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Shanghai, Suzhou & Hangzhou High Speed Train Tour

SH06: 5 Days Private Shanghai   Suzhou - Tongli - Suzhou  Hangzhou 
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Day 1 Arrival in Shanghai
Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer. Huangpu River Cruise and the Bund.
Our professional English-speaking guide will greet you outside the arrival hall of the airport. Then you will be escorted to the downtown hotel with a comfortable private transfer. After a short rest, your Shanghai 5 days tour itinerary will start by taking a short cruise tour on the Huangpu River. It is an excellent experience for visitors who want to explore the city's history, culture and the charming scenery. Then you will explore the Bund area and have some free time there.  

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center, Tianzifang Art Street. (B)
Huangpu River cruise, Shanghai
Today's private Shanghai Suzhou Hangzhou tour itinerary will start from Shanghai Museum. It is one of the most modern equipped museums in China with an immense collection of ancient Chinese masterpieces of arts, some of which are authentic national treasures. Next you will head to Yu Garden, which is considered as a well-known tourist destination as well as one of the finest classical gardens in Southern China. 

In the afternoon, you will visit Shanghai World Financial Center. It is a uniquely designed skyscraper which looks like a bottle opener. Its observation deck offers fabulous views of Shanghai, Pudong and the Bund. Then you will explore an old street in the city, Tianzifang. Have some free time there.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 3 Shanghai - Suzhou
A high speed train to Suzhou. Tongli Water Town, Suzhou old town area, Lingering Garden. (B)
Classical garden in Suzhou
This morning, you will be transferred to the railway station and take a high speed train to Suzhou. Upon arrival, another local guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. After a short break, you will visit the ancient Tongli Water Town. With a history of 1000 years, Tongli has been endowed with its own culture and charm. Rivers string ancient residential houses together, the stone bridges connect lanes over the water, and wooden boats shuttle among the narrow canals. Today's lunch is not included, so you could enjoy a meal at one of the many small eateries by the river taking in the serenity and watching the water boat go by. 

After that, we will transfer you to visit the Suzhou old town. This ancient area has numerous cultural relic sites and many of them are preserved intact, especially the classical Chinese gardens, old streets, bridges, etc. You will get a chance to take a tricycle drive around the town. The next stop is Lingering Garden. Over there, you could find the most delicate layout and rockeries. It also has the most buildings among these gardens, including residence, ancestral temple, family nunnery and garden.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Suzhou - Hangzhou
A high speed train to Hangzhou. Meijiawu Tea Village, Lingyin Temple, West Lake. (B+L)
Our clients picking up tea leaves in Hangzhou
Today you will take a high speed train to Hangzhou, the third destination of your Shanghai 5 days tour. Our guide will greet you at Hangzhou Railway Station and escort you to check in the hotel. Your first sightseeing stop here is the Meijiawu Tea Village, where you will get impressed by learning all about the growing, harvesting, brewing and drinking green tea. You can even go to the tea plantation to pick up tea leaves and have a lunch of local tea snacks in the village.

Continue your visit to the Lingyin Temple. Originally built in AD326, this temple experienced two times' enlargement and there were once as many as 3000 monks. After that, you will visit the West Lake by boat. West Lake is very famous at home and abroad for its natural beauty and numerous historical relics. No matter when you are going to visit the lake, different seasons bring you different feeling and surprise you as much as your expected.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Departure from Hangzhou
Hotel-airport transfer or hotel-railway station transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
Your private Shanghai Suzhou Hangzhou tour comes to the end today as we will see you off at the airport or railway station. We wish you have a pleasant journey onward and thank you for choosing us.

Hangzhou enjoys a great position in the transport network of east China. It has direct flights to most major cities in China, such as Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, etc. Meanwhile, travelers could also go to Shanghai in around one hour or to Huangshan in three hours thanks to the convenient connection of high speed trains. If you plan to extend your China tour from Hangzhou, we are willing to help you out.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
ShanghaiRenaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel Sunrise On The Bund
SuzhouMercure Hotel (Suzhou Railway Station) Mercure Hotel (Suzhou Railway Station)
HangzhouSofitel Hangzhou Westlake Zhongwei Sunny Hotel
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Train fares
  • Private English-speaking guides
  • Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Rachel Kim from REPUBLIC OF KOREA | Apr. 05, 2019 06:51Reply
TWOV = Transit China Without A Visa
Hi! I am holding Korean Passport and will travle from amsterdam > Shanghai > Korean.
Will Fly in Shanghai on May.7 and out on May.11 (4 nights and 5days). Am I okay with TWOV?

Many Thx!
Answers (1)
Answered by Abram | Apr. 08, 2019 20:21

Yes, you are okay with TWOV.
Asked by Sam from SWITZERLAND | Apr. 01, 2019 12:31Reply
Zürich to Shanghai and onwards either Taiwan or Hongkong
I am an Austrian passport holder and have inside passport an old Visa for Shenzhen entering from Hongkong which is Not valid anymore.
Plan Trip from Zurich to Shanghai and further on to Taiwan or Hongkong. Do i Qualify for the 144 Hours Free Visa entry?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hende from FINLAND | Apr. 01, 2019 20:50

Zurich-Shanghai -Taiwan or HK is fine for applying the 144h twov in Shanghai. No visa will be required.
Asked by Steve from USA | Mar. 27, 2019 03:35Reply
Usa - Canada- Shanghai- japan
Is it ok please
Answers (3)
Answered by John Doe | Mar. 27, 2019 09:20

That's fine if Shanghai is your only stop in Mainland China.
Answered by Steven from USA | Mar. 27, 2019 14:04

Thank you John
Is it ok stay in Shanghai 144 hours?
Answered by John Doe | Mar. 27, 2019 19:03

Yes (Shanghai, Jiangsu province and Zhejiang province to be exact).
Asked by QPHAM26 | Mar. 19, 2019 21:28Reply
Is there any other bus station which go to Wuzhen from Hangzhou beside the Jiubao Center?
Answers (3)
Answered by Charlotte from USA | Mar. 20, 2019 19:01

You can also take a coach from Hangzhou Tourist Distributing Center Coach Station. The bus schedules are from 07:25 to 16:15.
Answered by QPHAM26 | Mar. 20, 2019 19:41

Hi May I know what is the address for this location please? Thanks
Answered by Charlotte | Mar. 26, 2019 19:37

It is located at No.3, Huanglong Road, Xihu District.
Asked by Lusiana Irawati from INDONESIA | Mar. 17, 2019 06:51Reply
If I buy 3 days pass shanghai, could I use that pass to Hangzhou.metro?
Answers (1)
Answered by Joseph from FINLAND | Mar. 17, 2019 22:59

No, the 3 days metro pass in Shanghai only can be used within the city.
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