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Suzhou and Hangzhou Bike Tour

7-Day Suzhou & Hangzhou Cycling Tour and shanghai Tour

In this best tour package you will take the fast and comfortable bullet train from Shanghai to experience the classical beauty of Suzhou and Hangzhou.This top China tour offers cycling to experience the lives of local people.
Tour Code:CH-08
Destination:Suzhou & Hangzhou,Shanghai
Tour Days:7 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
Reasons for choosing this top China travel:
  • Cycling to experience the lives of local people at the Hangzhou travel.
  • Take this holiday in China you will enjoy the modern shanghai and the classical beauty in Suzhou Hangzhou.

Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai,Flight not included Airport Transfer (Shanghai) /
Day 2 Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Pujiang Cruise(from South bund to Yangpu Bridge), Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Museum((Audio Guide included)), The Bund, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop B,L
Day 3 Shanghai to Suzhou, Train No. G7050 (Shanghai Railway Station - Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 09:31 - Arr 10:07 Hotel to Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Lingering Garden, Panmen Gate B,L
Day 4 Suzhou to Hangzhou, Train No. G37 (Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 19:10 - Arr 20:36 The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat), Humble Administrators Garden, The Garden of the Master of Nets, Suzhou Museum, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station Transfer (Hangzhou) B,L
Day 5 Hangzhou Leisure Bicycle around the West Lake, Qinghefang Pedestrian Street, The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), ChenghuangGe Pavilion, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop B,L
Day 6 Hangzhou to Shanghai, Train No. G7322 (Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 17:00 - Arr 17:49 Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai) B,L
Day 7 Depart Shanghai, Flight not included Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai) B

Itinerary of this tour package

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Urumqi, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Urumqi)
Meals:Breakfast
Hotels: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Economy)The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe) Radisson Shanghai New World Hotel (Superior)

Day 2
top China travel:Oriental Pearl TV Tower Oriental Pearl TV Tower
top China travel:The Bund The Bund
top China travel:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden

Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities:Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Pujiang Cruise(from South bund to Yangpu Bridge), Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Museum((Audio Guide included)), The Bund, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop.
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Yuyuan Garden :a typical classical Chinese garden. The finely structured pavilions, winding cloisters, decorated walls and crystal pond together make the garden a charming and tranquil land in the bustling city.
- Yuyuan Market :Shanghai Yuyuan Market, also called Yuyuan Bazaar, is a bazaar of stores that combines the Old Street (Chenghuangmiao). The place gets some 200,000 visitors daily, people just come here to buy, sell and eat - it is all entertaining enough.
- Pujiang Cruise(from South bund to Yangpu Bridge) :Along both banks of the river, scatter many landmark buildings, which reveals the past, present and future of the city. In addition, two suspension bridges, Yangpu Bridge and Nanpu Bridge, look like two dragons crouching across the river. With the Oriental Pearl TV Tower encompassed under their arches, the three form a picture of 'Two Dragons Playing a Ball'. All these make the Huangpu River Cruise an excellent way to explore the city's history, culture and charming landscape.
- Oriental Pearl TV Tower :Completed in 1995 to a highly innovative design, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower has become a symbol of excellence in architecture and is a favourite sight for tourists in Shanghai. At 468 meters, it is the third tallest TV and radio tower in the World.
- Shanghai Museum: Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. With bronze ware, ceramics, and painting and calligraphy as its distinctive collections, the museum boasts 120,000 pieces of rare and precious cultural relics in 21 categories.
- The Bund : The Bund has been a symbol of Shanghai since a hundred years. It begins with the Waibaidu Bridge at the estuary of Suzhou Creek in the north and ends at Jinling Road in the south, with a total length of 1,500m.
- Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop: See how silk is produced from the cocoons of silk worms, and turned into the beautiful fabric we all know and love. Silk filled duvets are excellent value, and the showroom offers everything from small souvenirs to larger items.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Shanghai to Suzhou, Train No. G7050 (Shanghai Railway Station - Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 09:31 - Arr 10:07
Today's Activities: Hotel to Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Lingering Garden, Panmen Gate
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Garden Hotel (Economy)Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou (Deluxe) Pan Pacific Suzhou (Superior)

- Lingering Garden:is one of the four most famous classical gardens in China. Constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it is famous for the way it artistically dealt with space, and seamlessly combined various pavilions into the picturesque landscape.
- Panmen Gate :Panmen Gate is the oldest city gate of Suzhou and the only existing water and land gate in China. The gate is located on the south-west corner of the Main Canal Suzhou. Originally built during the Warring States Period in the state of Wu, historians estimate it to be around 2,500 years old.

