One Day Hilghlights Tour in Suzhou
Tour Code: CTSZ03
Tour Duration: Approximately 8 hours
Tour Type: Private Vehicle and Tour Guide
Sightseeing: The Grand Canal, Humble Administrator's Garden, Panmen Scenery Area, The No.1 Silk Factory
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Suzhou ( L )
Itinerary: Full day Suzhou city tour to Grand Canal, Panmen Gate, Lingering Garden, The No.1 Silk Factory, Humble Administrator's Garden with lunch. (Private vehicle and guide)
You will be picked up from your hotel then start the tour.
Upon your arrival you will be met by your local guide. Then you will visit Lingering Garden. Occupying an area of 23,300 square meters (about 5.8 acres), the Lingering Garden is located outside Changmen Gate in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. Originally a classical private garden, it is one of the four most famous gardens in China, possessing typical Qing style, it is well-known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes, and colors of the buildings.
Lying to the southwest of Suzhou, Panmen Scenery Area, built on the base of some historic sites by using the architectural structure of classical gardens will be our first stop today. It is famous for its numerous historic relics and abundant human landscapes and has been listed as the National AAAA Tourist Area. Now, Panmen Scenery Area has become a tourist resort showing the unique historic and cultural features of Suzhou. The scenery area which is centered on Panmen City Gate consists of many scenic spots. Amongst them, Ruiguang Pagoda, Panmen City Gate and Wumen Bridge are praised as 'three fine sceneries'.
Then we will head to Humble Administrator's Garden, the largest classical garden in Suzhou and one of the four most famous ones in China. Originally built in 1513 AD, the garden consists of three parts with different types buildings around streams and ponds.
Afterwards, we will visit the Grand Canal. As well as the Great Wall, it ranks as the country's greatest engineering achievement and it is the longest man-made waterway in world. Cruising on the Canal, you will see the local peoples' life.
As Suzhou is also famous for its silk production we will spend some time in the No.1 Silk Factory to see how silk is processed from the silk worm to the final woven cloth.
After the tour you will be transfered back to your hotel and finish the tour today.
Note: The above price are in US dollars, for one person. Based on twin share. Prices are just for reference only, may vary during special holidays, conference. VisitOurChina converts Chinese RMB to US Dollars at a rate of RMB 6.4 = US$1 for our quotations. VisitOurChina currently quotes tour prices in US Dollars on our web site to give you an idea of the tour cost and quote in RMB to you at the time when you are making bookings.
A. Entrance fees to scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary with English speaking guide.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Transfers among sightseeing scenic spots & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English speaking guide.
D. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
E. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
F. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
A. Hotels accommodations and breakfast.
B. Any meals which are not included in the " The trip price includes".
C. Domestic flights, trains or buses, international air and train tickets for coming & leaving mainland China.
D. Personal expenses: The items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day to day itinerary.
E. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
F. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
G. Visa fees.
Trip Notes: Seasonal Price Difference Upon Request
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