8 days in Suzhou & Shanghai Itinerary

8 days in Suzhou & Shanghai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Suzhou
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Xitang Ancient Town and Shantang Street. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tongli Town and The Classical Gardens of Suzhou. There's lots more to do: stroll around Humble Administrator's Garden, admire the natural beauty at The Lingering Garden, and examine the collection at Suzhou Garden Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Suzhou online tour planner.

Jinan to Suzhou is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. You'll set off for Shanghai on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Xitang Ancient Town
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town
Tongli Town ©
Tongli Town
Suzhou Garden Museum ©
Suzhou Garden Museum

4
nights
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.
Visiting Travel China Guide and Huangpu River will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Tian Zi Fang. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, shop like a local with Xintiandi, don't miss a visit to Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Former French Concession.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Suzhou to Shanghai by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Shanghai sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town ©
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

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