Half Day Shanghai Tour for Local Food and Zhujiajiao Water Town
You will never regret the visit to Zhujiajiao Water Town during your Shanghai vacation which is famed as “Chinese Venice”. This tour takes half day to explore the beautiful Zhujiajiao town bearing a harmonious mixture of local folk residence and curving rivers. It provides you a distinct experience from Shanghai city tour to lead you escape from the busy urban life and immerse you into the idyllic water town. Moreover, a break to discover Shanghai local food afterwards would be a big plus for your Shanghai trip.
Zhujiajiao Water Town
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee
Meet your guide and driver your hotel lobby at 8 am or 2 pm then drive for about 1 hour to anticipated ancient Zhujiajiao Water Town. Strolling along the old-time town as listening to the guide’s introduction about the its history, which dates back to even 1700 years ago, as early as the time of Three Kingdoms. In the Song and Yuan Dynasties, the village grew into a town and got the name “zhujiacun village”. The appearance of the town we see today was left from the Ming Dynasty. Nowadays the ancient town is best known for its bridges, old streets, and gardens built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The highlight things to see here are: Fangsheng Bridge, Baoguo Temple, Town God’s Temple, and Zhuxi Garden. Capture snapshots of charming alleyways and ancient stone houses. You can also take the optional boat cruise here to if you are interested in it. The cruise is along the old canal that was nominated by someone as Zhujiajiao the Venice of Shanghai.
Returning from the suburb it will be time to reward your stomach with delicious food. Catch the chance to taste the most genuine and delicious local snacks. If you feel in the mood for hot pot, please just leave a special requirement when book this tour.
Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel with great joy and content.
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.
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.
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.