Suzhou Small Group Tours


“Suzhou is home to some of the greatest classical gardens in China. In this captivating day trip, you will explore these gardens, before enjoying a delicious local lunch, and taking a rickshaw ride through the vibrant culture of Suzhou town itself. More Features of this Chinese Day Tour Stroll between the many connected pools and islands of the Humble Administrator’s Garden, the biggest in Suzhou. Find the smallest stone bridge in Suzhou at the intricate Garden of the Master of Nets. See the legendary sites of Tiger Hill, including the Sword-Testing Rock and Yunyan Pagoda. Detailed Itinerary Your friendly English speaking guide will escort you, either from your hotel lobby or the train station, to your transportation. The first stop of the day will be the Humble Administrator’s Garden. Being one of China’s most highly regarded classical gardens, this is a must see spot in Suzhou. This extensive garden stretches across 13 acres, including many islands, bridges, pagodas and open spaces. The next stop is the Master of the Nets Garden, where you can see the Three Steps Bridge. As the name suggests, this tiny stone bridge requires only three steps to cross. This garden has been called a ‘metaphysical masterpiece’ that often plays with the sense of size and space using ingenious optical illusions. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant, with famous Suzhou cuisine favourites like sweet and sour mandarin fish, set into the shape of a squirrel. Next, we will take a rickshaw ride through the town of Suzhou to observe the local lifestyle and culture. You will pass by schools, markets and historical site like pagodas and ancient wells. The final destination of the day is Tiger Hill, which stands 35 metres high, covering 3.5 acres. It is the site of many Chinese legends, including […]

The Best of Suzhou Small Group Tour

“Suzhou is home to some of the greatest classical gardens in China. In this captivating day trip, you will explore these gardens, before enjoying a delicious local lunch, and taking a rickshaw ride through the vibrant culture of Suzhou town itself. More Features of this Chinese Day Tour Stroll between the many connected pools and islands of the Humble Administrator’s Garden, the biggest in Suzhou. Find the smallest stone bridge in Suzhou at the intricate Garden of the Master of Nets. See the legendary sites of Tiger Hill, including the Sword-Testing Rock and Yunyan Pagoda. Detailed Itinerary Your friendly English speaking guide will escort you, either from your hotel lobby or the train station, to your transportation. The first stop of the day will be the Humble Administrator’s Garden. Being one of China’s most highly regarded classical gardens, this is a must see spot in Suzhou. This extensive garden stretches across 13 acres, including many islands, bridges, pagodas and open spaces. The next stop is the Master of the Nets Garden, where you can see the Three Steps Bridge. As the name suggests, this tiny stone bridge requires only three steps to cross. This garden has been called a ‘metaphysical masterpiece’ that often plays with the sense of size and space using ingenious optical illusions. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant, with famous Suzhou cuisine favourites like sweet and sour mandarin fish, set into the shape of a squirrel. Next, we will take a rickshaw ride through the town of Suzhou to observe the local lifestyle and culture. You will pass by schools, markets and historical site like pagodas and ancient wells. The final destination of the day is Tiger Hill, which stands 35 metres high, covering 3.5 acres. It is the site of many Chinese legends, including […]

US$ 189


“Tongli town is sometimes called the Little Venice of China because of the beautifully intricate network of canals running through its historical alleyways and buildings. The wider area of Suzhou is also home to some of China’s greatest classical gardens. In this fascinating two day you will explore the cultural sights of Suzhou on foot, by rickshaw and by boat.”    More Features of this China Tour See the Tongli water town aboard a small gondola-like boat. Enjoy a freshly prepared local-style meal for lunch on both days of the tour, plus a Western-style breakfast buffet on Day Two. Accommodation is included. You will have a private tour guide and driver.   Day One Itinerary You will be accommodated in Shanghai at either our 5-star hotel option at the Pan Pacific Suzhou or our 4-star option at the Jasmine Holiday Inn. Your friendly English speaking guide will escort you from your hotel lobby to your transportation. If you wish to arrive in the morning by bullet train, talk to us so that we can organize your tickets and arrange to pick you up from the train station. The drive to Suzhou is about 1 ½ hours and the first destination will be the Humble Administrator’s Gardens. Being one of China’s most highly regarded classical gardens, this is a must see spot in Suzhou. This extensive garden stretches across 13 acres, including many islands, bridges, pagodas and open spaces. The next stop is the Master of the Nets Garden, where you can see the Three Steps Bridge. As the name suggests, this tiny stone bridge requires only three steps to cross. This garden has been called a ‘metaphysical masterpiece’ that often plays with the sense of size and space using ingenious optical illusions. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant, […]

Suzhou and Tongli – Two Day Shanghai Tour

“Tongli town is sometimes called the Little Venice of China because of the beautifully intricate network of canals running through its historical alleyways and buildings. The wider area of Suzhou is also home to some of China’s greatest classical gardens. In this fascinating two day you will explore the cultural sights of Suzhou on foot, by rickshaw and by boat.”    More Features of this China Tour See the Tongli water town aboard a small gondola-like boat. Enjoy a freshly prepared local-style meal for lunch on both days of the tour, plus a Western-style breakfast buffet on Day Two. Accommodation is included. You will have a private tour guide and driver.   Day One Itinerary You will be accommodated in Shanghai at either our 5-star hotel option at the Pan Pacific Suzhou or our 4-star option at the Jasmine Holiday Inn. Your friendly English speaking guide will escort you from your hotel lobby to your transportation. If you wish to arrive in the morning by bullet train, talk to us so that we can organize your tickets and arrange to pick you up from the train station. The drive to Suzhou is about 1 ½ hours and the first destination will be the Humble Administrator’s Gardens. Being one of China’s most highly regarded classical gardens, this is a must see spot in Suzhou. This extensive garden stretches across 13 acres, including many islands, bridges, pagodas and open spaces. The next stop is the Master of the Nets Garden, where you can see the Three Steps Bridge. As the name suggests, this tiny stone bridge requires only three steps to cross. This garden has been called a ‘metaphysical masterpiece’ that often plays with the sense of size and space using ingenious optical illusions. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant, […]

US$ 189