Things to do in
Zhejiang

All activities

47 activities found
Sort by:

Our most recommended things to do in Zhejiang

From Shanghai: Private Zhujiajiao Tour with Boat Ride

From Shanghai: Private Zhujiajiao Tour with Boat Ride

Discover the enchanting Zhujiajiao Water Town on a personalized half-day private tour, starting from your Shanghai hotel. Immerse yourself in centuries of rich heritage as you wander through the atmospheric old street and traditional market, indulging in local delicacies. Marvel at iconic bridges from the Ming and Qing Dynasties, capturing memorable moments. Experience a leisurely boat ride along picturesque canals, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who shares captivating stories. Conclude your tour with a seamless transfer back to your Shanghai hotel, leaving you with lasting memories of this remarkable excursion.

Shanghai: Shanghai & Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Day Tour

Shanghai: Shanghai & Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Day Tour

Embark on a fascinating journey with your knowledgeable guide, starting at your hotel lobby. After a scenic one-hour drive, your adventure begins in the enchanting Zhujiajiao water town. With a history spanning over 1,700 years, it boasts remarkable preserved features. Marvel at the antiquated architecture, traverse old bridges, and follow the bubbling streams. Meander along the picturesque canals, wander through ancient lanes, and explore houses with stunning gardens. Capture the beauty with your camera as you enjoy a leisurely boat ride through the serene waterways. As hunger calls, delight in a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, savoring a variety of mouthwatering dishes that showcase the flavors of the region. In the afternoon, return to Shanghai and embark on the next leg of your adventure. Visit the renowned Yuyuan Garden, a pristine oasis that has stood for over 400 years, with its elegant Chinese pavilions and authentic architectural treasures. Alternatively, opt to explore the famous Jade Buddha Temple, a revered spiritual sanctuary (please note that Yuyuan Garden is closed on Mondays). Next, venture to the iconic Bund, where you will be treated to breathtaking vistas of the city's skyline, encompassing architectural marvels like the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, and the awe-inspiring Shanghai Tower. Allow the vibrant cityscape to captivate your senses and leave an indelible mark on your Shanghai experience. Conclude your tour with a visit to the magnificent Shanghai Tower, soaring 632 meters into the sky. Ascend to the observatory and be rewarded with a panoramic 360-degree view that showcases the city in all its glory. If you have already explored the aforementioned sites, fear not! There are alternative attractions and activities to choose from, such as the Pearl TV Tower, World Financial Center, Jinmao Tower, or the esteemed Shanghai Museum. At the end of your captivating journey, your guide will ensure a comfortable return to your hotel, cruise port, or airport, leaving you with cherished memories of your time spent exploring the wonders of Shanghai.

Shanghai Highlights and Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour

Shanghai Highlights and Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour

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.

Zhujiajiao Water Village: Private Tour from Shanghai

Zhujiajiao Water Village: Private Tour from Shanghai

Following pick-up from your hotel or the port in Shanghai at 10:00, journey for approximately 1-hour to the 400-year old water village of Zhujiajiao on the city's outskirts. Experience the "Venice of the Orient" up close with the help of your personal driver/guide. Climb aboard a boat to ride the waterways much like the residents would have done in years gone by. Take photographs of the village as you drift past historic buildings and houses. Then, take a walk along the old alleyways for even closer looks at the buildings and bridges, such as the 300-year old, Ming-era Fangsheng Bridge. Get recommendation on local restaurants to enjoy lunch at your own expense, or feel free to bring your own snacks to eat in a picturesque area.  Continue after lunch with a visit to some of the local shops in the afternoon. Bargain for good deals if you want to find souvenirs, experience everyday life or just have some fun! Then, journey back to Shanghai and get dropped off at your hotel or at the port.

