Suzhou is one of the most famous polular tourist destination in China,even around the world.It is famous for its canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens,today we will go to visit its gardens and take a boat on its canal together,to see how its traditional culture combin with morden life.
Spot At: The Humble Administrator’s Garden
The Humble Administrator’s Garden is located in the northeastern corner of the ancient city Suzhou (No. 178, Northeast Street). It is the largest classical garden in Suzhou, covering an area of 78mu (about 5.2 hectares). The whole garden is water-centered, with green hills, delicate pavilions and lush flowers and trees, full of poetic and pictorial splendor and rich features of the south of the lower reaches of the Yangze River.
The garden is divided into three parts, eastern, central and west, and each has its own unique character. The East Garden is spaciousness; the Central Garden is the essence of the whole park; and the West
Garden has exquisite buildings. The southern part of the garden is the residential area, reflecting the typical residential pattern of the south of the Yangtze River. To the south of the garden is Suzhou Garden
Museum, which is the only garden theme museum all over the country.
Spot At:Master of the Nets Garden
The Master of the Nets Garden is the smallest of the Suzhou residential gardens,yet it is the most impressive one because of its use of space which creates the illusion of an area that is much greater than its actual size.The garden is divided into the three sections: a residential section,the cental main garden and an inner garden.The Master of Nets Garden is especially fancied by overseas visitors and is praised as the most ornate and intact private gardens in Suzhou.
Spot At: The Grand Canal
Enjoy a private boat ride on Grand Canal in Suzhou to appricate the ancient black-tiled-roof houses,old bridges and get a fell for the life of the locals.Tranquil,peaceftl and historical,just like a time machine to take you back to the old era when ancient people communicated mainly by shipping on the waterway.
At last,we drive back to your Shanghai hotel.Our tour ends here.
08:30 Hotel Pick-up
10:00-11:30 Humble Administers’ Garden
12:00-13:00 Lunch Time
13:30-15:00 Master of Nets Garden
15:30-16:15 Grand Canal
17:00 Back to Shanghai
*The above itinerary may be adjusted due to weather, road conditions, and other reasons. Thank you for your understanding.
- Private round-trip transfer from and to Shanghai centrally-located hotel(within the third Ring Road)
- Professional English-speaking guide service
- Licensed professional driver
- Admission fee of the Humble Administrator’s Garden & Master of the Nets Garden
- Tickets of the Grand Canal(Suzhou)
- Personal Consumption
Change & Refund Policies
- Free cancellation at or before 01:00 at least 2 days before the date of use
- Cancellations made after 01:00 at least 2 days before the date of use will incur a cancellation fee of 100%
- Partial cancellation of this booking is not permitted
How to Use It
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Please confirm your hotel address. Our guide will wait for you in the lobby of your hotel.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Please provide your local contact number upon booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate