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One Day Tongli Water Town Tour From Hangzhou By High-speed Train

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Tongli Water Town is located on the southern outskirts of Suzhou and about one and half hours drive from Hangzhou or 1 hour by train. Tongli is famous all over the world as a water town to the south of the Yangtze River. Its rivers, streets, bridges, civil residences, and gardens are integrated perfectly as one, earning it the name of "the Oriental Venice". Explore one of China`s most cherished water towns on this exciting day tour from Hangzhou, a private tour for your family or your friends exclusively.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):
Tongli Water Town

Pick-up point:
Hangzhou train station, your hotel in Hangzhou

Finishing point:
Hangzhou train station, your hotel in Hangzhou

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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Hangzhou
  • Today's Activities: Tuisi Garden (Retreat and Reflection Garden),Residential House, The Ancient bridge
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: No Meal

Pick up from your Hangzhou hotel or the Hangzhou Train Station, you will find a welcome sign "Hanghou Private Tour" . Then, drive from Hangzhou to Tongli Water Town, it costs about half an hour.

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Our Pick Up Sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"

Entering Tongli, first attraction you will visit is the Tuisi Garden (Retreat and Reflection Garden), founded in 1885, completed in 1887, designed by the retired official Ren Lansheng. It is a typical Qing dynasty style garden, has unique layout, pavilion, terrace, tower, porch, bridge, hall and house centered by pond as if these architectures are floating on it. Chinese landscaper Chen Congzhou regards Tuisi Garden as “Waterside Garden”.

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Then, you will visit some of the Residential House, Tongli Known as the “museum of ancient architectures” as there are many homes and temples dating from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Designed along the riverside and embellished with carved windows, porcelain furniture, figured clay bricks, flying eaves, dapper gardens and tiny stairs leading all the way down to the water, these complexes named Tongli Water Town could be a shining pearl among the water townships south of Yangtze.

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Have a simple lunch at the local restaurant. (On your own expense)

After lunch, the guide will introduce you to one of the characteristics of Tongli: The Ancient bridge. There are twelve of the most famous bridges in Tongli, most of which were built in 1506 A.D. Every bridge has a story. Follow our professional guide to explore the secrets behind it.

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Free on your own for a while and you will be transferred back to your Hangzhou hotel or train station. Our service ends.

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1-on-1 Travel Consultant
Our travel consultants have been working in local tourism for years, they are professional, experienced and responsible sharing our wealth of knowledge to plan your trip. They will formulate customized tour plan based on your travel interests, time, and budget as well as providing professional suggestions. Beside, they will keep in contact with you during your entire tour in China, continually checking if everything is going well as planned. 

Excellent Local Guides
All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture but also prepared to talk frankly about whatever topic interests you. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town. They’ll show you more about the history, culture, customs and authentic local life. 

Private Car and Driver
We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are air-conditioned, non-smoking, clean and well-maintained.(Not over 4 years). Our drivers are are local, polite, friendly and helpful with over 10-year drive experience. All kinds of vehicle are offered, and yours depends on the size of your group. Usually, we offer sedan cars, SUVs, business vans (MPV) and different types of buses, all with extra space for your luggage.

Meals & Dining
If the meals are included in the itinerary. We will take you to the best local restaurants and help you order dishes according to your preference on spot to guarantee that the food is freash not pre-cooked. Some meals excluded in your itinerary as you like, your private guide will be still delighted to give you some suggestions and take you to the local featured restaurants every week based on the online reviews of customers. We have a large selection of different restaurants which cater to the specifications of our customers, and are available to provide various options, such as vegetarian, Muslim, Chinese, Western, Jewish, and Indian restaurants. 

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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