2-Day Suzhou And
Tongli Water Town Tour
Tour Code: Suzhou_04
1. Tour Itinerary
Our guide will meet
you exit of the Suzhou Railway Station.
Transfer to your hotel. Pay a sightseeing
visit to the Zhuozhengyuan Garden, after
lunch, take a cruise on the Grand Canal.
Afterwards, visit the Liuyuan Garden.
Garden: As the largest garden in Suzhou, it is the most representative of Chinese classical gardens in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The garden covers 4 hectares, its scenery is focused on a central pond with pavilions, chambers, terraces, and towers located by the water or on hillocks in a natural composition. It was listed as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1997.
Garden: The garden covers an area of 23,310 square meters; it is celebrated for its artistic way of dealing with the spaces between various kinds of architectural form. Buildings make up one third of the total area of the garden, the hall of which being the most remarkable in Suzhou. In 1997, the garden was recorded by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
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tour to Tongli Water Town. Tongli is
a town surrounded by lakes and crisscrossed
by waterways, some of which serve the
nearby Grand Canal. Stroll through Tuisiyuan
Garden, then visit Chongben Hall and
Jiayin Hall. Walk over the Taiping Bridge,
Jili Bridge and Changqing Bridge. Take
a boat ride on the tranquil waterways
and see the scenery along the canals.
Your guide will transfer
you to railway station to take train
back to Shanghai.
The garden was constructed between 1885 and 1887. The layout of Tuisi Garden is particular, small and exquisite. The garden is uniquely laid out, including pavilions, terraces, towers, kiosks, corridors, memorial arches, bridges, halls, chambers and studios, all of which look like floating on water. In November 2000, Tuisi Garden was included in the World Cultural Heritage List by the UNESCO.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
3. Service Inclusions For The Above Tour:
Chinese lunch in local Chinese restaurant
as specified in the above itinerary.
2. Pick-up service
Transport between hotel and all the sights
by air-conditioned tour coach.
The main entrance tickets for the sights
4. Guiding service
English-speaking tour guide.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
4. Service Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
Expenses of a personal nature or meals
and drinks not indicated, ect.
Optional programs or sightseeing which
are not specified in the above itinerary.
4. Tips to guides