1 Day Tour to Suzhou and Zhouzhuang (from Shanghai, back)
Private tour Itinerary
① Pick up at your Shanghai hotel between 7:30am and 8:00am, and then driving to Suzhou.
- Suzhou is one of the oldest towns in the Yangtze basin, founded in about 600 BC. With its interconnected waterways and beautiful environment, the city is often referred to as "The Venice of the East." Suzhou was one of the few cities in China to escape the ravages of the cultural revolution and its famous gardens survived almost completely intact.
② Upon arrival in Suzhou, the first stop is Net Master Garden, the best and most celebrated as a model Ming Dynasty Garden in all of Suzhou. Then it’s on to view the Ancient City Gate and Grand Canal and a tour of a silk spinning factory to see how Chinese silk has been produced since the 14the century.
③ After lunch visit the water town of Zhouzhuang and board a Chinese-style gondola to cruise the waterways of the city.
④ Transferred back to your Shanghai hotel.