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Shanghai - Suzhou

Description :Close by Shanghai are two interesting sites that should not be missed. North is Suzhou, "Venice of China", with China's foremost gardens & canals. East is Zhouzhuang, the classical water village of Yangtze River delta, with its arched bridges, narrow canals & Chinese gondolas. Lunch included.
Tour Code : SHEC-05
Price : from US$112 p/p
Departure Date : You choose

Day 1

Shanghai -> Suzhou -> Shanghai   (L)

Visits : Garden of the Master of the Nets(Wang Shi Garden), Tiger Hill

This morning, you will be driven to Suzhou. After that, you will visit this beautiful city. Your tour begins at the Garden of Master of the Nets. Located at southeast of Suzhou city with a history about 800 years, the Garden of the Master of Nets is one of the four greatest gardens in Suzhou. It is one of the typical Chinese gardens. And it is also the mark of the pint-size residential garden in the south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Nowadays, this garden is a new spotlight in China tour.

After that, you will visit the Hanshan Temple which was built between 502 and 519 A.D.The most notable scene in the temple is the majestic pagoda called Pumingbaota. During your tour, you can climb up, though not to the top of it because it is not allow, and get the good view of the Suzhou city.

Continue to visit Tiger Hill. The Tiger Hill is a site having more than 2,500 years history and the whole scenic area has an area of 579 hectares. Now it is still a vital place for Suzhou tour.

Taste your lunch at a local Chinese Restaurant.

After lunch, you will go on to visit a silk factory where you can learn how silk products are made step by step.

Then, you will be transferred to Zhouzhuang village, the famous water town in China. It has a history of over 900 years. It´s also called Oriental Venice because it is surrounded by water. People plant willows on the edge of their narrow yards, to be more accurate, corridors. Little bridges, murmuring brooks and rural cottages, all of these come into a picture of quietness and simplicity. Bridges, with name or without name, all have their distinct views. The traditional women would like to wear the characteristic costumes with softly dotted tiny flower, exquisite embroideries as decorations.

Finally you will be transferred back to Shanghai.

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  • 1-888-414-0686 (US & CA)
  • 1-800-982-536 (AU)
  • 0-808-189-0371 (UK)
  • 0086-571-85278076 (Intl)

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