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2-Day Private Trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou by Fast Train from Shanghai

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Day 1: Shanghai to Suzhou Day Tour

Stop At: Shanghai Railway Station South Square Parking Lot, China, Shanghai Shi, Zha Bei Qu, Huo Che Zhan, Tianmu W Rd, 天目西路
In the morning your local friendly guide and private driver will pick up you at your downtown hotel or the place you stay in Shanghai. Enjoy a comfortable ride in the air-conditioned car to Shanghai high speed train station, follow your guide and get ready to hop on to the most advanced fast train or bullet train to Suzhou.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Humble Administrator's Garden, No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001 China
After the 30-minitue cool fast train ride, you will start your wonderful Suzhou visit. First pay the visit to China top 4 famous Chinese garden-Humble administrator’s garden, also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site. Spend the quality time to explore the gardens with your local guide, appreciate its charming ancient Ming-Dynasty architecture surrounding by the exquisite Taihu rocks, ponds, trees, flowers while immerse yourself in the classic beauty of the ancient garden.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, No.12 Gongyuan Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215006 China
As exclusive private tour you may choose to visit other famous garden and attractions based on your own interests such as Lingering Garden, Garden of the Master of the Nets, Lion Forest Garden, Pan Scenic area, Beisi Pagoda or Hanshan Temple, please feel free to discuss with your local guide during the tour if needed.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China
Next head to the ancient canal in Suzhou,Pingjiang road or Shantang ancient street, explore the wonderful little alley streets full of local arts, crafts, trinkets along the Grand Canal, enjoy a relaxing gondola ride while take-in its wonderful “Oriental Venice” scene while cruise down.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000 China
During this one-day private tour you could also choose to visit the famed Suzhou Museum with its fantastic architecture designed by I.M Pei or the interesting Suzhou silk factory to learn the famous silk production from the tiny little worms to the elegant silk
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tiger Hill, No.8 Huqiushan, Suzhou 215008 China
Depends on your interests ,your flexible tour could also include famous Tiger Hill; here you will admire the impressive No.1 leaning pagoda in Asia.You can choose to enjoy a short hiking up to the ancient Tiger hill based on your own preferences.

After the wonderful day excursion, you will be transferred back to Suzhou railway station and take the fast train (bullet train) back to Shanghai with the convenient drop off at your hotel in Shanghai or other area downtown as per your request.

Duration: 50 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Your will also take a break to enjoy the local delightful lunch based on your dietary request.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Shanghai to Hangzhou Day Tour

Stop At: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Self-service Ticket Office, Songze Elevated Rd Exit, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Your wonderful Hangzhou day excursion will begin with the convenient pick up from your Shanghai hotel or place you stay in Shanghai. Travel in the comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Enjoy about 1-hour relaxing ride on the bullet train and spend some time to discuss with your local guide to tailor made your itinerary. Following is recommended popular itinerary. As the exclusive private tour, it is 100% customizable. please feel free to discuss with your guide if needed during the tour.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China
Upon arrive at Hangzhou railway station, you will be transferred to Linyin scenic area. Here you will visit the wonderful Buddhist temple Lingyin Temple or Yongfu Temple. Admire its impressive ancient temple complex among the tranquil mountains, explore different chambers and learns its fascinating local religious, culture and custom from the guide.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fei Lai Feng, Lingxi South Road, Xihu Distict, Hangzhou 310000 China
Continue your visit to Linyin scenic area,walk around Feilai Peak, appreciate the amazing 1000 year old holy stone buddha carvings from different dynasties, visit different caves while walk through its fantastic nature charm.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China
Next head to Longjing tea fields, here take a break and enjoy a delightful local lunch based on your own dietary requests. After lunch, take a leisure walk in the famous green tea plantation, soak up the beautiful and refreshing countryside scenery in the peaceful tea village. Set your cameral ready and capture the great photos along the way.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China
After that ,follow up your guide to West Lake, listed in the UNESCO World Cultural Site, start to explore the splendid lake includes the top famous scenery such as Su causeway, Three ponds mirroring the moon, Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor, Lotus Pond,immerse yourself in the spectacular nature view while learn its fascinating history ,tales from your knowledgeable guide.You may choose to enjoy a relaxing boat ride along the lake to fully appreciate the beauty of the Lake or go up to Leifeng Pagoda to enjoy a panoramic view of the Lake.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: QingHeFang, No.113 Gaoyin Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou China
Carry on the tour to the local ancient pedestrian street at Qinghefang, enjoy great fun exploring the local arts, crafts and various local food stalls, enjoy some great time for souvenir shopping if needed.

After the excellent adventure you will be transferred back to train station to catch the train back to Shanghai. Your local guide and driver will drop you off at your downtown hotel or other city as per your request.


Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Your will also take a break to enjoy the local delightful lunch based on your dietary request.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and dropp off is provided for anywhere in downtown Shanghai. If your hotel is not in the pick up list, please mention while make the booking.
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Lunch
  • 2-Day Great guide Service
  • 2-Day Tasty Local Lunch( If "All Inclusive Tour" or “Guide with Transfer and Lunch” is booked
  • Private air-conditioned car with driver during the tour
  • 2-Day Round trip 2nd class fast train tickets
  • 1x garden ticket in Suzhou,entrace fee to Linyin temple & Feilaifeng if"All inclusive Tour is booked
  • Entry/Admission - Humble Administrator's Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Fei Lai Feng
Exclusions
  • Additional Entrance fees to other selected sites
  • Gratuities
  • 2-Day Lunch( If " Guide with Transfer and Lunch" or " All Inclusive Tour" is not booked
  • Entry/Admission - The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
  • Entry/Admission - Tiger Hill
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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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any dietary requirements if you have
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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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