8 Days 7 Nights Shanghai, Mt Putuo, Ningbo

CHINA, the world’s most populous country and world’s second-largest country by land area, has aplenty to offer. From nature to history, food to culture, each of the 22 provinces offer something different for you. Find our packages below for more information.

Highlights

WUXI

Lingshan Big Buddha (incl. tram ride)

Zisha Teapot Gallery

SUZHOU

Grand Canal

Tiger Hill

West Garden Temple

Tiger Spring Temple

HANGZHOU

Hefang Street

Jingci Temple

NINGBO

Tianyi Square

Xuedou Temple

Ashoka Temple

MT. PUTUO

Purple Bamboo grove

Southern Sea Guanyin Temple

Chao Yin Cave

and etc.

Price includes

International economy class return air tickets

Meals & sightseeing as per itinerary

7 nights accommodation in local 4-5* hotels

Mandarin speaking tour guide

Itinerary

01 SINGAPORE  SHANGHAI  NINGBO

Upon arrival at Shanghai, our local representative will welcome you on arrival and transfer to Ningbo for overnight stay. After dinner, visit Tianyi Square.

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02 NINGBO  ZHUJIAJIAN PIER Image result for ferry symbolMT. PUTUO

After breakfast, visit Ashoka Temple, the only remaining temple in China named after the Indian king. It houses the prized relic of a parietal bone of Sakyamuni, the Buddha in a seven-step stone stupa, about 20inc high in the Hall of Stupa. After which, drive to Zhujiajian Pier for your ferry to Mt. Putuo, one of China’s four sacred Buddhist Mountains, particularly oriented towards the Buddhist deity Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. We will visit the various temples, which include Purple Bamboo GroveSouth Sea Guanyin Temple, Chao Yin CaveBu Ken Qu Guanyin Temple. Bu Ken Qu Guanyin Temple is the oldest and most important temple in Putuoshan. It is small and by the sea. Legend states a Japanese monk named Hui Er was on his way back to Japan with a newly acquired bronze statue of Guanyin from Mt. Wutai. A strong wind blew up as the ship approached the island of Putuo, forcing the vessel to run aground against a reef. As the storm intensified, Hui Er suddenly envisioned that the violent winds might be a sign of Guanyin’s unwillingness to leave China. He then encountered a fisherman who was marvelling over the deliverance of the distressed ship and offered his home as a shrine for the image of Guanyin.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

03 MT. PUTUO

This morning, visit Huiji Temple (Includes cable car ride), Fayu Temple and Puji Temple. Huiji temple is located on the peak of Foding Hill, commanding an excellent view of the rising sun in the morning. The temple is famous for its large collection of ancient brick carvings portraying the Guanyin Buddha. Fayu Temple is the second largest temple on the island and is famous for its ancient architecture, delicate wood carvings and inscribed calligraphy by ancient emperors. Puji Temple boasts a mighty bronze Pilu Guanyin Statue with harmonious expression and is one of the three biggest temples on Mt. Putuo.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

04 MT. PUTUO Image result for ferry symbol ZHUJIAJIAN PIER  FENGHUA  HANGZHOU

After breakfast, transfer by ferry to Zhujiajian Pier and drive to Fenghua and visit Xuedou Temple (Includes Tram Ride), constructed during the Tang Dynasty. Entering the gate, there are two old gingko trees of the Han Dynasty standing loftily in front of the temple gate. These two trees are with different gender. The one on the left is female, and on the right is male. It is said that Maitreya always gave sermon to the Buddhist in the temple, so Xuedou Mountain is honored as the sites of Maitreya worship. After which, proceed to Hefang Street, a shopping area showcasing a variety of Chinese crafts, such as land-blown sugar candy, paper-cutting and also a variety of local snacks such as “dragon-whisker” candy. Overnight in Hangzhou.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

05 HANGZHOU  WUXI

This morning, visit Tiger Spring Temple a very nice garden featuring odd-shaped rocks and sweet Osmanthus trees. Then, visit Jingci Temple situated at the foot of Huiri Peak of Nanping Hill, it is listed as a key Buddhist temple by state council in 1983. First constructed in AD 954 by Qian Hongji, the king of Wuyue Dynasty for a famous monk named Yong Ming, its name was changed to Jingci Temple in South Song Dynasty. Also visit Longjing Tea House. After lunch, visit the 3 Temples of Tianzhu. The oldest of the temples was built in 330 by Indian monk Hui Li. It is today the only nunnery in Hangzhou. In 597, an Indian master Bao Zhang built the Fajing Temple a little bit upwards from the nunnery. The third and largest temple here is built during the Kingdom of Wuyue and was rebuilt again in late 20s’ of the previous century. After sightseeing, proceed to Wuxi for overnight stay.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

06 WUXI  SUZHOU

This morning, visit Lingshang Big Buddha (Includes tram ride). With a height of more than 88m, this outdoor bronze Sakyamuni Buddha statue weigh over 700 tons. Also visit Lingshan Brahma Palace a multi-functional cultural building for tourism, exhibitions and cultural experiences, it has been built beside a mountain in the integration of the Chinese Buddhist rock-cave art and traditional Buddhist building elements. After lunch, visit Zisha Teapot Gallery. Continue drive to Suzhou and proceed to visit Tiger Hill, West Garden Temple and take a boat ride on the Grand Canal. West Garden Temple was constructed in the Yuan Dynasty and features sacred temples and classical gardens. It is the largest temple in Suzhou City and blends garden and temple art well. The 1,700km long Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is a water conservancy project in ancient China, begins in Beijing and ends in Hangzhou. First constructed at the end of Spring-Autumn Dynasty, in the 5th century BC, the Grand Canal was extended in the 7th century, and again in the 13th century.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

07 SUZHOU  SHANGHAI

After breakfast, visit a Silk Factory. Then drive on to Shanghai and visit Tian Zi Fang, an arts and crarts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai. Free & easy after transfer to hotel for check-in.

(Breakfast)

08 SHANGHAI  SINGAPORE

Free and easy till time to transfer to airport for flight back to Singapore.

(Breakfast)

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Child with Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child w/o Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child Half Twin – 1 child sharing twin room with 1 adult

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