Day 1 Shanghai
Day 2 Shanghai
A full day tour begins with the Jade Buddha Temple that is famous for two precious jade Buddhist statues.
Your next stop is the Bund, a perfect introduction to Shanghai's glorious past. Stunning structures sit side-by-side with dazzling skyscrapers and super structures.
You simply can't miss the Dim Sum for special lunch in Lyubolang Restaurant. Try a wide variety of mouth-watering Shanghai snacks.
Go all the way to the lookout deck for a bird's eye view on the Shanghai World Financial Center, the tallest structure in the Chinese mainland and the third highest sky-scraper in the world consisting of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks and ground-floor shopping malls.
Then get a good view of Chinese folk art in Tianzifang Artist Area. Golden glows of the old shikumen-style buildings shine with all the galleries, bars, restaurants and lounges inside.
We'll call it a day after the exhilarating ERA Acrobatic Show tonight.
Day 3 Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai (by automobile)
In the morning, take a car ride to Suzhou, which is known as the "Venice of the East". Suzhou is a 2,500-year-old city renowned the world over for its traditional gardens, ancient canals and silk production. In 1997 Suzhou's classic garden was designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Upon arrival, you will visit the Humble Administrator's Garden (UNESCO), the largest of all classical gardens in Suzhou, stunningly designed, beautifully laid out and maintained with loads of greens, with the breeze and delicate architecture.
Then head to the Master of Nets Garden (UNESCO), the smallest and most delicate of all the beautiful gardens in Suzhou.
Enjoy your special lunch in the time-honored Songhelou Restaurant. It provides the most authentic Suzhou Cuisine, such as the famous Sour and Sweet Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish.
Continue to take a small boat trip along the Grand Canal and get close to the world's oldest and longest canal.
Later, drive back to Shanghai.
-- Experienced English-speaking tour guide
-- Land transfers with Buick MPV between airport and hotel
-- Deluxe room-sets in 5-star hotels downtown with breakfast
-- Entrance tickets as listed
-- Western cuisine plus special local delicacies as listed
-- Any flight and airport tax
-- Personal expenses
-- Tips to guide, driver and porters
-- China Visa
-- Travel insurance