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Discover Authentic Jiangsu with China Discovery

With the Yangtze River and the Grand Canal serving as the main systems of transport in ancient times, Jiangsu has been one of the most prosperous places of China for several millennia. It made fortune through silk and salt in the early times, and attracted numerous businessmen as well as scholars, poets, officials, lords, etc. Lots of cultural treasures left by them continue to captivate visitors in an endless stream at present. Visiting Jiangsu, you can take a cruise that splits the Grand Canal’ waters , or walk into UNESCO-recognized classical gardens which are perfectly-recreated with natural splendor, or witness how fine Suzhou silk is made in a traditional way, or explore China’s ancient and modern history in Nanjing where 6 Chinese dynasties established a capital and where the modern China began, or immerse yourself in the peaceful and poetic beauty of the lakes…

How to Plan your Jiangsu tour? For a classic tour, we suggest you spend at least 5 days exploring the most highlighting parts of Jiangsu, namely Suzhou, Nanjing and Wuxi. You can start a tour from Suzhou, which can be easily reached by high speed train from Shanghai, and visit one of the beautiful gardens, the informative silk factory and some other historical sites in 1 ~ 2 days, and then visit Wuxi landmarks in 1 ~ 2 days, and at last travel to Nanjing for a history discovery. If your time permits, you can also extend your tour to Yangzhou (1 day), Changzhou (1 day), Huaian (1 day), etc.

China Discovery is a leading travel agency offering private China tours with great flexibility, comfort and personalized services for decades. Here we select the best-selling Jiangsu tours and short trips by destinations for your inspirations. Besides, we master the first-hand travel information for a more effective travel. Of course, you can also have a longer China Tours with Jiangsu to see the diversity of China better. If you want to travel in your own style, just take a tailor-made tour that we are specialized in.

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Jiangsu Tours by Destinations

Different destinations always provide visitors with different experiences. Suzhou is famous as the garden city and silk city where the past and tradition are everywhere. Nanjing is one of the four ancient capitals in which history can be greatly appreciated. The city of Wuxi has stunning Taihu Lake views and the holy Lingshan Buddha. Yangzhou is charming place with decent garden art and finest river landscape. Following are well-selected Jiangsu tours lasting from 1 to 5 days by destinations. If your time allows you to have a short stay only, you can check the city tours and find your way to explore.

  • Suzhou
  • Nanjing
  • Wuxi
  • Yangzhou
  • Zhouzhuang
  • Tongli
One Corner of Lingering Garden

1 Day Suzhou Highlights Tour

Highlights: Lingering Garden, Pingjiang Road, Tiger Hill, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory

Each attraction arranged in this tour is handpicked to tell the old story and demonstrate the elegance and antiquity of this city. You will find it really meets and even beyond your imagination.

Humble Administrator's Garden Window

1 Day Suzhou Zhouzhuang Essence Tou

Highlights: Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory, Zhouzhuang Water Town

What are the bests of Suzhou? Garden, silk and water town definitely! This 1 day tour takes you to appreciate these three lodestones of Suzhou in one go.

Suzhou Master of the Nets Garden

2 Days Suzhou Classic Garden Tour

Highlights: Humble Administrator's Garden, Master of the Nets Garden, Grand Canal Cruise, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory, Suzhou Museum, Lingering Garden

This tour will take you to visit three most featured gardens in Suzhou - Humble Administrator’s Garden, Master of the Nets Garden and Lingering Garden.

Suzhou Museum

2 Days Suzhou Culture Tour

Highlights: Taihuxue Sericulture Cultural Park, Lingering Garden, Grand Canal Cruise, Suzhou Museum

This 2 days Suzhou tour will help you get a better understanding of Suzhou culture from different perspectives.

Qinhuai River - a great place to wander around

2 Days Time-efficient Nanjing Essence Tour

Highlights: Zhongshan Ling, Xiao Ling, Ancient City Wall, Qinhuai River, Nanjing Museum

A fantastic customizable private tourl leads enlightens your knowledge about Chinese history and reveals many authentic delights of local experiences and explore a lot of unique heritage sites with an excellent guide of your own.

Niushoushan - a place where both Buddhists and regular tourists can enjoy

3 Days Nanjing Niushoushan Highlights Tour

Highlights: Niushoushan Forest Park, Nanjing Museum, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River, Ancient City Wall, Xiao Ling, Zhongshan Ling

Visit the most historical sites, also take a side trip to Niushoushan, the hidden treasure of Nanjing. Well-paced private tour package recommended to travelers of all ages. Tour guide, transfer, hotels… are all included.

Zhonghua Gate

4 Days Nanjing History & Culture Tour

Highlights: Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Zhonghua Gate, Confucius Temple, Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre

In the 4-day tour, you'll have an in-depth exploration of Nanjing history as well as culture. Do not hesitate to follow us and let’s start the journey to Nanjing now.

