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Private Suzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train with All Inclusive Option

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    What to Expect
    You will depart from your Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Hongqiao Train Station to have a wonderful bullet train experience to Suzhou. Relax during the scenic on the road to the Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou city. Upon arrival, you will stroll around old houses, ponds, and walkways inside the garden. The garden is considered the model of the modern Chinese Garden. Sitting in the pavilion beside the pond, you will fell like stepping back in history. 

    From Humble Administrator's Garden (or pick one from Tiger Hill and others), then enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the old Grand Canal. The ancient households and the old city gate wall are along the riverside, and you will immerse yourself in the atmosphere of old times lifestyle and appreciate the charms of old China. You will then head to the Panmen Gate. It is claimed to be the oldest ancient water and land gate in the world for the purpose of defense against enemy armies. You will wander around the park see the well maintained gate all as well as the pagodas.

    Refuel with a traditional Chinese lunch after Panmen Gate. In the afternoon, you will visit the Pingjiang Road, which is a beautiful old street beside the canal. You will take a private rickshaw along the historic Pingjiang Road, where the driver will take you up and down old streets to see the lifestyle of people and the district.

    When tour is finished, you will take bullet train back to Shanghai city. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your centrally located hotel in Shanghai
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
    • Private guide
    • Transport by private vehicle in both Shanghai and Suzhou
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown shanghai
    • Rickshaw riding on Pingjiang road, Boat Ride and 1 Garden entrance fee (for All Inclusive Package)
    • Local lunch (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Boat ticket on the Grand Canal (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Rickshaw riding on Pingjiang road (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Round trip bullet train ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off for locations outside of the downtown Shanghai areas
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I could write a book. This is a great option for day trip from Shanghai. It’s doable in a day without a hurry. Suzhou just different enough from Shanghai to make it worth the trip. This was a great, short experience on a high quality...More

    1  Thank PHFERG
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was fortunate in having Daisy, highly knowledgeable and informative. We discussed my interests on the bullet train and she customized the tour for me. Lunch was amazing and fun—difficult to describe a fried sticky rice ball which starts as a baseball size and cooks...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank kangatashi
    Reviewed July 22, 2019

    We could not have ask for a better tour and guide for our trip to Suzhou! Daisy was our guide and she was wonderful! So kind and caring. Very informative. And the tour ran like clockwork. We loved her and you will too! It was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank philkristintravel
    Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

    Our family booked a day trip to experience Suzhou, little did we know we would meet Daisy. We did more in a day than we would have done in a week on our own. Plus we made a new friend that was not only entertaining...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank erik283
    Reviewed July 10, 2019

    Daisy was warm and knowledgable - about everything. Beautifully organised and done with ease. We really appreciated the customisation of the tour to our interests without missing out on the advertised highlights. We went to Kungu opera, taken to hear singer perform an extract from...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Michael C
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