In addition, Hangzhou is traditionally known as the City of Silk. If you’re looking for a made-to-measure suit or dress you’ll find the finest quality here. Hangzhou is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in China. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Hangzhou now!
Culinary delights and tranquil temples
Hangzhou has culinary surprises galore. The city is famous for local delicacies such as Beggar's Chicken (stuffed, wrapped in lotus leaves and baked in clay), West Lake fish in vinegar, Dongpo pork and shrimp fried with Long Jing tea leaves. Also typical of Hangzhou are its many temples, including Lingyin Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in China. Located in a quiet valley surrounded by woods, this is a place of peace and relaxation.
Flights to Hangzhou for a unique city trip
Looking for a cheap flight to Hangzhou? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in China before you know it.
The Chinese dislike teabags. Only loose leaf tea counts in China and preferably varieties with that well-known name, Longjing tea. This tea, which is grown near Hangzhou, is probably the most famous green tea in the country. Even the Chinese parliament owns some of these highly desirable plants, the tea from which is only…
Hangzhou’s West Lake is a little piece of heaven on earth, say the Chinese. Famous painters, poets and writers came here for inspiration and fell so in love with the gardens, pagodas and islands of the lake that they never left. Thanks partly to travellers who followed the…
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Average travel time: 10 hour and 20 min