Day 02 - Shanghai – Suzhou (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, depart for Suzhou (1 hour 45 minutes). Upon arrival in Suzhou, you will pass by Panmen Water City Gate and visit Ouyuan Garden (Lotus Garden) by local cruise. It is a part of the Classical Gardens of Suzhou that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The East Garden features a hill rising from a pond, along with pavilions, terraces, and towers peppering the surrounding landscape while the West Garden consists of studies, pavilions and courtyards. After shopping at Silk Factory, stop for prayer
at Taipingfang Mosque. Then, visit Jin Ji Lake, the largest city lake park in China. See the largest LED screen in the world at Suzhou’s Times Square and Suzhou’s Bird Nest Stadium that mirrors the Beijing Olympic Stadium. Enjoy shopping at the 150-year-old Guan Qian shopping street. Divided into three sections, the eastern part is where the historical buildings are located, the temple is in the middle, and the western part has all the fashionable shops for pedestrian shopping. After dinner, transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight in Suzhou.