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Suzhou & Hangzhou Short Stay

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5 days / 4 night(s) from $1,000 per person twin share

Suzhou is an ancient canal city known for its gardens and silk. Marco Polo called Hangzhou ‘the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world’ and it remains a popular tourist destination to this day.

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This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.

DAY 1: SHANGHAI TO SUZHOU

This morning you will be met at your Shanghai hotel and transferred to Suzhou, a town famous for its traditional landscaped gardens and widelyknown as the ‘Venice of the East’.

DAY 2: SUZHOU

Enjoy a tour of the Master of the Nets Garden and see the inner garden with its ‘master’s study’ of Ming-style furnishings and architecture. Next, wander around the Humble Administrator’s Garden, with its many ponds, bridges and islands of bamboo, before cruising along a section of the Grand Canal. (B,L)

DAY 3: SUZHOU TO HANGZHOU

Travel to Hangzhou, a place of natural beauty and harmony between nature and man. Take a stroll through the local markets and enjoy oriental tea-tasting. (B,L)

DAY 4: HANGZHOU

Visit the Temple of Inspired Seclusion, which is the largest temple in southern China, and Six Harmonies Pagoda before relaxing on a cruise on West Lake. (B,L)

DAY 5: HANGZHOU TO SHANGHAI

Leave Hangzhou and return to Shanghai. Upon arrival at your Shanghai hotel your arrangements end. (B)

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