The 3 days Suzhou tour covers Humble Administrator Garden, Suzhou Museum, Boat Ride on Grand Canal, Tiger Hill, Pingjiang Road, Lingering Garden. If the itinerary doesn’t match your schedule, we are glad to adjust till you are satisfied.
Humble Administrator Garden, Suzhou Museum, Boat Ride on Grand Canal, Tiger Hill, Pingjiang Road, Lingering Garden
Private car with driver + Guide + Entrance fee + Lunch
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
Day 2 Suzhou
Attractions: Humble Administrator Garden, Suzhou Museum, Boat Ride on Grand Canal, Tiger Hill, Pingjiang Road (Lunch)
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. 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.
Day 3 Suzhou Departure
Attractions: Lingering Garden (Lunch)
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.
After the visiting you will be escorted to train station /airport for departure.
Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
One bottle of mineral water per day
Please send your travel request via e-mail [email protected] to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via paypal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD100; Deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour guide
Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
Our Driver and Vehicle
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
Inside Looking of Our Vehicle
Our Driver and Car
Food is a part of the important culture for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food. If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.