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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

  • Comprehensive day tour of Zhujiajiao water town and Shanghai city highlights
  • Includes a private guide, boat ride, authentic local lunch, and more
  • See top Shanghai highlights in a day
Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour
From US$96.00
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Tour with Lunch
Your 8-hour private tour is flexible to adjust the itinerary by your preference. Professional guide, private vehicle service, Shanghai style lunch and attraction entrance fee are all inclusive.
From US$96.00
Tour with Lunch and Dinner
The tour duration for this option is 9-hour. In additional to lunch in Zhujiajiao Water Town, you will also enjoy great dinner time in Shanghai city.
From US$107.00

With its picturesque waterways, traditional houses, and dozens of stone bridges, the ancient town of Zhujiajiao has been nicknamed the “Venice of Shanghai.” With a private guide, stroll through 1,700 years of history on a leisurely boat tour of this delightful water town. The visit also covers the spectacular highlights of Shanghai city, including The Bund and Yuyuan Garden. Your guide won't let you miss any important sight and is open to customizing your tour, which includes door-to-door transportation.

What to Expect

Your tour begins with a front-door pickup in your hotel lobby, where you’ll prepare for an hourlong drive to Zhujiajiao, one of China’s best-preserved water towns. A private guide will lead you on a leisurely stroll down winding lanes and over picturesque stone bridges as you listen to commentary about the historic village. Get your camera ready: Next, you’ll hop aboard a boat for a relaxing canal ride, where you’ll have a front-row view of the town’s quaint traditional houses.

Enjoy a break for lunch in a local restaurant for the chance to sample authentic regional delicacies. Most other tours end there, but you’ll continue the day with a visit to Shanghai city highlights, beginning with the 400-year-old pavilions of Yuyuan Garden.

The action-packed tour concludes at the lively Bund district, where you’ll see staples like Shanghai Tower, home to a high-rise observatory with panoramic views of the city. You'll also have the opportunity to customize the tour with optional add-ons like the resplendent Jade Buddha Temple or the Shanghai Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient Chinese art.

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1 - 5 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing tour. Highly recommend it!

During this tour our guide (Alana) was great. She went above and beyond to make this experience a great one. She took us to The water village, the bazar market, and Shanghai Tower. She was super sweet and knowledgeable. She answered all our questions and...More

2  Thank Jeannette R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Day tour of Shanghai

Berlin was a wonderful guild. Her English was excellent and her knowledge of history and the stories of China was invaluable. Berlin was flexible to our needs and we highly recommend her to anyone wanting an enjoyable and knowledgeable tour of Shanghai.

2  Thank Clarkepam15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful Tour of Old Shanghai and New Shanghai with Snow!

Today the two of us took a wonderful private tour of Shanghai with Snow. It started with a visit to the top of the Shanghai Tower. We took advantage of the VR option at the top and that was really hysterical. Then off to the...More

3  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience!

Husband and I were very happy we booked this trip. The ease and convenience of having a driver and tour guide to take us around was awesome. Snow was a great guide, she spoke English well and answered our million questions. Must do!

1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Full of enjoyment

Our guide was very good. First we stopped atthe Zhujiajiao Water Town. Where we had a very nice walk and went to a lovely local restaurant and took a boat. After that we went to Shanghai Tower. We really enjoyed

1  Thank Evangeline S
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Flavia M
17 May 2018|
Response from Heather T |
Can we be picked up and dropped off at the airport? We just have a layover in Shanghai for the day
Ryana S
17 May 2018|
Response from arbrebleu | Reviewed this property |
No. This particular tour starts in the morning. But you would have time to catch a Shanghai city tour in the afternoon.