All Inclusive Suzhou Private City Tour with Garden Exploration

Book All Inclusive Suzhou Private Tour Package is an easy way for you to visit the city with your private tour guide and driver. Wander among lotus ponds and bamboo groved at the Lingering Garden, one of four most famous classic gardens in China, and explore the Hanshan Temple's charm. Visit Panmen gate to learn the profound history of Suzhou from our local guide, take a pleasant stroll down Pingjiang Historic Street, move on to Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory to see how silk made into products.

Note: If you come from Shanghai, recommended timing: Arrival: around 9:30am, Departure: Around 18:00pm. Suzhou train station is recommended, closer to city center. Free charge of train station pick up & drop off service.

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$158

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Duration

7 to 8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel or train station pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • English and Chinese speaking tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Private city transfer
    • Lunch if you book the all inclusive tour option
    • Entrance Fee if you book the private tour option
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Lingering Garden, NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008 China

    Pick up service is arranged at your Suzhou downtown hotel or Suzhou Train station with a welcome signage.

    First, visit Lingering Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the city's finest classical gardens. It has been listed as one of the four most famous national classic gardens together with the humble administrator's garden, the Summer Palace and Mountain Summer Resort in Chengde are called China's four largest gardens. Landscape architectural space processing is very exquisite, using a variety of artistic techniques, built a unique space system, becoming one of the world civilization examples of architectural space art processing. Wander through the trails and portals of this delicately-planned garden that carefully combines traditional Chinese architecture with natural beauty. A good place to let your mind and body rest.

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: Panmen Gate, No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002 China

    Next stop is Panmen Gate, which is a historical landmark in Suzhou. Panmen Gate is China's existing only water and land parallel gate, is one of the signs of the ancient city of Suzhou. The history of the Panmen Gate dates back to 514 AD. Built by Wu State during the spring and autumn period, Panmen is the only ancient city wall still intact in Suzhou.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hanshan Temple, Fengqiao, Suzhou China

    Continue your tour to Hanshan Temple (Cold Mountain Temple) near the town of Fengqiao. Made famous in a poem by Tang Dynasty poet Zhang Ji, this Buddhist temple is known for its large bells, unique black roof and domed bridge. Take a wander around its halls, pavilions, corridors and well-maintained gardens. A good place to let your mind and body rest.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

    Later, drive to Pingjiang Historic Street. To experience the authentic taste of city life in old Suzhou, a stroll down street, which is a great way to get acquainted with the local vibe. Quiet, leafy and slow-paced, the street is lined with old Chinese houses as well as restaurants and teahouses serving traditional foods and drinks. What’s more, there are a variety of upscale cafes catering to the chic crowd at each corner. You can taste a few traditional Chinese snacks while your guide tells you more about the history of the street.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill, No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007 China

    The final stop is Suzhou No. 1 Silk Mill, which has a long and rich history of silk culture, including mulberry tree and silk worm cultivation and turning raw silk into beautiful fabric. The city has been a center of China's silk trade for many centuries. The Suzhou No. 1 Silk Mill has been a proud steward of this heritage for over 80 years. It's more like a museum which shows you how the silk is made from cocoons from the beginning and the whole silk process. Not to be missed.

    Drive you back to your hotel or Suzhou train station after the tour is concluded.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service can be arranged at your hotel in Suzhou downtown or Suzhou train station.
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please provide round-trip train itinerary in "special requirement" block if pickup from Suzhou Train Station is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by China Private Tours

Activity ID: V-6977P31

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