The Depth Of Suzhou Private Day Trip From Shanghai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally Located Hotel or upon guests' request
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This tour starts around 8:30 ,since Suzhou is about 1.5 Hours Driving Distance from Shanghai or if you want to try the Speedy train( it is an adventure to travel by bullet train for the round trips from Shanghai to Suzhou and use the local transporation in Suzhou. ) The tour lasts for about 10 hours, and the schedule includes : Humble Administrator's Garden, Boat Ride in the canal, Pinjiang Road with tricycle ride, Master of NetsGarden .

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Your friendly guide will meet you at the centrally located hotel and depart to Suzhou for about 1.5 hours (if you want to try the speedy train, the ride is about 30 minutes, but need to account at least 1 hour from hotel to the railway station and 30 minutes for check-in) .The first stop is the Humble Administrators Garden which boasts one of the four famous gardens in China and listed under the UNESCO Heritage Site. Continued by a short boat excursion in the small canal to experience the real essence of Oriental Venice. Lunch is at your own expense, but your guide can recommend restaurants and local specialties and help you navigate the menu . After Lunch we will arrange a typical tricycle ride from Pingjiang Road all the way to the Master of Nets Garden this is the most enjoyable part to ride through the narrow alleys of the city and have a close touch with people's daily life to see what they live . Today's last stop is the Master of Nets Garden, the Metropolitan Museum made a copy of that garden, and you have to check it out the reason WHY they picked  it up !

Humble Administrator's Garden

Humble Administrator's Garden (or named Zhouzheng Garden), often considered to be the best in southern China. Originally built as part of a retirement residence for a former government official named Wang Xianchen who longed for the life of a humble man, hence the name, in 1509 during Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Humble Administrator's Garden was established upon old relics of a home and a temple. Now It has been listed by the UNESCO as the cultural heritage.

Mater of the Nets Garden
It was first constructed in 1140 by Shi Zhengzhi the Deputy Civil Service Minister of the Southern Song Dynasty government.The Master of the Nets is particularly regarded among garden connoisseurs for its mastering the techniques of relative dimension, contrast, foil, sequence and depth, and borrowed scenery.

Pingjiang Road& Tricycle Ride
Pingjiang Road, which ambles beside a narrow canal. Accompanied by your guide, enjoy a tricycle tour from Pinjiang Road to the Master of Net's Garden. You'll pass through a vegetable market, historic streets, and some old buildings and see how locals life as your guide explains the role that canals played in Suzhou's history.


Private Car Local Transportation

Boat Ride & Tricycle Ride

Professional English Speaking Guide

Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off


Food and drinks



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

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

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable shoes

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