Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Private Day Tour with Lunch


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From $163.41

1 reviews   (5.00)

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Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Discovery the charming Suzhou by exploring its enchanting gardens and the bridges and visit one of the UNESCO garden such as Humble Administrator’s garden or Lingering garden,Temples or museums based on your preferences, afternoon visit Zhouzhuang ,rated as National 5A attractions and also known as the China No. 1 water town, explore the ancient stone bridges, tranquil canals, and Ming and Qing era residences with your local expert guide. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, with central Suzhou hotel or Suzhou railway station pickup and drop-off included.


What's Included

Boat ride in canal ( If all inclusive Tour is booked)

Bottled water

Delicious Chinese Lunch

Experienced driver with comfortable car

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Boatride in the cancal town ( If all inclusive tour is not booked)

Entrance fees If " All inclusive Tour" is not booked

Gratuities


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
  • Operates in all weather conditions,please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • 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
Meet your private guide and the driver at your Suzhou hotel or Suzhou railway station if you travel by train. Spend few mins discuss with your guide about the places to visit in Suzhou. As private tour, the itinerary is 100% flexible and can be customized around you. Following is the suggested itinerary, be sure to let your guide know if you need make any changes.
First choose to visit one of the city’s most famous gardens: The Humble Administrator’s Garden, Lingering garden or Master of the Garden of Nets based on your own preferences. With stunning example of ancient architecture from different dynasties, the amazing Suzhou gardens retains immaculate oasis features, Taihu rocks, delicate pavilions, ponds, and lush flowers and trees and different types of Bonsai tree.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Suzhou Silk Museum
After exploring the garden, visit Suzhou’s best-known silk factory, located in the former Japanese concession and once housed in what was the Japanese consulate. Learn the process used to produce China’s famous silk, from the tiny silkworms to the beautiful finished garments. If you have seen the silk process you could choose to visit one of the other top attractions such as Suzhou Museum, Han Shan temple, Pan Man Scenic area or Leaning Pagoda on the Tiger Hill.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
Then take a break and savor a delightful local lunch with the recommendation from your guide.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Zhouzhuang Water Town
Afternoon drive to Zhouzhuang water town , famed as the first water town in China ,take a stroll along the canal to soak up its charms and admire its ancient twin bridges, in addition visit Mr. Shen Wansan’s House, the courtyard residence of a 14th-century tycoon whose wealth inspired the envy of the first of China's Ming emperors. Admire the classical architecture of Shen’s House as you learn about his fascinating life, and take the relaxing gondola boat trip along beautiful canals to fully appreciate the beauty of “ Oriental Venice”. After the wonderful day, you will be dropped back to your Suzhou hotel or Suzhou railway station base on your requests.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included


Reviews

Review of: Private Suzhou Tour and Zhouzhuang Water Town Visit- Sophie Jiang
Vincent Z, 29-10-2019
I never thought of having a wonderful time before we met Ms Sophie Jiang! We indeed spent a specular day at Suzhou and ZhouZhuang Village in the coming passed Saturday. Sophie definitely deserves to be called a 5 star golden metal tour guide. She is charming, funny, knowledgably about Chinese culture, language. She indeed excited us to have more question back to her with her lovely smile!
We started with a tour to Suzhou city. Sophie gave us some options on the garden selection at Suzhou. There are so many greatest gardens in Suzhou and normally it is a tough question to ask – which one you want to go if you want to visit typical one within one day. Sophie was so patiently described the details to us during our way to downtown from our hotel- W Suzhou. She recommended Lion Grove Garden based on our interest and her knowledge. This was so effectively to save us time and maximized our interest to Suzhou within such short time of the tour.
Sophie has a perfect English and we were surprised to know that she learnt English by herself without going aboard or attending from a foreign college- she learnt English from Youtube !
Although I grew up at China and I was lucky to know her and learned a lot from her on the Chines culture and the meaningful puzzles observed at Lion Grove Garden.
She also came to know our interest to Suzhou silk and brought us to the Suzhou first silk factory. We came to know a lot about the history of the silk and origin of the industry.
She is so caring, and mostly important, she is a beautiful girl with smart smile and full answers whenever to your questions. Also she is a smart girl with excellent photographing techniques and knows the best places and moment to take photos for us.

Finally she performed the Qun Opera to us to make a greatest close remark of our trip.
We love to have Sophie to be with us and we will come back with her if we have chance. Introduce her to my friends, sure, I highly recommend Sophie Jiang.




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