Shanghai is one of China's cultural centers and the most substantial economic and trade center
Walk along the well-known shopping area that offers a dizzying array of items--Nanjing Road Shopping Street
Hanging around the Bund, or taking an evening cruise boat to enjoy classic Shanghai night views
Explore the legendary West Lake described in the classic novel of "The Tale of the White Serpent ”
Nihao, welcome to Shanghai, one of the most prosperous city in China and the global financial center. Upon arrival, your driver will pick up and transfer you to the hotel to check in. Relax and have a good rest by recovering fron your jet leg.
A full day for you to explore Shanghai City. Tour begins from visiting a traditional Chinese Garden- Yu Garden eatablished in the period of Ming Dynasty(1368-1644). Though in a small size, it covers all the elements pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and corridors that a garden boast. Walk through the garden and enjoy a tranquil time by yourself. Then head to Shanghai Xintiandi, an international shopping and entertainment district. Roaming here, you will amazed by the China’s rapid development.
Afterwards, you will visit one of the symbol of Shanghai- Bund. Lying along the side of Huangpujiang River with various architectural styles, Bund is recognized as "the museum of buildings". Stroll along the buildings, appreciate the beautiful scenery as well as feeling the charm of this century-long historical architectural ensembles.
Yuyuan Garden is a famous scenic spot and tourist attraction at home and abroad.
It takes 12 mins ( 1.6 km ) from Yuyuan Garden to the Bund.
The Bund is the starting point of modern Chinese cities history.
Morning drive for 2hrs to Suzhou ( 105 km ). The first spot is to visit Panmen. It is one of the "three landmarks of Pan Gate" with a history of more than 2500 years. Then proceed to visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, the largest private garden of Suzhou. Hang around and appreciate the fantastic garden with its delicate buliding techonlogy.
Continue walk to the Suzhou Museum to see Chinese paintings, calligraphy, and handicrafts. This will be a unforgettable experience for you to have a deep understanding of traditional Chinese art. Some free time in the ancient Pingjiang Road, which is the most complete area in Suzhou Ancient City. Spend your rest of day at leisure.
Farewell to Suzhou and drive about 2.5hrs to Hangzhou ( 161.5 km ). Tour begins today with visiting West Lake, a fabulous place for photography because of its natural beauty. Suggest you rent a bicycle or take a boat to enjoy the beautiful views of lake and surrounding mountains. Then go to view fish at flower pond, hang out for 30 minutes or 1 hour to see the sight of brightly colorful fish swimming around and listen the brisk melody of chirpy birdsong.
Later visit Liuhe Pagoda which is located at the foot of Yuelun Hill facing the Qiantangjiang River. You will have an impressive expreience in taking in the ancient Chinese architecture. Rest of the day is free at leisure.
It takes 24 mins ( 8.8 km ) from West Lake to Liuhe Pagoda.
This is the end of your tour. Say goodbye to Hangzhou. Then you will be transferred to catch the flight to your destination. Wish you a happy journey home.
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is located in the east of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, 27 kilometres away from the city centre.
Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
The Luxurious Travel Bus from Shanghai to Suzhou, Suzhou to Hangzhou are listed in the itinerary.
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.
There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.
Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.
Cancellation prior 15-29 days – 15% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 7-15 days – 30% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 2-7 days – 50% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 1-in the process of the tour – No refund unless it is agreed by SRT.
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