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Suzhou UNESCO world heritage gardens and nearby Chinese water towns present an open door for you to stroll into the authentic ancient China. Our selected private tour packages will show you the charm of Suzhou’s gardens, nearby water towns and local culture.
Suzhou classical gardens and water town
Start and end in Shanghai, grasp the chance to visit Suzhou Gardens, and relax on a hand rowing boat in Tongli Water Town.
Most famous Suzhou gardens
Utilize one day to visit the most famous Suzhou gardens and explore Suzhou local life.
In-depth Bund culture discovery, Suzhou highlights and water town
Learn the culture behind the buildings, visit Suzhou gardens and explore Nanxun Watertown with small boat.
You can visit Suzhou at any time. Every season has its own peculiar beauty. Beautiful flowers in spring and colorful leaves in autumn make spring and autumn most popular. Avoid Chinese national holidays like May 1st, or the China National Day holiday (Oct. 1st-7th).
Suzhou Garden- listed in UNESCO World Heritage site. A peaceful and unique place to see traditional ancient Chinese houses. Humble Administrator’s garden , Lingering Garden and the Master-of-Nets Garden are popular gardens on everyone’s must visit list.
China Water Towns display the local life of Jiangnan (the south region of the Yangtze River). Taking a gondola along the ancient canal town should not be missed. Wuzhen, Tongli, Zhouzhuang, Xitang, Luzhi and Nanxun water towns are the top 6 water towns of China.
The Grand Canal, the longest ancient canal in China. A boat ride is a fascinating glimpse of ancient China with many old houses.
High speed train from Shanghai to Suzhou can be as short as 40 min and Hangzhou to Suzhou is around 2h. We can also arrange a non-smoking car to maximum your comfort and time.
|Destination||Train Schedule||Duration||What to do|
146 trains per day
|26m–1hour||Add Shanghai before or after the Suzhou tour, and see the essence of Shanghai: Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, and the Bund.|
13 trains per day
|1hour 26m– 2hours 6m||Extend to Hangzhou to see the beautiful West Lake, experience Grand Canyon culture, and taste Dragon Well (Longjing) tea.|