All inclusive private trip to water town Tongli or Zhouzhuang from Suzhou

All inclusive private trip to water town Tongli or Zhouzhuang from Suzhou
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$85
Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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This exclusive private tour will take you to the beautiful “oriental Venice” Tongli or Zhouzhuang Ancient water town, explore the beauty of the typical southeast canal town and gain a great insight to the local area and culture with a professional and knowledgeable local guide. Enjoy the flexible departure time and convenient round-trip transportation from your downtown Suzhou hotel or Suzhou Railway Station.



Your professional guide and the driver will pick up you at 9.30 a.m. (If you prefer another pick-up time please note in the special requests while make the booking), after meeting your guide, you will be transferred to Tongli or Zhouzhuang in a nice, comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle based on the tour options you choose.

If you choose to visit Tongli water town, you will start scrolling and exploring along the town which include the old Ming & Qing Dynasty street, immerse yourself with the local flavors in this little lane streets and then visit one of the most classic garden house-“TuiSi Garden” or “ Garden of Retreat and Meditation” which was listed in the UNESCO and see some of the famous local folks-paper cutting. Continue the walking through the canal areas with little bridges, trees, old residential houses along the town. Learn the story of the local “three famous ring bridges” while appreciate the picturesque view of the town.

If you choose to visit Zhouzhuang, renowned as the first water town in China, you will stroll in the ancient stone lane alleys to soak up its charms and admire its ancient twin bridges. Plus, visit Mr. Shen Wansan’s House, the courtyard residence of a 14th-century tycoon whose wealth inspired the envy of the first of China's Ming emperors. Admire the classical architecture of Shen’s House as you learn about his fascinating life.

During this private tour you will also enjoy the delightful local lunch in one of the water and also the relaxing gondola ride along the ancient canal.

After the tour you will be dropped off at the Suzhou downtown hotel or Suzhou Railway station.

This exclusive private tour will take you to the beautiful “oriental Venice” Tongli or Zhouzhuang Ancient water town, explore the beauty of the typical southeast canal town and gain a great insight to the local area and culture with a professional and knowledgeable local guide. Enjoy the flexible departure time and convenient round-trip transportation from your downtown Suzhou hotel or Suzhou Railway Station.