Special Inclusive Tour : Loquat-picking and dim-sum lesson

Day Trips & Excursions in Suzhou

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Dongshan Mountain is a peninsula that stretches to the east of Tai Lake and located about 40 kilometers away from downtown of Suzhou.It is rich in more than 50 kinds of native products, among which the most famous is “Biluochun Tea”,and “White Sands”loquat which is very popular and has enjoyed a good reputation for a long time. It is mellow and very sweet, and its flesh is thick,juicy and crystal-clear. 
In the morning, meet your private tour guide in the lobby of your hotel or subway station in Suzhou.Then go to Dongshan Mountain,which is located in Suzhou, a township about 40 kilometers southwest coast of Tai Lake, and is a famous millennium historical and cultural ancient town in Jiangsu China. She is one of the top 13 State-level key scenic Taihu Lake Scenic Spots. It is also famous for its Beautiful scenery, History and amazing green tea and fruits.First,we will visit the tranquil garden-Qi Garden,which was built just by the lake in 1933 so it is quite different from those traditional Suzhou gardens that we are very familiar with and more beautiful views of the Tai Lake will be exposed to us because of the excellent location.After paying a visit to the Qi Garden,we are scheduled to go for a boat ride in the Tai Lake nearby and explore the large and well-know freshwater lake for relaxations and more beautiful views of the Tai Lake.Next go to the locla family to make Suzhou dim-sum by yourself and have a special lunch.Taste Dongshan Mountain specialties.Then hiking around the loquat mountain,picking and tasting "White Sands" loquat.The long cultivation history of Dongshan Mountain and the unique Tai Lake microclimate environment provides the best conditions for the growth of loquat. Here, loquat trees are planted in autumn, blossom in winter , and fruits grow in spring and we get ripe fruits in early summer.After a severe winter and the spring breeze, Dongshan loquat best known as White Sands gradually turns from green to yellow under the circumstance of rain and sunshine, and will be available at the end of May.Crystal-clear loquat on the mountains are full of branches and are bursting with sweet fragrance. It is the best timing to get in closer touch with the nature , breathe fresh air and put your stress from work aside to relax yourselves completely and enjoy this special activity meanwhile.Enjoy some free time before go back to the meeting point.Please specify your pick-up location while booking.

What’s included

  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off (Transportation)
  • A professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Loquat picking and tasting
  • A dim-sum lesson and lunch
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Qi Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Huzhou Tai Lake

What’s not included

  • Gratuities