In this tour, you will enjoy your free time in the morning. After lunch, our guide and driver will meet you in your hotel and start the half day English speaking join-in tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, the most classic water town nearby Shanghai.
In the afternoon, meet our guide and driver at your Shanghai downtown hotel lobby, you will directly be taken to Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town. The takes around 50 minutes on the way.
According to record, the water town’s history can date back to 1700 years ago during the Three Kingdoms Period. And in the begining, it was Zhujiajiao Village. 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 known for its bridges, old streets, and gardens built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The highlight things to see in the ancient town are Fangsheng Bridge, Baoguo Temple, Town God’s Temple, and Zhuxi Garden.
After staying in Zhujiajiao, you will pay a short visit to the silk factory where you will learn knowledge about silk and how to bargain for clothes, quilts and some handmade things like that. Finally, you will be sent back to your hotel.
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.