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Shanghai, Zhujiajiao Water Town, and Suzhou City, Hangzhou City Tours

Shanghai Tourist Attractions Mentioned in This Package


Yu Garden, Shanghai


Global Financial Center, Shanghai


Former French Concession


Xintiandi


The Bund, Waterfront


Zhujiajiao, Shanghai

Suzhou Tourist Attractions Mentioned in This Package



Garden of the Master of Nets, Suzhou


Grand Canal, Suzhou


Suzhou Silk Museum


Huqiu, Suzhou

Hangzhou Tourist Attractions Mentioned in This Package


West Lake, Hangzhou


Fish-watching at Port of Flower


Lingyin Temple, Hangzhou


Peak Flown from Afar, Hangzhou


Longjing Teaism


 
   

Shanghai Tour Package
including
Shanghai's Watertown Zhujiajiao, Suzhou and Hangzhou (8-day & 7-night)

-- Tour to the Major Attractions of Shanghai, Zhujiajiao, Suzhou and Hangzhou

Tourist Attractions:

Expo China Pavilion, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Financial Center Birdsview, Xintiandi, Zhujiajiao Old Town & Water Village, Suzhou and Hangzhou

FREE AIRPORT TRANSFERS  - Welcome to Shanghai!

This tour will take you to the Shanghai expo China pavilion for half day. Then we will take a Shanghai Tour to see the new and the old. Get a glace at the China's finest and tallest observation room and then go to the street side to the busy area of the Yu Garden. We will then take you to Shanghai's Venice, Zhujiajiao, spectacular ancient gardens in Suzhou and the beautiful relaxed scene of the famous West Lake in Hangzhou.

To signup with this tour or find more information, please email to tour@greatwalladventure.com.

  TOUR ITINERARY

The following meals are included. (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner)

Day 01 Airport Transfer

Airport transfer. Our guide will meet with you at the airport and bring you to your hotel. Free for the rest of the day..  

Day 02 Shanghai World Expo China Pavilion (B)

Our guide will take you to the famous China Pavilion of World Expo.

Day 03 Shanghai City Tour (B/L/D)

Your Shanghai city tour starts today after breakfast. Today's major attractions are:

The Shanghai World Financial Center: Birdview at the top of this super tall skyscraper as high as 1,615 ft, after Burj Dubai and Taipei 101.

The Bund: The Bund (Waitan) is one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. "Bund" derives from an Anglo-Indian word for an embankment along a muddy waterfront and that is what it was in the beginning when the first British company opened a office there in 1846

Yuyuan Garden: A must visit when you come to Shanghai. You can see the Suzhou style garden to compare to see the real Garden in a couple of days. Not only the garden but the venues outside of the gate is also something to visit as you can see both new and old china combined together in this area.

The Former French Concession: The former French Concession is, for many visitors, the highlight of a visit to Shanghai, delivering much of what this fabled city promises. It's also become the city's hottest and hippest neighborhood, where trendy bars and clubs multiply like mushrooms after a rainstorm.

Xintiandi The Shikumen buildings within Shanghai Xintiandi retain the antique walls, tiles and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai, while the internal spaces have been designed and decorated to suit the up tempo lifestyle of the 21st century urbanites, with infinite details that exude the casual elegance of modern city living. Shanghai Xintiandi is where "yesterday meets tomorrow in Shanghai today.".

Day 04 Zhujiajiao Tour (B/L/D)

Saying Good-bye to the modernization of Shanghai, we take you to Zhujiajiao, the old town of Shanghai and famous for canals in town. To learn more about Zhujiajiao, please visit the Zhujiajiao page.

In the afternoon, we take you to the famous city of Suzhou, the city of silk and named "the Oriental Venice" with 2,500 years of history.

Day 05 Suzhou Tour (B/L/D)

Wangshi Yuan (Garden of the Master of Nets): This is one out of four famed Suzhou gardens, and is representative of their artistic characteristics and cultural value. The Master-of-Nets Garden is a typical private garden which combines with a residence. The entire residential area is very laid out rigorously and according to rules; not very large, but with rich atmosphere, contrasting the calm and reserve of the garden area. .

Grand Canal:also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal  is the longest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty  

Suzhou Silk Museum: Silk production in China has a history of 6,000 years. As early as the fifth century B.C., silk was exported to Asia, Europe and Africa along the Old Silk Road, making an outstanding contribution to world civilization. Suzhou has been a silk producer for centuries, and China's first silk museum was built in this ancient city.

Tiger Hill: Known also as Surging Sea Hill, is a large hillock covering some14100 sq/m and is 36 m (118 feet) in height. Climbing the hill, you will find a number of historical sites some of which can be traced back over 2500 years to the founding of Suzhou.

Learn more about Suzhou

Day 06 Hangzhou Tour (B/L/D)

West Lake Boating: The West Lake covers an area of 6 km (600 hectares) and includes some of Hangzhou's most notable historic and scenic places. Adjacent to the lake is a scenic area covering over 50 square kilometres. The area includes historical pagodas, cultural sites, as well as the natural beauty of the lake and hills. Boating on the Lake is a fantastic experience of leisure and peace.

Fish-watching at the Port of Flowers: The port is ann island in West Lake where you'll see the flowers and the pool of golden fish.

 Learn more about Hangzhou


Day 07 Hangzhou Tour (B/L/D)

 Lingyin Temple: Lingyin Temple, was founded in 326 AD by the Indian monk, Hui Li. It quickly became a center of worship for the Zen Buddist, and once served as home to more than 3000 monks. During its turbulent history the temple has been destroyed and then restored no less than sixteen times with the current structures dating to the late Qing dynasty.

Peak Flown From Afar: An interesting legend goes that, in the Eastern Jin Dynasty, the Indian monk Huili visited this limestone hill and noticed it looked exactly like one in his own country. Huili insisted that the peak had flown over from India and settled in Hangzhou.

Longjing Teaism:: Experience the genuine Chinese tea ceremony in a nice tea house to drink Hangzhou's famous Longjing tea. 

Learn more about Hangzhou

Day 08 Farewell from Shanghai (B)

Breakfast. We'll transfer you to Shanghai airport to continue your next stop in China or fly home.

   

 

 

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