Seven Treasure Town & Zhujiajiao Water Town Group Tour
This one day tour will take you to explore two ancient towns with different features nearby Shanghai. You will visit Zhujiajiao Ancient Watertown in the morning, in the afternoon you will visit Seven Treasure Town.
In the morning at 8:30 am, our driver and guide will pick you up at your Shanghai downtown hotel. The guide will contact you to reconfirm the pick up time again one day ahead of your travel date. After boarding the car, we will firstly drive to Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, a highlight attraction in Shanghai, a water town with the history that can trace back to the Three Kingdoms Period when primitive local village formed. 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 in the ancient town are: Fangsheng Bridge, Baoguo Temple, Town God’s Temple, and Zhuxi Garden. Here you can also optionally take a boat riding in the river to have a special view of this old water town which will impress you a lot.
After lunch, we will head to Seven Treasure Town, which locates at the suburb of Shanghai and shows the typical feature of southern Chinese ancient town. Built in Ming and Qing dynasties, this old town had been a local famous market place for trade of some daily goods like cloth, yarn, food material and vegetables. The town actually had rich commercial history but was also pervaded with cultural atmosphere in old times as there were many famous scholars in that time then. Today visitors can still feel the original taste of the old town and enjoy many exquisite crafts in local.
During today’s tour you will stop by the Silk Factory where you can learn knowledge about silk and appreciate excellent silk products as a traditional craft in China. Around 5:00 pm you will be transferred back to your Shanghai downtown hotel and it is available for you to try some night tours if you are interested, such as Huangpu River Cruise and Chinese Massage Experience.
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.