Shanghai: Private Guided Tour to Hangzhou by Bullet Train

Shanghai: Private Guided Tour to Hangzhou by Bullet Train

Embark on a memorable journey as you meet your private guide in the morning at your hotel lobby. Board the high-speed bullet train for a swift 1-hour ride to Hangzhou City, where you'll have the chance to discuss your Hangzhou bucket list with your knowledgeable guide. Your guide will offer valuable insights and tailor the day's itinerary to suit your specific interests and preferences. Please note that the itinerary provided below is just an example, which can be customized to your liking. Upon arriving in Hangzhou, start your exploration with a leisurely walk along the scenic West Lake, known for its serene beauty and captivating landscapes. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings as you enjoy a 45-minute boat ride, listening to intriguing tales of local history and culture shared by your friendly guide. Following your West Lake visit, proceed to the renowned Longjing green tea farm, where you'll be treated to a sumptuous local lunch paired with exquisite tea tasting. Take in the picturesque views of the tea plantations, stroll through the lush greenery, and learn about the intricate process of tea cultivation from knowledgeable locals. After indulging in the flavors of Hangzhou, set off to explore the famous Lingyin Temple, a revered Buddhist sanctuary with a rich heritage. Marvel at the intricate architecture, intricate carvings, and serene atmosphere of this sacred site. If you've previously visited Hangzhou and wish to explore different attractions this time, feel free to discuss alternative options with your guide. Some suggested alternatives include the Meijiawu Tea Village, Hefang Street, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, or Liuhe Pagoda. As your memorable day draws to a close, board the bullet train for a comfortable journey back to Shanghai. Your guide will ensure your safe return to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your flexible Hangzhou adventure. Regenerate response

Hangzhou: China (with VPN)/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Pl

Hangzhou: China (with VPN)/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Pl

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. The product offers single-country and multi-country packages. If you plan to visit only one country, you can choose the single-country package. If you have a connected trip in Asia, just simply select the 22 Asian countries option, including: Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macao, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Japan, South Korea If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network: China Unicom

Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour with Boat Ride and Garden

Zhujiajiao Water Town Private Tour with Boat Ride and Garden

Your local great guide and the driver will pick up at your preferred time in your Shanghai hotel. Hop on to the comfortable air-conditioned private car and enjoy easy scenic ride to Zhujiajiao water town. Upon arrival, follow the lead of your expert guide and walk along the tallest bridge of the town, on top admire the unique Ming and Qing architecture while taking in the beautiful water scenery. Then, stroll down stone paved water markets, check out various interesting markets full of local arts, crafts, trinkets, souvenir and authentical eateries while listening your guide sharing the unique culture, custom from your guide. You may enjoy some fun shopping or pick the best street food to satisfy your tasting buds. Then pay the visit to Kezhi garden building around Qing dynasty, enjoy a peaceful visit in the ancient garden once owned by the local wealthy family, indulge yourself in the beautiful natural sound and landscape dotted with the ponds, pavilions, bridges and lush greens. Next board the private boat, take a scenic gondola ride down the waterway while soaking up the enchanting scenery with ancient residences, old temples and trees, fully appreciate the charming of the Venice of east. Your tour will be concluded with a convenient drop off back to your Shanghai city hotel or other downtown area as per your request.

From Shanghai: Hangzhou Private Day Trip by Bullet Train

From Shanghai: Hangzhou Private Day Trip by Bullet Train

Meet your Shanghai local driver in your hotel lobby (will confirm the departure time and train ticket once you confirm the tour, we will discuss more details via email or whatsapp), transfer to Shanghai Hongqiao high speed train station, you will get the paper round train tickets from the driver and catch the morning high speed train to Hangzhou. Keep your tickets in hand as it might be checked again during the journey or at Hangzhou train station's exit. Your first stop is West Lake - it is the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, noted for the scenic beauty, attracts tourists from all over the world. Wandering along the lake, enjoy the breathtaking scenery - pavilions, pagodas and embankments, etc and hear a folk fairy tale - Legend of White Snake from your guide. Then you can choose the West Lake cruise or the small boat on the lake, spend your leisure time there.  Afterwards, go to visit the Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond (HuaGang Park), you can have nice fish viewing there. It is one of the ten scenes of West Lake, you can not miss it. Second stop will be Longjing tea fields. Chinese green tea is renowned Longjing green tea farm, where you'll be treated a local lunch paired with tea tasting. Wondering in the beautiful tea plantations, walk through the lush greenery and learn how the intricate process of tea cultivation from knowledgeable locals and private guide translation. Head to the last destination - Lingyin Temple or Huxueyan Former Residence. Lingyin Temple is located in the Feilaifeng scenic spot. Which is one of the top ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China, also one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes. On the way to the temple, there are a large number of grottos and religious rock carvings. Huxueyan is a famouse merchants duiring Qing dynasty, you will get to know his legendary life in business. After finishing your tour in Hangzhou, you are transferred back to Hangzhou east railway station. Then take the high-speed train around 17:00pm - 18:00pm back to Shanghai. Upon arrival in Shanghai, we will arrange a Chinese speaking driver to meet you at Shanghai Hongqiao railway station (South exit) and transfer back to your downtown hotel in Shanghai to finish the entire trip.

