Continue to visit the Hanshan Temple, a Buddhist temple and monastery in Suzhou. The temple houses tall and spacious halls, which are neatly laid out. Pine trees, winding corridors and paths add more elegance to the ancient temple. The ringing of the bell at Hanshan Temple on Chinese New Year eve is a major pilgrimage and tourist event for visitors from many countries.
Have a typical Chinese lunch. Then continue the tour.
Enjoy an interesting stroll in the Master Nets of Garden. The stone arch bridges, the old-aged buildings and streets along the rivers are pretty much the same as they were in the past. You will have a chance to taste the overwhelming charm of the South China gardens.
Sightsee at the Panmen Gate, Suzhou's most famous scenic sight. The constructions of the Panmen Gate tell us that more than one thousand years ago the defense constructions of China had already reached a high level. With the unique architecture, Panmen Gate has become a famous historical landmark in Suzhou.constituted the supreme example of lakeside beauty in China.
Explore the landmark of Suzhou - the Grand Canal,as a major transportation hinge in past dynasties, the Grand Canal interconnected the Yangtze, Yellow, Huaihe, Haihe, and Qiantang Rivers and flowed through Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang with Hangzhou at its southernmost end. * Then visit the Ancient City Walls.
After the trip is over, drive back to your hotel.
Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person (guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person (guest) per day.
1 Hotel pick-up and drop-off service in Suzhou.
2 One lunch listed in the itinerary.
3 Local English-speaking tour guide, private coach and driver service for pick-up, drop-off and sightseeing program listed in the itinerary.
4 The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
5 Service charge and government Taxes.
1 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
2 Tips for local tour guide and driver.
3 Meals (B & D).
4 Cruise ticket (such as the Grand Canal), cable car and sightseeing bus are not included unless explained specially.
5 Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment