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One Day Suzhou Walking Tour to Explore the Old Town

From $40 per person

Tour Style:
Join our four-hour guided walking tour led by your local expert guide to discover the hidden gems of Suzhou. The highlights covers Ganjiang Bridge, Changmen Gate, Pingmen Gate, Xiangmen Gate, Panmen Gate, Xumen Gate and Ganjiang Bridge. Walking through these sites that over thousands of years of history to uncover the misterious culture and history of China!

Duration: 3-4 hours

Ganjiang Bridge, Changmen Gate, Pingmen Gate, Xiangmen Gate, Panmen Gate, Xumen Gate, Ganjiang Bridge

Pick-up point:
Suzhou train station or The place where you live in Suzhou

Finishing point:
Suzhou train station or The place where you live in Suzhou

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash, Wire, Paypal, Western Union, Alipay, Wechat

Available: Daily

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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Suzhou
  • Today's Activities: Ganjiang Bridge, Changmen Gate, Pingmen Gate, Xiangmen Gate, Panmen Gate, Xumen Gate, Ganjiang Bridge
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Travel on foot when you really want to learn about a city where you can take in the sights, sounds, scents, and scenery first-hand. Walking or hiking brings you close to its people and its culture. We will help vary the pace and allow for historical exploration, we also plan walking/Hiking tours whether you want the focus to be on art, nature, food, etc.

Suzhou, a 2,500 years old city in China, was synonymous with high culture and elegance. Generations of Chinese artists, scholars, writers and high society were drawn to its exquisite art forms and the delicate beauty of its gardens. Explore Suzhou's unique offerings for an once-in-a-lifetime experience

In the morning, our local Suzhou tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Suzhou or Suzhou train station, you will find a welcome signage “Suzhou Private Tour”. Our guide will help you find a taxi to Ganjiang Bridge and walking tour to discover old town of Suzhou start. On the way you can treat your eyes to ancient architecture and gates, your private tour guide will give you explanation of these gates and the history of Suzhou.

Our Suzhou Pick Up Sign "Suzhou Private Tour"

Walking Route:
Ganjiang Bridge—Changmen Gate—Pingmen Gate—Xiangmen Gate—Panmen Gate—Xumen Gate—Ganjiang Bridge
Distance: around 15km

Changmen Gate: The outer gate of Changmen Gate was near to the suspension bridge. A rectangular enclosure for defense outside the gate kept another enclosure with a southern catalpa gate and a northern catalpa gate. During the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (1851-1864) period, the enclosure of Changmen Gate was destroyed and only the inner city gate and supporting gate remained. Nowadays, only the base of the water gate remains.

Pingmen Gate: Pingmen Gate is located in the north gate of Suzhou, it was rebuilt in 2012. Wuzixu flushed out the door from this gate, defeated the Qi, and return of the troops of the capital from the same gate, hence the name.

Xiangmen Gate: It was famous for a variety of hand craftsmen. It's called "Xiangmen Gate" because of the change of the sound. The door was stuffed in the early Song Dynasty. The Republic of China was restored in 23-25 years and was dismantled after liberation. Reconstruction in 2012.

Panmen Gate: This city gate is the most completely preserved part of the ruins of the ancient city of Suzhou. With water gates and land gates towering side by side, Panmen Gate looks very imposing. The gate tower of Panmen looks magnificent, with flying eaves and up-turning corners. Equipped with all kinds of facilities needed in ancient defensive battles, such as shooting holes, sluice gateways and lookout towers, the city gate seems to have brought the ancient city of Suzhou back to us.

Xumen Gate: It is a part of the remains of the ancient city wall. There has been a saying: "The golden Changmen Gate and the silvery Xumen Gate in Suzhou". As a shining pearl regarded by Suzhou people, Xumen Gate is in the great landscape that within a land of good harvest. It has become a tourist attraction in one of the great travel destinations in China, which is an important aid in the study of the history of Suzhou and also one of the most important historical and cultural relics remaining in the Suzhou Canglang district region.

After the tour of Xumen Gate, your walking tour in Suzhou come to the end.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide

Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
8. Single Room Supplement.

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