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Home >> China Shanghai Tours >> Shanghai Tour Packages >> 4 Days City Sightseeing Trip Travel To Suzhou Gardens
 
 

4-Day Shanghai Suzhou Tour

Destinations: Shanghai, Suzhou
Tour Code: PKG_05
Avilability: Daily

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival of Shanghai
Upon your arrival in Shanghai, our English-speaking tour guide will meet you at the airport. After claiming your luggage, you will easily find our guide holding a welcome sign with your name on it. Transfer to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure to overcome jetlag.
Day 02 Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden and the nearby Yuyuan Market which is known locally as the City God Temple. Have lunch, then visit Former French Concession, Shikumen area, Xintiandi, and have a stroll over the Bund.

Jade Buddha Temple: Founded in 1882, the Jade Buddha Temple is a popular tourist destination for its two magnificent 1.9-meter-high white jade Buddhas brought from Burma. It is now an active monastery of Zen Buddhism, with 70 resident monks living and working there.
Yu Yuan Garden: The most famous garden in Shanghai, located not far from the Bund. The garden was finished in 1577; construction of the garden took 20 years. Yuyuan Garden is built in traditional Chinese style with many beautiful rock formations, trees, ponds, and pavilions. Doorways and zigzagging bridges separating the garden into various areas.
Former French Concession: As a foreign concession in Shanghai, the Former French Concession neighborhood is very beautiful - the buildings, the trees. The French Concession was established on 6 April 1849, when the French Consul to Shanghai, and it ends in 1943 when the Vichy French government signed it over to the pro-Japanese puppet government in Nanjing.
The Bund: With a length of 1 km, the bund is dotted with various grandiose solid buildings of western style dating back to the early this century in its west. Due to these imposing buildings, the bund is also reputed as "an international exhibition of architecture".
Day 03 Shanghai - Suzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Our guide pick you up from your hotel at about 08:00am, and help you to take high speed train from Shanghai to Suzhou. A 30 minutes train ride will take you to Suzhou. Visit the Zhuozhengyuan Garden (Humble Administrators Garden) and Liuyuan Garden (Lingering Garden). After lunch, take a rickshaw and ride through the streets of Suzhou, see local people's daily life, folk handicrafts and the ancient buildings. Be transferred to Suzhou railway station to board on the train back to Shanghai.

Zhuozhengyuan Garden: Built in the Ming Dynasty, the garden covers 4 hectares. Is divided into three parts - the eastern, middle and western gardens. The middle one is the most essential part of the entire garden. With a pool in the center, the architect designed pavilions, terraces and buildings near the water, some of which poping out from the water directly. It is a typical example of the art of horticulture south of the Yangtze River.
Liuyuan Garden: With an area of 23,310 sq.m., the Liuyuan Garden has the layout and the architecture style of the gardens of the Qing Dynasty. It is celebrated for its artistic way of dealing with the spaces between various kinds of architectural form. Liuyuan Garden was listed as a cultural relic of national importance in 1961 by the Chinese government.
Day 04 Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit Shanghai Museum and World Financial Center, the second-tallest building in the world and the tallest structure in Mainland China with breathtaking view of Shanghai. Transfer to the airport for your departure, end of service.

Shanghai Museum: A museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square. The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls with over 120,000 pieces of collection. The eleven Galleries cover most of the major categories of Ancient Chinese art: Ceramics, Sculpture, Paintings, Calligraphy, Jade, Coins, Bronze, and Furniture.The over 400 pieces of exquisite bronze wares cover the history of ancient Chinese bronze art.


2. Hotel Accommodation For This Tour

Destination Luxury Standard Comfortable
Shanghai Renaissance Yuyuan
Galaxy Hotel
Holiday Inn Express

3. Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide the information below so that we can quote precisely for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children in your party. If there are children under 12 years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from the above tour, please let us know your requests.


4. Service Inclusion For The Above Tour:

1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
2. Meals
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable. Our guide will not fly with you from one city to another.
6. Insurance
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.



5. Service Exclusion For The Above Tour:

1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What is single supplement?
The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers
Tips depending on the service of your guide and driver, entirely voluntary.

 
 
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