A more flexible way to visit Suzhou, set Lingering Garden as example to appreciate the Suzhou garden and Bonsais from experts' angles.According to your own interest to choose the 2nd sightseeing spot in Suzhou-another classical garden,or rickshaw ride,or silk spinning factory.A relaxed visit in Zhouzhuang afterwards by listening Kun Opera and cannal boat ride.
Why you'll love this trip
A visit to Lingering Garden and its Bonsai garden
Flexible choice to take a special rickshaw ride to explore Suzhou's lanes and local markets/know traditional Suzhou silk industry by visiting No. 1 Silk Factory in Suzhou/ or visit another classical garden as a cultural explorer
Listen to the oldest opera style-Kun Opera in Zhouzhuang
Enjoy a boat ride to see the beautiful canals in Zhouzhuang water town
After pickup by your guide, drive for about an hour and a half from Shanghai to Suzhou. Visit the Lingering Garden in Suzhou,one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is also one of the four most famous gardens in China.
Appreciate Bonsai Art in Lingering Garden
The art of bonsai (literally tree in a pot) is directly inspired by nature, wherefrom it takes various plants, rocks, water, soil, etc. as source materials, then through certain artistic treatment, moves the natural scene into a small pot and thus creates “the second nature”. Considered as silent poetry and three-dimensional painting, bonsai has integrated garden cultivation, literature and painting all in one, hence able to radiate poetic and pictorial splendor that provided viewers profound and pleasant everlasting aesthetic enjoyment.
Your Own Choice on the 2nd Sightseeing Spot for Visit
It's up to you to continue to visit a second classical garden, or take a rickshaw on an ancient Song Dynasty narrow street, or visit the main traditional industry of Suzhou-silk spinning.
Zhouzhuang Water Town
Take a 45-minutes drive from Suzhou to the No. 1 watertown in China.The "Oriental Venice" must be the most suitable name to describe Zhouzhuang.
Go Watching Opera!
Kun Opera is the oldest opera in China, renownedas the Mother Opera of Chinese Operas.Feast your eyes with the colorful costumes and indulge yourselves into the ballad singing Kun Opera.
Row a Gondole
Save the best for the last!Escape from the crowds, take a Chinese "Gondole" on the peaceful canals,immerse yourself with the beautiful scenery.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Main entrance fees
Rickshaw ride in Suzhou/Entrance fee to the 2nd garden as you choose/ Silk spinning factory
Delicious local lunch in Suzhou
Boat ride in Zhouzhuang
Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, chosen for ample space
Guide Service & driver gratuities (Recommended)
Beverages at lunch
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Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy
You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
Children's price is $ 10.00 USD less than adults' price.