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Tour Overview

What are the best full-day tours in Suzhou? In china there is a saying “There is paradise in Heaven and on earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou”. Suzhou is a economically developed city and also a city good for habitation. Take this one day Suzhou tour to explore the best highlights including Grand Canal, Panmen Gate, Old Suzhou City, local tea house and Pingtan. This one day tour will lead you to explore some of the most important cultural relics in the city.

Highlights of this tour:

*Amazed by the Grand Canal which is one of the oldest canal.
*Appreciate the only existing amphibious gate in China—Panmen Gate.
*Slow down your pace on the Old Suzhuo City to feel the charming of this city.
*The tea lovers should never miss to pay a visit to the local tea house.

AM: At 09:00 our guide and driver will greet you in your hotel lobby by holding the board with your name. After hotel pickup we will firstly pay a visit to one of the ancient China’s greatest engineering projects – Grand Canal. You will take a Chinese style wooden boat to cruise down the canal to enjoy the scenery on the way till your arrival at the center of the Old Suzhou City. During the cruise, you will pass by the Panmen Gate which was originally built in 1351 in the Yuan Dynasty.

Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

Suzhou Grand Canal Cruise
Grand Canal Cruise

PM: Then you will get off the boat 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. At last, 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 tour, you will be escorted back to hotel at around 17:00.

Suzhou Pingjiang Road
Pingjiang Road


Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • Entrance ticket
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-conditioned car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • Chinese style lunch
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

Price excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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