Shanghai to Suzhou, Tongli: Private Tour, Lunch, Hotel Pickup

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tongli

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In this all inclusive private day trip, you will explore Suzhou thoroughly in one day by visiting both representative attractions in ancient town and a charming water village in its outskirt. The itinerary comprises Tiger Hill and Leaning Pagoda, Lingering Garden and Tongli Water Village.
At 8:00am, your friendly tour guide picks you up at your hotel lobby. Take your per-arranged private vehicle to Tiger Hill in Suzhou, the most significant tourist attraction, where the founding monarch of Wu Kingdom used to spend his summer vacation and got buried after death. Tiger Hill is a miraculous mound possessing beautiful scenery, romanticized tales and amazing leaning Cloud Rock Temple Pagoda that have riveted countless people including celebrities long since ancient time.Next, you will visit the Lingering Garden, one of the four most famous classical gardens of China. After the garden, you should be bound for Tongli Water Village, about 45 min drive away. Tongli is the least commercialized water village with still many grass root elements preserved for visitors to recollect the memories of bygone simple and honest life. Tongli is also very beautiful with clusters of archaic residences, old bridges, meandering waterways, gondola boats and intricate handcrafts and rustic food.Lunch will be in a reputed local restaurant either in Suzhou or in Tongli depending on your need and actual timing.After your entire day trip is finished, you will be transferred back to Shanghai city.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel or residence pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Gondola boat ride in Tongli (your own expense)


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included