Day 4
top China travel: Garden of Master of Nets Garden of Master of Nets

Place & Transport:Suzhou to Hangzhou, Train No. G37 (Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 19:10 - Arr 20:36
Today's Activities:The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat), Humble Administrators Garden, The Garden of the Master of Nets, Suzhou Museum, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station Transfer (Hangzhou)
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels:Enjoyor Hotel Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (Deluxe) Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou (Superior)

- Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat):The Grand Canal in SuzhouThe Grand Canal is the world's longest man-made waterway, being 1,800km long. Today there's program offering cruise of the Grand Canal. The area was nicely designed and had a nice atmosphere. The boat was fairly small and only held about fifteen people. The boat cruised down the canal at a leisurely pace and passed many ancient houses built along the banks. It was really nice.
- Humble Administrators Garden:Humble Administrator Garden (Zhuozheng yuan) is the best representation of Chinese classical gardens of the Ming Dynasty.
- The Garden of the Master of Nets :The outstanding feature of this small but elegant garden is that it combines living quarters with the landscape garden. The physical center is a pond surrounded by roofed walkwaves and pavilions, and decorated with trees, flowers and rockery.
- Suzhou Museum : It was designed by Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, better known as I.M. Pei. The museum's main exhibits are bronzes and jades excavated around Suzhou 2,500 years ago. It also display works by Suzhou's best painters from the Ming Dynasty.

Day 5
top China travel:West Lake West Lake

Place & Transport:Hangzhou
Today's Activities:Leisure Bicycle around the West Lake, Qinghefang Pedestrian Street, The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), ChenghuangGe Pavilion, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
b>Hotels:Enjoyor Hotel Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (Deluxe) Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou (Superior)

- Leisure Bicycle around the West Lake: It is romantic and easy to tour around the West Lake by bicycle. You can feel the picturesque scenery of the West Lake, breathe the fragrant air of the nature and exercise your body as well.
- Qinghefang Pedestrian Street: Qinghefang Pedestrian Street illustrates the long history of Hangzhou in a nutshell. The 460m long, slab-stone street is filled with well preserved ancient two story buildings with traditional red lantern decoration the fronts. Traditional businesses like Chinese Medicine Pharmacies and tea houses operate in the same way as they have done for centuries and museums of many kinds – coin, china and antiques illustrate life in times past. It's a wonderful place for a stroll.
- The West Lake(including the Island on the lake):The West Lake is a like a shining pearl inlaid on the vast land of China, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. Legend has it that the West Lake was a heavenly jewel fallen to earth. Pragmatists insist that it is a mere lagoon on Hangzhou's western fringe. In any case, West Lake has inspired painters for centuries.
- ChenghuangGe Pavilion : It stands on the peak of Wu mountain. Qianlong,a Qing Dynasty emperor was there to enjoy scenery and it can compare with Huanghe Pavilion, Yueyang Pavilion and Tengwangge pavilion. The fours are granted as Four Pavilions in Jiangnan.
- Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop:Meijiawu in Hangzhou is a village community and a tea culture leisure area with the most features of tea village. Besides, it is also an ideal place to drink Longjing Green Tea and have rural meals. Meijiawu Tea Cultural Village tucked inside the greenery of the mountains and waters. Tea houses join each other at "snaking tranquil creek”, while the fragrance of tea is in the air.

Day 6
top China travel:Lingyin Temple Lingyin Temple
top China travel:Folded Brocade Hill Folded Brocade Hill

Place & Transport:Hangzhou to Shanghai, Train No. G7322 (Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 17:00 - Arr 17:49
Today's Activities:Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Economy)The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe) Radisson Shanghai New World Hotel (Superior)

- Lingyin Temple :Lingyin Temple is one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China. The Hall of Mahavira (great hero) inside the temple is 33.6 meters in height, and the statue of Sakyamuni (563? - 483 BC) in the Hall, was carved out of 24 pieces of camphor wood. In front of the Hall are two pagodas of rock which were built in 960 AD of the Song Dynasty.
- Six Harmonies Pagoda :The Six Harmonies Pagoda, under protection as a key national cultural relic today,was constructed first in 970 during the Northern Song Dynasty to suppress the tidewaters. Today the brick-and-wood structure of the Six Harmonies Pagoda remains largely intact.

Day 7

Place & Transport:Depart Shanghai, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $2252 $17569 $1623 -
2-5 persons $1274 $1019 $943 $596/$309/$226
6-9 persons $994 $679 $1109 $596/$309/$226
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $2566 $1886 $1648 -
2-5 persons $1427 $1087 $960 $777$380$235
6-9 persons $1839 $1389 $1229 $777$380$235

Booking Notes:
1.Price is for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this best tour packages

Price Inclusions:

  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotel fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers Between airports and hotels
  • Arrangements

Price Exclusions:

  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Remark:
    Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the weather and climate in each city.
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