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Private Tongli Water Town Day Tour

Tour code: LS- Tongli Day Tour

Available: Daily

Duration: 8hours

Starts/ends: Any reasonable time

Attractions: Tongli Water Town, Tuisi Garden , Pearl Pagoda Garden ,Wooden Boat

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Your private guide and driver would meet you in hotel lobby.You would enjoy Tongli water town Day Tour with us.

Pick up time : Normally, Pick up at hotel lobby at 8:30am. We could advise reasonable starting time base on your request.


Tongli Water Town which is an age-old but very well preserved water town with a history of more than 1,000 years. Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lak, 80km away from Shanghai, just 16km from Suzhou City,The town is 24 square miles (63 square kilometers) in area and has a population of over 33 thousand. True to its reputation, Tongli Old Town is a really wonderful travel destination where you can spend a marvelous holiday or experience traditional Chinese culture. Follow this introduction and you will have a general idea of this captivating water town.

It would take about 1.5 hours driving to the old town . We would walk around the old town with you to share history and culture  of water village and Yangtze River delta region and enjoy countryside scenery. We will explore alley way to get a deeper insight into local ways. During the exploring , we will visit one small but exquisite garden which called Tuisi Garden .It was built in the Qing Dynasty by a degraded official. In the garden, pavilions, terraces, halls, rockeries, ponds and other elements of the garden were harmoniously integrated together.


We would have lunch in nice local courtyard restaurant

After lunch ,we will visit Pearl Pagoda Garden which is a large scale garden built based on romantic love story “Pearl Pagoda”. We also watch the osprey catching fish show to learn primitively how fisherman do fishing, This might more interesting foe kids . After the show , you may have some free time to explore this tranquil town by yourself or do shopping at Ming Qing street for taking souvenirs back home.

The last activity is wooden boat tour, a different angle to enjoy this old village’s tranquility to share stories of the old brides.

NOTE: Our itinerary is flexible, we are happy to add add some of your preferred places to the itinerary , and we skip some places you are less interested in or make it short version.


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