Suzhou Prviate Tour: Garden of Cultivation, Shantang Street,Embroidery, Rickshaw

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This is the only 1-day historic and cultural tour where you will experience the 2500-year-old Suzhou city. You have the opportunity to go by time-car back to the old days to feel the life style by visiting the beautiful garden which actually was the living house of the local riches back in that time. The Suzhou silk embroidery is something impressive for the people to learn to know the local art.

1.Enjoy a Rickshaw tour...
This is the only 1-day historic and cultural tour where you will experience the 2500-year-old Suzhou city. You have the opportunity to go by time-car back to the old days to feel the life style by visiting the beautiful garden which actually was the living house of the local riches back in that time. The Suzhou silk embroidery is something impressive for the people to learn to know the local art.

1.Enjoy a Rickshaw tour around the old town of Suzhou, along the old streets and rivers to see the local customs
2.Learn about local insights, history, and geography from your guide
3.See the city’s most famous attractions
4. Enjoy free time to explore Pingjiang Road and Shantang street on your own
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Stop At: Yipu Garden, Wenya Lane, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China

Your tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel or Suzhou Railway Station at 09:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Yipu Garden and start the one-day Suzhou Tour.
Yipu Garden (The Garden of Cultivation) is small in scale but very distinctive.It was built in the Ming Dynasty and originally known as ‘The Hall of Delights’. It was later known as ‘Jingting Mountain Cottage’ before getting its present name during the early Qing period. The garden occupies an area of 0.33 hectares, more than half of which contains residential buildings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute, No.272 Jingde Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215003 China

Then, we will visit Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute which carries on the ancient tradition of fine Suzhou embroidery, and exhibits an extensive...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Yipu Garden, Wenya Lane, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China

Your tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel or Suzhou Railway Station at 09:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Yipu Garden and start the one-day Suzhou Tour.
Yipu Garden (The Garden of Cultivation) is small in scale but very distinctive.It was built in the Ming Dynasty and originally known as ‘The Hall of Delights’. It was later known as ‘Jingting Mountain Cottage’ before getting its present name during the early Qing period. The garden occupies an area of 0.33 hectares, more than half of which contains residential buildings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute, No.272 Jingde Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215003 China

Then, we will visit Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute which carries on the ancient tradition of fine Suzhou embroidery, and exhibits an extensive collection of embroidery created according to traditional techniques. It has also developed the art of double-sided embroidery to a very high level. Artworks made in the research institute have been given by the National Ministry of Foreign Affairs to nearly a hundred foreign heads of state as gifts, to be regarded as a priceless symbol of international friendship.



Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

After lunch we will take a rickshaw tour go through the old city district, along the old streets and rivers to see the local customs, including the Pingjiang Road.
With the length of 1,606 meters, Pingjiang Road is a stone route with a river flowing across it. Here, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, and the old walking leisurely, which presents the traditional Suzhou local life. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of Suzhou ancient city.



Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China

In the end move to Shantang Street which is considered to be the No.1 street in Suzhou and it was copied by the Summer Palace in Qing Dynasty and this famous street is a must-see scenic spot for tourists. End of the trip and back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Lunch - Local food
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Entry/Admission - Pingjiang Road
  • Rickshaw fee
  • Entry/Admission - Yipu Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up from hotels centrally located in Suzhou.

9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian and Local Speciality options are available, please advise at time of booking.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.