The Third Grand Canal Culture and Tourism Expo Opened in Suzhou

“Top 100 Scenes along the Grand Canal”, A Tour of the Grand Canal

Eating Ducks in Summer is a Must in Nanjing 南京的夏日不可不食鸭

While enjoying the pleasant evening breeze, we worship the ancient city wall and enjoy the night view of Qinhuai River. Later, we take half a salted duck back to the hotel for a night snack. The fantastic night view in Nanjing with a bottle of beer brings the day to a perfect end.

A Poetic Trip to Zhouzhuang 诗意周庄之旅

Located in Kunshan Suzhou, Zhouzhuang boasts a reputation of “the No.1 Water Village in China”. With a history of more than nine hundred years, Zhouzhuang has always been a place favored by urbanites so far. In the reinforced concrete forest, Zhouzhuang is like a poem for busy people to refresh themselves where the teahouses, old stores, courtyards and markets are the verses scattered in different corners.

Update of tour route: Xuzhou-Suqian-Huai’an-Yangzhou-Zhenjiang-Changzhou-Wuxi-Suzhou 6-Day Trip

In this tour, the itinerary includes: Xuzhou-Suqian (Han Culture Scenic Spot - Yaowan Ancient Town - Imperial Dwelling Palace of Qianlong Emperor), Suqian (Hexia Ancient Town), Huai’an-Yangzhou-Zhenjiang (Li Canal Cultural Corridor - Canal Sanwan Scenic Ara - Slender West Lake), Zhenjiang-Changzhou (Vinegar Culture Museum - Xijin Ferry Ancient Street - Canal 5 Creative Block), Wuxi-Suzhou (Huishan Ancient Town - Huqiu - Pingjiang Historical Block). You will visit almost all cultural sites in Jiangsu to experience the “charm of Jiangsu”.

Jinhu Lotus Tour

Chinese people love lotus flowers just like plum, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum. Poets chant about lotus, painters draw lotus, writers write about lotus and ordinary people admire the beauty of lotus flowers. Love for lotus has gradually enters into people’s daily life, not anymore exclusive for artists. In midsummer every year, people always come to meet lotus, just as agreed. Even an inconspicuous lotus flower in the pond of a street park can make someone stop for it.

Updated route: Five-day tour of Nanjing, Yangzhou, Taizhou, Suzhou, and Wuxi

This route takes visitors to various cultural resorts of Jiangsu Province, including Nanjing (Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum—Qinhuai River—Fuzimiao Scenic Area, Xinjiekou—Ming Xiaoling), Yangzhou (Slender West Lake—Daming Temple—He Garden), Taizhou (Qianduo Scenic Area—Qintong Ancient Town—Fengcheng Scenic Area), Suzhou (Huqiu Hill—Humble Administrator’s Garden—Lion Forest Garden—Hanshan Temple), Wuxi (Huishan Ancient Town—Lingshan Giant Buddha—Pingjiang Historical and Cultural Block—Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot) and feast them with the fascinating beauty and charm of Jiangsu.

Update 2 of inbound boutique tour route: Traveling with stamps — 7-day tour to north Jiangsu (Xuzhou, Suqian, and Huai’an)

Focusing on famous canal cities along the northern Suzhou section of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, this route follows the stories presented through stamps, a unique, living time capsule of the cultures behind them. Through the microcosm of stamps, “Traveling with Stamps: 7-Day Tour to north Jiangsu (Xuzhou, Suqian and Huai’an)” stirs your imagination beyond thousands of years of hustle and bustle on the Grand Canal.

Update 1 of inbound boutique tour route: Colorful life on the canal — 7-day tour to Nanjing, Suqian, Huai’an, Yangzhou, and Suzhou

As the world’s oldest and longest artificial waterway known as “the living canal”, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal features unique charm and rich tourism resources. With an abundance of activities in various forms, our “Millennium Canal” tourist route offers you the chance to get firsthand experience of the canal life. You can live the life of a fisherman by watching the process of fishing and rowing in a fishing boat. You may also board a boat on the Suzhou section of the ancient canal and get a glimpse of the Venetian houses along the banks. In addition, we will stop off to taste authentic fishermen dishes and visit centuries-old stores to explore more of the ancient culture. Striving to develop the most lively and characteristic canal tourist route, we present you with this genuine landscape of the economy, culture, food, and entertainment along the Grand Canal from yesterday and today.