DAY TRIP: Hangzhou Art, Lake, and Tea
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us for a day trip to the former capital of China. We will travel by train to Hangzhou. Our guide will take us to the Academy of Art to see buildings designed by the first Chinese Pritzker award winner in Architecture, Wang Suh, with a visit to the campus art museum. We will have lunch at a local restaurant featuring area specialties, and continue our trip with some famous West Lake views and a boat trip on the lake. We will visit a lotus garden and finish our visit with a guided tour of the Dragon Well Tea Plantation, with its 1600-year history of tea cultivation, and a stop at the National Tea Museum.
Thursday, September 19
7:30am Registration, 8am to 7pm
Hongqiao Railway Station, Costa Coffee, 2/F
(metro line 2 or 10 to Hongqiao Railway Station)
RMB 650 (includes train ticket, bus transportation, lunch, entrance to sites, and tea)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by August 13. Under subject type “Hangzhou” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after August 16. The event costs must be paid in cash only. The train tickets will be purchased in advance, and this portion must be remitted by WeChat. SEA coordinator is Sabine Wehner-Zoltan, mobile: 15317715379.