Depart from your hotel in the morning to have a special Rickshaw Tour through the old part of Suzhou city, you will see the small Hutongs, the open markets and the local people's life.
Then have a Grand Canal cruise. The Grand Canal of China is the oldest and longest canal in the world, regarded as one of the greatest ancient project of China. There are a lot to see when cruising on the canal.
The arrangement will be made to visit the No1 Silk Factory in Suzhou, as this city is also famous for the silk.In the factory, you will see closely the different procedures before the magic silk is created.
After having lunch at local restaurant, visit the ancient Panmen City Gate which is the oldest city gate in existence in Suzhou city. It used to be one of the eight city gates during the Spring & Autumn Annals (770-476 BC) when Suzhou was the capital of the Wu Kindom. The current gate was reconstructed in 1351. It consists of Water and Land Gates, city gate tower and city walls at both sides.
Finally visit the Lingering Garden. First built in 1522, it is one of the four most famous classical gardens in China. The garden is separated into the middle, eastern, northern and western parts connecting with beautiful corridors of 700 meters long. The whole garden features with artificial mountains, unique limestone, beautiful pavilions and a number of attractive buildings. Lunch is included.
This trip price includes:
-All meals as specified in the itinerary.
-Transfers among sightseeing scenic spots & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English speaking guide.
-Entrance fees for sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary with English speaking guide
-Arrangements for the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
The trip price does not include:
-Hotels accommodations and breakfast.
-Any meals which are not included in the " The trip price includes".
-Domestic flights, trains or buses, international air and train tickets for coming & leaving mainland China.
-Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
-Excess Baggage Charges.
-Personal expenses: The items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day to day itinerary.
-Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
-Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
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