Zhujiajiao Water Town and Best Shanghai City Private Tour

Zhujiajiao Water Town and Best Shanghai City Private Tour

Commence your amazing full day excursion trip with the convenient pick up at your downtown Shanghai hotel. Hop on to the comfortable air-conditioned private car and enjoy easy scenic ride to Zhujiajiao water town, one of the best-preserved ancient towns near the city. Upon arrival, spend quality time to visit the stone paved alleyways, walk up ancient “Fang Sheng Bridge” to take in top view of the water scenery, check out lively water markets with colorful street arts, crafts, unique trinkets and authentical eateries. In addition, meandering down the old canal by boarding a private gondola, take in the picturesque township scenery with charming Ming and Qing dynasties lined with lush greens, old temple while learn the fascinating custom and culture from your knowledgeable guide. After wonderful water town experience, take a break and savor a delightful lunch that features the local must try dishes inline with your dietary needs and tastes. In the afternoon, back to Shanghai city, continue the adventure into the famed local Jade Buddha temple. Admire the beautiful and treasure white Jade Buddha statues from Burma, enjoy the tranquil ambiance while following your guide visiting different chambers showcase the amazing Buddhist mural walls, magnificent carvings, learn local go about their religions, traditions. Or opt to visit 500 years old garden designed with exquisite rock mountains, lush greens dotted with tranquil ponds, towers and pavilions. Continue to iconic waterfront at Bund, the colonial-era promenade along the Huangpu River. Admire the stunning views of old and new Shanghai, including magnificent skylines as "three giant", the Bund's Old Customs House and other historic heritage while learning fascinating history and stories from your knowledgeable guide. Next, drive to Pudong Island, walk up the skybridge among the futuristic skyscrapers. Marvel at some of the world's tallest building that witnessed Pudong's fast development. On the nice clear day, take world’s fastest elevator in the Guinness record to the top observation deck in Shanghai Tower, enjoy a spectacular bird eye view of the mega Shanghai city. If you have been to the above-mentioned attractions, you could substitute to other sites as trendy French Concession, Shanghai Museum, Urban Planning Hall, Shanghai poster art museum, AP Plaza market etc. based on the time and your own interests. After the wonderful day you will be dropped off back to your downtown hotel or other downtown area as per your request.

Shanghai: Zhujiajiao Water Town with Airport Transfer option

Shanghai: Zhujiajiao Water Town with Airport Transfer option

Enjoy an enchanting day trip to Zhujiajiao Water Town, a captivating destination renowned for its timeless charm and picturesque canals. Join your friendly private guide in the morning and set off on a scenic journey to this historic village, where you'll be immersed in its rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. Upon arrival, marvel at the architectural masterpiece of Kezhi Garden and cross the iconic Fangsheng Bridge, witnessing the town's unique blend of traditional beauty and tranquil waterways. Indulge in a delectable local lunch, savoring the flavors of regional cuisine that tantalize your taste buds. Afterward, embark on a leisurely boat ride along the meandering canals, immersing yourself in the town's serene ambiance and taking in the scenic views. Throughout the tour, your knowledgeable guide will provide personalized insights and informative commentary, enriching your understanding of Zhujiajiao's significance and charm. As your unforgettable day trip comes to an end, bid farewell to Zhujiajiao and relax as you are transferred back to your Shanghai hotel, cherishing the cherished memories of this remarkable experience.

Frequently asked questions about Zhejiang

Top Attractions in Zhejiang

Things to Do in Zhejiang

Cities in Zhejiang

Other Sightseeing Options in Zhejiang

Want to discover all there is to do in Zhejiang? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Zhejiang

Overall rating

4.6
(117 reviews)

I was so happy, they treat me like as VIP as always, they’ve never disappointed me, by the way my tour guide name for this trip is (wen wen)., she shown me beautiful places and explained everything clearly bout those places, and took me to the good restaurant,😍 I felt really sick that day, cuz of lack of sleep maybe, She took care of me so well, I was so happy to book the activities from this company, their team 👌👌, total worthy., they make it worthy.,

The excursion was very informative and good. We saw a lot. Leo was an extremely competent guide who explained a lot. It was very fun to spend the day with him. I can wholeheartedly recommend the excursion if you want to see a lot in a short time.

We loved Caroline!!!!She is lovely and was always on top of everything. This excursion worths every penny. It is a good way to see the other Shanghai and get away of the asphalt for half a day. We totally recommend it.

We enjoyed our tour with Kalvin. He was very knowledgeable about the area especially since he’s a Shanghai native. He was patient with us when we wanted to stop and do a little shopping at the stores.

Very Nice trip, and a very informative and serviceminded guide, who told us a lot of China. Fantastic day 😎