6 days in Shanghai Region & Suzhou Itinerary

6 days in Shanghai Region & Suzhou Itinerary

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6 days in Shanghai Region & Suzhou Itinerary

Beijing
train:  6​h
Shanghai
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
Suzhou
— 2 nights
train + subway + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Beijing

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Shanghai

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
You've added Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Former French Concession, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Huangpu River, get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), get your bearings at People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), and stop by Tian Zi Fang.

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Beijing to Shanghai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Shanghai, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Suzhou.

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Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession

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Suzhou

Suzhou ©
One of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin, Suzhou remains a complex, labyrinthine set of old canal districts, World Heritage gardens, and sprawling modern developments.
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), explore the activities along Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, explore the activities along Jinji Lake, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, and finally steep yourself in history at Tongli Town.

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You can take a train from Shanghai to Suzhou in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Suzhou are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 5th (Wed), you're off tohome.

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Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal ©
Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
Tongli Town ©
Tongli Town
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou ©
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou

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