Suzhou Flexible Private Day Tour with Lunch

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From $160.22

5 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


This one day fully flexible Suzhou city tour allows you to explore the remarkable sites in Suzhou with your own local expert guide, the winding canals, historical buildings, ancient pagodas and classic gardens. Choose to visit some of the UNESCO sites such as famous Humble administrator’s garden, Lingering Garden , Master of the Nets garden from different dynasties as well as the local ancient canal streets or ancient city wall ,enjoy a delightful local lunch and get a great overview of the “Ancient Oriental Venice” and “Garden City” with your own guide. Private transportation adds more convenient for the tour.

What's Included

Bottled water

Experienced driver with comfortable car

Great Local guide

Local tasty lunch

What's Not Included

Entrance fees if apply


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 88

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions,please dress appropriately
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions,please dress appropriately
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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

The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Your local great guide and the driver will meet you at your place in Suzhou (Your Suzhou Hotel or Suzhou train station if you travel by train). Start to design your own private day with your interests in mind. Following is the sample itinerary, you are welcome to tell your guide if need make any changes during the tour.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Humble Administrator's Garden
Typically, start your tour at the famed Suzhou garden, choose to visit one or two UNESCO gardens such as The Humble Administrator’s garden, Lingering garden, Master of the Nets Garden. Follow your guide to explore the beautiful gardens dotted with ponds, exquisite rockeries, bridges, pavilions, towers. Immerse yourself in the ancient charm while listening the interesting commentary from your guide.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pingjiang Road
Next head to Pingjiang historic road, a colorful old street along ancient water way, here enjoy a nice stroll along stone paved lanes, known as the “ Little oriental Venice”, take in the beautiful scenery with ancient architecture, stone bridges ,canals, willow trees, interesting local arts, crafts, you could also choose to enjoy a peaceful gondola ride here.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Shantang Street
Take a break and savor a delightful local lunch.Your guide will help you recommend base on your own dietary requests. After lunch take a fun walk along China No.1 ancient street.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Tiger Hill
Continue your afternoon tour to Tiger Hill, one of the popular Suzhou attractions, here see the famous No.1 leaning pagoda in East, you may also enjoy the light walking up till the top Huqiu Hill.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Suzhou Museum
As mentioned, your itinerary is totally flexible and if time permits you may choose to include other sites such as Silk Museum/Factory to learn the fascinating silk process from the tiny little worms to the beautiful fabric, Panmen Gate, Hanshan Temple, Beisi Pagoda, Lingering Garden etc.

After the wonderful tour you will be dropped off at Suzhou hotel or Suzhou railway station if you travel by train.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Personalized tour of Suzhou was highlight of China Visit
Familyfreund, 01-12-2019
We were pleased to have an opportunity to tour Suzhou our own way. We had limited time and were very clear about what we wanted to see. Our guide set a course in which we had an opportunity to see all that we desired and in an optimal arrangement in terms of time of the day. We were at the Humble Administrators garden first and although it was crowded saw it in a very personal way. The history and context was exactly at the level we desired and as we are very interested in local handicrafts we had plenty time to find exactly what we wanted. Our guide never pressured us to buy anything anywhere and instead guided us if we were potentially missing better options. We ended up purchasing a teapot carved from a single block of stone, an embroidered cat screen (very fine work) that it seen on both sides and also some fans. At the end of the tour, we were at the canal at night. We finished with a quick visit to the new zone where we visited the elegant very modern lakefront. Our guide was thoughtful, unobtrusive and very knowledgable.
Best Tour of Suzhou
jenniferpR7610TT, 13-11-2019
Can't recommended this tour enough and our guide, Sunny! Completely tailored to our interests, Sunny made sure we saw all the sights and sounds of Suzhou and wasn't phased by our constant questions. Suitable for any age and fitness level. Highly recommend - Sunny is a gem!!
Perfect last day in Suzhou
533everettm, 26-10-2019
I picked this tour because of the flexibility. Sunny asked me about my interests and assigned me Sophia Jiang as a guide, who put together the perfect itinerary. Mrs Jiang was extremely knowledgeable and I learned a great deal about the history of Suzhou, silk production, the Buddhist temples, gardens, etc. at lunch she asked about my tastes in food and ordered a variety of dishes that were local, and really pleased my taste buds. It was a very enjoyable day; I highly recommend this tour company!
Don’t Visit China Without Sunny Tours!!!
Donna T, 21-08-2019
My first trip to China and first international trip was 17 years ago. We booked a big group tour and we decided never again! You are only as fast as the slowest person in your group. Private tours are worth every penny since the tour is catered to what you want to see and at your pace! In 2009 we returned to Suzhou China for business. We have been back four more times on business. We have used Sunny on four of those trips and highly recommend her. She was originally booked by my husband to take me out while he was working but she has also taken both of us around different cities in China! Sunny is a shrewd negotiator! We have had clothes custom made and bought numerous souvenirs all at the best prices! My husband's hobby is photography and she has suggested wonderful places to visit to get beautiful pictures. She will arrange a private car and driver, book train tickets or hail the taxis! She does it all! Sunny has also provided us with tour guides in other cities if she wasn't available or it was too far away. Every guide, including Sunny has been professional, knowledgeable, accommodating and fun! All have spoken excellent English. If Sunny is not available, rest assured you will be in great hands with the guide she provides! We have visited Xitangzhen, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Tongli, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Zhouzhuang and Beijing either with Sunny or with her arranged guide. I highly recommend Sunny and next time we visit China, we will book another tour with her!
The Best Tour of Suzhou and Surrounding Areas!
DJTaylor90b, 22-07-2019
I am a business traveler who frequently visits China along with my wife. We have taken several tours with Sunny over the past few years and I can honestly say that she is the absolute best tour guide! Sunny makes sure to plan her tours to suit the clients and their personal interests. I enjoy photography and learning the history of the places we see and Sunny always provides a detailed background of the places we visit. If you are interested in shopping, Sunny knows the best places to visit and she will negotiate on your behalf or give you advice on what something should be purchased for. Sunny is always punctual, courteous and has a great personality. My wife and I will definitely use Sunny again when we travel to China in the future. She has arranged car and train travel for us and she has taken my wife on a tour of some of the water towns around Suzhou and Hangzhou as well.

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