|Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, the Bund
Be picked by private vehicle and English speaking tour guide from your hotel at 8:30.
Visit Yu Garden. Located in the southern part of Shanghai, Yu Garden is a well-restored Suzhou-style garden. It is one of the best gardens in southern China. With pavilions, halls, chambers, towers, ponds and rockeries, it presents more than 40 scenic spots. No wonder people say "Those who have come to Shanghai missing Yu Garden and the City God Temple Bazaar can not claim that they have been to the city."
Then we will visit Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882, Jade Buddha Temple has 2 jade statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha, one seated and one reclining. The seated Buddha is 1.9 meters tall and was carved out of a single piece of white jade, wearing a robe inlaid with precious jewels. The temple also houses a number of ancient sculptures, rare paintings and Buddhist scriptures.
Move on to visit Shanghai Museum. Shanghai Museum, known as the Museum of Ancient Chinese Art, was established in 1952. You will find more than 120,000 precious and rare works of art in 21 categories. In addition to the 11 galleries, the museum includes three exhibition halls, a tearoom, a restaurant, shops, a high-definition graphics hall, a library and a VIP garden.
Proceed to visit Nanjing Road. Nanjing Road is one of the most famous and bustling business streets in the world. It is also called Chinese First Business Street. It is the window for Shanghai to open to the world and also shopping paradise for people at home and abroad.
Then visit the Bund. The Bund, also called Zhongshan Road, is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. The most famous and attractive sights are the 52 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance, which are also located at the west side of the Bund. The Bund was the centre of Shanghai's politics, economy and culture hundreds of years ago, consulates of most countries. Many banks, businesses and newspaper offices were settled there, and that's why we have these art-like buildings.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
|One Day Zhouzhuang Tour From Shanghai
Pick up from your hotel at 08:30.
Drive one hour to Zhouzhuang -the No. 1 water village of China. Zhouzhuang lies at the middle between Shanghai and Suzhou, So it is thought by many to be the best waterside town in China.
Visit Ancient Town. This ancient town has a history of more than 900 years old with many houses built in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. There are about 100 houses with courtyards, and 60 of them have arch gateways made by carved bricks.
Then we will visit waterways -by which the ancient waterway town gain the name:VENICE EAST.
Proceed to visit Old Traditional-style residences.
Be transferred back to your hotel in Shanghai after the tour.
|One Day Suzhou Tour from Shanghai
Pick up from your hotel at 08:30.
Drive 1.5 hours to Suzhou -A major tourist city in south China, features classic gardens and elegant natural scenery, was praised as a "paradise on earth"
Visit Humble Administrator's Garden. Located in the northeastern part of Suzhou city, Humble Administrator's Garden the largest private garden in Suzhou. First laid out in 1509 AD, the garden's scenery is focused on a central pond with various buildings of pavilions, terraces, chambers and towers located by the water or on hillocks in a natural, unsophisticated and appropriate composition.
Then we will drive to visit visit lingering Garden. Lingering Garden is the best garden in Suzhou as well as being one of the four most famous gardens in China.
Proceed to visit the Garden of the Master of the Nets. Garden of the Master of the Nets is the smallest garden in Suzhou, covering a space of only 5000 sq meters. The small space is its greatest charm as it encompasses all the elements of a classic Chinese garden within close boundaries.
Visit Grand Canal. The Grand Canal, 1,764 km (about 1200 miles) in length, is the longest man-made waterway as well as being the greatest in ancient China, far surpassing the next two grand canals of the world: the Suez and Panama Canals. Running from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province in the south to Beijing in the north of China, Grand Canal connects different river systems in China.
Stop at Silk Factory (where you may interested in building a quilt) before we drive back to your hotel in Shanghai after the while day tour.
|One Day Hangzhou Tour from Shanghai
Be picked up from hotel at 08:00 am.
Drive 2.5 to 3 hours to Hangzhou.
Visit Ling Yin Temple. Lingyin Temple is one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist temples in China. The temple is housing various Buddhist literature and treasures.
Then we will take a cruise on West Lake. West Lake lies on the west side of Hangzhou city, being famous for the beauty. There was an old saying "There is heave above, and Hangzhou and Suzhou below."
move on to visit Six Harmonies Pagoda. Six Harmonies Pagoda is a perfect symbol of brick-and-wood structure built in 970 AD in the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). It erects to the south of the West Lake. It is a masterpiece of ancient Chinese architecture and the Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum-the State-level professional one in China.
Then visit Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum -the only State-level professional one in China.
Be transferred back to Shanghai after the tour.