Suzhou is a city famous for its abundant classical gardens, for China’s four most famous gardens, two of them are in Suzhou. This is a customized private day trip covering Suzhou fantastic gardens, you will visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, Master of Nets Garden and Lingering Garden, enjoy private travel experience with a professional tour guide’s commentary, and learn the splendid history and culture of this city.
With private pick-up service from Suzhou downtown hotel or Suzhou Railway Station (No.27, Suzhan Road, Pingjiang District) at 09:00 am, local professional tour guide will bring you explore Suzhou gardens. You will firstly come to the largest garden in Suzhou – the Humble Administrator's Garden, initially a private garden built in 1509 during the Ming Dynasty. Water feature is the main background, its natural landscape includes small forests, hills and rock formations. Then visit the best example of small and medium-sized gardens - Master of Nets Garden. This one is the smallest of the Suzhou residential gardens, yet it is the most impressive because of its use of space which creates the illusion of an area that is much greater than its actual size. After enjoying lunch in a well-selected restaurant, you will visit the Suzhou Silk Museum to learn the city's prosperity of silk in the past, since Suzhou is not only famous for elegant gardens, but also the silk capital of China. Later move on to visit the Lingering Garden, one of the four most famous gardens in China. Listed as a world heritage by UESCO in 1997, it is famous for the exquisite beauty of magnificent halls and various buildings. Here you could find the most delicate layout and strange rock as much as possible.Afterwards, your guide will drop you off at Suzhou downtown hotel or Suzhou Railway Station to conclude the sightseeing.