5 Days Luxury Tours of Shanghai-Suzhou-Zhouzhuang-Shanghai
Tour Code: CTSH02
Tour Duration: 5 Days
Attractions: The Bund, Zhouzhuang Water Town, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Humble Administrator's Garden, Yuyuan Garden, Tiger Hill, Nanjing Road, Shanghai Museum, The Garden of Master-of-the-Net
Tour Overview: On this 5 day Shanghai tour, you will visit Nanjing Road, The Bund, the Humble Administrator’s Garden, Tiger Hill, the Master of Nets Garden, Zhouzhuang ancient water town, the Shanghai Museum, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and the Yuyuan Garden.
|From $389 per person|
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Sightseeing: Nanjing Road, The Bund
Arriving in Shanghai, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our local guide. Together, you will take a walk to the famous Nanjing Road and The Bund. They are among the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai and therefore a must-see when visiting Shanghai.
Day 2 Shanghai/Suzhou (B,L)
Transfer via: soft seat train arranged by us
Sightseeing: Humble Administrator's Garden, Tiger Hill, Garden of Master-of-the-Net
In the morning we'll depart from your hotel and take the express train to Suzhou. Suzhou is praised as the "Oriental Venice" and called 'paradise on earth' along with Hangzhou.
Upon your arrival in Suzhou, our guide will meet you and escort you to a local restaurant to have lunch. Then you will visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, the largest classical garden in Suzhou and one of the four most famous ones in China. Originally built in 1513 AD, the garden consists of three parts with different types buildings around streams and ponds.
Then we'll see the Tiger Hill (Huqiu). Tiger Hill is the most famous sight in Suzhou city, enjoying the reputation of "The first scenic spot in Wu area" due to its imposing beauty, including Leisure Spring, Testing Sword Rock, Third Spring, Broken-Pillar-Hall and Mountain Villa Wrapped in Emerald Green etc. With only 36 meters height and an area of 20hectares, you might think it is an artificial hill, but its history can be traced back to 2500 years ago. The Tiger Hill Pagoda in the park is the landmark of Suzhou city.
Finally we will visit Garden of the Master of the Nets, which is truly a masterpiece. The effective use of space is the most impressive thing about this garden. Rock arrangements and beautiful fish pools balance each other as do the house and garden sections. Take some time to walk around and let your sense calm down.
Day 3 Suzhou/Zhouzhuang/Suzhou (B,L)
We will spend the whole day in Zhouzhuang, one of the most famous water townships in China. Situated in Kunshan City, which is only 30 kilometers (18 miles) southeast of Suzhou, it is noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs. Let us explore this town with a history of more than 2500 years and get to know about the architecture, lifestyle and inhabitants there.
Afterwards you will be transferred back to Suzhou to spend the rest of your day on your own.
Day 4 Suzhou/Shanghai (B,L)
Transport via: Soft seat train arranged by us
Sightseeing: Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower, Yuyuan Garden
In the morning, you will have some leisure time until you will be transferred to the railway station by our guide and take the express train to Shanghai.
After your arrival you will be met by our local guide and visit Shanghai Museum which is the biggest museum of China. It incorporates a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics and is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
After lunch, we will visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of 'twin dragons playing with pearls'. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.
Then we will take a relaxing walk to the lovely Yuyuan Garden, a beautiful garden in the south of the Yangtze River. Wandering through it, you will find pavilions, corridors, streams, courtyards as well as many other natural features.
Day 5 Shanghai Departure (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Today will be free for your own purposes, until our guide will escort you to the airport for your next destination.
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