2-Day Unlimited Private Trip To Suzhou And Hangzhou By Bullet Train From Shanghai

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your centrally located hotel in Shanghai
  • Return Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Shanghai
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

There is a Chinese saying, "Up in heaven, there is paradise; down on earth, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou". It means that the cities of Hangzhou and Suzhou have beautiful scenery that make them comparable to paradise on earth. This 2-day private tour leads you to the amazing sightseeing of the top attractions in both Suzhou and Hangzhou. Experience the speedy bullet train of China for your short excursion each day from Shanghai. The itinerary can be 100% customized based on your own interests. Accompany by your professional private guide each day to learn the local history and famous tea culture.

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Itinerary
Day 1: Shanghai - Suzhou by bullet train
Stop At: Shanghai Railway Station, 385 Meiyuan Rd, Zha Bei Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Meet up your friendly private guide in the morning, and depart from your Shanghai hotel Shanghai Train Station in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to start your 2-day comprehensive tour.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Humble Administrator's Garden, No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001 China
Head up to beautiful Suzhou and visit to the famous Humble Administrator's Garden. Spend your relax morning strolling around the ancient house with delicate pavilions, corridors, ponds, rockeries, walkways and lush green trees. Enjoy the picturesque view and hear the rich history from your professional guide. Sitting in the pavilion beside the pond, feel like stepping back in history.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China
From Humble Administrator's Garden, you will visit the Pingjiang Road, which is a beautiful historic street beside the canal. You will take a walk or 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. Refuel with a traditional Chinese lunch on Pingjiang Road.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Panmen Gate, No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002 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.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004 China
From Panmen Gate (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.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China
Then head to Shantang street. Spend your relax time sitting beside the river, enjoy the beautiful view of old bridge, traditional houses. Taste some local snacks or enjoy the local Pingtan music if you like.
If you want visit some other attractions, feel free discussing with your guide, lease feel free to discuss with your guide.Some suggested alternative options for your reference in below:
1) HIGER HILL
2) HAN SHAN TEMPLE
3) MASTER OF NET GARDEN
4) LINGERING GARDEN
5) SILK MUSUEM OR FACTORY
When tour is finished, you will take bullet train back to Shanghai city.
Duration: 30 minutes
Meals included:
Lunch: At local Chinese restaurant. Include lunch only if All Inclusive Package is selected.
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Shanghai - Hangzhou by bullet train
Stop At: Hongqiao Railway Station, Minhang, China
Meet your private guide at your hotel lobby in the morning, and head up to Hangzhou City by taking a 1-hour bullet train ride. On the train, discuss your Hangzhou things-to-do list with your guide. Of course, your knowledgeable guide will give you some suggestions, and he or she will customize your day based on your needs and interests. Below literary is just an example for you.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China
Typically, you will visit West Lake firstly, see the beautiful lake view surrounded by mountains, old pavilions, shaded trees, lotus flowers and small bridges. Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the lake and learn the history and popular folklore from your guide.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Longjing tea fields, Longjing tea village, Hangzhou China
Then, move on to Meijiawu or Longjing Tea Village to enjoy your tasty tea plantation lunch and tea tasting. In addition, you will walk into the tea farm, and see the tea plants. Your guide will share with you the Chinese tea culture, related history and how to make good tea when your return back home.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China
Continue your tour to visit one of the top ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China (built in 326AD), which contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes. See the Fei Lei Feng (Peak Flown from Afar) inside of the temple. Enjoy the picturesque view of nature surroundings and learn the fascinating religious culture from your knowledgeable guide.
If you have been to Hangzhou before, and wish to visit some other attractions this time, please feel free to discuss with your guide. Some suggested alternative options for your reference in below: 1. Meijiawu Tea Village 2. Hefang Street 3. Leifeng Pagoda 4. Yuewang Temple 5. Liuhe Pagoda
When your tour is finished, you will take the bullet train to return back to Shanghai city.
Duration: 1 hour
Meals included:
Lunch: At local Chinese restaurant. Include lunch only if All Inclusive Package is selected.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • 2x Lunch
  • Private guide
  • Private transportation in Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou city
  • Daily lunch (if all inclusive package is selected)
  • Boat ride in Suzhou (if all inclusive package is selected)
  • Entrance fees of Humble Administrator's Garden, Linyin Temple (if all inclusive package is selected)
  • 2 round trip bullet train tickets (Shanghai -Suzhou; Shanghai - Hangzhou)
  • Entry/Admission - Humble Administrator's Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Panmen Gate
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple

Exclusions

  • Additional entrance tickets
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch and entrance fees (if choose Guide and Transfer Service Package)
  • Hotel accommodation

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate