Leave Shanghai behind and spend a day in the Jiangsu region. Head up the Yangtze River to Suzhou!
Visit the Classical Gardens of Suzhou, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
These gardens represent the harmony between nature and town planning that is the key to the architecture of Chinese gardens!
Discover the 2500 year old Pan Gate, constructed during the Warring States period, which is known throughout China as the 'Land and Water Gate'!
You will then visit the ancient city centre before having lunch in a local restaurant.
Your next stop will be at Suzhou's biggest silk workshop where you will learn how the fabric is created from silkworm cocoons.
Round off your trip with a visit to the Suzhou Museum before returning to Shanghai at the end of the afternoon.