Enjoy the back garden of Shanghai on this Suzhou Day Tour and visit some of the most treasurable sights of Suzhou: the Humble Administrator’s Garden, Pingjiang Street, a beautiful street by the river whose style dated all the way back to Tang Dynasty. Continue your tour to Suzhou Museum, which was designed by Leoh Ming Pei, and Huqiu. Finish your tour by visiting an old silk factory and see how a beautiful piece of silk come into being.

Itinerary

Suzhou, which was part of the Wu Region in ancient China, is a treasure of China known for its beautiful history. You will start your tour in the most famous Chinese Garden, the Humble Administrator’s Garden, which was part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. It was once a private garden of a retired administer.

After the garden you will visit Pingjiang Street. It’s a beautiful street whose feature was originally from Tang Dynasty. You will encounter a lot of unique shops and you might feel that for a moment you are lost in an ancient Chinese street. At the end of your visit you will have an authentic lunch in a local restaurant where you can try some local unique dishes.

Following is a special visit to the Suzhou Museum which was designed by Mr. Leoh Ming Pei. It’s a beautiful museum who combined a series of different elements: the ancient, the modern, and the creative. You will meet a lot of antique pieces of the treasures of China inside.

Continue your afternoon tour to Huqiu, a famous site that is over 2500 years old. Enjoy the ancient relics as well as the local culture, as this place was favored by many famous China celebrities along the history river.

At the end of your tour you will have the chance to visit a 100-year-old silk factory where you will experience all the processes of making silk: silk reeving, silk weaving as well as the final silk quilt making. After the visit your friendly guide will help you to get back to your hotel in Shanghai.

For a group that has more than 4 pax, please contact us for more information.

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup (selected area)
  • 60-minute Huangpu river cruise ticket
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for the duration of the tour
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Entry to 2 bars and 1 club
  • Two complimentary orders in 1st and 2nd bars

Exclusions

  • Extra drinks (in the bar or club)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance ticket to Bar Rouge/Mint (only required on weekends)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • River cruise subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or change in itinerary to visit an extra bar or club
Departure point
The lobby of your centrally located hotel in Shanghai
Departure time
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Duration
5 hours (approx.)
Private Tour for 1 Person Full day private tour to Suzhou. Min 1 booking.Entrance fees, private guide and transfer service, lunch are all inclusive (optional boat ride at your own cost). From USD  $488
Private Tour for 2 People Full day private tour to Suzhou. Min 2 booking.Entrance fees, private guide and transfer service, lunch are all inclusive (optional boat ride at your own cost). From USD  $258
Private Tour for 3-4 People Full day private tour to Suzhou. Min 3-4 booking.Entrance fees, private guide and transfer service, lunch are all inclusive (optional boat ride at your own cost). From USD  $178

For a group that has more than 4 pax, please contact us for more information.