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Private Suzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train with All Inclusive Option

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    What to Expect
    You will depart from your Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Hongqiao Train Station to have a wonderful bullet train experience to Suzhou. Relax during the scenic on the road to the Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou city. Upon arrival, you will stroll around old houses, ponds, and walkways inside the garden. The garden is considered the model of the modern Chinese Garden. Sitting in the pavilion beside the pond, you will fell like stepping back in history. 

    From Humble Administrator's Garden (or pick one from Tiger Hill and others), then enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the old Grand Canal. The ancient households and the old city gate wall are along the riverside, and you will immerse yourself in the atmosphere of old times lifestyle and appreciate the charms of old China. You will then head to the Panmen Gate. It is claimed to be the oldest ancient water and land gate in the world for the purpose of defense against enemy armies. You will wander around the park see the well maintained gate all as well as the pagodas.

    Refuel with a traditional Chinese lunch after Panmen Gate. In the afternoon, you will visit the Pingjiang Road, which is a beautiful old street beside the canal. You will take a private rickshaw along the historic Pingjiang Road, where the driver will take you up and down old streets to see the lifestyle of people and the district.

    When tour is finished, you will take bullet train back to Shanghai city. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your centrally located hotel in Shanghai
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
    Inclusions
    • Private guide
    • Transport by private vehicle in both Shanghai and Suzhou
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown shanghai
    • Rickshaw riding on Pingjiang road, Boat Ride and 1 Garden entrance fee (for All Inclusive Package)
    • Local lunch (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Boat ticket on the Grand Canal (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Rickshaw riding on Pingjiang road (only if All Inclusive Package is selected)
    • Round trip bullet train ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off for locations outside of the downtown Shanghai areas
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Our guide Xin was excellent. She listened to what we were interested in seeing and adjusted the tour accordingly. We had a fabulous lunch which she arranged. It was certainly one of the highlights of our trip to China. The 50 minute boat ride on...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank sonoma2013
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The tour was Excellent! Daisy was a great tour guide! Very good English, and significant knowledge on the sites visited. On schedule at all times with flexibility. Kept pace acceptable and was watchful at all times. Wonderful lunch as well. The schedule was on time...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank Rick B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A great day tour arranged at short notice. Our guide Daisy was punctual, very thoughtful of our comfort and interests and very informative of the history of the old city as well as any other aspects of china and chinese culture we had questions about....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank Ian n Judy W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Sort of torn for my overall rating of this tour. Given adequate time and preparation I think we would have been able to make these arrangements without the tour guide and it would have been significantly less expensive... then again we could have failed miserably...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank dawns04966
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a great day in Suzhou. Xi made the day with all her explanation of the city and the boat trip. We had a great lunch at a very small Chinese restaurant. The boat trip down the river was wonderful you were able to...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    We had a private tour which was just great. The ride on the bullet train--boat ride--great lunch--richshaw ride made the tour great . The Private tour on the bullet train was about $400.00 for the both of Us. The prices... More
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