Great tour guide , comfortable coach . Saw a lot of the country . Very green , heaps of flowers Beautiful people ! Had a wonderful time
Learn all about the silk-making process, from breeding to weaving
Explore scenic Zhouzhuang Water Town with a guide
Savor a local restaurant lunch, including vegetarian option
Silk is a natural protein fibre, some forms of which can be woven into textiles which is reputed to be” the queen of fabrics”. China is the hometown of silk and it is popular for light, lustrous and durable.
Zhouzhuang Water Village
Zhouzhuang is Located in Jiangsu Province. it is a popular tourist destination and one of the most famous water townships in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs. It has been called the "Venice of the East".
Built by Xu's family in the Zhengtong era (1436–1449) of the Ming Dynasty and bought by Zhang's family in the early Qing Dynasty. Zhang House is a dapper and graceful residential house; has a tranquil courtyard and pond. Deep halls all represent the life of the quondam owner.
The Twin Bridges, which comprise of Shide Bridge and Yongan Bridge, are the most famous and are considered the symbol of Zhouzhuang. Built in the Wanli era (1573–1619) of the Ming Dynasty. The Twin Bridges look like an old-style Chinese key.
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My guide, Shirley, was very knowledgeable and fluent in English. She made Chinese history come alive as we toured ancient sites. We also had an excellent driver. My favorite part of this excursion was the boat ride at Zhouzhang which was definitely worth the extra...More
It was our first time for playing tourists in China, out of Shanghai. Us means wife, 11-year old daughter, both originally Thai, and I, husband with minor walking disability, a retired academic. The key to this experience was Clair, the face of China Vacation for...More
This tour with Kenny (firstname.lastname@example.org) was one of the highlights of our 17 day (Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Hong Kong) visit to China. She was a superb guide. In addition to the normal descriptions of the various sites and historical significance of what we were...More