Poetic Jiangnan Region Extension 6 Days
Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai
- Take a boat ride on tranquil West Lake in Hangzhou
- Sample world-famous longjing tea at the Dragon Well Tea Plantation
- Stroll in one of the finest Chinese gardens in Suzhou
- Walk along the famous Bund, a mile-long stretch along the Huangpu River, lined with colonial architecture of European design, and gaze across the river at the glittering face of modern China
Discover the exquisite cities of Wuxi, Suzhou, and Hangzhou – cities 'on par with heaven' for their natural beauty, according to a Chinese saying. Finally, immerse yourself in dynamic, cosmopolitan Shanghai.
Wuxi boasts a reputation of being the ‘Land of Fish and Rice’. Enjoy the scenery as we pass by Lake Tai, the third-largest freshwater lake in China.
Suzhou has been referred to as ‘Paradise on Earth’ by Chinese poets and writers since ancient times. As a large area of the city is covered by water, including a vast number of ponds and streams, Suzhou is also known as ‘Venice of the East’. It is also known as the ‘Garden City’ due to its many classical gardens.
Hangzhou was described by Marco Polo as ‘the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world’. Take a boat ride on the serene West Lake, the most renowned feature of the city, and experience tea-tasting at the Dragon Well Tea Plantation.