5 Days Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou Tour

Day 1 Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, the financial and commercial center of China. You will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel

Day 2 Shanghai (B, L)

Oriental Pearl TV TowerMeet your guide at your hotel lobby and take private transfer to Pudong district. Arrive at Lujiazui Financial Zone, the most glamorous place in Shanghai, you will see the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the International Conference Center, Jinmao Tower, World Financial Center and other skyscrapers are all shooting up around.

Walk along the Pudong Riverside Promenade, you can see many historic buildings on the Bund at the other side of the Huangpu River.  Then take private transfer from Pudong to Puxi. Stop at Nanjing Road Shopping Street and enjoy your leisure time there. After the shopping time in Nanjing Road, you will walk to the People’s Square. Continue to walk at the Bund area which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai.

After lunch, take private transfer to the Shanghai Confucius Temple. It is also the biggest second-hand book market in Shanghai. The next destination is Tianzifang. Take private transfer to Taikang Road 210, you will find the special street run into your eyes. Tianzifang has a strong atmosphere of local resident’s life.

In the late afternoon, take private transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3 Shanghai / Suzhou / Shanghai (B, L)

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and take private transfer to Shanghai railway station. You will take a 30 minutes bullet train ride to Suzhou, the city famous for its Chinese garden architecture.

Suzhou MuseumUpon arrival in Suzhou, take private transfer to visit the Suzhou Museum. It was designed by world famous architect I.M.Pei and the construction was completed in October 2006.  The museum is packed with jade, porcelain and bronze. There are also exhibits featuring calligraphy, Buddhist relics, antique furniture and more.

After the museum tour, you will walk a few minutes to the Humble Administrator’s Garden. This garden is the largest and most renowned one among gardens in Suzhou. It is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site and has also been designated as one of the Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State as well as a Special Tourist Attraction of China.

Take a private transfer to Pingjiang Road and have lunch there. Then enjoy a walking tour along this historical street. With a river flowing along it, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, locals especially the old walking leisurely, the scene here shows a traditional Suzhou local life.

In the late afternoon, transfer back to the railway station and board the bullet train back to Shanghai. Our private car will pick you up at the station and transfer back to your hotel.

Day 4 Shanghai / Hangzhou / Shanghai (B, L)

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and take private transfer to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Today you will take a 1hour high-speed train ride to Hangzhou.

Upon arrival at Hangzhou, take private transfer to the Jiuxi Scenic Area. This place is where the world-renowned Longjing green tea originates from. The route to the village passes tea fields, wetlands and a landscape sculpted to pastoral perfection.

West LakeAfter lunch, take private transfer to West Lake. The West Lake is one of the top ten scenic areas in China, and was listed as a world cultural heritage site by UNESCO. The lake is divided by Gu Shan, Bai, Su and Yanggong Causeways into five areas. West Lake is not only famous for its picturesque landscape, it is also associated with many scholars, national heroes and revolutionary martyrs, and it is therefore plays an important role in many aspects of Chinese culture. In addition there are many ancient buildings, stone caves and engraved tablets in surrounding areas, and among them are some of the most cherished national treasures of China.

In the late afternoon, take private transfer to Hangzhou East Railway Station and board the high-speed train back to Shanghai. Upon arrival, take private transfer back to your hotel.

Day 5 Shanghai (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport/railway station for your departure to the next destination.

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