Take the fast train from Shanghai to Suzhou and discover the historic water town’s beautiful gardens and waterways.

The full day tour includes the Lingering and Master of the Nets Gardens renowned for their aesthetic design. Cruise on the ancient Grand Canal dating from 2,500 years ago and visit a silk factory before overnighting in your choice of 4 or 5 star hotel. The next morning explore the lanes, gardens, waterways and the 49 stone bridges of Tongli Water Town. Many buildings date from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Return to Shanghai by train in the afternoon.

Destination China
City Shanghai

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.


ShanghaiAn exhilarating and fashionable metropolis that epitomizes the philosophy of East meets West. The classical art deco buildings on the Bund contrast with the contemporary architectural skyscrapers of Pudong towering above the city on the opposite banks of the Huangpu River. Modern Shanghai is home to large scale shopping malls, luxurious brands found on the Read more


ChinaA spine-tingling and glorious colossus of a country that charms all who travel there. We are constantly bowled over by China – its beauty, ancient history and powerful presence are all intoxicating, but what we feel is most fascinating is the unexpectedly fun and agile sense of humour of its people. China is the most Read more