42% area of Suzhou city is covered by water, including a vast number of ponds and streams, it is praised as the 'Venice of the Orient', moreover, the gardens in Suzhou are called the Garden Museum. Touring the wonderful ancient water towns in the vicinity or lingering in the exquisite classical gardens in the downtown area, you will truly know the charm of a 'paradise on earth'. As the saying goes - 'Gardens to the south of the Yangtze River are the best in the world, and Suzhou gardens are the best among them'.


D 1Day Tour of Suzhou Gardens, Grand Canal and Silk Factory

Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning, then drive to Suzhou(ancient garden city, visit the Lingering Garden which is an ancient private garden with nearly 400 years history.; afterwards, visit the Pan Gate Ancient City Wall which is famous as the historic landmark in Suzhou, originally built during the Warring States Period in the state of Wu with a 2,500 years history.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. 
In the afternoon, we will continue to No.1 Silk Factory, where you can see the whole process of China slik making, afterwards, go to take the river cruise on the Grand Canal to visit the beautiful south Yangtze River scenery along the 2 sides of the canal. Finally, drive back to Shanghai and drop-off at your hotel.

Traffic: Private car/bus.
Accommodation: Not Involved
Meals: Lunch
  • Suzhou Grand Canal

    Suzhou Grand Canal

  • Suzhou Lingering Garden

    Suzhou Lingering Garden


Dates 1 Person 2 Persons 3-6 Persons 7-9 Persons Single Supplyment
Dec.-Mar. 300 180 145
100 /
Apr.-Nov. 320 200 160 110 /


  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel.

  • Private vehicle with driver.

  • Excellent English speaking private tour guide.

  • Entrance fees of all sites as mentioned.

  • Typical Chinese lunch with drink.

  • Service charge & Government taxes


  • Tips for the guide and driver.

  • Hotel in Shanghai.

  • Dinner.


  • Free Pick-up and drop-off services are offered for visitors staying in dowtown area of Shanghai city, so please SPECIFY the hotel name and address when you enroll this tour.

  • The night before the tour departure about 8:30Pm, a guide will call you directly if you have left us a China mobile number, or he/she will call to the hotel room to inform the pick-up time next morning.

  • A message will be left at the hotel front desk if you are not in the room when he/she calls. 

  • Please call this emergency number +86-18086842467 to confirm the pick-up time if you didn't receive any message from our guide the night before departure.

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