What you'll do
What better way to explore one of the most historical town near Shanghai—still mostly survived China's modernization drive—than by having an indigenous inhabitant tell you stories about the history and evolution of the 2500-year-old quaint town. I am a local Shanghainese—born, and lived here all my life.We will be going to Suzhou by bullet Train(at the speed of 180 miles/hour!) -Known as "Venice of The East ", 60 miles from downtown Shanghai, Suzhou has managed to maintain most of its old buildings and population. Besides exploring the a beautiful 600-year-old Garden , we will also visit Suzhou Silk Museum, known as the origin of Chinese silk, silk has been woven in Suzhou since about 3000years ago! after refueling with a typical Suzhou lunch, we will take a Suzhou style Gondola trip down the charming canals. Finally, we will sip some tea from local tea farms while enjoying a beautiful tea ceremony , so you can immerse deeper into local life. Luggage storage during the tour can be arranged.10% discount for group of 5 or more,just ask for it! Last minute booking accepted: Booking open until 1hour before the start of the tour!
I was born and lived all my life in Shanghai, went through the bad times and good times of China's commercial hub,I am still finding new inspirations. Traveled to multiple countries and continents, I am always looking to meet new friends from all corners of the world. Wish to share my native city and help people discover the best-kept secrets that have made me love this city myself! Besides this tour, we also offer 3 other tours: -HANGZHOU: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/399291 -SHANGHAI Watertown Tour: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/200995 -Shanghai Day Tour: https://www.airbnb.cn/experiences/1062142 10% discount for group of 5 or more,just ask for it! Last minute booking accepted: Booking open until 1hour before the start of the tour!
Lunch at Local Restaurant. Taste local snacks
Bottled Water/Chinese Tea
Admission to Ancient Garden Included
Round Trip Bullet Train tickets, Pick up/drop off from(to) any location in Shanghai with Air conditioned Vehicle, private…
Gondola boat cruise
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Where you'll be
Here's peace of mind for you: I can offer pickup and dropoff from any location(hotel/residence/airport) in Shanghai , I'll bring you to the railway station,will take bullet train directly to Suzhou(a mere 25-minutes journey at speed of 160miles/hour), we will visit a 600-year garden( UNESCO Heritage Site), take a boat cruise in the meandering canals, and visit the the site of a old city gate/wall before coming back on bullet train.
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Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
-Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Don't forget to bring your smile, and a good dose of curiosity. 10% discount for group of 5 or more, just ask me to modify the rate ! -Vegan suitable -Last minute booking accepted: Booking open until 1hour before the start of the tour!
Discover Suzhou by Bullet Train