Private Day Trip to Suzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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From $238.00

4 reviews   (4.75)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Travel by bullet train from Shanghai to Suzhou, a relaxing 35-minute ride through the Chinese suburbs. With your local guide, visit the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Pingjiang Road and leisurely enjoy boat ride along ancient grand canal. Round trip 1st class bullet train ticket are all inclusive.

What's Included

1st class bullet train Shanghai to Suzhou

Entrance fees

Excellent English Speaking Tour Guide

Taxi and subway fare (Within Outer Ring Road)

What's Not Included

Any other expenses that not listed as included

Gratuities (Recommended)


Taxi fare at your own expense (Outside of outer Ring Road)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 80

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Meet up your friendly private guide at 9:00am in your hotel lobby and head up to Shanghai Railway Station to take the bullet train to Suzhou.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Lingering Garden
Upon arrival, visit The Lingering Garden, where you will enjoy the beautiful sightseeing of Chinese classic garden and architecture. Your guide will share with you the related culture and history.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Pingjiang Road
Then, your guide will take you to Pingjiang Road. Savor a delightful Suzhou style lunch here (at your own expenses). The most well known ones are called Cherry meat, Beggar Chicken and Liquor Xiaoyuanzi. Walk through the Charming Street. There are lots of boutique stores such like tea pot, ceramics, fans and silk. You also can do some shopping along the way if you like.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
Enjoy a boat ride along the Ancient Grand Canal, a UNESCO Heritage Site, is the longest as well the oldest canal or artifcial river in the world. (1104miles). See the peaceful life of locals, historical buildings and beautiful red lanterns.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tiger Hill
Continue your tour to Tiger Hill. Learning Cloudy Pagoda built over 1300 years ago. Be ready to hike up those 300 stairs. After that, head back Shanghai by Bullet train. After your tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel (around 7:00pm).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Shanghai to Suzhou in First Class for RMB 60
ttelang, 14-12-2019
Very comfortable journey. Maximum speed was 294 km per hour. Seats very clean and spacious. The fabric was slightly older and there was a long queue for entering the platform. The shanghai station was also very clean. The suzhou railway station was simply stunning.
Fun in Suzhou
Inspiration579837, 08-10-2019
Our guide, Miki, was fun, organized and made our trip a wonderful experience. The Lingering Garden was a great idea to avoid the huge crowds at the other gardens. It was beautiful. Then on to lunch at a local restaurant . Miki chose the food and even brought her own tea set!! We then took a boat ride on the canal, went to a local opera and then to Tiger Hill. On our return to Shanghai, Miki suggested we visit the top floor of the Hyatt on the Bund to see the city lights.
Private Day Trip to Suzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train
Juliocecas, 21-09-2019
The guide Apple was very nice. She help me a lot. The tour was very good. The organization excellent, pick up at time. Thank you.
Day trip to Suzhou
smgdfea, 19-07-2019
Our family thoroughly enjoyed our day trip with our lovely guide Apple to Suzhou.The trip was well organised we were picked up from our hotel taken to the bullet train our tickets had been pre booked and after a half an hour train ride we arrived in the city of Suzhou.
We visited the exquisite Master of the Nets garden , had a wonderful and very reasonably priced lunch at a restaurant near the canals.As my husband was keen to see the old city walls Apple made sure we had time to fit that in as well.We then took a taxi to Tiger Hill and climbed up the steps to visit the beautiful old pagoda.
A boat ride through the water canals and a wander down Pingjiang road completed our day out.
This trip made a lovely break from Shanghai and even though we did it in the height of summer, it was not crowded and having air conditioned taxis to ferry you to places made it very easy. Everything went very smoothly and the lovely Apple was a very organised, informative and fun guide. A great day out was had by us all.

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