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Hangzhou West Lake

Hangzhou & Suzhou Splendid Tour - 3 Days

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Hangzhou - Suzhou
This tour best selects Suzhou and Hangzhou – both are the most beautiful cities in China. The picturesque West Lake in Hangzhou and delicate Chinese gardens in Suzhou will not fail to impress you.

Day 1 Hangzhou


In the morning, meet your guide at the hotel and start your tour in Hangzhou, which is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in China.

West Lake , Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor and the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, Six Harmonies Pagoda
The West Lake (UNESCO) is famous for its natural beauty and historic relics and it has has influenced numerous painters, poets, and garden designers throughout Chinese history. You will take a short cruise on the picturesque West Lake.
Explore the Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor and the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, both of which are famous scenic spots in Hangzhou.
The Six Harmonies Pagoda is a masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture. You can get a panoramic view of the Qiantang River on the very top.

Day 2 Hangzhou - Suzhou (by bullet train)

train station transfer in Hangzhou, train station-hotel transfer in Suzhou
breakfast, lunch
Lingyin Temple, Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum, Qinghefang Historical Street , Dragon Well Tea Plantation
The Lingyin Temple is the biggest Buddhist Temple in southern China, which also features a large number of grottos and rock carvings.
The Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum will amaze you at the profound history and culture of Chinese medicine.
The Qinghefang Historical Street has been the most flourished street in the city since the ancient time. Hangzhou’s century-old shops are all located in this area.
The Dragon Well Tea Plantation is one of the origin places of Dragon Well Tea, also called Longjing Tea. The first picked tea leaves of the new harvest were once reserved solely for the Emperor and transported to him via the Grand Canal in ancient China.

Day 3 Suzhou

railway station transfer in Suzhou
breakfast, lunch
Lingering Garden, The Surging Wave Pavilion, Master of Nets Garden, Pingjiang Road
The Lingering Garden is known as one of the “Four Famous Classic Gardens” in China, and was listed as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1997. The garden was built in the year of 1593. As a classic example of the refined art of gardening in ancient China, it highlights the delicate courtyard, magnificent halls, the green mountain, clear water and luxuriant trees.
The Surging Wave Pavilion was built in 1045 AD. Being the oldest extant garden in Suzhou, it has retained its original feature of "luxuriant plants, tall mountain, and expansive waters". Its natural scenery and simple design have earned the fame of "a mountain forest in urban surroundings".
The Master of Nets Garden (built in 1174 A.D.) is an outstanding example of the small gardens in Suzhou. The garden covers only 0.6 hectare, small in size but very elegant. It keeps the traditional appearances of the time-tested and well-known residence in Suzhou, and it features the landscape garden in combination with the living quarters. The garden was inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1997.
Pingjiang Road, a ancient street along the Grand Canal, is filled with snack shops, tea houses, ping-tan museums, and boutique shops.

Service ends.

Tour Includes :

- Professional English-speaking tour guide

- Air-conditioned coach

- Land transfers between airport or railway station and hotel

- Entrance tickets as listed in the above itinerary

- Lunches and dinners as listed

- Hotel accommodations with breakfast

- Domestic train tickets as listed

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- International flights & airport tax

- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax fee, phone bills, optional activities

- Gratuities for guides and drivers

- China Entry Visa, travel insurance

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