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5-Day Shanghai Hangzhou Suzhou Highlights Tour

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Overview:

Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai. These three cities are often mentioned together in China, and as representatives of China’s prosperous cities, this five-day tour takes you to see their prosperity and their rich history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Code

SH5D4N-SHZ-737

Duration

5 Days/ 4 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Shanghai Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

Welcome to Shanghai, this world famous big city will give you a prosperous impression. Our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport or train station, they will esocrt you to your hotel and help you with check-in.

 

Day 2Shanghai

Attractions: Shanghai museum, Former French Concession, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, The Bund
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

This morning pay a visit to the Shanghai Museum, The exhibition area is 12000 square meters, the first floor is the ancient Chinese bronze Hall, the ancient Chinese sculpture hall and the exhibition hall; The second floor is the ancient Chinese ceramics Hall, the temporary ceramic hall and the exhibition hall; The third floor is the Chinese calligraphy Museum, the Chinese Painting Museum and the Seal Museum of the Chinese dynasties; The fourth floor is a comprehensive museum with the jade Museum of ancient China, the Coin Museum of ancient China, the Furniture museum of Ming and Qing Dynasties, the Arts and Crafts Museum of Chinese minorities and the exhibition hall.

Then pay a visit to the Former French Concession, former French ConcessionDrive to the Shanghai World Finacial Center nearby, a skyscraper in the Lujiazui Financial Center of Shanghai, China, which is part of the core district of Shanghai’s Financial City. It is the fourth tallest building in China and is shaped like a bottle opener. Climb to the 100th floor sightseeing hall, you can see the Oriental Pearl spire. Stepping on the suspended sightseeing corridor, overlooking the scenery of the two sides of the Pujiang River through the transparent glass at your feet, like walking in the clouds.

After dinner, we can stroll along the Nanjing Road and the bund to enjoy the fabulous night of Shanghai.

Day 3Shanghai-Hangzhou

Attractions:West Lake, Feilai Peak, Linyin Temple, Meijia Dock Dragon Well Tea Village, China National Tea Museum
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Hangzhou

First head to the West Lake, also known as Qiantang Lake, is located at No. 1 Longjing Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China, in the west of Hangzhou City, with a catchments area of 21.22 square kilometers and a lake area of 6.38 square kilometers. In 2007, the West Lake Scenic Area in Hangzhou, where the West Lake is located, was named “National AAAAA tourist Attraction”. On June 24, 2011, Hangzhou’s West Lake cultural landscape was inscribed on the World Heritage List.

After sightseeing at the West Lake, we will go to Feilai Peak, also known as Lingjiu peak, belongs to Lingyin Temple scenic spot, located in Xihu District Lingyin Road, Fayun Lane No. 1. According to official data, as of 2023, Feilai Peak will be 168 meters high and 1,424 meters high. The mountain is made of limestone. It is the earliest trace of Hangzhou Zen Temple. Opening hours 07:00-18:15. Then we won’t miss Linyin Temple, backed by the North peak, facing the Feilai Peak, was built in the early years of the Eastern Jin Dynasty, covering an area of about 87,000 square meters. The founder of Lingyin Temple was the West Indian monk Hui Li. Liang Wu Emperor in the southern Dynasty granted the field and expanded it. Qian Liu, king of Wuyue in the Five Dynasties, invited Yongming Yanshou Master to revive the development and gave the name Lingyin New Temple.

To have a full understanding of Chinese tea culture, we will pay a visit to the Meijiawu Tea Village and China National Tea Museum. Meijiawu is an ancient village with a history of more than 600 years. It is a tea cult-themed leisure park with endless green mountains, gurgling streams, and vigorous tea gardens, emitting a strong simple folk customs and tea village customs, and recreating the natural beauty of “ten miles of Meiwu tea fragrance”.

Day 4Hangzhou-Suzhou

Attractions: Lingering Garden, Shantang Ancient Street, Tiger Hill, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Suzhou

A full day sightseeing begin with the Lingering Garden. It is a classical garden in Suzhou, one of the four famous gardens in China, and also a world-renowned example of artistic treatment of architectural space. It was built in Ming Dynasty. In the Qing Dynasty, it was called “Han Bi Villa”, commonly known as “Liu Yuan”, and later changed to “Liu Yuan”. The park has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage by the United Nations, and has been rated as a national 5A tourist attraction.

Pay a visit to the nearby ShanTang Ancient Street, has been the bustling area of Gusu City since ancient times, and has the reputation of “a second-class rich and graceful place in the red world”. Shantang Street has Shantang village wedding, pray for the river lights, Shantang festival, Tanabata cultural festival, rolling gods, welcome the God of wealth, Lantern Festival and other customs.

Then drive to the Tiger Hill, has a long history of more than 2,500 years, according to legend in the Spring and Autumn period Wu King Fucha buried his father here, three days after the burial of white tigers, hence the name. The scenic spot integrates natural landscape and cultural landscape, showing the tourism style of hills, rocks, cliffs, pools, springs, rivers, ancient trees and neolithic cultural sites, scenic spots, cliff stone carvings, stone inscriptions, ancient buildings, ancient Bridges and folk festivals in one.

Want to learn about traditional Chinese handicraft silk? We will visit Suzhou No. 1 Silk Factory where you can see the silk making process, talk with the workers and enjoy the beautiful silk crafts.

Day 5Suzhou-Shanghai Departure

Attractions: Tongli Water Town
Meal: Not included

Today we will explore Tongli Water Town. Located in Wujiang District, Suzhou, has a history of more than 1,000 years since it was built in Song Dynasty. Unlike Xitang and Wuzhen, which have been eroded by commercialization and become noisy and impatient, Tongli’s permanent population is still mostly indigenous people, who get up early and go to bed early, the old houses are still mottled and old, and the atmosphere of life is still there.

The tour will be finished today. Our tour guide and driver will see you off at the airport/train station for your next destination.

 

 

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day
  • 4- Night-Accommodation

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned