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This picturesque village southeast of Suzhou is one of several ancient water towns dotting the Yangtze River Delta. More than a dozen rivers and waterways divide this Song Dynasty town into multiple islets, connected by 49 stone bridges. This Venice of the Orient is also known for its gardens, including the UNESCO-listed Tuisi Garden.

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Private Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Tour from Shanghai

Private Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Tour from Shanghai

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Visit two of south China’s most celebrated water towns on a private trip from Shanghai. Travel to Suzhou to explore its historical canals and bridges, and visit its Humble Administrator’s Garden and one of its silk factories. After lunch (own expense), choose to visit Zhouzhuang or Tongli, two ancient water towns famous for their stone bridges, tranquil canals, and Ming- and Qing-era houses. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, with central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$280.00
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$280.00
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Mini Group Suzhou Day Tour from Shanghai to Classical Garden, Tongli Water Town

Mini Group Suzhou Day Tour from Shanghai to Classical Garden, Tongli Water Town

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Discover Suzhou and Tongli Water Town on a full-day tour from Shanghai. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed The Master of Nets Garden, a classical Chinese garden founded in the 11th Century. Then, on the banks of the Yangtze River, wander the ancient streets of Tongli Water Town. Listen as your expert guide provides fascinating facts and anecdotes about each location. Tour group size is limited to six, ensuring a more intimate experience.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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$199.00
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Tongli Water Town Visit and Courtyard Lifestyle Experience at Jinze Water Village

Tongli Water Town Visit and Courtyard Lifestyle Experience at Jinze Water Village

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Visit two ancient water towns and enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch and dumpling-making class on this full-day tour from Shanghai. Explore the canals, bridges, and 19th-century garden at Tongli, and then visit a courtyard home in the primitive water village of Jinze. Here, enjoy a home-cooked lunch, tea ceremony, and dumpling making class, and try some Chinese calligraphy. Includes entrance fees, lunch, tea ceremony, dumplings, drinks, and central Shanghai hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$248.00
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$248.00

Private Flexible Suzhou City Tour with Tongli or Zhouzhuang Water Town Options

Private Flexible Suzhou City Tour with Tongli or Zhouzhuang Water Town Options

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Suzhou visitors that want to discover China's ancient towns can always take a group tour, but then you're one in the crowd, and stuck with a rigid itinerary. Instead, try this private tour experience, complete with a flexible itinerary and a guide—just for your group—that leads the way. Highlights include exploring the gardens and bridges of Suzhou, a stop at a silk factory, and a visit to one of the area's historic water towns—included in the tour.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.90
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$170.90
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Private Round Trip Transfer to Top 6 Water Villages of China from Shanghai City

Private Round Trip Transfer to Top 6 Water Villages of China from Shanghai City

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Enjoy door-to-door service in a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your centrally located hotel in Shanghai to one of the classic water village of China: Zhujiajiao, Zhouzhuang, Tongli, Kezhi, Nanxun, Xitang or Wuzhen (choose 1 upon booking). Explore thousand-year-old water village, stroll around the alleyways, bridges, classic Chinese old houses and take a relax boat on the water canals by your own. This is a private transfer service only, all attraction fees are at your own cost.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.20
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$68.20
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Private Suzhou and Tongli Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Private Suzhou and Tongli Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

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Explore beautiful Suzhou and the famous water village Tongli in this private day trip from Shanghai. Accompanied by your profession private guide, and visit the top attractions based on your interests in Suzhou such as Humble Administrator's Garden, historical Pingjiang Road and etc.. In addition, visit Tuisi Garden (Retreat & Reflection Garden) and enjoy a relaxing boat ride in Tongli water village.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.00
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$238.00
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Private Tour: Suzhou and Tongli Water Village from Shanghai

Private Tour: Suzhou and Tongli Water Village from Shanghai

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From the canals of Tongli Water Village to the pagodas of the Lingering Garden, discover the beauty of Shanghai's outlying areas on this private tour from downtown. This tour also includes a visit to a silk factory, the 1,000-year-old village of Shantang, and a traditional Chinese lunch. Your private guide will provide insightful narration throughout the tour and ensure a comfortable and convenient excursion from the city.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$254.94
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$254.94
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Authentic Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Private Tour from Shanghai

Authentic Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Private Tour from Shanghai

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Explore the most beautiful destinations in the surrounding areas of Shanghai,this tour is specially designed for you to see Suzhou highlights and spectacular water town with it's original architectures. Travel via comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Suzhou, where you’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Master of Nets Garden,stroll along the 800 years old walking street by the canal and then a local market packed with different kind of interesting things is highly recommended for your visit to get to know some aspects about the local authentic lives of this city. As one of China’s best-preserved water towns,experience the traditional water town life in the countryside will definitely complete your tour . Tour available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00
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Private Suzhou Tour from Shanghai with Master-of-Nets Garden and Tongli Town

Private Suzhou Tour from Shanghai with Master-of-Nets Garden and Tongli Town

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This tour takes you through four of the most famous historical Suzhou Attractions. Enjoy the beautiful design of the Master-of-Nets garden, the relics on display in the museum, the shops along the canal street of Pingjiang Road and visit a typical water town.Learn about the city, and get out to explore the best parts on your own. 1. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Master-of-Nets Garden 2. Walk along Pingjiang Road and enjoy local lifestyle 3. Visit Tongli Water Town 4. Pick-up and drop-off service 5. Lunch at local restaurant
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$224.00
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$224.00
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Suzhou and Tongli Water Village Private Day Tour with Lunch

Suzhou and Tongli Water Village Private Day Tour with Lunch

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Discovery the charming Suzhou by exploring its enchanting gardens and the bridges and visit one of the UNESCO garden such as Humble Administrator’s garden or Lingering, Temples or museums based on your preferences, afternoon choose to visit Tongli, one of the most authentic ancient water towns without over developed, explore the ancient stone bridges, tranquil canals, Ming and Qing era houses and Tuisi garden with your local guide. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, with central Suzhou hotel or Suzhou railway station pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.41
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$163.41
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Private Day Trip to Tongli Water Village with Suzhou Garden from Shanghai

Private Day Trip to Tongli Water Village with Suzhou Garden from Shanghai

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This full-day tour takes you to visit one water town - Tongli Water Town in Suzhou, one of the most fabulous water town in China. You may heard of it or seen either for its history or photography. For this tour, you will be picked up and dropped off at your Shanghai hotel, so its quite convenient to add to visit some city sightseeing as well, such as Panmen Gate and Garden of Master of Nets. All the tickets, lunch, transport and guide are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$260.00
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$260.00
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Private Day Trip to Tongli Water Village and Tuisi Garden from Shanghai

Private Day Trip to Tongli Water Village and Tuisi Garden from Shanghai

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Step out of the modern world and into ancient watery landscapes on this private tour of Tongli Town with personal translator/guide. Relax as your private vehicle collects you from your door, then learn about the town’s rich history as you stroll ancient bridges, visit historic Tuisi Garden, feast on a local lunch, and cruise sleepy canals. Throughout, you can say goodbye to language hassles and simply enjoy the ride.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$212.80
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$212.80
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Suzhou and Tongli Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai with Options

Suzhou and Tongli Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai with Options

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Enjoy a relaxing day tour to the enchanting Suzhou and the picturesque ancient water town Tongli , appreciate the classic and remarkable Humble administrator's garden and explore the colorful old street . Take a most tranquil boat ride along the ancient canal. Discover the beauty of the typical southeast water villiage and gain a great insight to the local culture, custom and history from your knowledgeable and friendly guide. Choose the flexible departure time based on your own prefered time and enjoy a fully customized itinerary that catering to your interests.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$211.80
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$211.80
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Private Muslim Day Trip To Suzhou & Tongli Water Town From Shanghai

Private Muslim Day Trip To Suzhou & Tongli Water Town From Shanghai

Visit Suzhou, praised by Marco Polo as Venice of the East, famous for its world heritage classic gardens • Wander through Humble Administrator's Garden, the finest garden in all of southern China • Visit Panmen Gate, the oldest city gate of Suzhou and the only existing water and land gate in China • Salat at Taipingfang Mosque which was built in 1928. • Wander through Tongli Water Town, one of the Top Six Ancient Towns in the Regions South of Yangtze River • Experienced English speaking tour guide • Overland round-trip transfers with private chauffeur and in-transport refreshments
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
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$240.00
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Suzhou Private Tour from Shanghai of Master-of-Nets Garden and Cruise in Tongli

Suzhou Private Tour from Shanghai of Master-of-Nets Garden and Cruise in Tongli

Suzhou is a famous historical and cultural city with a blend of classical gardens and water ancient towns. With the assistance of professional guide, we will explore Suzhou with a history of 2,500 years. This tour provides a great opportunity to visit four of the most famous historical Suzhou Attractions. The itinerary includes the beautiful Master-of-Nets Garden, Suzhou Museum, Pingjiang Road and Tongli Water Town. 1. Visit Suzhou Museum to learn about Suzhou's history and culture 2. Walk along Pingjiang Road and enjoy local lifestyle 3. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Master-of-Nets Garden 4. Take a boat to visit a typical water town - Tongli 5. Lunch at local restaurant 6. Pick-up and drop-off service 7. Round-trip train tickets from Shanghai to Suzhou included
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.34
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$229.34
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Ultimate 3-Day Tour Package: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou with Zhouzhuang or Tongli

Ultimate 3-Day Tour Package: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou with Zhouzhuang or Tongli

This action-packed, multi-day sightseeing junket combines a classic Shanghai city tour with two tantalizing day trips—the ultimate introduction for first-time visitors. Tick off the highlights of Shanghai and then discover the sights of old-world Hangzhou and Suzhou, plus your choice of water town, either Zhouzhuang or Tongli. Tours also include a boat ride, tea tasting, and traditional meals each day.
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  • 3 days
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$896.00
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$896.00
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Zhouzhuang and Tongli Water Town Private Transfer Service from Shanghai

Zhouzhuang and Tongli Water Town Private Transfer Service from Shanghai

Enjoy a great fun day excursion to visit the two famous water towns Zhouzhuang and Tongli from Shanghai. Enjoy the ease and convenience of the private transfer and travel with your own professional driver in the air-conditioned vehicle. Explore both towns at your own pace. Exclusive private door to door transfer only for you and your travel party with flexible departure time base on your own travel schedule.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.20
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$93.20
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Private Tour with Suzhou Museum, Humble Administrator's Garden and Tongli Town

Private Tour with Suzhou Museum, Humble Administrator's Garden and Tongli Town

This tour provides a great opportunity to explore must-see attractions of Suzhou. With the assistance of the knowledgeable guide, we will get an overview of Suzhou as a garden CITY, visit the city’s typical Old Street. The itinerary includes Pingjiang Road, Suzhou Museum,Humble Administrator's Garden (Zhuo Zheng Yuan),Tongli Town(Including Tuisi Garden).Take a boat along the canal to visit a typical water town. 1. Shows you around the classical Suzhou highlights 2. Explore Suzhou’s sights and neighborhoods with a guide 3. Learn about local insights, history, and geography from your guide 4. Wander in Pingjiang Road and experience the old style of Suzhou 5. Take a boat along the canal to visit a typical water town
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.69
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$214.69
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Tongli Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai with Hot Spring Spa Experience

Tongli Water Town Private Tour from Shanghai with Hot Spring Spa Experience

Get away from the busy and hectic city life and visit one of the most beautiful and authentical water town Tongli, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the “China Oriental Venice “by wondering along the old canal lanes, stone bridges and historic old residences, pay a visit to the beautiful Tuisi garden listed in the UNESCO site… Enjoy a nice lunch at a quaint village and retreat yourself with a relaxing and amazing natural hot spring spa in one of the China’s top 10 famous hot-spring resorts, surrounded by the beautiful mountains, take in its fresh air and beautiful countryside scenery.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$266.50
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$266.50
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2-Day Private Tour of Shanghai and Suzhou with Lunch

2-Day Private Tour of Shanghai and Suzhou with Lunch

Visit highlights of China including the Shanghai and Suzhou with this 2 day private tour. You will be picked up and dropped off from your Shanghai hotel.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$549.34
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$549.34
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Tongli Water Village Private Day Tour - Jiayin Hall & Tuisi Garden & Boat Trip

Tongli Water Village Private Day Tour - Jiayin Hall & Tuisi Garden & Boat Trip

Established in the Song Dynasty, Tongli Water Village showcases over 1,000 years of history and cultural heritage. An example of the rich tradition of local craftsmanship can be seen at Jiayin Hall. Built in 1922, it is known for its collection of more than 100 well-preserved wood carvings of classical Chinese figurines. There are 49 bridges in Tongli, three of which have become the cultural symbols of the town. Named Taiping (peace), Jili (luck) and Changqing (celebration), locals walk over the three bridges to wish peace, fortune, happiness and health for their family and friends. There are also many traditional gardens in Tongli. Tuisi Garden, which was constructed between 1885 and 1887, is a wonderful example of a traditional Chinese garden. You will have the opportunity to stroll the pavilions, terraces, halls, rockeries and ponds to experience the harmony of the garden. You may also have the opportunity to vist the traditional silk factory after the tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$272.00
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$272.00
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Mini Group Suzhou Day Tour to Classical Garden and Tongli Water Town, 1-6 Guests

Mini Group Suzhou Day Tour to Classical Garden and Tongli Water Town, 1-6 Guests

Join this mini group day tour of 1 to 6 travelers to take in the Classical Gardens of Suzhou from Shanghai. Your professional tour guide will show you highlights including the classical Garden of the Master of the Nets, old Shantang Street and famous Tongli Water Town. Take it easy with the door-to-door hotel pickup and drop off. No stops for shopping, tea ceremonies and factory visits will ensure you a pure sightseeing experience.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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$199.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour from Shanghai of Suzhou Museum, Master-of-Nets Garden & Tongli Town

Private Tour from Shanghai of Suzhou Museum, Master-of-Nets Garden & Tongli Town

Suzhou is a famous historical and cultural city with a blend of classical gardens and water ancient towns. With the assistance of professional guide, we will walk into Suzhou with a history of 2,500 years. This tour takes you through four of the most famous historical Suzhou Attractions: Enjoy the beautiful Master-of-Nets garden, the relics on display in Suzhou Museum, the shops along the canal street of Pingjiang Road and visit a typical water town - Tongli. 1. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Master-of-Nets Garden 2. Walk along Pingjiang Road and enjoy local lifestyle 3. Visit Tongli Water Town 4. Pick-up and drop-off service included 5. Seasonal Lunch at local restaurant
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$224.00
Price varies by group size
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$224.00
Price varies by group size

Shanghai to Suzhou and Tongli Water Town Self-Guide Tour Private Round Transfer

Shanghai to Suzhou and Tongli Water Town Self-Guide Tour Private Round Transfer

Flexible 11 hours self-guide tour with private English speaking driver service. No pushing and rushing day trip. Hotel pick up and drop off include whatever your Shanghai hotel location, all tolls , gas, parking fee an no limited bottled water included.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.67
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$170.67
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