4 Days Shanghai and Suzhou Tour

Humble Administrator`s Garden

Tour Code: ctsh-3

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Departure Date: Flexible

Tour Highlights:

Enjoy the classic gardens in Suzhou and a typical ancient water town in Jiangsu Province. This tour will take you not only to the essence of Shanghai but also to the most charming part of Suhzou, including Humble Administrator's Garden, Tiger Hill, Panmen Gate as well as Tongli Water Town.


  • Day1

    Arrival in Shanghai

    • No Meals
    • in Shanghai
    Your private guide will wait for you at the airport on time and transfer you directly to your hotel with a comfortable (non-smoking) vehicle. Your guide will help you to check in.
  • Day2

    Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Shanghai Old Street, Shanghai Tower and the Bund

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Shanghai
    A full day tour begins with the Shanghai Museum. The articles kept in the Museum amount to 106, 000 pieces.
    Yu Garden is your next destination. It was formerly a private garden owned by Pan Yunduan more than 400 years ago in the Ming Dynasty. It was said that Pan had the garden designed after the imperial garden in Beijing in order to please his parents who were too old to travel to the capital.  Yon can buy some interesting souvenirs in Shanghai Old Street nearby.
    After lunch, continue your discovery of Shanghai by climbing the Shanghai Tower, the Shanghai's highest building where you can have a bird's eye view of panoramic city. The famous Bund of Shanghai is the place where tourists and travelers to Shanghai are sure to visit. It stretches one and a half kilometers from Garden Bridge or Waibaidu Bridge in the north to East Jinling Road in the south, and has been regarded as a symbol of Shanghai.
  • Day3

    Shanghai to Suzhou: Humble Administrator's Garden, Tiger Hill, Panmen Gate

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Suzhou
    Today you will go to Suzhou in driving about 40 minutes from Shanghai. Suzhou, called “Venice in the Orient” is an ancient city with a history nearly 2,500 years on the delta of the Yangtze Rive.
    First visit is to the Humble Administrator's Garden, which is the best representative of classic Chinese gardens, with a history of over 500 years. Exceptional with the intelligent use of ponds, this elegant garden shows you how traditional Chinese architects and landscapers use pavilions, corridors, ponds, rocks and trees to create a relaxing harmony.
    In the northwest of the city rises the popular Tiger Hill, where the remains of He Lu, king of Wu and founder of Suzhou, rest. The most interesting is the inclined pagoda of the Song dynasty, Yunya Ta or pagoda of the Rock, built in brick, which inclines more than 2 meters from the perpendicular at the highest point.
    Located on the southwest corner of Suzhou's main canal, Panmen Gate is the oldest gateway to Suzhou City and it’s only one on a river.
    Stay overnight at Suzhou.
  • Day4

    Tongli Water Town, Shanghai Departure

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    The Tongli Water Town, typical of the region, gives you an idea of what Suzhou was like in its glory days. All the houses open up to a network of canals with dozens of stone bridges and a constant coming and going of transport and cargo boats. Also of interest is Tuisi Yuan, a classic garden from the period of late Qing Dynasty.
    Then you guide will transfer you to the airport of Shanghai for your next destination.

Price Inclusion&Exclusion

Price Inclusion

•    Tickets: Entrance fees of all attractions listed in the itinerary.
•    Meals are specified in the itinerary.
•   Hotel accommodation
•    Private Transfers: A private driver and a private tour guide will transfer you to airport/railway station, hotel and attractions in the cities in private air-conditioned vehicle.
•    Private Guide: We provide professional licensed tour guides who speaks English or other langauges  acorrding to your requirement. They are responsible, knowledgeable and have a sense of humor to accompany you throughout your journey.
•    Service Expenses (includes planning, handling, operating and communication expenses) and Government Taxes.
•    Insurance: China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Price Exclusion

•    International air tickets to enter and leave China
•    Chinese visa fees.
•    Personal Expenses: For example cost of excess luggage, laundry, beverages, fax, telephone, optional activities etc.
•    Dietary expenses other than meals in price inclusion are not included in the itinerary.
•    The cost of the attraction not listed in the itinerary is not included.
•    Tips to tour guides, drivers etc.

Trip Notes

Meals of Young's China Travel•     About Your Meals 
In order to have our customers to taste authentic Chinese food and avoid tourist menus, we take food quality, dining environment and travel convenience into consideration when planning your lunch. Therefore , we will arrange a la carte lunch at a local restaurant whenever possible. Lunch a la carte is varied with different recommended restaurants and different cities. You could order the dishes according to your taste under the instructions of your guide. However, in some remote regions where it is difficult to find a non-tourist restaurant, you could have lunch at a local tourist restaurant or in a local family.

•   Private Guide & Transfer
You will have a private guide, private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle to accompany you at each destination of your trip, which will provide you with maximum personal care, security and flexibility.
All our guides are qualified and responsible professionals. All our vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, crewed with licensed drivers.
Private Tour Guide
In each city, we have a professional local guide. Our guide picks you up punctually at your arrival from the airport/railway station/spring of each destination. On your way out of that city, your guide will stay by your side until you have checked in and passed through security. All our travel guides in each destination are local and responsible, who know this area well. They accompany you visiting this city during 8 working hours of each day and they will tell background stories of the tourist places, and show you the secret places to take your best Vehicles of Young's China Travel pictures.
When it is necessary to change your itinerary for unexpected reasons, your private travel guide will suggest alternatives to ensure that you still have an excellent experience.

Private Transfer
With our comfortable and safe private transfer, your trip will be more relaxing and less tiring, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most of your experience in China. In all destinations visited, your vehicle is air-conditioned, clean and expertly maintained. Your private driver is licensed, insured and experienced.
Normally we will arrange vehicles with more space for you and your luggages. Depending on the number of passengers, we generally use sedans or minivans (7 seats) for 4 people or less, large vans or small buses (12-22 seats) for 5 to 12 people, medium cars (33-37 seats) for 13 - 25 people and large buses (more than 45 seats) for more than 25 people.

•     Remarks 
We reserve the right to modify the price due to exchange rate fluctuation
If you have special requirements, please tell us in advance.
We reserve the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control.