Suzhou Museum

Tour Overview

Want to throw yourself into a wonderland of breathtaking mountains and rivers and elegant gardens? This 3 days Suzhou tour covers Humble Administrator Garden, Suzhou Museum, Boat Ride on Grand Canal, Tiger Hill, Pingjiang Road, Lingering Garden. Suzhou has always been famous for its beautiful mountains and rivers and elegant gardens. It is also known as the “Oriental Water Capital” because of its ancient water town features with small bridges and flowing water. Enjoy yourself in this beautiful city at a best price.

Highlights of this tour:

*Visit one of the four famous gardens in China—Humble Administrator Garden.
*Appreciate the combination of history and art in Suzhou Museum.
*Take a cruise on the amazing Grand Canal which is one of the oldest canal.
*Visit Tiger Hill and Listen to its interesting legendary.
*Experience the unique local lifestyle in Pingjiang Road.
*Enjoy the artistic beauty of Chinese classical gardens in Lingering Garden.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Suzhou train station / airport, our driver will meet you by holding the welcome board with your name. Then you will be escorted to hotel and please enjoy your free time in the rest of the day.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Suzhou downtown area booked by you

  2. AM: At 08:30 our guide and driver will greet you in your hotel lobby by holding the board with your name. After hotel pickup we will drive to visit Humble Administrator Garden. It is a typical ancient Chinese style garden in southern China. In 1509 of the Ming Dynasty, the central government officer Wang Xianchen retreated from politics. After his retirement, he spent 16 years to construct the garden for his later life. After lunch you will visit the Silk Museum to learn about the Chinese silk culture and appreciate some exquisite silk artworks. After that you will visit the Suzhou Museum to learn about the past of the local area and appreciate some precious and delicate cultural relics.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: Then you will take a boat and cruise along the Grand Canal to Tiger Hill. Though the hill is not large in scale and has an altitude of only 30+ meters, it is the highlight cultural and natural scenery in Suzhou. At last drive back to city area and take a walk in along Pingjiang Road and surrounding areas in Old City Area. During your walking, you will meet the well preserved old style folk houses, shops, the zigzag narrow canals, the local vegetable market, etc.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Suzhou downtown area booked by you

    Suzhou Humble Administrator’s Garden
    Humble Administrator’s Garden

  3. AM: In the morning, our guide will wait you in your hotel lobby at confirmed time. First we will drive to visit Lingering Garden. It was originally built in the Ming Dynasty as a private garden by Xu Taishi, a retired officer from the central government. The garden consists of four parts: east part for architecture complex, middle part for garden, west part for artificial mountains, and north part for rurality. After then you will make a stop at a local tea house to try the most important Chinese drink – tea. At the same time you will appreciate the city’s most famous art-form: Pingtan.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: After the visiting you will be escorted to train station /airport for departure.

    Suzhou Lingering Garden
    Lingering Garden

Price includes

  • Chinese style lunch
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-conditioned car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Hotel
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
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