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Su Zhou and Zhou Zhuang Water Village Day Tour

Product ID: 93315
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Appreciate China’s provincial delights during a full-day tour of two charming traditional towns from Shanghai. Escape the rush life from city and see how daily life has remained unchanged in these quaint and ancient towns. Round hotel transfer included.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Downtown Shanghai hotel pick-up included. If your hotel is far away from downtown, the meeting point is Westin Bund Hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the two picturesque towns of Suzhou and Zhouzhuang water village
  • Ride on a sampan through the beautiful waterways of Zhouzhuang
  • Enjoy a local Chinese lunch
  • See Chinese silk being produced at a silk mill
  • Professional English-speaking guide and hotel pick-up and drop off from Shanghai downtown hotels
Full description
Depart from your downtown Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and begin the scenic journey to Suzhou, an ancient town famed for the beauty of its verdant gardens. Listen as your guide offers informative narration on the town hailed as the Venice of the east, and then disembark your coach to explore the Master of Nets Garden. Marvel at the town’s exquisite example of Ming Dynasty landscaping, and admire the harmonious style of Chinese garden construction.

Continue to the town’s ancient city wall, reputed to date back to 600 BC, and stroll parallel to the picturesque Grand Canal. Conclude your tour of Suzhou with a visit to its 14th century silk factory, then revitalize with a delicious Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. 

Afterwards, return to your vehicle to travel to Zhouzhuang, a quaint town thronged with winding waterways and charming structures. Admire the simple, perfectly preserved houses, and hear of how the town’s history dates back to the 11th century as you sail the canals in a Chinese sampan.  Relax during the journey back to your Shanghai hotel and bid farewell to your guide and group upon your return. 
Includes
  • Entrance tickets
  • Local Chinese style lunch
  • Boat ride in Zhou Zhuang Village
  • English speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned coach
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities to driver and guide
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 9 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
5.0/5

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HIKESHANGHAI

Product ID: 93315