Grand Canal Night Cruise
Suzhou Ancient Canal Tour Company provides night cruises on the city moat. What most visitors fail to realize is that large part of the city moat is actually the Grand Canal. Over 20 historical attractions of Suzhou are united by it, making for an exquisite night tour. In the evening, you can enjoy the lights from the ancient city walls, Couple’s Garden, and Baodai Bride. Though day time tours are lovely, colors and lights of night tours are incomparable. The trip circumnavigates the entire ancient city and will take about 80 minutes.
Ancient Canal Port: No. 739 Panxu Road
Opening hours: 18:00-20:00 (the cruise runs every 15 - 30 minutes)
Ticket: RMB 68 per person (including guide service)
Jinji Lake Night Cruise
Night cruises on Jinji Lake provide excellent sights and photo opportunities of the entire area. Evening boats leave from the Lake Watching Pavilion and pass by eight top attractions: the Lake Side Avenue, Li Gong Di Commercial Water Street, Peach Island, Ferris Wheel, Expo Center, Science and Culture Center, Linglong Island, and Music Fountain. The whole trip takes approximately 45 minutes.
Night cruise port: Lake Watching Pavilion on the west bank of Jinji Lake
Departure times: 19:30 (Monday to Thursday);
19:30 and 20:30 (Friday to Sunday)
Contact information: 86-512-66608899-805/806