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Shanghai Day Tour to Tongli Ancient Town and Tuisi Garden

Tongli is a beautiful waterfront town neighboring Suzhou. Thanks for its isolated location, Tongli stayed away from numerous wars in history and the ancient architectures were well preserved to its authentic appearance.

Tour Code :SHD-16
Tour Style : Private Tour ( Water Town/ Ancient Architecture/ )
Departure : 8:00am
Return(approx. ): 8 hours service (approx.)
Departure point :Your hotel (supposed to be in the city area)
Return point : Original point

Tongli is located on the eastern bank of the Taihu Lake and shore of great canal. It is only 18 km from Suzhou and 100 km from Shanghai. Separated from the outside by rivers and lakes, Tongli stayed away from numerous wars in history, so that the town keeps most of its authentic architectures. Deep in the street, there is a must-see garden called Tuisi Yuan (also known as Retreat and Reflection Garden). This private dwelling was elected as one of the “Top Ten China’s Best Scenic Spots” in 1986. The town is surprisingly beautiful with a tranquil atmosphere.


Tour starts from Shanghai hotel at 8:00 and arrives the town by 1.5 hours drive. Guide will company you to stroll along the riverside walkway, visit Tuisi Garden and take a boat ride to the rivers.

Tour ends around 5:30pm at your Shanghai hotel or a point in the city center on request.

Price Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Price Inclusions

    1. Entrance Fees to the listed attractions.

    2. Lunch at local restaurant.

    3. Cruise fare.

    4. Qualified English-speaking guide.

    5. Private air-conditioned vehicle with driver.

  • Price Exclusions

    1. All personal expense, e.g. souvenir.

    2.  Gratuities to guide and driver.

Additional Info

1. No stop at any shopping center.

2. Pick-up and drop-off hotel or personal address is supposed to be in the city. Meet up time at hotel can be a bit earlier or later if requested.

3. Service time is 8 hours (approx.) .

4. Brand of van is the most popular kind in good condition. If for luxury brand, prices may vary accordingly.

5. The price is for an English-speaking guide. Additional costs may apply if a different language guide is needed (We offer French and Spanish-speaking guide as well).

Change and Cancellation Policy

  1. 15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.

  2. 7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price.

  3. 2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price.

  4. Within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price.

  5. After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

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