4-Day Small-Group China Tour: Shanghai and Suzhou

4-Day Small-Group China Tour: Shanghai and Suzhou
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$565
Duration: 4 days
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Description

Acclaimed as the 'paradise on earth', Suzhou is a classical and beautiful garden city not only showing the elegant historical features, but also displaying its modern side of vigor and vitality. Besides, our Shanghai tour will present you the highlights of this modern city including Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden as well as the famous Bund area along the Huangpu River.

Day 1: Shanghai
Upon your arrival in Shanghai, your guide will be waiting for you outside the customs of Shanghai Airport, and then transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the remainder of the day.

Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (5 stars)

Day 2: Shanghai (B+L)
This morning you will start from the famous Shanghai Museum, which is a large museum of ancient Chinese art built in 1952. Among its huge collections, the displays of bronze vessels in Shang and Zhou dynasties, ceramic objects of different historical periods and ancient paintings and calligraphy, grace the museum with their incalculable value. The next stop is the Yuyuan Garden, a classical Chinese garden built in 1559. Occupying an area of 2 hectares (5 acres), the whole garden is divided into six scenic areas by five dragon walls. Each one has their distinctive features. Halls, pavilions, bridges, pools and corridors can be found everywhere in the garden. You will be overwhelmed by its mystical workmanship. After that you will go to a silk shop.

To taste the good Shanghai cuisine, you will have an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) at a famous local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will take a cruise on the Huangpu River to experience the thrills of old and modern Shanghai. Afterwards, you will have some free time to stroll along the Bund area, where you can see a group of western-style buildings from the colonial period, including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.

Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (5 stars)

Day 3: Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai (B+L)
In the morning, you will be transferred to Suzhou. Then start your Suzhou exploration with a visit to the Garden of the Master of Nets. This is a classical garden with exquisite buildings and peaceful surroundings. Then you will come to the Tiger Hill for sightseeing. Tiger Hill is not only a notable tourist spot, but also an important place for local people's activities. The last destination in Suzhou is the Humble Administrator's Garden, which is the most famous and largest classical landscape garden among other ones. Your amazing journey comes to an end when the guide transfers you back to Shanghai and say goodbye at the hotel lobby.

Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (5 stars)

Day 4: Shanghai (B)
Airport drop-off is not included today. Please find your own way to the airport according to your flight schedule. Have a nice trip!

Acclaimed as the 'paradise on earth', Suzhou is a classical and beautiful garden city not only showing the elegant historical features, but also displaying its modern side of vigor and vitality. Besides, our Shanghai tour will present you the highlights of this modern city including Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden as well as the famous Bund area along the Huangpu River.