Shanghai Huangshan Suzhou - Zhouzhuang - Hangzhou Water Town 9 days Tour
Day01, Arrival in Shanghai
When your flight arrives in Shanghai today, you will find our guide is expecting you outside the customs of the airport after your baggage reclaiming and customs clearance. We will transfer you to the reserved hotel in downtown area and help you check in.overnight in shanghai
In the morning, you will visit one of the best museums in China, Shanghai Museum, where you can see vast storage of historical items like bronze ware, chinaware, Chinese paintings and famous calligraphy works. Then go to the Yuyuan Garden, one of the best-known gardens. In this classical garden of southern Yangtze River, unique artificial hills, clear ponds, winding corridors and delicate pavilions are all arranged in a harmonious and compact layout.After lunch, you will go to the Bund and take a short Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy remarkable scene along the river. On the east bank, rows of huge mansions show the modern Shanghai, while on the west bank, the old-style western buildings tell you the vicissitudes of old Shanghai in the past 100 years. Explore the Bund area after disembarking and then visit an old street in the city. overnight in shanghai
Day03, Shanghai - Huangshan
The morning, our guide will transfer you to the railway station for a high-speed train to Huangshan. Upon your arrival at Huangshan, our local guide will meet you at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel in Huangshan city. Then you will visit the Tunxi Old Street. Walking on the street, you will see the age-old houses decorated with delicate wood and stone carvings, the time-honored shops selling brushes and ink for Chinese calligraphy, and small restaurants for delicious local snacks.overnight in huangshan
After breakfast, you will check out the hotel since we will drive you to the No.1 Mountain under Heaven, the famous Huangshan Mountain. You should not miss it during your natural scenery appreciation. We suggest you leave your heavy luggage at the concierge of the hotel in Huangshan city and prepare a backpack with necessary items to take with you on the mountain. Huangshan Mountain is noted for the unique pines, grotesque rocks, dreamlike cloud sea and gurgling hot springs. While taking the cable car to the mountain, you will find yourself among magnificent scenery. Upon arrival at the terminal of the cable car, you still need to walk along the winding path and steps for a distance before getting to the hotel. Enjoy the view of the Beginning-to-Believe Peak, the Peach Blossom Valley, the Lion Peak, the Flying-over Rock and the Bright Summit. You can also observe the pines and rocks at a short distance and take a deep breath of the fresh air along the way. Tonight you will stay at the best hotel on the mountain.
Day05, Huangshan - Suzhou
In the morning, continue the sightseeing visit to the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and Xihai Grand Canyon. After lunch, you will take the cable car back to the foot of the mountain. Then transfer to visit one of the World's Heritages, the Hongcun Village in Yi County, which is an 880-year-old ancient village with graceful scenery of mountains, lakes, rivers, bridges and houses. Finally, our guide will transfer you to take an overnight soft-sleeper train to Suzhou.
in the morning, your local guide will expect you at Suzhou railway station. Breakfast will be on your own. Your Suzhou trip starts from the Tiger Hill, which is known as the No. 1 scenic spot in Suzhou, where you will be impressed by the “oriental leaning tower of Pisa” the Tiger Hill Tower, the sword-shaped pond, the time-honored Lu Yu Well and many aged cliff-side inscriptions. Since Suzhou is well-known for its delicate gardens, your next stop will be the biggest classical landscape garden in Suzhou, the Humble Administrator's Garden. As the “mother of Chinese garden”, it makes full use of the limited space, presenting a peaceful and quiet landscape with refreshing ponds, pavilions, ornamental perforated windows, cloisters, hills, ancient trees, green grass and colorful flowers. Then you will visit another famous Suzhou garden, the Garden of the Master of the Nets, which is famous for its exquisite buildings and ingenious layout. overnight in suzhou
Day07, Suzhou - Zhouzhuang
Today you will take a side trip to Zhouzhuang, the No.1 Water Town in China. Surrounded by the riverway, the town features clear water, elegantly crafted bridges, gurgling streams and classical buildings, as well as distinctive local traditions. In the town, you will specially visit Shen House, which is a Qing-dynasty style complex built in 1742. In the Shen House, you will see ancient halls and yards connected by arcades and bridges and exquisite decoration of wood, brick and stone carvings. overnight in zhouzhuang
Day08, zhouzhuang- Hangzhou
In the morning, our guide will see you off at Suzhou Railway Station. You are going to arrive in Hangzhou in two hours by a high-speed train and then proceed to the hotel.In the afternoon, you will visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda, which is a 59.89-meter-high octagonal pagoda with a history of 1,500 years. Looking from outside, you can see thirteen stories, but there are actually 7 stories inside the pagoda. Then you will visit the famous Lingyin Temple, one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples in the country. Not far from the Lingyin Temple, you will come to the famous West Lake and visit it by boat. overnight in hangzhou
In the morning, We go to Shanghai, Shanghai Hangzhou high-speed, 2 hours. Arrive at your hotel.Afternoon free time. Rest in hotel.overnight in shanghai.
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