The waterways of Suzhou

Suzhou - 3 days

Suzhou, a 2,500 year-old cultural city is located in an area of rivers that crisscross the Yangtze River Delta of southeastern China. In the city, boats bob along waterways interwoven with small bridges that run parallel to the streets and traditional houses built along them. Coupled with a stunning collection of UNESCO-listed gardens and famed for it’s silk, Suzhou is an oriental treasure. Just southeast of Suzhou is the charming Venetian-like town of Zhouzhuang. Surrounded as well as divided by lakes and rivers, various stone bridges offer amazing views of this pretty town that is popular with Chinese artists.

Day 1 –Shanghai to Suzhou.
Today take the train to Suzhou. Once you’ve arrived you’ll visit the Humble Administrator’s Garden and the Silk Factory. Later on take a Boat Cruise along the Grand Canal. Overnight -Suzhou

Day 2 –Zhouzhuang
Today you transfer to Zhouzhuang for the day. This is one of the prettiest and most famous ancient waterway cities in China and a great place to explore. Later on return to Suzhou in time to visit the Net Master’s Garden at night. Overnight - Suzhou

Day 3 – Back to Shanghai
This morning you head back to the station for your journey back to Shanghai.

Additional Information

  • Starts/Ends: Shanghai
  • For the purpose of quotations, all prices featured are based on 2 passengers travelling, and surcharges apply for one passenger travelling. This is on top of the usual single supplement. Please also note that supplements may apply over the Christmas/New Year period.
  • No bolt-ons operate over May Day (01-07 May) or National Day (01 - 07 Oct) holidays in China due to overwhelming domestic tourist demand for local hotels and services.

What's Included

  • Return soft seater class, high speed train journey from Shanghai to Suzhou.
  • 2 nights 3-star accommodation in Suzhou including all meals.
  • Suzhou - guided sightseeing excursion including boat cruise on Grand Canal.
  • Zhouzhuang day excursion - guided sightseeing of the canals and quaint waterside village.
  • Local transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles.
  • Entrance fees applicable to excursions.
  • Services of an English speaking local guide during scheduled sightseeing.

Applicable Prices

Dates Price/Person Single Supp.
Suzhou - 3 days All Dates USD $699 USD $169

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