474 M High Glass Walkway in World Financial Center

5 Days Shanghai Nanjing Highlights Tour

Highlights: The Bund, Yu Garden, Zhujiajiao Water Town, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River, Nanjing Ancient City Wall, Niushoushan Forest Park

Tour Shanghai with Nanjing to witness both the past and present of China, explore many unique places, and also enjoy traveler-friendly transportation, food, accommodation, etc.

Jichang Garden

5 Days Suzhou Wuxi Nanjing Tour

Highlights: Humble Administrator's Garden, Zhouzhuang, Yuantouzhu, Lingshan Grand Buddha, Dr. Zhongshan Ling, Nanjing Museum

Take this tour covering three popular destinations – Suzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing, to explore the classical gardens, water towns, lake scenery, grand Buddha, silk culture as well as Jinling culture.

Lingshan Grand Buddha

2 Days Wuxi HighlightsTour

Highlights: Lingshan Grand Buddha, Yuantouzhu

This 2 days customizable private tour takes you to discover the highlights of Wuxi both breathtaking scenery and profound culture included. You can start your tour from Suzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, etc.

Slender West Lake in blooming spring season

2 Days Yangzhou Tour with Train Station Pick Up

Highlights: Slender West Lake, Ge Garden, Daming Temple, Mausoleum Museum of Han Guangling King

Enjoy our 2-days guided tour to the charming city of Yangzhou to appreciate decent garden art which is different from Suzhou gardens, enjoy the finest water and river landscape and explore unique Yangzhou culture.

Humble Administrator's Garden Window

1 Day Suzhou Zhouzhuang Essence Tou

Highlights: Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory, Zhouzhuang Water Town

What are the bests of Suzhou? Garden, silk and water town definitely! This 1 day tour takes you to appreciate these three lodestones of Suzhou in one go.

Zhouzhuang Water Town Spring

2 Days Best Suzhou Zhouzhuang Water Town Tour

Highlights: Humble Administrator’s Garden, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory, Suzhou Museum, Zhouzhuang Water Town

The best-selling Suzhou private tour - visit the best water town and classical gardens, also marvel at the fancy Silk in a local factory. Be well taken care of by our considerate tour guide and driver throughout your vacation.

Tongli Water Town

2 Days Relaxing Suzhou Vacation with Tongli Water Town

Highlights: Lingering Garden, Shantang Street, Tiger Hill, Suzhou No. 1 Silk Factory, Suzhou Museum, Tongli Water Town

How to spend 2 relaxing days in Suzhou? Here is the best way! Traveling with us, we sort out for you the best ones of Suzhou’s water towns, silk sites and gardens, and try our best to make your Suzhou trip unique.

Tongli Water Town

5 Days Shanghai Suzhou Tour with Tongli Ancient Town


Encounter two different visages of Jiangnan - modern Shanghai and classic Suzhou with the best highlighting city attractions - the Bund, Tongli Water Town, Linger Garden...

Jiangsu Travel Guide & Articles

In order to make sure that you could enjoy a Jiangsu trip to the fullest, it is advised to learn more about Jiangsu and browse the practical travel information. Here we select below comprehensive travel guide and helpful articles including detailed travel guide updated transportation and maps, best time to visit, can’t-be-missed attractions, suggested accommodating areas, etc. If you have any other questions and travel ideas, feel free to contact us for instant help!

Mostly-read Jiangsu Travel Articles

Extend Your Jiangsu Tours

Jiangsu is always traveled as a part of the Yangtze River Delta and it is strongly recommended to extend your Jiangsu tours to other parts. Many travelers choose to travel Jiangsu with Shanghai together because of the short distance and convenient transfer. Suzhou and Hangzhou (capital of Zhejiang Province) are known as the heavenly cities in the south regions of the Yangtze River from ancient times, so it is also a frequently-chosen way to travel Jiangsu and Zhejiang together. Another destination – Huangshan - which is famous for beautiful Yellow Mountain is also good extension of a Jiangsu tour. Moreover, some travelers especially those who are interested in Chinese history prefer a tour combining Beijing and Nanjing together to explore the two brilliant ancient capitals. Discover the best Jiangsu China tours below or contact us to customize a unique tour according to your own needs!

Stone Monkey Watching the Sea (on Lion Peak)
9 Days East China & Mt. Huang Tour by High Speed Train

Shanghai / Suzhou / Hangzhou / Huangshan

Leisure Boating at Western Scenic Area of Wuzhen
6 Days Shanghai Hangzhou & Suzhou Bullet Train Tour with Wuzhen Water Town

Shanghai / Hangzhou / Wuzhen / Suzhou / Shanghai

West Lake View at Jixian Pavilion
11 Days Gorgeous China Tour from Beijing

Beijing / Huangshan / Hangzhou / Wuzhen / Shanghai / Suzhou / Shanghai

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