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2015 Autumn Special: Shanghai • Hangzhou • Suzhou • Wuxi • Nanjing – $799/pp land only

November 17 - 25, 2015 — 9 Days

  • Tour Itinerary
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Inclusions

November 17, 2015 |Arrive Shanghai
Upon arrival in Shanghai – “the Oriental Paris”, you will be greeted and escorted to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure.

November 18, 2015 | Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Start your morning with a visit to the famous Shanghai Museum, China’s most up-to-date museum showcasing the country’s ancient glory. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Yu Garden, famous for its rock gardens, pavilions, halls and ponds, and Old Shanghai Bazaar, with shops filled with all manner of interesting curios. Continue your visit stopping in the Old Town and the modern Xintiandi.
Optional: Attend a spectacular acrobatic Show in the evening.

November 19, 2015 | Shanghai » Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, visit the Bund and bustling Nanjing Road for shopping. Then, transfer to Hangzhou and check in to your hotel.
Optional: Enjoy a short cruise along Huangpu River.

November 20, 2015 | Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, start exploring this charming 2,000-year-old city with a boat ride on the scenic West Lake. Then, visit Lingying Temple and Feilai Peak. Enjoy a tea ceremony, sipping Dragon-well-green-tea at the tea plantation. 
Optional: Enjoy a grand musical show, “Impression West Lake”, a unique metropolitan out-door performance on a natural stages setting, emphasizing Han folk stories, innovative and technical stage effects and the beauty of Hangzhou’s urban landscape.

November 21, 2015 |Hangzhou » Suzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
In the morning, take a scenic ride to Suzhou, a charming city of canals filled with gardens from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Many of which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. Take a boat along the charming Grand Canal; visit Garden of the Humble Administrator and Silk Research Institute. You will overnight in Suzhou tonight.

November 22, 2015 | Suzhou » Wuxi (Breakfast, Lunch)
Drive to Wuxi in the morning, there you will visit Turtle Head Isle, the most beautiful part of Taihu Lake. Then, visit the Li Garden, of which the history can be traced back to Spring and Autumn period, 2000 years ago. You will overnight in Wuxi tonight.

November 23, 2015 | Wuxi » Nanjing (Breakfast, Lunch)
Drive to Nanjing and visit Grand Yangtze River Bridge, which witnessed the development of China’s bridge history, followed by a tour at Confucius Temple shopping area. Check in to your hotel.
Optional: Enjoy cruise tour on Qinhuai River. 

November 24, 2015 | Nanjing » Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner)
This morning, visit Ming Tombs and Nanjing Museum. Drive back to Shanghai after lunch.
This evening, enjoy the city’s best Shanghai cuisine delicate China southern flavors at famous local restaurant.

November 25, 2015 | Depart Shanghai (Breakfast)
Farewell to Shanghai. Transfer to airport for your flight homeward.

  • Shanghai: Ocean Hotel
  • Hangzhou Best Western Hotel
  • Suzhou: Garden Hotel
  • Wuxi: Ramada Wuxi Hotel
  • Nanjing: Novotel Nanjing Central
  • Superior First Class Accommodations
  • Full American or buffet breakfast daily at hotels
  • Comprehensive sightseeing including admission charges where applicable
  • Culinary Specialties, fine meals at local Chinese restaurants
  • Experience English speaking tour guides
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