Day Trip

Escape Shanghai: Relaxing Day Trip to Suzhou and a Water Town of your Choice!

From 115.64

100.56 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Shanghai, Suzhou
  • Duration: 10 Hours
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 9

Sometimes you need a day to escape the crowds and busyness of the city. Lean back and relax on this scenic trip to the gardens of Suzhou and a nearby water town of your choice.

A visit to Humble Administrator's Garden

A special rickshaw ride to explore Suzhou's lanes and food market

Enjoy a boat ride to see the beautiful canals in Tongli/Zhouzhuang water town

Company of a private guide to guarantee the tour quality

What You Can Expect

The city of Suzhou is praised as the 'Venice of the Orient'. Built in 514 BC, this is an ancient city with over 2,500 years of history and numerous points of interest.The unique characteristics of the past are still retained today. The double-chessboard layout of the city, with 'the streets and rivers going side by side while the water and land routes running in parallel', is preserved intact. Experience the city in various ways—A rickshaw ride, a boat ride and on foot and revitalize yourself with some tasty local food if you are feeling tired.

  • From Shanghai to Suzhou

    After being picked up by your guide, drive for about one and a half hours from Shanghai to Suzhou.

  • Humble Administrator's Garden

    Visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, first built in Ming Dynasy, it is the biggest classical garden in Suzhou.

  • A Rickshaw Ride

    Take a rickshaw along the Pingjiang Rd, a historic street parallel to a little canal.

  • Lunch

    Enjoy delicious lunch in a local restaurant.

  • Drive to Water Town

    Drive for about 45 minutes to Tonglior Zhouzhuang Water Town on your own choice. Escape away from the crowds, take a Chinese "Gondola" on the peaceful canals.

  • Back to hotel

    At the end of the tour, the guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel.

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Price Details

Children's price is 10.00 less than adults' price.

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What's Included?

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

      Only for hotels located in downtown area, pickup does not include the hotel in the outskirts such as Jiading, Songjiang, Qingpu, Jinqiao, Chuansha in Pudong areas etc. If your hotel is not in the downtown your guide will give you the instruction to meet at the downtown point

    • Main entrance fees
    • Rickshaw ride in Suzhou
    • Boat ride in water town
    • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, chosen for ample space


    • Guide & driver gratuities (Recommended)
    • Beverage during lunch

    Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

    You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
    Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
    If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


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    The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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