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The Humble Administrator Garden

8-Day East China Tour

Tour Facts

  • Tour Days: 8 days
  • Tour Code: CH-9
  • Tour Price: From US$1098/Person
  • Destination: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuxi

Detail Itinerary

This well-designed itinerary will not only take you to enjoy the bustling and vibrant metropolis, but also put you in the midst of the beautiful and tranquil cities nearby. You will be impressed at the beauty of West Lake in Hangzhou and drink in the elegant gardens in Suzhou. Moreover, Taihu Lake in Wuxi and the Mingxiaoling Museum in Nanjing are also included.

  • Upon your arrival, you will be met by our professional guide at the customs of Shanghai Airport and transferred to the selected hotel. If time permits, we will guide you to pay a visit to the Bund and Nanjing Road. Regarded as the symbol of Shanghai, the Bund attracts a large number of tourists. If you want to enjoy the night view of the metropolis, you should not miss the Bund at night. On the eastern bank of Huangpu River, the skyscrapers show the magnificence with colorful neon sign. On the west, the various western-style architectures are highlighted under the warm lights. Starting at the Bund in the east, 3.4-mile-long Nanjing Road is the most important shopping street around China, where you can see renowned brands and local specialties.

    Meals: No

  • In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel. The morning excursion will begin with Shanghai Museum. The museum, as one of the best museums in China, has a large-scale collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art. Afterwards, we will proceed to visit the Yuyuan Garden. The classical garden attracts lots of tourists with the exquisite corridors, rivers, rockeries and courtyards. In this garden, you should not miss the stone hill –Yu Ling Long (Jade Exquisite), known as the treasure of the garden and one of the three most famous peaks in Jiangnan district (the southern of China). Afterwards, we will drive you to an elegant local restaurant to enjoy an a la carte lunch. In the afternoon, our tour will be extended to the Bund area to take a cruise along the Huangpu River. For the rest of the day, you could stroll around the Bund and go to the old street for shopping. In the end, you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • A morning excursion will take you to the Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported from Burma. The temple with many Buddhists ancient paintings and Buddhist scriptures is a holy place for the Buddhists. After that, we will transfer you to the railway station to take a soft seat train to Huangzhou. Once you arrive, the local guide will pick you up and take you to the hotel for check-in. After a short rest at the hotel, we will visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda, which was initially built in 970 during the Northern Song Dynasty. Standing on the 13-storey octagon tower, we can appreciate the majestic of Qiantang River. To conclude today’s tour, we will transfer you back to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Your first destination today is Lingyin Temple (Temple of Soul's Retreat), one of the ten most famous Buddhist temples in China. You will be impressed at the elegant scenery and vivid Buddhist carvings of Feilai Peak. Walking out of the temple, we will come to the West Lake. Taking a boat is a popular way to enjoy splendid landscape and lots of historical relics. After walking for several minutes, we will get to the Red Carp Pond one of the most attractive spot around the West Lake. It is a perfect combination of water, meadows, willows and red carps. In the end, we will depart for the Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum. In this museum, you will not only can appreciate the treasures of Chinese medicine, but also admire its magnificent architectural complexities. To conclude, we will take you back to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In the morning, we will drive you to the railway station to take a soft seat train to Suzhou. Once you arrive, the local guide will pick you up and check in the hotel. The Suzhou trip will start with the Humble Administrator's Garden, the largest and most famous classical garden in Suzhou. Originally built in 1509 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the Humble Administrator's Garden is a unique tourist complex of beautiful pavilions, winding corridor and exquisite windows on the background of water feature. Our trip will be extended to the Garden of the Master of the Nets. The visual effect of the Master-of-Nets Garden has been praised all through the ages. All landscape objects show perfect corresponding relationships from size to location so as to make it look larger that its actual size. Walking in the garden, you will not only enjoy the elegant landscape, but also gain tranquility and harmony in mood.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast, we will transfer you to the Tiger Hill, which is the tomb site of the king of Wu State, during the Spring and Autumn Period. Dated from 2,500 years ago, the Tiger Hill is rich in historical relics such as the Tiger Hill Pagoda, the Sword Pond and the ancient inscriptions. After that, we will drive you to the railway station to take a soft seat train to Wuxi. You’re your arrival, you will be met by the local guide and then transferred to the selected hotel. After resting for a while, we will proceed to visit Taihu Lake which is the third largest freshwater lake in China. Our tour will be extended to Yuantouzhu Park and Li Garden. To conclude today’s tour, we will take you back to your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station to take a soft seat train to Nanjing. To begin with, we will pay a visit to Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum. Sun Yat-sen, along with Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek, was one of the most important figures in China from 1900 to 1976. It is a must-see tourist attraction with deep historical significance, magnificent architecture and beautiful scenery. Afterwards, we will proceed to visit the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, which is one of the biggest emperor mausoleums in China. With magnificent architecture and exquisite stone carving, the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum has great influence on the royal tomb buildings during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Then we will depart for the Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao), who was the philosopher and educator of ancient China. Confucius has been worshiped and consecrated by lots of people since the temple’s construction in the year of 1034. Stepping out of the temple, you will enjoy the beautiful Qinghai River flowing on the front of the Confucius Temple. In the end, you can go to bustling commercial streets for shopping.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel, and transfer you to the airport and help you board the flight back home.

    Meals: Breakfast

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Price includes

  • 7 nights' accomodation

  • All meals listed

  • Private English-speaking guide

  • Private vehicle during the trip

  • Entrance to all sites listed