To discover the city with over 2500 years’ history – Suzhou and the most famous Jiangnan Water Village, also called the Venice in the East – Zhouzhuang, in just one day.
You will experience two picturesque towns, each unique in its splendor they reveal. Su Zhou is one of the oldest towns in the Yangtze basin with its interconnected waterways and beautiful gardens, was once referred as "The Venice of the East." You will visit the Master of Nets Garden, Grand Canal and Silk Factory. After lunch travel to Zhou Zhuang, the most famous water village with a history of 900 years. The majority of the residences were built in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and nearly 100 classic courtyards and 60 carved-brick archways are still in use. Visit the old residences and take a boat ride before back to Shanghai after sightseeing.