Day trip

Shanghai Highlights and Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: HIKESHANGHAI
Day trip

Shanghai Highlights and Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour

Activity provider: HIKESHANGHAI

From US$ 200.90 per person

Discover the highlights of Shanghai and visit the artistic Zhujiajiao Water Town in comfort on a full-day private tour. Visit landmarks such as Yu Yuan Garden, The Bund and French Concession.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup included
Pick-up possible from your hotel in downtown Shanghai or from the cruise terminal.


  • Visit the must-see sights of Shanghai
  • Ride a gondola along the canals of Zhujiajiao Water Town
  • Enjoy a Chinese lunch in a local restaurant
  • See Ming and Qing Dynasty monuments in Yu Yuan Garden
Full description

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or the cruise port, and then explore Shanghai with a private guide and driver. Marvel at the historic buildings of The Bund along the banks of the Huangpu River. Get sweeping views of both sides of the river before making your way to Yu Yuan Garden. Located by the City God Temple in the Old City, the traditional garden was built during the Ming Dynasty and features dozens of monuments, pagoda temples and water features. See an old Shanghai street from the Qing Dynasty and more.

Continue to the former French Concession and explore the charming neighborhood established when the city was a French settlement. Next, visit the 400-year-old Zhujiajiao Water Town to see why its' often referred to as the Venice of the Orient. Enjoy lunch in a famous Chinese restaurant, and then take a boat ride to get a sense of traditional life in southern China.

Stroll the old alleyways to see more buildings and bridges, and get some time to shop before the drive back to Shanghai.

  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private driver/guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Chinese lunch
  • Gratuities to the driver and guide (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • Gratuities for the driver and guide are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Very relaxed and serene

March 16, 2022

January 17, 2021

David was a good Guide and can be recommended!

October 20, 2019


Product ID: 143793