25 days in Suzhou, Wuxi & Hangzhou Itinerary

25 days in Suzhou, Wuxi & Hangzhou Itinerary

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Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Drive to Suzhou
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Suzhou
— 8 nights
Drive
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Wuxi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hangzhou
— 8 nights
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Taxi to Fuyang, Train to Nanjing South Station, Fly to Ljubljana

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Suzhou

— 8 nights

Venice of the East

One of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin, Suzhou remains a complex, labyrinthine set of old canal districts, World Heritage gardens, and sprawling modern developments.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Guan Qian Shopping Street and Panmen Gate. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jinxi Ancient Town and Xitang Ancient Town. Explore Suzhou's surroundings by going to Kunshan (Zhouzhuang Boat & Zhouzhuang Water Town) and Zuiyuan Gallery (in Jiashan County). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Sanshan Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiyuan Temple, identify plant and animal life at Baimajian Ecological Garden, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pingjiang Road.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Suzhou driving holiday app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Suzhou is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Suzhou is 7 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in November, you will find days in Suzhou are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Wuxi.

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wuxi

— 6 nights

Little Shanghai

An industrial hot spot, Wuxi boasts a longstanding heritage, bustling economy, and picturesque natural landscapes.
Visit Jiming Temple and Tianning Temple for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nashan Bamboo Sea and Sanyang parkson Mall. Go for a jaunt from Wuxi to Taixing to see Yangtze River about 1h 30 min away.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wuxi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Suzhou to Wuxi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Hangzhou on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Wuxi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Hangzhou

— 8 nights

Paradise on Earth

Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zheijang Province, remains a popular vacation choice for tourists interested in the area's numerous cultural and natural sights.
Get in touch with nature at Daming Mountain and Westlake International Golf and Country Club. Do some cultural sightseeing at Former residence of Xueyan Hu and Fei Lai Feng. Get out of town with these interesting Hangzhou side-trips: Tianmushan Scenic Aera (in Lin'an), Shaoxing Keyan Scenic Area (in Shaoxing County) and Yaoling Cave (in Tonglu County). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Xixi Wetland Park. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Xiang Lake Tourist Resort Area of Hangzhou, contemplate the long history of Xiangji Temple, wander the streets of Wulin Square, and identify plant and animal life at Zhongnan Baicao Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hangzhou trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Wuxi to Hangzhou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Wuxi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hangzhou, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips