59 days in Ningbo, Changzhou & Suzhou Itinerary

59 days in Ningbo, Changzhou & Suzhou Itinerary

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Fly to Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, Drive to Ningbo
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Ningbo
— 21 nights
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Changzhou
— 19 nights
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Suzhou
— 17 nights
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Ningbo

— 21 nights
A bustling port city with a rich and complex history, Ningbo today offers plenty of varied sites to explore.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ningbo: Fenghua (Lutian Mile Stone, Xuedou Mountain, &more), Zhoushan (Zhoushan Taohua Island, Putuo Mountain (Putuoshan), &more) and Shaoxing (Bazi Bridge, Luxun Memorial Hall of Shaoxing, &more). Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Romon Universal Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Tianyi Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baoguo Temple, get in on the family fun at Jade World Resort, and shop like a local with Tianyi Square.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ningbo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Changzhou.

Things to do in Ningbo

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Changzhou

— 19 nights
Sitting on the southern bank of the Yangtze River, Changzhou provides convenient access to a number of natural sights and boasts a varied set of cultural attractions, while remaining off the main tourist radar.
Get out of town with these interesting Changzhou side-trips: Liyang (Tianmu Lake, Longxing Island, &more), Yangzhou (Guanyin Mountain of Yangzhou, Slender West Lake, &more) and Zhanggong Cave (in Yixing). There's still lots to do: stroll around China Dinosaur Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Binjiangyaosai Tourist Area, make a trip to Longchuan Square, and appreciate the history behind Lao-Tse Statue.

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You can drive from Ningbo to Changzhou in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ningbo in August, things will get a bit warmer in Changzhou: highs are around 43°C and lows about 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Suzhou.

Things to do in Changzhou

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Suzhou

— 17 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Suzhou: Wuzhen Water Town (in Tongxiang), Kunshan (the Old Decorated Archway and Quanfu Tower & Zhouzhuang Water Town) and Huzhou Nanxun Old Town (in Huzhou). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Humble Administrator's Garden, examine the collection at Suzhou Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot, and stroll around The Classical Gardens of Suzhou.

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Take a train from Changzhou to Suzhou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Suzhou

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips