China Southern Ancient Towns Tour
9-Day, Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang, Private Tour (CT-GT-02)
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
Shanghai Arrival (Flight not Included)
Destinations & activities: Airport - hotel transfer
Upon arrival at Shanghai airport, your Shanghai tour guide will pick you up and take you to hotel for check-in.
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Destinations & activities: The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, the Former French Concession, Tianzifang and Xintiandi
Today you will see Shanghai in different faces: firstly, a city full of colonial tinge as you walk along The Bund. Later, a thriving big city as you get a bird's view at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and visit Shanghai History Museum. Have lunch in a gracefully-set restaurant.
Shanghai can also be as elegant as a Suzhou-style garden, this afternoon, you will visit Yuyuan Garden. Later, walk on the Former French Concession and get to the shopping paradise at Tianzifang and Xintiandi. Today you will also stop by a silk store.
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Home's Restaurant
Shanghai to Suzhou(By High Speed Train No.G116)
Destinations & activities: Transfer, Linger Garden, Humble Administrators Garden, rickshaw ride in the city, Panmen Gate and Suzhou Embrodidery Institution
Suzhou is a dream-like destination, preserving ancient gracefulness in a time-less way: Suzhou-style garden. This morning, you will take a high speed train to Suzhou.
A rickshaw will weave your way through the beautiful city of Suzhou, along the way you will see narrow alleys and bustling local markets. Later, get into the famous masterpiece of Suzhou-style gardens: Humble Administrators Garden. Have lunch in a traditional Chinese restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Shuixianglou Restaurant
Suzhou to Tongli and Back
Destinations & activities: Land transfer, Pearl Tower, Jiayin Hall and Tuisi Garden and boat trip in Tongli Water Town
Today, we will drive 40 minutes to the beautiful Tongli Ancient Town, which is more like a docile and lovely lady.
Visit stop is the Pearl Tower. Later, take short break at Jiayin Hall.Visit the classic Suzhou-style garden in Tongli: Tuisi Garden and take a boat trip along the canel. At the end of today, you will be back to Suzhou.
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Tongli Nanyuan Tea House
Suzhou to Shanghai, Shanghai to Zhangjiajie (Flight No.FM 9343)
Destinations & activities: Land transfer and hotel - airport transfer
This morning, you will enjoy some free time in Suzhou.
In the afternoon, your Suzhou tour guide will take you to Shanghai Pudong International Airport for the onward flight to Zhangjiajie, a scenic destination in Hunan Province.
Destinations & activities: Wulingyuan Scenic Area and Yellow Stone Village
At the northwestern corner of Hunan Province, you can find a real paradise created by countless limestones, rolling forest and dream-like clouds. That is Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Also, you will take a cable car to visit the Yellow Stone Village.
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
Destinations & activities: Tianzi Mountain and Bailong sightseeing elevator
Can you believe it? We haven't covered even half of the whole Zhangjiajie by now! Today you will take a cable car ride at Tianzi Mountain. Later, get on the 326-m-high sightseeing elevator to get a bird's view.
Return to your hotel and relax.
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Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang
Destinations & activities: Land transfer and Fenghuang Ancient Town
Until the famous writer Shen Congwen's great work "Border Town", Fenghuang Ancient Town, or Phoenix Town, used to live a self-sufficient, self-contained and peaceful humble town. Tourism poured in and things change yet the hard spirit is still much alive. Today you will visit this ancient town and stay overnight here.
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Longyuan Restaurant
Fenghuang to Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie Departure (Flight not Included)
Destinations & activities: Land transfer
Today you will be taken to Zhangjiajie City for departure flight.
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