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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour provided by Amazing Shanghai Trip

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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

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Overview
With its picturesque waterways, traditional houses, and dozens of stone bridges, the ancient town of Zhujiajiao has been nicknamed the “Venice of Shanghai.” With a private guide, stroll through 1,700 years of history on a leisurely boat tour of this delightful water town. The visit also covers the spectacular highlights of Shanghai city, including The Bund and Yuyuan Garden. Your guide won't let you miss any important sight and is open to customizing your tour, which includes door-to-door transportation.
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  • 1
    Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    The Bund (Wai Tan)
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 4
    Shanghai Tower
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Comprehensive day tour of Zhujiajiao water town and Shanghai city highlights
  • Includes a private guide, boat ride, authentic local lunch, and more
  • See top Shanghai highlights in a day
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What to Expect
Your tour begins with a front-door pickup in your hotel lobby, where you’ll prepare for an hourlong drive to Zhujiajiao, one of China’s best-preserved water towns. A private guide will lead you on a leisurely stroll down winding lanes and over picturesque stone bridges as you listen to commentary about the historic village. Get your camera ready: Next, you’ll hop aboard a boat for a relaxing canal ride, where you’ll have a front-row view of the town’s quaint traditional houses. Enjoy a break for lunch in a local restaurant for the chance to sample authentic regional delicacies. Most other tours end there, but you’ll continue the day with a visit to Shanghai city highlights, beginning with the 400-year-old pavilions of Yuyuan Garden. The action-packed tour concludes at the lively Bund district, where you’ll see staples like Shanghai Tower, home to a high-rise observatory with panoramic views of the city. You'll also have the opportunity to customize the tour with optional add-ons like the resplendent Jade Buddha Temple or the Shanghai Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient Chinese art.
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Private guide
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local Style Lunch
  • Dinner in Shanghai city (only if option is selected)
  • Bottled water
  • Zhujiaojiao, Shanghai Tower, Yu Garden ( or Jade Buddha Temple) Admission tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Additional entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • For Spanish guide service, please book at least 3 days in advance
  • For airport/cruise layover or outskirt area travelers, please choose Outskirts Departure
  • Please note that Yuyuan Garden is closed on every Monday, and you will visit Jade Buddha Temple instead
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Yuriy S wrote a review Jan 2020
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Wow! Words cannot fathom the experience we received today. Our tour guide was professional and super knowledgeable about this city! We started the morning off with greetings and first class private experience that made us feel welcomed. This tour really involves all of what
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Dr Wanderlust wrote a review Jan 2020
Tampa, Florida2 contributions
Snow was an amazing guide. She is knowledgable and so personable!! We had a fabulous time exploring Yu Garden, shanghai Tower, and Zhujiajiao water town! We had lunch and it was absolutely phenomenal!! Mr Chen our driver was great and very sweet. This was our first day and the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Judy D wrote a review Jan 2020
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Snow was very helpful and showed us around Zhujiajiao, Shanghai Tower, Jade Buddha Temple and the French Concession. She was very accommodating and took us to places we hadn’t been yet instead. Although the view at Shanghai tour wasn’t that visible, the tour was fantastic. Snow
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Ben M wrote a review Jan 2020
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Berlin was an incomparable guide. Every place we went - Yu Yuan Bazaar and Gardens, and Zhujiajiao - was amazing.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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emah4950 wrote a review Jan 2020
Fishkill, New York7 contributions
Thank you snow to show us a beautiful layover tour and the driver Mr Chen. We visited the jade Buddha temple, bund, yuyuan market and Shanghai tower. Lunch we eat in Shanghai style food restaurant, the food is excellent. Snow is very friendly,knowledgeable and patient, she is an
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Amazing time, great guide, highly recommend
We had an amazing time in Zhujiajiao with our guide, Snow. She was very informative and punctual. She asked a lot o
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Fantastic evening in Shanghai
Our tour and especially tour guide were great. Snow (our guide) took superb care of us making sure we got in the VI
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Great day with Snow
Had a great half day tour with our guide, Snow. She took us to the Jade Buddha Temple, the Yu Market, the Bund and
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Great time at Zhujiajiao
Wilson, our guide, was fantastic on our trip to the water town of Zhujiajiao. He was knowledgeable, fun, and extrem
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Great tour with Snow!
We just had the best private tour with Snow. We learned about the history of Jade Buddha Temple, then went Yu Garde
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Great tour
Thank you for a great tour. We had a great time and very interesting. Snow, our tour guide, was very helpful and in
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If you ever get a chance to use this young lady..... she is your girl. We ended up in a formal business meeting whe
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Great Guided Day Trip to Suzhou
I had a great side trip to Suzhou, guided by Caroline! Normally, I like to research extensively and handle all the
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Knowledgeable, Fun, and Kind
Snow is a perfect tour guide. She is personable, thoughtful and very adaptable. We had a lovely day drinking tea,
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Convenient Ride
Travelling from one place to another is very taxing. And in Japan, the taxis are really expensive. So, a better a
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Interesting and smoothly organised tour
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Shanghai Layover Tour
I had such a great experience with this tour company. My guide Wilson was very knowledgeable and responsive to what
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Your to Hangzhou
Snow was our tour guide. She did an excellent job showing us around. The lunch was excellent at a tea house. I high
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A great tour & guide
A very interesting and different location. Great guide in the lovely Snow and excellent driver, Hu. Snow took great
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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