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5 Days Shanghai & Zhouzhuang Water Town Tour

Tour Overview

The time of 5 days is proper to pay an in-depth visit to Shanghai and water town nearby Shanghai. This 5-day tour will introduce you an ideal way to explore the world famous Metropolis Shanghai and the Zhouzhuang Water Town. You will have a chance to enjoy the prosperous of Shanghai and also immerse yourself into a quite world Zhouzhuang Water Town. Join us to enjoy your holiday to the most!

Highlights of this tour:

*Trace the history and development of Shanghai in Shanghai Museum
*Stroll on People Square and Nanjing Road to have a glimpse of the local lifestyle.
*Enjoy the charming night scenery of Shanghai on The Bund or taking a Huangpu River Cruise.
*Find a piece of pure land in the downtown area—Jade Buddha Temple
*Come to Yu Garden to appreciate the architectural beauty of classical gardens.
*Look deep into the local lifestyle in Shanghai Old Street.
*Find how Shanghai has the name of “Oriental Paris” due to Former French Concession.
*Enjoy yourself in the quite and comfortable Zhujiajiao Water Town and Seven Treasures Town.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Arriving in Shanghai, the tour guide will hold a welcome sign with your name at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Free for the rest of the day.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

  2. AM: Today’s first stop will be Shanghai Museum at People’s Square. Established in 1952, the Shanghai Museum has a collection of more than 120,00 rare cultural pieces from the Old Stone Age to modern times. Finish the exploration of history, stroll on People Square to have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. The square now is most famous for its match-making corner where parents try to seek partners for their children. Afterwards you will be escorted to  Shanghai World Financial Center, the second tallest skyscraper in mainland China.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Then you will take a walk in Nanjing Road to see the earliest and most bustling business street in Shanghai. The one day exciting trip will be ended by visiting to the Bund, one of the best place to see contrast of old Shanghai and modern Shanghai. Drive back to your hotel after the tour.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    Shanghai Museum

  3. AM: After hotel pickup we will head to the hundred-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen. After that we will continue to visit Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built for Pan’s parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: In the afternoon you will take a walk on Shanghai Old Street, with a total length of 825 meters, the architectural style and business layout show the historical and cultural evolution of old Shanghai from the Ming and Qing dynasties to the fusion of western culture. Next, come to the Former French Concession, the largest and most prosperous concession among all the four French concessions in old China. From 1849 to 1943, this area was ruled by France for almost a century. Here your tour guide will reveal a history of humiliation and you will see many old beautiful European style buildings which look very charming hidden in the shade of French parasol trees. At last enjoy leisure time at “Xintiandi” – something like Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong and Clarke Quay in Singapore. Xintiandi is a fashionable pedestrian street composed of Shikumen and modern architecture style. At last transfer back to hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    Yuyuan Garden

  4. AM: Meet your guide in hotel and then drive to Suzhou, a city which is renowned for its elegant gardens, stone bridges, its network of rivers and canals. Visit one of the most famous gardens built in the Ming Dynasty in Suzhou, the Net Master Garden. Then climb Ancient City Wall, one of the few existed city walls built in feudal dynasties in China.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, drive to the ancient water town – Zhouzhuang, one of the most famous water towns in China. It is not only noted for its breathtaking natural beauty but also its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the strong local colored traditions and customs. A 15-20 minutes’ cruise by gondoda along the canal will be included. After the tour, transfer back to hotel by 18:00.

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    Zhouzhuang Water Town

  5. Our driver picks you up from hotel according to your Flight time in the morning. Then transfer to the airport.

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers 1 People 3 People 4 People 5 People
Tour Price $918 $356 $289 $261
Travelers 6 People 8 People 9 People 10 People
Tour Price $259 $217 $200 $186
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Price includes

  • Chinese style lunch
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-conditioned car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Hotel (We are glad to help book hotel if you need)
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities

Booking Method

Step 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours. Step 2: A small amount deposit will be required to book a tour. After deposit received, a detailed service voucher will be sent to you to confirm the booking. Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date. If you have any further question, please feel free to contact us! Email: [email protected] Cellphone number: +86 18792910029 WhatsApp / Wechat ID: 008618792910029 Facebook: @xianholidaystravelagency

Our Hotels

In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!

The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices.

If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they’ll book the hotel for you.

Our Tour Guide

The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.

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Our Driver and Vehicle

The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.

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Meals

Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!

Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.

For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.

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