5-day extension in China (Shanghai – Suzhou – Hangzhou)
Canadian & US passport holders with at least 6 months validity remaining on the passport and a confirmed air ticket out of Shanghai (proof of leaving within 144 hours) do not need a Chinese visa for the stay.
USD499.00 / p.p. (double occupancy)
USD698.00 / p.p. (single occupancy)
This 5-day extension package includes 4-night hotel, airfare, meals in the itinery, guide, local transportation and visits.
It does not include its optional tours or tips for local guide and driver for this period of time.
Day 13 Phuket– Shanghai (Breakfast) (MU/HO/TG)
Free time in the morning, then transfer to Phuket international airport for flight to Shanghai (overnight flight)
Day 14 Shanghai – Suzhou (Lunch)
Arrive at Shanghai airport in the morning, welcomed by local tour guide and transfer to Suzhou, which is known as the Venice of the East.Visit Liu Garden, one of the four most famous and most beautiful gardens of Suzhou, which has been inscribed in the world cultural heritages list. The Liu Garden is the most completewoke with its residential structure, its ancestral hall, a private Buddhist convent and a garden. Free time in the afternoon.
Hotel: Suzhou Renaissance or similar (5 stars)
Day 15 Suzhou – Hangzhou (Breakfast – Lunch)
After breakfast, transfer to Hangzhou where we will visit a famous Dragon-well (Long Jing) tea plantation, then stroll about along the West Lake. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon or join our optional excursion to Nanxun Village (USD50/p.p.).
Visit a typical Jiangnan water village. In a small village called Nanxun of over 750 years old, people have been working hard to protect their tradition in their housing and traditional alleys. Seeing it at the center of the area, you wll understand where its charming magic comes from. Through the village, you see a small canal shaded by century-old weeping willows extending for 3 km with fifteen stone bridges striding over gracefully. Some white houses scatter along the watercourse separated by a small alley of cobblestones. This is the place where local inhabitants settled for generations. Despite all the age traces, the village grows and evolves as time goes by.
Hotel: Hangzhou Grand New Century or similar (5 stars)
Day 16 Hangzhou – Shanghai (Breakfast – Lunch)
After breakfast, Transfer to Shanghai. Visit Shanghai Museum with about one million items covering 21 areas. The collections of bronzes, calligraphy ceramics and paintings are particularly impressive.
Huangpu River cruise + dinner + acrobatic show (USD97 / p.p.)
Hotel: Shanghai Marriott or similar (5 stars)
Day 17 Shanghai (Breakfast)
After breakfast, walk along the Bund, Nanjing Road and City God Temple in the old Shanghai district as well as a silk factory. Free time in the afternoon.
Day 18 Shanghai – USA (Breakfast)
Free time in the morning. Transfer to Shanghai airport, end of the trip.