Travel itineraries, how to plan a Suzhou trip

Grace Wang
604 Words/3 Minutes, By Grace Wang, Updated February 06, 2023

Suzhou is a city in China renowned for its stunning classical gardens, historic sites, and traditional water towns, as well as some interesting local cultural activities those you can put into your itinerary.

2-day best suzhou itinerary

Day 1: Visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, a classical Chinese garden that is one of the largest and most famous in Suzhou. Explore the Tiger Hill, a hill with a pagoda that provides panoramic views of Suzhou. Visit the Suzhou Museum, which showcases the rich cultural heritage of Suzhou. Walk along the Pingjiang Road, a well-preserved historical street lined with traditional buildings.

Day 2: Visit the Lingering Garden, a traditional Chinese garden that features rock formations, bridges, and ponds. Take a boat ride on the Grand Canal, the longest and oldest canal in the world, and see the water towns along the way. Visit the North Temple Pagoda, a seven-story pagoda with views of Suzhou. Explore the Canglang Pavilion, a traditional Chinese garden that is famous for its blue stone paths and bridges.

 These are just a few of the many attractions in Suzhou, and the itinerary can be customized according to your interests and time constraints.

A 3-day Best Itinerary

Day 1: Visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, one of China's four most famous classical gardens. Explore the Lion Grove Garden, known for its rock formations arranged in the shape of a lion. Take a stroll along the Suzhou Creek and see the traditional water town.

Day 2: Visit the Master of the Nets Garden, considered the finest residential garden in Suzhou. Explore the Suzhou Museum, showcasing the history and culture of the city. Take a scenic boat tour of the Grand Canal, one of the longest and oldest canals in the world.

Day 3: Visit the Suzhou Silk Museum, learn about the history and process of silk production. Take a trip to the Temple of Mystery, a Taoist temple known for its intricate carvings and sculptures. Visit the Guanqian Street, a historic shopping street with a vibrant atmosphere.

The duration and order of the itinerary can be adjusted based on personal preference and time availability. Just contact us and we will help you with your itinerary.

4-day Itinerary including water towns

Day 1: Arrive in Suzhou and check into your hotel. Visit the Humble Administrator's Garden, one of the four most famous classical gardens in China. Walk along the Pingjiang Road, a historic street that runs through the center of Suzhou's ancient town.

Day 2: Take a day trip to Tongli, a picturesque water town located just a short drive from Suzhou. Explore Tongli's ancient streets, canals, and stone bridges, and visit its local temples and gardens. Return to Suzhou in the evening.

Day 3: Visit the Master of the Nets Garden, another of Suzhou's famous classical gardens. Explore Suzhou Museum, which showcases the city's history and cultural heritage. Visit the Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute to see the traditional handicraft of Suzhou embroidery.

Day 4: Take another day trip, this time to Zhouzhuang, another of Suzhou's famous water towns. Explore Zhouzhuang's narrow alleys, canals, and traditional wooden houses. Return to Suzhou in the evening and depart for your next destination.

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