Suzhou Private Full-day Tour from Shanghai including Must-see Attractions | La Vacanza Travel

Suzhou Private Full-day Tour from Shanghai including Must-see Attractions

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: China, Shanghai, Shanghai
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  • 8 hours
  • Shanghai
  • E-Voucher
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  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Suzhou is a famous historical and cultural city with a blend of classical gardens and tiny canal-side streets. With the assistance of professional guide, you will walk into Suzhou with a history of 2,500 years. This tour takes you through four of the most famous historical Suzhou Attractions. Enjoy the only well preserved water-and-land city gate - Panmen Gate, one of China's four most famous gardens - Humble Administrator's Garden, well-designed Suzhou Museum by I.M.Pei, most traditional local community Pingjiang Road. Besides, we will have a boat cruise along canal, visit Kunqu Opera Museum and Pingtan Museum.

1. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site - Humble Administrator's Garden
2. Walk along Pingjiang Road and enjoy local lifestyle
3. Have a boat cruise
4. Pick-up and drop-off service included
5. Have Su-style noddle for Lunch
6. Round trip train tickets from Shanghai to Suzhou included

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

Panmen Gate is known for its three landmarks “Ruiguang Pagoda”, the earliest pagoda in Suzhou built in 247; “Wu Gate Bridge”, the entrance to the gate at that time over the water passage and the highest bridge in Suzhou at the time and the unique water-and-land gate in China “Pan Gate”.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000 China

Suzhou Museum’s designer, I.M. Pei, an internationally recognized and award-winning architect, traveled back to his hometown to design and build one of Suzhou’s most popular attractions. Located deep in the historic district adjacent to the Humble Administrator’s Garden, the Suzhou Museum appeals to lovers of art, architecture and culture. 
The museum exhibits a vast collection of ancient ceramics, cultural relics and woodcarvings, and the handsome lotus pool at the museum’s center is a highlight there. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Humble Administrator's Garden, No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001 China

Humble Administrator's Garden, covering about 52,000 sq. meters (12.85 acres), is the largest and most renowned. Due to its unique designs and ethereal beauty, the garden has garnered many special honors. It is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site and has also been designated as one of the Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State as well as a Special Tourist Attraction of China. Along with the Summer Palace in Beijing, the Mountain Resort of Chengde in Hebei Province and the Lingering Garden in Suzhou, it is considered as one of China's four most famous gardens.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

With the length of 1,606 meters, Pingjiang Road is a stone route with a river flowing across it. Here, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, and the old walking leisurely, which presents the traditional Suzhou local life. As well, it is a traditional Chinese painting scene for tourists to appreciate. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of Suzhou ancient city. Only a street distance away to the Guanqian Pedestrian Street, Pingjiang Road is a quite place for people to get away from the hustle and bustle.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kun Opera Museum, No.14 Zhongzhangjia Alley, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215005 China

Kunqu Opera considered as “ancestor of Chinese operas” is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese opera and it evolved from the Kunshan melody has been listed as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 2001.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Admission to the indicated attractions
  • Professional guide
  • Public transportation fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entry/Admission - Panmen Gate
  • Entry/Admission - Humble Administrator's Garden

Exclusions
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Departure Point

    Shanghai, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.


    Departure Time

    08:30 AM


    Return Details

    Returns to original departure point

    Voucher info

    You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

    Duration

    8 hours


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