Private Hidden and Historical Suzhou Exploration from Shanghai

Private Hidden and Historical Suzhou Exploration from Shanghai
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$68
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This private full day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai is especially designed for people who want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou. Your professional tour guide will lead you through deep alleys of the old city by canals, find you 477-years-old Garden of Cultivation ( UNESCO World Heritage ), ancient city gate, bonsai garden, 1000-years-old leaning pagoda and watch Suzhou Opera performance in tea house with local people. Learning about the most original history and culture of Suzhou. In addition, a relax boat ride is inclusive, and it takes you to see how this old city is arranged by waterways. If you want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou, don't miss out this opportunity.

Meet your excellent English-speaking guide at your hotel at 8:00am, then head up to Suzhou by taking a half-hour bullet train ride (for a group more than 3 people, a private vehicle service will be offered). The following is the details about major places you will visit during the tour:

  • Garden of Cultivation: Built in 1541, it is one of the best preserved examples of a Ming Dynasty classical garden in Suzhou, hidden behind the deep living alleys, more peaceful and quite.
  • Ancient City Gate: Chang Gate, one of the eight city gates at ancient Suzhou trace back to 2000 years ago, great place today to discover local life.
  • Boat Ride: You will be on board of a row boat to see how this town is arranged by waterways and how life and market is going on by water.
  • Bonsai Garden: The Bonsai garden in Tiger hill has the best bonsai collections in Suzhou, many of them are over 100 years old, your guide will explain you the way how to do it, learn you the history of Chinese bonsai. 
  • Leaning pagoda: Buddhist pagoda with over 1000 years old, also famous for its Leaning shape, enjoys reputation of "Chinese Pisa pagoda".
  • Suzhou Opera performance: Watch Suzhou Pingtan and Kunqu opera performance in the tea house with locals
This tour offers both "All Inclusive" and "Guide & Transfer" tour options, choose the one fits your needs upon booking.
After your entire day trip is finished, you will transferred back to your hotel in Shanghai.

This private full day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai is especially designed for people who want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou. Your professional tour guide will lead you through deep alleys of the old city by canals, find you 477-years-old Garden of Cultivation ( UNESCO World Heritage ), ancient city gate, bonsai garden, 1000-years-old leaning pagoda and watch Suzhou Opera performance in tea house with local people. Learning about the most original history and culture of Suzhou. In addition, a relax boat ride is inclusive, and it takes you to see how this old city is arranged by waterways. If you want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou, don't miss out this opportunity.