You will meet your guide holding a sign with your name at your Shanghai downtown hotel around 9:00 am, and will be contacted to reconfirm again the exact pickup time one day ahead of the travel date. Taking this tour you will go to visit Net Master Garden, Ancient City Wall in Suzhou city, and lastly Zhouzhuang water town. When the tour is finished, we drive you back to your Shanghai downtown hotel.
Your hotel in Shanghai downtown area
Suzhou is one of the livable cities in China due to its natural and cultural environment. And Zhouzhuang is one of the best known water towns nearby Shanghai. This one day escorted tour will lead you to unearth reputed Jiangnan garden owning nationwide fame in China. And next getting enchanted by the picturesque landscape of Zhouzhuang Water Town, which resembles a gentle lady holding so many surprises and secrets.
Start the tour at 9:00 am when you will be picked up from your Shanghai downtown hotel. Then Travel with us to Suzhou nearby Shanghai to witness the exquisite gardens and ancient architectures of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Located in east China, Suzhou is renowned for its elegant gardens, stone bridges, its network of rivers and canals.
All classical gardens in Suzhou, like shining pearls, are a brilliant part of Chinese cultural heritage. You will visit one of the four famous gardens in Suzhou, the Net Master Garden. Then you will also follow us to explore the Ancient City Wall, one of the few existed city walls built in feudal society in China.
After lunch, let’s drive to the ancient water town – Zhouzhuang, one of the most famous water townships in China. It is not only noted for its breathtaking natural beauty but also its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the strong local colored traditions and customs. A pleasant cruise along the canal is included which will be an extra bonus for you to obtain the view of the unique waterside lifestyle. Today you will also pay a visit to Silk Culture Museum to learn about Chinese silk art and appreciate some silk products.
After the tour, you will be escorted back to Shanghai downtown hotel by 6:00 pm.