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  • Location:Shanghai, China
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour

Witness the winding waterways of Zhujiajiao, an ancient and alluring water village, on a 4-hour tour from Shanghai. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, see legendary landmarks like the five-arch bridge that spans the Cao Gang River and gain fascinating insight into the pivotal role Zhujiajiao played in China’s industrial surge. Learn the complex art of silk making during a demonstrative workshop; meander the quaint canals of the town on a boat; and visit two sacred temples during your enriching exploration from Shanghai.       

Highlights

  • Stroll through an ancient water village on this half-day tour from Shanghai
  • See the sights as you relax on a canal cruise
  • Learn the art of silk making
  • Friendly and informative guide
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop off

What You Can Expect

Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour

Zhu Jia Jiao Water Village

Depart from your Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and enjoy the scenic journey to Zhujiajiao. On arrival, embark on a guided walking tour of the town with your knowledgeable guide; meander through winding streets parallel to picturesque waterways and learn about the rich heritage of the perfectly preserved village. 

See the area from an alternative perspective on a tranquil river cruise and then visit two of Zhujiajiao’s sacred and significant temples; listen as your guide explains the cultural significance of the structures and then venture to a silk shop to see an intriguing silk making demonstration. 

After you enriching 4-hour tour, return to Shanghai in your air-conditioned coach.  

Customer Reviews

Helen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Ms Joy was a joy! Her spoken English was good but I'm not sure how much she understood the questions we asked. But it was enough. The village is pretty and Mr. Wu garden and house were an added bonus.
The van driver was a hoot. Buckle up!

Joy Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

We arrived in the morning and took this tour from midday - we saw some of the surrounding country and our tour guide Frank was superb. He ensured we saw both the old and the new, the original and the reconstructed. Excellent.

Quiana Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Great experience!!!

Viet Quoc N Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Great tour that I enjoyed end to end. The tour guide is very friendly and fluent in English. It a good alternative if you don't have time to go to Suzhou

David F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

We did not actually do this half day tour. When we rang to confirm the pick up time we were offered instead a full day tour to Suzhou and Zhouzhuang water town with lunch included. We had a fantastic day. Our guide Frank was absolutely excellent. The driver was very competent especially in the early evening traffic jams in Shanghai as we returned.

Maciej S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Very interesting trip and perfect organized.

Amy G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

A once-in-a-lifetime experience we will never forget. With our wonderful guide, Lee, we were able to take a trip back in time and experience ancient China in all its wonders. If you do nothing else when you are in Shanghai, take this tour.

Harold R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Michael was a wonderful tour guide. Was offered a full day tour with no extra cost but was unable to fit in. Highly recommend this tour as its quite different from the city of Shanghai

Eben F USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

The local tour operator upgraded us to a full day tour that included some other sights. The water village is very unique and reminded us of being in Venice, except that it is in China. Great boat tour and walking tour of the local village.

Bob United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Beautiful area, water village so interesting and boat trip a real pleasure.

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