Yangtze River Delta, geographically combining metropolis Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, is one of the most developed regions in China. In addition to the convenient traffic condition and superior accommodation, it attracts numerous domestic and international travel-lovers with its charming night view, classical gardens, poetic water towns, tasty food and an assembly of Chinese traditional culture. You could not only savor the beauty of Yangtze Delta peacefully, but also have great activities like cruise, biking, photography, and watching unique performance (Light and Music Shows, Acrobatic Show, Kunqu Opera...). Of course, lots of pleasant surprises are available for kids as well.
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Among the two provinces and one metropolis, there are many tourist cities with splendid attractions to explore. Below are the top eight cities to travel. You could choose some or all of them to have a tailor-made tour. Discover now!
With architectural landmarks full of entertainments & arts, Shanghai is an attractive city where east meets west and past blends with present. It always acts as a popular gateway and must-go destination in China.
Hangzhou owns time-honored history, rich culture and beautiful landscape. It is a impressive city deserving a deep travel. Besides must-see West Lake, there are different stunning shows.
Suzhou was recorded in many Chinese literature for its delicate gardens, gentle silk and picturesque water towns. Walking into Suzhou means entering into a traditional scroll painting.
Cosmopolitan Nanjing, once served as China’s capital, always offers many fascinating museums and historical attractions which help you know China better. The natural landscape is splendid as well.
Huangshan is a home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a museum of Huizhou culture. In its world-famous attractions, both natural beauty and cultural landscape can be savored.
Putuoshan, a small island in Zhoushan Archipelago, enjoys lots of Buddhist sites and natural scenery. Featured activities include photography, swimming, hiking...
Just 50 km away from Suzhou, Wuxi is a glittery pearl of Taihu Lake presenting breathtaking waterscape and sacred Buddhist Land. Taking a cruise across Taihu Lake to the Fairy Island will be comfortable.
As one major harbor city in China, Ningbo develops shows many modern and prosperous scenes. You can’t miss Tianyi Pavilion - the oldest library in Asia and earliest private library in China.
According to the feedbacks of international travelers, we listed Top Ten attractions in Yangtze River Delta. Each of them will give you a new feeling.
Referred as “An Exhibition of International Architecture”, the Bund is the iconic landmark of Shanghai. It stands out both in daytime and at night with varying-style buildings.
All kinds of attractions can be found in here no matter which season you visit West Lake, it will offer you great refreshment and pleasure. Cruise and biking are the most recommended.
Humble Administrator’s Garden is Suzhou’s largest garden in Suzhou and the architype of Chinese imperial gardens. It has well-designed pavilions, rockeries, corridors bridges, ...
Mt. Huangshan, also Yellow Mountain, is famous for the five wonders: odd-shaped pines, spectacular rocky peaks, sea of clouds, hot spring and winter snow.
Located in Suzhou, Zhouzhuang is regarded as the most elegant town in China. It is an accumulation of cobble lanes and old bridges and antique houses.
Yu Garden is Shanghai’s most celebrated garden with captivating and changeful views. Its “dragon walls” with undulating tiled ridges are amazing.
Lingyin Temple is a peaceful Buddhist Temple hidden in the luxurious Forest. Its history can be traced to 1700 years ago. Uncountable Buddhist carvings can be found in nearby Feilai Peak.
Lingering Garden is a UNESCO-recognized Chinese Classical Garden with delicate designed architecture, featured shaped stones and idyllic scenery.
Divided into East Scenic Zone and West Scenic Zone, Wuzhen Water Town preserves some ancient buildings and traditional folk customs.
Puotuoshan Mountain is the abode of Avalokitesvara and one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains. You can also admire pine groves, sandy beaches, grand temples...
Shanghai World Financial center (SWFC) is a super skyscraper standing in the heart of Lujiazui. Climbing to different floors, you will admire different view.
Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall is a hall to memorize over 300,000 victims slaughtered by Japanese forces of Aggression during World War Ⅱ.
The following are some available articles about attractions, culture, activities, visa, transportation etc. to guide you a better Yangtze Delta Tour.
Water town is a symbol of Jiangnan and a must if you visit Yangtze River Delta. Top 10 Water Towns helps you to choose the best for you.
Listed in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, Suzhou gardens recreate natural landscape in miniature. Check the top 10 and learn garden arts.
Suzhou and Hangzhou are the top 2 city destinations around Shanghai. Together, two cities have been praised as “heaven on earth” since hundreds and thousands of years ago.
Shanghai is the most dynamic city of China offering much for both kids and adults. Here are the most helpful ideas for family tour. You will have great fun undoubtedly.
Romantic Hangzhou is always ready to show its spectacular night view. The detailed information for Hangzhou night shows, musical fountain show and so on is listed here.
As one of Eight Cuisines in China, Hangzhou food features in freshness and lightness. Learn the most welcomed food in the best restaurants and snacks streets.
Want more freedom and leisure for exploring West Lake. Why not have a short-distance biking trip? We have selected the best 5 biking routes.
If you want to record the most exquisite scenery in your camera, turn to Hangzhou and you won’t be disappointed. We have chosen the best places for you.
In Suzhou No.1 Factory, you will have a better understanding the history of silk and learn how silk is produced. Fine silk is also exhibited.
Reputed as the Green Queen and Golden Card, Longjing tea only grows in Hangzhou. Learn more about the history, legend and top plantations of Longjing Tea.
Originated from Kunshan in Suzhou, Kunqu Opera is an orchid in the garden of Chinese traditional culture and art. You will have a hearty visual and audio feast
Qualified travelers of 51 countries could travel among Yangtze Delta (Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang) for 144 hours (6 days) without visa.
There are essential tips to plan a smooth and well-organized Shanghai Huangshan tour, including best time, travel length, choice of transportation etc.
Because of the G20 Summit, Hangzhou catches the people’s eyes just as Shanghai. These tips will be helpful for your Shanghai Hangzhou Tours.
It is popular to have a tour combing metropolis Shanghai and ancient Suzhou to enjoy distinctive scenery. Warm tips will make your travel easier.
How to transfer between two cities of Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou is concluded here. You can choose the one you like best
With convenient transportation, many tourists are likely to transfer to Shanghai to Huangshan. Varied transportation is listed.
Shanghai enjoys two railway stations used for high speed train. With frequent scheduled G-trains and D-trains, you can get to Shanghai easily and comfortably.
In Hangzhou East Train Station and Hangzhou Train Station, there are more than 170 bullet trains connecting Hangzhou with the major cities of China..
High Speed Train is the most preferred transportation to start a Suzhou Tour. You can take one to Suzhou conveniently from Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Nanjing...
Tourists can get to Mt. Huang from Huangshan North Railway Station within 1 hour. As a result, taking a high speed train to Huangshan is popular. Check more information.
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Most travelers travel to Yangtze Delta for different reasons and most of them usually do 3 ~ 6 days’ trip by visiting Shanghai, West lake, Suzhou gardens, water town... You can pick your favored tours from our classic and popular Yangtze Delta tour packages. If you have your own interest, like hiking, photography, cultural exploration, you can get a tailor-made Yangtze Delta tour from our professional travel consultant.
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